Camp Britannia: A soldier’s overnight adventure


July 13


Discovery Harbour
93 Jury Drive
Penetanguishene, ON Canada


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March back in time this summer as you embark on an extraordinary journey with us, stepping into the shoes of a 19th-century British soldier. Join us for an unforgettable adventure, offering a unique opportunity to live and breathe the fascinating world of the the British military at the Penetanguishene Establishment (today’s Discovery Harbour)

What is included: day one

  • tour of the historic site
  • setting up of your soldiers tent
  • flint and steel fire starting demonstration
  • exploration of a soldier’s kit
  • issuing of a soldier’s uniform
  • marching and weapons drills
  • historic cooking with soldiers’ rations (dinner will be provided)
  • live black powder musket demonstration
  • tour of the Officer’s Quarters
  • campfire and bannock with stories and songs

What is included: day two

  • soldier’s reveille (trumpets and drum)
  • morning muster and inspection
  • morning drill and marching practice
  • breakfast in the communal mess tent
  • cannon drill information
  • breaking down of the soldiers camp

This overnight adventure costs $150.00, including tax, for adults and $60.00, including tax, for youth ages 10-15.

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