Esk'etemc AA Round Up
Esk'etemc has hosted the AA Round Up for the past 30 years and will host its 37th Annual AA Round Up on July 12 - 14, 2013 and its 38th Annual New Years Day AA Round Up in January 2014. Every year people from all over Canada and the United States and around the world attend the AA Round Up from places like China, Germany, and Australia. In 2010, we celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the making of "The Honor of All" with a viewing of the movie. More information regarding "The Honor of All" movie can be found at the Products/Services page.
The arbor area consists of a camping area, kitchen, picnic areas, showers and washrooms, and sweat lodge area. You can enjoy a meeting or attend one our our morning sweat lodges and dance at our outdoor dance to the music of "The Nitehawks". We recommend that you bring your camping gear to enjoy the entire weekend, we have great speakers every year.
July 12 - 14, 2013
|Friday, July 12, 2013||Sunday, July 14, 2013|
|5PM||Registration and Hand Drumming||7AM||Sweatlodge|
|9PM||Penny Lahal and Dance||9AM||Call Up Meeting|
|11PM||Niteowl Meeting||10AM||Local Speaker - Serina S.|
|Saturday, July 13, 2013|
|8AM||Breakfast and Registration|
|10AM||Call Up Meeting|
|4PM||ALYPAA Call Up Meeting|
|5:30PM||Set up for Dinner|
|6PM||Dinner and Countdown|
|9PM Release of Balloons - "Forgiveness and Gratitude" and Indian Bingo|
Registration: Family(4) $40.00 Single $25.00
Group rate are negotiable - see Ken Johnson. Bring your camping equipment and water bottles.
No vendors unless approved by the Round Up Committee.
For more information regarding the AA Round Up, please contact Ken Johnson at 250.440.5651 (w)or 250.440.5768 (h)
Directions to Esk'etemc Pow Wow Arbour: Follow Hwy 20-West until you reach the Dog Creek Road turn off (2.5km or 2 minutes up highway) follow Dog Creek Road for 45 minutes (half pavement/half gravel) until you arrive at the sign ( picture left) . Turn left at this sign and follow Abour signs for 5km and you will arrive at arbor.