2019 Graduates



Drew Baldwin

Club: St. Albert Sturgeons

Years in JFW: 8

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: cross country skiing in Jasper while staying in a hostel

I never go to camp without: headlamp and lots of socks

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Take all the advice your leaders give you, and use it to teach others.

Tyler Blais

Club: Edmonton Windwalkers

Years in JFW: 13

I never go to camp without: jackets


Kristen Brothwell

Club: Edmonton Windwalkers

Years in JFW: 12

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: Nova Scotia exchange in 2013

I never go to camp without: a warm pair of socks

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Go on every trip you can, you'll regret it if you don't.

Annalise Charlton

Club: Keephills White Whales

Years in JFW: 8

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: 2016 summer trip backpacking up Mount Robson

I never go to camp without: extra socks

Christopher Coates

Club: Rocky Rams

Years in JFW: 3

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: mountain biking

I never go to camp without: my sleeping bag

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Don't forget your sleeping bag.

Luc Gamache

Club: Calgary Eagles

Years in JFW: 7

I never go to camp without: a good story to tell

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: be committed and disciplined and just make friends and have fun

Laura Gillis

Club: Calgary Bobcats

Years in JFW: 9

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: cross country skiing in Jasper while staying in a hostel

I never go to camp without: extra socks and a swimsuit

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Always bring extra socks, it's hard to have fun with wet/ cold feet.

William Gordon

Club: Calgary Eagles

Years in JFW: 9

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: all of my AC Conferences

I never go to camp without: not wearing a shirt at least once

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Don't do what I do, wear a shirt.

Christopher Hemsworth

Club: Edson Explorers

Years in JFW: 13

I never go to camp without: my survival bag

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Be safe and have fun.

Ashley Holden

Club: St. Albert Sturgeons

Years in JFW: 12

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: getting blindfolded and driven out in the woods and then having to find our way back to camp

I never go to camp without: flashlight

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Always bring a bathing suit, even in winter.

Signe Humphrys

Club: Edmonton Windwalkers

Years in JFW: 14

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: our exchange to Nova Scotia

I never go to camp without: my flashlight or my pillow

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Go to camps!

Kaelin Jiggins

Club: Airdrie Hawks

Years in JFW: 7

Emily Lanctot

Club: Peace River Wolverines

Years in JFW: 5

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: National Camp at Big Stone

I never go to camp without: extra book

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Be prepared! Always have your first aid kit.

Bryana Madaire

Club: Calgary Bobcats

Years in JFW: 14

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: the trip to Newfoundland

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Go to as many camps as possible, especially the ones outside of your club activities.

Craig Stewart

Club: Rocky Rams

Years in JFW: 11

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: rappelling at Crescent Falls

I never go to camp without: my survival kit

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Don't hesitate. When the opportunity arrives, take it by the horns.

Zoe Thompson

Club: Red Deer Woodchucks

Years in JFW: 12

If I could relive any JFW experience, it would be: the mud fight at Gull Lake District Camp

I never go to camp without: snacks

Advice to pass on to younger JFW's: Soggy socks make a sad trip. Bring many socks.