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Registration opens for Lumberjack Survival Summit

August 12, 2016 -

Have you always wanted to be a lumberjack? Now's your chance! Registration is now open for autumn's biggest challenge event, the Lumberjack Survival Summit.

The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum is hosting its second Lumberjack Survival Summit Sept. 17 to 18, 2016.

Participants must be 19 years and older and can register at the museum, 2993 Highway 2 in Kingston or by visiting http://woodworkingmuseum.ca/event/lumberjack-survival-summit. Cut off for registration is Sept. 8. Registration cost of $120 includes all workshops, food and your campsite.

Discover if you have what it takes to face the tasks of a Canadian logging camp. Build your own two-day schedule by selecting from over 16 breakout workshops taught by experts in their field, designed to hone your skills in the areas of camping, cooking, tools and woodworking, orienteering, emergency medicine and more.

Learn how to brew beer, use a compass, start a fire without matches, shave with a straight razor and other skills for your daily urban lumberjack life. All plaids welcome and no experience required!

Get all the details at http://woodworkingmuseum.ca/event/lumberjack-survival-summit/

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information call Amy Paauw, communications officer at 613-546-4291, ext. 1309