Ontario Provincial Preppers Meet

  • July 20, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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This event is a joint effort between many preppers and prepper related organizations from all over Ontario. It will feature several workshops, vendors, demonstrations with experts in all aspects of prepping, survivalism and self-reliance. Denob, of the International Preppers Network has been organizing this event for months alongside Old School and ICRRC of the IPN and OPSN. I (Che), of the OPSN, have recently been asked to assist in organizing this event and I'm honored to participate. I'm also grateful to have Colleen, co-organizer of the USNO, assist with teaching at this event as her skills are invaluable.

Preppers from all over Ontario! Join us for loads of giveaways, special events, demonstrations, vendors at this special event!

THIS EVENT IS FREE

Schedule:

A detailed schedule featuring all our
guest speakers can be viewed here:

Saturday, July 20th
Sunday, July 21st

Featured Events:

Solar Energy - Greenside Electric
Food Storage - Anitapreciouspearl (Adventures in Country Living)
To bug in or bug out? That is the question. - Bug Out Canada
Food, staying healthy and more – Karen Stephenson (Edible Wild Food)
Wilde Edibles Walk – Karen Stephenson (Edible Wild Food)
Saint John Ambulance – Melissa Nickason (St. John Ambulance)
Fires and Stoves – WildE (Wilderness Return)
Building Shelters - WildE (Wilderness Return)
Electromagnetic Pulse – Che (Ontario Prepper Survival Network)
Bugout bags & geo-stashing – Che (Ontario Prepper Survival Network) & Colleen (The United Survivalist Network of Ontario)
Essential Oils – Cheryl (Essential Oils)
Communications - Che (Ontario Prepper Survival Network)
Water Purification – Denob (The Prepared Canadian)
Security around the Home - Ranger2012

Accomodations:

This is going to be a great event and we would love for you to join us. Come out for the day or stay overnight. This is a two day event. There are lots of hotels in Huntsville. There are some camping sites available at Arrow Head Provincial Park and also crown land 15 minutes to the north and west. Please feel free to contact us directly for camping site locations if you intend on staying overnight - however, a main camping location for everyone has been established...

Camping Location: The main spot for camping will be on crown land at the very end of Rockhaven Road in Hunstville. The following map shows this exact location from the event hall:

http://goo.gl/maps/gvkpJ

Location B (in the above map link) is where the main camping spot will be with location A being the main hall location respectively.

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  • Colleen

    I've had some requests for a list of items that are in my bug out bag. You will find them here: http://files.meetup.com/1248758/Colleen%20%28from%20USNO%29%20Bug%20Out%20Bag%20Contents%202013.htm Also my Bug Out Bag Video will be uploaded by Sept 2013!

    August 3, 2013

  • Ted H

    Thanks for all the helpful instruction and expertise on Saturday. Sorry I could not stay for the Sunday session - our Gravenhurst residence is on Day 5 without power, so now I get to use some of my new found skills! For my first meet up event, I enjoyed meeting new prepper colleagues and look forward to many more opportunities. See you again soon. Ted

    2 · July 23, 2013

  • Colleen

    If you are interested in seeing more photos from this event, you will find them on the OPSN meetup page here (thanks Chiu!): http://www.meetup.com/Ontario-Prepper-Survival-Network/photos/16232992/#[masked]

    1 · July 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!! I feel so safe roughing it out in the wild with people who know how to start a fire and fight with bears :D I enjoyed hanging out with everyone and learning how to pick locks (tougher than in video games), water filtration, communications, how to ward off bugs (bug in vs bug out), etc etc. I look forward to earning a badge in successful fire starting!

    2 · July 21, 2013

  • Colleen

    I had a great time on Saturday! It was awesome to be able to network, learn & share information & experiences with so many like minded individuals (old friends & new friends) all in the same room! The vendors were excellent & had lots of product & service details to contribute. Thanks to the presenters for their well thought out and detailed talks! Big thanks to ICRCC, Ed, Che & the other organizers!

    1 · July 21, 2013

  • Colleen

    For anyone who missed the Prepared Canadians Talk on Water Purification. You can listen to their podcast on the same topic here! http://thepreparedcanadian.blogspot.ca/2013/07/the-prepared-canadian-podcast-episode-29.html

    July 21, 2013

  • Glen

    stuff has come up so I can't make it. I will see you all sometime in the future.

    July 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm staying until sunday. Anyone needing a ride can meet me at the don mills subway station for 8 am on saturday

    2 · July 18, 2013

  • Colleen

    Lada needs a lift from Toronto. She does not drive a car but has camping gear. On her part, she would contribute by bringing lots of free bread. She distributes bread to the low income families and to those who need it. She could also make a little show as to how to turn one's old clothing into something wonderful and unique, no sewing skills necessary. If you can help, please, email her at [masked] Thanks!

    July 18, 2013

    • Colleen

      Lada found a ride! Thanks everyone!

      July 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I may go up on Saturday. Not sure yet.

    July 18, 2013

  • Oldschool

    not sure why this suddenly rrsp as yes. Had to give up due to going back to work. Hope you all have fun

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Ted H

    Just joined, looking forward to my first event in Huntsville, Saturday only.

    2 · July 17, 2013

  • Colleen

    There will be a data exchange at the meet. Just bring your favorite PDF’s etc. on a USB drive and you will be able to exchange data with other attendees, a great way to build a library. Computer equipment will be available. Please make sure that the data you bring is free of copyright infringement.

    2 · July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll camp with the cool people ;) for sat overnight

    July 11, 2013

  • Che

    I'll be there the entire weekend (starting on Friday). If anyone needs a place to camp please feel free to get in touch with me directly. I will be camping on crown land very close to the event.

    1 · June 20, 2013

  • Colleen

    I will be attending on the Saturday only.

    1 · June 19, 2013

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