Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017
Welcome to the Cager Basketball Tournament!
2017 Cager Dates:
Jr Cager (grades 6-8) will be Feb 15-19, 2017
Sr Cager (grades 9-12) will be Mar 1-5, 2017
For more information about either of the Cager tournaments, use the links above or contact Fraser Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you soon!
Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017
More information, including registration information, will be posted as the event nears. If you need help right away, please contact Darren Wicks at email@example.com
Friday, March 3, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017
Community: Fort Simpson
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Community: Fort Smith
Sunday, March 5, 2017 to Friday, March 10, 2017
Community: Fort Smith
SNOWSHOE MAKING WORKSHOP
MARCH 5, 2017 TO MARCH 10, 2017
The Aboriginal Sports Circle of the NWT is hosting a Snowshoe Making Workshop in Fort Smith from March 5th – 10th 2017. This will be a 'train the trainer' type workshop. Participants will learn how to make traditional snowshoes from start to finish and be able to to teach others these techniques upon completion.
ASCNWT is seeking individuals that are interested in attending this workshop.
- Must be 19 or over
- Committed to a 7 day course in Fort Smith, NT
- Committed to helping ASCNWT deliver Snowshoe Making workshops in NWT communities
- Must be comfortable teaching in a group setting
There is a registration fee of $350.00 to attend the workshop. Travel, accommodations and lunches will be covered by ASCNWT. All successful candidates will be responsible for their own breakfast and dinners while in Fort Smith.
Deadline to apply is February 15th 2017.
Please contact our office for an application form or for more information.
Shawna McLeod, Traditional Games Manager
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 to Friday, March 10, 2017
Where: Blachford Lake Lodge
The NWTRPA Community Leaders Retreat & Certificate is a highly interactive, informative and idea provoking educational event. Both experienced and new community leaders will benefit from learning how their role is important to the success of parks and recreation services across the territory.
The goal of the Community Leaders Retreat & Certificate is to provide increased awareness and knowledge of best practices of pre-selected topics, offer events that are fun and allow for interaction, and focus attention on the benefits of recreation among participants.
The 2017 Community Leaders Certificate is offered by NWT Recreation and Parks Association in collaboration with the Campus for Communities for Communities of the Future.
WHEN: March 8-10, 2017
WHERE: Blachford Lake Lodge
WHO: Staff and volunteers, with or without a formal title, who are currently or want to play a stronger role as a community leader. It is geared to those from a variety of sectors e.g. health, social services, recreation, economic development, education, justice, libraries, elected officials, tourism, arts, environment etc. who are committed to working with others to strengthen leadership and innovation, and ultimately, the capacity and resiliency in their communities.
REGISTRATION: This retreat is valued at $1,500 per person. A special rate of $750 is made possible as a result of the generosity of the NWT/NU Lotteries. The applicants fee of $750 + GST will be due upon notification of acceptance. (You must be a member to apply. If you are not currently a member you will be charged an additional $25 for your annual membership.)Retreat reservations will not be held until payment is received. Upon successful completion of the Community Leader Certificate, participants will receive a $300 refund.
- Return flights to Blachford Lake Lodge from Yellowknife
- Shared accommodations in cabins
- All meals, snacks and refreshments (including juice, coffee, tea, home-baked goods and fruits)
- Access to facilities including outdoor hot-tub, sauna, trails, tipi
- Access to outdoor recreation equipment including skis and boots, snowshoes, skates, fishing equipment
** Travel subsidies may be available on a first serve basis. Contact the NWTRPA at firstname.lastname@example.org, (867) 669-8377 for more information.
The Community Leadership Certificate will consist of:
- Advance Preparation (5-10 hours) must be completed by February 10.
- Retreat Attendance at Blatchford Lodge (March 8-10)
- Post Agenda (25-30 hours over 6 months for peer to peer learning and assignments). Practical assignments are directly related to the retreat learnings which will be applied within the community of each participant. Peer to peer learning is designed to support ongoing growth and development as a Community of Practice with your cohorts and will take place online or via conference calls.
Upon completion of the Community Leaders Certificate, participants will:
- Have an increased understanding of the key role played by community building and community development;
- Be better equipped to serve as a catalyst for positive community change;
- Gain a sense of community with other NWT community leaders, and;
- Have an opportunity for respite, relaxation, and reflection.
RETREAT AGENDA (MARCH 8-10)
- Tools for exploring leadership and learning styles.
- How global, national, and local trends are impacting our communities.
- Utilizing outcome measurement.
- Using social marketing to raise the profile and position the benefits of community building.
- The key role of community building.
- Tools and resources for leading collective impact and transformative change.
FACILITATOR: BRENDA HERCHMER
Brenda Herchmer is the owner of Grassroots Enterprises and the Principal Collaborator and Founder of a social enterprise called Campus for Communities of the Future.
Her primary work involves training and consulting as it relates to community building and collective impact and the change process and leadership it requires.
She recently served as the director of Alberta Recreation and Parks Association’s (ARPA) ACECommunities initiative which was responsible for supporting change initiatives in over 60 rural and remote Alberta communities.
Brenda previously worked for the Boys and Girls Club, the City of Niagara Falls, and taught in the Recreation and Leisure Services Program at Niagara College where she also founded and managed the Niagara Centre for Community Leadership.
Brenda is an avid blogger, author of three books, and was acknowledged as a YWCA Woman of Distinction in Training and Education.
2015 Community Leaders Retreat
2015 Community Leaders Retreat Slideshow
Sponsors & Partners
Friday, March 10, 2017 to Sunday, March 12, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Saturday, 18 March, 2017
Many winters ago, a young trapper packed his supplies into a toboggan, and hitched it to the back of his new Elan. His was one of the first snowmachines in town. Although he missed his dogs, he was looking forward to trying this new machine. He left early one brittle cold morning, heading north from Yellowknife to his trapline. Almost at his camp, and 50 km out of town, the deep snow and deep cold got the better of the machine. Without his dogs, he had only one option. He strapped on his snowshoes, and started following his own trail back to town. Ten hours later, he staggered into Yellowknife. Cold. Tired. Hungry. Frostbitten.
What makes us different? We embrace winter! And we would like to help you make the most of this winter with the Frostbite 50, coming up on 18 March.The Frostbite 50 is a 50 km, continuous foot or classic ski event on ungroomed trails. Participate solo or as a team of up to five participants. There are four road-accessible checkpoints, and participants are welcome to have support along the way. This is an event, not a race, and there are no prizes for first place. We want winter lovers of all abilities to join us, and for everyone to have fun and finish safely. Registration is now open at zone4.ca (search for Frostbite).
Friday, March 24, 2017 to Saturday, March 25, 2017
Where: East Three Secondary School
This is the 7th annual Regional Indoor Soccer Kick Off tournament! This is for ages 10 and up.
More information, including registration information, will be posted as the event nears. If you need help right away, please contact Lorne Guy at email@example.com
Friday, March 24, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017
These camps will serve as player identification for the 2017 NAIG 19U Male Indoor Volleyball Team. Individuals are encouraged to attend the entire camp in Yellowknife. All players must be registered members of the NWT Volleyball Association in order to participate in these sessions.
Register online: http://www.nwtvolleyball.ca/events
All players are required to be dressed in proper indoor volleyball attire and ready to play volleyball. Transportation to and from the venue as well as accommodations and meals are the responsibility of each participant.