Community of Nakusp

Featured Stories

  1. Arrow Lakes region takes stock of local arts, culture and heritage

    The Arrow Lakes Community Arts Council evaluated the local arts, cultural and heritage sectors thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  2. Arrow Lakes area improves local literacy

    The Arrow and Slocan literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 750 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. The Nakusp Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. One school registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  4. The Arrow and Slocan literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  5. More than 475 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Kootenay Lake School District.

  6. Arrow Lakes Arts Council received $5,000 from Creative Communities for the Nakusp Cultural Scan and Mapping Initiative.

  7. The Special Olympics British Columbia received $2,500 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund to start up a Special Olympics Program.

  8. Nakusp received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  9. Close to 400 students in 4 schools in the Arrow Lakes School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.