85th Annual Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Assembly

SEPTEMBER 22 TO 24, 2017

IN WATERTON

 
The event kicks off Friday evening with a Pig roast followed by entertainment by the “Wardens”.
                                                          
 “Superb musicianship, haunting harmonies and chilling tales from three men who spent their lives in the most rugged of all places - the wilderness of Canada's mountain national parks.”  http://www.banffwardens.com/
 
 
On Saturday,   informative speakers bring information about the two National Parks, the native peoples and their culture, the history of Waterton and its future and a look at the Crown of the Continent and the transboundary collaboration that occurs.  We will top the day off with a dinner and keynote speaker and fellowship.
 
On Sunday, we will celebrate the relationships we have formed during the weekend and over the years
culminating with the “Hands Across the Border” pledge of Peace with our neighbours to the south.
The program can be viewed in more detail at the WGIPPA website.  
 
 
The Canadian National Parks are free this year in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Canada. 
Accommodations are still available at the Aspen Village Inn and Bear Mountain Motel.  Check the WGIPPA website for a complete list of accommodations then call as opposed to registering online.  Aspen Village Inn gives a discount (CODE is PEACE). 
 
Campground registration closes on September 10 and camping in the townsite
for the Assembly weekend is on a  first come, first-served basis. 
 
Dress code for the weekend is casual/semi casual.