Youth Interagency

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The Youth Interagency Committee is devoted to fostering empowerment and having a positive impact in the lives of youth in Edson and Yellowhead County.  We believe in the potential of youth as they become confident, competent and caring individuals.  We are a committed group who aim to provide leadership opportunities, standards of excellence and enjoyable and safe activities for youth.

 

 

 

 

Respect

Respect for self, others, and the community

Responsibility

Developing amongst the youth a sense of responsibility for self, others and

community

Choices/Knowledge

Provide youth with the knowledge and choices to turn away from high risk

activities such as drugs and alcohol

Leadership

Provide youth with leadership opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion

Creating safe & inclusive environments that foster diversity & acceptance

If you would like to join our committee or become an event supervisor, please fill out this form and email it to lexia@edson.ca

 YIA Volunteer Application Form

Wild Wednesdays

July 6th - Willmore Bike Park (12PM - 3PM)

$15 - Register Here

Join in on an adventure to the Willmore Bike Skills Park to practice your skills, play some games, and spend time with your friends! Make sure to bring your own bike, helmet, and water bottle. 

July 13th - Surf, Nerf & Turf (12PM - 3:30PM)

FREE Drop-In Event!

Join us at the Edson Leisure Centre for nerf wars, games, inflatables, swimming, and snacks! Make sure to bring your swimsuit as we will be joining public swim from 2-3:30PM.

July 20th - Paddle Boarding (10:30AM - 4PM)

$40 - Register Here

Come and enjoy the outdoors by spending your afternoon hiking and paddle boarding. We will be going to Switzer Park where participants will spend an hour learning new skills on paddle boards, taking a half hour break for lunch, and then going on a one hour hike. 

July 27th - Renaissance Day (1PM - 4PM)

$20 - Register Here

Learneth about medieval times by creating weapons and costume pieces and playing medieval games! Thither wilt beest painting and physical activity so prithee dress accordingly. Food and drinketh wilt beest povided.

August 10th - White Water Rafting (9AM - 5PM)

$100 - Register Here

Join youth for an exciting white water rafting trip in Jasper. The Athabasca Falls run (approx. 12km) contains numerous Class 2 white water rapids. Beginning at the base of the Athabasca Falls, the paddler is challenged by rapids and enchanted by magnificent scenery in a canyon setting. This class II+, 3.5 hour round trip excursion will include 1.5 hours on the water. Please pack a bagged lunch, warm clothes, towel and snacks.

August 17th - Niton Pool & Park (11:30AM - 4PM)

$20 - Register Here

Spend the day playing in the outdoor pool, riding the pump track, shooting hoops and exploring the playground in Niton Junction. Bring your own lunch, swim suit and towel plus a bike or scooter if you'd like to check out the pump track. If you don't want to ride the pump track, no worries there is lots of other things to do. We will be swimming 1:30-3 pm.

August 24th - Nerf Wars & Dodgeball at Edson Tumblers Gymnastics (6PM-9PM)

$20 - Register Here

Join us at the Edson Tumblers Gymnastics! We will have free rule of the place, which means dodgeball games, trampolines, swinging, flips, etc. Good thing the place will be padded because you will get to go wild for this "Wild Wednesday". Snacks & drinks included!
 

August 31st - Outdoor Movie for AGES 13-17 (Starts at Dusk)

FREE Drop-In Event!

Join us at the Pine Grove soccer fields for a free showing of Poltergeist (2015). Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.