Summer Camps – History

Summer Camps – History

The Spring 2008 Vol 37 (1) of Discovery, published an article titled, VNHS Summer Camps from the Beginning to the Present by Kitty Castle. Click HERE to see a PDF of the article.

Nature Vancouver (VNHS) Summer Camps

YearLocationDirector or Leader
2019Niut RangeTBA
2018McGillivray Pass – Camp 1Nigel Peck
2018McGillivray Pass – Camp 2Peg Neilon
2017Smithers – Camp 1Peg Neilon
2017Smithers – Camp 2Art Winckers
2016No camp held
2015Mount Renshaw near McBride – Camp 1Don Griffiths
2015Mount Renshaw near McBride – Camp 2Art Winckers
Cathy Walker
2014Manning Provincial Park – Camp 1Nigel Peck
2014Manning Provincial Park – Camp 2Don Griffiths
2013Blowdown Lake – Camp 1Peg Neilon
2013Blowdown Lake – Camp 2Don Griffiths
2012Butler lake, Niut Range, Chilcotin – Camp 1Nigel Peck
2012Butler lake, Niut Range, Chilcotin – Camp 2Peg Neilon
2011Waterton Lakes National ParkNigel Peck
2011Waterton Lakes National ParkDon Griffiths
2010Meadow Mountain – Camp 1Ian McAskill
2010Meadow Mountain – Camp 2Don Griffiths
2009Cinnabar Basin, South Chilcotin – Camp 1Hugh Hamilton
2009Cinnabar Basin, South Chilcotin – Camp 2Cancelled 
2008Smithers Driftwood Lodge – Camp 1Hugh Hamilton
2008Smithers Driftwood Lodge – Camp 2David Foreman
2007Blowdown LakeHugh Hamilton
2006Monica Meadows, Selkirk MountainsHugh Hamilton
2005Big Bar Ranch, South CaribooElly Brok
2004McGillivray Pass, near Gold BridgeDavid Foreman
2003Ghost Peak, near RevelstokeLorne Payne
2002Oyster River, Vancouver Island – Camp 1Lorne Payne
2002Oyster River, Vancouver Island – Camp 2Gordon Squire
2001Cinnabar Basin, South Chilcotin – Camp 1Gordon Squire
2001Cinnabar Basin, South Chilcotin – Camp 2Lorne Payne
2000Mt Assiniboine Provincial Park – Camp 1Al Tone
2000Mt Assiniboine Provincial Park – Camp 2Lorne Payne
1999Manning ParkLorne Payne
1998Crooks Meadow, Kootenay National ParkLorne Payne
1997Joe Lake & Snowy Mountain, KeremeosLorne Payne
1996McGillivray Pass, near Gold BridgeLorne Payne
1995Monica Meadows, Selkirk MountainsLorne Payne
1994Cinnabar Basin, South ChilcotinAdonna Rudolph
1993Snowshoe Plateau, south of BarkervilleDan Phelps
1992Wells Gray Recreation AreaDan Phelps
1991Waterton National ParkDan Phelps
1991Denman/Hornby canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1991Broken Islands canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1991Redonda Islands canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Manning ParkAl Payne
1990Meares Island canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Denman/Hornby canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Broken Islands canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Nitinat Lake canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Savary Island canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1990Village Bay Lakes canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1989Cinnabar Basin, South ChilcotinDan Phelps
1989Denman/Hornby canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1989Broken Islands canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1989Nootka Island canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1989Megin River canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1988Spruce Lake, W. KootenaysW. Paterson
1987Silver Cup Ridge, north of NakuspW. Paterson
1986Castle Mountain, BanffW. Paterson
1985Cancelled due to forest fires.
1984Chilco LakeW. Paterson
1983Clachnacudainn, Arrowhead, RevelstokeW. Paterson
1982Paradise Valley, CascadesJ. Philip
1981Trophy Mountain, Wells GrayJ.Philip
1980Cinnabar BasinJ. Philip
Roy Edgell
1980Talchako Lodge, Bella CoolaRobert Harris
1979Helm Lake, Garibaldi ParkJ. Philip
1979Elton Lake, Stein BasinNorm Purssell
1978Blowdown Creek, Upper SteinJ. Philip
1978Lizzie Creek expeditionaryNorm Purssell
1977Tyaughton CreekJ. Philip
1977Broken Islands canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1977Stein Valley expeditionaryD. and M. Macaree
1977Murtle Lake canoe tripDorothy Pollitt
1976Meadow MountainRoy Edgell
1976Tweedsmuir Park expeditionaryJ. Philip
1975Telkwa, Bulkley ValleyRosamund Pojar
1975Warner Pass, Bridge RiverJ. Philip
1975Cortez Island – Camp 1Peg Briault
1975Cortez Island – Camp 2W. Paterson
1975Nitinat Lake canoe tripDorothy Pollit
1974Jesmond, Clinton areaA. Uydens
1974Cape ScottC. Bawden
1974Kluane ParkD. Godfrey
1974Cathedral LakesTheda Mackie
1973Queen Charlotte IslandsCharles Ney
1972Jackson Basin, SlocanJohn Pinder-Moss
1972Cape ScottNorm Purssell
1971Nemaia Valley, ChilcotinW. Hughes
1970Amethyst Lakes, Jasper National ParkRobert Harris
1969Elizabeth Mine, ShulapsBert Brink & R.Harris
1968Black Tusk MeadowsRoy Edgell & W. Smith
1967TulameenRoy Edgell 
R. Wheeler
1966Kokanee ParkRoy Edgell
1965TyaughtonArnold Greenius
1964Cathedral LakesNorm Purssell
1963Crown LakesRichard Stace-Smith
1962Larch Valley, Lake LouiseBert Brink
1961Oliver-FairviewBert Brink
1960Tenquille Lake, PembertonStewart Bradley
1959Manning ParkBert Brink
1958Cosens Bay, Kalamalka LakeBert Brink
1957Noaxe Lake, LillooetBert Brink
1956Grouse Nest, SookeStewart Bradley
1955Black Tusk MeadowsBert Brink
1954Nine Mile CreekStewart Bradley
1953Glacier National ParkStewart Bradley
1952Denman IslandStewart Bradley
1951Cathedral LakesBert Brink
1950Pavilion LakeBert Brink
1949Akasik-Nikaia, west of LyttonBert Brink & others
1948Tenquille MeadowsNo record
1947No Record
1946Manning ParkJ.J. Plommer
1945No Record
1944Pavilion Lake, Marble CanyonA.H. Bain
1943No Record
1942Pavilion Lake, Marble CanyonA.H. Bain
1941Garibaldi ParkJohn Davidson
Bert Brink
1940Skagit ValleyJohn Davidson
1939Forbidden Plateau, Vancouver IslandJ.J. Plommer
A.H. Bain
1938Liumchen PlateauJ.J. Plommer
1938Seymour MountainJ.J. Plommer
1937Garibaldi ParkH. Selwood
1936Lucky Four RangeJ.J. Plommer
1935Bootahnie ValleyJohn Davidson
1934No Record
1933No Record
1932Garibaldi ParkJohn Davidson
1931Tenquille LakeJohn Davidson
J.J. Plommer
1930No Record
1929Bootahnie ValleyJohn Davidson
1928Garibaldi ParkJohn Davidson
1927Garibaldi ParkJohn Davidson
1926Cameron LakeJohn Davidson
1925Bootahnie ValleyJohn Davidson
1924Savary IslandJohn Davidson
1923Bootahnie ValleyJohn Davidson
1922Bootahnie ValleyJohn Davidson
1921Cameron LakeJohn Davidson
1920Savary IslandJohn Davidson
1919Departure BayJohn Davidson
1918Savary IslandJohn Davidson
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