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Registration NOW CLOSED! 

Pathfinders and Trailblazers, this camp is for you! Bring a parent for a fun weekend of workshops and activities! This camp is operated by the Camp Warwa just west of Edmonton.

Registration Closed

 (First come first served, max 83 attendees)

Costs: $65 / Warden    $75 / Adult

This event typically sells out quickly. This camp is for Pathfinders and Trailblazers, and their guardians. Please make alternate arrangements for wanderers and older siblings.

Payment: Options: $65 for wardens and $75 for adults, payable online via Paypal (credit card) at time of registration; or after registration by club cheque or e-transfer to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (password "AJFWA2018").  Your payment must be received by February 9th to ensure your spot. If it is not, your spot will go to someone on the wait list.   A confirmation email will be sent out once registration and payment have been received. Club cheques are payable to AJFWA (Alberta Junior Forest Warden Association) and must be mailed to: AJFWA Office Administrator, at PO Box 78044, Heritage RPO, 383 Heritage Drive SE, Calgary, AB, T2H 1M8; and must be received by Jan. 29th.

**Clubs and members must be in good standing before registrations can be accepted. This event is not eligible for club casino allotments to be used.  **Your registration is not confirmed until full payment has been received and payment must be received prior to the event date.  NO payment will be accepted at camp.

PLEASE NOTE:  PT Cruiser Camp is a northern provincial AJFWA event.  The camp is planned, run and attended by those who uphold the ideals of our national club.  By registering, you acknowledge that expected behaviour and actions are the same here as they are with the provincial body.

For further information, click "Details" below.

We are no longer accepting registrations for this event

Event date: 02-23-2018 6:30 pm
Event End Date: 02-25-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date: 02-15-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 83
Registered: 60
Available places: 23
Location: Camp Warwa (#31, 4224 Twp Rd 545)

CJFWS WINTER SKILLS and SHELTER CAMP 2018 - March 3rd, 9am to noon, March 4th

Hosted by your Calgary Eagles Club!

This is a build-it-yourself winter skills and shelter camp introduction, so come learn and have a great time!

Open to: Everyone, however, as this is an overnight build-it-yourself shelter camp, it may not be appropriate to have the younger ones attend.  Please use your discretion (as a parent) to make that call as to whether your child is a fit for such a camp.

Registration now open and will remain open until maximum capacity is reached.  This camp fills up fast and was sold out last year, so register early to reserve your family's spot and avoid disappointment!

Location: Waiparous Valley Road, North West of Cochrane, Highway 1A, on Forestry Trunk Road 40.  Only about 70 minutes from the NW corner of Calgary!

Cost: Only $10.00 per person, up to a maximum of $50 per family group, PLUS a $40.00 per Family Fire Deposit.  *Your fire deposit will be fully refundable upon campsite inspection at the close of camp.  *We hope this refundable deposit process will discourage our participants from leaving their campsites without having fully doused their campfires. 

**IMPORTANT:  IF YOUR FAMILY INCLUDES MORE THAN 5 PARTICIPANTS and all are attending this camp, PLEASE REGISTER ONLY 5 MEMBERS, with a note in the space provided regarding your additional family members.  REGISTERING MORE THAN 5 participants WILL RESULT IN YOUR BEING CHARGED MORE THAN THE $50 per family maximum!

Payment: Accepted by credit card (Paypal),  Club cheque (authorized and paid by your Club Treasurer in advance), or by e-transfer.  No personal cheques or cash accepted and your payment in full must be received by the cut-off date to confirm and hold your registration for this Event.

What to bring:  Sleeping gear (sleeping bag and Therma-Rest), an eating utensil (spork), go-mug, clothing to address the weather, axe & bow saw.  Please leave the chainsaws at home unless you have been individually reached out to by the event organizers.  **Be sure to download the Camp Guide found on the website, for a complete list of what to bring.

We provide:

-Limited meals: Saturday supper & Sunday breakfast - (Participants are responsible to bring their own brown bag eat-while-you-work lunch for Saturday) to ensure your shelter is sleep-ready by the evening; as well as to brring your own Sunday lunch if you are sticking around.

-All shelter-building supplies; 

-A safe and great learning opportunity for all!!!

**For the Camp Guide, maps, further info and how to get there, click "Details".


Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (587) 834-4242 for more info.



Event date: 03-03-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date: 03-04-2018 12:00 pm
Cut off date: 02-23-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 140
Registered: 101
Available places: 39
Individual Price: $10.00
Location: Waiparous Valley Road


This is an AJFWA-sponsored training and certification organized by CJFWS and offered to AJFWA by Smart Safety over two weekends in April, held in the Calgary area.  Course open to everyone age 16+, must be in good health and physically able!  NO prerequisites necessary!

Total cost would be $414.75, but this course is heavily Subsidized by Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) funding from AJFWA! This is your chance to take a fantastic course at an even more fantastic cost!  You SAVE a minimum of 50% per registrant!  And your region may subsidize an additional 25% upon successful completion. Cost includes course materials.

Held over two weekends: Apr 13-15 and Apr 20-22, 2018:  Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm; Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Red Cross requires 100% attendance. The course will run rain, snow, or shine. Hope to hold the course at JFW Jumping Pound Camp, near Calgary.

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Min class size 8, Max class size 15.  Depending on demand, a second instructor may be booked for a second class, same dates.  However, LEAD subsidy available to first 15 registrants only!

Your payment per registrant is required at registration to hold your spot.  Refund/Cancellation date is March 16, 2018.  No Refunds for no-shows.  If the minimum of 8 is not obtained, the class may be cancelled. Registration is open from the time it appears on the website to March 16, 2018, or until full, whichever comes first.

Sign-up and Questions:

1. Register online, selecting your Region from the drop-down menu.  This will determine your adjusted cost, based on known Region subsidies.  **You may be required to apply to your Region after successful completion of the course.

2. Two ways to pay: pay your total cost (up to $207.38) by credit card (Paypal) at time of registration; or by immediate e-transfer to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , using password AJFWA2018. This will guarantee your spot.

For further information:

Email course questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Calgary Sarcee or call: cell: 587-968-1870

More information about the course is on the Red Cross website.

Event date: 04-13-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date: 04-22-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date: 03-16-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 1
Available places: 14
Location: JFW Jumping Pound Manup Camp
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