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SKGABC Fall Guides Exchange Schedule
October 6, 7, 2006

HOST: Gabriola Cycle and Kayak
MEETING PLACE: DESCANSO BAY REGIONAL PARK , Gabriola Island

 

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Fall Guides Exchange Details

Guide Exchange    October 6, 7,  2006
starts at 11:15 on the 6th (allows people from Vancouver to connect with ferries)    
finish at 4:00   Saturday the 7th

LOCATION:   DESCANSO BAY REGIONAL PARK ,   Gabriola Island
Directions:   from the ferry, take your firsts left (Taylor Way Road).  Approximately .5km  along on your left is the campgrounds.

Note, there are limited facilities at this site –you need to pump water, no showers,  No indoor space.   Consider bringing your own water.

For ferry schedules see  www.bcferries.com

AGENDA:
To date the following workshops have been scheduled.  We are waiting for more guides to send in their activities:
-On water paddling skills     Nigel Foster  time unknown

Friday
11:15-12:30   (looking for proposals for this time slot)
Lunch 12:30 -1:30
 --- on water Rescue Practice by Lee (looking for another guide to help him)  1:30-3:00
-- Wilderness First Aid Scenarios  by Brooks (SSA)  1::30 – 3:00  and 3:15 to 4:45
- Flares  and signalling devices     Kim Crosby   Friday 4:00-5:00

People are on their own for dinner, there is a nearby pub and restaurant.   A two burner stove, pots and pans are available at the campsite for those who want to prepare their own meals outside at a picnic table

Saturday
---7:30-9:00   coffee, muffins, fruit, granola, juice provided---bring your own mug and bowl and spoon
-- Intermediate Navigation  --GPS / Compass chart work by Jordi   9:00 -10:30 am—
Still waiting for more guides to submit workshop proposals  
To sign up for presenting a workshop please contact Peter   at   peter@gck.ca    or Sue sue@skgabc.com    (note Peter is away from Sept 14th to the 30th)
 
COST:
$30   includes  camping Friday night,   Breakfast Saturday,                                

HOW TO REGISTER  Let Sue or Peter know you are coming, payment on site

WHAT TO BRING
-first aid kit
-camping and paddling gear
-plate, bowl, cup and eating utensiles


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