Family Futures Resource Network offers child and youth programs developed to increase social skills for children and youth ages 6-18 such as problem-solving; friendship building; anger management; communication; bullying support; goal setting and girl empowerment. These evidence-informed programs incorporate the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Asset Building research and have been well received and sought after.
If you need any additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 780-413-4521.
Please note, that some of our Early Childhood Development programs go up to 6-years-old.
14–17 years | Come and join us for a night full of art, creativity, and mindfulness where we will explore various art mediums to celebrate everyone’s unique, artistic ability.
For youth ages: 12-18 years | This in-depth training course helps youth develop skills to be a successful babysitter. These transferable skills are delivered with the use of lectures, small group discussions, problem-solving, student presentations, inquiry, role-playing and instructor-led demonstrations.
This program has been developed by the Canada Safety Council and is designed for young people who will reach the age of 12 or older within the calendar year. A final exam will be held in the last session. Participants must attend all sessions and obtain a passing grade of 75% on the final exam to obtain certification.
Parental consent forms required | $25.00 fee
10-14 years | This program is designed for youth (10-14 years old) who have completed Cooking Club Level 1 at Family Futures Resource Network. Youth will focus on developing safe kitchen practices, learn how to make balanced meals and will also get the chance to create their very own unique recipes. All young chefs in this program will receive a certificate of completion at the end of this food-tastic program. Please speak with a facilitator when you register your child if you feel the age requirement doesn’t match their experience level.
13–18 years | Step out of your comfort zone while engaging your heart, mind and body. Get your heart pumping, wrack your brain to win the scavenger hunt race, escape a room to find the hidden treasure, and test your limits through a series of obstacle courses with your fellow teammates. These weeks will challenge your heart, mind, and body, but you will leave laughing and wanting more. Do you have what it takes? Come and find out!
Children ages 13-18 years | Want a place to “hang out” with your friends and listen to music or play a game? Come challenge your friends to Exploding Kittens, test your gaming strategy in Settlers of Catan, and laugh the night away playing Apples to Apples and more. Got a game you have been dying to try or music you love? Let us know! We can not think of a better way to spend a Tuesday Night Out.
13–18 years | In this program, participants will learn about the world of improvisation and performance. Through a variety of games, challenges, and skits, participants will learn to think on their feet and react quickly to their surroundings, problem solve, and work together as a group to reach a common goal. Whether you have improv experience or want to try it for the first time, everyone is welcome!
For youth in Grades 9-12 | Junior Achievement’s Company Program is accepting students now. FREE, fun, after-school and worth up to five CTS/CTF or Work Experience credits plus access to over $25,000 in post-secondary scholarships! You will learn how to start and run a business with like-minded students. Local CEOs and business experts will mentor you every step of the way.
14–18 years | In this program, you will learn about the world of “adulting” and the topics of budgeting, meal planning, self-care, job applications, resume writing, interviews and more. Build more confidence around being independent by joining us for this informative and interactive program.
13–18 years | This program is an introduction to the world of performance arts. Through interactive activities with a focus on improvisation, character development, and community building; youth will explore the world of theatre. Participants will also direct and act in a one-act play. The final week of this program will be a performance.
13-15 years | This program challenges youth to draw from their personal experiences and reflect upon what they learn to apply it to their everyday lives. Each week they participate in independent and group activities and discussions. These activities, along with self reflection and mindfulness activities, help increase their confidence and interpersonal skills.
Family Futures Resource Network provides information, education and support to individuals, parents and families. We are the only family resource centre in south Edmonton, that offers this range of services and programs. We are a network of programming sites embedded within the communities we serve.
#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta T6X 2E8
Monday to Friday
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