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Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
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Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
Activity Guide Fall 2009
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Activity Guide Fall 2009
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  • 1. Contents ACTIVITY PROGRAMS Registration/Contacts .........................................................................................1 LEGEND Facilities ...............................................................................................................2 CPAC - Colwood Pacific Activity Centre M - Military Family Resource Centre Services ................................................................................................................4 NAC - Naden Athletic Centre Special Events ......................................................................................................8 P - Personnel Support Programs Volunteering ........................................................................................................9 SH - Signal Hill MFRC Deployment.......................................................................................................10 Lampson - Lampson Street School Preschool ...........................................................................................................17 YAC - Youth Activity Centre School Age .........................................................................................................18 This program guide is brought to you by Youth .................................................................................................................20 ESQUIMALT Military Family Resource Centre Your community. Your resource centre. Get connected. Adult ..................................................................................................................22 M A R I T I M E F O R C E S PA C I F I C SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2009 Francophone .....................................................................................................27 Serving the Defence Community of CFB Esquimalt GUIDE Aquatic Services and Pool ................................................................................30 Health Promotion .............................................................................................34 Fitness ................................................................................................................38 Sports.................................................................................................................43 Clubs ..................................................................................................................47 Museum.............................................................................................................52 BE PREPARED Is your family ready Sponsorship and Donations.............................................................................54 for a disaster? Computer security: How to build EDITORIAL Keep your laptop safe resilient children Is your computer secure?....................................................................................8 H E A LT H | S P O R T S | R E C R E AT I O N | F I T N E S S | D E P L O Y M E N T | V O L U N T E E R I N G ESQUIMALT Military Family Resource Centre Your community. Your resource centre. Get connected. MILITARY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE / PERSONNEL SUPPORT PROGRAMS Business group for the military community ...................................................11 On the Cover The facts about head lice ..................................................................................21 And they’re off! Cmdre Ron Lloyd, Prepare your family for a disaster ....................................................................37 Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, leads the pack in the first 3 kilometre Raise resilient children .....................................................................................46 Fleet Run of the year. Reduce your cancer risk with Vitamin D ........................................................51 Photo by Shelley Lipke, Lookout Supporting Those www.canex.ca Who Serve CFB Esquimalt Why shop CANEX? Returned to CFB ESQUIMALT Base Fund last year alone. Because CANEX proudly supports those who serve by returning money to you, the members of the Canadian Forces community, right here in Esquimalt. Retail Store, Lang Cov ExpressMart, Belmont P Find out more online at www.canex.ca Supporting Those Who Serve www.canex.ca
  • 2. Kawasaki wasaki asaki Motorcycles Parts and Accessories • New & used parts • Great selection of tires enco Motorcycle & ATV Tues- Sat 9am - 5pm www.kencomotorcycle.com 2575 Sooke River Rd. 250-642-3924 Your Partner in Relocation Whether you are moving across the country or just across the street you can always count on Melinda to assist you every step of the way. 250-642-6361 info@melindabrake.com www.melindabrake.com
  • 3. Registration When a fee is required, payment must be paid at time of registration. Separate payments for PSP programs/services and MFRC programs/services are required. Why do programs sometimes get cancelled? Please note that a fee will be charged for all NSF cheques. Registration is on a first come/first served basis. Because people wait too long to register! Please register early. If paying for MFRC programs/services: cash, cheque, debit or credit card accepted (during normal business hours). Contacts Personnel Support Programs Naval & Military Museum....................... 250-363-4312 PSP Manager............................................. 250-363-7061 Admin. Assistant ....................................... 250-363-4256 Lookout Newspaper & Creative Services Deputy PSP Manager ................................ 250-363-4242 Managing Editor ....................................... 250-363-3372 Donations & Sponsorship Coordinator ..... 250-363-5648 Advertising ................................................ 250-363-3014 Classifieds.................................................. 250-363-3014 Fitness & Sports Naden Athletic Centre Kiosk..................... 250-363-5677 Websites Director .................................................... 250-363-4067 Lookout ...............................www.lookoutnewspaper.com Admin. Assistant ....................................... 250-363-4427 Personnel Support Programs............www.pspesquimalt.ca Facilities Coordinator ................................ 250-363-4213 Museum ................... www.navalandmilitarymuseum.org Sports Coordinator.................................... 250-363-4068 Donations and Sponsorship Asst. Sports Coordinator ........................... 250-363-4069 .......http://esquimalt.mil.ca/badm/sponsorship/index.htm Asst. Sports Coordinator ........................... 250-363-5575 Sports Stores.............................................. 250-363-4072 Swim Team.................................... www.navymasters.com Fitness Coordinator ................................... 250-363-4495 MFRC........................................www.esquimaltmfrc.com EXPRES Testing Supervisor ...................... 250-363-4412 MFRC Navigator ........................ www.familynavigator.ca Dockyard Fitness & Wellness Centre........ 250-363-2074 (en francais)............. www.familynavigator.ca/bienvenue Naden Athletic Centre Fitness Cell ........... 250-363-4485 Wurtele Arena ........................................... 250-363-4297 Military Family Resource Centre Fleet Fitness, Sport, Facility Coordinator ... 250-363-7813 MFRC 24 Hour Information Line ............ 250-363-2640 Toll free .................................................. 1-800-353-3329 Recreation Colwood Pacific Activity Centre Kiosk ..... 250-363-1009 Director .................................................... 250-363-1008 Recreation Coordinator: Clubs .................. 250-363-2989 FALL 2009 ACTIVITY PROGRAM GUIDE Recreation Coordinator: Programs ............ 250-363-1522 Views and opinions in this guide are not necessarily those of the Department of National Defence. Mailed under Publication Mail Facility ...................................................... 250-363-2648 Agreement #40064821 Victoria B.C. Aquatics .................................................... 250-363-4070 This product was produced by Lookout Newspaper & Creative Services: CFB Esquimalt, PO Box 17000 Stn Forces, Victoria, B.C. V9A 7N2 Health Promotion Programs Ph: 250-363-3014 Email: frontoffice@lookoutnewspaper.com Director .................................................... 250-363-5680 Publisher: Base Commander, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Manager .................................................... 250-363-5532 Project Coordinator: Melissa Atkinson Design: Carmel Ecker Manager .................................................... 250-363-5567 Sales: Ivan Groth, Joshua Buck, Mike Laidlow Admin. Assistant ....................................... 250-363-5621 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 1
  • 4. Facilities The Naden Athletic Centre (NAC) NADEN ATHLETIC CENTRE MEMBERSHIP FEES Hours of Operation Mon to Fri 6am-10pm 1 Year 6 Months Sat, Sun & Stats 9am-8pm Regular Military - Regular Force Individual Free Free The Naden Athletic Centre has numerous - Class A, B & C Reservists Spouse $64 $38 facilities and programs for military person- DND Firefighters Family $106 $64 nel, their families and DND employees. PSP Employees Ordinary DND Employees: Memberships re- Single $134 $75 quired from 6pm Mon-Fri & all day Sat, Family $204 $113 Facility includes Sun and Stat holidays. (DND employee • One large gym floor membership not required during 6am- • One smaller gym floor 6pm Mon-Fri) • Five-lane swimming pool (25 meter) Commissionaires, Retired w/ • Leisure wading pool full Military Pension, Federal Em- ployee, RCMP, Prison Guards • One steam room • Large hot tub Associate Must be sponsored by a Regular Single $321 N/A Member Force Member Family Max 5 pers living at $589 N/A • Two weight-training rooms home and under 19yrs • Aerobic studio • Cardio theatre Drop In Signed in Guests Adults 19yrs and up $4.50 N/A Youth 6-18yrs $2.50 N/A • Spin studio Family 2 Adults, 3 Children N/A Family $9 • Three squash courts Additional children N/A $2.50 • Five softball diamonds No charge 5 yrs & under • One soccer pitch Lockers Available at NAC and Dockyard Gym $60 per year • Two outdoor volleyball courts Kiosk Administration Hours 7am-9pm Mon-Fri and Sat & Sun 10am-7pm for the purchase of NAC/Golf • One CF EXPRES evaluation centre memberships, special registrations such as ski trips, swimming lessons, and special interest classes etc. Golf passes are available 7 days a week during hours of operation. Prices are subject to change. Contact 363-5677 See Facilities staff or phone 250-363-5677 for updated schedules and additional information. for updated schedules. Schedule may change without notice. Swimming Pool Facility includes For Pool and Swimming Lesson Schedule • Weight Room Golf Memberships/Passes see Aquatics section • Aerobics Studio To rent pool space call the Facilities Coor- • Cardio Theatre Regular: $50& Ordinary $75 (summer dinator at 363-4213 • Change Rooms rate) $10 (winter pro-rate) For all other aquatic inquiries call the • Showers See Facilities Staff for bookings and course Aquatics Supervisor at 363-4070 • Day Lockers & Rental Lockers pass prices or call 363-5677 Sports Equipment Fleet Fitness and Wellness Wurtele Arena Centre (Dockyard) Across the street from the Naden Athletic Military personnel may sign-out equip- Centre is the Wurtele Arena available to ment for most sports from the sports store, Hours of Operation both military and civilian members for please call 250-363-4072. Mon to Fri 6am-6pm • Alkaline VICTORIA DISCOUNT TIRES • Cellular www.discount tires-autorepairs.com • Custom Packs • Deep Cycle NEW AND USED TIRES • Gel Cells AUTO REPAIRS • Industrial Alkaline GUARANTEED TIRES FROM $10. • LED Tactical Lights Locally owned and operated Military If one of our used tires should fail • Lithium Discount within 90 days, including Road Hazards, • Maglite Products we will repair or replace it for FREE! Next to Bosley’ s • Ni-Cad • Ni-MH ( No Appointment Necessary ) • Sealed Lead Acid MILITARY DISCOUNT - $20 OFF PER HR. • Two-Way Radio... and more 250-474-5022 110-1790 Island Hwy • Colwood, BC • V9 B 1H8 • E-mail: allbattery@telus.net 110 - 2920 Jacklin Rd. Tel: 250-412-7300 2 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 5. Facilities skating, hockey, and other activities. The facility includes Signal Hill MFRC (SH) Administration: 250-363-4297. • A large (dividable) auditorium with Hours of operation stage & 12 ft viewing screen (seating up to Mon to Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Hours of Operation 300) Closed on statutory holidays. Mon to Sun: 6am-11:30pm (Subject to • Varied sized classrooms, designed to ac- schedule). The Arena Staff has an up-to- commodate groups from 10-60 people 1505 Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt date schedule. • Fully equipped kitchen Phone: (250) 363-2640 Shinny: Mon,Wed & Fri 11:30am- • Conference room (up to 12 people) Fax: (250) 363-3108 12:50pm To inquire about a facility booking for Email: mfrc@shawcable.com Casual Skate: Tue & Thu 11:30am- your group contact 250-363-2648. (Bus access: #6 Esquimalt/Quadra and 12:50pm and Sat & Sun 1-2:30pm *Note: prices are subject to change without #26 Dockyard/UVic) Parents & Kids Sticks & Pucks: Sat & notice. Sun 2:30-4pm Lampson MFRC To reserve the ice or for more information Colwood Pacific Activity Centre call the Facilities Coordinator at 250-363- Hours of operation MFRC (CPAC) Mon to Fri: 8:30 am-noon and 1-4:30 pm 4213. (located next to the PSP counter) Closed on statutory holidays. Hours of operation Colwood Pacific Activity Centre Drop in from Mon to Thurs: 7:30 am- 316 Anson Street, Esquimalt (CPAC) 11:00 am, noon-6:30 pm and 7:15-9 pm. Phone: (250) 363-2640 CPAC located at 2610 Rosebank Road Fri: 7:30-11:00 am, noon-6 pm Fax: (250) 363-3453 (off Ocean Blvd) is a community driven Sat: 9:00 am-noon and 1-5 pm Email: mfrc@shawcable.com multi-purpose facility designed to accom- Closed Sundays and statutory holidays Routes # 26 Dockyard/UVic, modate our military and civilian commu- 2610 Rosebank Road, Colwood (off #24 Cedar Hill/Admirals Walk and nities. Ocean Blvd). #25 Maplewood/Admirals Walk/Western Our centralized location allows us to offer Phone: (250) 363-2640 Exchange go right down Lampson. a large range of rental opportunities, from Fax: (250) 363-2677 # 6 Royal Oak Exchange/Esquimalt goes structured Birthday Parties to large confer- Email: mfrc@shawcable.com down Esquimalt Road and it’s a short walk ences and weddings. (Bus Access: #25 Admirals Walk/Western up to Lampson School. Hours of operation Exchange/Maplewood; #39 Royal Roads/ Mon to Thurs 8:30am-9pm UVic; To make a booking for any Base Facility Fri 8:30 am-6 pm #50 West Shore Exchange/Downtown; (i.e. sports fields, pool, gym) a written Sat and Sun by request #51 West Shore Exchange/UVic; #52 request is required. Contact the Facilities Rental Rates Wishart/ West Shore Exchange/Western Coordinator by e-mail (tom.campbell@ • Military community: Exchange; #61 Sooke/Downtown). These forces.gc.ca) or fax 363-4315 four to five Free during regular work hours bus routes use Western Exchange as the days prior to the event. Note: military Outside regular hours $30/hour drop off location. It’s a short walk down to training takes priority on all bookings. • Civilian community: MFRC-CPAC. $20 to $40 /hour (depending on room) PICK-UP AND Delivery Services 5 DAYS Per Week WE HANDLE ALL YOUR LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING NEEDS Over 30 Years In The Business 388-6211 4 hour dry-cleaning AND Shirt Service until 12 Daily SATURDAYS INCLUDED OPEN MON-FRI 6:30AM TO 6:00PM SATURDAY 7:00AM TO 5:30PM 2922 Tillicum Rd., Victoria (across from Fairways Market) CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 3
  • 6. Services MFRC 24-Hour Information Line Get Your Military Family ID Card Get the Guide! Information and Referral staff are ready It takes just 15 minutes to get this valuable Be the first to know about upcoming to take your call - 24 hours a day, 7 days a ID card. The card is available to all regular MFRC workshops and services. The week. We can answer your questions or do and reserve military family members age MFRC mails out more than 1500 Activity research to find the information you need. 13 years and up. The ID is recognized na- Guides to military families. Get on the Let us know how we can best support tionally so you can use it here and at your list! Call the MFRC: 250-363-2640 (Toll you. Call us: 250-363-2640 (Toll free: next posting. Use it to access Base services free: 1-800-353-3329) or email a request 1-800-353-3329). Your community. Your and to participate in the Military Discount to: mfrc@shawcable.com resource centre. Get connected. Program (at participating local businesses). The CF member must be present to sign Service Model of the Military Services for Single CF Members the card at the time of issue. If your Family Services Program Are you a single CF member? If you’re military spouse/partner is deployed or on looking for community information about course, contact the MFRC to make special where to go hiking, cycling, where to arrangements. The MFID is available at find dog-friendly parks or Victoria’s best the SH MFRC and MFRC-CPAC. restaurants, the MFRC is your resource centre. If you’re deploying, contact us MFRC Membership about services so we can support you, your Are you a member of your MFRC? If not, parents, or other loved ones. Relocating? join today! The MFRC is a non-profit so- Contact us to borrow a Welcome Package ciety registered under the British Colum- from your next posting. Regular life stress bia Society Act. As a registered society, we getting you down? MFRC counselling ser- are required to keep a list of our members. vices can help. Call for information: 250- Membership supports the MFRC in our 363-2640 (Toll free: 1-800-353-3329). goal to promote and facilitate the provi- sion of services that address the unique Discover Your MFRC Resource lifestyle experiences of military families. Membership is open to any person who Library is a military member, partner or family Before you buy it, borrow it from the Welcome Events for Singles and member of a serving regular or reserve MFRC! We have a wide range of terrific member at CFB Esquimalt. Retired mem- Couples books for all ages. Topics include parent- If you’re new to CFB Esquimalt the bers (who were honourably released) and ing, relationships, communication, deploy- MFRC, along with PSP, invite you to his/her spouse/partner may be accepted for ment and relocation. Visit your MFRC participate in a fun-filled event, such as an membership. For more information call: Resource Library located at MFRC-CPAC. evening of volleyball and pizza! You will 250-363-2640. We welcome your feedback on resources meet others new to the military commu- you have found valuable – and your rec- nity in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. ommendations for new resources for the For more information call 250-363-2640. library. See us for all your Car Care Needs! Now servicing commercial trucks Mu ff ler Tune-UP Brakes Lube & Oil 10% Military Discount CANEX FINANCING AVAILABLE HOME OF THE TIRE EXPERTS 610 Herald St • 250-382- 6184 | 105-2924 Jacklin Rd • 250-478-2217 4 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 7. Services Military 101 Information Package Video Teleconferencing (VTC) your community. See the MFRC website If you or family member recently joined See details in the Deployment Section of for details: www.esquimaltmfrc.com. the military and you are to the military this Guide. lifestyle, our Military 101 Information Employment and Education Package is for you. This package helps Families living in Sooke, Sidney The MFRC is now referring families to newcomers become familiar with the community resources for Employment and and North of the Malahat military lifestyle. Call the MFRC for your Education support. Please visit our website Military Lifestyle 101 Package. Ask about Connecting with Military Families in at www.esquimaltmfrc.com for informa- Military Lifestyle 101 Workshops too! Sooke tion about local employment agencies and Join us in Sooke! Military members and education services. their families are invited to the Sooke Welcome to CFB Esquimalt! Child, Youth and Family Centre (2145 Check out the Adult Section of this guide Townsend Road South) on the second Prevention, Support and for details on activities for newcomers. Tuesday of every month from 1-3 pm. Intervention Come meet other military families, pick Our professional, caring staff offers Welcome Packages from other up information and enjoy a fun family af- support with relationship issues, parent- MFRCs ternoon. An MFRC representative answers ing challenges, the military lifestyle, and Relocating elsewhere? We can lend you a your questions about MFRC services. coping with short-term crisis situations Welcome Package from your next MFRC. Bring your partner, children or just your- and emergencies. We’re also your source Find out what is available in your new self. Visit the MFRC website for details: for quality referrals to outside counselling community. Call the MFRC for details. www.esquimaltmfrc.com. resources and specialized support services. Connecting with Military Families in The MFRC respects your privacy. We do Sidney not provide any information of a confiden- Relocation Resources - “Smooth- Join us in the 443 Hangar in Sidney! An tial nature to any other person or organi- ing the Way” zation without your explicit permission MFRC representative visits 443 Squadron If you’re new to Victoria - or if you’re – except as required by law. Our Confi- every 2nd Friday from 11 am to 1:30 pm. leaving to go to your next adventure - your dentiality Policy is on our website www. We’ll answer questions and provide pro- MFRC can help make your transition esquimaltmfrc.com If you need assistance, gram information. Call 250-363-2640 for “smooth.” Come see us while you tackle don’t hesitate to call your MFRC: 250- information or visit the MFRC website: your “to do” list. We can help! Check out 363-2640 (toll free: 1-800-353-3329). www.esquimaltmfrc.com. the Relocation Resource Binder full of tips and tricks for you! Connecting with Military Families North of the Malahat Operational Stress Injuries (OSI) The MFRC is always ready to assist you Operational Stress Injuries are very real and Stay In Touch While Your Loved on our toll free line: 1-800-353-3329. Let have been a part of military history through- One Is Away us help you find resources in your commu- out the ages. Today, the increased tempo and See the Deployment Section of this guide nity. Check out the fun places to visit in high risk nature of military operations means for information on this valuable service. that service men and women are doing jobs GAL AX Y M O T O R S Vancouver Island’s Largest Independent Dealer Low Bi-Monthly Payments Good Credit Bad Credit EASY✓ No Problem APPROVAL A l Apply Today Drive Today T d If we can’t get you a loan no one can. 250-818-4YES (4937) or apply Online: www.galaxymotors.net 1764 Island Hwy • 250-391-5738 888 Attree • 250-478-7603 2555 Government • 250-381-1144 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 5
  • 8. Services that may expose them to high levels of stress Navigator Family-to-Family Connection Youth Resources that may cause an OSI. If you or someone Ask about our Family-to-Family service for Our information is practically limitless! you care about is suffering or may be suffer- families with special needs and responsi- Our master list of resources for youth in ing from an Operational Stress Injury, the bilities. This service matches families with the Greater Victoria area is full of informa- MFRC can link you to services to provide similar circumstances as a way of guiding tion about services and programs just for you with the information and support you one another through challenging times. youth. Questions or concerns? No prob- need. Call 363-2640 for details. Whether you are new to the community, lem! Call your resource centre, the MFRC, dealing with a new diagnosis, or willing to help you find the answers you’re looking Navigator for Military Families to share your experiences, this program for! with Special Needs and is for you. Contact the Navigator to talk Children & Youth Outreach about the type of support that you can The MFRC recognizes that the needs of Responsibilities contribute or that you would like for your Our military community includes families children & youth in the military family family. Send an email to mfrc.navigator@ community are diverse. We are pleased with special needs and responsibilities. shawcable.com or call 250-363-2640 (Toll Some families care for children with special to offer one-on-one support - as well as free 1-800-353-3329) resources for individuals and agencies that needs, some have a CF member or spouse/ partner with health concerns and some help support children & youth. Please call 250- Triple P – Positive Parenting 363-2640 for more information. support their aging family member. If your family has special needs and responsibilities, Program Youth Mapping Workshops the MFRC can help you navigate your way Triple P is a parenting program which pro- Community Mapping workshops are de- to community resources during relocation, motes positive, caring relationships between signed to bring diverse people together in help you put a support plan in place for parents and their children (Toddlers – 15 the interest of making change. This work- upcoming deployments, and give support years). Parents learn effective strategies for shop will aim to empower youth in the and direction when you’re not sure who dealing with a variety of childhood develop- West Shore and Sooke to invest a sense of to call. Let us help you find the services mental and behavioral issues. ownership in their communities. The time you need! For information call the MFRC Triple P helps Parents: will represent an intentional opportunity 24 Hour line at 250 363-2640 or toll-free • manage their child’s behavior in a con- to reflect on the existing needs of youth 1-800-353-3329. structive and caring way in the area; take a collective inventory of Navigator website: • develop good communication and strong the community assets that already exist www.familynavigator.ca relationships with their children to meet those needs, and collaboratively Military families with special needs and • learn positive parenting skills that may create a vision to meet needs that remain responsibilities can use this bilingual be applied to a broad range of parenting outstanding. We’ll schedule a workshop in website to look for community informa- situations the late fall. For information call 250-363- tion and resources for Military Family Children who grow up with positive parent- 2640. Resource Centres across the country. They ing are more likely to feel good about them- can also find information on specific topics selves and develop their potential! Triple P Emergency Services and web links to resources from different offers information, support, and practical The MFRC Emergency Services Program provinces. answers for you and your family. For more offers support and resources to individuals information please call your MFRC at 250- and families during emergencies and urgent 363-2640 (toll free: 1-800-353-3329). family situations. Let us help you make an Try our Low Carb Bowls WILSON Chicken Beef DIVING Pork “Better Training Safer Diving” includes Greek Salad & Diet Pepsi Beginner to Instructor Courses Ongoing The only Alternative EAT IN • TAKE OUT • Equipment Sales To Another Humdrum Call ahead. • Air Fills CANEX Late-Nite Snack We’ll have your order ready to go. • SCUBA & Snorkel Centre Credit Plan • www.wilsondiving.com Available “East Coast Sauce” 1243 Esquimalt Rd • 250-385-2432 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • 250-478-4488 Tues-Sat: 11am -9pm 1790 Island Highway (one light up from Casino, beside Subway) 6 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 9. Services action plan. Call the MFRC at 250-363- of $100 (prices includes room for 20 chil- Birthday!” Come out and get treated like 2640 (Toll free: 1-800-353-3329) if you dren) Please note that all birthday parties Royalty. Show up for the festivities and have an urgent family situation. require a minimum of 2 weeks notice. enjoy the gala event. Make crowns and Sports Spectacular at the NAC tiaras. Enjoy music, dancing and games Who will take care of your child? Join us for a fun-filled active sports party to complete your party. Your 2-hour party If you suddenly become ill while your with gym games, sports and time for pres- includes a facilitator, crafts, full use of our partner is deployed or on duty, who will ent opening and eating etc. Your Sports kitchen, a large gymnasium with equip- care for your child? Pick up an Emer- Spectacular package includes a facilitator, ment if needed and a room to eat and open gency Child Care Plan at the MFRC or a large gymnasium with equipment and presents. Please bring your own food, cake download one from our website at www. a room to eat and open presents. Please and decorations if you desire. esquimaltmfrc.com to create a plan for bring your own food, cake and decorations Bouncy Castle Party your family. Don’t delay - prepare today! if you desire. Two hours of bouncy fun! This party Sports Spectacular at the CPAC includes the use of the bouncy castle, 2 Parenting From Afar Join us for a fun-filled active sports party facilitators, use of a large kitchen and break- with gym games, sports and time for pres- out room for cake and presents. This party Stay connected with each other during ent opening and eating etc. Your Sports can accommodate 20 partiers deployment through the Parenting From Afar program. Ask for the Parenting from Spectacular package includes a facilitator, Teen Party (ages 12-15 years) Afar Pregnancy and Newborn Package, full use of our kitchen, a large gymnasium Come and play Nintendo Wii, pool and available at the MFRC and on ships. You with equipment and a room to eat and much much more at the Youth Activity can share the experience of learning about open presents. Please bring your own food, Centre. This tree hour party includes one your growing baby. Package includes cake and decorations if you desire. facilitator, use of the YAC and the kitchen. handouts about pregnancy, breastfeeding Hawaiian Hula This party can accommodate 20 partiers. and caring for your newborn. Contact the “Hang Ten” at this great party for both boys MFRC for information. and girls. Dress up in grass skirts or surfer “ shorts and join in the luau festivities. How Gardens and flowers have Pregnancy and Labour about a hula and limbo contest as well as a way of bringing people making your own unique leis. This 2 hour Companion Program Hawaiian party includes a facilitator, crafts, together, drawing them Will your partner be deployed during full use of our kitchen, a large gymnasium from their homes. your pregnancy? Skilled, caring volun- with equipment if needed and a room to eat -Clare Ansberry teers will support you during pregnancy, and open presents. Please bring your own childbirth, and after you’ve welcomed your food, cake and decorations if you desire. baby home. Find out more about how the Work Point Community Gardens Dinosaur Day MFRC supports parents-to-be. Call the Have you thought about planting that veg- Dress up in your dinosaur digs for a fun- MFRC for details. etable garden or keeping the house supplied filled birthday party. Enjoy music, dinosaur with beautiful flowers but you’re not sure games and dinosaur crafts and have a Welcome to Parenting Box about having one in your own backyard? dino-mite time. The Dinosaur Party runs Are you a new parent? Make sure you drop Well the Work Point Community Garden for 2 hours including time for food, cake by the MFRC for your free “Invest In Kids plots, located on the corner of Anson and and present opening. Please bring your own Welcome to Parenting Box.” The box in- Munro Streets, are available to test out your food, cake and decorations if you desire. cludes a guidebook to help you understand green thumb. All military families no mat- Party Playtime by You! ter where you live and some community your baby’s development, a developmental You supervise this 2-hour party for children toy with activity cards that explain how to requests will be accepted. Contact Michelle ages 2-5 years old. You have full use of a Neaansen at 250-380-7044 for more in- use the Comfort, Play and Teach approach large gymnasium, a full kitchen and a room with your baby, and information about formation. Plots range in size from 15 x 15 to eat and open presents. We’ll help you feet or 30 x 30 feet. MFRC parenting programs and activities. set up climbing toys, get out ride toys and Contact the MFRC to find out more. set-up children’s music for you. You lead this party and for safety purposes you must Bicycle Rentals Birthday Parties ensure there is at least one adult per 10 Special military discount $20/day at Mar- For details on how to book your themed children. Please bring your own food, cake ty’s Mountain Cycle, 1-1258 Esquimalt party call 363-1009 today! All for only and decorations if you desire. Road. Book by calling 250-383-3337. A $60 (prices increase for parties of 11 or PSP approved outlet. Party for a Prince or Princess more children). New special parties include “The King and Queen request your pres- Bouncy Castle and Teen Parties at a rate ence at the Royal Celebration of your CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 7
  • 10. Special Events Skate with Santa Join Santa and his merry elves for an after- noon of skating fun and treats! Santa will also lead the skaters in some fun games and activities on the ice. Location: Wurtele Arena PSP Sun Dec 20 2-4pm Free All children must wear helmets. Ski Mt Washington Stay tuned for the Winter Activity Guide for dates and prices for the 2009/10 ski season. First trip (depending on snow conditions) is December 17. Mark your calendars! New to the community? Come and meet your neighbours! Pancake breakfast, information booths, fabulous prizes and plenty of fun. This event is open to all CF members and their families. Location: Colwood Pacific Activity Centre Sept 12 9:30-11:30am Free “ Encrypt your data. That way, even if the laptop is stolen, nobody else will be able to read the data on it. motely erase your hard drive if you report an unrecoverable theft. • Another option is investing in an alarm system. Some sound a 110dB (that’s loud!) alarm if a stainless-steel cable is cut or acti- IS YOUR vated by a motion detector. • Encrypt your data. That way, even if the LAPTOP SECURE? laptop is stolen, nobody else will be able to read the data on it – and that data is, in most cases, far more valuable than the hardware. • In public places such as airports and con- A ccording to the FBI, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds, and 97 per cent are never recovered. scare thieves away from your machine. There are companies that sell security plates that attach to your laptop, complete with vention centres, if you are forced to put your laptop on the floor, loop the strap of the bag Here are some tips to help you lock down barcodes and printed warnings stating that around one ankle. This will prevent grab- your laptop and keep your data secure. the laptop is constantly monitored. and-dash thievery. • When traveling, don’t use a laptop car- • Get laptop insurance. Popular policies • Check with your employer’s IT or se- rying case or bag; it’s a dead giveaway as start at $200 per year. curity group to make sure you’re following to what’s inside. Instead, use a briefcase or • Install tracking software. These services company rules on laptops. In the wake of regular piece of luggage and retrofit it as cost about $45 a year. Once the software is huge losses of sensitive information, many needed. installed, your computer can be remotely organizations have enacted guidelines on • The use of visual deterrents may help tracked. Some tracking services even re- what data should reside on a laptop. 8 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 11. Volunteering Stay Connected with Military able, non-judgmental environment. Adult “ Families In Sooke, Sidney or support and assistance with the MFRC It’s always helpful to learn Rainbows on Monday afternoon is es- from your mistakes because North of the Malahat sential. Find out how you can get involved Do you reside in one of these communi- as a Volunteer with this program at www. then your mistakes seem ties? Other military families who live esquimaltmfrc.com or call 250-363-2640 worthwhile. nearby would benefit from your knowl- -Garry Marshall edge of the local area – and your skills in organizing events. If you can spare 3 to 5 Family Network Childcare hours per month helping families con- Assistants Francophone Programs nect with one another through events and Volunteers are needed as support in the Volunteering with the MFRC is an ideal helpful workshops, we’d like to hear from childcare area during Sunday Sessions way for Francophones to meet new people you. Please call 250-363-2640 (Toll free: held monthly for the families of deployed and to practice speaking English. There 1-800-353-3329). members at Colwood Pacific Activity are many Volunteer opportunities available Centre. If you love children we would love – including working with children and to have you join us. youth, helping with special events, assist- Grow the community – grow ing with translation and more! Contact from the experience the MFRC at www.esquimaltmfrc.com or • Do you enjoy meeting new people and Casual Child Care Program call 250-363-2640. working as part of a team? Needed: Helpful Hands and Eager Ears! • Are you Web savvy? Volunteers are needed in the MFRC’s Ca- sual Child Care Program. We’re looking Volunteer Orientation Sessions • Does the laughter and tireless energy of for help with the tiny ones and support Find out about the Military Family Re- children and youth inspire you? and encouragement for the toddlers, onsite source Centre, our programs and the com- • Do you like being in the spotlight at during regular daytime hours, Monday munity in which you will be volunteering. special events? to Friday. Volunteers assist with play- We will help you discover a volunteer posi- • Are you most comfortable working time and snacks, and find rewards in the tion where you can experience personal “behind the scenes” doing research, assist- smiles, laughter and animated playtime and professional development opportuni- ing with administration, information and of the children. Morning and afternoon ties and give back to the community at the event planning? positions available. Go to www.esquimalt- same time. Come to an orientation where We need you! mfrc.com. Call the MFRC for details: you will be able to sample the diverse At the Esquimalt Military Family Re- 250-363-2640. programs and services we offer, or book a source Centre we work with the com- personal consultation. Please contact the munity, which means we depend on and MFRC Board of Directors volunteer coordinator and find out more benefit from active volunteer leadership about volunteering and the Military Fam- and community involvement. Thanks Family and career demands make it hard ily Resource Centre. Find out how you can to the remarkable contributions made by for everyone to find the time to give back grow the community and grow from the volunteers our military community grows to their community. For the Esquimalt experience at www.esquimaltmfrc.com or stronger and the good news is that our vol- MFRC Board of Directors (BOD), finding call 250-363-2640. unteers say they grow from the experience a way to volunteer in a leadership capac- Location: CPAC MFRC at the same time! ity is all in a day’s work. The Volunteer Sept 24 5-6 p.m. If you would like to share your skills and BOD oversees the planning and opera- Location: MFRC Lampson knowledge with us we have the perfect tion of the MFRC and is responsible for Oct 22 5-6 p.m. volunteer role for you. Our programs are the governance of the organization in the Additional Volunteer Orientation Sessions designed to provide support and informa- following areas: Policy and Procedures; Fi- as requested. tion to the Canadian forces community. nance and Fundraising; Human Resources; To find out more visit the MFRC website Community Relations; Planning; and at www.esquimaltmfrc.com or Call 250- Organizational Operations. Within these Volunteer Events and Training 363-2640. areas of governance, there are committees Opportunities for Professional Development; Commu- Volunteer Appreciation Rainbows nications; Evaluation and Long Term Plan- Watch for the Christmas Volunteer Ap- Rainbows is a peer support program ning; Fundraising; Finance; and Policy and preciation event Nov. 29. that enables children and youth to work Procedure. Learn more about the BOD at First Aid Training through their issues of grief and loss. Car- the upcoming Board of Directors Informa- First Aid training will be available this fall. ing, committed, compassionate volunteers tion Sessions. Call the MFRC for details: Please contact the volunteer coordinator if facilitate weekly sessions in a safe, comfort- 250-363-2640. you are interested. CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 9
  • 12. Deployment Deployment Programs support military families who have a loved one away on de- Family Network Email Addresses ployment – or away for any work-related reason. If you’re a military member who HMCS ALGONQUIN algonquin.family@shawcable.com is deploying – please inform your family HMCS CALGARY calgary.family@shawcable.com about the range of services available before, during and after deployment. HMCS OTTAWA ottawa.family@shawcable.com HMCS PROTECTEUR protecteur.family@shawcable.com Family Networks HMCS REGINA regina.family@shawcable.com Family Networks are a great way to keep connected with other families. Participate HMCS VANCOUVER vancouver.family@shawcable.com in social activities, get the latest informa- HMCS VICTORIA victoria.family@shawcable.com tion about your loved one’s deployment HMCS WINNIPEG winnipeg.family@shawcable.com and get mutual support from others who are “in the same boat.” Check out MCDVs mcdv.family@shawcable.com the Family Network Web Pages: www. Terra Firma - shore units terrafirma.family@shawcable.com esquimaltmfrc.com (click into ‘Deploy- and land-based deployments ment’). Each ship has a Family Network and the “Terra Firma” Network is for all those not posted to a ship. Fill out the website or call 250-363-2640 (Toll free: TGEX Coffee Night Family Network Contact Sheet, then email 1-800-353-3329). Representatives are HMCS Algonquin, HMCS or drop it off at the MFRC. Information needed for HMCS Calgary, Terra Firma Calgary HMCS Brandon, HMCS you provide is kept strictly confidential. and the MCDV Family Networks. Extra Edmonton and HMCS Protecteur Volunteers are needed for all Unit Family Meet others from your ship over some Networks to assist with activities, commu- Staying in Touch Program warm Java (or Tea). Let the MFRC watch nications and planning. Stay informed and get connected through the kids while you kick back, share some the MFRC Staying In Touch Service. laughs and connect with others like MFRC staff will answer your questions Deployment Drop In Coffee yourself. Register by Oct 28 by calling and keep you updated with important Nights the MFRC 24 Hour Information Line at information. Let us know how often you Would you like to meet others dealing 250-363-2640. want us to contact you - and we’ll do it. If with a Deployment? These evenings are Location: CPAC you are deploying, register your loved ones provided as a social opportunity for people Nov 4 6:30-8:30pm Free for this service - this includes your spouse/ to connect and share over a cup of Java! partner, parents, siblings or grandparents. MFRC Staff will be on hand to provide TGEX Welcome Home Banner We call anywhere in Canada. Call 250- any requested information. Free Childcare Making 363-2640 (Toll free: 1-800-353-3329) to provided if registered in advance. Registra- register. tion for this program is required for all HMCS Algonquin, HMCS Calgary participants at least 5 days in advance of HMCS Brandon, HMCS Edmonton and session dates. HMCS Protecteur Family Network Volunteer Location: CPAC MFRC Wouldn’t you like to make a sign for the Opportunities jetty to show your member how much you Aug 12, Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 18 and Become a vital part of a successful de- have missed them? Let us provide you with Dec 9 6:30-8:30pm ployment by getting involved as a Fam- the space and supplies – you provide the ily Network Volunteer. Have fun while creativity. Register by calling the MFRC at making connections with your com- HMCS Calgary Meet and Greet 250-363-2640 before Nov 12. munity. Enhance your group facilitation Meet others from your ship over some Location: CPAC skills, provide information and support warm Java (or Tea). Let the MFRC watch Nov 16 6:30-8:30pm Free to your fellow military families as well the kids while you kick back, share some as gain experience with communica- laughs and connect with others like tions and organizing special events. Share yourself. Register by August 22 by calling your skills and knowledge. Interested? the MFRC 24 Hour Information Line at You will need approximately 6-hours per 250-363-2640. month. Check out the Family Network Location: CPAC MFRC Volunteer job description on the MFRC Aug 26 6:30pm-8:30pm Free Deployment continued on page 12 10 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 13. Resource for the self-employed spouse Military spouses are working together to he is away, we all know that being married to The group plans to meet every two weeks launch the Military Family Business Support the military requires a flexible schedule and to help grow their business through learning Group. This group is open to anyone who is understanding friends, so I’d like to set up a and networking and there are plans to create a connected to the military and is running a group that brings likeminded people together quarterly newsletter encouraging the support business on their own. and it’s great that the Military Family Re- of the military family. The group also hopes Nicola Greeley, a personal Travel Counsellor, source Centre (MFRC) is willing to support to pool resources in order to have booths at launched her travel business in 2008 and as me in this role.” local events including Formation Fun Day a personal goal wanted to become more in- Greely recently learned Shelly Wright of and next year’s Women’s Conference. volved in the community. Creative Memories had set up a similar busi- If you are interested in joining the “As a military wife and being a small busi- ness support group a few years ago, both here group please contact Nicola Greeley at ness owner, I have the flexibility to work less and on the East Coast. Wright has agreed to 250-590-0124 or email Nicola.greeley@trav- when my husband is home and more when bring her wealth of experience to the table. elcounsellors.ca. the When it comes to your big day why not let your guests give you the perfect most memorable gift of all - your dream honeymoon! wedding gift If you’ve got all the bed linen and towels you need but would love to have a dream honeymoon - why not put your honeymoon on the wedding list! Ask me about our fantastic Honeymoon Gift Registry service. Nicola Greeley BPCPA #46074 250-590-0124 nicola.greeley@travelcounsellors.com www.travelcounsellors.ca/nicola.greeley Prairie Child Photography Celebrating the growing family The Largest Event On Vancouver Island Dedicated To pregnancy • birth • babies • toddlers preschoolers • parents • grandparents victoria September 26 & 27, 2009 Pearkes Rec Centre - 3100 Tillicum Rd. $6/person | Add $1 for weekend pass Sat: 10am - 5pm Sun: 10am - 4pm kids 12 & under free www.vancouverislandbabyfair.com FUNDRAISING SUPPORTING: fpsss foster parent support services society CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 11
  • 14. Deployment Drop In Christmas Craft Night General Suggestions the MFRC – CPAC so children can follow Get into the holiday spirit and get a head • Attend Unit’s Pre-Deployment Briefing along with their parent’s recording. This start on your Christmas decorating. Join • Join your unit’s Family Network – meet program is free. the helpful MFRC staff for an evening other families with similar experiences. of adult and children’s crafts. Register by • Pick up your Deployment Package – It Deployment Workshops calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640 by is full of helpful information. The MFRC has a variety of programs December 9. • Participate in the Adult Deployment designed to help military members and Location: CPAC Workshops. their families cope with the significant Dec 9 6:30-8:30pm Free • Include children in planning activities challenges of deployment. Workshops are while their parent is away. scheduled in accordance with expressed • Volunteer – check out our many Volun- Tips for Preparing for a demand. Deployment workshops are teer Opportunities online! free, and in most cases, child care may Deployment • Pick up a copy of the Preparing for be arranged. Check out the Deployment The Emotional Cycle of Deployment Deployment Stress Handbook from the Section of our website at www.esquimalt- (taken from the Preparing for Deployment MFRC. mfrc.com for information and workshop Stress Handbook) descriptions. • Pre Deployment Stories from Sea • Anticipation of Loss Our “Read me a Bedtime Story” has taken • Detachment and Withdrawal MFRC Children’s Deployment to the high seas! Members onboard ships Workshops • During Deployment sailing for 4 months or more have a library • Emotional Disorganization Children’s Deployment Workshops help of child friendly books onboard to choose • Recovery and Stabilization children adjust to a parent being away on from and are able to record themselves • Anticipation of Homecoming deployment. Workshops offer an op- reading from sea. Members then send the • Post Deployment portunity for children to interact with recording home and families can access • Renegotiation of Relationships other children who are going through the the same books at our library located at • Reintegration and Stabilization same experience. These workshops will Jenner Chevrolet Corvette thanks you for 2010 Chevrolet Volt your service business with reward points. Each time you have your vehicle serviced a portion of your service bill is returned to you via our exclusive rewards program. These reward points can be redeemed towards your next service bill or up to $1000.00 towards the purchase of a new or used car. The Jenner Loyalty Program...ask us for details! See us at 1730 Island Hwy or online at www.jennerchev.com Sales Hotline 1.888.831.3016 JENNER MILITARY PROGRAM 4% over dealer invoice CHEVROLET • CORVETTE Plus an additional $500 Military discount 12 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 15. Deployment help validate your child’s feelings about Location: CPAC age and an easy to use Parent Guide for deployment. Programs are designed for • Series 1: every Monday beginning the parent at home which includes tips Preschool (age 3-5yrs), School Age (age September 14 until November 2. and activities for the deployed parent. 6-8yrs) and Preteen (age 9-12yrs). If you • Return and Reunion Series: Monday Stop by any MFRC location to pick up are interested in registering your child up November 9. your copy today! Copies of these manu- for one of the following workshops, call You must register your child in advance. als are available to deployed members on 363-2640 for information. Space is limited. Please register early. We their ships and electronically upon request. Age 3 - 5 years will run additional workshops if there is Deployment Staff are available to assist 1:15-2:30pm sufficient demand. Call the MFRC 24 you throughout the deployment with Location: CPAC Hour Information Line: 250-363-2640 for email support. • Series 1: Every Tuesday and Thursday information (toll free: 1-800-353-3329) beginning September 8 until October 1 Terra Firma ROTO 8 and 9 ▲ ▲ • Follow on Series: Every Tuesday begin- NEW Pre-Deployment Information ning October 13 until November 10 Children’s Deployment Are you preparing to deploy to Afghani- • Return and Reunion Series: Tuesday stan in 2009 or 2010? Having all of the November 17. Workbooks and Parent Guide Having trouble finding a workshop date information for yourself and your loved Age 6 - 8 years ones before you leave can assist in mak- or time that works for you? Do you live Time: 3:30-4:45pm ing your transition to theatre smoother too far away from the MFRC to partici- Location: CPAC not only for you but also for those that pate in the onsite Children’s Workshops? • Series 1: Every Wednesday beginning care for you. Has your military member Would you like better support for your September 9 until November 4. already deployed? This information is for child throughout the parent’s deployment? • Return and Reunion Series: Wednesday you as well. Contact the MFRC for your What about doing your own Children’s November 18. deployment package, family care plan and Deployment Workshops at home? We Age 9 - 12 years have developed Children’s Deployment other important information by calling the Time: 3:15-4:30pm Workbooks for children 3 to 12 years of MFRC at 250-363-2640. Pre-deployment CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 13
  • 16. Deployment briefings will be conducted in Feb 2010, Making sure you have all the checks in network during a deployment. but feel free to book a unit or personal the box and understanding the emotional Location: CPAC session through the MFRC. cycle of deployment will help you and Oct 26 6:30–8:30pm Free your family prepare for your loved one’s 3. Transitions Terra Firma Deployment upcoming absence. A flexible attitude will Every time something changes in your benefit you while dealing with your cur- life you undergo a period of transition, a Discussion Groups rent deployment. We all cope differently period when you react and adjust emo- Do you have a loved one serving in when separated from our loved ones. tionally to the new situation. Everyone Afghanistan? Or is your member on IR Come on out and share what works for manages transitions in their own way. By or away on a course? Are you interested you and learn from others as we all share understanding the process of transition in meeting others whose military mem- our best deployment coping strategies. it will help you understand the emotions bers are also away in similar situations? Location: CPAC that you may experience and will provide If so, you may be interested in this series Sep 28 6:30-8:30pm Free meaning to you in order to find ways to of deployment discussion groups. Learn more about deployment and meet others 2. Making Connections adjust to this change. who can understand your experience. If you’ve moved around a bit, you’ve Location: CPAC Child care provided if booked in advance. probably made new friends along the way, Nov 23 6:30–8:30pm Free Register at least 3 days in advance of each and lost touch with other friends. Were 4. Re-establishing Intimacy workshop. there other parents that you got together Do you have concerns about what things with through your children’s school; or will be like once your partner has re- 1. Preparing for Deployment & Dealing couples that you got to know through turned from their deployment? You may with Deployment your partner’s work; or friends that you find that re-establishing intimacy after a Before your partner/spouse deploys, make made at your work? This workshop is long separation can be challenging. This sure you are prepared. No matter how about the challenges of making and workshop will provide you with informa- many deployments your family has expe- keeping friends while living the military tion to understand the different forms of rienced, this workshop can benefit you. lifestyle and the importance of a strong intimacy, identify roadblocks that may DIY GONE WRONG? Explore Victoria Tel: 250-388-6539 Call the experts and save yourself the hassle. PLUMB PERFECT 10% military Toll-free: 1-800-663-8390 P L U M B I N G S E RV I C E S discount www.graylinewest.com 250-883-7270 14 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 17. Deployment prevent you from achieving it and provide you with tools that will help you re-estab- lish intimacy. Location: CPAC Jan 25 6:30–8:30pm Free 5. Return and Reintegration Military families have identified reunion as their most challenging time to man- age. The MFRC invites you to an evening information session designed to address your needs and concerns about family reunion. Operational stress and the “battle ground” mind set can impact your reunion process. Having an understanding of the impact of transitioning from a theatre of war to every day life is essential for your entire family – including your returning loved one. This will include a showing of the Battlemind DVD, a highly acclaimed U.S. Army program used to help soldiers and families understand about adjustment post-tour. Discover useful techniques and tips to have a successful homecoming. Location: CPAC Upon Request. Deployment Respite Child Care Program Casual Childcare at CPAC Video-Teleconferencing Service Free Deployment Respite Child Care (for Tuesday 9 am to noon and 1 to 4 pm children age 0 to school age) is available (Afghanistan) Thursday 9 am to noon and 1 to 4 pm through the MFRC for one continuous 3 Stay connected with your loved one serv- Friday 1 to 4 pm hour period per week up to a maximum ing in Afghanistan through our VTC. Call 250-363-2674 to reserve. If you have of 4 sessions per month when a military Enjoy a conversation with your loved one unique childcare needs, call the MFRC. parent is deployed (or away for work in a comfortable, private office at MFRC- related reasons) for 28 consecutive days CPAC. The VTC is scheduled through the Read Me a Bedtime Story deployed CF member. For information, or more (21 days for MCDV members). Punch Cards (available at the MFRC) are You can be part of your child’s bedtime call 250-363-2640. used to keep track for the period during routine even while you are away. Before which each family can access the program. you depart, make a videotape of yourself Parenting From Afar Parents must complete registration forms reading a story or doing another activity. Stay connected with each other during and follow established Casual Child Care Your child can enjoy it when you’re away. deployment through the Parenting From guidelines. This program is provided Age appropriate books and toys provided. Afar program. Ask for the Parenting from through MFRC fundraising dollars. If Bring your own blank DVD. This pro- Afar Pregnancy and Newborn Package, you have unique child care needs, call the gram is free. Call 250-363-2640 to book available at the MFRC and on ships. MFRC at 250-363-2640. an appointment. Both parents can share the experience of Casual Childcare at Lampson learning about your growing baby. Pack- Wednesday 9a.m. to noon Deployment Resources age includes handouts about pregnancy, Friday 9a.m. to noon and 1 to 4p.m. Deployment booklets are available to make breastfeeding and caring for your new- Call 250-363-0101 to reserve. deployment easier for military families. born. Call the MFRC for information: Pick up your booklet, or request that it be 250-363-2640. mailed to you! CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 15
  • 18. Deployment Deployment Resources Binder Staying in Touch Program The MFRC has a binder full of deploy- The MFRC wants to stay in touch with ment related articles and information. you while your military partner is deployed. Check out the Services Section of this Children’s Survival Kit guide. This package includes activities and dis- cussion topics for parents to use with their MFRC Library Deployment children. Resources Sending mail to We have wonderful resources about deploy- deployed members Children’s Deployment ment-related topics in our MFRC Resource Workbooks Library located at CPAC. See the Service Did you know you could send These books are designed for children section of this guide for more information. mail and parcels to your de- who are unable to attend our Children’s ployed member for free? The Deployment Workshop but are dealing with a Deployment. There is also a helpful MFRC will accept parcels and Parent’s Workbook to assist the at home letters for deployed members parent with teaching their children how to better communicate their feelings and at any of their locations. Call thoughts around deployment. 250-363-2640 for information and guidelines. HOME BUYERS & OWNERS FIRST TIME BUYERS & INVESTMENT PROPERTY SPECIALISTS Purchasing, renovating your home, or renewing your mortgage! Do your homework and explore your options with a licensed mortgage broker For class schedules visit www.survivorbootcamp.com For military discount rates and new class times, contact Carl McLean CD, AMP, BCom Krista@survivorbootcamp.com 250-405-4352 16 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 19. Preschool Rainbows Rainbows is a peer support program for MFRC AND PSP CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS children who have suffered a significant September to December 2009 loss in their life by death, divorce, separa- Location Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday tion or any other painful transitions such MFRC- AM Preschool 1 Casual Child Preschool 1 Casual Child Preschool 1 as moving or long deployments. We’ll CPAC (age 4 and 5yrs) Care (age 4 and 5 yrs) Care (age 4 and 5 yrs) celebrate your child’s participation with a 9-11:30am 9am-noon 9-11:30am 9am-noon 9-11:30am “Celebrate Me” event on November 30. Please note that parents must attend an PM Preschool 2 Casual Child Preschool 2 Casual Child Casual Child (all ages) Care (all ages) Care Care orientation session. No session October 1-3:30pm 1-4pm 1-3:30pm 1-4pm 1-4pm 12. Cost of $10 covers nutritional breaks. Please register for orientation and regular WP AM Sharing Time for Preschool 3 Casual Child Preschool 3 Casual Child sessions by Sept 1st. MFRC Parents, Babies (all ages) Care (all ages) Care & Toddlers 9-11:30am 9am-noon 9-11:30am 9am-noon Orientation Session 9:30-11am Location: CPAC Monday Sept 21 6-7pm PM Preschool 4 Preschool 4 Preschool 4 Casual Child (age 4 and 5 yrs) (age 4 and 5 yrs) (age 4 and 5 yrs) Care Regular Sessions 1-3:30pm 1-3:30pm 1-3:30pm 1-4pm Location: CPAC Mon Sept 28-Nov 30 4:30-5:30pm $10 PSP AM Parent & Tot Parent & Tot Parent & Tot 9-11am CPAC 9-11am CPAC 9-11am CPAC Parent Education and Support Committee Casual Child Care Punch Cards may be available at both locations. Call Are you a community minded parent who Casual Child Care Punch Cards are now to ask about our 2 or 3 day a week classes wants to see more resources for parents available! Buy a $15 card good for 5 hours which can help your child to learn through in the military community? Your ideas of care. Benefit? You get an extra half hour play. are important to the MFRC! This is your for free! Cards available at the MFRC. All classes require a minimum of 7 chance to make a difference in your com- students/maximum 10 students. munity. Call the MFRC at 250-363-2640 Casual Child Care • 2X/week classes are $1000 for the to find out more about this committee or academic year (or $100/month) (age 18 months to 5yrs) • 3X/week classes are $1250 for the to give input into important issues. Another busy time of year approaches and academic year (or $125/month) parents need a break! Try our Casual Child 123 Music & Me Care Program for a few hours of respite or to get things done without your “little MFRC Daycare (for parents and their babies/toddlers) helper.” Make the time to de-stress your- Every day is an adventure at the MFRC Have fun with music! This is one of our self! A few hours of respite can be a reality. Daycare – where imagination, fun and most popular programs, very lively and Book up to 1 week in advance, maximum learning through play are always at the top will be enjoyed by you and your toddler. 2 times per week. Casual Child Care is of the agenda! Join us at either our Col- You and your child will listen to a Certi- available for $3 per hour per child at: wood (CPAC) or Esquimalt (Lampson) fied Music Therapist and have a chance • Work Point MFRC (250-363-0101) Daycare. Our bright facility offers both to make your own music with a variety of Wed 9am– noon, Fri 9am–noon or 1-4pm an Infant/Toddler and a 3 to 5 Year Old instruments. Register by September 11. • MFRC-CPAC (250-363-2674) Tues program. We offer quality care with an Location: CPAC 9am-noon or 1-4pm, Thurs 9-noon or understanding of the military family life- M201 Ev Thur Sept 17-Nov 26 9:15-10am 1-4pm, Fri 1-4pm style. Call the MFRC 363-2640 for more Free Babies (up to 18 months) can be registered information about waitlists or registration. Parent-Child Mother Goose Program for CPAC Tues and Thurs morning only; Mother Goose is an opportunity for and Lampson Wed morning only. Is your Emergency Child Care Moms, Dads and babies (up to 18 plan ready? months) to sing songs, learn rhymes and Preschool 2009-2010 The MFRC can help you create your share a snack in this popular, established Our ECE certified Educators provide fun personalized plan. Call 363-2640 (Toll national program. Register by Oct 13. and creative opportunities for your child! free: 1-800-353-3329) Location: Lampson Parent participation is required for field M202 Ev Mon Oct 19-Dec 7 10-11am trips. Classes are offered at both CPAC Free and Work Point MFRC locations. Spaces CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 17
  • 20. School Age Pizza, Pop & Movie Night of events at the YAC that include Spa loss in their life by death, divorce, separa- Nights, Wii Tournaments, Sports Nights, tion or any other painful transitions such (all ages) and much more! as moving or long deployments. We’ll Experience the newest DVD’s on our big Location: YAC celebrate your child’s participation with a screen. We’ve got a great sound system, a PSP Fri & Sat 5:30-7:30pm “Celebrate Me” event on November 30. high tech video projector and tasty pizza. Free/military; $5/non military Please note that parents must attend an A great way to spend a Friday evening!! orientation session. No session October Location: CPAC 12. Cost of $10 covers nutritional Breaks. PSP Fri Oct 23 5-7pm Movie Free, $1 Preteen Halloween Dance! Please register for orientation and regular per pizza slice, $1 per pop (9-12 yrs) sessions by Sept 1st. PSP Fri Nov 27 5-7pm Movie Free, $1 Come out and dance the night away with per pizza slice, $1 per pop good music, good company, food and lots Orientation Session of fun! Costumes welcome! Location: CPAC Location: CPAC Mon Sept 21 6-7pm Iron Chef Junior (9-12yrs) PSP Fri Oct 30 5:30-8pm Regular Sessions This program will have children reading Location: CPAC recipes, creating menus, preparing meals $5/military; $7/non military Mon Sept 28-Nov 30 4:30-5:30pm $10 and snacks, and of course, cleaning up. As well, the children will learn about YAC Open House - any age nutrition, healthy eating habits and ex- drop-in Is your Emergency Child Care ercise. All new recipes will be sent home Haven’t been to the YAC in a while and plan ready? to create again and again. NEW recipes want to come see what it’s all about? The MFRC can help you create your per- every session! Or do you hang out at the YAC all the sonalized plan. Call 363-2640 (Toll free: Location: CPAC time and want to hang out some more? 1-800-353-3329). PSP Wed Oct 7-Oct 28 5-6:30pm 4/$40 The cool YAC staff will have free treats, games, and prizes to be won! Come check Air Cadets (12-18yrs) Home Alone (10+yrs) us out. Oh, and tell your friends too! If you want to meet new friends, try In this course, children are educated on Location: YAC something new and earn high school what to do while they are home alone. It PSP Fri Sept 25 7-10 pm credits towards graduation, Air Cadets will focus on building the child’s confi- Free/military; $5/non military might be for you. Air Cadets encourages dence level, while teaching them home personal development, leadership and ▲ ▲ and fire safety, emergency procedures, New self-discipline through various aviation first aid and dealing with strangers. activities, which include: Pre-Teen Lock In (11-14 yrs) Location CPAC • Drill Come and hang out with us for 12 hours PSP Sun Nov 1 1-4pm $30 • Team Sports at our Teen Lock in. Included in the lock- • Marksmanship in are games, contests, movies, music, Babysitters’ Training Course • First Aid video games, pizza, and breakfast! • Survival (12-17 yrs) Location: YAC • Music This course is loaded with everything you PSP Fri Nov 6 8pm-8am $25 • Effective Speaking need to become a competent babysitter: • Aircraft Identification responsibilities; child development and Out of School Care • Navigation behavioural problems; nutrition; safety & Located in Belmont Park, we provide • Aerospace basic first aid; handling emergencies; the before and after school care, and Kinder- • Gliding sick child; games and play activities; and care, with both drop-off and pick-up at • Summer Camps children with special needs. Reference Ecole John Stubbs Elementary School. • Meteorology book and certificate included. The program runs 6:30am-5:30pm. Our • Airport Operations Location: CPAC Kindercare program picks up children Location: Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay PSP Sun Oct 4 9am-3pm $50 registered in the school’s morning Kin- Street dergarten. Contact the MFRC for more Parade Night: Monday 6:30-9 pm YAC Drop In Preteens (9-12 yrs) information or to register. Telephone: 250-363-8150 Are you looking for a funky space to Website: www.cadets.ca/lhq/89air/ hang out, watch movies, listen to music Rainbows Email: 89air@cadets.gc.ca or learn a craft? The YAC is the place Rainbows is a peer support program for to come! Pick up our monthly calendar children who have suffered a significant 18 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 21. School Age Sea Cadets (12-18yrs) If you want to meet new friends, try something new and earn high school credits towards graduation, Sea Cadets might be for you. Sea Cadets encourages personal development, leadership and self discipline through various nautical activi- ties, which include: • Drill • Team Sports • Marksmanship • First Aid • Survival • Music • Effective Speaking • Sailing • Seamanship • Rope Work • Ship’s Operations • Summer Camps • Communication • Small Craft Operations Location: 948 Dunford Avenue 263 Beacon Hill Sea Cadets Parade Night: Thur 6:30-9pm “ Telephone: 250-478-7813 I would be the most Website: www.cadets.net/pac/263sea/ content if my children Email: 263.sea@cadets.gc.ca grew up to be the kind Navy League (9-12yrs) of people who think If you want to meet new friends, try Location: 948 Dunford Avenue something new and have fun, then Navy Admiral R.H. Falls Navy League decorating consists League might be for you. Navy League is a Parade Night: Tues 6:30-9 pm mostly of building great opportunity for you to enjoy friend- Telephone: 250-478-7813 Website: www.admiralrhfalls.ca enough bookshelves. ship, leadership, brand, drill and travel, all through various nautical activities. Email: admrhfalls@shaw.ca -Anna Quindlen Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Focus on prevention Conservative treatments • Qualify over the phone Quality restorations • No credit checks Esthetic enhancements • Guaranteed approvals NEW PATIENTS WELCOME COMPLETE DENTAL 250-384-5052 250-384-1001 1-1230 ESQUIMALT RD VICTORIA #204-941 Esquimalt Road CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 19
  • 22. Youth ▲ ▲ Food Safe Youth Leadership Program NEW Food safe is a requirement for individuals (13-17 yrs) Wednesday Movie Nights at the working in the food and beverage industry. If you are interested in working with YAC (13-17 yrs) Successful participants will receive a certifi- children, this is the program for you! This Join us at the YAC for Pizza, Pop, and cate upon completion. Great to put on a program will teach you leadership, com- Movies! Pick up our monthly activity resume or just to know the ins and outs of munication, risk management, program schedules at the YAC for more informa- preparing food in a food-safe environment! planning, age group characteristics and tion. Location: CPAC behavior management - all the skills neces- PSP Sept 19 9:30-5pm $60 sary to work with children, especially in a summer camp setting. This fun-filled Pizza, Pop & Movie Night First Aid for Teens program will also include a minimum 35- (all ages) This is a first-on-the-scene emergency with hour practicum. Once completed you will Experience the newest DVD’s on our big CPR(C) level course that meets first aid receive a Youth Leadership Certificate… screen. We’ve got a great sound system, a requirements for Canada Labor Code Ba- something else great for your resume! high tech video projector and tasty pizza. sic First Aid. Lessons include emergency Location: CPAC A great way to spend Friday evening! scene management, shock/unconscious- PSP Oct 17 9am-4pm Location: CPAC ness and fainting, choking-adult, CPR, $30 military; $50 non military PSP Oct 23 5-7pm Movie Free severe bleeding, medical conditions, child $1 per pizza slice, $1 per pop resuscitation, infant resuscitation, 2-res- Youth Advisory Committee PSP Nov 27 5-7pm Movie Free cuer CPR, head/spinal/pelvic injuries and $1 per pizza slice, $1 per pop Be a leader in your own community! This poisons/bites and stings. opportunity allows you to speak your views Location: Workpoint Barracks Bldg 1075 and help develop local youth programs. Children & Youth Outreach PSP Sun Sept 27 8am-4:30pm Busy? No problem. The Council meets The MFRC recognizes that the needs of Free (for military families only) when it is convenient for them! This is your children and youth in the military family chance to be heard and make things hap- community are diverse. We are pleased YAC Drop In (13 – 18 yrs) pen! A great opportunity for volunteer and to offer one-on-one support, as well as Are you looking for a funky space to hang work experience, leadership, and planning! resources for individuals and agencies that out, watch movies, listen to music or learn Call CPAC for details 250-363-1522. support children and youth. Please call a craft? The YAC is the place to come! 250-363-2640 for more information. ▲ ▲ Pick up our monthly calendar of events NEW at the YAC that include spa nights, Wii Pre Teen Lock In (11-14 yrs) Is your Emergency Child Care Tournaments, Sports Nights, and much plan ready? Come and hang out with us for 12 hours more! The MFRC can help you create your per- at our Teen Lock in. Included in the Location: YAC sonalized plan. Call 250-363-2640 (Toll lock-in are games, contests, movies, music, PSP Fri & Sat 7:30-10pm free: 1-800-353-3329). video games, pizza, and breakfast! Free/military; $5/non military Location: YAC PSP Fri Nov 6 8pm-8am $25 NEW ▲ ▲ YAC Open House – any age drop-in Haven’t been to the YAC in a while and want to come see what it’s all about? Or do you hang out at the YAC all the time and want to hang out some more? The cool YAC staff will have treats, games, and prizes to be won! Come check us out. Oh, and tell your friends too! PSP Sept 25 7pm-10pm Free/military $5/non military 20 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 23. HEAD LICE - what you need to know Dr. Mickey Lester is a consulting pedia- application takes just 10 minutes. A second trician for the Hospital for Sick Children application is recommended one week and assistant professor of pediatrics at the later. Follow the usage guidelines exactly as University of Toronto. He also has a thriv- directed. Side effects are extremely uncom- ing private pediatric practice in Mississauga. mon and usually consist of a mild itchy Dr. Lester offers his insights for parents on rash on the scalp, which usually disappears “everything you wish you didn’t have to within a day or so. know about head lice.” Should all family members be treated? How do head lice spread? Can they jump but unlike these materials, they stick firmly Treat all family members who have live lice. from one person to another? Head lice are to the hair shaft and are difficult to remove. Family members with nits only need not be wingless. They cannot fly or jump, but only To check for lice, divide the hair into sec- treated. Each member of the family should crawl. They are spread through close head- tions and look carefully, one section at a be checked on a daily basis for 10 to 14 to-head contact or by coming in contact time. Magnifying glasses may help. The days, and they should be treated only if a with objects where lice have been deposited, “head hunt” should be done in a well-lit live louse is found. such as scarves, head bands, hats, brushes room. Pay close attention to the areas be- Are there any home remedies for head lice? and combs. hind the ears and the nape of the neck. Home remedies, such as “natural” and al- How can I tell if my child has head lice? How are head lice treated? There are ternative products, include mineral oil, The diagnosis of an “active” lice infestation commercial products available that have coconut oil shampoo, tea tree oil, and pet- can only be made by identifying a living been designed to kill lice. They can be pur- roleum jelly, to name a few. These products louse in the hair. Lice are reddish brown chased over the counter. A product called have been tried but have never proven to in colour and are about the size of a sesa- Resultz™ (isopropyl myristate 50 per cent) be as effective as the over-the-counter treat- me seed. They lay eggs called nits. Nits are has been shown to be effective in treating ments specifically designed to kill lice. “glued” to a hair shaft. The presence of nits head lice at any stage in their development Article courtesy of MediResource Inc. Always alone does not indicate an active infestation. once hatched. It is free of traditional insecti- discuss treatments with your physician or other Nits are often mistaken for dandruff or sand, cides, odourless, and colourless, and each qualified health care professional first. Dr. Keith Martin Member of Parliament Your Voice in Ottawa 666 Granderson Road, V9B 2R8 250-474-6505: Fax: 250-474-5322; martikl@parl.gc.ca Dr. Keith Martin, MP www.KeithMartin.org Harvest Valley Foods B.B.Q. season is here and with the purchase of any of our five size food orders, we will include a B.B.Q. Bonus Package with your choice of: 5 lbs T-Bone steaks or 10 lbs of Boneless skinless chicken breast. Choose from grain fed beef, pork, poultry, vegetables and almost anything else that you would like to have on hand in your deep freezer! Call Now! 250-384-3592 in Victoria • Toll Free:1-800-784-0655 We accept Visa, Master Card or post dated checks - OAC CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 21
  • 24. Adult Military 101 Information welcoming atmosphere. For more infor- Food Safe Sessions mation call 250-363-2640. Food safe is a requirement for individuals Are you interested in attending a Mili- working in the food and beverage indus- tary 101 Information Session where you An Introduction to the Art of try. Successful participants will receive will meet other new military commu- Belly Dancing a certificate upon completion. Great to nity members and learn about military The art of Oriental Dance, aka “belly put on a resume or just to know the ins lifestyle? A co-facilitator will share his/ dance” has been a celebration of femi- and outs of preparing food in a food-safe her stories and answer your questions ninity for thousands of years. Spreading environment! about deployment, relocation, parenting across North Africa, throughout the Location: CPAC and communication. Call the MFRC for Mediterranean and now worldwide, the PSP Sat Sept 19 9:30-5pm $60 information and to find out about the dance has become a blend of customs, Military 101 Information Package too. costumes and styles. This course cov- First Aid for Adults ers body conditioning exercises, proper This is a first-on-the-scene emergency Military 101 posture, isolation technique for ribcage with CPR(C) level course that meets first The Military 101 program grew out of and lower body, simple undulations, basic aid requirements for Canada Labor Code the needs of families who were either new traveling steps including a variety of hip Basic First Aid. Lessons include emer- to the community or new to the military pivots, snake arms and hip circles. A great gency scene management, shock/uncon- lifestyle. For example, if your previous way to combine fun, fantasy and fitness! sciousness and fainting, choking-adult, posting was an Army or Air Force Base, No class on 11 November. CPR, severe bleeding, medical condi- and you are now posted to a Naval Base, Location: CPAC tions, child resuscitation, infant resuscita- what do all of the new acronyms mean? PSP Wed Sep 30-Nov 25 7-8pm 8/$75 tion, 2-rescuer CPR, head/spinal/pelvic What MFRC services are available? injuries and poisons/bites and stings. How can you connect with others from Social Ballroom Dance Level 1 Location: Workpoint Barracks Bldg 1075 the military community? Military 101 This 4-week course is an introduction to PSP Sun Sept 27 8am-4:30pm Free Information will be of help to you in an- the most popular ballroom dances. Each swering these questions and many more! night will be a different dancing such as Adult Hockey Development Call the MFRC 24-Hour Information waltz, tango, foxtrot, jive, cha cha and Continue on with your hockey devel- Line at 250-363-2640 if you would like rhumba. Social Ballroom is a great way opment during the season. All levels a Military 101 Information package or if to combine fun and fitness. We can help welcome. you are interested in attending a Military you gain the skills you need to step onto Location: Wurtele Arena 101 workshop. any dance floor with confidence and Fri Sept 25-Dec 11 4:30-5:30pm 12/$60 poise. Designed for beginners or those Welcome Events for Singles and wishing to review their basics. Couples Intro to Bicycle Repair Couples and singles welcome (although even Learn how to properly maintain your numbers, and therefore a partner, cannot bicycle and perform some basic repairs. If you’re new to CFB Esquimalt, the be guaranteed). This class will cover bicycle theory and MFRC invites you to call us about fun- Location: CPAC design then move in to torque and lubri- filled events, such as our annual West PSP Fri Oct 2-23 7:30-9pm 4/$45 cation, and tire and tube changing. Each Coast Welcome! You will meet others new PSP Fri Nov 13-Dec 4 7:30-9pm 4/$45 student will experience wheel truing on to the military community in a relaxed, DON LINGE • POWERS OF ATTORNEY • WILLS • • NOTARY PUBLIC • REAL ESTATE • Attorney at Law Don has been practicing law for Financial Markets Puzzling You? 32 years. His expertise lies in Real Estate Conveyancing, Wills, Let us help you put the pieces together. Estates, and Powers of Attorney. For those who are housebound, or cannot make it to our office, • RRSPs home visits can be arranged by appointment. • RRIFs WEALTH MANAGEMENT Registered with the Relocation Services • Mutual Funds Assante Financial Management Ltd. Call Don at 250 382-6601 • RESPs Bernie Dahl 1244 Esquimalt Rd. • GICs 1011 Johnson St., Victoria • 383-9266 CORPORATE AND GENERAL LAW • ESTATES The Assante symbol and Assante Wealth Management are trademarks of Assante Corporation, used under license. 22 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 25. Adult the stand and on the bike as well as brake experience. You will be challenged yet It will teach you punching and kicking pad installation and adjustments. These focused to work at the best pace for you. technique, thai pad work and flexibility processes will be a good foundation for No class November 11. training in a fitness class format. No class your bicycle repair knowledge. Location: CPAC October 12. Topics covered include Bike theory and PSP Wed Sept 23-Nov 18 5-6:30pm Location: NAC Upper Gym design; torque and lubrication; tire and 8/$60 PSP Mon Sept 21-Nov 2 5:45-6:45pm tube change; front derailleur adjustment; 6/$27 rear derailleur adjustment; brake pad Fitness 101 replacement and adjustment; and wheel Get back to basics with this fitness class. Pilates truing. This class is designed for participants of Pilates is an exercise method, which aims Location: CPAC all levels and will teach the basics of fitness to create a balance in the body. This class Sat Oct 3 10am-2pm $50 while giving alternatives for participants is done on the mat and is designed to cater at a higher fitness level. Each week will be to the individual needs of each person. Hatha Yoga Level 1 & 2 different with new exercises and tech- Pilates offers a trimmer waist, flatter Hatha Yoga emphasizes health & well niques to learn. There will be a combi- stomach, better posture based on a bal- being through breathing, postures & nation of cardio, strength training, and anced muscle tone, less fatigue and lower concentration. Calm your mind and focus stretching. No class October 12. incidence of back pain and injury. The your awareness with a blend of exercise Location: NAC Upper Gym aim with Pilates is to incorporate the body, and relaxation techniques. Whether you’re PSP Mon Sept 21-Nov 2 4:30-5:30 pm breath and mind through physical exercise in the market for a healthy new exercise 6/$27 to improve strength, flexibility, balance regimen or a temporary fused infinite and suppleness. This is a popular class so consciousness, Hatha Yoga may be worth Kickboxing register early. investigating. This is a combined level one Develop strength and stamina while Location: NAC and two class, taking into consideration learning the techniques of kickboxing. PSP Tues/Thur Sept 15-Oct 22 each participant’s knowledge base and 4:30-5:30 pm 12/$54 velleTta & company Barristers, Solicitors and Notaries EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL SERVICE practical and cost effective ADVICE A FULL SERVICE LAW FIRM INCLUDING Real Estate Personal Injury - ICBC Family Law Business Law Wills & Estates and more We offer a 10% Military Discount on all of our Services. 4th Floor - 931 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K3 tel. 250-383-9104 fax. 250-383-1922 web. www.victorialaw.ca e-mail. mail@victorialaw.ca Victoria Flying Club Training Pilots for 62 Years • Flight training from recreational to professional • Aircraft rentals & sightseeing • Air taxi service & aerial photography Plus • Thirteen aircraft available • Pilot shop, lounge & air-side restaurant 5% Discount for • Accredited & student loan designated DND employees • Call for an introductory flight Next to control tower at Vic Airport info@flyvfc.com * www.flyvfc.com 250-656-2833 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 23
  • 26. Adult Stability Ball Class at CPAC Group Teen Triple P – Positive Cost covers entire series for the mother This class will include cardio, muscle ton- Parenting Program and her partner. If your partner is de- ing (including using a stability ball) and ployed, the MFRC Pregnancy and Labour It is up to you as a parent to decide which stretching. Come and get fit! Must have Companion volunteers can assist you. values, skills & behaviors you want to en- your own ball. Weights will be provided. courage in your child and to develop your Register by Sept 16. Location: CPAC own approach to dealing with your child’s Location: CPAC PSP Thur Sep17-Oct22 6-7pm 6/$45 behavior. The Positive Parenting Program M411 Wed Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 provides simple solutions to make parent- 6:30-8:30pm $40 Public Speaking ing easier. Triple P Teen is a 6-week course Are you terrified or nervous when you designed for parents dealing with the ups Infant and Toddler CPR and have to speak in front of an audience? Is and downs of raising children ages 11 to Safety you lack of public speaking ability holding 15. Please register by October 1. What will you do in an emergency? Learn you back in your career or your life in Regular Sessions about safety, first response and CPR from general? Gain confidence and learn how to Location: Edward Milne Community a qualified CPR instructor and a registered speak in front of audiences large and small School, Sooke nurse. This workshop will be of interest with this class. Thur Oct 15-Nov 19 6:30-8pm Free to new and expectant parents and anyone Location: CPAC who cares for infants and toddlers. Regis- PSP Sat Oct 24 $99 Triple P – One on One Positive ter by October 14. Parenting Consultation Location: CPAC PADI Open Water Beginners The MFRC offers one-on-one Triple M412 Wed Oct 21 6:30-8:30 pm $10 Dive Courses P Consultations which will assist you Interested in learning to scuba dive and with strategies and techniques to use in French Second Language gain the freedom to dive with a buddy your home for toddlers to 15 year olds Training independent of a professional? Then the to promote positive parenting. For more Are you posted to a bilingual base or PADI Open Water Dive course is for you. information please call your MFRC at francophone community? Do you need Hosted by the Aquarius Dive Club, this 250-363-2640 (toll free: 1-800-353-3329) to improve your French so you can take course is open to anyone 14+ who is in full advantage of opportunities at your good health, reasonably fit, and comfort- Get Ready for Baby Prenatal next posting? The MFRC offers French able in the water. It includes 5 classroom Workshops instruction to individuals who meet the sessions, 6 pool sessions and 5 open water criteria established by the Military Family Your new baby will be here soon—get dives. Services Program. Courses run weekly ready with the MFRC prenatal series! Join Location: NAC pool from September 14 to December 2. They our qualified guest speakers to learn about: PSP Mon/Wed Sept 14-30 6-9pm $400 • Childbirth preparation are free. For information call French PSP Mon/Wed Oct 5-26 6-9pm $400 • Comfort measures for childbirth services 250-363-2640 or E-mail: mfrc@ (No class October 12) • Breastfeeding shawcable.com. • Caring for your newborn Open until 8pm Tuesday, Thursday & Friday FULL SERVICE SALON AND SPA Take time for yourself...you deserve it! Our experienced, licensed staff include military spouses April (hair stylist) and Cari (esthetician) 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT Men’s & Women’s Services Phone: 250-383-5598 • 890E Esquimalt Rd (at Head Street) 24 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 27. Price 10% Guarantee RA UA NT G EE PRICE 10% PRICE EE G UA NT RA If you find a lower price on an identical regular priced instock item from any local competitor, we will match the price and beat it by 10% Two convenient Locations for All Your Home Improvement Needs millstream Saanich 2401 Millstream Road University Plaza 250-391-6000 3986 Shelbourne 250-853-5350 More saving. More doing. CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 25
  • 28. The best wine Bring in this ad and I’ve ever had, Save $20 See store for details I made myself Pure Water ~ Perfect Wine 102-1913 Sooke Road Chardonnay • Pinot Gris • Liebfaumilch (Colwood Plaza) Chianti • Merlot • Carbernet • Zinfandel Barolo • Carmenere • Pinot Noir 250-474-5898 Plus Plus Plus... www.water2wine.ca Waterfront is limited. So is this opportunity. Don’t miss your chance to own true westcoast living. Heron View is a 91 unit oceanfront townhome development offering a unique blend of luxury, serenity & first class amenities unavailable anywhere else in the Victoria/Sooke area. The spectacular 10 acre walk-on oceanfront setting offers daily encounters with eagles, herons, seals & other marine life common to the area. Hike, fish, boat, play tennis, swim, work out or just relax by the pool or in your private backyard. With four beautiful designs to choose from, you are sure to find the one that’s right for you. For more information, visit: www.heronview.ca 6995 Nordin Road, Sooke BC Exclusively WestCoast Cindy-Lee Robbeson: Toll Free: 1.800.663.2121 Office: 250.744.3301 www.lamontland.com 26 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 29. Francophone Cours de langue seconde – Bénévolat registre d’emplois. Comment trouver un Anglais et Français Aimeriez-vous faire de nouvelles connais- médecin, dentiste francophone ou d’autres sances, avoir du plaisir tout en pratiquant services francophones à Victoria, n’hésitez Session de printemps du 14 septembre au votre anglais dans un environnement anglo- pas à contacter l’Assistante francophone en 2 décembre. Le CRFM (MFRC) offre les phone. Le CRFM vous offre l’opportunité information et références au 250-363-8398 cours à l’intention des membres des familles de travailler comme bénévole dans un tra- ou par courriel : mfrc@shawcable.com des militaires. Les cours et service de garde gratuits. vail ou une activité qui vous intéresse. Venez Pour information et inscription : contacter nous rencontrer! Pour plus d’information, Forum de discussion le service des Programmes en français vous pouvez contacter le service franco- Ce forum de discussion s’adresse aux fran- 250-363-2640 ou vous pouvez envoyer un phone au 250-363-8398 ou par courriel: cophones dont le partenaire est militaire. courriel au : mfrc@shawcable.com mfrc@shawcable.com Venez jaser de n’importe quoi avec nous. Dans les moments difficiles, nous sommes French Second Language Mini–Franco – Fun présentes pour s’entraider et se comprendre. Les mini-francophones (-5 ans) se rencon- Joignez-vous à nous! www.conjointede Training militaire.forumsdediscussions.com trent avec au moins un parent entre 9h00 et Are you posted to a bilingual base or 11h00 tous les mardis à l’école Victor-Bro- francophone community? Do you need to improve your French so you can take full deur, pour jouer, bricoler et parler français. Club de bébés et Café causerie Si le projet vous intéresse, contacter le Vous désirez faire connaissance avec d’autres advantage of opportunities at your next CRFM et demander le Service en français mamans francophones et socialiser tout posting? The MFRC offers French instruc- au 250-363-8398. en étant avec vos enfants, n’hésitez pas à tion to individuals who meet the criteria established by the Military Family Services contacter le Service en français au 250-363- Program. Courses run weekly from Septem- Service d’accueil, d’information et 8398 ou par courriel : mfrc@shawcable. ber 14 to December 2. They are free. For d’orientation com pour en savoir davantage sur cette information call French Services 250-363- activité. Accueil des nouveaux arrivants, Biblio- 2640 or e-mail: mfrc@shawcable.com thèque bilingue, Cours d’anglais et français, Continué sur page 29 Woodcraft Furniture specializes in solid wood finely crafted Canadian made furniture. Custom modifications available! “Today’s Fine Furniture, Tomorrow’s Heirlooms!” 574 Culduthel Road (across from Town & Country Shopping Centre) 250-598 -1113 see us online at woodcraftfurniture.ca CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 27
  • 30. LEARN TO PLAY! register for lessons today and learn guitar i BASS i Piano i drums i CELLO SAXOPHONE i VIOLIN/FIDDLE i CLARINET FLUTE i FRENCH HORN i VOCALS AND MORE! Private lessons on all instruments in fully equipped studios l Professional, skilled instructors make learning fun l Convenient lesson times to accomodate the busiest schedules l Lessons customized to the goals of each student l RCM exam preparation, recital and ensemble opportunities for interested students l No registration fees reNTALS AVAILABLE ON ALL INSTRUMENTS! For more information or to register for lessons, visit our Victoria Music Proudly supporting Education Centre at 2822 Nanaimo Street, call us at 250.384.3620, music education or send an email to victorialessons@long-mcquade.com in Canada Sales . RENTALS . LESSONS . RePAIRs . FINANCING Ser ving Canada’s musicians since 1956 l Now with 42 locations from coast to coast 28 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 31. Francophone Échange de livres francophones déménagement, d’un plan d’aide durant genre de soutien que vous rechercher pour Vous avez des livres dont vous aimeriez un déploiement ou encore de vous diriger votre bien-être et celui de votre famille. vous débarrasser et vous en procurer dans la bonne direction lorsque vous ne Pour information, envoyez-nous un cour- d’autres sans débourser un sous. Pour plus savez pas où appeler. Nous pouvons vous riel : Navigator.family@shawcable.com ou d’information, n’hésitez pas à contacter le aider à trouver les services que vous avez appelez-nous au 250-363-2640 CRFM au 250-363-8398 et demander le besoin! Pour information, vous pouvez (Ligne sans frais 1-800-353-3329) Service en français. Vous pouvez également appeler le 250-363-2640 (Ligne sans frais : envoyer un courriel : mfrc@shawcable.com 1-800-353-3329) Le Navigateur-Entrez en Nous sommes à votre écoute Le site Internet Navigateur : contact avec le service “de Vous avez des suggestions ou encore vous www.familynavigator.ca famille à famille” désirez socialiser avec d’autres franco- Les familles des militaires avec des respon- N`hésitez pas à nous demander des phones, contacter le programme de ser- sabilités et des besoins spéciaux peuvent renseignements à propos de notre service vices en français au 250-363-8398 ou par consulter ce site bilingue pour s’informer “de famille à famille”. Ce service est à courriel : mfrc@shawcable.com sur les différentes ressources offertes dans l’intention des familles ayant des respons- les Centres de ressources des familles mili- abilités et des besoins spéciaux. Il permet Le Navigateur pour les familles taires à travers le pays. Ils peuvent égale- de mettre en contact des familles aux ment vous aider à trouver de l’information prises avec des défis semblables afin quelles des militaires avec des respons- sur des sujets spécifiques et des liens en puissent s’apporter un soutien mutuel. abilités et des besoins spéciaux ligne vous conduisant vers d’autres res- Que vous soyez nouveau dans la commu- Dans notre communauté militaire il y a sources dispensées dans d’autres provinces. nauté, aie nouvellement reçu un diag- des familles avec des responsabilités et des Navigateur – Réseau familial nostique, ou encore aimerait faire part de besoins spéciaux: certaines d’entre elles N’hésitez pas à demander de l’information votre experience, ce programme est pour prennent soin d’un enfant avec des besoins au sujet de notre Réseau de soutien par vous. Contactez la Coordonnnatrice du spéciaux, vivent avec un conjoint ayant les pairs désigné pour les familles avec des programme Navigateur afin de discuter du un problème de santé ou encore elles responsabilités et des besoins spéciaux. type de soutien que vous pourriez donner doivent venir en aide à leurs parents âgés. Une variété d’ateliers, des discussions en à d’autre ou recevoir. Par courriel : mfrc. Si votre famille a des responsabilités et des ligne ou en personne peuvent vous aider navigator@shawcable.com ou par télé- besoins spéciaux, le CRFM peut vous aider à trouver l’information et le soutien que phone au 250-363-2640 (ligne sans-frais à trouver les ressources et le soutien dont vous avez besoin. Contactez le réseau 1-800-353-3329) vous avez besoin; que ce soit lors d’un familial du Navigateur pour discuter du One call does it all: • Renovations • General Contractor • Design Service • Additions and more Call for a free estimate 250-658-2656 WE’RE ON THE LEVEL Wingfield Contracting l wingfield@telus.net CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 29
  • 32. Aquatics POOL SCHEDULE August to December 2009 Time Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun AM MARPAC Lengths MARPAC Lengths MARPAC Lengths Lengths Masters Swim Masters Swim Masters 9-noon 9-noon 6-7:30 6-7:30 6-7:30 6-7:30 6-7:30 Military Training Open Swim Open Swim 7:30 - 11:30 noon-8pm noon-8pm Scheduled training only. Hot tub, steam room and leisure pool are closed. Noon Swim 11:30-1 Aquafit Aquajog Aquafit Aquajog PM 12:05-12:50 12:05-12:50 12:05-12:50 12:05-12:50 Military Training 1-4 Scheduled training only. Hot tub, steam room and leisure pool are closed. Lengths Kayak Lengths Swim Kayak Lengths Swim Swim Club 4-6:30 Club 4-6:30 4-6:30 4-6:30 Cardio Blast 4-6:30 Cardio Blast 4:30-5:30 4:30-5:30 Open Swim Open Swim Open Swim Open Swim Open Swim 6:30-10 6:30-10 6:30-10 6:30-10 6:30-10 Closed Closed MARPAC Masters is limited to two lanes. Contact John McManus by email mcmanus.jj@forces.gc.ca by Open Swim phone 250-655-6460. For more information visit: www.navy- Everyone welcome, all toys available for use - please ask lifeguard masters.com. on duty. One lane is reserved for lap swimming. Hot tub, leisure pool and steam room are open. Kayak Club Lengths Swim Contact the Chief Instructor, Ron McClintock at 363-7049 for Only in main pool. Hot tub, leisure pool and steam room are information. Leisure pool, hot tub and steam room are open. open. Lengths & Lessons Noon Swim Lessons are Red Cross Swim Preschool and Kids. Child/Adult Lap swimming only in main pool. Hot tub, leisure pool and private lessons when scheduled. At least one lane available for steam room are open. Please note: during aquafit lap swimming length swimming The hot tub, steam room, and leisure pool are available outside of military times. Space may be limited in the leisure pool during swim lessons. To rent pool space please call the Facilities Coordinator: 250-363-4213. For all other aquatic inquiries, please call the Aquatics Supervisor: 250-363-4070. 30 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 33. Aquatics Swimming Lessons Schedule on page 32. Applicable to all Aquatics programs: prices and times are subject to Red Cross Preschool change. If registration is insufficient, classes will be combined or cancelled. Red Cross Swim Kids All participants will be notified of cancellations and time changes via phone. Adult Private Lessons Please notify the NAC Kiosk of any contact number changes. Early registra- Our instructors are ready to jump in and tion is encouraged to avoid disappointment. get wet with your kids as they learn to swim or to help them polish up on their strokes. Did you know that on average a swimmer can burn as many calories in AQUAFIT SCHEDULE an hour as a runner who runs six miles in MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY FRIDAY one hour? So get ready to try our lessons, adults or children, and have some fun in Noon Hour Aquafit the pool with the entire family! Join our instructor for a moderate to intense 12:05 - 12:05 - cardiovascular workout 12:50pm 12:50pm Swimming Lessons New dates that uses water resistance and times! to stretch and tone. Mondays, September 14-November 9 Note: No classes on October 12 due to AquaJog NEW Thanksgiving. Low impact, high cardio class! Great for people 12:05 - 12:05 - with leg or knee injuries. 12:50pm 12:50pm Private Lessons Also a great alternative for (age 16 yrs and up) any workout! Beginner No swimming experience necessary! Build Cardio Blast your skills to become comfortable in the Get your heart rate up water by learning proper technique for with this intense cardio 4:30- 4:30- breathing, kicking and surface support. water class. This workout 5:30pm 5:30pm Learn the basics of front crawl, back crawl, will challenge you while and breaststroke. increasing your cardiovas- Intermediate cular and muscular fitness. You have mastered the basics and want to continue reaching towards your personal or professional goals. Our instructors will PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE ADULT or YOUTH LESSONS customize your lessons for your spe- OPTION PRIVATE LESSONS SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS cific needs, using drills and equipment to Cost includes both participants improve your technique. Must be able to A) 1 x 30 minutes Regular/Gym member: Regular/Gym member: swim 100 metres (4 lengths) continuously. $12 $15 Advanced Swimming is part of your fitness routine B) 5 x 30 minutes Regular/Gym member: Regular/Gym member: but you want to improve your skill and ef- $50 $65 ficiency. Our instructors can fine tune your C) 10 x 30 minutes Regular/Gym member: Regular/Gym member: stroke; give you new workouts that will $90 $120 teach you new drills that will help make long distance swims easier and faster. Please book through the Aquatics Supervisor, 250-363-4070. Must be able to swim 200m (8 lengths) Cancellation Policy: all private lessons must be cancelled the night before your continuously lesson by 6pm. Please call 363-4070 to cancel lessons with the Aquatic Supervisor. Only lessons cancelled within this time frame and through the Aquatic Supervisor will be given a make-up lesson. CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 31
  • 34. Aquatics GROUP CHILD & YOUTH LESSONS Preschool Levels and Levels 1-5 are 30 minute lessons 8 lessons Regular/Gym member $34 • Non-DND $42 Levels: Starfish - 4 to 18 months of age Children must be able to hold their head up and participate with a parent or caregiver. The goals of this class are 6-6:30 pm buoyancy, movement, proper support and enjoyment of the water. Duck - 18 to 24 months of age Participation is with a parent or caregiver. Proper supports and positions, buoyancy, floats and glides will be 6-6:30 pm covered. Sea Turtle - 24 months of age or older This is an introduction to your little swimmer swimming ‘solo.’ Emphasis is on building a relationship with the instructor. You participate in the first half of the lesson set working towards your little one swimming indepen- 6-6:30 pm dently. You may need to participate in more classes depending on their comfort level. Swim Kids Levels 1 & 2 In this level your child will develop a comfort in the water by learning skills such as jumping into chest deep water, front and back floats with and without an instructor, gliding with flutter kick and swim a distance of 2-5 6:30-7 pm meters continuously. Swim Kids Level 3 Flutter kick is built upon to increase endurance while front crawl is introduced working on recovering the arms 6:30-7 pm above water and swimming 15 meters continuously. Swim Kids Level 4 Front craw is further developed, back glides have shoulder rolls and breathing comfortably to the side are all 7-7:30 pm worked on to help the child swim 25 meters. A better understanding of self-safety is developed. Swim Kids Level 5 Back crawl is introduced, sculling, and whip kick on the back. Your child will try stride dives and receive an 7-7:30 pm introduction to safe boating skills. Endurance is increased to a 50 metre continuous swim. Levels 6-10 are 45 minute lessons 8 lessons Regular/Gym member $40 • Non-DND $51 Levels: Swim Kids Level 6 Front crawl and back crawl are refined, as the elementary backstroke is newly introduced. Your child is also 6-6:45 pm introduced to basis lifesaving rescues with throwing assists and treading water. Endurance is built through a 75 metre swim. Swim Kids Level 7 Endurance and technique for front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke are further developed. Whip kick on the front is introduced. Airway obstructions and breathing problems are taught and your child’s 6-6:45 pm endurance will be challenged with a 150 meter swim. Swim Kids Level 8 Breaststroke and foot first surface dives are introduced along with the dangers of open water. The endurance 6:45-7:30 pm swim is 300 metres. Swim Kids Level 9 Strokes are refined, butterfly is introduced and an endurance swim of 400 meters. In this level your child is en- 6:45-7:30 pm couraged to try a combination of strokes and kicks for fitness. Participants also work on head-first shallow dives and wise choices around open water. Swim Kids Level 10 Strokes are further refined, butterfly is improved upon, scissor kick and side stroke are introduced as a warm up/ 6:45-7:30 pm cool down for fitness. An endurance swim of 500 meters will help prepare them for advanced lifesaving courses such as Bronze Medallion. *Times are subject to change 32 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 35. Aquatics Advanced Aquatics Cardio Blast Working as a lifeguard/swim instructor is a Work on core stability while getting an ex- NEW great job for youth to earn a very desirable cellent cardio and strength workout. This Please identify what level you are wage by working in a great team environ- class uses a variety of aqua fit equipment at when you register for ment. Learn valuable leadership and life including aqua-jogger belts, foam dumb- swim programs at the Kiosk. skills and most of all have FUN working bells and noodles for a low-impact, high- with kids! energy workout. This class is a moderate Bronze Medallion to intense level. Comfort in deep water is FREE Theme Swims Location: NAC Pool required. A lifeguard will be leading games and fun PSP Sat/Sun Oct 17,18 & 24,25 Wed, Fri Sep 23-Oct 23 4:30-5:30pm in the pool. Come out and enjoy some 1-6:30pm $110/4 10 classes/$40 leisure time in the pool. All ages welcome Canadian Lifesaving Manual included to participate! ▲ ▲ Bronze Cross NEW Back to School Location: NAC pool Aqua Jog Sun Sept 13 1-3pm PSP Sat/Sun Nov 14, 15 & 21, 22 Low impact, high cardio workout! If you’ve Halloween Howl 1-6:30pm $80/4 suffered certain kinds of knee or leg injuries Sat Oct 31 1-3pm Note: If manual required additional $30 that keep you from running on land while you recover, aqua jogging can actually be an Aquafit excellent alternative to help you stay fit. Aquatic Exercise classes focus on utilizing Wed, Fri 12:05-12:50pm the properties of water to create an envi- ronment that minimizes stress and strain on joints while meeting personal fitness needs. This is an excellent exercise option for those in various stages of pregnancy. Noon Hour Aqua Fit Get moving with a 45 minute, moder- ate level aquatic workout. Noodles, foam dumbbells and other equipment may be used to improve strength, flexibility and stamina. Tue, Thu 12:05-12:50pm “ Health is not simply the absence of sickness. -Hannah Green The largest food bank “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat; on Vancouver Island. I was thirsty and you gave me somethign to drink; Complete dedicated I was a stranger and you ministerial services. invited me in; naked and you clothed me; Charitable advocacy for sick and you visited me; those in need. I was in prison and you came to me.” Thank you Victoria! -Matthew 25:35.36 The Mustard Seed Street Church & Food Bank 625 Queens Ave, Victoria, V8T 1L9 • (250) 953-1575 • www.mustardseed.ca CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 33
  • 36. Health Promotion Strengthening the Forces offers Health *Nutrition 101 *Managing Angry Moments Promotion Programs designed to assist What you eat makes a difference to how (MAM) Canadian Forces members, their spouses, you feel on a day-to-day basis. Nutrition MAM teaches participants how to use an- and civilian employees to take control of 101 is a one-day informative workshop ger constructively. It is a course intended their health and well-being. Maintaining a to help you learn good nutrition basics, for everyone as we all feel anger at various high level of health improves ones ability including Food Basics, Metabolism and times. Participants gain a better under- to perform effectively and safely on CF Energy, Portion Control, Reading Food standing of their relationship with anger. operations, and contributes to a higher Labels and Myths and Fallacies. This course is not anger management quality of life for everyone. Thurs Sept 10 8:30am-4pm counselling and is not appropriate for All Health Promotion Programs are free of Fri Oct 16 8:30am-4pm individuals with severe anger management charge and open to CF members (regular Fri Nov 20 8:30am-4pm problems. and reserve), their spouses, and civilian Thurs Oct 1,8,15,22 8:30am-noon employees (Public and Non-Public). *Stress Take Charge (course includes all four sessions) For more information on these courses or Stress is the #1 workplace disability is- Thurs Nov 5,12,19,26 8:30am-noon for spousal registration, contact the Health sue today and appears to be a growing (course includes all four sessions) Promotion Office: 250-363-5621. problem. Stress Take Charge is a course for people who want to gain a better Basic Relationship Training (BRT) Programs available in Fall 2009 understanding of their stress reaction, BRT is a course for couples and singles how to increase their resiliency in stressful who want to learn skills necessary to miti- *Everyday Eating situations, and how to learn proven coping gate proven risk factors in long-term, com- Learn the basics about what you need to skills for managing their stress response mitted relationships. Participants learn put in your body every day for you to more effectively. which factors are important to change and function optimally. Sept 29 & Oct 6,13,20 8:30am-noon which skills are important to learn in order Mon Sept 28 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (course includes all four sessions) to maximize the likelihood of remaining in Nov 3,10,17,24 8:30am-noon relationship for the long haul. Please note *Nutrition for Physical Activity (course includes all four sessions) BRT is not couples counselling. Learn what you need to fuel your body Oct 3 & 4 9am-3pm for maximum performance whether you’re *Applied Suicide Intervention Dec 5 & 6 9am-3pm training for your first 10 k or completing Skills Training (ASIST) an Ironman. ASIST is a 2-day intensive and interactive *Injury Prevention and Active Mon Oct 5 11:30am-1pm course designed to help caregivers learn Living (IPPA) the basics of suicide first-aid. Participants Learn how the body works, understand *Dietary Issues and learn how to conduct suicide risk as- and cope with barriers and challenges to sessments and develop plans of care for Supplements engaging in regular physical activity, and persons at risk. how to “move” your body in a safe, enjoy- A ‘must see’ if you are currently taking Sept 21 & 22 8:30am-4pm supplements or are considering their use. able and effective way. Oct 26 & 27 8:30am-4pm Wed Sept 23,30 & Oct 7, 14 8:30am-noon Come and learn the FACTS. Dec 7 & 8 8:30am-4pm Mon Nov 2 11:30am-1pm ESQUIMALT TRADING LTD. BUY • SELL • TRADE PAWNBROKERS • MONEY TO LOAN RELIABLE OPEN EVERY DAY to meet all your needs DEPENDABLE Large selection of JEWELRY with in-store SIZING and REPAIRS HONEST Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm FULL SERVICE AUTO REPAIR Sundays & Holidays 12:00noon to 6:00pm www.esquimalt-trading.com 784 Fairview Rd. OVER 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE Phone 250-388-6542 897 ESQUIMALT RD Fax 250-388-0881 250-383-5509 Servicing Automobiles 34 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 37. Health Promotion To register for Health Promotion Programs that are marked * you must register through your Unit Training Coordinator. To register for all other programs, or if you are a military spouse and not a DND employee, please contact 250-363- 5621 directly. *Creating an Addictions Free Butt Out Self Help Workplace Increase your success in quitting smok- This is a full day course for Supervisors ing and sign up for Butt Out Self Help. as required in CANFORGEN 043/09. Drop-ins welcome Wednesdays from 9 Participants gain a better understanding of – 11 am. Appointments can be made for the continuum of alcohol and other drug other times. Please call 250-363-5532 to use, signs to look for in the workplace and book your appointment today! how to address problem use both with individuals and within the organization as a whole. Fri Sept 25 8:30 am-4pm Fri Oct 30 8:30 am-4pm “ Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. -Anonymous Family Combo $18 95 delivery extra y Includes Butter Chicken, Fine East Indian Rice, 2 Naan, 4 Samosas, s, Cuisine. 4 pcs. Gulab Jamun We specialize in Some restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with other offers. No cash value. Discount not applicable to beverages. Must present coupon. vegetarian. 24 Burnside Road West (next to 7 Eleven) Victoria # 778- 430-5858 (KUKU) 430-5858 (KUKU) 5 Pacific Village II 1445 Craigflower Road Rentals Centrally Located 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units Parking Included Fridge/Stove Included On Main Bus Routes Pets: Cats Only Close to Schools, Admirals Walk, Gorge & CFB Esquimalt 385-2250 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 35
  • 38. Check out these businesses... R1200GS Your Neighbourhood Picture Framer Adventure The Ultimate ® bmw-motorrad.ca Riding Experience. Close to base GET NOTICED WITH SPEEDPRO SIGNS 24 yrs in business Only two things matter, • Vehicle Graphics • Business Cards me and my retail • Trade Show Displays • Store-Fronts adventure. wholesale • Banners (for artists by order) • Retail Signage • Construction Signage repeat • Boat Graphics customer • Stickers & Labels program • Full Digital Printing The BMW R1200GS Adventure. McMullen’s M M ll ’ Framing For more information, contact Island BMW/SM Cycle #2-1610 ISLAND HWY VICTORIA, BC C 2758 Peatt Road, Victoria BC V9B 3V3 250-385-7405 250.474.2088 smcycle.com 2803 Admirals Road www.speedprowestshore.com hore ©2007 BMW Canada Inc. “BMW”, the BMW logo and all BMW model designations are registered trademarks of BMW AG, used under license. Gorge at Admirals 250-474-5234 DIRECT BILLING IN WEST SHORE YOUR PIRATE PARTY!! L ETTHE MARITIME M USEUM ORGANIZE YOUR NEXT B IRTHDAY PARTY ! Chris Kiiskila Millstream Village 250-478-0123 Next to Milestones AD Climb to the top of our crow’s nest, or discover the hidden world of mermaids. HERE Pharmacy Manager Proud to offer DND: Just choose your theme and let our experienced guides • 10% off Pharmasave brand products do the rest! • Full service cosmetics department Target the Canadian Forces • Specialized compounding pharmacy services and their families MERMAID R A • Direct Billing for DND Joshua 250-516-7339 P AR PAR PARTY!! • Plus a Postal Outlet buck.jj@forces.gc.ca C Call to book: 2 250-385-4222 CFB ESQUIMALT E Ext. 106 NEWSPAPER & CREATIVE SERVICES or email: prog programs@mmbc.bc.ca HARRESON’S The ONLY paintball store in town. We also provide CO2 and compressed air. , F We buy P military items Bluewater & Rhys Davis Bait * Salt & Freshwater Tackle Outdoor Gear Flyfishing Gear * Men’s & Women’s Waders * Pontoon Boats, Licences Crab & Prawn Traps * Gift Certificates & much, much MORE! Specialists 117 – 693 HOFFMAN A VE. V ICTORIA 10% Military Discount, all merchandise, not icluding Fishing Licence up the hill from 4 Mile Pub www.harresons.com 298-HOOK (4665) www.westshoresportfishing.com 36 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 39. PREPARE your family for an By POESB CFB Esquimalt EMERGENCY Every community is exposed to different All family members should discuss what hazards and risks. Knowing what to do be- actions would be taken before, during and Be Proactive fore, during and after an incident will de- disaster, following any disaster, regardless of where In the event of a major crease an individuals/families vulnerability their own they may be when it occurs. people may have to rely on to the hazard and improve their sustainabil- re days. Be- Emergencies and disasters can occur any- resources for three or mo ity, making for a more resilient community. encies and time, anywhere. British Columbia is a large ing prepared for all emerg In case of a major event you will need some diverse province subject to a variety of emer- disasters can reduce dear, anxiety and emergency supplies ready and available. uals, fami- gencies and disasters, natural, manmade and associated losses for individ This will ensure your family will always be technological. Global threats such as climate lies and commu nities. Careful plan- prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 w can make change often manifest as very different lo- ning and preparation no hours. Remember in a disaster, emergency cal risks. The frequency of changing weather a big difference later. responders will be focused on people in ur- patterns is the direct cause of land erosion, gent need. flooding, drought and severe storms. It’s easy and essential. Every Canadian household needs an emergency plan. It will l help you and your family know what to do Basic Emergency Supplie s if disaster strikes. Make your own plan and d • Water: two litres of wa ter per per- print it out today. son per day Regardless of the disaster there may be a re- • Food: choose items tha t won’t spoil, quirement to have several kits. Many people e such as canned food ene rgy bars spend one-third of their time at work and/ and dried foods or in their car. Work and vehicle kits are e • Speciality Items: prescr iption, med- normally smaller and should aid in the early y ications, infant formula and equip- hours of a disaster until it is safe to get home. ment for people with dis abilities, Home emergency supplies are more substan- pet supplies, insurance document tial and should be sufficient to last for up to and an out-of-province con tact a week. • Flashlight and batteries : check them Many emergencies are predictable and/or once every six months to ensure seasonal and allow some preparation while they are still working many others are without warning and may • Battery-powered or cra nk radio include mass evacuation requirements. Ac- • First aid kit tively supporting emergency preparedness • Cash: include small bil ls such as programs will increase the overall capacity $10s of ones family and community to efficient- ly recover. A I R P O RT - F E R R I E S - 2 4 H O U R S E R V I C E 250 www.happyhomebrewer.com PROUD TO HAVE SERVED ESQUIMALT AND THE MILITARY FOR 71 YEARS CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 37
  • 40. Fitness FLEET FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTRE FITNESS SCHEDULE Fall 2009 Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7-7:45am Push Up Cardio & Core Push Up Cardio & Core Push Up Development Development Development Development Development/ Weight Circuit 8-8:45am Basic Circuit Sweat Cycle Basic Circuit Training Training 11-11:45am Battle-Fit Battle-Fit Battle-Fit/ Weight Lifting 12:05-12:50pm Sweat Cycle Bootcamp Kettle Bells Bootcamp Sweat Cycle 12:15-1pm EXPRES Assessments and Development 2-2:45pm Battlefit Battlefit 3:30-4:15pm Cardio and Core Push Up Cardio and Core Push Up Development Development Development Development Bootcamp: A combination of cardiovas- cises and hard work! Come prepared to ponents of the CF EXPRES test. cular, muscular strength and core work be pushed in a high intensity & demand- Weight Room Orientation: Learn the mixed for a high intensity class! The ing workout! Intermediate to advanced. proper set-up and features of the equip- classes change every day of the week with Please contact fitness staff prior to class. ment available at the Dockyard gym. different emphasis on different compo- Basic Circuit training: This workout Please check-in with PSP Fitness staff to nents of fitness. All levels welcome! Come designed for those that are short on time receive more info. prepared to work indoors or outdoors! but want a good workout. The circuit will KettleBells: The is a fun and innovative Sweat Cycle: Cycle your way to health with be set up and you can drop-in during the class with kettlebells being the equipment motivating instruction and music. You allotted time for a 30 minute quick blast. of choice. Choose from various weights control the intensity of the class through Please register with fitness staff for an and learn safe and effective ways to get an tension adjustments. Please bring a small orientation. All levels welcome. amazing workout. This class is for all fit- towel and a water bottle. Development classes: Practice and receive ness levels and we challenge you to come Battle-Fit: It’s back to basics with full body feedback on training methods, evaluation out and sweat. functional movements, body weight exer- protocols, and technique for different com- The Personnel Support Programs (PSP) Naden Athletic Centre. For details such as Fitness & Health Lectures Fitness Staff are dedicated to providing pro- available testing dates and times or to book If your unit is interested in an in-service grams and services that enable the military an EXPRES Test please contact your unit on any EXPRES related component or community to pursue an active lifestyle EXPRES Coordinator. any Health and Fitness topics to assist regardless of knowledge, ability or fitness your members in reaching the MPFS level. There are two fitness centres at CFB Personalized Health and Fitness or improve their overall general health Esquimalt: Naden Athletic Centre (NAC) and fitness PSP staff can help. To discuss Training N88 and Fleet Fitness and Wellness Centre details please call 250-363-4495. PSP Instructors are available for one-on- at D22. Each centre has fitness staff and fit- one guidance to help members achieve ness programs to assist you in meeting your their fitness and health goals. Please fill BFTA course fitness goals. Staff are available from out a Training Request Form at NAC or CFB Esquimalt is hosting a Basic Fitness 6am to 4pm for consultation. Fleet Fitness and Wellness Centre and an Training Assistant (BFTA) course from the Instructor will contact you directly to set 8-19 Feb 2010. The course will give you EXPRES/ Fitness Evaluation up a consultation appointment. the skills needed to assist PSP with testing All CF EXPRES Tests are conducted at the Note: available for military members only. and fitness classes. It will also allow you 38 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 41. Fitness NADEN ATHLETIC CENTRE FITNESS SCHEDULE Fall 2009 Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7-7:45am Push Up/Sit Up Cardio Development Push Up/Sit Up Cardio Development EXPRES Assessments Development (see staff) Development (see staff) and Development (lower gym) (lower gym) (lower gym) 12:05-12:50pm Bootcamp Aqua-Fit Bootcamp Aqua-Fit Sport Conditioning (upper gym) (pool) (upper gym) (pool) (upper gym) Cardio Development Push Up/Sit Up Cardio Development Push Up/Sit Up Cardio Development (see staff) Development (see staff) Development (see staff) (upper gym) (upper gym) Sweat Cycle Sweat Cycle (upper gym) (upper gym) Fr PA WHY PAY MORE? ee B PURIFIED WATER $2.77 perlow as as EST The B in r A REFRESHING CHANGE. 18.9L Wate ! Town 10% DND Discount Ask about Delivery Multi-Stage Purification Process • Reverse Osmosis • Ultra-Violet Light • Ozone 250-381-2088 The ULTIMATE WATER STORE 59L ultimatewater@shaw.ca Nelson Square, 100 Aldersmith Place (next to Scotiabank on Admirals Rd.) CASA NOVA CAFE • DELI • CATERING • CASA NOVA PORTUGESE BAKERY Victoria’s best Portugese buns! Leave the food to us! • Weddings & Decorating • Special Events • Home Dinner Parties • Office Parties • Trade Shows • Luncheons 492 Esquimalt Road 250-884-5747 or 250-385-8242 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 39
  • 42. Fitness to run training for your unit with help Schedule and classes subject to change Kickboxing from PSP. If you are interested please call pending facility availability and class Develop strength and stamina while learn- 250-363-4495 for more info or have your numbers. Please call the NAC at 250-363- ing the techniques of kickboxing. It will unit training coordinator nominate you 5677 or the Dockyard at 250-363-2074 to teach you punching and kicking technique, through the MITE program. ensure class schedule is up to date. Current thai pad work and flexibility training in a fitness schedule brochures are also available fitness class format. Military Fitness Training at each respective location or on the intra- Location: NAC Upper Gym Sections/Units wishing to access fitness net website: www.pspesquimalt.ca. PSP Mon Sep 21-Nov 2 5:45-6:45 pm training classes developed and supervised 6/$50 by one of our fitness instructors can call Hatha Yoga Level 1 & 2 the Fitness Coordinator to organize a Hatha Yoga emphasizes health & well being Fitness 101 schedule. To train at either the Naden through breathing, postures & concentra- Get back to basics with this fitness class. Gym or the Dockyard FFWC please call tion. Calm your mind and focus your aware- This class is designed for participants of 250-363-4495. If your group is looking ness with a blend of exercise and relaxation all levels and will teach the basics of fitness for gym space for sports or self supervised techniques. Whether you’re in the market for while giving alternatives for participants training at Naden please call the Facility a healthy new exercise regimen or a tempo- at a higher fitness level. Each week will be Coordinator at 250-363-4213. There are rary fused infinite consciousness, Hatha Yoga different with new exercises and techniques no sport facilities inside the Fleet Fitness may be worth investigating. This is a com- to learn. There will be a combination of and Wellness Centre. bined level one and two class, taking into cardio, strength training, and stretching. The FFWC is used primarily for fitness consideration each participant’s knowledge Location: NAC Upper Gym and sports programs only, no fitness base and experience. You will be challenged PSP Mon Sep 21-Nov 2 5:45-6:45pm evaluations. All fitness evaluations will yet focused to work at the best pace for you. 6/$27 be conducted at the NAC. Location: CPAC PSP Wed Sep 23-Nov 18 5-6:30 pm 8/$60 Need Extra Space? ■ new modern facility 10% OFF ■ every locker is individually alarmed REGULAR RATE FOR DND EMPLOYEES ■ easy access to lockers ■ climate controlled & heated spaces ■ easy monthly rentals 250-478-8767 www.selfstorage.ca WEST SHORE ■ commercial & residential storage MINI STORAGE 1621 Island Highway,Victoria (West of the Six Mile Pub) 40 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 43. Fitness Pilates Pilates is an exercise method, which aims to create a balance in the body. This class is done on the mat and is designed to cater to the individual needs of each person. Pilates offers a trimmer waist, flatter stomach, better posture based on a bal- anced muscle tone, less fatigue and lower incidence of back pain and injury. The aim with Pilates is to incorporate the body, breath and mind through physical exercise to improve strength, flexibility, balance and suppleness. This is a popular class so register early. Location: NAC PSP Tue/Thur Sep 15-Oct22 4:30-5:30pm 12/$54 Stability Ball Class at CPAC This class will include cardio, muscle ton- “ ing (including using a stability ball) and We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we stretching. Come and get fit! Must have your own ball, weights will be provided. eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what Location: CPAC we are. PSP Thur Sep 17-Oct 22 6-7pm 6/$45 -Adelle Davis CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 41
  • 44. FULL TABLE SERVICE GREAT FOOD - NEW MENU The Tudor House has made a few changes! Come in for a pint and some good food. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Esquimalt’s landmark pub! 1265 Esquimalt Road Mon. - Sat. 11am - 1am • Sun. - 11am - 12pm • Kitchen open until 10pm l o Co always Be Westshore Return-it 858 Esquimalt Rd. (near base) 250-381-1482 OPEN Monday to Saturday 8:30am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm 42 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 45. Sports Formation Sports Cock of the Walk Tournaments the PSP Sports Coordinator for consid- Formation Esquimalt Sports organizes The Cock of the Walk (COW) is a series eration. All military, full time DND and sports teams, leagues, and tournaments of tournaments in various sports that is NPF civilian personnel will be considered. from the community level to international strictly for sea-going units. The tourna- competition. The programs offered are: ments are scheduled throughout the year. CISM (Conseil International du The dates are set in conjunction with the Sport Militaire/International Community Leagues operations schedule. Website: http://es- Military Sports Council): • Intersection Sports quimalt.mil.ca/cfp/cfp/SportsPage/Sports. CISM is an international sports association • Cock of the Walk (Fleet Sports) htm composed of the armed forces of member • Formation Teams (Pacific Regional and nations. CISM is open to the armed forces CF National Championships) Formation Teams (Esquimalt of all nations. The fundamental aim of • CISM Tritons) CISM is to promote sport activity and Formation Esquimalt sports teams are a physical education between armed forces Community Leagues combination of Base and Fleet Athletes. as a means to foster world peace. This These leagues are held on base and open to New athletes are welcome to participate ideal is encapsulated in the CISM motto both the Defence team and the general each season. Those eligible represent “Friendship Through Sport.” public. The Navy 6 A Side Co-ed Indoor Formation Esquimalt in both the Pacific Soccer League will run again this fall/winter. Regional and, if successful, CF National Badminton/Squash Championships. All military person- Drop-in badminton and squash is held Intersection Sports nel (Reg. Force and all class of reservists) every noon hour at the NAC. The Forma- are eligible to play on these teams. Full tion teams use the drop-in sessions to A variety of sports are included in the time DND or NPF civilian personnel prepare for regional play downs held early intersection league: Ice Hockey and Co- may coach, manage, or officiate. Cur- in the new year. ed Volleyball occur between September rently, Formation Esquimalt and 19 WG and April. These leagues are made up of Comox share hosting responsibilities of various formation units or sections. Those the Pacific Region Championships. Most Basketball eligible to participate are military members The Formation men’s team will advertise CF National Championships are held at (Regular Force & All Class of Reservists), practice times beginning in September to CFB Borden. DND civilian employees, full and part- be held in the NAC lower gym. The team time NPF employees of CFB Esquimalt also participates in a local league (October ▲ ▲ and integral/lodger units. Military person- NEW to February). The winner of the Regional nel undergoing or awaiting training must Coaches/Manager/Officials for Championship represents the Pacific be posted to CFB Esquimalt and have Formation Teams Region at the National Championship, usu- authorization from the unit CO to be ally held late February. CISM Basketball is If you have a background in coaching, eligible to participate in a league. ongoing through the summer months. In- managing or officiating any of the sports included in the Formation Sports program terested athletes should submit their resume and are interested in volunteering your to the Sports Office for consideration. time please send your sporting resume to to protect and enhance Join today the benefits you are entitled to! FSNA is the largest and most influencial advocacy group for federal retirees As a not-for-profit association with of pensioners - and their partners and some 165,000 members belonging survivors - from the Pubic Service, to 84 branches across Canada, FSNA Canadian Forces, Royal Canadian is recognized by the Government of Mounted Police and retired federally NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Canada as the major representative appointed judges. OF FEDERAL RETIREES The founding purpose of the FSNA in 1963 remains its pricipal objective today: 250-385-3393 • www.fsna.com "Promoting the interests and protecting the benefits of federal retirees." CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 43
  • 46. Sports SPORTS OVERVIEW May to August 2009 Sport Community Intersection Cock of the Walk Formation CF Nationals CISM Basketball Basketball ✓ ✓ CF Athletic ✓ ✓ Challenge Golf ✓ ✓ Ice Hockey ✓ ✓ Soccer ✓ ✓ Taekwondo ✓ ✓ ✓ Triathlon ✓ Volleyball ✓ ✓ Ball Hockey PAC REGION AND CF NATIONAL SPORTS The Intersection League runs from May to July. The Formation team participates in CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE 2009 the Regional Championship. The winning SPORT REGIONAL LOCATION NATIONAL LOCATION team represents the Pacific Region at the Ball Hockey Jun 24-27 Esquimalt Aug 8-14 Borden National Championship in CFB Borden. CF Athletic TBA TBA TBA TBA Ice Hockey Challenge The Intersection League runs September Slo-pitch TBA Comox Aug 22-26 Borden to April. The COW Ice Hockey Tourna- Soccer TBA Comox Sep 12-18 Borden ment is scheduled to take place in January Golf TBA Comox Aug 29-Sep 4 Ottawa (depending on Fleet sailing schedules). The Formation Men’s, Women’s, and Old- CF Sports N/A N/A Oct 24 Ottawa timer’s teams practice September to April Awards in preparation for the Pacific Regional Taekwondo N/A N/A November Toronto Championships, usually held in January. The winner of the Regional Champion- ship will represent the Pacific Region at the National Championships. • Quality Canopies from Leer and Arrow HORNBY’S • Tailgate Covers • Truck Steps • Cross Boxes and more CANOPY Gor ge R dE Hillside Ave CITY 2745 Douglas Street Doug Military Gov’t St Email: hornbys@shaw.ca Discount las St Tel: (250) 383-3214 • Toll Free: 1-800-521-7011 Fax: (250) 383-3247 44 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 47. Sports Running Co-Ed Soccer participate in local leagues. The Regional Formation Esquimalt military male and The Navy 11 A Side Co-ed Soccer League Champions represent the Pacific Region female runners are to participate in sanc- will run throughout the summer. For at the National Championship, usually tioned 5km, 10km, half and/or full mara- more information, please contact Danielle scheduled in April. Formation Volleyball thon runs in order to qualify for the CF Sutherland at 250-363-4068. players may submit a resume for consid- Running Nationals. Runners must meet eration to participate in a future CISM specific qualifying times available at the selection/training camps. Swimming Formation Sports office within one year of Formation swimmers participate in the Nationals. The Canadian Forces National For information regarding any of the Master’s Swim Program, in both local sporting events that take place at Forma- Running Championship is held in Ot- and regional meets. Formation swimmers tawa in May. CISM Running is ongoing tion Esquimalt please contact: may submit a resume for consideration to Danielle Sutherland - Formation Sports through the summer months. Interested participate in a future CISM Swimming athletes should submit their résumé to the Coordinator: 250-363-4068 selection/training camp. Assistant Sports Coordinators: 250-363- Sports Office for consideration. 4069 Taekwondo Or visit our website: www.pspesquimalt.ca Men’s and Women’s Slo Pitch Training sessions are held at the NAC Current and upcoming programs are Formation Men’s and Women’s Slo Pitch Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12-12:45 advertised on the MARPAC Notice Board teams practice late April to September. pm and Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on the Sports Bulletin Board at the The season runs May-September (de- from 5-7pm. Formation athletes may NAC. pending on civilian leagues). The teams submit a resume for consideration to par- compete in Regional Championships. ticipate at a CISM Taekwondo selection/ The winners of the Regional Champion- training camps. ship represent the Pacific Region at the National Championship at CFB Borden. Triathlon Men’s and Women’s Soccer To be considered for CISM selection/ The Formation Men’s and Women’s Soccer training camps Formation Esquimalt Teams practice April to November, and military male and female triathletes are will continue to practice and compete required to participate in sanctioned races. indoors over the winter. The teams will Qualifying times must be met - these are compete in Regional Championships. available at the Formation Sports office. The winners of the Regional Champion- ship represent the Pacific Region at the National Championship CFB Borden. Volleyball CISM Men’s Soccer is ongoing throughout The Intersection League runs October to the year. Interested athletes should submit April. The Formation Men and Women their resume to the Sports Office for con- teams will advertise practices times sideration. beginning in September to be held in the NAC lower gym. These teams may also • Tuesday: Family Karaoke • Thursday: Song writers’ Night Restaurant • Friday & Saturday: Live Music Ask about our Visit www.eatmecanada.com for our daily buffet special Monday to Friday catering for those Mon-Fri open at 11am serving lunch & dinner Special Events Sat & Sun open at 8:30am serving breakfast, lunch & dinner Call 250-380-1105 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 45
  • 48. Raise resilient children in a military family The military lifestyle can be challeng- particularly ing for families. Parents often seek as- important sistance to find strategies to help their because in children learn to manage and cope with this lifestyle, feelings related to stress. These stresses children are can relate to relocation, separation from often faced parents and friends, deployments and with the need fitting into a new school. Parents can to adapt to sev- help their children to develop resilience, eral changes at the which is an ability to manage feelings same time. and cope with everyday stresses and ma- The Triple P Parent- jor life events. ing Program offered at the Have you ever wondered why some MFRC provides tips to parents people are able to “swim along” through on a variety of parenting strategies and “Children imitate the thinking habits tough times while others “nearly sink?” suggests that it is important to teach of adults around them. When parents People who are resilient are able to children to become resilient. Parents can model resilient thinking, they are going bounce back after experiencing stress. teach their children how to recognize, a long way toward promoting resilience Research has found that they tend to understand and accept their feelings in their children,” from www.reaching- have positive relationships, better health and to express feelings in appropriate inreachingout.com. and longer lives. In the military lifestyle ways. Parents can also help children to For more information on Triple P parents and their children experience develop a positive outlook by modeling please check out www.triplep.net. Other multiple stresses related to change and optimism. During stressful life events great websites that promote resilience in the need to adapt to new circumstances. like relocation or separation, parents can children are kidshavestresstoo.org and Helping children to develop resilience is teach their children coping skills. reachinginreachingout.com. NO PRESSURE. NO OBLIGATION. JUST GOOD ADVICE. • No Credit We Support • Bankrupt Better Business Burearu the Canadian Forces • Divorced Torch Award Winner • Slow Credit The Workin’ Folks Car and Truck Store • 1658 ISLAND HWY • PHONE: 250-478-1128 D#10234 Apply Online: WWW.CAR - CORRAL .COM 46 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 49. Clubs Aquarius Scuba Club with tools and equipment to be able to PSP Club Contact List Caution Scuba diving can be addictive! perform everything from oil changes to Aquarius Diving This popular scuba club has been running rebuilding engines. The club has two floor Chris Magee 250-363-5696 for over 25 years and has one of the largest hoists, a tire changer, wheel balance, brake memberships of active divers in the CF. The lathe and welding capabilities. We also Auto Hobby Club 250 480-0191 have a computer diagnostic machine for club owns and operates it’s own 24 Foot Amateur Radio custom built aluminum dive boat (Aquarius the newer computer-controlled vehicles. Roger Kobierski 250 479-6781 II) with room for 10 divers and a tow able The Club provides the necessary tools Golf Association mobile air compressor. The club offers a required too get the job done. The Auto Randy Caspick 250 658-7119 wide variety of courses at a significant dis- Hobby Club is more than a self-help repair count compared to those found elsewhere, shop. They offer a reliable repair centre for Karate starting with the entry level Basic Open families of Auto Club members when the Mike Maxwell 250 363-4700 Water through to Divemaster. We also offer member is out on deployment. The club is Kayak specialty courses such as: Enriched Air/ proud to be able to assist our members to Keith Laverty 250 363-2147 Nitrox, Wreck Diving, Drysuit diving and enjoy a better quality of life. Medieval Club Photography. These courses are instructed Our hours of operation are Mon,Thurs Troy Dieke 250 363-7828 from our teaching facility/clubhouse located and Friday 6-10pm, Sat and Sunday at Naden (beside the BOR) with pool ses- 9am-5pm. A custodian is always on duty Model Railroad sions taking place in the close-by Naden and will offer the members assistance if Graham McLeod 250 363-5816 pool. The club also encourages local diving required. Motorcycle Safety with frequent boat and shore diving op- Al Thomson 250-363-5088 Amateur Radio Club portunities as well as dive buddies for both Pacific Camping Club new and experienced divers. Boat dives on The Base Amateur Radio Service (BARS) Dick Dubeau 250-363-5980 the Aquarius II are at a greatly reduced rate provides radiotelephone patches for Ranch Point Boat of $12 per dive on the boat – that’s $24 for deployed HMC ships and in the event of Jeff Manney 250-754-5002 2 Dives as opposed to $99 plus tax down- a disaster, emergency backup communica- town. The club regularly organizes multi- tions for the Base with various civilian CFSA Sailing Club 250-385-2646 dive, family oriented weekend getaways to agencies. The club promotes amateur radio Squash great dive locations all over Vancouver Is- operating techniques and technical skills Karl Hoener 250-363-4999 land and weekly local diving at such famous and assists members in preparing for the Twakwondo dive sites as Race Rocks, 10 Mile Point and Basic and Advanced License exams ad- Ron Higgins 250-363-6679 the wrecks of the HMCS Mackenzie and ministered by Industry Canada delegated GB Church. For membership information, examiners. The Club meets every Mon Triathlon upcoming courses or dives, visit our website evening at bldg. 1003 Albert Head and has Dave Dallin 250-363-7216 at www.aquariusdiveclub.ca. been in operation for 25 years. They have Tai Chi & Kung Fu a well-equipped station and sizeable anten- Geno Padovese 250-363-6026 Auto Hobby Club nas for HF and VHF operations, as well as CFB Esquimalt Power Boat Club The club has been in operation for nearly a repeater station with auto patch. 250-360-0905 twelve years and has provided members www.resume-hut.com www.resume-hut.com 250-383-3983 More thansuccess for Resumes A track record of great over 20 years 743 VIEW ST VICTORIA BC Our business is your success success@resume-hut.com First 30 minute consultation free. 10% Discount on résumés & professional services Services for Employers Services for Job Seekers The Employee Advocate ® CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 47
  • 50. Clubs Pacific Camping Club Operates and manages the Nanoose Campground located on a small inlet off Nanoose Bay, about halfway between Nanaimo and Parksville. It has approxi- mately 27 various sized campsites and one large Group Site all within a short walk of the natural shoreline. This campground is family orientated, quiet, and secluded and set-up in the same manner as a provincial campground. There is no fresh water or electrical power available at the campground, an ablution trailer next to the Firehall when entering CFMETR is fitted with toilets, showers and laundry equipment. All water at CFMETR is non- potable therefore you are required to bring bottled water for consumption. The club was formed as a recreation club for CFB Esquimalt service personnel in accordance with the regulatory guidelines of CFAO 50-20. It has operated successfully since 1969 under two guiding philosophies. number of local courses at reduced rates. and adults training together at 6:30-8 pm. Firstly, that the campgrounds be left in as Check out our web site at www.cfbega.ca For further information, contact our Club natural a state as possible and secondly, for all the details. Coordinator, Stephanie Needham 250- that the campgrounds be operated by the 727-3042 or 250-391-9521. members following guidelines based on Shotokan Karate Club consideration of others. The result of these Kayak Club The aim of the Karate Club is to teach tra- philosophies has given us a facility with ditional Shotokan Karate, and to foster the This club offers instruction in two types of a natural environment and wilderness development of karate through seminars, kayaking: Ocean and Whitewater, with an campsites. This atmosphere is the result tournaments, and exposure to world-class emphasis on safety and rescue techniques. of members observing common sense karate and other martial arts instructors. All new members are given the club’s guidelines. Check out our web site, www. Training is conducted at the Naden Ath- basic kayaking course, which is included members.shaw.ca/pacificcc/ for details. letic Centre, with children’s classes Mon/ as part of the membership fee. Member- Wed 6:30-7:30pm, and adults Mon/Wed/ ship fee is currently $50 per membership Golf Association 7:30-9 pm and Fri 7-8:30pm. Beginners for military and DND civilian employees The CFB Esquimalt Golf Association are accepted throughout the year. Training and their family members. This course provides the opportunity for members of is also conducted at the Colwood Pacific is conducted over two days, the first day the defence community to play golf at a Activity Centre on Tue/Thu, with children being conducted in the Naden pool and Your One Stop Shop For: 250-361-3933 Alkaline Diagnostics Starter NEW LOCATION Alternators Installations Therm Oil Automotve Marine/RV Sealed Lead Acid CLOSE TO THE BASE Cables Motorcycle Two Way 791 CAVE ST. Cellular Nicad Watch Custom Packs Photo Laptop D Camcorder Nimh And More... CR UM R AI G FLOW ER R O TILLC AD 15% OFF Deep Cycle Lithium CARRIE ST COLVILLE RD. EVERYTHING N ST CAVE STREET LAMSO WE HAVE BATTERIES FOR EVERYTHING! PINE ST 48 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 51. Clubs the second on the ocean. Once you have Historical Society’s Christmas in the Vil- The Naden Squash Club become a member, you may enjoy the ben- lage and the MARPAC EXPO during the Your direct line to fun and fitness! Squash efit of signing out a kayak from our fleet of year. Regular meeting nights allow for is at the top of the list of sports that 20+ kayaks. Additionally, Club members new and experienced modellers to share provide the most aerobic benefit. Whether enjoy the use of the pool on Tuesday and their knowledge and experiences as well as you are a seasoned player or just want to Thursday evenings (when the club is not learn new techniques in the various facets try it out, the club is for you. Join our running a basic course) from 4:30-6:30pm of this hobby. Our reference library allows Junior Program and learn to play properly to hone their paddling skills or to learn the research on favourite subjects. In addi- right from the start. No experience is ever-popular Eskimo Roll. tion, club members receive a 10 per cent necessary and equipment is available at discount at Victoria Scale Rail hobby shop. the gym. Clinics are held every Sat from Medieval Club All serving and retired military members, 10am-12pm. See you there. The Base Medieval Club is a historical DND or CANEX civilian personnel are eligible for membership as well as a small social organization for the serving/retired Canadian Forces Sailing members/civilian employees/dependants number of civilians with no military background. Membership is $42/fiscal Association based at or around CFB Esquimalt. With year for members 15 and older. Junior A very active committed group of mili- this club, a member can rediscover the Me- members aged 5 to 14 years is $24 with a tary and civilian sailing enthusiasts whose dieval Ages of 600 to 1600 AD. There are parent’s/guardian’s membership. The CFB activities include everything from casual feasts to prepare and attend, and camping Esquimalt Model Railway Club meets sailing to racing and socializing. Located at events all summer. If you wish to pursue Wed evenings from 7-10pm in building Munro Head off Admirals Road the CFSA a knighthood, or explore the arts of Ages WP 1119. has a full service marina with over 100 Past, this is the club for you. There are berths for sailboats, with priority alloca- weekly classes in dance, armoured fighting Motorcycle Safety Club tion for Military members. In addition, and period fencing. A new member need the club has a fleet of 420’s, Albacores OP- not purchase any equipment to start out; The CFB Esquimalt Motorcycle Safety TIs and Laser IIs for training and racing half of the fun is developing and building Club is offering the novice motorcycle activities. The club runs a comprehensive your own gear. rider’s course, at the end of which the Learn to Sail Program during the summer student may attempt the Motorcycle with courses for all levels of experience Model Railway Club Skills Test (MST) examined by an ICBC from beginner (age 7 and up) to expert The CFB Esquimalt Model Railway club qualified examiner. All participants must including Instructor and Cruising courses. was formed in August 1997 and became hold a current license or learner’s permit The club has an active year round racing part of the PSP Organization in December to qualify for this program. The course is and social program. Its clubhouse is avail- of that year. The club boasts a modular offered to serving and retired members of able for unit and individual social events. NTRAK (1/160th) layout 18 by 32 feet. the Regular Force, Reserve Force, Employ- CFSA is also home to the Victoria Branch The 18 by 36 foot HO modular layout ees of DND, their spouses and dependant of the Disabled Sailing Association of Brit- is undergoing some redevelopment. children. The club is under going admin- ish Columbia. With its fleet of 12 specially The Club participates in major Model istrative changes and is not able to list equipped sail training and racing boats the Railroading events such as the Victoria course dates at this time. Please contact DSABC is an integral part of the CFSA in Train Show, Esquimalt Buccaneer Days, Al Thomson 250-363-5088 for more all respects. The clubhouse is open Tuesday, Westshore Centre Hobby Show, Saanich information. Wednesday, Thursday from 4-8pm, Friday $36.95* $46.95* * Plus oil (special fluid additives extra) Expires Nov 30, 2009 $39.95* $59.95* www.bullfrogtrans.com 250-475-2323 CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 49
  • 52. Clubs from 4-10pm and Saturday, Sunday and Triathlon Club that are less than 30 feet in length. Serv- statutory holidays 12-7pm. The club can Running, cycling or swimming enthusiasts ing CF members have priority for berthing be contacted through voice mail at 250- can develop their skills and enjoy the sport and other members are placed by seniority 385-2646 (Clubhouse) or 250-385-8873 through group rides and runs and competi- in the club. For further information, visit (office) and via the CFSA website tions. The members actively train in various our website at www.boatclub.ca, call the http://cfsa.wordpress.com. disciplines including running events, clubhouse at 250-360-0905 (Thursdays triathlon and short distance events. New are the best time to call) or contact one of Taekwondo Club members are always required. Train hard, the members of the Executive Committee. CFB Esquimalt is pleased to offer the race hard and have fun. Check out our web- “Tight Lines and Happy Cruising to All.” services of a new club; Taekwondo. As site for more information. www.triforces. one of the newest recognized Canadian blogspot.com. Experience is not necessary, Forces Military Sports , the club offers their just come out and have fun! services to the DND community with practices, Mon/Wed and Fri noon hours on CFB Esquimalt Power Boat Club the lower Naden Athletic Centre gym floor, The CFB Esquimalt Power Boat Club is a and Tuesday and Thursday evenings from Personnel Support Program (PSP) spon- 1930-2100 on the upper gym floor. Try sored, family oriented facility that promotes this new program as a great complement to safe boating and conservation of the marine your fitness regime. environment while enjoying the benefits of living on the west coast. The clubhouse, Tai Chi and Kung Fu Club mooring slips, storage compound, and ser- Provide physical and mental exercises that vicing bays are located at Work Point Bar- are integrated with Chinese Martial Arts. racks. The Club sponsors four major fishing The Tai Chi and Kung Fu Club introduces derbies and BBQs per year, with cash prizes and offers a variety of programs to military and other awards that are presented to members, DND civilian employees and participants. There is no entry fee for the their families, as well as a limited number derbies and no charge for the BBQs, how- of memberships to the public. Members ever, you must be a member to participate. of the club will be exposed to the theoreti- The facility has 100 berths for powerboats cal and practical aspects of martial arts, an opportunity for those who are interested in health, balance, peace of mind and self- Explore the theoretical and defense. The programs currently offered practical aspects of martial are: Jow Gar Kung Fu Tue and Thu 6-7pm All practices are held in building WP 1119, arts with the Tai Chi and Kung Workpoint Barracks, Macaulay Street (in- Fu Club and achieve health, side the Transport Section), for information balance, peace of mind and on ongoing Tai Chi activities, please contact self-defense. the club. We are pleased to announce that we currently have suites available to rent. During the past 7 years, The Renaissance has maintained a waiting list to help the elderly plan their change of lifestyle. 50 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
  • 53. Dodge cancer with Vitamin D Recent headlines have brought forward prom- recommending that adults living in Canada of vitamin D.” ising news for yet another way to prevent cancer. consider supplementing with 1,000 IU of vita- Vitamin D is also known to play an important It is known by most people that 50 per cent of min D daily during the Fall and Winter months. role in the prevention of osteoporosis and mul- cancers are preventable through various lifestyle This is more than double the previously recom- tiple sclerosis and helping to relieve joint damage choices, and new research has found that vita- mended dosage of between 200 and 400 IU due to arthritis. min D also plays a role in preventing the disease. daily. Although we can also get vitamin D through The study is saying that if you live in the north- According to Heather Logan, the CCS’s di- sun exposure during the summer months, the ern latitudes (this includes all of Canada), you rector of cancer control policy, “The current Canadian Cancer Society has not reversed its may be able to cut your risk for cancer in half by evidence suggests the 1,000 IU daily dose will statements on avoiding unprotected sun because increasing your intake of vitamin D. help reduce cancer risk with the least potential of the concomitant risks for skin cancer. While The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, in for harm. More research is needed to clearly the Society recommends getting our daily dose June of 2007, found that women with lower define the amount that will have the high- of vitamin D from supplements, good food vitamin D intake showed a greater risk for r est health benefits and if there source sources are available which include mushrooms, cancer. The four-year, double blind, ran- are any risks associated liv cod liver oil, eggs, tuna, mackerel, salmon, and domized study (highly credible), looked with a higher intake sardine sardines. at cancer risk in nearly 1,200 healthy post-menopausal women. Those who Salmon, mushrooms and eggs took a combination of calcium and vi- tamin D supplements reduced their risk are good sources of by half compared to the placebo group and the group that took calcium alone. Vitamin D, which has In response to this study and others that proven to help have correlated vitamin D to a decreased risk for colorectal and prostate cancers, the prevent cancer. Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is now In 2010, Canada’s Navy will mark its 100th Anniversary of Service to the nation and we need you on board for the voyage! During this Celebrate momentous year, our aim within Maritime Forces Pacific will be to build and strengthen professional bonds amongst Coalition partners, academia and the public. For more information visit www.canadiannavy100.forces.gc.ca Canada’s Navy CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide • 51
  • 54. Museum Boatswains brush up museum kisby rings Sailors are justly famous for their nial and the anticipated increase ropework, and for their love of in visitors the 100th anniversary keeping things shipshape. celebrations will bring, wanted So when a series of kisby lifer- to put its best foot forward by ings displayed along the exterior improving the look of the kisby of the museum at Naden started rings. It found a willing part- to look a bit shabby, the museum ner in Fleet School’s PO Andre turned to the Fleet School for as- Leger, who was quick to adopt sistance. the project and put it forward to The request met with a great re- the BOSN QL5 course students. sponse from BOSN QL5 course They in turn opted as a class to instructors and students, who give the kisby rings the full treat- were eager to help refurbish the ment, including blue and white 14 kisby rings that normally hang ropework rosettes for the centre outside Buildings N37 and N39. of each ring, and 4-strand flat Many of the kisby rings lacked braid with thumb knots for the rings project is also an oppor- tary Museum is sincerely grateful ropework trim of any kind. Oth- circumference. tunity to reciprocate support to for the contribution of all con- ers featured ornate ropework ro- By taking such pride in their Fleet School, since the museum’s cerned, including LS Jarvis Rum- settes and other flourishes that handiwork, the students will help volunteer guides regularly provide bolt, who is currently assisting in had become dilapidated over time convey to museum visitors a sense tours for Fleet School students to the museum workshop in N29, and exposure to the elements. of sailorly traditions and skills, share with them the Navy’s his- and who was instrumental in get- The museum, being mindful traditions and skills that are still tory on Canada’s West Coast. ting the kisby rings ready for the of the Navy’s upcoming centen- being fostered today. The kisby CFB Esquimalt Naval and Mili- project. Because PMQ living is Buying, only fun for so long... Selling, Relocating from or to Victoria, BC? When It Involves 478-3883 • www. popeyesvictoria .com Your Real Estate 2500 Douglas Street (corner of Bay St.) Dreams, let our 22 years of Talk to Peter Pfanntastic Results Work to Peter Pfann, Mba, Abr, Csa, Sres, E-Pro Your Benefit. Pfanntastic Homes, Old Fashion Service Since 1986. VICTORIA Real Estate Consultant 250-474-3883 Cornerstone Properties Inc. www. Talk To Peter.com (250) 213 - 9490 52 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide
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  • 56. Sponsorship and Donations The Sponsorship and Donations Section of PSP is intended to support the ongoing non-public pro- gram. It offers you support and guidance to solicit local sponsors and donors for cash and prize dona- Naval Centennial tions for your events. It provides access to templates, tips and advice for the best methods of getting local businesses on board for your event. It undertakes the Giftware necessary paperwork needed for sponsorship and donations to grow in a controlled manner to ensure consistent practices across the country. The Sponsorship and Donations Section also offers the Authorised Agent Certification over a 1-and-a- half days Sponsorship and Donation Workshop. This course is a prerequisite before a staff member/ unit begins solicitation for an event. The course covers NPP Sponsorship and Donations Policy; Developing Sponsorship Properties; Soliciting and Available from CANEX online at Reporting; Roles and Steps to Follow. Through the certification, authorized agents can solicit cash and www.canadiannavalcentennial.ca prizes for: sports programs, gold tournaments, fam- and at selected CANEX stores across the country: ily fun days and events, youth program, recreation Halifax, Valcartier, St. Jean, Ottawa, Kingston, programs and CF messes to name a few. Contact the Sponsorship Office to register for these Borden and Esquimalt. workshops: 250-363-5648. Graduation and Post-Secondary Pre-requisites Days or Evenings Your opportunity to Take the courses you need graduate starts in 2009! Online or in class Day and Evening classes Complete grad requirements start September Fulfill college pre-requisites Grades 10 to 12 Online courses start each month Math, English, Sciences Tuition free! Talk to our academic advisor today. www.westshorecentre.com www.jdfdl.sd62.bc.ca 250-391-9002 Westshore Centre & JDFDL are schools of School District #62 (Sooke) 54 • CFB Esquimalt / MARPAC Activity Guide

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