50th Anniversary Events
YCS turns 50 in 2018. Here's our list of upcoming Anniversary events, and a full printable calendar to download! Updates will be posted regularly.
Yukon Bird Club Birdathon: Fri. May 25 – Sat. May 26, 5pm – 5pm (24 hours), meet at YCS
This year YCS will be birding without vehicles. See the Yukon Bird Club website for information and a downloadable pledge sheet, or stop by the office at 302 Hawkins St. Please email Julia to let us know you'll be coming.
Friday May 25 - 6-8:30pm - Bike and Bird (meet at gazebo, km 4 Fish Lake Rd.) We'll be biking around McIntyre Creek and downtown finding birds.
Saturday May 26 - 8am-11am - Downtown/Airport/Hillcrest Bird Walk (meet at YCS office) We'll be meeting at YCS, biking to the Black St. stairs, then beginning a walk up to Hillcrest from downtown, finding birds. Meet at 8:30am at the bottom of the Black St. stairs if you don't want to bike there from YCS.
Saturday May 26 - 1pm-4pm - Hidden Lakes Bird Walk (meet at YCS office) We'll be biking to Riverdale and then beginning a walk up to the Hidden Lakes trails. Meet at 1:30pm at Grey Mountain Primary School (end of Lewes Blvd) if you don't want to bike there from YCS. This will finish our 24-hour birding session before the BBQ at Robert Service Campground (6pm).
Garden Box Project: Soil Filling, Gardening 101 + Planting: June 1, 3-6pm.
Help fill boxes with soil, plant seeds and learn about gardening in the Yukon.
BBQ and Storytelling: Fri. Sept. 7, 5-7pm, YCS
Gather in the YCS yard to share stories from our 50-year history.
50th Anniversary Celebration: Sat. Nov. 17, evening, Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse
Join us to celebrate 50 years of YCS history and look ahead to 2068! There’ll be food, music, dancing, and friends new and old.
Click here to download a printable PDF - updated May 18, 2018.
Related News & Events
March 26, 2018
Saturday March 31, 10am-12pm, XC ski to Canyon City and back. Meet at Chadburn Lake Rd. km 4 (ski trails parking lot).
April 11, 2018
Yukon Bird Club Birdathon: Friday May 25-Saturday May 26 (join us to hike and bike!)