Update on things happening in Rotary and indigenous communities, including current events – Rotary luncheons with guest speakers, open community and cultural gatherings, etc.

 

 

Orillia Packet & Times

July 1, 2014

 

Three Rama First Nation boys have earned a spot playing basketball on Aboriginal Team Ontario for the 2014 North American Indigenous Games

Please see link below for the story.

http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/2014/06/28/aboriginal-team-ontario-chooses-three-locals

Purpose

A cross-cultural learning experience for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young adults.

Description

Canoe trip on the Trent Severn Waterway

Participants

A group of 20 people.  Campers 16 - 18 years of age.  8 Aboriginal and 8 non-Aboriginal.

Leaders - Elders, Outward Bound trained leaders, experienced canoe trippers

2 Aboriginal and 2 non-Aboriginal

Equipment

3 or 4 large style canoes capable of holding 10 paddlers each

Itinerary

Annually the end of August

Gather at Beavermead Park, Peterborough - Wed. afternoon/evening

Thurs.  - Lock 20 and Liftlock 21 to Trent Campus

Friday - Locks 22 to 26 to Lakefield & Lock 27 (Young's Point) to Camp Kawartha

Saturday - Stoney Lake to Petroglyphs Provincial Park

Sunday - Stoney Lake to Lock 28 (Burleigh Falls) and Lovesick Lake

Monday - Lovesick Lake to Lock 30 and Lock 31 (Buckhorn) and Curve Lake

Contact:  Janet McLeod    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

This project was born to support Indigenous youth living in Ontario take action that promotes environmental, social, spiritual and physical wellbeing.
 
Application deadline = July 4, 2014

You have a great project?  Apply for funding to the Youth-led Community Change Program before the deadline on July 7th, 2014.  Check the guidelines and/or contact Foundation staff for more info.