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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Youth Program

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Description
Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for youth of the community
  • Supports and prepares youth for representation on other committees of M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Provides life skills training and information for youth to prepare them for independent living at secondary/post-secondary school
  • Maintains a Youth Centre which serves as a drop-in centre and allows for program activities
  • Operates a van for transporting youth to community and out-of-town events

Activities, programs and workshops include but are not limited to:
  • Arts and crafts workshops
  • Attendance and assistance at conferences such as the 2-day "Inspiring Minds Youth Conference" and "Empower to Change"
  • Gym nights at Lakeview School
  • March break activities and events
  • Music lessons
  • Out-of-town trips to Espanola for swimming, snowboarding and skiing
  • Regalia making workshops
  • Running clubs
  • Sporting events such as lacrosse and baseball
  • Winter Carnival activities

Right To Play program
  • Facilitates weekly Right To Play programs and activities to empower children and youth to enhance leadership skills, set and reach positive life goals and to enhance self-esteem
  • Supports Native culture, identity and community collaboration
  • Coordinates activities and games at the Youth Centre
  • Facilitates youth attendance at Right To Play camps and symposiums
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Manitoulin Island Treaty
  • Youth Centre is located at 352A Hwy 551 in M'Chigeeng
  • Right To Play Community Mentor is Erica Hare
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pmRight To Play activities: Tue, Thu 5 pm-7:30 pmProgram times may vary
Eligibility
Focus is for youth members of M'Chigeeng First Nation but programs can include community families and children

Age Requirements: Ages: 13 year(s) - 29 year(s);
Application Process
Event schedules are posted at Youth Centre, in newsletter, on website and at Post Office
Right To Play
  • Registration required for program participation
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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