Community of Dawson Creek

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  1. BC Hockey's Lace ‘Em Up program

    More than 530 children played hockey through BC Hockey's Lace ‘Em Up program.

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  2. Dawson Creek hosts long track championships

    Dawson Creek hosted the 2006 Canada Post Age Class Long Track Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  3. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  4. Peace River North School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Hudson’s Hope, Moberly Lake, Dawson Creek attended Explorations summer camps in 2007

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  5. Dawson Creek celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Dawson Creek hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  6. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

    Highlights of Spirit of BC Week 2006 from communities across BC.

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  7. Dawson Creek improves literacy

    Dawson Creek works to improve literacy in the area thanks to funding from Literacy Now Communities.

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  8. Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Tumbler Ridge celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Tumbler Ridge hosted events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  9. Dawson Creek celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Dawson Creek hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  10. Peace River South School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Dawson Creek attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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Related Highlights

  1. 20 students attended Explorations summer camps in Dawson Creek.

  2. The 2006 Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships received $10,000 from Hosting B.C.

  3. Dawson Creek hosted a Sport Tourism Community Workshop to explore sport hosting opportunities.

  4. The Dawson Creek Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  5. Writing on the Ridge received $6,250 from Innovations for the Muskwa-Kechika Artist Exploration Camp.

  6. More than 350 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  7. The Dawson Creek literacy task group received $100,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

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

  9. Students at one Dawson Creek school participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  10. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Dawson Creek in 2008.

  11. Nawican Friendship Centre received $2,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for the Nawican Youth on the Go program.

  12. 4,000 people visited the express version of the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Dawson Creek Exhibition and Rodeo in 2007.

  13. Two youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  14. Dawson Creek received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  15. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  16. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  17. Over 500 youth in 18 communities across BC were introduced to ice hockey with BC Hockey's Lace 'Em Up Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  18. Nawican Friendship Centre received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for their Traditional Dancing with Hope project.

  19. City of Dawson Creek received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  20. Dawson Creek received $15,000 from Spirit of BC.

  21. Close to 2,600 students in 20 schools in the Peace River South School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.