Youth March Break Activity – Indoor Rock Climbing with MEC

TBaker Youth News

On Wednesday March 15, 2017, CultureLink Youth programs took 22 youth to Joe Rockhead’s for indoor rock climbing. For many of them, it was their first time and here is what some of them had to say. “This was my first time ever coming rock climbing. I didn’t even know there was such a thing as indoor rock climbing. I …

Helping Students Create a Professional Digital Footprints

Lisa Youth News

The Youth Online Employment Strategy (YOES) is an innovative pre-employment program designed by CultureLink to teach youth ages 15-29 how to market themselves in today’s digital world.  Starting in October 2016, YOES has been offering school-based, pre-employment training workshops to help students prepare for today’s competitive job market. Through step-by-step instruction, students in this program learn how to build a professional digital profile …

Multicultural Club Visits the ROM

Abdi Youth News

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America, the largest in Canada, and attracts more than one million visitors every year. Thanks to Kids Up Front, a group of newcomer youth from Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School’s Multicultural Club visited the ROM and spent a wonderful afternoon there! Through our visit, …

A Magical Journey with Project Canoe

Asal Youth News

At the beginning of August, four CultureLink youth were led on a backcountry portage trip in Algonquin Park for 5 days, thanks to a partnership with Project Canoe. Project Canoe uses the outdoors, including wilderness canoeing, to create a transformative environment in which young people facing barriers develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own personal success. …

Playing for Keeps Community Training

Asal Youth News

CultureLink is in its 4th year of partnership with Playing for Keeps – an organization that aims to give volunteers the opportunity to plan fun games and activities to bring neighborhood and communities together. This past June, 23 youth and adult from Culturelink took  part in a 2-day free certified Community Leadership training at George Brown College. This training session …