The Girl Guides of Canada – Tyee Lake Camp’s new benches & tables

In the winter of 2019, representatives from the Williams Lake chapter of Girl Guides of Canada applied for a Community Grant from the Williams Lake Community Forest.

They proposed to build 10 benches and 5 tables to provide seating under the newly constructed outdoor shelter at the Tyee Lake camp.  Due to an unforeseen increase in lumber prices, the project was scaled down somewhat and 4 tables & 8 benches were built, while the remaining funds were used to repair the unsafe staircase leading to the Brownie Lodge.  4 volunteers from the Guiding Community volunteered their time and skills to get this job done quickly and safely despite Covid-19, and they look forward to being able to rent the facility out again for group camping someday soon as well as hosting Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders & Rangers in the years to come.

 

8 new benches and 4 new tables are set up under the shelter at Tyee Lake eagerly awaiting the next Girl Guide camp.

For information on camping at this facility on Tyee Lake, follow this link: https://www.riversnorthareagirlguides.ca/properties/

A Girl Guide bench is branded to acknowledge the WLCF’s support.
Safety first – the steps into this building were repaired with funds from the Girl Guide 2019 Intake Grant from the Williams Lake Community Forest’s Granting Program.

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