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Evan Chamakese, Pelican Lake First Nation

Aboriginal Sport, Recreation & Physical Activity Partners Council – The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (Partners Council) of BC is pleased to announce a 2015 BC Aboriginal Provincial Volleyball Development Camp will be hosted by Nak’azdli First Nation on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 in Fort St. James, BC.

Sanctioned by Volleyball BC, this 1-day co-ed camp is for Aboriginal youth volleyball players, ages 11 to 17, who want to improve on existing skills and gain quality coaching and instruction in a positive, fun and professional atmosphere. Lunch included.

With the support of our partner, the Province of BC, this camp offers tremendous value and is a rare opportunity for volleyball lovers! It is FREE to participate, but, you must PRE-REGISTER!

When: Saturday, March 21, 2015. 9 am check-in begins. Activity begins at 9:30 am. Camp ends at 4 pm. Lunch included.

Who: Male and female players of Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) ages 11 to 17.

Fee: Free! Participants must pre-register. The camp includes lunch and a souvenir camp t-shirt.

Location: Kwah Hall, 100 Kwah Road, Fort St. James, BC

Registration Deadline:
Please register before 4 pm, Monday, March 16, 2015

Guest Coach Facilitator – Jeff Ross: Jeff Ross, Assistant Coach for the UBC Thunderbirds, is a Level 2 coach with over 10 years of coaching experience. He served as Head Coach for the Team BC U16 Western Elite’s 2014 summer program and is in his 3rd year of coaching the WPGA Wolves Senior women’s team and 5th year coaching with Thunder Volleyball club in Vancouver. Jeff was also the Head Coach for Team Saskatchewan Senior Women’s Volleyball team at Cowichan 2008 NAIG. His athletic career includes playing volleyball with UBC men’s program and also with MacEwan University Griffins and Red Deer College Kings in Alberta.

Camp Contact Info:
Winnie Sam
Nak’azdli First Nation
PH: 250-996-7171 ext. 242
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To download registration forms or read more click here

Active Circle Communities

Seine River First Nation and Fort Frances Friendship Centre, Ontario

With the support of GEN7 messenger Kent Brown, the community is planning activities for youth and young girls.


Katarokwi Native Friendship Center, Kingston, Ontario

The community is working with Gen7 Messenger Josh Sacobie around regular visits and events with the youth and the center.


Pelican Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan 

The community's youth council has been planning and implementing a number of activities including a girls only program, outdoor sports and leadership training.


Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland and Labrador

The ASRCNL is working with CAAWS and Motivate Canada on the You Go Girls program in 7 communities.

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