Our Western Sunsetter Saskatchewan Rally is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 to Friday, June 22 at Manitou & District Regional Park, 6 km north of Watrous SK on Hwy 365.
Fifteen sites with full hookups close to the washrooms, showers and camp kitchen have been reserved until June 1, more can be made available if needed. To obtain one of the reserved sites you must contact the campground at 306-946-2588. Tell them you are with the Leisure Travel Van group to ensure that you are put into the area of the campground we have set aside. (If no one answers leave a message and they will get back to you.) The campground will require you to pay one night’s camping to hold your site. You can use a credit card to pay.
Things to do in the area include golf, geocaching, walking trails, Danceland, Camp Easter Seal, Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary, antique shops, historic All Saints Anglican Church, shopping in Manitou Beach and/or Watrous, and bingo. You can learn a lot about the park by going to their website at www.watrousmanitou.com
Organized meals for the rally:
Tuesday: Pot Luck Supper at 6:30 pm in Camp Kitchen. Bring a food item to contribute to potluck and your own tableware.
Wednesday: Weiner Roast with famous wieners from Winkler Meats supplied by Travel Club
Thursday: Pancake and sausage breakfast supplied by Travel Club
The camp kitchen has electrical plugs for warming pots and a fridge for our use.
The days will be free to visit, relax and explore the area. Games and bonfires are planned for evenings
To help us in planning for supplies and food required it would help if you would e-mail me to let me know you are coming from. If you have any questions contact me.
E-Mail: [email protected]
Cell: (306) 297-7921.
– Norm Lavoy
LTV 2017 Western Sunsetters Saskatchewan Rally
Our Western Sunsetter Saskatchewan Rally will be held Tuesday June 20 to Friday June 23 at Manitou & District Regional Park, 6 km north of Watrous SK on Hwy 365. The park has a lot to offer: the world famous Manitou Mineral Spa (don’t forget your swimsuit); Danceland for those who like to go dancing; the Manitou Beach Golf Club which is just across the highway from the campground, plus much more. You can learn a lot about the park by going to their website at www.watrousmanitou.com
14 sites with full hookups close to the washrooms, showers and camp kitchen have been reserved; more can be made available if needed. To obtain one of the reserved sites you must wait until after May 1 and then contact the campground at 306-946-2588. Tell them you are with the Leisure Travel Van group so that they put you into our reserved area. The campground will require you to pay one nights camping to hold your site. You can use a credit card to pay.
All meals will be communally held at the large camp kitchen located in our reserved area; no need to worry about inclement weather. For those arriving Tuesday we will be having a pot luck supper. Power is available for plugging in warming pots, a fridge is also available. You can probably count on the Chapter supplying a BBQ one evening and a pancake breakfast one morning. There will be plenty of time during the days to enjoy the park’s amenities and the company of other LTVrs, and play some games. Evenings will end with our traditional bon-fire.
It would help immensely if you would e-mail me to let me know you are coming so that I can plan supplies as well as the food for the meals we will be providing.
If you have any questions please contact me at [email protected] or telephone (306)297-7921.
Western Sunsetter Saskatchewan Chapter Co-ordinator
A rally for LTV owners is being held June 15 to 17 at Writing on Stone Provincial Park which is about 43 km south east of Milk River AB
REGISTRATION: Contact Bruce Shippelt at [email protected] or 403 343 0333. Bruce has booked and paid for a private camping area at the park which includes a camp kitchen. He will assign the camp sites on first come first serve basis and each van will be responsible for paying Bruce for their campsite. Rates are reasonable but depend on the number of campers in attendance.
AMENTIES IN THE AREA: The park is noted for the largest collection of native pictographs in North America. It also has a beach for swimming, a river for canoeing, birding is available, and the park has hiking trails. A 9 hole golf course is located in Milk River which is about 30 min away from the park.
Wednesday evening we will be having a pot luck supper at the camp kitchen at around 6:00pm. Bring a food item or dish to contribute to the potluck.
Thursday evening we will be having a communal barbeque. A large grill will be available and everyone should bring something to prepare on the grill as well as whatever sides they want with their meal.
Thursday during the day participants will spend their day as they see fit. Either taking in some of the sights and amenities of the park or relaxing at the campsite
Friday will be check out day. Anyone who wants to stay longer will have to make their own arrangements with the park