Bugaboos Teens Mountaineering Camp 2012

Following on the heels of last year's successful Bugaboos Teens Mountaineering Program hosted by The Conrad Kain Centennial Society & Canadian Mountain Holidays, with support from BC Parks (in conjunction with their 100th anniversary celebration), the CKCS has announced that we will partner with some of last year's co-sponsors to make this an annual event.

Mt Ethelbert Interpretive Sign

The Conrad Kain Centennial Society has planted another interpretive sign in the valley celebrating Canada's premiere historic mountain guide. This time, Conrad shares the stage with a Catholic nun.

Bugaboos Teens Video 2011

During the Bugaboos Teens Youth Camp in summer 2011 (see earlier news item for details), CKCS chairman Pat Morrow and Revelstoke-based film maker Alex Lavigne ( shot footage of the teens' outing.

Alex has recently completed the edit and posted the 8 minute video to


BC Hydro Sponsors Bugaboos Teens Program 2012

We are really pleased to announce that BC Hydro's East Kootenay Donations & Sponsorship Committee has approved our application and awarded the Conrad Kain Centennial Society $1,500 to allow three youth to attend the mountaineering program in summer 2012.

This program will be based on the highly successful Bugaboos Teens Program hosted in 2011 by BC Parks (in conjunction with their 100th anniversary celebration), Canadian Mountain Holidays, and members of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides, with support from the Conrad Kain Centennial Society.