7th Annual Conference Wrap Up “Fit4SUCCESS”

The seventh annual YouthCAN conference, themed “Fit for SUCCESS” and focussing on physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being, ran from August 12 – 14, 2013. Along with access to keynote speakers, 30 + workshops, 20 + community organizations, and various sports and activities, youth in attendance from around the province got the opportunity to share

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Aboriginal Youth in Care Gathering 2013

The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies is hosting their first annual Aboriginal Youth in Care Gathering on August 10th-12th. The purpose of this Gathering is to reach out to Aboriginal youth in care, ages 14 to 20, from across the province and foster positive cultural identities. Youth will have the opportunity to engage, network

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Fit for SUCCESS! 7th Annual Conference Overview

We are thrilled to open registration for the 7th Annual YouthCAN Conference, Fit for SUCCESS!  This year, the conference theme is centered around mental and physical well-being, and how being ‘fit’ in all areas, mentally, physically, academically, etc., is essential to being successful. The YouthCAN team, with advice from the conference planning committee made up of Children’s Aid Societies staff

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Program Preview: Fit for SUCCESS! 7th Annual Conference

[gravityform id=5 name=2013Fit for SUCCESS Conference Workshops] Monday, August 12, 2013 3:00 PM  –  4:30 PM Check In. Notes 4:45 PM  –  5:00 PM Official Welcome from YouthCAN Staff 5:00 PM  –  5:30 PM Smudging Ceremony 7:00 PM  –  8:00 PM Key Note Speaker Shy-Anne Hovorka  (Senecentre) Shy-Anne Hovorka, an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer

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YouthCAN Workshops for 2012 Conference

YouthCAN is thrilled about putting together over 30 workshops for the 2012 conference SUCCESS! It’s a journey!  Our workshops have a nice combination of fun, interactive, and educational. A sneak peak of some workshops include: Healthy living and nutrition Spoken Word Sexual Health Money Management Addictions and Mental Health Salsa Drumming Hip Hop Dance Provincial

Elevated Grounds, closing keynote performance for 2012 Conference

YouthCAN is pleased to announce Elevated Grounds as our closing keynote presentation for the sixth annual 2012 Conference, SUCCESS! It’s a journey! Elevated Grounds uses the performing arts to increase awareness about mental health to promote all-round wellness for youth. Elevated Grounds also engages teachers, families and mental health workers through its theatrical presentations, audience talk back sessions and extensive school programs.

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