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Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bushcraft

The Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bushcraft is focused on Professional Development and Education


We offer several Professional Development Courses & Programs including the Standard Trapping Course, Trapping Workshops, Survival Training, Remote Wilderness 1st Aid, Bushcraft & Youth Programs. 


VISIT our Education Page for a full listing to learn more
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Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Trappers Camp Booth at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

In the Kids events we were happy to have Rene Schaub, president of the Alberta Target Archers Association, recipient of several awards over decades of experience in coaching and long term contribution to the sport of Archery in Canada.

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Travis Ripley, Executive Director, Fish and Wildlife Stewardship, Environment and Parks was present and spoke his affirmation of the vision for the Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bushcraft.

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Program Booth at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Trappers Camp Booth at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

The Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bush Craft was hosted out at Teen Time Ranch,
on the RFMA on the weekend of September 10th - 12th

 

 

  • Travis Ripley, Executive Director, Fish and Wildlife Stewardship, Environment and Parks was present and spoke his affirmation of the vision for the Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bushcraft.

 

  • Assistant Deputy Minister of Resource Stewardship Division, Environment and Parks, Tom Davis was also in attendance. 

 

 

  • Les Dunford, Senior Reporter of the Town and Country Today was also present and published the story in the Westlock News.

 

Donna Moore - Executive Director, Alberta Trappers Association
Tracey Fedorvich, Trapper Education Coordinator, Alberta Trappers Association
Ross Hinter - Public & Community Liaison, Alberta Trappers Association

Opening speeches at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Bill Abercrombie - President of the Alberta Trappers Association

Opening speeches at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

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Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

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Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Darnell McCurdy, Director with the Alberta Trappers Association

The Moore Girls manning the Youth Booth at the Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Archery Event

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

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Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

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Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Beautiful Cake provided by the Teen Time Ranch

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Event

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Banner for the Alberta Centre for Trapping & Bushcraft

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Event

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Event

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Ken Hildebrande & Hunter Botham, ensuring all is being handled as it should

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

Youth Event

Grand Opening of the Alberta Centre for Trapping and Bushcraft

In the Vendor Tent, we had Cory Grover from Lights Out Snaring, The Alberta Trappers Association Youth Camp Level 3’s, Reuben Wiebe with Reuben’s Fur, Wendy Poseluzny with Native Wild and Natural Canadian Fur Products, ATA Trapper & Public Education - Ross Hinter, Joanne Potter, Bruce Beiraugle with Antique Traps.

 

Presentations were given by:

Robert Anderson, Senior Biologist of the Alberta Conservation Association

Mike Haire with Forest Management Planning & Trappers.

 

We saw many members attend from the bush craft community including Kelly Harlton of Wildside Wilderness Connection, Hayley Rothenberg of Elements by Hayley and Rob Brouwer from Bearpaw Bushcraft.  Thank you to Kelly and Hayley for manning the Registration Booth on Friday.

 

In the Kids events we were happy to have Rene Schaub, president of the Alberta Target Archers Association, recipient of several awards over decades of experience in coaching and long term contribution to the sport of Archery in Canada.  Thank you to Joe & Pauline Gauthier, McMurray Coin and Norm Dube for sponsoring this event. 

 

Saturday evening was finished off with a Live Auction by Joe Gauthier, several thousand dollars was raised for Education as well as for the Fundraiser for Ken Hildebrand’s Prosthetic Leg Fund.

Other Sponsors for this weekend were:

 

Millar Western Forest Products for the Friday night supper

Lac La Biche Local #1120 for the Saturday morning Breakfast

Forsyth Lures for our BBQ Lunch on Saturday

Vanderwell Contractors Ltd. for Saturday night supper

 

The following helped sponsor meals:

 

Marty Senneker & GFW also helped sponsor the Saturday night supper

Joe & Pauline Gauthier

South Country Trappers Association

Bonnie Dickson - Water