Provincial Camping Opportunities

Provincial Camping Opportunities

Camps sponsored by the Provincial Camping Committee

Great Opportunities in 2018


Guide Jubilee 2018

Guide Jubilee is an opportunity for Guides and their Guiders from around BC to come together and enhance their tent camping and leadership skills. Guide Jubilee is a bi annual event that is hosted by the BC Camping Committee at locations throughout BC.

When: May 18-21, 2018
Where: Camp McLean - Langley, B.C.
Who: This event is open to Guides, to come as a Patrol of four (4) girls and one (1) leader
Cost: $315 per patrol including GST (4 girls and 1 Guider). Event fee includes transportation, food, program and supplies, t-shirt, and crest.

Patrol expressions of interest will be accepted until 7:00pm on Monday, October 30th, 2017. Please use the Online Expression of Interest Form to submit your patrol’s interest in the event.

PLEASE NOTE:
Space is limited to 25 patrols
Patrols are to be selected based on one from each Area in a random draw
Once these are drawn, the remaining expressions will be placed in a random draw for the next set of patrols to attend
If more than 25 expressions are received, the wait list order was also determined randomly from remaining expressions for up to 10 patrols

Successful and wait listed patrols can expect to be contacted with more information by November 20th, 2017, including information on payment.

ROAM 2018 - Follow The Gold Rush

Murder, mayhem and mystery were all part of BC's gold rush. Come explore the beautifully scenic gold rush trail, from New Westminster to Barkerville, with your sisters in Guiding. Everyone will gather at Richmond Guide House to begin our exploration of the adventure of the gold rush. We will travel to the original capital of BC and then head north following the trail used by gold seekers, over 100 years ago, through the Caribou region. The possible activities are endless, including visits to museums, cultural and heritage sites, and walking tours. We will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy outdoor adventures, such as white water rafting and horseback riding, in between our geocaching and having fun. Be sure to pack your camera, as this trip will be filled with great Kodak moments.

When: July 5-15, 2018
Who: 12 Pathfinders-aged girls, at the time of the trip
What: A 10-day event travelling and exploring from the lower mainland north through the Caribou. Arrival and departure from Vancouver.
Cost: $500/girl. This includes all transportation to and from home, meals and accommodations. Girls may want to bring some incidental spending money while on the trip.

Prerequisites
Four nights of Girl Guide camping (minimum of 2 nights in a row)
Swim or Boat test completed and entered in to iMIS (by May 1, 2018)

Application Deadline: January 10, 2018

Pathfinder Paddles - Murtle Lake


Update! An informational webinar will be hosted November 30th at 8pm. To join the session, please click on the Webinar Link.

When: July 14-21, 2018
Who: Eight girls born in 2003-2005
What: Eight lucky Pathfinders will be selected for explore Murtle Lake, the largest canoe-only lake in North America. Set in a pristine mountain valley, Murtle Lake has almost 100km of shoreline to explore with sandy beaches and fabulous mountain views. Come join us for this majestic paddle!

Prerequisites
Current swim/boat test in iMIS prior to the event
Tent camping experience
Physical fitness

Application Deadline: January 10, 2018

Mount Assiniboine Backpacking


Update! An informational webinar will be hosted November 23rd at 8pm. To join the session, please click on the Webinar Link.

When: July 19-26, 2018
Who: 10 Rangers born between September 1999 and August 2003.
What: Explore the beautiful Mount Assiniboine World Heritage Site Park. This trip will begin with a flight to Calgary, followed by a bus ride to Banff. After one night in Banff, the group will backpack through the spectacular beauty of the park. Proposed stops would include Porcupine Campsite, Og Lake, Naiset Huts and Marvel Campground. The final day will include a trip back to Calgary, then the flight home. For more information on the park, visit the BC Parks website.

Cost: $400/girl. This includes all transportation to and from home, meals and accommodations. Girls may want to bring some incidental spending money while in Banff.

Prerequisites
Good Physical Condition and able to hike 16km with a pack
Five consecutive or non-consecutive nights tenting with Girl Guides of Canada
Ability to adapt and work co-operatively
Ability to cope with daily camp activities

Application Deadline: January 10, 2018

Provincial Camp Application Forms

Adult Guiding Reference Forms (Word) January 2016
Adult Non-Guiding Reference Forms (Word) January 2016
Adult Provincial / Inter-provincial camp application (Word) January 2016
Event Application Guidelines (PDF) June 2014
Girl Guiding Reference Forms (Word) January 2016
Girl Non-Guiding Reference Forms (Word) January 2016
Girl Provincial / Inter-provincial camp application (Word) October 2017

Ranger Annual Camps

Rangers and Scouts participate in a joint-venture camp to host four annual camps. These camps have brought Rangers, Venturers and Rovers together for well over 20 years of camping.

Rovent (winter – tent)
Camp Skeeter (summer – tent)
Mardi Gras (spring - tent)
Rainbucket (fall – tent)

Co-ed Camping policy: BC Standards Pertaining to Camping (PDF)
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