2018 Summer Events and Activities

Saskatchewan is a fabulous place to spend your summer months, and our Provincial Parks are the best get away spots in the province. Where else can you experience the peace and serenity of camping - paired with some great activities and entertainment. Keep checking back for more details on the happenings at Saskatchewan's Provincial Parks.

Virtual BioBlitz

The goal of this event is to engage park visitors in their natural surroundings and build species lists for many of our provincial parks. Join us for the Saskatchewan Parks VIRTUAL Bioblitz event taking place in parks across the province, July 15-21.

Download the iNaturalist app and join us!

Information for scientist or wildlife experts available here.

Saskatchewan Express - CIRCUS OF LIFE! 

Enjoy the talents of Saskatchewan's young performing troop as they present the Circus of Life tour in many Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.

- See 2018 Summer Tour Dates here.

Calendar of Programs & Events

Several parks have an assortment of daily drop-in programs scheduled throughout July and August. Each park offers activities that are different from the last, from group-led games, crafts, stories and sand castle contests to campfire singalongs, sunset paddles and special musical performances. Whether visiting the park for the day or staying for the full week, everyone is welcome to participate in the park programs and events.

To view summer calendars, select one of the parks listed below. Once redirected to the park page, select "Summer Calendars" from the left-hand side.

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Candle Lake Provincial Park
Cypress Hills Provincial Park
Douglas Provincial Park
Duck Mountain Provincial Park
Echo Valley Provincial Park
Good Spirit Lake Provincial Park
Great Blue Heron Provincial Park
Greenwater Lake Provincial Park
Meadow Lake Provincial Park
Narrow Hills Provincial Park
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

Learn to Fish

This FREE lake-side program includes some short instructions and the opportunity to fish from the shore. In this two-hour program, our expert anglers, Jason and Jeff Matity, will teach the fishing necessities, including:

Fish identification | Tackle and accessories | How to pack tackle box
Rules, regulations and safety | Casting | Proper fish handling | Cleaning/filleting

NOTE: Equipment, information and instructor provided. No cost - No pre-registering. Program is geared towards children 12 and over, under 12 should have an adult able to assist them and a life jacket.

2018 Program locations, presenters & dates (Program times 10 am & 1 pm): 

Park  Presenter  Date    
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park   Jason Matity July 7
Duck Mountain Provincial Park Jeff Matity July 7
Douglas Provincial Park Jason Matity         July 14
Moose Mountain Provincial Park Jeff Matity July 14
Buffalo Pound Provincial Park Jason Matity July 15
Echo Valley Provincial Park Jeff Matity July 15

Learn to Camp

The Learn to Camp program is designed to introduce new campers to skills and activities that are needed to have a successful and memorable camping experience. Participants will receive lessons from Learn to Camp Leaders, and then will have the opportunity to practice what they have learned.

Who can participate? The Learn to Camp program is open to families who have never camped before or want to start tent camping. The program can accommodate up to six people per site, with a maximum of three adults per site.

Overnight experience ($30/group+ $12 registration fee):

  • We supply the camping equipment you will need
  • You supply your own food, bedding and personal items
  • Over the course of two days you will learn how to: 
    • Chop firewood
    • Use a camping cook stove
    • Start a campfire
2018 Program locations & dates:
Note: No Pets. No alcohol. Programs are in English

To apply contact learntocamp@gov.sk.ca with your choices for location and date.

Deadline to submit a request is June 29, 2018. 

Already have camping experience but lack equipment? Try out our new Camp-Easy equipped campsites, available until Sept 3, 2018.