Community of Campbell River

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  1. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  2. Campbell River measures up in accessibility

    Campbell River received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  3. BC Special Olympics Project Outreach

    More than 300 children participated in sport through BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach.

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  4. Storytelling tour connects immigrant women

    Thanks to funding from Innovations, the Puente Theatre Society turned real-life stories of immigrant women into performances on stage.

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  5. Campbell River School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Campbell River attended Explorations summer camps for children aged 6-12 in 2007.

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  6. Campbell River School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Campbell River attended Explorations summer camps for children aged 9-12 in 2007.

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  7. Campbell River School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Campbell River attended Explorations summer camps for children aged 8-13 in 2007.

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  8. Campbell River improves local literacy

    The Campbell River literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  9. Campbell River celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Campbell River hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  10. Spirit of BC Week 2007 celebrated across province

    Spirit of BC Week 2007 highlights from communities throughout BC.

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  11. Campbell River celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Campbell River hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  12. Campbell River hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students from Campbell River attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  13. Cedar Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students from Campbell River attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  14. 21 community sport programs in B.C. receive funding

    2010 Legacies Now is making sport more accessible for people throughout the province by supporting projects ranging from the development of a speed skating program for at-risk youth in Kamloops to the launch of a girls' skateboarding program in Armstrong.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 1,800 young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  2. The Campbell River literacy task group received $100,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  3. The City of Campbell River received $20,000 from Creative Communities.

  4. The Campbell River Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  5. Campbell River received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  6. 14 schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  7. Students at two Campbell River schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  8. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Campbell River in 2008.

  9. One youth received a high-performace athlete grant from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  10. Campbell River and District Museum and Archives Society received $15,000 from Catalyst to  design and market new, interactive, kid-friendly areas.

  11. Campbell River and District Public Art Gallery received $4,000 from Catalyst to develop a sustainable operations plan.

  12. One youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  13. The Comox Valley Regional District received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  14. Close to 300 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Campbell River School District.

  15. Over 145 tourism businesses in the Comox Valley and Strathcona area received accessibility ratings from the Accessible Tourism program.

  16. Over 300 youth in 24 communities across BC participated in the BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  17. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  18. The John Howard Society of North Island received $2,448 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for the On the Rocks Climbing for Youth program.

  19. Strathcona Regional District received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  20. Campbell River received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  21. More than 3,400 students in 18 schools in the Campbell River School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.

  22. Storey Creek Golf & Recreation Society received $2,000 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for their Junior Golf Program: Starting New at Golf.