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[1] BRIGHTEN YOUR GREY MATTER

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    • Camp Life - Between The Covers - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you reading a book or a photo of your favourite book in a camp setting.

    • Feeling Inspired - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or someone in your group, painting, drawing or writing while "Out There".

    • Keep it Wild - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Pic of your favourite Wilderness themed book(s).

    • Looking For Fun and Information - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture/selfie with any book by Kevin Callan (50 bonus points if you take the photo of Kevin's book while you are actually "Out There").

    • Looking For Guidance - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture/selfie with any book by Hap Wilson (50 bonus points if you take the photo of Hap's book while you are actually "Out There").

    • Musically Inclined - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of harmonica (or other recognizable instrument other than a guitar) in camp or on portage.

    • Paddlers Who Play Guitar - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of an actual guitar or guitar case in a camp or on portage.

    • Rockin’ the Canoe Paddle. - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of someone playing air guitar with their paddle.

    • The Explorer - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you planning your route with maps.

    • The Way To Go - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Pic of your favourite canoe route or area on a map.

 

[2] STEP YOUR WORKOUT UP A NOTCH

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    • Having The Blisters To Show For It - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of any band-aided issue you have encountered when you are "Out There".

    • More Than Your Share. - 100 Paddle Points

      Description: Carrying an obviously heavy load on a portage.

    • Off The Main Trail - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Any hiking picture.

    • On The Portage - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Carrying a load on a portage.

    • Portage King or Portage Queen - 100 Paddle Points

      Description: Portaging a canoe solo.

    • Still sorta "Out There" - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: City slicker (any paddling image - urban or otherwise) 25 bonus points if wearing PFD

    • We’re In This Together - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Portaging a canoe tandem

    • Yoke - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or a friend in a yoga or meditation style pose - on shore or in a canoe/SUP

 

[3] NATURE IS MEDICINE

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    • "If I don’t get out there soon I will lose it!" - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Stuck in the city (or at home) and can't get "Out There" photo

    • Best View That There Is - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any canoe bow photo with canoe paddle (50 extra bonus points if it is a Badger canoe paddle)

    • In the Water, In the Moment - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Getting your feet wet photo (swimming or standing in water)

    • Just Get "Out There" - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you taking part in any outdoor activity

    • On the Canoe Trail - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Paddling a canoe photo of any kind with 50 BONUS POINTS ADDED IF PADDLERS ARE WEARING THEIR PFDs OR LIFEJACKETS!!!

    • On the Water Trail - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Paddling a kayak or SUP photo of any kind with 50 BONUS POINTS ADDED IF PADDLERS ARE WEARING THEIR PFDs OR LIFEJACKETS!!!

    • Shelter - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any tent or tarp photo

 

[4] YOUR HEALTH & LIFE DEPENDS ON IT

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    • All loaded up and ready to go! - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: For canoe, canoe, or SUP on a vehicle roof pic

    • Express yourself! - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any picture of you enjoying yourself in nature

    • Feeling Great "Out There" - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Outdoor smiles - any photo of you or anyone smiling in the great outdoors

    • Keeping Postitive - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: A little rain never hurt anyone photo (any picture taken with rain)

    • Remember that funny time?! - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Funny trip photos (and strange, weird or wonderful happenings on trip)

 

[5] BOOST YOUR HEALTH & FIGHT DISEASE

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    • Canoescape - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of your canoe, kayak or SUP in any wilderness setting

    • Deep Rejunivation - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of swimmers in any outdoor setting

    • Finding Yourself In Nature - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or a friend looking out over a lake or forest view

    • Getting Dirty - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Whether on purpose or by accident, a pic of someone who got dirty

    • My Spot - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of you in your favourite spot (by a tree, rock, shore‚ anywhere "Out There"!) or photo of your favourite spot.

    • Rain Rain Go Away - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: A picture of wet gear, pets, or people.

    • The Necessities of Life - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or a friend starting a fire or cooking stove

 

[6] FEEL THE MYSTERY & MAGIC OF OUR WORLD

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    • Bugged Out - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Mosquito or bug bite photo.

    • Capturing The Moment - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any wilderness sunset photo.

    • Connecting With Nature - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Any wildlife picture (note: points will be subtracted if any wildlife look harassed by your camera or approach, for getting too close to wildlife (chipmunks and birds excluded) in any way that we deem as dangerous or unnecessary.

    • Hug a Tree - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or a friend hugging a tree.

    • Northern Sky - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any image of a northern skyline (forest areas only please).

    • What a wonderful world. - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Any wilderness sunrise photo.

 

[7] BUILD INDEPENDENCE & RELATIONSHIPS

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    • All in the Family - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Any generational family photo while "Out There"

    • Around the Camp - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Campfire shot/campfire selfie.

    • Around the Camp with Friends - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Group campfire shot/group selfie.

    • Breakfast in the Wild - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of your breakfast (at camp or on the trail) or you and your friends eating breakfast "Out There".

    • Camp Kitchen - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of your camp kitchen area (tarp, tree, rock, log, fire pit, tarp or stove... wherever you prepare your food while you are “Out There”.

    • Canine in a Canoe - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Paddling animal friend(s) photo.

    • Dinner in the Wild - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of your dinner at camp.

    • Everything Old is New Again - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Honour system! Take someone new "Out There". Someone who has never been before, someone who you have never been with, or someone who has been "Out There" before but not in a long time.

    • Favourite Paddler - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Your best paddling pal shot (person, animal, or self).

    • I did it all by myself! - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Solo trip photo.

    • Lunch in the Wild - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of your lunch (at camp or on the trail) or you and your friends eating lunch "Out There".

    • Road trip food! - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Your favourite road trip eatery photo.

 

[8] SLEEP BETTER, FEEL BETTER

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    • Camp fire at night - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any campfire photo taken at night.

    • Morning Smile - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you or a friend - before the food pack is opened for breakfast.

    • My House - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: In the tent, selfie.

    • My neighbourhood - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Outside of the tent, selfie.

    • My neighbours - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Outside the tent(s) group shot.

    • My roommates - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: In the tent group shot.

    • My view - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: View of the outside from inside your tent.

    • Night view - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Night time sky shot.

    • Siesta - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of you or a friend taking a nap anywhere "Out There".

 

[9] WE HAVE TO USE IT SO WE DON’T LOSE IT

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    • Almost there - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Selfie or photo of you/friend at the put-in.

    • Back country paddler - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any paddle-in interior campsite picture.

    • Camp traveller - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Any drive-in campground picture.

    • Camper - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Any camp ground site sign photo.

    • Getting there - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any put in/take out spot photo.

    • Home is where the heart is - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any solo or group photo with a camp sign.

    • Hug a Ranger - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Any photo of you or your friend(s) with a Park Ranger or staff person.

    • Leave no trace - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: Pack it out (photo of the garbage you packed out be it your own or cleaning up after others).

    • On the trail - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any group photo with portage sign.

    • Park Protector - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any photo of a ranger or park staff.

    • Show the parks some extra love - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Provincial Park signage group shot.

    • Show the parks some love - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Provincial Park signage, selfie.

    • Solo trail - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any portage sign, selfie.

    • The Paperwork - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Photo of you (selfie accepted) and/or a friend in front of a park permit office/station.

    • The Privy Privileged - 75 Paddle Points

      Description: View from/or of your privy, outhouse, throne, or thunderbox. *100 BONUS POINTS for a Dr. Stephen Buttrum memoriam thunderbox/privy pit photo (Temagami).

    • Where ever I put my tent, that’s my home - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Any camp sign selfie.

 

[+1] FINDING PADDLES/PRIZES

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    • #WildernessBling - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Wilderness canoeing fashion photo (clothes and outfits) A bit of PITPC trivia to note: The hashtag/phrase #WildernessBling was first coined by sometimeseventful.ca

    • Algonquin Basecamp - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: Algonquin Basecamp Photo of a visit to the Algonquin Basecamp location.

    • Algonquin Outfitters - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: Algonquin Outfitters Photo of a visit to any Algonquin Outfitters store location.

    • Almost Ready - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Any getting gear ready for the trip photo.

    • Badger Paddles - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Badger Paddles Take a photo that incorporates Badger Paddles in a positive way (eg. A logo, your favourite paddle, a picture of 'digging the water’ or photo of you while oiling your paddle)

    • Becky Mason - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Becky Mason Take a photo that incorporates Becky Mason (of redcanoes.ca) in a positive way (eg. A logo, showing off your best canoe moves, teaching someone to canoe)

    • Cabin Falls Ecolodge - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Cabin Falls EcoLodge Take a photo that incorporates Cabin Falls Ecolodge or Hap and Andrea Wilson a positive way (eg. A logo, a location mapped in a Hap Wilson guidebook, a canoe race, a visit to The Cabin)

    • Canadian Canoe Museum - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: The Canadian Canoe Museum Photo of a visit to the Canadian Canoe Museum

    • Canadian Outdoor Company - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: Canadian Outdoor Equipment Company Photo of a visit to the Canadian Outdoor Equipment Company

    • Canoeroots Magazine - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Canoeroots Take a photo that incorporates Canoeroots Magazine in a positive way (eg. A logo, selfie reading the magazine etc.)

    • Dig My Outfitter - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Your favourite outfitter photo (picture of your favourite outfitter location).

    • Gear Head - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Gear room/closet photo.

    • Gear Test - 25 Paddle Points

      Description: Any Gear in use photo.

    • Jeff's Maps - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Jeff’s Maps Take a photo that incorporates Jeff's Maps in a positive way (eg. A logo, using a map, selfie looking lost wishing you had brought a map)

    • Johnny's Boat Shop - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Johnny’s Boat Shop Take a photo that incorporates Johnny's Boat Shop in a positive way (eg. A logo, your favourite canoe scratch, a picture of a rock that created your favourite canoe scratch)

    • Kevin Callan The Happy Camper - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Kevin Callan/The Happy Camper Take a photo that incorporates Kevin Callan in a positive way (eg. A logo, a photo of yourself giving someone a camping tip, a funny face selfie or a photo of a bush martini)

    • Killarney Outfitters - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: Killarney Outfitters Photo of a visit to Killarney Outfitters

    • Motion Exposure - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Motion Exposure Take a photo that incorporates Motion Exposure in a positive way (eg. A selfie with a flashlight, a photo of handsome photographer friend)

    • Nova Craft Canoes - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: The London Paddle Shop/Nova Craft Photo of a visit to the London Paddle Shop or Nova Craft Canoe location.

    • Paddle Finder - 100 Paddle Points

      Description: You found an official hidden Paddle In The Park Contest Paddle!!! (Any year) Didn’t find a paddle? Take a photo of yourself or your friends looking for one!

    • Paddle Hider - 100 Paddle Points

      Description: Picture of any of the 2015/2016 Paddle Hiders

    • Portageur.ca - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: portageur.ca Take a photo that incorporates Portageur.ca in a positive way (eg. A logo, your canine canoe partner, your most impressive sandal tan - or how about socks and sandals!)

    • Rain Digital - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Take a selfie or photo of you and/or your friends outside in the rain.

    • The Complete Paddler - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: The Complete Paddler Photo of a visit to The Complete Paddler location.

    • Traversing - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Traversing Take a photo that incorporates the Traversing blog in a positive way (eg. A logo, a picture of a latest trend or event in paddling or a selfie while on the trail)

    • Wild Northerner Magazine - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Spotlight: Rain Digital Take a photo that incorporates The Northerner Magazine in a positive way (eg. A logo, photo capturing what Northerner means to you, possibly in interpretive dance)

    • Wild Rock Outfitters - 50 Paddle Points

      Description: Sponsor Visit: Wild Rock Outfitters Photo of visit to the Wild Rock Outfitters store

    • Wilderness Guide Bonus - 500 Paddle Points

      Description: 500 bonus points for completing the full official contest tasks list: THE PADDLE IN THE PARK CONTEST TASKS FULL MASTER LIST :: DATED June 1, 2016

 

Watch for more Paddle Points throughout the summer!