The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is a BC registered non-profit, operating under contract by the Cariboo Regional District and the City of Williams Lake. CCACS manages the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, distributes project grants, support grants, and Fee-for-Service funding, and offers other resources to artists and arts groups in Williams Lake and Central Cariboo areas D, E, and F. CCACS also manages the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, maintains an up-to-date calendar of arts and culture events in the Central Cariboo, and operates the Performances in the Park concert series.
We offer four main conservation education programs: Water Wise, Waste Wise, Watershed Health, and Sustainable Life. Within these programs we support children, the general public, and businesses in the form of classroom sessions, field trips, community events, workshops, business coaching, brochures, digital campaigns, newspaper columns, signage, and many other educational activities!
We work within the community, with the community, to maintain and enhance the health of the environment as the basis of a strong economy and vital society.
- -To provide conservation education to all sectors of the Cariboo Chilcotin public with the aim of changing behaviours to protect our natural environment;
- -To heighten awareness around issues affecting land, water, air, and climate;
- -To inspire stewardship and careful exploration of the Cariboo Chilcotin region via species and ecosystems education; and
- -To leverage our stewardship efforts by taking action and working with like-minded partners in our region
Downtown Williams Lake is a not-for-profit business improvement association which engages in a variety of revitalization and marketing activities geared specifically towards attracting residents, tourists, investors, entrepreneurs, workers, and ultimately more shoppers, diners, and service-seekers to the downtown.
To enhance our dynamic and flourishing community, with downtown at its heart.
We support our mission with the spirit of collaboration, integrity, and respect, and with a deep-seated sense of community.
As the heart of the Colourful Cariboo Culture, we will become a highly prosperous and socially desirable business, multicultural, and recreational destination.
We provide recreation and culture programming to at-risk youth as a means to crime prevention, as well as providing social and restorative justice services to vulnerable populations.