2.04 Provides spiritual meaning

Eastern Ontario's first Stand Up Paddle business now in it's 4th year serving Canada's Capital Region.

   Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport because it's fun and easy to learn.  It's a sport for all ages and abilities from touring around on flatwater to running whitewater or catching a wave SUP has caught on.   You can find SUP on lakes, rivers, oceans and even in pools around the world from floating yoga to SUP racing there is SUPthing for everyone!   

Inspire youngsters about wildlife, woods and trees with the Woodland Trust's nature detectives CLUB membership. It gets children outdoors exploring, enjoying the magic of every season with fresh ideas and things to do, at home and in the woods. Suitable for children of 5 to 13 years old.

1 year = over 350 activities spread over 52 weeks

Lake County Forest Preserve officials hope that turning beloved children’s stories into trail hikes this summer may boost literacy, offer families a new outdoor learning experience and, hopefully, make the preserves a go-to destination.The forest preserve district, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods and Waukegan Public Library are collaborating to create what likely will be the region’s first children’s trail book at Greenbelt Forest Preserve near North Chicago and Ryerson Conservation Area in

Always dreamed of joining the circus? Want to try a different art form and experiment with movement? Learn the basics of circus arts from one of Toronto’s leading social circus companies!

Unstructured play in nature is proven to be beneficial to children of all ages. Turn off the TV and join us for interactive, seasonal play activities designed to connect you and your child with nature. Get comfortable playing outside! Explore nature using all of your senses. Build a fort, follow an animal track and see where it takes you? Scoop critters from the water, net insects on flowers and observe up close. Create creatures using mud natural materials and imagination.

"6 years ago, the city gave us a piece of abandoned land in the middle of our community that was full of garbage and weeds. What used to be weeds is now full of herbs and vegetables, all organic, that we use for our dressings. People used to look at us like we are gang people and going nowhere.

Progress in the Park is a new community development project created and managed by Paige Farah. The project is based on the goal to empower the residents of Mulgrave Park, a public housing neighbourhood in the North End of Halifax home to over 250 families, by engaging them in projects that will directly benefit them and their community. 

Games are an important way to understand a people’s worldview and playing and understanding Dene Games will help both Dene and non-Dene understand important aspects of Dene culture. These games are called Dene Games and they had a very significant importance in the life and ultimately the survival of the Dene People.

To kick off celebrations for North American Indigenous Games Year Out Celebrations , we will be running a program called “Sport Spots” for the week of July 20th to July 26th. We are offering children/youth 10 – 19 yrs old, the chance to take part in some sports that are involved in the NAIG games next year. This opportunity is completely free of charge. We will be showcasing two sports per day.

The NAIG is hosted every three years alternating between Canada and the United States of America.The North American Indigenous Games help us realize the collective potential of our bodies, minds, spirit and of our people – our hopes and dreams – The Spirit Strong, Brave & True.The NAIG Council is the International Governing Body for the NAIG.