Boys and Girls Club Regalia Moc-n-Talk – February – June 2016The Moc and Talk Program provides youth with the opportunity to make moccasins by hand. The name of the program is a spinoff of the saying “walk ‘n talk.” We know that in the past, part of the process of making anything by hand was a time of teaching, storytelling and laughter, which is a tradition that is still very much alive in our communities and continues to this day. .
LinkAges Program Support – $6,500 – April 2014Through the LINKages school-based programs, student volunteers from junior and senior high schools visit with senior mentors at the seniors’ residences through the school year. These programs are designed to foster friendship and learning between generations through shared activities, fun and conversation.
The program took 49 grade 6/7 students from Vancouver, BC to Chemainus in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. There they spent 4 days learning about First Nations culture, specifically the impact of colonization and residential schools.
The Juno Beach Centre is Canada’s Second World War museum and cultural centre located in Normandy, France. The Centre pays homage to the 45,000 Canadians who lost their lives during the War, of which 5,500 were killed during the Battle of Normandy and 359 on D-Day.
The Program’s mission is “to foster personal excellence in performing and visual arts within a culture of artistic development, independent thinking, technical mastery and creative experience.” The trip, which involved performing in England, where choral, instrument and theatre has been a daily part of life for hundreds of years.
A unique program called the Yellow Wings Youth Leadership Initiative came to a successful in Greenwood, Nova Scotia. It was the last of nine cross-Canada events for Royal Canadian Air Cadets taking place over 50 days in the summer of 2013.
The trip promoted leadership, citizenship, Canadian national pride and awareness of our contribution in two wars and the rebuilding of Europe.
Through the joint efforts of sponsors and donors, the 83 Parent Sponsoring Committee, The Air Cadet League of Alberta, and The Department of National Defense, Juno Beach Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron was formed on Dec. 12, 2011.
A program for aboriginal students that promotes artistic skills, cultural traditions, understanding of family heritage within Canada.