Duke of Ed - Summer 2016

June 2016 Newsletter
June has arrived and Summer Holidays are just around the corner! This summer promises to be a busy one for the Duke of Ed Manitoba, with a Gold Ceremony, LEAD 2016 Event, and many Adventurous Journey opportunities for participants to get involved in. 

Our office is open throughout the summer, and we are here to help if you have any questions at all. Give us a call at 204-988-3016.

Lindsay Stovel, our Executive Director, will be heading off on Maternity Leave for the next year as of June 30th. We are pleased to introduce Barb Gillis as interim Executive Director. She will be taking over for Lindsay for the year. Barb can be reached at bgillis@dukeofed.org or 204-988-3018. We wish Lindsay all the best as she looks forward to welcoming her new bundle of joy in mid-July.
Call for Volunteers - Gold Ceremony June 22/16

We are busy planning our upcoming Gold Ceremony on June 22 in Winnipeg. We are looking for 10 volunteers who would be available to help us with various duties such as: ushering, merchandise sales, etc. Volunteers would need to be available to help from 10 am to 4 pm on June 22. If you are available and would like to help, please call us at 204-988-3016 or email us at manitoba@dukeofed.org. Thanks in advance!

Registration Deadline for LEAD 2016 - June 15/16

LEAD is a 9 day leadership based camp experience that  qualifies as a residential project. It is being held Aug. 23-31, 2016 at Camp Cedarwood in Manitoba. The cost is only $200 and includes transportation by bus to and from Winnipeg, all accommodations and food. This is a unique opportunity as it is run by The Duke of Edinburgh's Award program and brings together award participants from all across Canada. Throughout the 9 days you will be involved in all the outdoor camp activities like canoeing, wall climbing, archery, and many more. Participants will also attend a variety of Leadership workshops. There will be guest speakers, a community service day and whole group evening activities like a Improv Night, games, and a campfire that will fill all the time with so much fun and activity. If you are interested in attending LEAD visit the website at  www.dukeofed.org/lead and apply now. The application deadline is June 15, 2016. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Duke of Ed Merchandise is here!

The Duke of Ed has launched a Pop Up Shop! For a limited time, you can purchase great Duke of Ed apparel and items, perfect to bring along on all of your adventures this summer. 

This store will only be open until June 20 so time is limited! Check out all of the great merchandise at:  https://duke-of-edinburgh-online-store.myshopify.com/
Adventurous Journey Opportunities

Summertime is a great time to complete your Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey. We have a number of trips available throughout the summertime through local camps and outfitters. 

B'nai Brith Camp -  Gold Canoe Trip (Deadline to sign up: June 20, 2016)
July 4 - 8, 2016
Cost $423.75
Arrive for 10:30am on first day and pick up at 2pm on last day (Transportation available from Winnipeg to Kenora for an additional $28.25 per person - one way only).

B'nai Brith Camp -  Silver Canoe Trip (Deadline to sign up: June 20, 2016)
July 10 - 13, 2016
Cost $367.25
Arrive for 10:30am on first day and pick up at 2pm on last day (Transportation available from Winnipeg to Kenora for an additional $28.25 per person - one way only).

B'nai Brith Camp -  Bronze Canoe Trip (Deadline to sign up: June 20, 2016)
July 19 - 21, 2016
Cost $226
Arrive for 10:30am on first day and pick up at 2pm on last day (NO transportation available)

Manitoba Pioneer Camp -  Silver Canoe Trip  (Deadline to sign up: July 25, 2016)
August 15 - 18, 2016
Cost: $286.65
Must have own transportation to and from the camp.

Camp Nutimik -  Gold Canoe Trip (Deadline to sign up: Aug. 8, 2016)
August 29 - Sept. 2, 2016
Cost $507.15
Arrive for 10am on first day and pick up at 3pm on last day

To sign up for any of these trips - contact the Award Office to get the forms. 
Email:  manitoba@dukeofed.org    or Call: 204-988-3016.

There are some more Adventurous Journey Opportunities on our website:  http://www.dukeofed.org/mb-adventurous-journey-residential-project-opportunities. We keep this list updated as new trips are added as well.

Awards Earned March - June 2016

Gold -
Samantha Ballard
Janelle Bogaski
Jonas Desrosiers
Peirce Dickson
Ryan Driver
Dani Dufresne
Tiffany Fernando
James Gluck
Courtney Masson
Shelby Newkirk
Nicole Rogowsky
Claire Russell
Angela Woodbury
Claire Woodbury

Silver - 
Janelle Bogaski
Fiona Dunn
Connor Mark
Claire Russell
Michael Silk
Amy Spearman
Chantel Wallack
Sabrina Wong

Bronze - 
Katelyn Battad
Mara Bohm
Sandra Brookes
Samantha Burrage
Sophie Chen
Abigail Gillis
Kalissa Joanisse
Danielle Jones-Rey
Minethra Labiyaratne
Joelle Little
Kaylene Normand
Ihor Purtov
Angela Rodrigues
William Rodrigues
Joshua Waldman
Dana Yoon
Xiaoyu Zhang
Duncan Robert A.
Emery F.
Waylon D.

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