The African Canadian Heritage Association (ACHA) has been providing African Caribbean heritage programming since 1969. The program features African history lessons, arts and crafts, special events for students who range in age from 5-18 years of age.
UMOJA HIKEATHON FOR YOUTH
Saturday October 8th 2016
Purpose of the Hikeathon
THE HIKEATHON FOR YOUTH IS ACHA'S MAIN FUNDRAISING EVENT. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS 5 KM WALK WILL BE USED TO FINANCE ACHA PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES.
How to Participate:
Step 1. Obtain Pledge forms from ACHA: Raise pledges from family members, friends, co-workers and neighbours. Challenge them to join you for the 5 km walk on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Collect pledge money in advance and bring it with you to the walk.
Step 2. Sign the release at the bottom of your pledge form and register at the walkathon sign-in desk at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area on Saturday, October 8th from 10.00-11.00 am.Submit your pledge form and collected pledge money.
Step 3. Walk: Start time is 11:00 am. Hike with us for the 5 km route along the scenic Niagara Escarpment stopping along the way for a rest,snacks and photos. We recommend you pack a light snack including water and wear comfortable shoes for hiking, also dress appropriately for the weather. The walk will be preceded by a group warm-up.
Step 4. Warm down exercise. Join us for a visit to Andrews Scenic Acres, where there are lot of fun activities for adults and children. Visit them @ http://www.andrewsscenicacres.com/
Directions to Rattlesnake Point: From Hwy 401, take Hwy 25 south to Steeles Ave, west on Steeles Ave to Appleby Line, south on Appleby line for 3 km. to 7200 Appleby line..
Directions to Andrews Scenic Acres: North on Appleby line to Steeles Ave,west on Steeles to Hwy 25, north on Hwy25 to 10 sideroad, east on 10 sideroad to address 9365
Please try your best to arrive early, as the success of the day’s activity depend on a timely schedule.