1975

Educo runs its first programs featuring out-trip expeditions!  Groups head to Mount Bowman in the Marble Mountain Range near Clinton, B.C.

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1974

The Moose Valley canoe and portage route is created by Educo staff and 100 Mile community members.  Together with the government, they work to designate Moose Valley as a provincial park.  Certain lakes, such as Kirkland and Maitland, are named after passionate pioneers of the park.

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1972

The A-frame student cabins are burned in a fire at site.  Nobody is harmed and the lone surviving cabin (now called “Dragonfly”) is saved by a team of students and staff. Fire lines and a pump are installed the following year.

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1972

Next to the Main Cabin, a 45-foot well is dug and a hand pump is installed.  Stella and her “Educo Gold” quickly become an integral piece of life at Educo.

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1970

The first high ropes course is installed at the start of and during the 1970 course. Climbing ropes, harnesses and high ropes courses were all made from second hand cargo rope from Vancouver wharves or new 12 mm layered-up nylon industrial rope.

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