#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 for the Heart

15–18 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 uniqueness and artistic individuality.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 22, 2022

 

November 29, 2022

 

December 6, 2022

 

December 13, 2022

 

Art Works

11–14 years | Youth will explore the great world of art. This unique experience places an emphasis on having fun. Each session will include an art project.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 23, 2022 - December 14, 2022

 

Babysitter Training Course

12 years and up |The Babysitter Training Course can help prevent injuries and promote responsible management of common situations that may arise while children are under the care of babysitters. This in-depth course is designed to develop transferrable skills and is 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:
October 15, 2022 - October 22, 2022

 

Cooking Club – Level 1

9-12 years old | This exciting program is designed to help youth learn the basics of cooking. We will focus on safe food handling practices and learn about healthy food choices, while making some delicious recipes!! Each week the youth will follow a recipe and have a chance to sample their own creations. They will also work on building a recipe book to take home at the end of the program.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 20, 2022 - October 11, 2022

 

New – Hangouts

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.

You can register ahead or drop in as you are able.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
September 13, 2022

 

September 27, 2022

 

October 11, 2022

 

October 25, 2022

 

November 8, 2022

 

November 22, 2022

 

December 6, 2022

 

December 20, 2022

 

New – Outdoor Hang Outs

Children ages 13-16 years | Come and Hang Out in local park areas for games and physical activities including basketball and other sports activities. Bring a friend or meet new friends. Look for the FFRN flags at the park to find us.

The website will be updated weekly with Hang Out locations. Programs will run as scheduled unless there are extreme weather conditions.

 

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
August 15, 2022

 

August 17, 2022

 

August 18, 2022

 

August 18, 2022

 

August 19, 2022

 

August 22, 2022

 

August 24, 2022

 

August 24, 2022

 

August 25, 2022

 

August 25, 2022

 

August 26, 2022

 

Youth Drama Club

13–16 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:
September 14, 2022 - December 7, 2022

 

Youth with Confidence

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 reflective journaling and mindfulness activities, help increase their confidence and interpersonal skills.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 3, 2022 - December 8, 2022