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2016 Camp Donations

Funding specifically for grade 6 school program:       

This list shows last year’s donations and is a fairly good reflection of what we hope to receive in 2017. The list also reflects the widespread community support that the Gavin Lake Forest Education Society enjoys. Thanks everyone!

  •      Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society -$4100 ($500 sourced from Telus)
  •      School District #27 – $3500 busing credit
  •      Williams lake Loghaulers’ Association -$5000
  •      Williams Lake lionesses -$1200
  •      Williams Lake Lions Club -$1200
  •      Williams Lake Knights of Columbus -$555
  •      Quesnel Knights of Columbus -$1500
  •      BC Hydro -$3000
  •      Provincial Employees Community Fund – $708
  •      Atlantic Power – $500
  •      Chris Spencer Foundation  – $5000
  •      Soda Creek Indian Band -$600
  •      Williams Lake Royal Canadian Legion – $500
  •      The Hamber Foundation – $1500
  •      TD Friends of the Environment Foundation – $4800
  •      Cariboo Small Scale Harvesters – $300

General Funding:

  •    Cariboo Woodlot Education Society -$20,000
  •    West Fraser Mills -$6000
  •    Tolko Industries -$4000
  •    Norbord Ind. -$1000

Infrastructure:

  •  Moss Rock Park Foundation – $10,000
  •  Quesnel Community Foundation – $2000
  •  Tolko Mills –in-kind lumber – $1344
  •  West Fraser Mills – in-kind plywood $1226
  •  Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Club – $800

Gavin Lake 2015 Camp Donations

2015 Donations – This list shows last year’s donations and is a fairly good reflection of what we hope to receive in 2016. This list also reflects the widespread community support that the Gavin Lake Forest Education Society enjoys.

Funding specifically for grade 6 school program:

-Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society -$4000
-School District #27 – $3500 busing credit
-Williams lake Loghaulers Association -$2500
-Williams Lake lionesses -$1200
-Williams Lake Lions Club -$1200
-Williams Lake Knights of Columbus -$300
-Quesnel Knights of Columbus -$3000
-BC Hydro -$4000
-Riverside Truckers Association – $1000
-Provincial Employees Community Fund – $1347
-Atlantic Power – $500
-Recreation Foundation of BC – $2500

General Funding:
-Cariboo Woodlot Education Society -$20,000
-West Fraser Truckers Association -$7500
-West Fraser Mills -$6000
-Tolko Industries -$4000
-Ainsworth Lumber -$1000

Infrastructure:
-Moss Rock Park Foundation – $10,000
-Tolko Mills –in-kind lumber – $500
-West Fraser Mills – lumber and supplies – $600
-Williams Lake Rotary Club – $7215
– Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary -$900
-Cariboo Regional District Grant in Aid – $4000

Gavin Lake Camp 2014 Donations

Here is the list of last year’s donations. Gavin Lake would not be able to operate or run the programs that touch so many kids without the generous support from so many sponsors. The list below reflects a wide range of local community support as well as funding from both provincial and national organizations, and we send heartfelt thanks to you all!

Funding specifically for Grade 6 school program:

($2000-$4000)

Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society, Chris Spencer Foundation,  BC Hydro School District #27 (busing credit), Recreation Foundation of BC, Williams Lake Loghauler’s Association

($300-$2000)

Williams Lake Lionesses, Williams Lake Lion’s club, Williams Lake Knights of Columbus, Rotary Club of Williams Lake, Provincial Employees Community Fund, Atlantic Power, Cariboo Small Scale Harvestors

GENERAL FUNDING:

($20 000)

Cariboo Woodlot Education Society

($4000-$6000)

West Fraser Truckers’ Assoc, West Fraser Mills, Tolko Industries

INFRASTRUCTURE

($8000-$10 000)

Moss Rock Park Foundation, Cariboo Regional District: (wheelchair trail construction)

($2000-$5000)

West Fraser Mills, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Quesnel Community Foundation

($500-$2000)

Pacific Salmon Foundation, TD Friends of the Environment, Tolko Mills (lumber)

2013 Donations

This list shows last years donations and is a fairly good reflection of what we hope to receive in 2014. This list also reflects the widespread community support that the Gavin Lake Forest Education Society enjoys. A big thanks to all of our generous sponsors!

Funding specifically for grade 6 school program:
-Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society -$4000
-School District #27 – $3500 bussing credit
-Quesnel Loghaulers Association – $2178
-Williams Lake Loghaulers Association -$500
-Williams Lake lionesses -$1200
-Williams Lake Lions Club -$1200
-Williams Lake Knights of Columbus -$1000
-Quesnel Knights of Columbus -$1500
-BC Hydro -$2000
-Cariboo Small Scale Harvesters assoc -$300
-Williams Lake Rotary Club – $1000
-Mt Polley Mines -$2500
-Canim Lake Truckers Association – $1000
-Taseko Mines – $2500
-Quesnel Community Foundation – $1709
-100 Mile Lions Club – $250
-USWA local 1-425 -$150
-Provincial Employees Community Fund – $28
-Dragon Lake Elementary School – $100
-Red Bluff Elementary School – $100

General Funding:
-Cariboo Woodlot Education Society -$20,000
-Riverside Truckers Association – $5000

Infrastructure:
– Cariboo Regional District – wheelchair trail construction – $9915
-Moss Rock Park Foundation – $8500
-Tolko Mills –in-kind lumber – $411

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New footbridge affords nature-viewing opportunities

New footbridge affords nature-viewing opportunities

The footbridge, linking the south and north shores of Gavin Lake, has a clearance that is high enough to allow passage for paddlers exploring the marsh.

GLFES 2013 Directors welcome new member, cabins

Cheers to the GLFES Directors of 2013, shown here, in front of the recently completed Viksten House! Also, a warm welcome to new director Heather Gorrell.

Cheers to the GLFES Directors of 2013, shown here, in front of the recently completed Viksten House! Also, a warm welcome to new director Heather Gorrell.

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Spring Skiing at Gavin Lake

Spring Skiing at Gavin Lake

Excellent cross-country skiing conditions currently out at Gavin Lake. All that rain that fell in town recently, fell as snow up at camp!