Nibinamik First Nation
Youth Program

Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for children and youth of the community
  • Provides various activities such as arts and crafts, baking nights, movie nights and outdoor sports events
  • Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, football, soccer, dodgeball and frisbee

Recreation services and facilities include:
  • Baseball diamond
  • Gymnasium
  • Skating rink
  • Recreation complex, used for feasts, social gatherings, indoor sports activities

Youth Wilderness Retreat Program (YWRP)
  • Coordinates an annual wilderness camp experience for children, youth and families for one week in July
  • Focus is to promote leadership and cultural knowledge with many of the teachings provided by local elders and experienced instructors
  • Offers fun events, sports activities and practical skills learning such as medicine walks, fish netting, boat and motor safety, first aid/water training, moose hunting skills and preparation of traditional food
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Youth Wilderness Retreat Program takes place at the traditional O-ma-day-na-moh-win-nik (Breathing Grounds) site, which is a 25 minute boat ride from the community
Members of Nibinamik First Nation

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and under;
Application Process
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On May 23, 2019

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