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Back to Batoche Canoe Trip: July 18 – 20, 2017

July 18 - 20

The annual CUPE Saskatchewan Back to Batoche Canoe Trip will be held on July 18 – 20, 2017, coinciding with the Back to Batoche celebrations of the Métis Nation in Saskatchewan.

During this annual voyage, participants navigate the waters of the South Saskatchewan River by canoe beginning at Clarkboro Ferry crossing (formerly Warman Ferry crossing) and arriving at the historic Métis community of Batoche – learning about Aboriginal culture, history, and traditions along the way.

After the canoe trip, participants are encouraged to attend the Back to Batoche festivities that run July 20 – 23, 2017.

Early registration deadline: June 16, 2017

 


Canoe Trip 2017 Itinerary

Participants canoe and camp as a group.

Arrive at Valley Regional Park (Rosthern, SK) the evening of July 17, 2017. Location: 35 minutes north of Saskatoon on Highway 11. Transport to and from camp to river provided each day.

DAY 1 – JULY 18, 2017: Canoe from Warman Ferry crossing to Hague (4 – 6 hours)

DAY 2 – JULY 19, 2017: Canoe from Hague to Gabriel Dumont Bridge (4 – 6 hours)

DAY 3 – JULY 20, 2017: Canoe from Gabriel Dumont Bridge to Batoche (2 hours)

 

RESOURCES:

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Details

Start:
July 18, 2017
End:
July 20, 2017