Category Archives: Adventures

Ode To Summer On The Island

As the sun sets on summer, I thought it appropriate to share these summer vacation plans the students of Big Tancook Island Elementary sent along just before classes finished in June. Take a look at what they were dreaming of … Continue reading

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School Days – Summer for an Island Kid

I can still remember my first summer on Tancook in almost startling detail – it was literally the best summer of my whole life (so I’m pretty determined not to forget any of it). It was filled with long walks … Continue reading

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Trouble on the High Seas: Search and Rescue Simulations off Tancook

Ever wonder what might happen if the ferry got into trouble crossing to the island? Take a read through the following account of some recent search and rescue simulations off Tancook – brought to you by guest blogger Marybeth Hay … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) – now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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The island through the eyes of an Honorary Tancooker

On weekends I’m lucky enough to be home (that’s most – haha!), I usually spend my mornings (until the ferry gets in – that’s when the action for the day starts) sitting with my mom chatting about the week that’s … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: We’re Taking the Roof Off!

Take the Roof Off Winter – Sunday February 13th at 1pm – Big Tancook Island Rec Center We’re “Taking the Roof Off Winter” this weekend! Join us at the Rec Center Sunday afternoon starting at 1pm for lots of good … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: Snow Day!

There’s nothing much better than the smell of bacon cooking to wake you up on a Saturday morning – especially when you have big plans for a whole day spent in the freshly fallen snow. You see, on Tancook we … Continue reading

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Tancook Island Christmas Bird Count – The Results are in…

Every year during the holidays, volunteers throughout North America participate in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. The first annual bird count took place in the year 1900 and since then, thousands of people have participated in the event … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve on Tancook!

Head’s up to everyone that The Annual Tancook Island New Year’s Eve Dance will be taking place once again at the Island Rec Center. This party is semi formal or come as you are with a twist! If it suits … Continue reading

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Lobster Crawl: The Season is About to Begin!

As temperatures fall, the winds come up and the seasons begin to change once again, everyone on Tancook settles in to the reality that lobster season is just around the corner. For the past few weeks our fisherman have been … Continue reading

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