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Wild and Free Teens- A Deep Adventure Whitewater Challenge for teens 15-17

Dates: July 24-30, 2023

Cost: $750 (food included)

Calling all teens to explore what is calling them to deeper living and what it means to live in freedom.  Go into the wild to discover who you are meant to be! We will paddle the 6-portage route into the Churchill River. This trip has it all from lake paddling, white-water fun, portaging and fantastic camping on the Canadian Shield.  We will have time to swim, fish and learn new skills with an encouraging and fun group.

 

The Deep Adventure Trips bring faith into the wilderness experience. This will include devotionals, prayer, testimonials and deep conversation around the fire. You do not have to have any faith background to participate or join the Deep Adventure trips.  It is good to hear everyone's story and learn from each other.

You will receive a detailed email with all the information needed for preparing and planning for your trip.  If you have any additional questions, please contact Ang at 306-212-0115 or email ang@yfbc.ca

Food: We include food on our Deep Adventure trips.  Please let us know if you have any food allergies upon registration. All participants will take their turn helping their leaders cook breakfasts and suppers on the trips.

Cancellation Policy:  A $150 non-refundable deposit is required to register. The balance is due 30 days before the trip start date. No refunds on or after this date.

Prerequisites: Anyone who feels unqualified, has doubts and fears- just be ready to dive in. No experience necessary.  Instructors can teach you what you need to know on your trip. 

 

Itinerary:

July 24: We will meet at the Youth Farm Bible Camp (YFBC) at Rosthern, SK at 8am to pack up our gear and van. Please pack a lunch for the drive from home. We can also stop to purchase food in La Ronge on the way up. We will travel to Nemeiben lake (about 4 hours) and put on the water in the afternoon.


July 25-29: Enjoy exploring and learning skills along the 6-portage route into the Churchill River.  Have fun fishing and swimming along with great camping in God’s creation. When we get to the Churchill, we will work on our river canoe skills and run some white water on the way to Missinipe.  We may revise our trip depending on the ages of our group and conditions. 

 

July 30:  We will take off the water around lunchtime and drive back to Rosthern.  We will plan to be back around 5pm. 

 

Cost Includes:

  • All canoe gear (canoes, paddles, pfd's)

  • Food from supper on July 24 to lunch on the 30th (you need to pack/ purchase a lunch on the 24th)

  • Transportation from YFBC

  • Safety equipment (throwbags, first aid kit, emergency communication)

  • Group camping gear (tarp, axe, saw, fire box, etc.)

  • Group cooking equipment (pots, stoves, utensils, fuel)

  • Experienced and qualified guides

 

Transportation Details:

You will meet the group in Rosthern, SK.  From there, transportation will be in a 15-passenger van. If you need to arrive the night before or stay a night after the trip, you are welcome to stay at the camp.

 

Medical Form and Waiver:

In order to participate in this trip, you are required to sign an Adult Waiver or Youth Informed Consent. You will also need to fill out the online medical form.