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NorthWest Chapter Fall Meet Sept 13-15, Manning Park, BC Canada

Discussion in 'Wooden Canoe Events' started by martin ferwerda, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. martin ferwerda

    martin ferwerda W/C Canoes

    Fall 2013 MEET Fall Meet will be at Manning Provincial Park
    in British Columbia, September 13, 14, 15, 2013
    Peterborough Raffle Canoe

    2013 Fall Meet Manning Park, BC Lone Duck Campground
    Access: On Highway 3, 1 hour East of Hope, BC or 1 hour West of Princeton, BC.
    Western border crossings from the U.S would be Blaine, Lynden or Sumas and in the East, Nighthawk or Oroville.

    At Manning Park headquarters, look for group campsite "Lone Duck 2" on Lightning Lakes. There will be small orange canoe cutouts tacked up
    at strategic spots to turn. See attached map or find map at Manning Park website.
    Lone Duck campsite: No RV hookups. No electricity. Available: potable water.
    Room for tents, be sure to bring tarps in case of rain Canadians please bring firewood, US not allowed to bring in firewood


    Check-in when you arrive: noon onwards……

    Meet and Greet…set up camp, paddle in lake or hike, on your own for dinner, then…

    Will have a campfire in the evening; anyone who would like to lead us in some voyager/campfire songs or play a musical instrument
    would be greatly appreciated. If no songs, bring some good stories.


    Dawn Patrol

    Breakfast on your own~we will have coffee, tea and muffins

    9AM~View canoes, Q&A, introduce your canoe and yourselves

    10 AM~Bill Dengler will grace us with his Decorative and Practical knots

    11:30~ Paddle down lake to a hike/lunches on your own and back to camp in the afternoon

    4PM~Club Auction while there's light~bring all that "good stuff" treasure, wine, homemade treats, etc.,
    and we'll also be finalizing the Chestnut canoe raffle~a lucky person will be taking home their prize!

    6PM~ A Spaghetti dinner sponsored by the club with your pot-lucked salads and desserts

    After dinner around the campfire: Please bring your Voyageur stories and songs and musical instruments. Any other camp songs will be appreciated by all.

    **We may have Chris and Barb Cooper willing on Saturday to demonstrate paddling skills


    7:00AM Dawn Patrol

    9:00 AM Northwest Chapter Board meeting-everyone welcome as always

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  2. zutefisk

    zutefisk LOVES Wooden Canoes

    I got up to manning late, but it was still a great meet.


    Hope to see you folks at the spring meet.
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    martin ferwerda

    martin ferwerda W/C Canoes

  4. ken.kelly

    ken.kelly LOVES Wooden Canoes

    What great photos of what had to be a fantastic event. Makes me want to drive out and join you next year!!

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