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March 24

Living Shorelines – a 2 day hands on Workshop at White Point

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on March 24th, 2014

Interested in learning how to live with and along shorelines that are constantly shifting, evolving and receding?
Join us for a 2 day hands-on workshop.

Living Shorelines
Monday May 5 & Tuesday May 6, 2014
White Point Beach Resort

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Living Shorelines Workshop at White Point

 

February 10

White Point – March Break Fun for the Family!

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on February 10th, 2014

March Break in Atlantic Canada is so much fun at White Point. We know everyone has a different week for break in our region – for New brunswick – you’re off March 3 – 7, while Nova Scotia is off March 10 – 14…and there ar ethose weekends in between!

Here at White Point, we’ve got a schedule of events from March 3-7 for the kids which is made even more fun thanks to the indoor pool (and raining umbrella), Games Room and Kidz Zone! Tehre always movies to grab and board games to play too. Never forget about heading outside to run on the beach, trails, or feed the bunnies! There’s a nightly marshmallow roasts too – indoors by the fireplace in the Founder’s Lounge.

March 7 – 9, we are thrilled ot have CAA Winterfest back at the Beach! Take advantage of the CAA Members rate and join us for the Mussel Bake, S’mores, and Karaoke Dance Party!

March 9 – 16, Nova Scotia moves in for a full week of over-the-top fun and excitement for March Break Madness! From Magic Shows to the Maple Moon Festival, nightly live entertainment for Mom & Dad and more – finding time to hot the pool and games room could be challenging!

Check out our March Break Packages online, and remember, kids 6 yers and under eat free…and all recreation programs and facilities are complimentary with your stay!

Take a look at our pool, games room and Kids Zone now:

February 7

Guides Course Offered at White Point

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on February 7th, 2014

We were delighted when local resident, partner and certified Fishing Guide Vinal Smith approached us with the idea of hosting a Spring Guides Course where at White Point! It’s a perfect throwback and tribute to our origins when Philip Hooper Moore actually established us as the Lodge in 1928 to support his fishing and hunting retreats here in Nova Scotia, he even served a founding role with the Nova Scotia Guides Association!
All the details for this upcoming Guides Course are below – if you have an interest in fishing and guiding, this is the perfect course and weekend for you!

Nova Scotia Guides Course: March 28/29/30, 2014
Hosted by the Nova Scotia Guides Association 
at White Point Beach Resort
This 3 day course will include both the hunting and fishing guide courses. The instructors are licensed guides Bradford Crouse, Ron Seney and Vinal Smith and an expanded list with presentations by different guest speakers on many topics. Please note, you are welcome to write both certification exams or only one of your choosing, the information for both will be covered and in fact is similar in many aspects.

Course Fee:
 $200.00
Includes: 3 day course instruction and testing; coffee, lunch each day; 1 year membership to the N.S.G.A.
Please note: all participants need to have a valid Wildlife Resource Card, valid First Aid and CPR Certification, have taken a gun safety course, and a recreational  boating certificate. If you have a proper compass and handheld GPS please bring them along for use during the course.

Course Registration: 
To register for this course contact please contact Vinal Smith at 902-356-2498 or vinalsmith@yahoo.ca OR Brad at 902-354-4777.
Space is limited to 15 people
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014

Course Schedule:
Friday March 28:  9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday March 29: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday March 30: 800 am to 3:30 pm

For your convenience, stay over at White Point!
Contact White Point directly before Feb. 26 at 1.800.565.5068 for the special Guides Course Rate valid on March 28 – 30:
Based on White Point Room with 2 double beds 
Single or Double occupancy: $119.00/night plus tax
Triple (3 in room) occupancy: $139.00/night plus tax
Quad (4 in room): $159.00/night plus tax

January 23

Artists of White Point Workshops – register today!

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on January 23rd, 2014

Meet and work with one of our Artists of White Point this Spring as they introduce you to their art form by having you create something for yourself. No previous experience is necessary, just bring a sense of enthusiasm and adventure and plan to have fun!

Registration Fee:
Guests overnighting at White Point: $50 plus tax
General Public: $60 plus tax
Space is limited, to register, drop by the Front Desk or email greatday@whitepoint.com

Saturday March 22, 2014: 3-5pm
Artist: Deb Taylor, Seapeople Art
Workshop Project: Needle Felting
Needle felting a flat scene with wool on felt of things such as: flowers, bunnies, ocean scene, etc. This is a take home piece which can be put into a frame. The work is done on a sponge using a barbed needle and poking the wool onto a piece of felt. This is a beginners feel for the art of needle felting which with practice one can learn to create wool sculptures!

Saturday April 5, 2014: 3 – 5pm
Artist: Julie Nauss,  Imagination Creations
Workshop Project: Driftwood Ornament
You are invited to make a one of a kind driftwood creation with Julie Nauss, from Imagination Creations Jewelry Plus, who hand gathers the driftwood from Nova Scotia’s shores. You will be able to make your own driftwood creation, including a pendant or an ornament. The inspirations for Julie’s work comes from nature and her imagination. She welcomes you to let your imagination go wild to create a beautiful, unique creation from materials that were once washed ashore from the Atlantic Ocean. The driftwood, copper wire, beads, etc. will all be provided. Hope to see you there!

Saturday May 24, 2014: 3-5 pm.
Artist: Lisa Wickens, Simply Country
Workshop Project: Hooked work of Art
Join Lisa and learn the basics of rug hooking on a  small pattern she has designed. You’ll complete a piece and finish it off with whip stitching!
*Please bring your own hook, or hooks will be available from Lisa at a cost of $25 each

Saturday June 7, 2014: 2-5pm
Artist: Bev Crouse, Fabric Artist
Workshop Project: Maritime Mosaic 
By definition, a mosaic is “a surface decoration made by inlaying small pieces of variously colored material to form pictures or patterns”.   Fabric, mostly cotton, is the medium of choice in this project.   The subject matter, in this case, is a lighthouse, of which we have approximately 170 here in our province of Nova Scotia. Aptly named “The White Point Light” this workshop is designed to enable you to create your very own Maritime Mosaic using my techniques and with the kit provided.

October 22

Embark on an adventure – create your own Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl!

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on October 22nd, 2013

Guided by accomplished and respected Mi’Kmaq artist Todd Labrador, participants will learn about the traditional methods use to make everyday functional items from the gifts provided by Mother Earth. Crafting their own 10 inch birch bark bowl from all the supplies required, Todd will share his passion for working with wood and how the materials used in this project are collected and prepared. Try your hand at splitting spruce roots, cutting bark and more.

Todd Labrador is a resepcted member of Acadia First Nation here within our South Shore, and accomplished artist and creator of birchbark work including canoes, baskets and bowls, hand drums and always a champion for sharing the culture and heritage of teh Mi’Kmaq people – 10,000 years present here in our community. Learn more about Todd, Waterdancer Mi’Kmaq Arts.

Each person will be provided with birch bark harvested for the bowl, wood/cedar rim, 10 feet of spruce root and tools needed.
Note: if you have one, please bring along a pocket knife
Please note space is limited to 10 people.

Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl Workshop
Sat. Nov. 23, 2013
1:00-3:00pm
White Point Beach Resort
$90 per person, plus tax
Includes all instruction and materials required to make a traditional 10 inch Mi’Kmaq Birchbark bowl @ White Point.

Register by calling 1-800-565-5068 or (902) 354-2711, or email greatday@whitepoint.com .

October 15

Weekends Filled with Music at White Point

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on October 15th, 2013

Weekends at White Point include a showcase of local and regional Nova Scotia talent – all with our compliments!

Drop in to the Founder’s Lounge between 8-11(ish) Friday and Saturday nights this Fall to hear the following performers:

Oct. 18 & 19: Kevin Koloff
Oct 25 & 26: Doris Mason
Nov 1 & 2: Scott Colp
Nov. 8 – 11: TBA
Nov. 15 & 16: Kim Kinrade
Nov. 22 & 23: Shawn Hebb
Nov. 29: Marc Durkee
Nov. 30: Darren Arsenault

October 15

Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl Workshop at White Point – Nov. 23/13

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on October 15th, 2013

Learn about the 10,000 year old Mi’Kmaq culture & heritage here within the UNESCO Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve while making a traditional Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl with our friend and member of Acadia First Nation, Todd Labrador of Waterdancer Mi’Kmaq Arts.

Guided by accomplished and respected Mi’Kmaq artist Todd Labrador, participants will learn about the traditional methods use to make everyday functional items from the gifts provided by Mother Earth. Crafting their own 10 inch birch bark bowl from all the supplies required, Todd will share his passion for working with wood and how the materials used in this project are collected and prepared. Try your hand at splitting spruce roots, cutting bark and more.

Each person will be provided with birch bark harvested for the bowl, wood/cedar rim, 10 feet of spruce root and tools needed.
Note: if you have one, please bring along a pocket knife

Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl Workshop
Sat. Nov. 23, 2013
1:00-3:00pm
White Point Beach Resort

Workshop Registration: $90 per person, plus tax
Please note space is limited to 10 people.
Includes all instruction and materials required to make, and take home, a traditional 10 inch Mi’Kmaq Birchbark bowl @ White Point.
Register by calling 1-800-565-5068 or (902) 354-2711, or email greatday@whitepoint.

October 5

Giving Thanks a la Beach! Dinner Buffet, Brunch Menu and more!

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on October 5th, 2013

Thanksgiving Weekend Oct 11 – 14 is going to be such fun this year!
Enjoy your last outing on the lake from the Boathouse before we close ‘er up until next May. There’ll be strolls on the beach, washer toss on the front lawn, dips in the pool, kids crafts and story time, nightly beachside bonfires with s’mores and live entertainment in the Lounge. Check out the entire schedule now.

Join us for Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet, Sun. Oct. 13/13 4pm-8pm or come for our Thanksgiving Brunch Menu Sun & Mon!
Make reservations for the Dinner Buffet or Brunch Menu by emailing elliots@whitepoint.com  or phone 1.902.354.2711 ext 383 
Want to come for the weekend? Thanksgiving 2 nights from $330 in a White Point Room, add a 3rd night for $99!
Call us at 1.800.565-5058 to BOOK NOW!
* based on standard room accommodation with 2 double beds, plus tax

June 28

December “Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle Program” – Register today!

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on June 28th, 2012

We are excited about reopening and offering wellness programs under Karen Whynott, Chopra Centre Certified Instructor. The next Retreat will be Dec. 9 – 11, 2012.

Here’s an introduction from Karen:
If you’d like to find balance, harmony and peace in your life join us this winter for a three day/two night Perfect Health Retreat. Retreat starts on Sunday December 9 at 6:15 and runs till Tuesday, December 11 at 3:30 pm.

So what is a Perfect Health Retreat?
This is our signature wellness program which teaches the basic principles of Ayurveda which is a system of wellness based on Nature which gives you tools and techniques that will empower you to make conscious choices for your health and well-being. Come and learn how you are deeply connected to Nature.
 
Through Ayurveda you will learn how to take care of and nourish yourself, aligning with the elements and seasons to help you in every aspect of your life:
• find your perfect weight,  learn which foods are best for you and why
• set goals for your desires, needs and wants
• learn how we resonate with the cycles and rhythms in nature
• learn a meditation practice and how to lean away from what no longer serves you and lean into more nourishing choices

Many people have taken this class since we began offering it in 2009. This will be the only opportunity to take this program in 2012. We hope you can join us on this journey which has inspired the lives of many. See testimonials and more details here:  www.choprateachers.com/ayurvedafornovascotia .

Karen is passionate about teaching this course to empower and support individuals to makes conscious choices for a happy and vibrant lifestyle.

To register, call us at 1.800.565.5068 – space is limited!

March 16

White Point Golf Club 2012 Tournament Schedule Announced

Posted by White Point Beach Resort Team on March 16th, 2012

Welcome to the 80th season at White Point Golf Club!

Our oceanside CPGA Donald J Ross course is ready for another year of play and with Golf Professional Dave Kemshead in the Pro Shop and keeping an eye over the course, we’re expecting another fabulous year. Below is the Tournament Schedule for the year. For more information call 902.683.2485

OPENING: April 6, 2012 (Subject to weather)

2012 White Point Golf Club Tournament Schedule

Sun. April 29: Verge Trophy
50-60 Golf, 8:30 Shot Gun
Course Open 1pm

Sun. May 6: Ladies Opening  (Please note this is a date change) 
Starting Times
9 holes, 20 Golf

Sat. May 12: Raddall Trophy
Starting Times: 8am, Course open 11:45am
Men’s Opening, 50 Golf

Sun. May 27: Mahar Tray
1pm Shot Gun
18 holes, 40-50 Golf (mixed)

Tues. May 29: Advance Cup
9am Start
18 holes, 20 Golf

Fri. June 15-17: White Point Invitational
Practice Round, Course Closed 5pm
Sat. June 16: Invitational 1st round: Course Closed all day
Sun. June 17: Invitiational 2nd round: Course Open 6:30pm

Mon. June 18: South Shore Seniors
am/pm Shot Gun
Course open 6:30pm

Wed. June 20: Tom Tonks (Men)
All Day, Course Open

Tues. June 26: Ladies Field Day
9am Shot Gun, Course Open 2:30pm
60 Golf

Tues. July 3: Worthmore & Fairway Cup
Starting Times
18 holes, 20 Golf

Sat. July 7: Mersey Cup (Men)
7am Starting Times, Course Open 11am
18 holes, 50 Golf

Sat. July 21: Advance Cup
7am Starting Times, Course Open 11am
18 holes, 50 Golf

Tues. July 24: Willis Trophy
9am Starting Time
18 holes, 20 Golf

Mon. Aug 13: Jr. Fun Day
10:30am Start Time
30 Golf

Sun. Aug 26: Rawding Tray
1pm Shot Gun
Mixed Closing
18 holes, 50 Golf

Tues. Aug. 28 & 29: Ladies Club Championship
9am Starting Time

Wed. Aug. 29: Hemeon Bowl
20-30 golf

Sat. Sept. 8/Sun. Sept. 9: Men’s Club Championship
7am Starting Time, Course open at 12noon
60 Golf

Tues. Sept. 18: Ladies Closing Marion’s Jug
12 noon Start Times
18 holes, 20 Golf

Sat. Sept. 29: Men’s Closing
9:30am Shot Gun, Course open at 3pm
18 holes, 72 Golf