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Canada 150 Photo Contest

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday and our amazing community! Upload a photo taken by you that represents the beauty and wonder of the community and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win a monthly Township of Brock gift package or one of six grand prizes.

This contest is open to any resident of Brock Township. Entrants are divided into two age groups: 13 years of age & under and over the age of 13. A monthly gift packages will be awarded to one contestant for each age group on the 27th of each month. Six grand prizes will be awarded at the end of the contest for the top three photos from each age group. Monthly prize winners will be featured on the Township of Brock’s website and the Brock Citizen. Contest runs from February 27, 2017 to June 27, 2017. The six grand prize winners will be announced on July 1, 2017 during the local Canada Day Celebrations.

Be sure to carefully read the full contest rules before submitting an application form.

Submit your photograph online today!

Congrats to our April Photo of the Month Winners:

  • 13 years of age and over: Beaverton Town Hall submitted by Lidka Schuch
  • Under 13 years of age: Na Na I Live in Brock submitted by Vitalia Torres (featured above)

Upcoming Events

  • May 1 Online Brock Youth Design Challenge

    What's this all about?

    ReWild of the Ontario Water Centre, in partnership with the Brock Youth
    Centre, will be leading an Online Design Challenge that is aimed at inspiring
    youth to question, explore and express their voice and ideas on the future of
    your lives and your community. We are calling all youth aged 13 to 19 to
    submit a design of an object or product that represents your feelings about the
    future, their uniqueness in this changing world, and that also has some kind of
    function for water.

    These designs will be carefully evaluated by a range of local people, and the 5
    designs rated the highest will be announced at an event in June showcasing
    initial phase of the Harbour of the Future, an initiative being led by ReWild
    in partnership with Brock Township. At this event, the community will vote
    on their favourite design, of which will be prototyped for testing at the
    Harbour space.

    You don’t need any special skills or experience, just an imagination and the
    drive to make an impact on your community. The time you spend on this
    Challenge can be counted toward community service hours.

    Who can participate?

    Youth living in Brock Township ages 13 to 19.

    You can submit a design on your own, or with friends, but we’d like to limit
    groups to 3 people or less. Also, it’s great thing to ask for inspiration and
    support, but make sure your design is original as it can be!

    Criteria for your Design Submission

    Online Brock Youth Design Challenge Package.

    We want to see and read about your amazing creation. To give us a clear idea
    about what it is you’re imagining, please provide:

    • 200-word description
      Describe what or who inspired your idea, how it represents your feelings
      about the future and who you are, challenges you faced in your design
      process, its function for people, it’s function for water and/or nature, and
      why you think it deserves to be the winning design to showcase at the
      Beaverton Harbour.
    • Self-created image
      This image can be created in the way that works best for you–painted,
      sketched, drawn, created with computer software, or if you’re really
      ambitious, a photo of a 3D-model you made! We want to see how you
      envision this design, including: materials it might require, colours, size,
      shape, and function. We also encourage you to utilize your High School
      art-room resources!
      Included in the package is a template you can use to submit your design.
      Feel free use the idea generation worksheets included in the package
      for inspiration.

    How Do I Submit a Design?

    You can submit a design online or in hard copy the following ways:

    • Email anna.currier2@gmail.com.
    • Submit a hard copy to your teachers or to Travis Dukelow on Thursday afternoons at
      Brock High.

    For more information, please contact: anna.currier2@gmail.com, visit the Brock Youth
    Centre at Brock High or visit the BYC website to access the package.

  • May 26 Preschool Story Time

    Beaverton Library

    Preschool Story Time shares stories, songs, crafts and fun!

  • May 26 Roller Disco

    Looking for something fun to do with your family or friends? Grab your Roller Blades or Roler Skates and come out for an evening of Funky Lights and Groovy Music!

    Sunderland Arena - May 5, June 16, July 14, August 11

    Cannington Arena - May 12, June 2, July 7, July 28

    Beaverton Arena - May 26, June 23, July 21, August 18

    We do not rent Roller Skates (Quads). We only have a small selection of Roller Blades that will be rented on a first come first served basis.

    For more information contact Recreation and Leisure Coordinator, Alicia Bagshaw, abagshaw@townshipofbrock.ca / 705-432-2355 ext 243

  • May 26 Youth Dance

    Sunderland Legion

    Hosted by the Sunderland Skating Club. "Country Western" theme. Admission $5.00, and snack will be available to purchase.

  • May 27 Beaver River Trail Run & Ride

    Cannington Arena

    The Beaver River Trail Run & Ride is a brand new event for Brock Township and will be held on May 27 & 28, 2017. The Saturday will feature the run with categories for every level and ability, and the Sunday will feature the ride offering something for every level and ability. The Beaver River Trail Run and Ride will begin at the Cannington Community Centre and travel south towards Sunderland.

    Proceeds from this event will support local sports organizations.Participants registering in both the Run and the Ride will receive a FREE Beaver River Trail Run T-Shirt! All participants will receive a participant medal at the finish line.

    Early Bird Registration Deadline is May 5th, 2017. Submit the completed registration form to Alicia Bagshaw.

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