Family Weekend 2017
Friday, Nov. 3rd to Sunday, Nov. 5th
- Registration starts at 4:30pm on Friday and at 8:00am on Saturday
- Welcome Reception from 5:00pm to 6:30pm on Friday
- Saturday and Sunday will include: classes, student & faculty presentations, and activities
- Saturday and Sunday activities will be available for sign-up at registration on Friday and Saturday
- All meals are available to purchase from the cafeteria or local restaurant options can be found here www.exploresquamish.com/dining
- Family Weekend typically wraps up around 1:30pm on Sunday afternoon
Please note: RSVP is required
SPACE IS LIMITED AT THIS SPECIAL WEEKEND EVENT
If you have more than 3 family members wishing to attend, please make a request directly to email@example.com. We will do our best to accommodate requests subject to availability.
All family members are welcome, but be aware that there are no activities planned specifically for children. If you have children attending with you (under the age of 12), please specify in your RSVP, as we may set up activities for younger family members depending on attendance.
Please park in the Special Events Parking Lot opposite the recreation complex (RecPlex Building). The lot will be signed and is just to the right of the main roundabout before coming up the driveway to upper campus.
For limited Accessible parking, please come up to main reception to be directed to available Accessible parking stalls.
Drop off can be made at the top roundabout outside main reception throughout the weekend, but regular parking is not available in the roundabout.
Quest Bookstore (tbd)
The Quest Bookstore will be open Friday 10am until 8pm, and again Saturday 10am to 2pm. A Family Weekend special of 10% discount will be offered on all regular priced logo wear throughout the store.
Tours are offered rain or shine. Sign up is required at check-in; space is limited and offered first-come, first-served.
Sea to Sky Gondola (tbd)
Each visit is offered for a maximum of 24 participants and includes one free ticket per participant and transportation to and from the Gondola and campus. The Gondola location offers self-guided walks, a restaurant, café, and bar and gift shop as well as stunning views of the surrounding mountains, ocean, and Squamish community. Its cooler at the Summit, so dress appropriately with a warm rain jacket and sensible footwear highly recommended.
Talking Trees (tbd)
Talking Trees, Skwxu7mesh Uxwumixw (Squamish) First Nation cultural walking tour around our surrounding campus forest. Each tour is offered to a maximum of 25 participants. Squamish Nation educators, guides, and ambassadors, Deanna Lewis and Charlene Joseph, lead this interpretive walk to learn about the rich cultural perspective and First Nations uses of this forest for food, technology, and medicine. Each plant and each tree has its own special story. Tours leave from the RecPlex street-side entrance.
Students of visiting families are welcome to accompany their family members on the tours. If space is available, the tours will be opened up to all students, FCFS.