Healthy Relationships Hosted by Support our Youth (SOY), this interactive workshop will stir up conversation and discussions on sexuality, identity, self-respect, peer support, race, sexual education, access, cultural differences, impressions and myths etc. and how these all relate to healthy relationships. Will also feature a game.
Yoga (YMCA) Yoga has been used for centuries to create strength in the body and calm in the mind. It includes a series of traditional poses that focus on aligning the body to build strong joints and muscles. Balance work is included to challenge ones focus, and with meditation and breath work an overall feeling
Know your Rights! As youth in care you have rights – to be safe and cared for, to be heard and to be included in decision making about your life. The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is one place that you can go to get help when you feel that your
Hip Hop Michael is an extremely talented b-boy and music video dancer, and in this fun hip hop workshop Michael will both teach and demonstrate the basic growth and inspiration that can happen through movement and music.
Drumming Come to this interactive workshop to see how therapeutic drumming can be! Drumming accelerates physical healing, boosts the immune system and produces feelings of well-being, a release of emotional trauma, and reintegration of self.
Salsa Salsa is unparalleled; rich, overflowing, mad, and one of the most organized and professional street dances in the world. Salsa has a variety of many influences such as disco, ballroom, and swing. However, all of Salsa’s movement winds around its roots in Latin American rhythm and soul. Youth will learn basic Salsa steps with an
Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) In this workshop, Tera Beaulieu from the Youth Outreach Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health will facilitate a discussion with youth around substance use and mental health issues. Melissa Corcoran will also speak about her personal lived experience with addiction and mental illness. Youth will have the
Money Management by Pape Adolescent Resource Centre (PARC) PARC youth will facilitate a money management workshop where you’ll learn about the relationship between your money and you, learn what credit is and why it’s important, how to budget and save, how banking and investing works, and much more!
Empower Youth (Sexual Health) This interactive peer-led workshop introduces the topic of HIV and sexual health in fun and interesting ways. Participants will learn about HIV basics, and use poetry as a way to talk about what HIV and sexual health means to them. No previous experience is necessary! This is a queer and sex-positive
Spoken Word Great speakers can turn thoughts into powerful, moving words. They speak out loud and in public the words in their heads and the feelings in their hearts. Learn how to transfer your thoughts into words spoken in public. The spoken word can be anything verbalized such as poetry, prose, speeches, conversation, monologues or