Kevin Callan

Kevin Callan is the author of 16 books, including the bestselling, The Happy Camper and Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss. He is still presenting across North America and has been a key speaker at all major canoe events. Butt End first appeared in Canoeroots magazine 16 years ago. Kevin lives in Peterborough, Ontario.

The Happy Campers Canoeing Bucket List

Just when you think the Happy Camper has done it all.

Paddlers’ Rules About Portage Trail Etiquette

The Happy Camper's three tenants of portage trail etiquette.

13 Foolishly Asked Questions To Canoe Outfitters

Here are some of the oddest inquiries asked by businesses in Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park last year.

How To Irritate And Annoy The Happy Camper

The step-by-step guide to really pissing off Kevin Callan in the woods.

My Only Prospect

I found my first canoe at the dump. It was a prospector design, made of fiberglass, had three keels and no company logo on it—just...

Video: Nova Scotia Tent Dwellers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v=Fb0Se7Bc4SU Watch the full film "Nova Scotia Tent Dwellers" from The Happy Camper, Kevin Callan, where his group paddles Nova Scotia and retrace the infamous Tent Dwellers trip....

Butt End: Princess and the Portage

It was going to take us a good hour to make the big water crossing. The wind was blowing straight into our bow and every third or fourth wave...