Form meaningful connections with others and within yourself in our series of day camps! Register for any sessions that you are interested in as the camps do not build on each other. Sign up for our July or August dates! (Camps will be exactly the same.)
Self-Connection Camp: Through the use of scrapbooking and reflection with indigenous community leaders, express your emotions and develop a positive self-image. In this camp, we will be putting together scrapbooking kits and later joining the friendship centre for a fireside chat. Please bring pictures and other items that you would like to include in your scrapbook. Pizza will be provided for supper! $15
Wellness Connection: Get in touch with your emotions through destruction and reconstruction in our Drop It program! In this camp, we will be smashing unwanted recycling items and reconstructing them into artistic sculptures. Pizza will be provided for supper! $15
Building Connection: Learn to build connections through artistic processes and team sports. In this camp we will be playing a team sport and creating sharpie shoes. Please ensure to fill out your shoe size for our sharpie shoes project. Pizza will be provided for lunch! $20
Form meaningful connections with others and within yourself in our series of two day camps! Register for any sessions that you are interested in as the camps do not build on each other. Sign up for our July or August dates! (Camps will be exactly the same.)
Self-Connection Camp: Through the use of art, written reflection, and activities, express your emotions and develop a positive self-image. In this two day camp, we will be making spirit masks, tie-dying towels, creating pixel art, journaling, and playing games. Please wear clothes that you can paint in and bring a lunch. $30
Wellness Connection: Through the use of physical activity and hands on art, learn to take charge of your personal wellness. In this two day camp, we will be playing a team sport, practicing yoga, working with air dry clay, and doing a drop-it project where we destroy unwanted recycling items and reconstruct them into artistic sculptures. Please bring a lunch for both days. $40
Building Connection: Learn to build connections between yourself and others as well as the objects around you. In this two day camp, we will be building and racing boats, competing in mental and physical obstacle courses, and creating crafts around the campfire. Pizza will be provided for supper on both days! $40
We are SO happy to bring back the Family Fun Bag program with DELIVERIES! Please read carefully.
We received a grant from #Bluecrosscommunityroots and will be enhancing and distributing more bags!
You will need to
Sign EACH child up according to their age category. I.e. B is 2 yrs old- register under age 1-2 survey link, C is 5 yrs old register under 5-6 survey link. Have multiples in the same age category? No problem, there are spaces for multiple children- if there is not enough please contact us.
EDSON RESIDENTS- BAG DELIVERY. Please input your correct address when registering.
COUNTRY RESIDENTS--PICK UP BAGS. You must pick up on Tuesday July 27 between 8 am and 4 pm at The Town of Edson Office Building (North side entrance closest to the church- side door)
If you are unable to pick up at these times, a friend can pick-up then drop off for you.
FCSS Family Fun Bag Activity bags for children ages Birth-6 with activities appropriate for children's developmental stages. Activity bags include parent activities from time to time. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. Bags are delivered the Tuesday following placing the order unless otherwise specified on the calendar.
FCSS Senior Focus Bag Activity bags for seniors ages 60+ with activities geared towards improving dexterity and mental training. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. To register for a Senior Focus Bag, please call Ali at 780-517-7055 or email. Bags are delivered on the date advertised. Register online here.
FCSS Mental Health & You-th Bag Activity bags for youth ages 7-13 with activities appropriate for their development, geared towards navigating tougher times. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. Bags are delivered the Tuesday following placing the order unless otherwise specified on the calendar.
Home Alone Safety Online Course
This is an ONLINE Course that can be signed up for at any time but must be completed within 2 weeks of receiving information.
Is your child ready to stay home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children and their families get ready for their child’s first steps towards independence and being without adult supervision for short periods of time.
Course content includes:
Street smarts and bike safety
People safety (“Tricky People” and Safe strangers)
Online and internet safety
Snacking and kitchen safety
Home fire safety
How to handle emergencies and other situations
Basic first aid skills
Edson FCSS has subsidized this program to make it more feasible for our families to access the program!
Join Emma from Elements Forest School for some outdoor fun! We will be guiding your family through outdoor, child led, play based activities that foster a connection with nature and with each other.
Program runs from July 6th to 20th & August 3-31st
This program is for parents and children 2 years to 7 years and their family members.
Program will run RAIN/SNOW or SHINE, please come dressed appropriately to engage fully in nature.
Limited spots available, please register weekly HERE
“There is no poor weather, only poor clothing”
When properly dressed for the weather, the barrier of discomfort is removed. It is valuable for kids to understand the importance of assessing weather and knowing how to dress for it.
WINTER CLOTHING -Base layer (the layer closest to the body) Thermal underwear and shirt. Some double as p.j’s. -Wool socks, they will stay dry and warm longer than synthetic fabrics. These are worth investing in!!?-Fleece/insulating pants?-Fleece, wool top, or a warm sweater -Water-resistant snow-suit or jacket and snow pants, A vest is a great extra layer to keep the core warm. ?-Insulated and waterproof snow/winter boots.?-Wool toque or hat that fits properly and covers the ears?-Insulated gloves or mittens with waterproof outer layer (hand and feet warmers can be easily added for extra cold days, or kids with poor circulation) ?-Neck warmer (preferred over scarves) or balaclava
EARLY SPRING/FALL?-Thermal underwear and shirt (same as winter wear) ?-Fleece/insulating pants?-Fleece or wool top, or a warm sweater?-Water-proof rain pants and jacket, or rain suit (tuffo suit)?-Rubber boots?-Toque and light gloves ?-Wool socks?-sun block and/or sunglasses
LATE SPRING/SUMMER?-Closed-toe supportive shoes and/or rubber boots?-Light long pants and long-sleeved shirt (to protect from scratches and insect bites) ?-Water-proof pants & jacket ?-Sun hat ?-Sun block, & bug spray (please apply to your child before class) , sunglasses.
*Thrift stores offer a wonderful selection for quality and economically priced clothing and gear. Check labels for high wool percentages.
Active Living Programs
Register online only right now at www.edson.ca. If you are registering for any fitness classes please do the Get Active Questionnaire.
Be a part of a permanent community-created mosaic mural by picking up your own tile kit at the Galloway Station Museum. The program is FREE but we need you to bring your painted tile back to the Galloway Station Museum by JULY 15TH in order to ship it back to "Canada Connects" for assembly.
Then stay tuned for it's unveiling during Culture Days in September!
There is lots more information on how to paint the tiles and tutorials and helpful instructions included in the kits.
For people of all ages and all artistic abilities.