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24/09/2014

posted 15 Jan 2015, 06:07 by Canoe St Andrews
Hello Everyone!
Welcome to week 2, lots of exciting opportunities for you this week for the rest of the semester. We're gearing up for the freshers trip this weekend

Dates: Upcoming Fun 
Sea Session (Give-it-a-Go): Today 2pm
This week we'll be going through lots of strokes and skills ready for the weekend. At the boatshed (East Sands) as usual. Everyone welcome. Need directions? It should be calmer than last week and the tide will be in. 
 Kayaker of the Week: Patrick Styles, for taking the G-force down an empty Meig

3 Legged Pub Crawl: This Evening, 7pm
Meet at 7 pm in rascals for whistle-stop tour of St Andrews' best pubs, drinks and banter. Tied to a partner a series of challenges will be set throughout the night to be completed by the end. More information can be found on Facebook.

Sinners Sport: Wednesday, 1st October
Prepare for the first sinners ( A night out at the union)of the year. More details to follow. Check out the Facebook event

Beginners Trip: 4th October
A beginners trip for those who couldn't come along on the Freshers trip. No experience necessary. For more information emailgkw2 andleaders let Gina know if you can come. 

Intermediate Trip: 5th OctoberOnce upon a time Jons didn't like kayaking
A trip for those with some experienceEmail jw200 for more information. 

White Water Safety and Rescue Course: 1/2 November 
One of the most useful courses you'll do. It's about rescues not getting down a river so you need some experience (e.g the freshers trip). Email jasmine at jh239 for more information.

Pudding Party and EGM: 6th October
Put the date in your diary. We'll be electing a sub-honours rep and eating puddings, yummy!


In other news... In Australia, oxbow lakes are known as BillabongJ
Buy your Membership NOW!after some discussion with the river godsO
If you haven't already here are the links. 
Need to pay AU membership and £25 for canoe club
Any Questions to gkw2. 


Naked News
(I should just get a whole section of the weekly email for nakedness…just saying)
 Get keen for the first naked photo of the year and come to the boat shed at 6pm on Friday 26th! Everyone is welcome!!
Naked Selfies: Please take some naked selfies and email them to Kathryn (kerh), I’m not sure how I will use them in the calendar, but who doesn’t love a naked selfie…
For those of you who don’t know, Canoe Club makes as naked calendar each year and this year all the money we raise will go to Nepal School Trust.

BASE The river levels rose, the sun came out and the Jon''s again loved the water
Want to keep fit and help others at the same time? Fancy going for a swim or to the gym with a group of blind and visually impaired peoplefrom around Fife? To join with canoe club for an hour a week to help out with BASE, please contact Kathryn (kerh) or Gina (gkw2) or just drop either of us an email for more information! It is guaranteed to be THE BEST hour of your week!
Claire got healed last year...
Want to learn more about the Jons, come along to the pub on Thursday. 
Sea Kayaking Opportunity 
The club is looking into running some sea kayaking sessions with a local coach later this semester if there is enough interest from members! If you think you'd be interested in this opportunity then please let Jasmine know on jh239 

Canoe Club Beanies
Looking to get your first piece of club kit? Get yourself your own StAUCC hand knitted beanie in time for those cold winter paddling sessions!

Keep up to date with us by friending us on Facebook (please make us a close friend so you get updates), following us on Twitter, and subscribing to us on YouTube. Our blog has a new updates from preseason. 

Now for some mild entertainment to keep you going on a boring Wednesday. This goat is bored too and here's a few guys running big stuff in Norway

Finally if you have any ideas for the club, want to change the weekly email or have goat to show me, please get in touch. This weeks committee meeting minutes are also attached. I accept all forms of goat media.

Lots of Canoe Love
Gina 
xxx
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