In March, my Summit 2 group went to Duffey Lake near Pemberton to camp and learn winter camping techniques. I learnt a lot about winter camping and how to keep warm, had fun building snowcaves and the winter kitchen, and helping film an episode of Bear Grylls.
A while ago (April 4), the BC Artificial Reef Society sank a ship in the waters of Gambier Island (in Howe Sound). Dad’s friend Ken owns a boat, and invited Dad, me, and and Ken’s friend Matt (along with Tundra the dog) to see the ship sinking then climb Burt’s Peak, an obscure mountain on Gambier […]
I am enrolled in the Summit 2 elective, which ventures into the wilderness on three expeditions throughout the year. Just before spring break, we embarked on our second expedition: snowcaving. Annoyingly warm winter temperatures led to Mrs Mctavish and Mr McKillop changing the location of the expedition from the local mountains to Duffey Lake, 188 kilometres […]
Remember Garibaldi Lake from September? Normally, in the winter, it freezes over and the ice is buried under several feet of snow. However, due to the stupid warm winter we had, the several feet of snow failed to materialize and Garibaldi Lake is, effectively, a massive ice rink. On Sunday (Feb 22), my dad and […]
Last October, Summit 2 did two weeks of trail cleanup and invasive plant pulling at the Dale park in West Vancouver with the Friends of Lighthouse Park Society. The society also hosts events every Saturday where volunteers can come and help them remove ivy and other invasive plants from the area, and I participated in […]
Intro: Hello. For my PA Summative, I decided to perform the song “Here Comes the Sun” with Ali Mecklai. I sang and played the piano and Ali played the guitar. We decided that we would do this because the guitar and the piano are the only instruments we know how to play. Nothing creative there, I’ll admit. […]
Grade 8 just finished a massive English project called “Night Of The Notables”. The project involved researching the life of a famous person throughout history, then dressing up as that person and presenting. At the same time, we created an essay/PSA/monologue/website/presentation about their life. You probably know about this. The notable that I chose was […]