NW Chapter Spring Meet - May 13-15, 2016 YMCA Camp Bishop near Shelton, WA
Campers may choose from lodge rooms, cabin bunks, RV parking, and tent sites. $5/person/night
Arrival - Camp gate opens at 8:00 a.m. on Friday.Friday evening Skip Johnson and Kim George of the Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club will describe the program which their club has incorporated into the Wenatchee School System. It includes the historic significance and recreational use of canoes with an emphasis on water safety.Saturday morning Mike Elliott of Kettle River Canoes in British Columbia will introduce his newly published book, This Old Canoe: How to Restore Your Wood Canvas Canoe. He will also present information on the Greenwood canoe.Members of the Grays Harbor College carpentry class will bring us up to date on the new canoe house.
Saturday night seafood barbecue and potluck ($5 each) followed by chapter auction.Sunday morning general meeting, open to everyone
Driving Directions to Camp Bishop, 1476 West Lost Lake Rd, Shelton WA
· From 1-5, take exit 104 to Hwy 8 and 101, west to Shelton.
· Take first exit to Shelton, Hwy 3. Go 1.5 miles to first stoplight.
· Turn left to Acadia Rd, then left to Lake Boulevard, (becoming Cloquallum Rd), go for about 9 miles.
· Turn right to West Lost Lake Rd about 1-2 miles. Camp at road-end
WCHA NW SPRING RENDEZVOUS
Camp Bishop May 13 15, 2016
Friday, May 13
From 9:00 a.m. on Arrival; meet & greet; select lodging and register ($5 per person per night)
5:30 7:00 Dinner on your own
7:00 Introduction to camp, discuss planned activities
7:30 Skip Johnson, Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club, discussing paddling
program in Wenatchee School District
Saturday, May 14
Daylight 9:30 a.m. Dawn Patrol and breakfast (on your own)
9:30 11:00 Mile Elliott, Kettle River Canoes, discussing his book Restoring Your Wood Canvas Canoe and Greenwood canoes
11:30 noon Presentation of Willits Canoe Project at the Tacoma Maritime Museum
12:00 1:00 Lunch (on your own)
1:00 5:00 Grays Harbor College carpentry class; introduction and overview of
canoe house project
Show-and-tell of members' canoes on the beach
5:30 7:30 Seafood barbecue/Potluck Dinner ($5 per person)
Side dishes brought by members
7:30 10:00 Chapter Fund-raiser Auction (members bring auction items)
Sunday, May 15
Daylight 10:00 Dawn patrol and Breakfast
10:00 11:00 Business Meeting, everyone welcome
11:00 Clean-up and check out anytime you like
The Fall Meet will be at Manning Provincial Park, B.C., September 15-18, 2016.