Winter Camping Symposium in Ely, MN Oct 24-26, 2008

The annual Winter Camping Symposium is being held Vermilion Community College (VCC) in Ely MN, October 24-26.  The symposium will feature workshops, field trips, & seminars all focused on winter camping experiences. In addition, thre will be vendor exhibits, a gear swap, trip forum and a special campfire cookery tasting event and bake-off.

Registration fees: $40/adult, $25/student (high school or college), free for youth 12 & under, and an additional $10 off for adults or students who register by Sept 1. Camping sites (with showers/toilets nearby) are available in the VCC forest preserve (no charge) or hotel lodging is available within walking distance. Meals can be purchased at the VCC cafeteria or from a variety of restaurants just a few blocks away (or enjoy your own campfire cookery!)

The Ely Winter Camps Rendezvous will be the largest winter camping event in North America in 2008. The event will include 18 world class speakers, 10 work shops, a large collection of different style winter tents, factory equipment reps to display and discuss equipment.

Email or or call 218-365-6022 for program details and registration form.


2 comments to Winter Camping Symposium in Ely, MN Oct 24-26, 2008

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  • The Winter Camping Symposium has move to the MPLS MN area this year Oct.23-25th. Will include over 50 winter tents in use and on dosplay along with presentation and workshops on winter skills. Great place for people to learn more about winter camping and meet others with like interests. E-mail back if more information required.Please help us promote winter camping as we are a non-profit group trying to teach people the safe way to use winter resources.