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After School Programs

*Please connect with your school about what programs are offered at your school.


ANCHOR: This program supports a connection with 'big buddies' from the local secondary school reading and connecting with their 'little buddy' from the elementary schools grade 5-7 to support their literacy and connection to the secondary school.

 

BLAST: BLAST programs offer children and youth a safe and engaging environment to learn and develop social and emotional skills, physical literacy and participate in recreation. Students focus on creating positive peer relationships and building leadership skills, while engaging with their community through daily and weekly activities, planned out-trips and visits from community leaders.

 

Canada Scores: Canada Scores targets children in grades 4-5 to lead healthy, active lives. The program teaches physical literacy through soccer instruction and oral and written communication skills through poetry. Canada Scores partners with elementary schools to provide a high quality, team-based afterschool program that integrates soccer, poetry and service-learning.

 

CASTLE: After school mentorship program geared toward boys in grades 8-9. Focuses on leadership development, community involvement and personal empowerment.

 

Clubhouse 36: An after school program that offers a safe environment and extended learning opportunities for children ages 6 to 12 to develop recreational, physical literacy, and social and emotional skills through various positive interactions and activities. They focus on creating positive peer relationships and building leadership skills, while engaging with their community through daily and weekly activities, planned out-trips and visits from community leaders.

 

Creative U: Creative U is an adapted after-school program that aims to provide fun opportunities for creative self-expression and meaningful social engagement. The program uses an Expressive Arts approach, with open-ended creative experiences. Imagination, creative play and experimentation are encouraged. Activities are 'process- oriented' rather than 'product-oriented.' This means that students are invited to explore their creative ideas, without worrying about what the final product will look like. We approach their creations with curiosity rather than critique. 

 

Girls in Action: After School community action program for girls in grade 5 – 9.  This program will invite girls to explore their strengths and passions, and investigate community issues. The program will culminate in a student designed and led action project to positively impact the school community.

 

HEROS: HEROS Hockey is a mentorship program that reaches out to empower youth in grades 4-7, using hockey as a means to encourage young people in a safe and fun environment. Ranging from grades 4-7.

 

JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Academy (JSA) is an after school physical literacy program designed to create opportunities for children and youth to participate in recreation and community sport. The purpose of JSA is to increase the physical literacy of participants through activities that develop the fundamental movement skills that will give them the confidence to pursue lifelong physical activity.


PLAY: PLAY (Promoting Life Skills in Aboriginal Youth) is run in partnership with Right To Play. The program aims to develop healthy lifestyle skills in students grades K-7, with a focus on physical literacy and wellness.

 

Play On: An adapted after school time program focusing on physical literacy and expressive art programs for children with physical disabilities and cognitive disabilities ranging from grades K-7. Play On also looks to build connection to community based resources and opportunities, and opportunities for students and their family/friends to learn adaptations to activities.

 

REACH: After school recreation career preparation program for high school students in grade 11 and 12.  Students attend weekly sessions that focus on career preparation such as resume building, interview practice, and other intangibles. Students participate in certifications to increase employability in recreation field.

 

Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM): Music program for students in grades 2-6. Instructors from SoM come to Forsyth each week, for the year, to deliver music programming. Students learn to play drums, guitar, keyboard, as well as sing and write their own songs. The program encourages the development of musical and interpersonal skills as well as building confidence and positive self-esteem.

 

Scores in Action: A continuation of the Canada Scores Program for grade 6-7 students. This programs provides grades 6 & 7 students the opportunity to mentor the grade 4/5's and develop leadership skills.  


Sticks & Stars: This program is for students in grades 4 - 6 to learn new hockey, leadership and science skills in partnership with the HR Macmillan Space Centre. This year long program supports connectedness to school and caring adults. The participants will engage in hockey lessons, science workshops and group projects.

 

TEAM: After school mentorship program geared toward girls in grades 8-9. Focuses on leadership development, community involvement and personal empowerment.


Windspearker: This program is for studends in grade 8 to 12 to build leadership capacity and develop a sense of belonging and positive identity through connections with other Aboriginal youth, Aboriginal culture and empowering activities. In addition to the extra-curricular activities, students will receive secondary graduation credits (four credits through SAIL), post-secondary transition assistance, and employment training (First Aid, Food Safe, High 5 and World Host) and employment opportunities.




Session info
Time: 10/30/2020 5:46:41 PM
Host: AS78
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