Club Awards

2021 Awards

The club will not be handing out awards for 2021.

Must be a member of CHBTC. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the club’s values of transparency, excellent communication and inclusiveness. The recipient of this award has clearly helped CHBTC members to enjoy club activities. The award may be given for an exemplary demonstration of enthusiasm in a particular project, office or year. It also may be awarded for continued demonstration of enthusiasm over a number of years and/or a variety of activities.

Previous award winners:

2007: Jeanette Cave
2008: Pat Bryant & Fran Chamberlain
2009: Janice McClelland
2010: Tuesday Hiker Group
2011: Greg Huffman
2012: Robert Gillespie
2013: Ray Matsalla & Dave Platt
2014: Joan Richard
2015: Carol Sheppard
2016: Albert McMaster
2017: Kristina Zeromskiene
2018: Marilyn Ross
2019: Louise Carberry


Must be a member of CHBTC. The successful candidate will have demonstrated active involvement in the physical work of trail maintenance and development.  The recipient must have a long-standing volunteer commitment to trail work.   The recipient best exemplifies an unsung volunteer commitment to the trail.

Previous award winners:

2007: Roy Bauman & Sally Smyth
2008: Gary Hall & John Maxwell
2009: Jim Wilker
2010: Charlie Atkinson
2011: Frank Chow
2012: Dave Hull
2013: Norm Randle
2014: Dave Sarginson
2015: Jacques & Karen Martin
2016: David Weiker
2017: Jim Graham
2018: David Lloyd
2019: Jamie Matheson


Must be a member of CHBTC. The award may be given for an exemplary demonstration of dedication and commitment to the Club. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the club, having served as a volunteer for a minimum of ten years in a variety of roles.

Previous award winners:

2010: Dave Moule
2011: Laurence & Irene Christie
2012: Dave Platt
2013: Barry Westhouse
2014: Carol & John Maxwell
2015: Helen Billing
2016: Jean Kerins
2017: Alan Billing
2018: Janice McClelland
2019: Beth Gilhespy (Beth is the last recipient of this award)


This award is given out to club members who are under the age of 18 that regularly volunteer their time and have demonstrated a willingness to help CHBTC members enjoy club activities.

Previous award winners:

2013: Faeron Darrell
2014: Peter Moule
2015: Alison Moule
2017: Guste Zeromskis
2018: Jenna Nensi


This award is presented to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to preserving and/or enhancing the biodiversity within BTC managed lands in the Caledon Hills section of the Bruce Trail.

Previous award winners:

2019: Laurence Christie