Projects & Programs
Crawford Bay Natural Playground is a project that seeks to upgrade the current dated playground equipment in the community playground and replace it with a newly designed and built Natural Playground. We aim to use natural elements and topography to affect great change to the playground and revitalize its use by families and children. Ellie Reynolds
For the Summer School there were a total of 71 students and 9 instructors. Resourcing the event included staff, student helpers, and volunteers. Art, music, theatre, and dance classes appeal to both children and adults in the summer months. Children and families enjoy having a full week of classes to learn new skills, with the additional… Read more »
Our first project has been built! Through a partnership between Crawford Bay School and Community Connections, and funding from the Union of BC Municipalities, the school-community greenhouse has become a reality. Come by and visit, or contact the school to find out about planned activities.
The Full Cycle Food Program had been an organic expansion of the Hot Lunch program based in Crawford Bay School. The growth and interest of this program included a fenced garden, additional food storage equipment, and increased food production. A consultant was engaged to work with a small group to better understand future needs and… Read more »
Following consultations with local trail/mountain bike enthusiasts, trail builders from regional cycling clubs, and community business leaders we have found great support in our effort to promote the extensive hiking and biking trail networks here on the Kootenay Lake East Shore. Our objective is to develop the East Shore physical and cultural infrastructure to accommodate… Read more »
The East Shore Alliance for Early Years local group sponsored the Kindermusik Summer Program where 14 east shore families attended 5 weekly sessions comprised of a 60 minute class, led by licensed educator. The program brings many research proven developmental and musical benefits to our youngest residents, and offers a supportive social space for parents… Read more »
Kid’s SMART camp (Science, Movement, Art) was a new program run for four days following Starbelly Jam. Participate ages were five to twelve year olds and the event was help in the Learning Place at Crawford Bay School. Activities included zendela, felting, beading, mandala painting, and t-short painting. Given the success of the program there… Read more »