OUTDOOR SAFETY: WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE
The David Elton Outdoor Fund ("DEOF") was created in 2000 in memory of David Elton, who lost his life in March 2000 attempting to rescue a fellow hiker from the sea. The Fund is administered by The Calgary Foundation with the advice of the DEOF committee.
WHO WE ARE
Outdoor Safety – We are all responsible.
To promote and advocate outdoor safety awareness among participants - both youth and leaders.
To promote and advocate the clear understanding of risk among other stakeholders such as parents, administrators and educators.
To be a catalyst in developing safety awareness as the primary skill for all involved with youth outdoors.
Objectives of The David Elton Outdoor Fund
Provide funds for: