Events

We have so much fun at our events that we couldn't help ourselves, we just had to share them with you.  If you want to be part of a future event, sign up and join us.

November 27th - PA Day Program

Date of Event Friday, 27 November 2015

November 27th - PA Day Program

On Friday November 27th CYAN held their first ever PA Day program.

It was a busy day filled with fun and new experiences.  Youth met at Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre in the morning and took cabs to Eden Food for Change to help out at the food bank in the morning.  There we sorted all recent donations of food by date so that food that goes out of date sooner will be given...

November 21st - Halton Region Museum Day of Action

Date of Event Saturday, 21 November 2015

November 21st - Halton Region Museum Day of Action

On Saturday November 21st CYAN partnered up with the Halton Region Museum for a fun-filled day of action.

In the morning we helped them to move their books and bookcases from one building to another for their upcoming building move.  After lunch, youth were given the opportunity to interact with some of the museum artifacts and then to create traveling museum exhibits for use...

Youth Ambassadors - what we've been up to so far (September and most of October)

Date of Event Wednesday, 21 October 2015

So far this year in Youth Ambassadors we have talked about why we attend and what we hope to gain from participating in Ambassadors.  We've also learned more about the Duke of Ed program, and how to complete this prestigious international award.  We brainstormed how we can contribute to the community through our regular weekly meetings (our knitting lessons are going great! and...

Summer Passport - Session Eight - Review and Celebration

Date of Event Thursday, 27 August 2015

Summer Passport - Session Eight - Review and Celebration
During the final week of CYAN's Summer Passport Program youth participated in activities designed to review all of the skills that they had built over the course of the summer.  Youth had to design models, and then recreate someone elses model with each youth taking on a specific role.  They also had to work as a team to earn points during a Minute to Win It like challenge....

Summer Passport - Session Seven - Interpersonal Skills: Build Lasting Relationships

Date of Event Thursday, 20 August 2015

Summer Passport - Session Seven - Interpersonal Skills: Build Lasting Relationships
On Wednesday this week youth had the opportunity to learn about interview skills.  They also completed a jigsaw puzzle blindfolded to work on their communication and interpersonal skills.  In the afternoon, youth had the opportunity to do some preparation for the upcoming day of action.  They baked rice krispie squares to bring for lunch, planned some great activities to do with...

Summer Passport - Session Six - Peaceful Conflict Resolution: From Problems to Positives

Date of Event Thursday, 13 August 2015

Summer Passport - Session Six - Peaceful Conflict Resolution: From Problems to Positives
Our theme for session 6 was Peaceful Conflict Resolution: From Problems to Positives. From learning how to be good camp counsellors through practice skits, and planning and leading activities, to a guest speaker from the Halton Regional Police there were many opportunities to work on conflict resolution skills on Wednesday.  On Thursday youth jumped right in as camp counsellors and...

Summer Passport - Session Five - Planning and Decision Making: Preparing for Success

Date of Event Thursday, 06 August 2015

Summer Passport - Session Five - Planning and Decision Making: Preparing for Success

On Wednesday this week youth had the chance to learn a bit about budgeting and money. They also created toiletry kits for a local shelter and made CYAN advertisements. Then they were given the chance to plan and make a shelter for their team as well as to plan and run their own teambuilding activities.

On...

Summer Passport - Session Four - Self-Identity: Be True to YOU

Date of Event Thursday, 30 July 2015

Summer Passport - Session Four - Self-Identity: Be True to YOU
This week you learned all about yourself in a number of different ways.  From personality tests, to games and discussions, to choices of different activities to participate in for the day of action, this week was really all about you!  On Thursday you worked on skills such as following instructions to build storage units, weeding and planting new seeds, interacting effectively with...

Summer Passport - Session Three - Teamwork: Many Hands Make Light Work

Date of Event Thursday, 23 July 2015

Summer Passport - Session Three - Teamwork: Many Hands Make Light Work
This week youth learned all about teamwork and the importance of each member of a team.  They also learned all about what you can accomplish when you work together.  Youth did this through numerous games and activities on Wednesday and through working in small teams (all part of a larger team) to prepare a delicious and nutritious dinner for Kerr St Mission.  They worked on their...

Summer Passport - Session Two - Communication: Making Connections

Date of Event Thursday, 16 July 2015

Summer Passport - Session Two - Communication: Making Connections
This week youth learned all about communication, including the importance of non-verbal communication, how to communicate respectfully with all individuals, and active listening.  They also completed Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act training which taught them more about providing excellent customer service to individuals with a variety of disabilities.  Youth worked...

Summer Passport - Session One - Positive Values: It's Time To Give Back

Date of Event Thursday, 09 July 2015

Summer Passport - Session One - Positive Values: It's Time To Give Back
This week youth learned about the importance of helping other people, promoting equality, reducing hunger and poverty, taking personal responsibility, and standing up for your beliefs.  We put these values into practice through the activities that we completed both days of program such as when we carefully tossed the egg in order not to break it’s shell, and talking about Heinz’s moral...

Leaders Now! Meeting (April 30th)

Date of Event Thursday, 30 April 2015

Leaders Now! Meeting (April 30th)
Youth created bumper sticker advertisements for our program

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Upcoming Events

Nov21st

Community Youth Allies Program @ KSM


Volunteer Hours : 2 per week

Nov24th

PA Day of Action


Volunteer Hours : 8 hours