Success Stories

September 2018

Nine youth and two sup' Club facilitators gathered to complete the Food Safe: Level 1 certification course. Sup' Club, a program provided on a weekly basis by the Nakusp and Area Youth Network each Thursday for youth aged 12 to 18.

The evening teaches skills and comfort in the kitchen and helps teach youth teamwork, knife safety, food preparation techniques and budgeting. Selkirk College hosted the Food Safe group of 11 for a day focusing on creating a culture of food safety.

Thanks to funding received from the Nakusp and Area Community Foundation, the youth received their Food Safe certification at no cost to them or their families.

July 2017


Nakusp and Area Community Foundation provided funding to help the community put on the Canada 150 Celebrations on July 1st. This included funding towards the parade and various activities for the day including the band concerts.

June 2016


The Nakusp and Area Community Foundation provided some of the funding to help the Nakusp Rail Society bring the caboose and Plow Truck to Nakusp from Revelstoke. The items were donated to Nakusp by CP and the Society worked tirelessly to prepare the pieces for transport and placement in Nakusp. According to CP, both pieces of equipment either worked or are identical to the pieces that did work on the Kaslo Subdivision. The plow would be from the 1920's or 1930. The projects is a benefit to Nakusp, adding another unique sight and activity for residents and visitors to enjoy and learn from. Nakusp's history is based on the railway.