We were so uncertain this Spring on whether we would take the campground contract this year. At the time it did not appear there would be any use of the campground other than a small number of essential workers and the global pandemic was spreading quickly. Currently, the pandemic is still spreading although some areas … Read more Were so glad we came despite Covid
We have to take the pandemic seriously, so we were concerned about leaving to start our contract. Both Provinces have a lot of people ill so that wasn’t part of our considerations. Being close to family and being involved in the Stampede always draws us to the Williams Lake Stampede. But, the pandemic is growing … Read more Summer, postponed not cancelled
This is our 3rd summer as Hosts at Williams Lake Campground. We’re starting to develop friendships with our returning guests and we saw more of the Chilcotin country this year. Often just getting to Williams Lake is an adventure. We sure get to see some beautiful country on the drive out and when we take … Read more It really is an adventure – Part 2
This was our third summer as hosts at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. Our attitude towards it has become that it presents us with a series of adventures that help us stay active, learn new things and meet great people. The first is just getting from Cochrane to Williams Lake. It a 12 hour drive … Read more It really is an adventure!
Juice Plus is holding the first Canadian Conference right now in Calgary. With 1200 people attending it looks to be a success. Della is attending with a couple of her team, Tana and Tracie while I hold down the job at the campground. It’s their first experience at a National Conference. For now, I’ll just … Read more Calgary Juice Plus Conference October 2019
It was a great evening for a walk around the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. We shut down the office a little early and had to catch up with a few campers on our return. Della manning the front office Cabin Campground at Season opening with our first guest. After we get irrigation working it really … Read more Tonight’s walk around the Campground
We have hundreds of visitors each year of people headed to or returning from Bella Coola. Bella Coola is 450 kms west of Williams Lake on highway 20. Everybody that travels that way has a story about the famous hill just outside of town or the wildlife they saw. We met Norman and Sonja after … Read more A story of the Bella Coola highway
I was looking for something to do this Sunday, other than work. I didn’t have to go far. Just across the street from the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds, Chuck’s Automotive was sponsoring a Show & Shine. I’m generally not a car show fan but a couple of these did bring back some memories. I remember … Read more Show & Shine