Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2017 – Latest Information April 26th, 2017

Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2017 as a Signature event of the Canada 150 plus events in Vancouver

The Pulling Together Canoe Society and the Pulling Together Canoe Journey Planning Committee 2017, are pleased to announce that the Pulling Together Canoe Journey will be a signature event for the Vancouver City celebrations – featuring 3 signature events one of which is our landing in Vancouver, July 14th, 2017.

See their website for further information.

http://www.canada150plus.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, April 26th, 2017, President Rhiannon Bennett and Treasurer Emanuela Sheena attended the media launch for Vancouver City’s Canada 150 plus celebrations including the Canoe Gathering.  Rhiannon had an opportunity to speak about Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2017.

For those looking for dates of this year’s Pulling Together Canoe Journey – some FAQ below.

Dates:  July 5th – July 15th, 2017.

Location:  Start Gibsons, B.C. July 5th – ending July 15th, 2017 in Vancouver (location TBD).

Canoe Family Registrations:  Closing date in March – Canoe Families have been advised of their application status.

Individual Registrations:  TBD – For those who are part of Canoe Family that has been included in this year’s journey, your Canoe Skipper or Canoe Family organizer will be sending out your registrations soon.

Transportation:  Canoe Families are expected to provide transportation to start point of Pulling Together Canoe Journey, some portions of the Canoe Journey – school buses will transport pullers between sites.  Canoe Families are still expected to transport equipment between Camping sites.

Equipment:  Pulling Together Canoe Society normally posts an equipment list as the Journey date gets closer.

As in previous years – we ask that you recognize that Planning Committees are unable to provide detailed itineraries as often there is permissions and agreements that need to be made prior to announcing publicly. If for your own Canoe Family planning you require specific information , please send an email to PTCanoesociety@gmail.com and a Board Member will contact you to assist.  If you require assistance in terms of transportation, training for your skipper – this year is open ocean paddling , preparing your youth, fund raising ideas – please contact above email.

The Pulling Together Canoe Society wants to recognize the hard work that is ongoing each day to make this one of the best journey’s to date.  Thanks Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2017 Planning Committee and the communities that are preparing for this year’s journey.