NW Chapter Spring Rendezvous

martin ferwerda

W/C Canoes
Northwest Chapter SPRING RENDEZVOUS April 25,26,27,2008

Millersylvania State Park, WA - Environmental Learning Center

ACCESS From I-5, ten miles south of Olympia, WA take exit 95. Drive East allow signs to the park, about 3 miles NE of the freeway. After entering the park follow signs to the boatlaunch. The road to the ELC is on the right side of the boat launch.

COST $10 per person, pernight. Your choice of RV, tent or use of rustic sleeping cabins. The 19 cabins (with heat) can accommodate 6-8 people each. There is a centrally located bathroom/shower building. Cabins will be assigned on a first-come basis. No cooking in cabins as an indoor kitchen is available

Friday 1:00 pm Check in, set up, paddle & meet friends
5:00 pm Dinner on your own (indoor kitchen available)
7:00 pm Baidarka talk (skin-on-frame) kayak. Red Galvin
8:00 pm Canoe related readings (book passages,humor,
adventure,poetry,etc.) Open participation
Led by Robert Schuwedler
Saturday 7:00 am Dawn Patrol - on Deep Lake
10:00 am Tool Sharpening Techniques Dennis Bohrer
11:00 am Camp Gear Discussion (your favourite "must have"
item, luxury item, unique item, homemade, etc.)
12.00 pm Lunch, view canoes, paddling, socializing
2:00 pm Solo paddling techniques Ray Arcand
3:30 pm Dinner crew prep time. Prepare/gather your desserts
More paddling
5:00 pm* Chili dinner & dessert potluck Eric Mast & Mike Livdahl
7:00 pm Auction Mike Monks
8:30 pm Fireside entertainment. Sing along or just listen
and enjoy. Mike Monks & Friends
Sunday 7:00 am Dawn Patrol
9:00 am Board Meeting. Everyone welcome and encouraged
to offer suggestions for future meets.

*The Saturday night chili dinner is sponsored by Eric Mast, Mike Livdahl and the NW chapter. Remember to bring goodies for our dessert potluck.
- No pets allowed at the Environmental Learning Center - There are no RV hookups
....Tent, RV, food & canoe ....Firewood
....Items for the auction ....Kids or Grandkids ....Your "favourite camp gear" and "dessert"

See http://www.geocities.com/nwwoodencanoe/NWevents.htm for more info.
I'm tempted to bring my kids. ==> ....Items for the auction ....Kids or Grandkids .... :D

-- John