A Rockin' Time Up in North Battleford
The 33rd Annual New Holland Prairieland Curling Camp concluded last week up in North Battleford at the Twin Rivers Curling Club where many fine young curlers from around the prairie provinces gathered for a week of fun, laughs & many many cheers!!
We want to thank the Twin Rivers Staff Members, Camp Instructors, Parents, Curlers, our “Second to None” Caterers & especially our sponsor New Holland for their tremendous support! This long lasting camp puts its name on the map and simply cannot happen without the efforts of everyone involved! Make sure to take a peek at our full 2019 New Holland Prairieland Curling Camp Photo Album on either our Facebook Page or Website Photo Gallery!
The Blue Group showing their appreciation to our title sponsor New Holland!
Canadian Champion Pat Simmons poses with first time camper!
Junior Star Awards: The Junior Star Awards were handed out to one individual in each coloured group that demonstrated great leadership, skill & spirit to all members of their group throughout the week.
Folks Curling Corner Camp Freshman & Senior Awards: In each camp instructors/staff select one first year camper (Freshman) and one final year camper (Senior) who demonstrates leadership, sportsmanship & respect to all participants throughout the camp. Thank you to Folks Curling Corner for their donation.
New Holland Camp MVP: The instructors for each colour group gather and select one individual as the camp Most Valuable Participant for each camp.
Amber Holland Legacy Award: The Amber Holland Legacy Award required campers to submit applications based on their thoughts & beliefs towards the game of curling within teamwork, sportsmanship, community involvement and leadership skills. Amber donated $250 to two campers (one per camp) to reimburse a portion of the tuition to attend the 2019 New Holland Prairieland Curling Camp! Thank you Amber for taking over this award and donating your time towards this fantastic opportunity for our campers!
Past Presidents Awards: The Past Presidents of CURLSASK donate money to one lucky curler each camp that contribute to the tuition fee for this years camp! Thank you to all the Past Presidents!
CURLSASK Staff Award: Each year, the amazing instructors and camp staff contribute money for each camp that assist in the tuition cost for one lucky camper each camp. A big thank you to all instructors & staff.
Elite Curling Spirit Award: Last but not least, the covenent Camp Spirit Award! Our Recreation Directors gather each camp and select one coloured group to receive the Elite Curling Camp Spirit Award. The criteria is based on sportsmanship, leadership & spirit throughout the week with campers receiving customized spirit award t-shirts to show off to their peers. Thank you for your donation Elite Curling!
Purple Group enjoying the view during “Campionships”
Camp #1 Award Winners
Black Group Junior Star - Ethan Rugg
Purple Group Junior Star - Jenna Pomedli & Emma Knorr
Green Group Junior Star - Brylee Jeffries
Blue Group Junior Star - Dylan Derksen
Red Group Junior Star - Harper Doige
CURLSASK Past Presidents Award - Melissa Remeshylo
Staff Award - Ashton Rochefort
Folk's Curling Corner Freshman Award - Tyler Derksen
Folk's Curling Corner Senior Award - Nathan Tremblay
Amber Holland Legacy Award - Kathryn Bartlam
New Holland MVP Award - Dylan Field
Elite Curling Spirit Award - Red Group
Camp #2 Award Winners
Black Group Junior Star - Chisholm Petersen
Purple Group Junior Star - Naomi Schmidt
Blue Group Junior Star - Kyren Schlamp
Amber Holland Legacy Award - Gavin Fleck
CURLSASK Past Presidents Award - Allyssa Svenson
CURLSASK Staff Award - Jordyn Pederson
Folk's Curling Corner Freshman Award - Leah Beausoleil
Folk's Curling Corner Senior Award - Kelsey Acton
New Holland MVP Award - Connor Olivier
Elite Curling Spirit Award - Black Group
Billets & Volunteers
Our last thank you’s go to:
- “Second to None” Catering – thank you for the amazing meals all week long for campers, instructors & parents at the closing meal
- Billets – To all the amazing families that took some of our campers under their wings for a few days, thank you!
- Additional Helping Hands – Huge thanks to any other volunteers or helping hands in the North Battleford area! Exceptional hosts to all of our campers throughout the week.
Canadian Champion & World Silver Medalist Amber Holland sharing her expertise with the Black Group during their on-ice session!