3 Rivers Rendezvous

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We have package prices for the weekend and break out pricing for meals only, camping only etc. The Full Package price includes all entries, entertainment, 3 nights camping, 2 suppers and 3 breakfasts, plus prize tickets. Early bird on-line prices are as follows. After May 10th the price increases by $10 and increases again by another $10 on Friday 20th or later. 

               Full Package     Camping     All Meals        Event

                      Price             Only        No Camping       Fee

Singles          120                  50                70                 10

Family of 2    190                  60              125                 20

Family of 3    230                  60              160                 30

Add X's        230 + 30*X     60              30 * X               30

Event Fee         0           

 

 

 

  

Camping 2 nights   $45

Camping 1 night     $25

Adult Suppers       $18.50 each

Teen Suppers        $15.50 each

Child Suppers       $11 each

PreSchool Meals    All Free

Adult Breakfasts    $13.00 each

Teen Breakfasts    $10.50 each

Child Breakfasts    $7.50 each 

Special rates for Camping Only (no meals), Meals Only (no camping), and one or two days camping or individual meals.

With food prices rising quickly, we are working out our menu but you know that we we will serve up the best food that we can afford.  

There will be vegetarian, keto, and gluten free options for those wanting them. You must let us know if you want a special plate in advance so that we can order enough.

 

So register early so that we can have a great meal reserved for you.

May 20 - 23, 2022

Join us this May Long Weekend for the  3 Rivers Rendezvous in Southwest Alberta.  After 2 years of Covid restrictions, we are excited to be able to host you again. We really missed everyone the last 2 years, so it would be wonderful to see all of you again. The Pinch-o-Crow Creekers has camping, meals and activities all set for a great gathering of paddlers and their families from May 20 to 23. 

There will be trips on the Crowsnest, Castle and Oldman Rivers or you can head over to the Elk, Wigwam, Bull Rivers while you are here.  There will be opportunities for beginner groups to get on the water and paddle easier stretches as well as more advanced trips.

The May long weekend is later this year so we should have more sun, less snow and lots of water for everyone to enjoy. Seriously its always been fun and it will be fun this year too !  But as a caution, the long time Rendezvous fans refer to this as Pincher Snofest, because it is a gamble each year, sun or snow. Bring your sunscreen, shorts and parkas.

The event is based at Castle River Rodeo Ground Campground, 5 km north of Beaver Mines and 8 km south of Hwy 3 just off Hwy 507. At the top of the south hill above the Castle River, turn east to the Castle River Rodeo Grounds. The road swings back down to the river, follow the signs left at the gate into the campground. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camping is going to be the same as in the past. We will have special sites reserved for Alberta's clubs and our sponsors. Other sites in the main campground can be reserved. But don't worry there is lots of space in the field adjacent to the campground. 

This site is well sheltered with flush toilets, a camp kitchen and lots of room for everyone. The campground sites has electrical plug-ins at all sites except #7. Bring extension cords and adapters for 30 amp receptacles if you want to plug in. Check out the map for info on the different sites.  https://www.pinchocrowcreekers.com/campground-map 

All proceeds go to support our youth kayak programs.

​The Lions Club has upgraded the compound last year with a new covered food prep and dining area.

On Saturday night we will have children's games and draw prizes for the kids. On Sunday night we have a great games night for teens and adults and draw prizes for the older crowd.

We want to rebuild our very successful long weekend event that kicks off the summer kayak season for Alberta. Prior to the Pandemic, we had 300+ paddlers down here each year. It's a great gathering and with so many river runs around there is lots of space for everyone. 

For those of you with friends or family not paddling, there are some great hikes, mountain biking, wonderful museums and  historic sites close by (Frank Slide, Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and the Bar U Ranch), flyfishing, shopping and even some cowboy adventures if you want something totally different.

We are asking people to register online to help us figure out how much food to prepare and to set aside a camping spot with your friends. If you have any questions please call or send me a note. 

Chuck Lee                   Pinch-O-Crow Creekers    Box 162, Lundbreck, Alberta

403-628-2336 days/evenings       403-632-9598 cell intermittent          chucklee@toughcountry.net

For up to date info on water levels and snowpack go to: http://environment.alberta.ca/apps/basins  go to Oldman River Basin - River or Snowpack Data 

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We are hoping to be able to have Oldman River Brewing from Lundbreck again this year

BUT the AWA has changed insurance and we have to get our own insurance this year. This extra cost is going to affect the plan but we are doing our best to make it happen for you.    

Beginner & Novice Courses
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If you are a brand new paddler, still dry behind the ears, and would like a 2 day lake and river beginner kayak course. We are making special arrangements for you this year. There will be an additional $150 cost to the weekend for you, which is a $50 savings for 2 days equipment and instruction. 

If you have been in the pool this winter and want to head to the river we are offering a 2 day novice kayak clinic at a fee of $150 extra.  Instructors will do a quick review on the lake before heading over to the river to introduce you to the current.

 

THESE COURSES HAVE TO BE PRE-REGISTERED so we can arrange to have an Instructor available to teach you.

NCCP Evaluations

 

Alberta's NCCP Learning Facilitators are offering an opportunity for people who want to complete their evaluations for the:

  • Lake Instructor,

  • River Leader 2,

  • Whitewater Leader 3,

  • River Instructor 2

to be evaluated at the Rendezvous. 

THE AWA heavily subsidizes the evaluations but there is a cost of $25 to $50 for each Leader/Instructor candidate. The Pinch-o-Crow Creekers will cover that fee if you teach one of the Beginner or Novice courses for us at the Rendezvous. 

EVALUATIONS HAVE TO BE PRE-REGISTERED SO WE CAN ARRANGE TO HAVE EVALUATORS AVAILABLE FOR YOU.

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