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Register Now for the 2021 YWCA Youth Education Programs

The YWCA's Youth Education Programs aim to strengthen the social and emotional health of Grade 7 students and help them get ready for high school. 

Our fall 2020 programs are now full. Register for our waitlist to sign up for spring 2021 programs. 

REGISTER NOW

Parents! Want to know more? Read our Letter to Parents (English) for more information. 

(Letter to Parents also available in Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese)

Live sessions will be conducted over Zoom by YWCA staff on the dates below, running 30-45 minutes each.  Program is free for participants.

Choose one of the options below - spaces are limited:

3:30pm Start Options (3:30pm - 4:15pm):

1: Mondays, Nov 2 - Dec 7
2: Tuesdays, Nov 3 - Dec 8
3: Wednesdays, Nov 4 - Dec 9 

4:00pm Start Options (4:00pm - 4:45pm):

1: Mondays, Nov 2 - Dec 7
2: Wednesdays, Nov 4 - Dec 9
3. Thursdays, Nov 5 - Dec 10
 


Program Topics, by week:

  1. Introduction and Welcome
  2. Media Messages 
  3. Values and Identity  
  4. Healthy Friendships 
  5. Healthy Living & Stress Management
  6. Closing / Celebration 

Bonus Session: High School Q&A Panel
Friday, December 11, 3:30 – 4:30pm 

* The Wednesday groups will miss Week 2 due to the November 11 Remembrance Day holiday


This program has been successfully running in Vancouver since 2004 and in Surrey since 2012, and was adapted to an online format for the Fall 2020 school year. 

If you have any questions, please contact the YWCA Youth Education Team at youth@ywcavan.org


Read the Youth Education Programs Risk Management and Behavioral Expectations (English).

(Risk Management and Behavioral Expectations also available in Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese)