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Junior Secondary school students receive mining presentation

Last week, the Grade 8 students of 100 Mile House Junior Secondary assembled in the school’s gymnasium to view a short presentation from the BC HR Task Force, which introduce students to the mining trade.

After the presentation concluded, Corry Williams handed out a large number of application forms, which are a prerequisite to attending a newly formed camp at Gavin Lake. The camp experience, which is exclusive to Grade 8 students from School District #27, is four days long, and is intended to introduce students to the world of mining and all the excitement and experience it offers. Unfortunately, there are only 40 spots available for those who qualify.

Those who are selected will experience an entertaining and fun introduction to the mining trade with activities that include: GPS treasure hunting, heavy equipment demos, panning for gold, and a mine tour. The camp will also offer swimming, archery, and other experiences.

In order to qualify for the camp, students are required to fill out the registration forms, which must be submitted no later than May 31, to your school’s office.

The registration form will ask general information regarding the student and applicants will be required to answer a few questions relating to their interest in the trade.

For more information, contact Williams at 250-392-8101 or cowilliams@tru.ca.