Building Relationships. Building Community.

bow bottom community coalition


Building Relationships. Building Community.


About Us.

The Bow Bottom Community Coalition (BBCC) is a community group of volunteers promoting health, well being, safety, and support for all, through coordinated and collaborative action.

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Our Impact

Volunteers on the BBCC meet monthly to plan and organize community events, here are a few of the initiatives organized by the BBCC:

  • Neighbour Day, a afternoon long event each June to build community connectivity in the Deer Run/Deer Ridge/Queensland area.

  • Free workshops for the community

  • 1st Annual BBCC Basketball Tournament

Our Activities


Summer Play Day Camp


Leader in Training Program

Summer Play Day Camp a free day camp for children aged 5-12 in Deer Ridge (77 Deerpoint Rd. SE, Calgary), meals included! This camp includes activities that promote activity and healthy living, mental health awareness, diversity, and brings in special guests from the community (guests have included PALS, Calgary Public Library, CPAWS Southern Alberta, Calgary Fire Department, Butterfield Acres, and many more!).


The Summer Play Leader in Training Program is a volunteer opportunity that trains young adults aged 14-18 to be junior camp leaders at the Summer Play Day Camp.

What do you get out of the experience?

  • Minimum of 26 volunteer hours completed in childcare/recreation

  • Work experience and a reference for your resume

  • A really fun time within a supportive community!

What is the commitment?

  • Available to commit to a minimum of one week (four days) of camp

Participants receive training in diversity, addiction prevention, mental health awareness, and child care/recreation. Presenters have included ConnectTeen, Skipping Stone Foundation, Aspen Family Network and the Disability Action Hall.


Get Involved

Here are some different ways you can get involved with the BBCC, whether that be attending our monthly meetings, volunteering at the occasional community event or participating in our programs!


Attend BBCC meetings

Are you interested in event planning, or coordinating activities? Attend our planning meetings; we meet the second Tuesday of every month.

Volunteer opportunities

We couldn’t do the work we do without the help of our volunteers! Stay up to date on upcoming opportunities.

Leaders in Training Volunteers

Summer Play is the biggest program we organize and wouldn’t be possible without our youth leaders.