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Rural Community Deliveries – NakuspRural Community Deliveries – Nakusp

In 2016 we teamed up with Lake Country Food Bank and established the “Network of Sharing” in which we have connected nine different food banks that we can distribute food to when we receive large quantities of food. This reduces food waste entering our landfills, a national issue that has major environmental effects, as well as puts more food directly into the hands of community members, programs, activities, and events. Inspired by this partnership, we reached out to collaborate with Nakusp Food Bank who supports five rural communities between us. With safe transport of perishable items being the largest obstacle, we successfully sought and secured funding through Food Banks BC to purchase a refrigerated truck. We are now delivering fresh vegetables, fruits, breads, dairy products, and any other food/household goods we receive in excess that they are willing and able to accept. Extending this network of sharing concept into the Kootenay region has proven to be a positive impact for all communities involved as well as reducing the environmental impact of excessive waste entering our landfills. Our commitment to this social cause has resulted in this expansion of our food bank services, directly contributing to our mission of promoting healthy living and food security while reducing waste.

This program is funded by Interior Health through the Community Food Action Initiative grant.

Cherryville Summer Day Camp 2023Cherryville Summer Day Camp 2023

Cherryville Summer Day Camp is off to a fantastic start! We have an exciting 8 weeks planned running Monday to Thursday, 8:00-5:00 from July 4th – August 24th. We still have some spots available and accepting new kids, so please reach out to get registered! 250-547-0089

Week 1 (July 4-6) – Lego Week: Best build, Most Creative, Dost it Function!?

Week 2 (July 10-13) – Medieval Week: Building Armour & Weapons

Week 3 (July 17-20) – Science Week: Solar Ovens + Schmores, Flubber, Oobleck

Week 4 (July 24-27) – Melty Bead Week: Making Entries for Cherryville Days!

Week 5 (July 31-Aug 3) – Mapping Week: Building Treasure Maps, Hiding Treasure, Geo Caching

Week 6 (Aug 8-10)- Nature Week: Animal Visitors, Egg Carton Bird Feeders, Coffee Filter Butterflies, Wind Chimes and more!

Week 7 (Aug 14-17) – Ocean Week: Recycled Coral Reef Build, Shark Paintings, Zones of the Ocean, Quid Windsock and more!

Week 8 (Aug 21-24) – Talent Show Week: Group/Individual Talents, Water Play, Talent Show Presentation

Capturing those moments from the first 2 weeks of camp!

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS – DAWN AND CANDICE!