Teens

New book club launched for black girls

A West Island association is starting a new initiative in September to give black girls a place to share perspectives on books and promote their culture

Teen writing contest focuses on life during the pandemic

Two foundations that support youth are holding a contest in the hopes of learning about the life experiences of many teens across Canada

Teens needed for mental health study

A new Oxford University study will track what helps or harms adolescents’ mental health during the COVID-19 crisis

Free presentation about video game addiction

An international speaker will share his story of addiction during high school and recovery

Teens can learn to fly at pilot camp

Campers will be taught the basics of aviation, how airplanes work, how to take off and land, and visual flight rules

New camp for teens interested in film production

Geared to teens 14-17, campers will learn about script writing, shooting, acting, editing and sound effects

Kanawana breaks down gender barriers with third sleeping option

Adding a "gender expansive" tent creates an inclusive and accepting environment for all campers

Support for parents of teens struggling with addiction

The program will give advice about how to enhance parenting skills to change the dynamic in difficult parent-child relationships

FitSpirit program helps girls stay active

The aim is to leverage strong social bonds among teen girls to cultivate a lifelong love of sports, running, dance or other physical activity

Kids learn the art of debating at camp

Campers take part in workshops, outdoor activities and trivia games

Books tackle the difficult topic of gun violence

These four books are an age-appropriate way to educate young people about the dangers of firearms

New services for kids with mental health issues

Access Open Minds is a research project aimed at transforming the way youth services are designed and delivered across Canada