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Banff Into the WILderness

A day of networking with WIL practitioners from across Canada:

  • A great way to prepare your mind, body, and soul for the conference, and make new connections with other WIL practitioners before the official conference program begins.

  • 4 CEWIL volunteers will be in attendance to answer questions about the day, Calgary, Alberta, and the conference.

  • Participants are encouraged to make connections with other WIL practitioners from across the country, discuss their involvement in WIL at their institutions, and what they hope to get out of the conference.

  • Be inspired by the beautiful WILderness and continue your conversations as you take in the sites in Banff.

Itinerary

9:00 am – pickup from the hotel in Calgary

10:30 am – Drop off at Banff townsite

  • Activity options include shopping, museums, river walks

  • Find your own lunch

12:30 pm – Drive to Gondola base station

1:00 pm – Take in the views and the information at the gondola base station, enjoy the walk/hike at the top of Sulpher mountain

3:00 pm – Depart for Calgary

4:30 pm – Arrive back at hotel in Calgary

Price:  $ 125 per person

* Limited places available. First come, first serve.

** Spouse, partner or family member are welcome to join.

Calgary Walking Tour

Take a relaxing walking tour of downtown Calgary with an experienced guide (who is also a member of the TalentED YYC WIL team!). Take in the sites and hear engaging stories about the history of the city. This 2 hour tour will showcase downtown attractions and finish with a visit to the top of the Calgary Tower to get stunning views of the city and landscapes outside the city. Highlights will include

  • Calgary’s Origin Story

  • City Hall

  • East Village

  • New Central Library

  • Studio Bell

  • Olympic Plaza

  • Bow River

  • River Walk Pathway System

  • Chinatown

  • Public Art

  • +15 system

  • Calgary Tower

 

Price $52 + GST (includes Calgary Tower admission)

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