The New Immigrant and Refugee Youth Camp program offers diverse opportunities for newcomer children & Youth in Edmonton. Youth are engaged with fun and educational activities in various themes, which are designed to enhance their academic achievement, develop personal and social skills, build resilience, develop a healthy lifestyle, increase community connection and foster cross- cultural interaction and friendship. All this interactive learning is intended to help new immigrant youth to begin to root themselves into the Canadian society have a strong foundation to build their life journey in their newly adapted home.

This program is offered at 15 schools partner schools across Edmonton once a week. The students attending those partner schools can participate in this program, through referral by the school teachers.

This program is offered with NO COST for new immigrant youth. (Permanent residence status or Refugee claimants, Proof of the immigration status is required when registering.)

In school group activities:

AHC offers group activities to ESL students throughout the school year at the partner schools. Program activities are part of an English Language Learners (ELL) class during the school hour.

Program themes include:

  • Life management skills
  • Personal skills
  • Community Awareness/connection
  • Education/Career planning
  • Sports and outdoor activities
  • Healthy living
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Business Offer Creation
  • Legal and Financial Requirements for Business
  • Selling, Marketing, and Social Media
  • Funding and Launching your Business
For partnerships, please contact Program Manager: sherry.park@a4hc.ca
To register for summer/spring camp program or any other inquiries: Project/Site Coordinator: mustafa.zahid@a4hc.ca
To register for Youth Club activities: basem.alrahim@a4hc.ca
To register for Leader in Youth, The Learning Table, or Youth Ready to Work programs: basem.alrahim@a4hc.ca