Bro Jake Edwards of TSN1040 Sports Radio, BCN mentor and all around awesome guy, will oversee the successful disposition of four spectacular, one-of-a-kind experiences donated by BCN mentors and friends. All four packages are friends-friendy, so talk to your favourite people and start planning your bids knowing that your luxury adventure is helping us grow high-potential at-risk boys into happy and self-confident young men. Thank you for your generousity!
#1 FRANK'S PLACE - Private Whister residence of BCN patron Frank Giustra.
For one perfect ultra-luxurious winter weekend, Frank's place is yours. This unique package is designed for two couples or one family for two nights. Frank's beautifully furnished and appointed Nordic Drive home features stunning floor-to-ceiling views, outdoor hot tubs, a gourmet kitchen, all comforts and amenities, and sublime indulgence. Bring friends and make the most of hosting in one of Whistler’s most luxurious private residences, or keep it all to yourself. Includes a gourmet night out in Whistler Village for a beautiful Tuscan dinner at Umberto Menghi’s Il Caminetto Di Umberto or Trattoria di Umberto. Arrive early, stay late. Housekeeping on departure, included. Period of stay to be confirmed with the owner for a mutually convenient time (excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break). Valid during winter 2015/2016 season.
Generously donated by BCN patron Frank Giustra. Value: priceless
#2 WILD WEEKEND FOR FOUR - Luxury safari for two couples, airfare included
Experience Relais & Châteaux luxury in one of the most pristine, biodiverse and breathtakingly beautiful natural environments in the world. Inspired by the late 19th century Great Camps, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort’s Bedwell River Outpost in the UNESCO designated Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve promises a delicious irony of indulgent luxury and remote, untamed wilderness. The quintessential marriage of soft adventure and soft beds - of childhood wishes and grown-up dreams come true. Includes deluxe prospector tent accommodation with R&C-class amenities (one tent per couple), all gourmet wine-paired meals including five-course dinners, plus deep-sea fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, whale and bear watching, skeets, zip-line and more. Valid May 21-June 22 or September 6-30, 2016. Return floatplane fare from Vancouver included.
Generously donated by BCN mentor Richard Genovese Value$19,000
#3 Cruise in Vintage Splendour aboard a beautifully restored 80’ c.1928 Seiner.
For up to 25 people. Your chance to design the perfect custom cruise for family, milestone celebration or corporate get-together aboard the spectacular Midnight Sun. Work directly with the owners and plan an unforgettable half-day on the water aboard one of the most celebrated restored marine vessels in service, in the most spectacular cruising grounds in the world. Depart from RVYC. Midnight Sun has a glorious marine history in service, in retrofit and in print - read more here. Lunch provided. This is a double-win for the successful bidder - host a one-of-a-kind custom cruise and help BCN grow at-risk boys into happy, self-confident young men. Cruise date based on availability during the 2016 season. Your custom cruise capacity is 25.
Generously donated by David Doig Value $15,000+
#4 Charter Cruise for up to 16 Aboard the 60' Luxury Yacht Barbarick
Decompress completely in luxury yacht comfort while cruising up Indian Arm to the historic Wigwam Inn - former playground of JD Rockefeller, Jacob Astor and Al Capone - now an exclusive, secluded private outpost of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Depart from the Harbour Green Dock at Coal Harbour and enjoy spectacular scenery during the 90-minute cruise up to the Inn. Picnic on deck (provided), then cruise leisurely back. If you have a family celebration, romantic occasion or corporate event in need of a themed venue, then this package is for you. We'll even provide a photographer to capture your memories. Cruise date based on availability during the 2016 season. Your custom cruise capacity is 16.
Generously donated by BCN mentor and director Rick Langer Value $7,500