08-26-2022 Backcountry Camping Retreat


A wellness retreat for EASAV/CAVM members & volunteers!

EASAV Backcountry Camping Retreat at The Y-Knott Ranch


  • Friday night Meet & Greet around the campfire - instruments optional!

  • Saturday: equine team-building activity, hiking & trail rides plus an optional scavenger hunt

  • Horseback trail rides are available at an additional $40/person (age 13 & up). If you are interested in booking a ride, contact the venue hosts, Teri or Don Yurkewich at (780)898-7864 by Friday, Aug 19, 2022.


  • You are encouraged to bring your own camper/trailer or tent, but there are some accommodations available to those who need it!

  • All guests are responsible for their own food, water and camping supplies; sharing is encouraged!

  • There are no hookups, nor running/potable water on site

  • The site includes: stables, meeting teepees, outhouse, washing sink, cowboy shower, bbq & grill (propane provided), firewood,  horse shoes, axe throwing, catch and release fishing, cook shack, outdoor arena, hiking and more!

Camping Registration - 1 form/family

Registration Deadline: Sunday, Aug 21, 2022

This event is free to EASAV/CAVM members, past EASAV volunteers, sponsors and donors. To register,  email completed registration form to info@easav.ca or fax to (780)757-7865.  Registration confirmation will be emailed upon receipt of registration and more info will be sent 3 days prior to the event.

Member/Volunteer Name: ______________________________  

Phone #:_______________ Email (required):____________________

I will be bringing guests (all ages welcome): # guests _________

# Dogs coming: _____     Trail Rides limited to kids 13 & up!)   

I will be bringing my own trailer/camper/tent: ___

I want/need accommodations: ___

I understand that I need to bring my own blankets/pillows: ___

Number your preferred accomodation from 1-5, based on your preference. Accommodations will be delegated in order of registration.

Single Bunkhouse (5) ___  Teepee (sleeps 4):___ Stargazer Yurt (sleeps 2+): ___

Tiny Cabin (sleeps 2): ___ Outfitter Glamp Hunting tent (Sleeps 2): ___ 

Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians
Website: www.easav.ca    Questions/Need to cancel a registration?
Leave a voicemail at 780-970-3728 or email: info@easav.ca

Children and dogs are welcome to attend this retreat; dog owners must clean up after & be responsible for their furry guests!


EASAV Member Backcountry Camping Retreat:

Fri, Aug. 26 - Sun, Aug. 28, 2022

Check in: Friday after 4 pm

Checkout: Sunday @ 3 pm

Attendance limited to 50 guests

Location: 8012 TWP 505, North of Drayton Valley, Alberta, T7A 2A2

Y-Knott Ranch Facebook page

Link to Y-Knott Ranch website

Map Link

This event is free for active & retired EASAV/CAVM members and past Dreamnight or other event volunteers!

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, Aug 21, 2022

  This members-only event has 48 seats remaining.
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