Prevention Benefits

How can you make a healthy lifestyle easy, playful and fun for kids? Why not integrate it into Summer camps! Shape Up is a flexible, non-binding program designed to adapt easily to the specific needs of each camp. It’s simple and free to sign up, and the experiences shared among member camps allow the program to evolve and improve from year to year. To help summer camps incorporate healthy habits, Shape Up has developed four mobilization strategies:

Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program for highly marginalized women living in Vancouver’s DTES community. We provide access to nature for the city’s most vulnerable and isolated women. Our goal is to facilitate a sense of freedom, empowerment and self worth through contact with nature, skill building and social engagement.

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The Town Georgina in partnership with Jericho Youth Services is pleased to celebrate National Youth Week 2015, (May 1 -7, 2015). We will be offering a variety of recreational and sport activities for the youth of Georgina to participate and enjoy at no or minimal cost. May 1- The youth week festivities begin May 1 at the Georgina Ice Palace with the Jericho Youth Services Youth Dance. Youth ages 9-13 will be able to boogie to the beat and celebrate the start of National Youth Week.

MISSION Emphasis on the prevention of harm from the rise of drugs and alcohol through students' choice of positive lifestyles. This is being accomplished through education, life-style wellness activities, community outreach and charitable humanitarian endeavours.​ Who? It is a group of students from grade 5 to grade 12 What?

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) describes a community-based road safety program that aims to make a child’s journey to and from school safer. It may also encompass other goals such as reducing child pedestrian injuries, promoting safety, creating a cleaner environment by reducing traffic congestion, and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

The MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do It!) Program is a community intervention aimed to empower families of overweight and obese children to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. This program combines all the elements known to be important when treating and preventing overweight and obesity in children, including family involvement, behaviour change, practical education in nutrition, and increasing physical activity. MEND is not a diet, nor is designed for rapid weight loss.

An Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program has been initiated by a group of mountain bike enthusiasts to support and encourage Aboriginal youth and communities to participate and excel in the sport of mountain biking.

CHANCES (Caring, Helping, And Nurturing, Children Every Step) exists to provide a range of child development and parent support services to children from 0-11 years and their families, particularly those experiencing additional life challenges. In the provision of a range of comprehensive programs and services. CHANCES Inc. exists to contribute to the wellbeing of children from 0-11 years and their families, particularly those experiencing additional life challenges.

The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk brings families and friends together. The event is held across North America, so check the city closest to you and sign up!Why the santa shuffle 5K fun run and 1K elf walk?This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.