Take It EASY (Empowerment And Self-Esteem for Youth) is a program that addresses the complex issues facing young people. This program is targeted at children in grades 5 and 6.
Take It EASY is a Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada national program. National programs assist to build the capacity for future success of children and youth by:
- tackling youth issues that are at the heart of every community;
- believing in the potential of Canadian children and youth;
- making our communities better places to live and grow up.
The objective of Take It Easy is to create strategies to help foster the self-esteem and confidence of preteen participants and enable them to make more informed decisions about the challenges they face in life.
Virtual programming will be available during the 2020-2021 school year.
Candidates for the school programs will be selected by school staff.
Topics: Self-Esteem, Body Image, Gender Stereotypes, Healthy Relationships, Bullying and Online Safety.
Ongoing skills and themes throughout the session are leadership, conflict resolution, problem-solving, respect and social skills.
This program is set up in a group atmosphere. The content of this program is delivered through discussion and activities. Certain topic material may be sensitive to some participants. Age-appropriate information will be delivered to the program participants. If you would like more information or if you have any questions, please contact Genevieve Cyr at 324-4493 ext.214 firstname.lastname@example.org