#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 29, 2022

 

December 6, 2022

 

December 13, 2022

 

February 27, 2023

 

March 6, 2023

 

March 13, 2023

 

March 20, 2023

 

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

 

February 15, 2023 - March 15, 2023

 

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:
January 21, 2023 - January 28, 2023

 

March 4, 2023 - March 11, 2023

 

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.

Register to hold your spot or drop-in

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
December 6, 2022

 

December 20, 2022

 

January 10, 2023

 

January 24, 2023

 

February 7, 2023

 

February 21, 2023

 

March 7, 2023

 

March 21, 2023

 

Healthy Relationships Plus

15–18 years | The Healthy Relationships Plus Program supports skill-building that promotes healthy relationships, resiliency and mental health in youth. Through interactive activities and engaging discussions, you will increase your knowledge and confidence in navigating through the difficult challenges in peer pressure, relationships, and communication. Some of the topics include messaging in social media, the impact of substance use and abuse, mental health and well-being, building healthy relationships, and boundaries and communication. Come join us!

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 19, 2023 - February 23, 2023

 

Kids With Confidence – Girls Inspired

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:
February 6, 2023 - March 20, 2023

 

New – Skills to Pay the Bills

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.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
February 2, 2023 - February 23, 2023

 

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:
January 18, 2023 - May 10, 2023