Come celebrate with MESC for a fun Back to School Celebration!
Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
10:00am – 4:00pm
Nipisihkopahk Schools in Maskwacîs, Alberta

COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Students and Parents/Guardians

Nehiyawatisiwin Activities

Fun Nehiyawatisiwin Activities for the Whole Family!

Carnival Food/BBQ

Great BBQ and Snacks!

Fun Family Activities

A Lot of Fun Games and Activities for the Whole Family to Enjoy!

Door Prizes

A Lot of Great Door Prizes to Be Won!


Immunizations available for students

Back to School Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle A                     

Pigeon Lake Recreational Center to Celebration
Depart: 10:00 am

Louis Bull Recreational Center to Celebration
Depart: 10:30 am

Pigeon Lake Recreational Center to Celebration
Depart: 1:00 pm

Louis Bull Recreational Center to Celebration
Depart: 1:30 pm

Shuttle B                      

Montana First Nation Band office to Celebration
10:00 am

Montana First Nation Band office to Celebration
1:00 pm

Shuttle C     

Celebration to Louis Bull Rec Recreational Center
Depart: 12:30 pm

Celebration to Montana First Nation
Depart at 12:30 pm

All final shuttle routes will leave the Back to School Celebration BBQ at 4:10 pm for the last shuttle of the day.

MESC Back to School Celebration and BBQ

With the support of the Maskwacis Director’s of Emergency Management (DEM’S), MESC is hosting a Back to School Celebration & BBQ for Maskwacis Families & students on September 1, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Nipisihkopahk Schools. 

MESC is thrilled to welcome students back to school, to keep families safe for the event, MESC has taken the following precautions to ensure the highest level of safety and sanitation measures are in place for In Person Gatherings. 

  1. All participants will be required to wear masks (provided) to attend the event as per MESC’s 2021-2022 Re-Entry Plan
  2. MESC has hired local Jani-King Custodial services composed of locally trained Maskwacis members to clean and disinfect high touch surfaces. 
  3. Sanitizing gel will be provided at each activity with extra sanitising/hand washing stations at the BBQ
  4. Each celebration activity will be sanitised after each use with disinfectant
  5. Seating on all MESC shuttle will be socially distanced and disinfected after each ride. 
  6. Each food item at the MESC BBQ will be individually packaged by MESC employees with food handling certification and abide by all Alberta Food safety regulations
  7. Approval from Michael McKnight on Alberta Food Handling Certification
  8. MESC staff have taken COVID-19 tests prior to returning to work for the safety of employees, students, and Nation members. 
  9. In case of Emergency,  Maskwacis Ambulance Authority will have a medic on standby and First Aid kits will be located at the MESC registration table
  10. There will be a limit of 150 people at the Celebration & BBQ at any given time. MESC Registration table monitor numbers.

If you have any questions on MESC’s Back to School Celebration/BBQ safety procedures, please contact: 

Ashley Dennehy
Engagement Coordinator
Office of the Superintendent