Ceyana Canoe Club

Shore Events

We can't paddle all the time. Here's our dry-land events.


    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Brewsters on 104 Ave & 116 St.
    • 26
    We have booked the "Keg Room" at Brewsters (in Oliver Square, 116 St & 104 Ave) for Friday, February 21, starting at 6:30 PM.  This is a Trip Planning Pub Night Social, come on down have a brew or glass of wine, have supper (optional), and share your dream trips for this summer, and make any offers for trips you are thinking you might lead!  And as the evening progresses we can tell great lies from past trips.
    • 07 Mar 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Lendrum Community Hall - 11335 - 57 Ave.
    • 64

    Our AGM is the end of one paddling year for the club, and the real start of the next paddling year.   We socialize, we have our annual reports, authorize a budget for the next year, approve auditors, and elect officers for the next year or two... and socialize some more.  Last year we initiated a club photo contest for our members, and attending members get to help select the winners!  We encourage club members to check out our executive duties, and if willing and available, volunteer to take on a role.  Please drop me (or any of the executive) a note if you want more info' or would like to "stand"  <president@ceyana.ca>.

    As with most of our indoor socials we encourage pot-luck desserts... please bring along something sweet to share, and your own mug for the drinks provided, and a plate or bowel and spoon to sample all the fine offerings.

    Ceyana's Second Annual Photo Contest

    We would like again to have a club photo contest. We have great member photographers as our Annual Slides & Lies has shown over the years. Now is an opportunity to contribute to the club's photo archives and possibly garner yourself a framed and printed (8" x 10") copy of a winning submission. We would like submissions for the following subjects:
    - Nature & Wildlife from your 2019 club or family paddling.
    - People and Personalities from club or family trips in 2019.
    - White Water shots from 2019 club or family paddling.
    - Historical Club Photos (more than ten years old).
    - Scenic Photos that stir a paddler's heart or imagination from 2019 club or family trips.

    Contest Rules & Guidelines

    • Submissions are to be digital file format, either: .png, .jpg, or .jpeg, and larger than 1 mb, and smaller than 8 mb in overall size at 300 dpi, in one of the above compressed formats.
    • No more than one entry per category per photographer = 5 in total.
    • All submissions must note location, date, subject (if identifiable people are included) and photographer, Other than historical photos, these must be 2019 paddling pictures.
    • Submissions must be received by 12:00 PM February 26, 2020.
    • Interested Participants must contact <brucehmilne@gmail.com> ASAP to receive the submission process... a Drop Box folder that will require a password, or e-mail access.
    • Photos will be judged on clarity, focus, composition, framing, impact and application to subject.
    • Participants in submitting their photos are agreeing that such submissions may be added to the club archives and used in club digital and print publications.
    • Volunteers - We are looking for a volunteer or two to help judge this contest - please drop us a note if interested and reasonably skilled in handling graphic files digitally <brucehmilne@gmail.com>.

    • 06 Jul 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 14 Jul 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Peace River: Clayhurst to Peace River Town
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    Peace River Brigade has posted an announcement here: http://voyageurbrigade.org/…/30/2020-peace-river-brigade-i…/

    Crew registration will commence in March, with initial registration by crew... individuals without a crew will be able to register in April. Ceyana of course has two big canoes and can support at least two crews. If you are interested in participating in the brigade July 6 to 14 or so, please drop <president@ceyana.ca> a brief note expressing your interest, your big canoe experience, and how you might contribute to crew leadership and crew support (transportation, group gear, etc.). WE NEED TO KNOW BY VERY EARLY MARCH IF WE HAVE INTEREST. At present costs are unknown but the organizing folk have committed to keeping the cost down. Once we know more about the brigade registration process and details like cost, and know we have committed club members we will take the next steps in organizing a Ceyana crew or two for this brigade.

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