HOST CLUB: HORSESHOE HUNTING RETRIEVER CLUB ( www.horseshoehrc.com )
VALENS CONSERVATION AREA
R.R. 6 CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO
OPEN TO ALL RETRIEVERS, IRISH WATER SPANIELS AND STANDARD POODLES
POWELL PAVILION, VALENS CONSERVATION AREA
(NOTE: A GATE FEE IS CHARGED BY THE CONSERVATION AREA.)
TESTS MAY BE RUN IN THE PARK OR AT OTHER NEARBY LOCATIONS.
Valens Conservation Area is set in a predominantly flat terrain with the possibility of some slight rolling hills. Cover may be high this time of year but tests will be set in areas which adequately reflect each level. A gravel pit may also be used. Water may be varied, with some structure and shore cover, but will be primarily limited to small ponds.
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RETRIEVER HUNT TEST
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28/08:
MASTER HUNTER - 8:30 a.m.
SENIOR HUNTER - 9:00 a.m.
JUNIOR HUNTER - 9:30 a.m.
WORKING CERTIFICATE TEST
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29/08
WCI - 8:30 a.m.
WCX - Land test to follow completion of WC & WCI land
ENTRY CLOSING: SEPTEMBER 15/08 @ 8:00 PM
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About the grounds
Nestled within the splendid pine and spruce forest at Valens are 220 campsites -- 83 sites with hydro and water. An additional 10 sites are available for group camping. The campground is open for camping in any season. Valens has everything to make camping enjoyable: modern washrooms, shower and laundry facilities and playground equipment. The campground is open eleven months out of the year, so visitors can experience nature in all seasons. Valen's new campground store, located in the heart of the campground, offers everything you need for the perfect camping trip. Pick up the essentials, like bread, ice, milk or firewood, or a tasty treat like chips, pop or ice cream.
Valens can be reached at 905-525-2183 or 519-621-6029 to make a reservation. Serviced sites are $32.00 per night and unserviced are $28.00. For a specific campsite that is reserved, confirmed, and held in advance of arrival, reservation fee is non-refundable, per transaction. No shows also pay first night camping cost. Campsite Reservation fee is $11.00, cost to change reservation is $5.00.