Signup Now Open: Camping Battle Lake/ Kayak/ Hiking/ Mount Butte - Sat, May 21 2022, Sun, May 22 2022, Mon, May 23 2022

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Signup Now Open: Camping Battle Lake/ Kayak/ Hiking/ Mount Butte (5/21/2022)

PRE-REGISTRATION & PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page. After you sign up at the bottom, you will be presented with information about how to pay. Late payments are NOT accepted for this event, in any circumstance.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Overnight
Event Location: Alberta 4-H Centre Resort and Campground
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 21 2022, Sun, May 22 2022, Mon, May 23 2022  11:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 19 2022 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 days, 2 nights (Monday optional)
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mark G
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$70.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:
A day at the lake is said to restore the soul, so letís do a weekend at the lake! (*Event changed from 3 nights to 2 nights, with flexible days for stay. Option for more activities at Pigeon Lake Monday before heading home. See below about personal kayak/ canoe options for reimbursement)

Come to the Alberta 4-H Centre Resort Campground and swim, fish, kayak/canoe/paddleboard, hike, bike, or just soak up the sun while enjoying the lake. We will explore the outdoors and try out the fireside gazebos, as well as Teepee Village. We will visit an amazing forested area which is home to wildlife and rare vegetation. Go on a hiking adventure through various designated hiking trails and discover Albertaís largest natural fern glade, and walk along 65 million-year-old bedrock sections. We will explore some lesser known Provincial Wilderness Areaís for hikes, such as Mount Butte Provincial Natural Area with a great view of Battle Lake and Battle River and Dr surrounding areas from atop of this large Kame "mountain".
There is volleyball and basketball courts, and some other fun activities. There are very unique old growth forest trails on site and along the lake.

Accommodations - Alberta 4-H Centre Resort Campground/ Lodge located on Battle Lake (Nearby Amenities: Village of Pigeon Lake (Grocery store, Gift Shops and Restaurants).
Tucked away on 143 scenic acres along the shores of Battle Lake, this facility and its amenities is a hidden gem. Only 100k from Edmonton . This is land from purchased in 1977 from Dr. Grant MacEwan, the land that would is now known as the Alberta 4-H Centre and a regular camp for kids, weddings, conferences, and families. Access to all amenities: Other amenities: BBQ, fire-pit, 9-square (new game courts), archery (bring your own bow and arrows).

There is a large grassy areas for games/activities and space for personal tents and trailers. Overall we have room for everyone not wanting to camp outside in dorm style bunk beds in the dormitory for if the weather is forecast to be bad. Others who prefer tents/trailers will stay outside.

OVERNIGHT OPTIONS: Please select and add in NOTES SECTION
1. Dorm style single bunk beds(*lots of different rooms with up to 98 person capacity, so we can spread out)
2. Have Tent
3. Have Trailer
**Please identify this in the notes section.
The cost will be $70.00 for 2 nights and remains the same price for all participants regardless of selected accommodations.

This includes accommodations, firewood, and rental costs of BBQ, paddleboards, kayaks and canoes. If you have personal water crafts, please bring and share with others and bring life jackets (No obligation to share items, but cost reduction can be discusssed).
Organized walks, hikes, bikes, activities and games will also be offered both near the campground, or at the Provincial Parks.

Go-Carts & Mini Golf are available off site for a cost. Local shopping nearby (10 km) for groceries, ice cream, liquor, shopping, gas and other necessities.

A full schedule of events will be posted closer to the date.

Please READ ENTIRE INFORMATION PRIOR TO REGISTERING. Note: see the registration & payment details at bottom of this page.

*Note that this area is a regular year round camp for kids, families and Adults, and we should have the whole area to ourselves for this weekend. No 4-H facility animals onsite.


Required Items to Bring:
Sleeping bags/Pillow
- Good hiking boots/footwear
- Food/Beverages/Snacks
- Proper gear, rain wear, sandals, etc, life
jacket if you have one
- All Food is the responsibility of the participant. No fridge or kitchen, but running water.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Water crafts you can donate for use by the group
-*Bow and arrows for archery
-Bicycle to explore range roads around area
- Life jackets
- Camping equipment as needed if tenting
- Indoor or Outdoor Games
Flashlight/lantern/etc Water bottle

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Further Directions to come closer to date
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):210Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: The event coordinator(s) will help you to arrange a centralized carpool if you require it, but it's not guaranteed. Please DO NOT pay your driver en route. Passengers will pay the coordinator, and he/she will distribute the money to the carpool drivers. SO PLEASE BRING CASH!!! Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $48.30 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Monday, June 27, 2022). This is based on $0.09/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divided by 9. This cost will be multiplied by the number of carpooled cars, and divided by the number of carpool participants.

Notes:

PLEASE LIST YOUR ACCOMMODATION REQUEST
Thanks.
- Registration is NOT COMPLETE until you've signed up and paid by the registration cut off date. The money must be in the EOC's possession by that date. No exceptions.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met. For any events where EOC needs a minimum number of participants, there will be absolutely no refunds of money if you cancel.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$70.00/Person
Cost Includes:**2 Nights Accommodation (flexible) at the Alberta 4-H Centre Resort and Campground, firewood, BBQ rental, .
Group rental costs for watercraft equipment. Select accommodation using in the NOTES SECTION when you sign up: Dormitory bunks, personal Tents, trailers(limit of 5 max) .

*BBQ Details to follow. Equipment including paddle boards,canoes and kayaks to try. If you have equipment and are willing to share with others, please bring and make a note in the notes section.
There will be a small coordinators fee administered to the coordination of this event as per EOC policy approved amounts.
TO REGISTER YOU MUST MAKE FULL PAYMENT via e-transfer to Mark. Payment is confirmation of your Registration FOR THIS EVENT. Payment must be made before the cut-off on May 16th by 4:00pm


All meals are the responsibility of each person. Details to follow.
Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the EOC on Thu, May 19 2022.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!