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CanoeSki Discovery Company: Canoeing & Painting in the Wild - Lac La Ronge Provincial Park
If you're an artist looking for a new and exciting outlet for your creative impulses, here's the trip for you! A secluded wilderness destination in the heart of Saskatchewan's scenic Canadian Shield is the base for four days of canoeing, painting, relaxing, swimming, hiking and simply soaking up the ambiance of the great outdoors. Free your creative spirit in the land that inspired the rock art painters of ancient times. Join in the ageless tradition of open-air painting and leave with a treasured record of your encounter with northern Saskatchewan's rocky lakes and boreal forests.
Home base for the trip is a small, secluded family camp on a small remote lake in Saskatchewan's picturesque canoeing country - a landscape that begs for the touch of an artist's brush from every vista! It is a short canoe trip through three small lakes and two short portages to reach base camp, where we have semi-modern cabin accommodation.
The plan is to take short forays by canoe into the surrounding boreal lakeland to explore sites offering prime wilderness painting potential. The beauty of the area lies not only in the rugged Precambrian landscape but the small protected lakes allow beginner canoeists to enjoy paddling without getting stressed by unruly weather. If artistic endeavours get too intense, relief is available in diversionary pursuits at the camp, such as fishing, hiking, or swimming in the pristine, fresh lake waters!