Adventure Retreat May 27-29, 2022

Breast Cancer Action Kingston (BCAK) is pleased to announce their Wilderness Adventure Retreat for breast cancer patients, thrivers, survivors, and supporters.  This weekend getaway to the Wilderness Tours facility in Forrester Falls on the Ottawa River will be held May 27 to May 29th, 2022.

 

The cost of $300.00 for BCAK members; and $350.00 for non-members includes transportation to and from Forrester Falls, all meals, double occupancy accommodation*, a 5-hour beginners white water rafting experience (tame, you shouldn’t fall out of the raft), workshops and loads of outdoor fun and camaraderie all weekend long!

Download REGISTRATION FORM HERE.                                      Complete and send to Wendy at email.bcak@gmail.com

The Adventure is open to friends of all ages – we already have some young and some not quite so young survivors joining us!                               

Weekend Itinerary

Fri., May 27

1:00 p.m. Clark’s party bus departs BCAK

4:45 p.m. Arrive Forrester Falls and check in

6:00 p.m. Dinner in Pavilion

7:30 p.m. T-shirt painting on the spa patio

Live entertainment on the pavilion patio

 

Saturday, May 28

7:00 a.m. Sunrise beach wakeup

7 – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Depart for whitewater rafting

(those remaining behind have access to standup paddle boards or kayaks, hiking trails, water sports, etc.)

Noon – 2:00 p.m. Lunch

3:00 Watchmaking in the pavilion

4:30 Beach volleyball tournament

6:30 Dinner in Pavilion

Live entertainment on the pavilion patio

 

Sunday, May 29

7:00 a.m.  Sunrise beach wakeup

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 A morning of beauty aids – Bea

11:30 Prepare to depart

12:00 Lunch

1:00 p.m. Bus leaves Forrester Falls

4:45 p.m. Bus arrives BCAK 

 

*Accommodation: 

Based on double occupancy in a basic cabin, 2 double beds and no toilet in the cabin (toilets are a short walk away on a well-lit path).  There is a trundle bed if 3 wish to share the cabin.

 

Meals: 

All meals are served buffet style in an open-air pavilion.  There is a bar and alcohol is available for purchase.  Both Friday and Saturday nights there will be live entertainment in the pavilion following dinner.

 

Fundraising Event: 

Come Join Us!  On Saturday, May 14 we will be hosting a car wash to raise funds for the Wilderness Adventure.  It will be at Petrie Ford from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  We encourage you to come out (dressed in pink), bring your family and wash cars with us.  We also encourage you to pass the word about the car wash to family and friends.  The cost is a donation to BCAK.

 

We would like to acknowledge Lafarge Canada, Cupido Construction Limited and BCAK for their generous contributions to this initiative.

 

For more information, contact Serena Taylor or Wendy Barrette:  email.bcak@gmail.com

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