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.)