During this time of isolation we want you to start dreaming of adventures...and WIN a family trip to one of these unique Nova Scotia gems, a $100 gift card to the The Trail Shop + The North Face prizes and more!*

How to enter?

[1] Grab the kids (or act like a kid!)

[2] Pick one of these locations.

[3] Write a poem as to why you want to go and what makes it special. Send a video for bonus points. Other ideas: Have the kids draw and make a book from the poem. Sing a song. Draw a map. Be creative. (you can upload your video to youtube and include the link in the submission below, or upload it to our facebook page: HERE)

[4] The goal of this contest is to celebrate Nova Scotia, learn something new, and work as a family to come up with something creative!

We will read entries (or play the audio if you send it) on our weekly CBC Radio spot! You may also email your entries to


1. Smileys Provincial Park
two-nights camping, family pass to OnTreePark

2. Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort
two-nights in Yurt or Dome, activities

3. Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
two-nights camping, canoe/kayak rental from Whynot Adventure, The Keji Outfitters, family parks pass

4. Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
two-nights camping, zodiak with Advocate Boat Tours

5. Pictou Island Yurts
two-nights in Yurt, ferry to Pictou Island

6. Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
two-nights camping inside the fortress, family parks pass

7. Live Life InTents
two-nights in Yurt, tubing down the Margaree River, SUP with CB West Paddle Boards

8. Murphy's Camping on the Ocean
two-nights camping, boat trip to 100 Wild Islands

A big thanks to Greener Adventures (Dave Green) and the Night of Adventure Series Talks community for donating funds to make this possible. In addition to this contest, do you have a big human-powered adventure idea in mind? We have over $2,000 in grants to giveaway (Entries close May 1, 2020). Learn more and enter at

We also want to stress that people DO NOT to go out on big adventures right now and listen to the experts and officials. Stay close to home. Stay within yourself. Get fresh air if you can. Use your imagination. Do not drive to go on a hike. Be safe. We are all in this together! Big love!

*Grand prize winner will get all accommodations, activities and applicable park fees covered. Total value up to $500. Camp gear will be loaned if needed. Separate draw for $100 Trail Shop gift card, The North Face products and more. No cash value. Open to anyone. Contest closes April 6, 2020 at 12PM AST.