Comox Valley Paddle Film Festival

Please join us for an evening of films and fundraising for two great causes.  100% of profits from this movie night will be split equally between the Cumberland Community Forest Society and the Project Watershed / Kus-Kus-Sum restoration.

This great night of films will take place on May 3rd at the Cumberland Cultural Centre on Dunsmuir Ave.  Tickets are only $20. There is a $3 discount for the Comox Paddle Club until April 15th. Please use code CPCFilms.

We have a small room with only 200 tickets available for purchase.
Don’t miss out!  Buy Your Tickets Now

The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is produced by Rapid Media and presented in Cumberland on May 3rd.

Doors open at 6:00 pm. Movies begin at 6:30.

Silent auction, food, drink and door prizes will happen throughout the evening.

Where?
At the Cumberland Cultural Centre at 2674 Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland.

The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year – white-water, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle – in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.

From 26 inspiring paddling films shortlisted for the World Tour, including the 10 festival category winners, local hosts will choose the best movies for their regions.  Audiences will see hairy white-water action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, northern river canoe expeditions, international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries and grueling kayak fishing battles.

Want to sponsor or need more info?

For more information or to become a sponsor to help support our awesome and important charitable organizations please contact

Your Local Host: Jay Nadler from Naviguide Insurance at (250-871-6284) or jay@naviguideins.ca
Festival Coordinator: Ray Bretzloff, (613) 706-0677 x118, coordinator@paddlingfilmfestival.com

Indigenous Youth Bath Bombs Support Kus-kus-sum

Our latest supporters are “Bomb with us.” Not only a unique name but also a unique handmade product! Check out these lovely looking bath bombs. Their cedar fragrance is reminiscent of strolling through the woods on a sunny afternoon. Sage scented bath bombs will be available soon.

Order yours now!

Five indigenous youth in the Comox Valley created “Bomb with us” as part of the BC Indigenous Youth 3C Challenge. These beautiful, fragrant Cedar & Sage Bath Bombs are for sale for only $3 a piece for heart shaped and $4 for regular! All proceeds will be donated to Project Watershed and the Kus-kus-sum project. Check out their Facebook page

“The BC 3C Challenge is an innovation in experiential learning targeted for Indigenous youth ages 15-30, that requires teams to collaborate and balance the 3C values: (1) Community, (2) Culture and (3) Cash in new business ventures. The program aims to build skills and experience through training and an entrepreneurship competition for Indigenous youth.” More details here.

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On June 29th Project Watershed sent Interfor half a million dollars as the second interim payment for the purchase of the Kus-kus-sum lands. A large portion of the $400,000 awarded by the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program in March went towards this payment, the remainder will be applied to our December payment. Our community target of $100,000 was also a component of the half a million dollar payment – a target we not only met but surpassed! Thanks to the Denton Family gift of $50,000 (read more), the Nomadic Tempest event which brought in $40,000 (read more) and all our other donors we raised $30,000 more than our target. These funds will be applied to our next payment of $100,000 due on December 20th, 2018, putting us at 30% of the way our next community goal. Read more