Mondays: October 29- December 3
A five 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.
Registration not required however attendance at all 5 sessions is encouraged.
At Home Alone + Basic First Aid
This course is a combination of KidProof's At Home Alone and Emergency First Aid. An interactive 4 hour program designed to teach children ages 10 to 13 their rights and responsibilities when left at home alone for short durations. The First Aid portion will teach safe options for dealing with emergencies as well as basic first aid skills. Students will learn their legal and moral obligations and safe practices when presented with emergency situations.
When:Saturday October 13
Saturday November 17
Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Location: Stony Plain Youth Centre (4902 51 Ave)
Cost: $55/person (lunch Included)
(Particpants need only register in and atted one day not all 3. On Friday March 2 the Centre will be open from 2pm-9pm ofr regular drop hours if particpants wish to stay after the program)
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: Thursday October 11
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:Thursday October 18
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: Thursday November 22
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:Thursday November 29
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.
Live Your Magic
NEW! A Clean Scene Program based on the idea of empowering youth; the goal is to help youth focus on their strengths instead of their weaknesses and help them learn to hear the voice of their inner guide. It's about empowering them to make positive choices and recognise that they are: Gifted, Powerful, and Important.
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Stony Plain Youth Centre, 4902 - 51 ave
Drop In's Welcome
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 every Tuesday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Youth Centre beginning in October, 2018.
Registration is now open.
The Youth Centre now has a bike repair shop. Come in for a 6 week program where you build a bike with a mentor and then donate that bike to a community member who could benefit from it. Or come in for Drop-in, bring your own bike or work on one that we have here.
Registration required for the Thursday Program
Drop-In runs every Friday evening starting at 4:00pm
Please call the Youth Centre @ 780-968-3846 for more information.