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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.
If you are a youth and are interested in helping out as a volunteer for any Town of Edson event or if you would like more event information, please call 780-723-4403
ROCKIES TOURIST DAY - JULY 10 Spend the day at the Hinton Museum, take a little hike and go for a dip in Miette Hot Springs. Please bring a lunch, swim suit and towel. Please wear good walking shoes. TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 9 AM Returns at approx. 6 PM FEE: $40
ROTARY PARK IN WHITECOURT - JULY 17 Come and beat the heat with us! Rotary Park in Whitecourt includes river slides, a spray park and a great playground. Pizza lunch and transportation included. WEATHER DEPENDENT TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 9 AM Returns at approx. 4 PM FEE: $30
SURVIVAL SKILLS DAY - JULY 24 Learn various survival skills at Willmore Park such as: fire lighting, building a shelter, navigating, tying knots and more. Wiener roast lunch provided. TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 10 AM Returns at approx. 3 PM FEE: $10
WHITE WATER RAFTING - JULY 31 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. TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 9 AM Returns at approx. 6 PM FEE: $80
YOUTH SWIM - AUGUST 7 Join us at Repsol Place for a youth only fun swim! Grab your friends and head to the pool for fun and games to fill your summer evening. TIME: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM FEE: FREE No youth under age 11 will be permitted.
AMAZING RACE - AUGUST 14 How would you like to spend the day solving puzzles, doing challenges and racing around Edson? Join us for an Amazing Race! Lunch provided. Please note, participants may not be chaperoned by an adult at all times. Teams will be created in the interest of safety and fairness. TIME: Meet at Repsol Place at 10 AM Ends at Repsol Place at 3 PM FEE: $5
NITON POOL & PARK - AUGUST 21 Spend the day playing in the outdoor pool, riding the pump track 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. Helmets are mandatory. WEATHER DEPENDENT TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 12 PM Returns at approx. 4:30 PM FEE: $20
LEARN TO BIKE AT WILLMORE - AUGUST 27
** this is not an error - this activity will be occurring on August 27 rather than 28 due to instructor availability**
In partnership with the Edson Cycling Association, we will be hosting a learn to ride program at Willmore Park on the trails and on the new bike skills park! Please bring a lunch, water bottle and snacks. Demo bikes will be provided if you don’t have your own. Helmet is mandatory, you must supply your own. TIME: Bus leaves Repsol Place at 10 AM Returns approx. at 2 PM FEE: $10