Kevin Callan

Kevin Callan is the author of 15 books, including the best-selling The Happy Camper and his incredibly popular series of paddling guides. He's a notable public speaker and frequent guest on radio and television. Kevin is also a regular contributor, blogger and columnist for explore Magazine and has won several National Magazine Awards. He was made Patron Paddler for Paddle Canada and has recently won several filmmaking awards.

Recent Posts

Last weekend my canoe partner, Kristine, and I (and the two dogs, Angel and Oliver)...
"Walking is man’s best medicine."– Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, 460-377 B.C. I’m now halfway...
Tips from the Happy Camper for enjoyable autumn adventures paddling and camping
The Happy Camper tests out a new gear item for survival in the backcountry
Have you been shopping online this year? Don't forget about your local businesses that need...
Recalling memories from past family trips with his dad, Kevin Callan brings us on an...
The ending of the Happy Camper's recent journey into northern Ontario...
The beginning of an epic trip in northern Ontario from the Happy Camper
Car camping this summer? Here's some neat gear you may not know about yet
Canoe manufacturers and outfitters are scrambling to provide paddlers with canoes and kayaks for the...
Reminiscing over Killarney and his book written 30 years ago, Kevin Callan travels back to...
Need a well-made mask? Support one of these outdoor adventure companies and avoid single-use disposable...
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