July 19-29, 2012 – Ports across Nova ScotiaLook up. Way up! Tall Ships Nova Scotia is the one of the biggest, most exciting events to hit our waterfronts. The perfect family event, Tall Ships showcases the best of Nova Scotia through music, food, film and history. TALL SHIPS ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2012 THE SHIPS THE PORTS MEDIA PARTNERS
"Tall Ships events are signature events for the city and province, and volunteers play a huge role in the success of the event," said Colin MacLean, president and CEO, Waterfront Development. "Volunteers help us to welcome the ships, captains and crews to the ports, and showcase the best of Nova Scotia to residents and tourists."
Tall Ships Nova Scotia is a signature Nova Scotia event that will take place in:
|Halifax||July 19 – 23|
|Lunenburg||July 25 – 26|
|Shelburne||July 28 – 29|
|Port Hawkesbury||July 25 – 26|
|Pictou||July 28 – 29|
|Pugwash||July 28 – 29|
The event is a partnership with Tall Ships America, an organization devoted to sail training. The Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge starts in Savannah, Georgia in May, and ships race to Greenport, New York, and then to Newport, Rhode Island, and then to Halifax.
Tall Ships 2012 will showcase Nova Scotia at its best, and as an extension of that, volunteers will act as ambassadors of the event, the city and the province.
Once you are signed up, someone will be in touch with you over the next few weeks to provide information about schedules and volunteer orientation.
Thank you in advance, we really appreciate your commitment to volunteer for the Tall Ships Nova Scotia event.