Saturday, August 3, 2019 will be the 12th annual Sisters at Heart (SAH) Breast Cancer Survivor Celebration. The celebration continues on Sunday, August 4, as part of the Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival (LCDBF).

Weekend Overview:

  • Saturday, 8-4 PM: Paddling and Movement workshops, lunch, 500m races
  • Saturday, 5-9 PM: “Brewers Against Breast Cancer” Sunset Dance Party
  • Sunday, 7:30-2:00 PM: 200m BCS division races, Flower Ceremony and BCS Awards Ceremony


Dragonheart Vermont plans two days of activities and racing to celebrate and honor our unique community of cancer survivorship and dragon boating. Each member of a registered team can look forward to an intimate day of celebration with other cancer survivors on Saturday, and on Sunday enjoy the energy of our greater Burlington community coming together to raise money for cancer related needs.

     Saturday’s celebration includes:

  • Line Dancing Workshop with Sally & Wes Blair
  • Paddling workshop lead by our Canadian friends, 22 Dragons
  • 500m ERDBA sanctioned races
  • Catered Lunch (includes presentations of team cheers/songs)
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Social
  • Sisters at Heart Participatory medal
  • Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival hat and t-shirt
  • Free entry to the “Brewers Against Breast Cancer” Sunset Dance Party, Saturday, 5-9 PM, if  you wear your 2019 LCDBF t-shirt

Sunday’s festival includes:

  • 200m ERDBA sanctioned BCS and community division races
  • Flower Ceremony
  • Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival participatory medal
  • Medals for 1st 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the BCS Division Races
  • Community races, food and merchandise vendors, entertainment, and much more

We value our friends and family who join us for the celebration, so all registered supporters, including any non-paddling BCS, as well as alternate paddlers, will receive the following:

Line Dancing Workshop with Sally & Wes Blair on Saturday

Catered lunch on Saturday

Ben & Jerry’s Ice cream social on Saturday

Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival hat and t-shirt

Free entry to the “Brewers Against Breast Cancer” Sunset Dance Party, Saturday, 5-9 PM if they wear their 2019 LCDBF t-shirt