Registration has opened for the highly anticipated 2016 Easter Seals Camp Challenge, created specially for adults.
Taking place from June 11 to June 12, men and women across the Lower Mainland and Sea to Sky corridor will head to Camp Squamish. The charity sports camp will raise funds to help send more than 800 kids and young adults with disabilities to one of three Easter Seals camps in B.C.
“One of the most unique aspects of this event is that it takes place on the Easter Seals campgrounds,” says BC Lions Society events manager Amy Kleckner. “Camp Squamish is one of three accessible BC camps for young adults and children with disabilities, and this challenge offers the community a rare inside look at what their donations benefit.”
The challenge will focus on fundraising, team sports, and optional overnight camping in a new and exciting format that emulates a favourite childhood activity for adults – sports day. Activities will be creative and fun, ranging from trivial pursuit to sport favourites.
This year’s event is a transformation of the Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay, which was one of the longest-standing charity fundraising events in the history of B.C.
There are no registration fees. Participation includes a t-shirt and prizes for the top overall fundraisers, best team spirit, and camp challenge winner. Campers can participate as individuals or in teams, with the requirement of fundraising $100 per person. Once the challenge is complete, participants are invited to take part in afternoon lawn games, volleyball, tie dying, swimming, a campfire, and an optional camp out.
Anyone interested in supporting this incredible cause can register, donate or learn more online. For pre-camp or camp day volunteer opportunities, dial 604-873-1865 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enter for your chance to win the following prizes:
- $100 MEC gift card
- Four tickets for a Sea Vancouver – Waterfront Adventure
- A fundraising minimum waived for a team of four (valued up to $400)
To enter for your chance to win the above prize do at least one of the following:
1. Like the Easter Seals Camp Challenge on Facebook and comment below telling us once you have (1 entry)
2. Like the BC Easter Seals Camps on Facebook and comment below telling us once you have (1 entry)
3. Comment below telling us why you’d like to win this contest (1 entry)
The 2016 Easter Seals Camp Challenge
When: June 11 to June 12
Where: Camp Squamish
Price: Register or donate online for free
Vancity Buzz is a proud sponsor of the Easter Seals Camp Challenge