Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples (UPIP)

YOUTH EAGLE PROGRAM

The Tree of Peace Friendship Centre is pleased to offer ON THE LAND Summer Day Camps in collaboration with B.Dene Adventures at Bobby Drygeese's Camp in Dettah for youth aged 6 to 13 for the following dates:

Monday August 3rd - Session 1

Sunday August 9th - Session 2

Sunday August 16th - Session 3

Sunday August 23rd - Session 4

To ensure that these programs are run safely, and follow other restrictions outlined by the Office of the CPHO, each camp will operate with reduced numbers.  Additional health and safety guidelines will be in place and issued to all families with children attending.  For information on steps being taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at Day Camp, please request to view the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre’s On the Land Summer Day Camp Covid-19 Plan.  For more information or to register for this camp, please email upip@ttopfc.com

The Tree of Peace Friendship Centre’s On the Land Summer Day Camp is offered in partnership with B-Dene Adventures.  This project is funded in part by a grant from the NWT On the Land Collaborative. 

UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENT

Jigging - Virtual Dance Class

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YOUTH EAGLE PROGRAM

“The Eagle Youth Program” is dedicated to the late Norbert Thomas (Tom) Eagle.  Tom was responsible and instrumental in the development of Friendship Centres at the National, Provincial and Territorial levels.

 Tom’s passion was for youth of all ages to succeed in life.  “Mentor our youth of today and empower them to become leaders of tomorrow.”  Tom’s 40 years plus tenure within the Friendship Centre movement has brought the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre to what it is today.

Objectives of the Youth Eagle Program:

  • To increase youth engagement

  • To foster youth empowerment

  • To support youth in understanding cultural identity

  • To develop and maintain effective partnerships

 

Programming, Activities & Events: 

  • Youth Advisory Committee

  • Sharing Circles

  • Youth/Elder Connections

  • On the Land Camps

  • Empowerment Workshops

  • Wellness Events 

  • Leadership Conferences

  • Culture-based classes and workshops 

  • Educational Support

  • Volunteer Opportunities

YOUTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (YAC)

WHAT IS THE YAC?

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a group of youth who meet on a monthly basis to share and integrate their voices, perspectives, and expertise into programs, events, and leadership opportunities offered through the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre for youth in the community of Yellowknife, including Ndilo and Dettah. 

 

YAC MEMBERS ARE INDIVIDUALS WHO:

  • are between the ages of 14 to 24

  • are committed to attend and participate in YAC meetings

The YAC provides opportunities to…

  • increase leadership skills and experience to add to your resume

  • volunteer or participate in cultural activities and programs

  • attend national leadership conferences

  • grow personally and professionally

 

 JOIN & MAKE A DIFFERENCE

 TO FIND OUT MORE PLEASE CALL (867) 873-2864 or EMAIL upip@ttopfc.com

 

(867) 873-2864

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