Camp Loon, located in the bush north of Geraldton, provided eight days of advanced training for 160 Junior Rangers from 20 First Nations, with an emphasis on safety on the land and water and in personal lifestyles. The camp has been held annually since 2000. The Junior Canadian Rangers is a national program run by the Canadian Army for boys and girls ages 12 to 18 in remote communities across the North. In Ontario, there are 750 Junior Rangers in 20 First Nations. Nationally there are 4,300 Junior Rangers in 135 communities.