#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 2E8 780.413.4521 info@familyfutures.ca

Child & Youth

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.

13+ Years

If you need any additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 780-413-4521.

We have created some online programs, services and support options. These are on each program page, the At-Home Family Fun page, and our YouTube channel.

Please note, that some of our Early Childhood Development programs go up to 6-years-old.

Check here for additional programs that may be applicable to your family.

 

Art Works

11–13 years |  In this program experiences to learn about and engage in a variety of art activities, using different materials and tools, are provided. This inclusive and fun environment also provides an opportunity for youth to connect with others with similar interests.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
April 18, 2024 - May 9, 2024

 

Babysitter Training Course

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

Registration:
Online

Dates:
June 15, 2024 - June 22, 2024

 

July 4, 2024 - July 5, 2024

 

August 6, 2024 - August 7, 2024

 

Creative Youth

13-18 years | This lively program combines hands-on art activities, improv theater, and spoken word poetry to create an inclusive atmosphere where young minds can explore, collaborate, and connect.

The Saturday group is being offered in collaboration with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northern Alberta.

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
April 13, 2024 - May 4, 2024

 

April 18, 2024 - May 23, 2024

 

July 12, 2024

 

July 26, 2024

 

August 9, 2024

 

August 23, 2024

 

Hangouts

Children ages 13-18 years | Looking for a place to “hang out” with friends, enjoy music, play games, create art, do some improv or other activities? Share your interests, activity and game ideas with us to make unforgettable memories with both old and new friends.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 16, 2024 - June 11, 2024

 

April 16, 2024 - June 18, 2024

 

July 2, 2024 - August 20, 2024

 

Junior Achievement

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.

Registration:
Online

Dates:

Kids with Confidence – Girls Inspired

For girls 13-15 years | This self-awareness and leadership program, for those who identify as girls, covers topics such as healthy relationships, managing emotions, self-esteem, handling conflict and leadership. Participants will learn about topics through fun self-reflection activities, group discussion, games, and crafts.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
April 16, 2024 - May 21, 2024

 

Youth At the Wheel

13–18 years | Youth at the Wheel is an interactive program designed to support youth in the learning of knowledge needed to obtain their learner’s permit to drive in Alberta. Essential topics such as traffic rules, road safety, and responsible driving habits will be covered.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
May 30, 2024 - June 6, 2024

 

August 12, 2024 - August 19, 2024

 

Youth Drama Club

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.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 17, 2024 - May 11, 2024

 

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