Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2018 – Skipper Book available

Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2018 begins July 3rd, 2018 -Songhees FN, travelling the Salish Sea passing through Esquimault, Tsawout, Tsawwassen,  Skwaxwu7mesh Uxwumixw and Tsleil-Waututh FN’s ending July 11th, 2018. As each day begins our departure and arrival locations will be announced (confirming times/locations) via our Facebook page/Twitter/Instagram accounts.  We also have the Skipper Book that details our journey and we welcome all community members to witness our journey.

Click 2018 Skippers_Book_27-06-18

Check our Twitter (@ptcanoe) & Instagram ( Username:  pullingtogether) to follow our  journey #PTCJ2018

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Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2018 information (update April 18)

Canoe families and those interested in the Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2018.

The Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2018 planning committee is very close to announcing the final communities, locations and route in preparation for this year’s journey.   The Planning Committee has advised that they are in the final conversations and meetings with the partners and communities and they will provide the locations and route within two weeks.

We are able to provide the basics of this year’s journey, which include:

  • Date July 3-11th, 2018.
  • Victoria area to Vancouver area

The Canoe Family Registrations have been reviewed and canoe families notified by the selection committee this past week.

This year will again be unique, challenging and an opportunity to bring together the Pulling Together Canoe families and continue the work we do each year.

We ask that all of you that have Canoe Awakenings, or events (Fund Raising) to post in the Facebook Group – FB – Click here , so we can support each other and get the word out.

For any questions on the Pulling Together Canoe Journey, 2018, please email directly the ptcanoesociety@gmail.com or emanuela921@gmail.com

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

 

**Note this year’s logo just released – will be featured on t-shirts to be sold on the journey.

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 are 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 journeys to date.  Thank you to the Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2017 Planning Committee and the communities that are preparing for this year’s journey.

Any media inquiries – please contact PTCanoesociety@gmail.com.