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May 2022

Date Event Type
Sat, May 21, 2022 - Mon, May 23, 2022
(All Day)
Gambier SW Private Cabin – 3B
Camping 2 nights Trip Leader: Nick Heath Co-leader: Sarka Lhotak A generous member has offered the use of a small private cabin on a rural...
Trip
Sat, May 21, 2022
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Pitt Lake Day Trip – 2D
Paddle Pitt Lake north on the western side to the waterfall, cross over to Little Goose Island and return on the eastern side. Distance: 16...
Trip
Thu, May 26, 2022
(6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Trip Leader Meeting via Zoom
Calling all Trip Leaders. This is a follow up meeting for scheduling the season's club trips. With a great start this Spring, we'll be focusing...
Trip
Sat, May 28, 2022 - Sun, May 29, 2022
(8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Course (with certification)
The Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills course will give you the skills and knowledge to move you beyond flat water to slightly rougher water. There is a strong focus on re-entry techniques and the skills required to safely plan and execute a day trip.
Training Course

June 2022

Date Event Type
Sat, Jun 4, 2022 - Sun, Jun 5, 2022
(8:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
Beginners Course
The Beginner Course will give you the basic skills and knowledge to go on trips in sheltered waters or to join competently led trips in places such as Indian Arm and the Gulf Islands.
Training Course
Sat, Jun 4, 2022
(9:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
White Rock Crabbing Paddle (2B)
Join Susan and Richard Jensen to learn how to set and retrieve crab traps from a kayak. Will include a 2 hour paddle while the crab pots are soaking.
Trip
Mon, Jun 6, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom
In June we welcome Ruth Simons, Lead of the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society responsible for the Átl’ka7tsem/Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Learn about...
Meeting, Public
Fri, Jun 10, 2022 - Sun, Jun 12, 2022
(All Day)
Trip Leader Course
Spend three days in the Howe Sound area developing the skills required to lead a SKABC trip for a day, a weekend or an extended period.
Training Course
Sun, Jun 12, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
2nd Sunday Paddle – 1B
Every 2nd Sunday of the month join Theresa and Cynthia on a leisurely exploration of the Indian Arm and area. Destination will depend on wind...
Trip
Sun, Jun 12, 2022
(9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Rescue Practice Session – 1B
Launch at Whytecliff Park, paddle to Bachelor Bay to practice rescues and rolling. Requirements: Past exposure to wet exists and re-entry. Kayak with spray deck...
Trip
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
(11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Indian Arm Archaeology
Paddle to visit important archaeology sites on Indian Arm, including rock art near the Twin Islands and an intertidal shell midden at təmtəmíxʷtən (Tum-tumay-whueton )....
Trip
Sat, Jun 18, 2022 - Mon, Jul 18, 2022
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Widgeon Creek with Hike to Falls and Cooking Experiment Series- 2B
Join Vincent Law at Widgeon Creek for a scenic day trip near Pitt Lake. We'll paddle, hike to the Falls, and then do a group...
Trip
Mon, Jun 20, 2022 - Sat, Jun 25, 2022
(All Day)
Deer Group Multiday – 3C
Looking for a co-leader for this trip!
Trip
Thu, Jun 23, 2022 - Fri, Jun 24, 2022
(All Day)
Granite Falls Overnight – 2B
Join Trip Leader John Leung for a camping trip in Indian Arm at Granite Falls. Trip Overview: Launch at Deep Cove, stay on the west...
Trip
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
(5:15 PM - 11:00 PM)
Wreck Beach Sunset Paddle – 2B
Join Vincent Law at Locarno Beach for a hedonistic 7 km paddle to a Secret Beach. We’ll have a group BBQ dinner, swim and watch...
Trip

July 2022

Date Event Type
Sat, Jul 2, 2022
(8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
Tunstall Bay-Pasley Island group – 3C
Trip Overview: Take 6:50 am ferry from Horseshoe Bay terminal to Snug Cove. Drive across the island to Tunstall bay. Launch at 8:30 am, paddle...
Trip
Mon, Jul 4, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Sat, Jul 9, 2022 - Sun, Jul 10, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
July 9 to 10 – One night at Ramillies recreation site (Gambier island) – 3C.
Trip Overview: (Illustrated routes will be provided via email) Saturday July 9 – 9:00 am start at Brunswick beach to Pam rock, Anvil island, north...
Trip
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
2nd Sunday Paddle – 1B
Every 2nd Sunday of the month join Theresa and Cynthia on a leisurely exploration of the Indian Arm and area. Destination will depend on wind...
Trip
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
(9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Rescue Practice Session – 1B
Launch at Whytecliff Park, paddle to Bachelor Bay to practice rescues and rolling. Requirements: Past exposure to wet exists and re-entry. Kayak with spray deck...
Trip
Fri, Jul 22, 2022 - Sun, Jul 24, 2022
(All Day)
Sunshine Coast (Sechelt Inlet)
Trip Overview: Will stay in the inlet. Aim to stay at Nine-Mile Point campsite and base camp there. Other area to visit from base camp...
Trip

August 2022

Date Event Type
Mon, Aug 8, 2022
(6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Summer Picnic
Details will be posted when available.
Meeting, Public
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
2nd Sunday Paddle – 1B
Every 2nd Sunday of the month join Theresa and Cynthia on a leisurely exploration of the Indian Arm and area. Destination will depend on wind...
Trip
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
(9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Rescue Practice Session – 1B
Launch at Whytecliff Park, paddle to Bachelor Bay to practice rescues and rolling. Requirements: Past exposure to wet exists and re-entry. Kayak with spray deck...
Trip
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
August 27-Tantalus landing-16 nm/ 3C
Trip Overview: (Illustrated routes provided via email) Saturday Aug 27 – 8:00 am, launch at Porteau Cove-travel north bound on eastern shoreline-crossing at Watts point...
Trip

September 2022

Date Event Type
Fri, Sep 2, 2022 - Mon, Sep 5, 2022
(12:00 AM)
Labour Day Weekend at Newcastle Island
Save the date for this annual group camping weekend.
Trip
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
(All Day)
Fall Fling and Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
Save the date for this paddle and picnic at Cates Park. Details will be posted closer to the time.
Social, Trip
Mon, Sep 12, 2022 - Sat, Sep 17, 2022
(All Day)
Paddle around Galiano Island – 3C
Leader Nick Heath. Depending on group wishes, this trip could be 3 - 5 days. Camp each night. Leave car at Tsawwassen. Need wheels (cart)...
Trip
Mon, Sep 12, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public

October 2022

Date Event Type
Mon, Oct 3, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Sat, Oct 15, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Ambleside to Eagle Harbour
Rating: 2C. On the water: 9:00 AM. Leader: Philip Kubik. Launch location: Ambleside Beach. Description: Paddle west from Ambleside Beach along the West Vancouver shoreline...
Trip

November 2022

Date Event Type
Sun, Nov 6, 2022
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Deep Cove to Silver Falls
Rating: 2C. On the water: 9:00 AM. Leader: Philip Kubik. Launch location: Deep Cove Canoe and Kayak Centre. Description: Cross from Deep Cove to the...
Trip
Mon, Nov 7, 2022
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting
Election of club officers, reports and guest speaker. Details will be posted when available.
Meeting, Public