Nanaimo's Top Hikes: Morrell Sanctuary

Jun
27
When: Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018, 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Where:

Morrell Nature Sanctuary, Nanaimo, BC

Add to CalendarNanaimo's Top Hikes: Morrell Sanctuary06/27/2018 05:00 PM06/27/2018 07:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverNanaimo's Top Hikes Join us as we take you to one of Nanaimo's top local hikes throughout the year. We have selected 8 of our favourite trails and will be guiding you on the hikes so you can discover some of the beautiful parks that Nanaimo has to offer. This program runs on Wednesdays during the Summer semester. Each trip costs only $2! See the full hike series info Top Hikes . Morrell Sanctuary Morrell Sanctuary is 278 acres of beautiful forest with 11 km of trail systems. Located in South Nanaimo near VIU and Colliery Dams Park, Morrell is a lush, forested park with a lot of life in it. There's a small lake where you can feed the birds, a picnic shelter by the lake, a beautiful rocky viewpoint above the forest, and a beaver pond with wooden viewing platforms - surrounded by Douglas firs. What to wear: Proper clothing for the weather and for walking Running shoes or hiking boots No sandals What to bring: Snacks  Water bottle  Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains) A backpack to carry all your items Meeting Location:  VIU Building 255 Main Lobby  Trip Includes: Transportation to and from the hike and a guided hike on one of Nanaimo's Trails 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 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception. Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons. Waiver Form Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement 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.caMorrell Nature Sanctuary, Nanaimo, BCfalse

Nanaimo's Top Hikes

Join us as we take you to one of Nanaimo's top local hikes throughout the year. We have selected 8 of our favourite trails and will be guiding you on the hikes so you can discover some of the beautiful parks that Nanaimo has to offer. This program runs on Wednesdays during the Summer semester. Each trip costs only $2! See the full hike series info Top Hikes .

Morrell Sanctuary

Morrell Sanctuary is 278 acres of beautiful forest with 11 km of trail systems. Located in South Nanaimo near VIU and Colliery Dams Park, Morrell is a lush, forested park with a lot of life in it. There's a small lake where you can feed the birds, a picnic shelter by the lake, a beautiful rocky viewpoint above the forest, and a beaver pond with wooden viewing platforms - surrounded by Douglas firs.

VIU Cultural Connections - Nanaimo's Top Local Hikes - Morell Nature Sanctuary - June 27, 2018

What to wear:

  • Proper clothing for the weather and for walking
  • Running shoes or hiking boots
  • No sandals

What to bring:

  • Snacks 
  • Water bottle 
  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 Main Lobby 

Trip Includes:

Transportation to and from the hike and a guided hike on one of Nanaimo's Trails

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 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

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

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement 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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