Aug
10

Date: Saturday, Aug 10, 2019

Time: 8:15AM - 6:00PM
Add to CalendarCampbell River Salmon Festival08/10/2019 08:15 AM08/10/2019 06:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAbout the Campbell River Salmon Festival Join Cultural Connections as we head north to Campbell River for the 2019 Salmon Festival! With the main industries of Northern Vancouver Island being forestry and fishing - this festival is a tribute to them. The “Logger Sports” event (a heritage sport) depicts the past and present logging practices through entertaining competitions between loggers and is presently one of the largest in Canada for prize money and number of events. Campbell River Salmon Festival is proud to bring back the Highland Gathering to Campbell River and is hoping it will become an annual event at Salmon Fest. This exciting event will run in conjunction with the popular Logging Sports and will consist of Piping & Drumming Competitions, Dance Competitions and Heavy Games.  In keeping with the name, the Salmon Festival will have a Salmon BBQ where festival goers can enjoy a delicious salmon lunch or supper.  There will also be booths and displays with a marine theme. With plenty to keep us busy - it will be a delightful way to learn something new and undoubtedly have plenty of laughs!  What to Wear: Appropriate clothing for the weather Appropriate footwear for the weather and walking What to Bring: Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains) Water bottle  Snacks & Lunch (or money for food) Sunscreen Hat A backpack to carry all your items Meeting Location:  VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby (2nd Floor) Policies, Health & Safety We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy. How to Sign Up Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255. You will need to have your: Student card, Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy) Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities) Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us: Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception. Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons. Waiver Form Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip. Contact Kelsey Moon, Activity Program Coordinator phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737  e-mail: kelsey.moon@viu.cafalse

About the Campbell River Salmon Festival

Join Cultural Connections as we head north to Campbell River for the 2019 Salmon Festival! With the main industries of Northern Vancouver Island being forestry and fishing - this festival is a tribute to them. The “Logger Sports” event (a heritage sport) depicts the past and present logging practices through entertaining competitions between loggers and is presently one of the largest in Canada for prize money and number of events. Campbell River Salmon Festival is proud to bring back the Highland Gathering to Campbell River and is hoping it will become an annual event at Salmon Fest. This exciting event will run in conjunction with the popular Logging Sports and will consist of Piping & Drumming Competitions, Dance Competitions and Heavy Games. 

In keeping with the name, the Salmon Festival will have a Salmon BBQ where festival goers can enjoy a delicious salmon lunch or supper.  There will also be booths and displays with a marine theme. With plenty to keep us busy - it will be a delightful way to learn something new and undoubtedly have plenty of laughs! 

CC Road Trips - Campbell River Salmon Festival

What to Wear:

  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Appropriate footwear for the weather and walking

What to Bring:

  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • Water bottle 
  • Snacks & Lunch (or money for food)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby (2nd Floor)

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Kelsey Moon, Activity Program Coordinator

phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737 

e-mail: kelsey.moon@viu.ca

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