Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Think you've got what it takes?! Check it out!

Do you live in Edmonton... think you have what it takes to be a youth leader?! Well check it out!!!

Aboriginal youth interested in aquatics and leadership development are encouraged to apply to the Nîkânihew (Neek–An–I–Ew) program starting October 4, 2010.

Nîkânihew means “one who leads the way” in Cree. This Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program combines cultural teachings and guidance from Aboriginal elders with water safety education, first aid, CPR and leadership skills offered through the City of Edmonton.

Selected applicants will receive the following, valued at more than $1200:
•Monthly Edmonton Transit Service pass
•City of Edmonton leisure centre facility pass
•Program supplies and materials
•Light meal provided at each session

To participate in the program, you must be of Aboriginal ancestry, between the ages of 15 and 22, committed to attending the program each week, and have previous swimming experience.

Apply today to become a leader in your community.
Application deadline: Friday October 1, 2010
Program dates: Monday October 4, 2010 – Monday March 28, 2011
Time: 4:30 – 7:30pm
Location: Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre (13025 112 Street). The program will be moving to O’Leary Fitness & Leisure Center (8804 132 Avenue) in November.

For more information:

Brian Bowers
Telephone 780-886-2992
Fax 780-496-6909
Email brian.bowers@edmonton.ca.

1 comment:

  1. A wonderful opportunity for youth to develop their leadership skills. You got to grab this chance.