Did you know it’s Canada’s 150th (#Canada150) Birthday this year!! In light of that Hiker_Steve and Hiker Bee wanted to showcase this wonderful event. How better than to have a #CDNHikeChat on Twitter.
We want to showcase Canada’s Provinces, National Parks, and Provincial Parks. Through the Twitter chat we hope to inspire you to visit our Parks, and we hope you’ll learn some interesting facts, history and just some general weirdness that makes Canada great.
Come Join in on the Fun the next chat will be Jan 29th @ 8pm ET and it will be our 1st.
Every 3 weeks we will schedule a new exciting Province and Park(s).
Follow the hashtag #CDNHikeChat on twitter and join us for inspiring discussions from active hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, and Parks staff.
Whats a Twitter chat?
A Twitter chat is simply a group of people at a specific time tweeting about a topic using a hashtag (#CDNHikeChat). A Host and sometimes a Co-host tweet out questions, with the hashtag and Q1, Q2, etc and those who want to participant respond with the hashtag and A1, A2, etc Interaction among the group is encouraged and makes for a lot more fun.
Why should I participate?
Twitter chats are a great way to meet some cool new people, learn something new, (in this case all about Canadian Parks), and by sharing YOUR experiences of Canada we can all learn about, new hikes, places to go, hear some interesting stories, and just about anything else!
How do I participate?
It’s easy. Just keep an eye out for when the next Chat is, by searching for #CDNHikeChat or come back to this page, we will have the next date posted.
Some other tips that will help:
Tools like Hootsuite, Tweetchat or tweetdeck make following the hashtag easier
Be polite and positive
Always include the hashtag #CDNHikeChat in your tweets
Reply directly to other chat participants for one-on-one conversations
Most of all have Fun