WHAT WE DO

OVERVIEW / VISION / MISSION / VALUES / OBJECTIVES

CROSS COUNTRY NOVA SCOTIA

Not-for-Profit Organization | Governing Body

The many faces of Nova Scotia’s cross-country ski community. Our builders, conversationalists, outdoor-lovers, passionate competitors, bunny rabbits, historical influencers, grand-masters, volunteers, leaders, slow pokes & speedsters, administrators, jackrabbits, ski friends… all brought together by XC. Join us for 2020 and XC for LIFE.

Overview


Cross Country Nova Scotia (CCNS) is a not-for-profit organization. CCNS is a member of Nordiq Canada, the national governing body for cross-country skiing. Policies and vision set out by Nordiq Canada, are implemented by CCNS, to meet the evolving requirements of our sport. Funding is generated through Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage, grants from Sport Nova Scotia, sponsors, and membership fees.

Cross Country Nova Scotia is dedicated to advancing the sport of cross-country skiing and its athletes.  Since 1978, the lifeblood of CCNS has been our volunteers.  We’re passionate about skiing for life, and continuing the legacy of cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia.

Vision


Inspire and empower Nova Scotians to achieve excellence, health, and participation in cross-country skiing.

Mission


Support our member clubs to promote cross-country skiing for participants of all abilities, ages, and backgrounds.

Values


Active Living

Promoting cross-country skiing as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Respect and Fairness

Providing a safe, fair environment for everyone and promoting respect for our natural world.

Inclusion

Encouraging Nova Scotians of all economic levels, creeds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability and language to participate in cross-country skiing

Fun

Cross-country skiing should be first and foremost and fun and enjoyable experience.

Excellence

Encourage Nova Scotians to excel fairly and ethically.

Objectives


1.  Support Nordic ski clubs

Improve capacity for provincial clubs to function together to develop the sport in the province.

2.  Develop coaching capacity

Improve opportunities for coaches and prospective coaches to obtain the training they need.

3.  Enhance athlete development and provincial team capacity

Increase opportunities for athletes to excel by providing resources and competitive opportunities.

4.  Promote awareness of cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia   

Publicly communicate information about clubs, trails, programs and events via the internet and other means.

5. Promote participation by all Nova Scotians     

Encourage people of all creeds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability and language to participate in cross-country skiing.

6.  Enhance event hosting capacity                 

Encourage clubs to host races and increasing race official capacity.

7. Diversify and increase resource levels

Increase resources by encouraging new memberships in clubs, exploring additional revenue streams including new government funding sources.


VISION / MISSION / VALUES / OBJECTIVES

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