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Help Save ReCharge from Cancellation!

⚠️URGENT: ReCharge on the verge of CANCELLATION⚠️ ReCharge needs a producer ASAP, or unfortunately GVIAS will be forced to cancel the event. ReCharge, typically in February or March, is an important fundraiser for our local artists and theme camps. Volunteering as a producer is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in event production – and mentoring is available if needed! The Pro... »

ReCharge Needs You

❄️Urgently in Need of ReCharge Producers!❄️ Dear Community, We need your help to put on ReCharge, our annual late-winter fundraising event. Are you looking to share or upgrade your skills, and to take your radical participation to a whole new level? ReCharge is a great opportunity to gain experience in event production – and mentoring is available! A producer needs to be identified no later ... »

Winter News

Dustcovery Volunteers Still Needed!Follow this link to access details and sign up Teardown/LNT: Sunday noon-4pm (Bar, sound and general tear down, plus LNT) Not too early, not too long. Snacks and coffee provided. Door: 9-11 pm and 10pm-midnight shifts still open Bar: 1-2:30am; need 3 volunteers who have Serving It Right Rangers: 9:30-11:30pm, 11:30pm-1:30am, 1:30-3:30am Khaki (requires past ... »

A Busy Month Ahead!

Reminder – Town Hall on Monday, October 21st at 7 pm!   Join us at Trout Lake Community Centre for the Community Visioning Town Hall – and visit the Facebook event in advance to let us know what topics are most important to you. The town hall is an opportunity to discuss your feedback and vision for BitF – members of the GVIAS Board, Production Team and Grants Committee will... »

Dustcovery Needs Your Help!

Dustcovery 2019 is happening! Exciting changes afoot; announcements coming soon! What better way to stave off ‘Winter is Coming’ blues than by volunteering? Dustcovery is a great opportunity to put in some volunteer hours to qualify for the volunteer sale (4-19 hours) or a directed ticket (20+ hours) for Burn in the Forest 2020! Dustcovery takes a great group of Team Leads and their volunteers to ... »

Early Fall News Flash

Looking for Production Team Chair The BitF Production Team is in need of a Chair! Are you an experienced facilitator? Are you a self-motivated, talented organizer? Do you have awesome interpersonal skills? Please have a look at the attached role posting! Previous BitF Production experience is not required. The chair will need to be available as soon as early November to start planning and to parti... »

Dustcovery Needs Your Help!

DUSTCOVERY NEEDS YOUR HELP! Do you know of an awesome venue? Please let us know! Dustcovery’s producers have investigated a number of venues but have not yet found a home for Dustcovery 2019. Basic Requirements: Minimum capacity: 1200 1000 inside with the option for outdoor space to add at least 200 more people Outdoor space:  Based on the GVIAS tents, sound stage if possible with permitting... »

The most wonderful time of the year!

Thank You, Production Team Burn in the Forest’s first year at Snug Lake Amphitheatre was a huge success! 1600 attendees braved the wind and unseasonably cold temperatures to explore new (sometimes challenging) terrain, share experiences, enjoy amazing interactive art, and dance at nine sound stages! An extra special thank you to all the volunteers who made this year’s event possible. B... »

Ten Days Until Burn in the Forest!

Happy Burn in the Forest! Our community has been hard at work for months, planning, building and bringing amazing art and ideas to fruition, for the biggest celebration of the year. We’re so excited to see how it all works out at the new site! GVIAS congratulates all of our fantastic volunteers for their dedication and vision; we are so thankful to have such a vibrant, engaged community. Let... »

Conduct Committee Vetting Process

  Dear GVIAS members, In response to our recent call for additional Conduct Committee Applicants, the following candidates have applied: Wendy Niessen (wendybunny) Genevieve Jessie Blair (Astrodite) Katherine (Katie) Hyslop Siobhan O’Meara (Fox in a Box) As part of our selection process, we are asking you, as GVIAS members, for feedback as to whether you consider each volunteer to be a ... »

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