Mondays: October 16, 23, 30 and Nov 6 (4:00-5:30pm)
A six week journey to health designed to provide particpants with information, skills and experiences to support them in making healthy food and activity choices. Each session includes play-based fun physical activities and cooking a healthy meal together.
Collaborative Communication Series
Join us each month for sessions designed to provide participants with information and skills to support them in effective and positive communication.
Understanding Anger: Oct. 5th (4:30-6:00 PM
Anger can be a tough emotion to control, but the earlier in life you learn about it, the easier it becomes. This session will focus on recognizing anger, identifying unique 'triggers', and providing skills to manage your emotional reactions.
Setting Boundaries: Oct. 19th (4:30-6:00 PM)
Setting boundaries is an important skill for adolescents as they navigate through the different opportunities and pressures of being in junior and senior high school. This session will teach a method of setting a boundary to emopwer youth to say 'no' to something they do not want, or to get themselves out of a situation that could be uncomfortable.
Listening Skills: Nov. 2nd (4:30 - 6:00 PM)
Good listening helps to build understanding and strengthen relationships. This session will encourage the participants to consider another person's perspective and focus on some listening skills that can be used with peers, parents, employers, and teachers.
Assertiveness: Nov. 23 (4:30 - 6:00 PM)
This session will focus on empowering youth to ask for what they need in a respectful way, using I-messages. We'll talk about initiating conversations such as:
- Talking to your parents about curfew
- Speaking to a teacher about an assignment or exam
- Addressing a scheduling conflict at your part-time job
All sessions are facilitated by Jaemi Bertrand of Laurier Mediation and are free to attend. Snacks and beverages are provided.
Red Cross Babysitting Course
This course is designed for youth 11 years and up who want to become a babysitter or may already be on. This course covers the responsibilities of a babysitter, safety tips for children of all ages, basic child care skills and what to do in case of an emergency.
When: To Be Determined- Spring 2018
Location: Stony Plain Youth Centre (4902 51 Ave)
Join us at the end of each month to learn about and celebrate multi-culturalism. Experience the food, music, stories or crafts from different cultures around the world.
When: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Stony Plain Youth Centre, 4902 - 51 ave
SPYC Work Experience Program
This program will provide youth with an opportunity to learn skills important to employers, such as good customer service, interview skills and Safe Food Handling. It will also provide different opportunities to practice those skills in a work type environment while earning credits to be used for outings to events such as paintballs or water park.
The program will run all winter two days per month from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Youth Centre beginning in October.
Registration is now open.
Please call the Youth Centre @ 780-968-3846 for more information.