Kamloops Aboriginal Youth Summer Hockey Camp
August 22 – 26, 2016
2470 Fleetwood Ave Kamloops BC
Open To all Aboriginal Youth ages 7 – 15
Join us for a 5 day Summer Hockey Camp with special guest hockey coaches, off-ice training instructors and community leaders.
Full hockey gear required. Please bring a water bottle, running shoes & proper gym clothing for off-ice training.
|Session Time:||Camp Schedule (Monday – Thursday)||Friday Schedule|
|Ages 7 – 9||Ages 10 – 12||Ages 13 – 15||All Groups|
|9:00 – 10:00 AM||On Ice||Cultural||4:00 PM
Bring a lawn chair
|10:15 – 11:30 AM||Cultural||On Ice||Off Ice Training & Games|
|11:45 – 1:00 PM||Off Ice Training & Games||On Ice|
|· Free Swimming on Monday and Wednesday from 1 – 3 PM at Brock Pool (pack a lunch and bring your swimming gear)
· Camp is closed at 1pm Tuesday and Thursday.
|6:00 – 7:30 PM
Exhibition Game for All Players
Registration Link: : https://aboriginalsportbc.wufoo.com/forms/z8h4s8e097duxk/
Camp Fee: $50.00 per player. Fee includes player jersey.
Please make payment out to: BCAAFC
& Mail cheque or money order to: Bernard Manuel, PO Box 3700, Merritt BC V1K 1B8
For more information contact:
Bernard (Buzz) Manuel
Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator – Interior Region
Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
C/O N’kwala School, Upper Nicola Band
9410 N’kwala Road, Douglas Lake BC
Mailing Address and Contact Info:
PO Box 3700 | Merritt, BC | V1K 1B8
Phone: 250.350.3254 | Mobile: 250.315.3457
Fax: 250.350.3319 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 15, 2016 – The Regional Committees of the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation & Physical Activity Partners Council are seeking volunteer soccer coaches and team managers for the Regional Soccer Teams that will compete in the U15 and U17 (male and female) age divisions of the 2016 BC Aboriginal Provincial Soccer Championships, August 26-28, 2016 to be hosted in Prince George, BC.
Regional Teams in the U15 and U17 divisions (male and female) of the BC Aboriginal Provincial Soccer Championships will be vying for the Championship title to ultimately earn the right to represent Team BC at the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games.
The volunteer coaches and team managers participate in the Regional Teams athlete selection process and leading the Regional team’s preparation and participation in the Provincial Championships.
This second call for applications is to fill vacant positions remaining for certain divisions in various regions. These vacancies are outlined in the form. Applications will be accepted until 5PM PST, SUNDAY, MAY 1st, 2016. For more information and/or to apply online please visit: https://aboriginalsportbc.wufoo.eu/forms/regional-soccer-teams-coachmanager-application/.
BC Aboriginal Provincial Championships & Athlete Development Camps
The series of BC Aboriginal Provincial Championships and Camps are an important component of the Partners Council’s Provincial Strategy as they support the effort to develop a consistent and coordinated Aboriginal Team BC program to better prepare athletes and coaches for upcoming North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) and other elite competitions. The events provide a unique opportunity for Aboriginal athletes and coaches from First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities and Friendship Centres throughout the province to gather and participate or compete in events that promote sport excellence while celebrating cultural unity and pride. The 2016/17 series of Championships and Camps will be a primary component of the Team BC Talent Identification and/or Selection Processes for athletes to represent Team BC at the Toronto 2017 NAIG.
The 2016 BC Aboriginal Provincial SOCCER Championships will serve as the Team BC Selection Event for soccer whereby the winning teams of the U15 and U17 divisions will earn the right to represent BC at the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Accordingly, only eligible teams (“Regional Teams”) formed by the Regional Committees are permitted entry into the U15 and U17 divisions of the Provincial Championships (which qualify as U16 and U18, respectively, in the year 2017 at NAIG).
AGE CATEGORY DEFINITIONS – 2016 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS (in accordance with 2017 NAIG eligibility)
- U17 – born in 1999 or 2000
- U15 – born in 2001, 2002 or 2003
Following a host bid application process, the Prince George Native Friendship Centre, in partnership with Northern Sport Centre, was successfully awarded the bid to host the 2016 BC Aboriginal Provincial Soccer Championships – August 26 to 28, 2016.
Please direct inquiries to your Regional Coordinator:
FRASER REGION – Dianne Garner – email@example.com
INTERIOR REGION – Bernard Manuel – firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTHEAST REGION – Leon Erickson – email@example.com
NORTHWEST REGION – Adam Prytula – firstname.lastname@example.org
VANCOUVER COASTAL – Cody Kenny – email@example.com
VANCOUVER ISLAND – Kim Leming – firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)
The 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will take place in the City of Toronto, July 16-23, 2017. A multi-sport event for Aboriginal youth ages 13 to 19 from across North America held every three years, the NAIG celebrates sport excellence, youth, volunteerism, and Indigenous culture through a showcase of youth excellence in sport, language, tradition, art, song and ceremony. Teams come from the 13 Canadian provinces and territories and 13 regions from the United States to compete in 15 different sports. More info at www.naigcouncil.com and www.naig2017.to.
Background on the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
The overarching mission of the Partners Council is to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal people by supporting and encouraging physically active communities and by expanding access to sports and recreation opportunities. The Partners Council has established six regions across BC: Northwest, Northeast, Interior, Fraser, Vancouver Coastal, and Vancouver Island. This structure brings together community sport, recreation, physical activity and health leaders from within each Region to establish committees, set priorities and create annual plans for advancing sport, recreation and physical activity. For more information on the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council, please visit: www.aboriginalsportbc.ca or find us on Facebook: facebook.com/ASRPAPartnersCouncil.
Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
Phone: 250.388.5522 | 1.800.990.2432 (toll-free)
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This year the focus is on Undergraduate, Masters and Doctorates in health related fields for the following amounts:
Ø 2 Undergrad awards at $5,000…
Ø 2 Masters awards at $7,500
Ø 2 Doctorate awards at $12,500
Applicants will need to provide:
1) an introductory letter, introducing themselves and their request for financial support.
2) Proof of Field of Study and copy of their registration for current school year.
3) Proof of Metis identity (copy of MNBC Citizenship Card, Community Card or letter from Metis Chartered Community Board)
APPLICANTS must apply by 4:30pm – Friday, May 6th, 2016
Send completed application to the attention of: Tanya Davoren, MNBC Director of Health C/o Gail Parenteau – MNBC Health Program Assistant email@example.com
Funding graciously provided by: Provincial Health Services Authority – Aboriginal Health