Camp He Ho Ha

Legacy Listing

1960
Imperial Oil donated trailers to be used for sleeping accommodations and a dining room. Construction of a Medical Centre donated by the Muttart Foundation

1963
Construction of an outdoor swimming pool donated by the ACT (Edmonton) Club

1966
Construction of buildings (sleeping accommodations) for campers donated by the ACT (Edmonton) Club.

1968
Construction of a Recreation Hall and Dining Hall donated by the ACT (Edmonton) Club, South Edmonton Kiwanis Club and ACT (Red Deer) Club

1973
Construction of a Chapel funded by the Masonic Fraternity of Alberta, Wardens & Deacons

1980
Arts and Crafts Centre and Camp Office funded by the ACT (Edmonton) Club

1983
Camp He Ho Ha Indoor Pool Complex with donations from the South Edmonton Kiwanis Club, ACT (Edmonton) Club, Lions District 37G, Winspear Foundation, CFRN-TV, Royal Canadian Legions, McDonald’s Restaurants, Clifford E. Lee Foundation, City of Edmonton Police and public donations through the Teleramas

1985
Sunwapta Wing (includes hostels, hotel rooms and meeting rooms): Donations from CFRN-TV, Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton, Lions District 37B Clubs, Edmonton

Police Association, Royal Canadian Legions, Edmonettes, Royal Canadian Mounted Police “K” Division, Gray Beverages, Mayfield Inn and public donations through Teleramas.

1987
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CT (Edmonton) Club Wing (includes hostels, hotel rooms and meeting room) with donations from the NACCF, ACT (Edmonton) Club, South Edmonton Kiwanis Club,

Molson’s, Eco Medical, Esso Petroleum of Canada, The Brick, Edmonton Police Association, Army, Navy & Air Force Veteran’s Branch #3, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Edmonton Ford and Mercury Dealers Association and numerous donations through Teleramas

1987
South Edmonton Kiwanis Wing (includes hostels, hotel Rooms and meeting room) with donations from the ACT (Edmonton) Club, Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton, CFRN-TV, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, Canada Safeway, Royal Canadian legion – Kingsway Branch, Edmonton Police Association, Edmonton Northlands and numerous donations through Telerama

1987
B
eckett Out-tripping Site and Trail with a donation from The Clifford and Mabel Beckett Foundation

1988
Living Unit Wing (includes hostels and meeting room) with donations from NACCF, ACT (Edmonton) Club, Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton, Royal Alexandra Hospital Employees, Sunwapta Broadcasting, Eco Medical, Edmonton Police Association, Aldritt Development Ltd., Mayfield Inn, Army Navy and Air Force Veterans #3, Edmonton Northlands and numerous donations through Telerama.

 1991
Friendship II Wheelchair Accessible Observation and Play Structure built with donations from the Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities of Canada

1991
Purchase of Cube Van with a donation from the Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton

1992
Purchase of a Van c/w Wheelchair Lift & Dump Truck with a donation from the Edmonton Eskimos and Edmonton Oilers “Carnival of Champions”

1995
Gazebo built with funds provided by the Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton

1996
18-Hole Mini-Golf Course funded by the Westmount Lions Club

1996
The Summit – a three-sided 40’ climbing wall, high ropes course and wheelchair accessible low ropes course funded with donations from the Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities of Canada, TransAlta Utilities, the NACCF and the Alberta Sports, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation

2000
Wheelchair Accessible Bus funded by the Wild Rose Foundation and the ACT (Edmonton) Club

2001
Bates Point Building: a wheelchair accessible washroom facility located adjacent to our climbing wall and ropes course. Community Facility Enhancement Program, ACT Edmonton Club, Westmount Lions Club. Project order of magnitude: $85,000

 2001
Royal Purple Lodge No. 22 and BPOE Elks No. 11, funding to build two wheelchair accessible tents.

2002
“Raising the Roof” Capital Re-Roofing Project with funding provided by the Community Facility Enhancement Program, Edmonton Community Foundation, Robert Tegler Trust, V & S Roofing, and the Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton Project Cost: $250,000.

 2004
Capital Residing and Playground Resurfacing Project funded by the Community Facility Enhancement Program, Tire Recycling Management Association, Edmonton Realtor’s Charitable Foundation, Playworks, ACT (Edmonton), Alberta Treasury Branch, V & S Roofing, Kiwanis Club Downtown, ACT Edmonton South. Project Cost: $260,000.

2005
Camp He Ho Ha Adapted Playground Project funded by the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4241, Tire Recycling Alberta, Community Facility Enhancement Program, Ronald McDonald

House Charities of Canada and Playworks Inc.

2006
Kitchen Flooring – Funding supplied by the Edmonton Realtors’ Charitable Foundation. Dining Room Flooring – Funding supplied by the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4241 and the

Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4241 (Ladies Auxiliary).

2007
Door Opener Project (Exterior): Funding provided by the Edmonton Realtors Charitable Foundation, Community Initiatives Program, Westmount Lions and Lions Zone B.

2008
New Maintenance Shop constructed at a cost of $584,000. Funding was provided by CFEP in the amount of $257,000 and the Nickle Family Foundation (Calgary) in the amount

$10,000 received from the Nickle Family Foundation (Calgary). The remainder of the funds came from Camp’s Reserve Fund. Dedication: August 10, 2008.

2009
Security Project completed at a cost of $24,000. Funders include the Thrift Shop (Spruce Grove) and the Tegler Trust.

2011
Construction of a new adapted Friendship II play structure. Funders included: Community Facility Enhancement Program and the Grandview Community League. Cost: $45,000

2012
Construction of a new Camp Sewage Treatment Plant. Funders included the Community Facility Enhancement Program, Recreational Infrastructure Canada, REALTORS® Community

Foundation, Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation and St. Andrew’s Thrift Shop (Spruce Grove). Cost: $700,000

2012
Purchase new passenger van with funding assistance from the Robert Tegler Trust ($10,000).

2013
Infrastructure Project including: Re-flooring of all cabins, install new water filtration system to keep to code, replace concrete sidewalks, replace asphalt sidewalks, replace black dirt pad, demolish old garage and build new garage, replace existing Archery shed, new side door with door opener at Recreation Hall, electronic signage and funder signage. Estimated cost: $420,000. Funders: Community Infrastructure Investment Fund ($176,000), Fraternal Order of Eagles ($8,000), Realtors Charitable Foundation ($10,000), Community Facility Enhancement Program ($180,000) and President’s Choice Children’s Charity ($40,000). Anticipated completion date: March 31, 2014

2013
Purchase new Honda 8-passenger van. Funding provided by Alliance Pipeline.

2013
Purchase new Cube Van

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Greg Nielsen
Executive Director
Phone: (780) 429-3277, Ext. 223
Email: greg@camphehoha.com