VIU International students

Views & Brews Tour

Feb
12
When: Saturday, Feb 12, 2022, 9:15AM - 3:15PM
Where:

Parksville, BC

Add to CalendarViews & Brews Tour02/12/2022 09:15 AM02/12/2022 03:15 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTrip InformationCome and join Cultural Connections as we head to the outdoors to visit our local neighborhood area of Parksville and Coombs.We will explore the trails and roaring waterways of Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. Once we take in all the beauty and greenery of the trails and waterfalls, we will go on to visit Little Mountain Lookout Point. Here, we will enjoy some spectacular scenic views of Vancouver Island's Central Island natural region.Once our hunger begins to take over, we will go on to visit the ever buzzing Coombs Market. At this point, we will get the opportunity to socialize a bit, grab a bite to eat, shop around for some groceries or even for some tasty treats (they have amazing gelato) and if we are lucky, maybe even see the famous Coombs Market " Goats on the Roof" just munching away and doing what goats do best.Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. After our hikes and market visit, come wet your whistle and join us as we head over to Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. Our visit to the brewery will include : A brewery tour, a flight of Mount Arrowsmith's beer samplers, and heaps of good times with new friends! Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. is a family-run collaboration of passionate beer enthusiasts who deemed the communities of Parksville & Qualicum Beach were in dire need of great locally made craft beer.What to wearAppropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walkingRunning Shoes or Hiking bootsA toque or a hat  to stay warm just in case of unexpected, cold weather changesWhat to bring:Face mask (you will be required to wear it while traveling on the bus)Proof of COVID-19 immunization vaccines (Digital QR code or paper verification are acceptable)A clean pair of rubber-soled shoes to wear on the ice while curlingGovernment ID for those wishing to purchase alcoholWater bottleSnacks & lunch ( or money to buy food, snacks or extra beverages)A backpack to carry all your itemsCameraMeeting Location: VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 9:15 amTrip Includes:Round-trip Transportation to all our sites, guided trail visit, brewery tour and tasting.Policies, Health & SafetyWe 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 UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in at the Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor.You will need to have your:Student cardProof of Vaccination (Digital QR code or paper verification are acceptable)Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)Waiver FormPlease 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.ContactKelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.ca250-753-3245 x 2228Parksville, BCfalseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

CC Road Trips-Views & Brews Tour

Trip Information

Come and join Cultural Connections as we head to the outdoors to visit our local neighborhood area of Parksville and Coombs.

We will explore the trails and roaring waterways of Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. Once we take in all the beauty and greenery of the trails and waterfalls, we will go on to visit Little Mountain Lookout Point. Here, we will enjoy some spectacular scenic views of Vancouver Island's Central Island natural region.

Once our hunger begins to take over, we will go on to visit the ever buzzing Coombs Market. At this point, we will get the opportunity to socialize a bit, grab a bite to eat, shop around for some groceries or even for some tasty treats (they have amazing gelato) and if we are lucky, maybe even see the famous Coombs Market " Goats on the Roof" just munching away and doing what goats do best.

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. 

After our hikes and market visit, come wet your whistle and join us as we head over to Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. Our visit to the brewery will include : A brewery tour, a flight of Mount Arrowsmith's beer samplers, and heaps of good times with new friends! Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co. is a family-run collaboration of passionate beer enthusiasts who deemed the communities of Parksville & Qualicum Beach were in dire need of great locally made craft beer.

What to wear

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking
  • Running Shoes or Hiking boots
  • A toque or a hat  to stay warm just in case of unexpected, cold weather changes

What to bring:

  • Face mask (you will be required to wear it while traveling on the bus)
  • Proof of COVID-19 immunization vaccines (Digital QR code or paper verification are acceptable)
  • A clean pair of rubber-soled shoes to wear on the ice while curling
  • Government ID for those wishing to purchase alcohol
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks & lunch ( or money to buy food, snacks or extra beverages)
  • A backpack to carry all your items
  • Camera

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 9:15 am

Trip Includes:

Round-trip Transportation to all our sites, guided trail visit, brewery tour and tasting.

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 at the Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card
  2. Proof of Vaccination (Digital QR code or paper verification are acceptable)
  3. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  4. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

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
Kelsey.moon@viu.ca
250-753-3245 x 2228

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