VCKC Voyageur Event Calendar

    • 23 Apr 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe - Shoreline Middle School - contact Sonya McCrae - 250-386-8367

    Will be accessing clubhouse basement only.

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, throw bags, lines, paddles
    • 04 May 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • 06 May 2018
    • 10:00 PM

    Voyageur Haida Gwaii Group 1 camping trip - contact Tim Marks

    • Tillicum & Canada
    • Voyageur trailer
    • Bailers/lines
    • 07 May 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe - Shoreline Middle School - contact Sonya McCrae - 250-386-8367

    Will be accessing clubhouse basement only.

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, throw bags, lines, paddles
    • 13 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • VCKC clubhouse & Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe Stern Leader - School District #61 - contact Tim Marks - 250-642-7498

    VCKC clubhouse & on the Gorge

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, lines, paddles
    • 14 May 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe - Shoreline Middle School - contact Sonya McCrae - 250-386-8367

    Will be accessing clubhouse basement only.

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, throw bags, lines, paddles
    • 27 May 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Voyageur - Power-to-Play in support of Power-to-Be - contact - Kirsten Mihailides

    • Voyageurs
    • Voyageur trailer
    • VCKC stern leaders
    • PFDs
    • Paddles
    • Bailers/lines


    • 01 Jun 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • 03 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 PM

    Voyageur Haida Gwaii Group 2 camping trip - contact- Tim Marks

    • Tillicum & Canada
    • Voyageur trailer
    • Bailers/lines
    • 02 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Esquimalt Gorge Park

    Voyageur - Big Brothers Big Sisters Picnic - contact Alan & Linda Thomson 

    Actual event from 12:00 - 2:00pm

    Need approx. 10 volunteers 

    • Munro & (Shawnigan)
    • Small PFDS, PFDs, paddles,bailers, throw bags, lines, righting line
    • Portable dock(s)
    • (Dragon Boat?)

    • 04 Jun 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe - Shoreline Middle School - contact Sonya McCrae - 250-386-8367

    Will be accessing clubhouse basement only.

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, throw bags, lines, paddles
    • 08 Jun 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gorge Waterway

    Big Canoe - Shoreline Middle School - contact Sonya McCrae - 250-386-8367

    Will be accessing clubhouse basement only.

    • Big canoes
    • PFDs, bailers, throw bags, lines, paddles
    • 12 Jun 2018
    • 6:00 AM
    • 14 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 PM

    Shoreline Middle School trip - contact Sonya McCrae

    • Three voyageurs (Tillicum + 2)
    • Voyageur trailer
    • PFDs
    • Paddles
    • Bailers/lines
    May need to load the night before
    • 18 Jun 2018
    • 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

    Voyageur Haida Gwaii June 18 - July 30 - contact - Tim Marks

    Tillicum & Canada will be in use throughout June 18 - July 30 doing a trip in Haida Gwaii

    • Voyageur trailer
    • Bailers/lines
    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Victoria Canoe & Kayak Club, 355 Gorge Rd W, Victoria, BC V9A 1M9
    • 16
    Register

    VCKC Guts and Glory is a Dragon Boat Canada CCWC Qualifier

    Racing starts at 09:00am Saturday, race managers on-site at 8:00am.

    Two different race types:

    • 2500-meters in two heats:  10-paddler boats:
      In the morning each team will race a 1250 meter course with a buoy turn (out and back). 
      In the afternoon, each team will race the same course in a different dragon boat.
      The two times for each team will be combined to see who gets the glory and medals.
    • Sprints:
      200-meter races in IDBF-certified 10-paddler boats.

    Teams may register in the following categories: 
          - Mixed
           - Womens


    Minimum of 3 teams required to run category.

    No registrations accepted after July 14, 2018.

    Cost: $250 per 10-paddler team (12 people including caller & stern) for EITHER the 2500m or the 200m sprint.

    Early Bird $220 - if payment received prior to April 15th

    Only $50 to register for the 2nd race type, if registering for both.  

    Results will be ranked by team category (Mixed or Womens) for awarding of medals.

    All paddlers must have signed waiver online to participate.  Link to waiver will be sent with registration confirmation.

    Click here for full details about VCKC's annual Guts 'n Glory race event:  Guts 'n Glory



    • 03 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • VCKC Clubhouse on the Gorge

    Fall clean-up day is on the first Saturday in November.

    Clean-up involves sprucing up the grounds and outdoor spaces of the clubhouse and doing a thorough cleaning of the interior including meeting rooms, kitchen and storage areas.

    Wondering what to bring?  For that and any other questions, contact Sandy Rattray by email to:  clubhouse@vckc.ca

    • 15 Mar 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Clubhouse

    Planning meeting for the PFTK sterns to plan teams for the Finale paddle on April 1st.

    Meeting organizer is the Voyageur Director, Phil McEvoy:  voyageur@vckc.ca


Past events

19 Apr 2018 Voyageur - PTB
18 Apr 2018 Voyageur - Shoreline Middle School
12 Apr 2018 Voyageur Haida Gwaii Meeting
08 Apr 2018 Potluck with Mile
05 Apr 2018 VCKC 50th planning session - paddle portion
29 Mar 2018 Voyageur wrap up
29 Mar 2018 Voyageur Stern leader practice - School District 61
24 Mar 2018 Voyageur Paddle for the Kids - The Big Day!
18 Mar 2018 Voyageur Paddle for the Kids - Ladysmith or Race Rocks
15 Mar 2018 Voyageur - PFTK stern leader meeting
11 Mar 2018 Voyageur Paddle for the Kids - Maple Bay to Cowichan Bay
04 Mar 2018 Voyageur Paddle for the Kids - Saanich Inlet
25 Feb 2018 Voyageur Paddle to Gulf Islands National Park (PFTK Practice #4)
23 Feb 2018 Voyageur school district
21 Feb 2018 Marine Restricted Operator's Certificate Course
18 Feb 2018 Voyageur Paddle for the Kids - Sooke Basin
11 Feb 2018 Paddle For The Kids: Kick Off
11 Feb 2018 PFTK Brunch
04 Feb 2018 Voyageur Program Annual Open Day
30 Jan 2018 Glenlyon-Norfolk Big Canoe Sterner Course
18 Jan 2018 Voyageur program PFTK planning meeting
04 Jan 2018 Haida Gwaii Meeting
05 Dec 2017 Christmas Party and Boat Parade - All Members Welcome
11 Nov 2017 Remembrance Day on the Cowichan River
28 Oct 2017 Big Canoe Intermediate Leader course
14 Oct 2017 Paddle Canada Skills Course - Big Canoe Advanced Leader
21 Jun 2017 Barkley Sound Brigade planning meeting
12 Jun 2017 Inflatable PFD Info Session
22 Apr 2017 Spring Clean-up: Clubhouse & Grounds
22 Apr 2017 Spring Clean-up: Gorge Waterway Shoreline
13 Feb 2017 Family Day Paddle & Social
11 Jan 2017 Voyageur program PFTK planning meeting
10 Jan 2017 VCKC Annual General Meeting (AGM)
02 Aug 2016 General Membership summer BBQ evening
23 Jul 2016 VCKC Guts & Glory 2016
05 Jul 2016 Summer General Membership BBQ, Scavenger Hunt paddle
01 Jul 2016 Canada Day on the Gorge
07 Jun 2016 VCKC General Meeting & Summer Bar-B-Q
18 Apr 2016 Clubhouse Main Floor Closed for Repair
19 Mar 2016 Paddle For The Kids: Finale
07 Feb 2016 Paddle For The Kids: Kick Off
06 Feb 2016 Flatwater Paddle - Becher Bay to Pedder Bay
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