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MA-WE-GA: Tipi Hike, BBQ and Dance (9/11/2010)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.For some events a payment may be required. Payment is not made directly to COC - please review event details fully for information about if and how you will be required to make payment.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Clearwater Tipi site
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 11 2010  11:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 11:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Aug 25 2010 11:30:00 AM
Event Duration:10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Ken F
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Member Cost:$24.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:24
Maximum No. Guests:12
Minimum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 16 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

MA-WE-GA: Tipi Camping

MA-WE-GA: Tipi Hike, BBQ and Dance!!!!

This event is for those who are afraid of the dark, do not like to sleep in Tipi or share a tipi with 5 others.

This is a special Tipi event.

About the place:
Clearwater Tipi Park is a secluded, fenced park site operated by The City of Calgary and managed by Parks. The City of Calgary encourages groups with low-impact land stewardship ethics to utilize this site. It is a user-maintained site.

Rain or shine we will still go as we are the COCers. Besides rain doesn't last long around in Calgary.

Site Amenities:
- Secluded, fenced space on banks of Elbow River. Please do not be alarmed to see blood stains in the woods.

Site Location
- 7.2 km W along Highway #8 from Sarcee Trail, Approx. 4 km W of Calgary's

Stuff to do (Hang out @ Tipi )
Outdoor games
and friendly competitions.

Hike around the Tipi site. During the day and at night. Get yourself ready for Halloween….  Night hike around the woods and get into the mood of the Blair Witch Project ….. there will be light and sound effects to put you into the mood.

BBQ and eat. We commission a Pig Roast as well as BBQ salmon.

Dance….. Last time, we danced around the fire and on the tables!!! Light and sound effects (may be fog machine) and generator to enhance your dancing mood.

Camp fire activities (Bring Marshmellows!! And scary ghost stories!!!)

Please read the following in detail before you sign up:

When the Registration cut-off date is passed and if I have not receive your payment, I would move people from the wait-list to the event list to take your place, i.e. FPFI (First Pay First In).

Participants are expected to help:
- We need volunteers for food prep, games and activities and general entertainers. Step right up!
- Setup, shop, cook and clean up (very important).
- Your eager participation in most if not all activities (where available) - Bring a fun loving, dancing and cheerful attitude.

Cost includes permits, food, equipment rental, misc and admin charges.

1) E-mail transfer your monies via PC banking to

2) Send cheques to: Kenneth Fung, 7372 Silver Springs Rd. NW, Calgary, AB T3B4L3  . It takes 2 – 4 days for the mail to get to the coordinator, so send your cheque early.

Note: You have to find your own replacement if you cancel after the registration cut-off date.

Required Items to Bring:
BYOB. Lawn chair. Fun Loving attitude. Willingness to participate, cook and help clean.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
View Clear Water Tipi Camping in a larger map
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):6Km
Carpool Departure Time: 11:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $1.32 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Sunday, October 22, 2017). This is based on $0.12/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.

This is a special Tipi event as the City of Calgary "may be" giving us a "discount" stay at he Tipis, i.e. other Tipi event would not be as cheap.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at
- Support the club by purchasing a Premier Membership: $25 a year

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$24.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$24.00/Person
Cost Includes:Dinner and Dance.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the COC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: You have to find your own replacement if you cancel after the registration cut-off date.