Events

Come Paddle With Us!

*Paid membership required for all KWP lead trips. (Events are often open to anyone)

Check out our Google event calendar below and/or on the Facebook events page

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upcoming events

No current 2022 events. Stay tuned for our 2023 schedule of events!

past events

Magnetawan River - Saturday October 22nd 2022 LAST TRIP OF THE YEAR!

Late Fall Paddle 10 minutes west of the town of Magnetawan. An intermediate to advanced river with mostly class 2-3 rapids, with the bigger ones with established portage trails. A beginner with good boat control would also be able to enjoy the paddle. Appropriate cold weather gear is strongly recommended.

*Potentially paddling at the Minden White Water Preserve the next day, Sunday Oct 23.

To register for the trip email Chris Varga at kwpclubmembership@gmail.com or visit the Facebook event page and click "going"

Click here for river beta, including directions, photos, videos and more

KWP Virtual Annual General Meeting - 10:30am Saturday Nov 5th 2022.

Want to make a difference and have a voice in your club?

Attend the KWP Annual General Meeting by computer or phone at 10:30am Saturday Nov 5th.

Hear about what has been happening, ask questions, volunteer to be on the Board, sign up to be on a special interest subcommittee, or express your interest in learning what's involved to be a trip leader!

The club is only successful if we have people stepping up to help, and you can do that in many ways.

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Please join the AGM meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

https://meet.goto.com/922406725


You can also dial in using your phone:

Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391

Access Code: 922-406-725


Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

https://meet.goto.com/install

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The meeting will last 1.5 to 2 hours max.

We need new members to the KWP Board of Directors, so nominate yourself or someone you know who has expressed an interest in running - simply Reply-All to this email to express your interest.

If you are new to the club but interested in possibly becoming a Director in the future, consider running for Member at Large.


The purpose of this meeting is to provide you with a short year-end update from each Board Director, and then to elect a new Board for 2023.

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We are also looking for other volunteers, including:

  • Someone to take on the MACKfest 2023 Lead, and volunteers to support that person.

  • People interested in being a Trip Leader or Assistant Trip Leader.

  • People wanting to participate in special interest subcommittees (For example, we need to update our club's constitution. We also want to consider the best uses of a WO grant we received this year. Other ideas from members are also welcome).

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There are 7 Voting Board Members: To run for any of the first 6 positions, you need to be a KWP member for at least 1 year.


ALL positions are available to anyone interested in running for the Board...simply Reply-All to this email to express your interest:

  1. President - Eric Chaplin is running for this position again, others are welcome to run if interested

  2. Finance Director - Leah Kindree is running for this position again, others are welcome to run if interested

  3. Social Media and IT - Paul Delanardo is stepping down; Chris Varga is running for this position , others are welcome to run if interested

  4. Secretary/Communications - Wayne Donison is running for this position again, others are welcome to run if interested

  5. Membership - Open position - Chris Varga is stepping down; Susan Vogelsang is running for this position, others are welcome to run if interested

  6. Events Director - Open position - Nikita Zhang is stepping down; kristen Armitage is running for this position, others are welcome to run if interested

  7. Member at Large - Open position - Chantal Leger is stepping down, DoYeon Lee is running for this position, others are welcome to run if interested

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KWP Board Meetings are tentatively scheduled to happen by phone or computer approximately once every 6 weeks and last approximately 1-1/2 hours.

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Check out the link to the current KWP Constitution, with a description of all Director positions (see Section 3D):

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cB-4FGOa_LTTQ5mZVbgTG0IS5aKpejCc/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=110920094085933438483&rtpof=true&sd=true


Hope to see you participate in the virtual meeting!

KWP Trip Calendar 2022_draft.xlsx

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