Traditional Program

Harvest Camp

Welcome to the Harvest Camp, an enriching program presented by the Aboriginal Hunters and Anglers Club (AHAC) in partnership with the Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) and the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR). Our program is designed to provide youth and community members with essential skills and knowledge about responsible harvesting practices, emphasizing gun safety, cultural significance, and sustainability.

Join Us at Harvest Camp

The Harvest Camp is more than an educational program; it is a bridge connecting the past, present, and future. By blending traditional knowledge with modern safety practices, the AHAC, in partnership with the GSPS and MNR, aims to empower the next generation with the skills and respect needed to continue the legacy of responsible harvesting.

Program Highlights:

1. Gun Safety Education

  • Comprehensive training on gun safety, including proper handling, storage, and usage of firearms.
  • Emphasis on safety measures to prevent accidents and ensure responsible use.

2. Cultural Significance of Harvesting

  • Exploration of the rich cultural heritage associated with harvesting practices.
  • Traditional stories and teachings from Elders and knowledge keepers.

3. Sustainable Harvesting Practices

  • Learning about sustainable methods that respect and preserve natural resources.
  • Understanding the roles of different species and principles of conservation.

4. Hands-On Learning

  • Practical experiences with guided nature walks, tracking, and supervised harvesting exercises.
  • Real-world application of knowledge gained during the program.

5. Community Building

  • Team-building activities, discussions, and shared experiences.
  • Promoting mutual respect, understanding, and support among community members.

Our Partners:

Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)

  • Insights into sustainable resource management and conservation practices.
  • Educating participants on the ecological impact of harvesting and maintaining environmental balance.

Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS)

  • Expert training on gun safety and legal responsibilities associated with firearm use.
  • Ensuring participants are well-informed about hunting and harvesting regulations.