AYP's first program derived from our summer camps! This unstructured program engages children in free play, creativity, and imagination. Boxes, painting, recycled crafts, slime, and sensory play will all be explored in this program. Come build your imagination with us!
Healthy Heroes is a holistic wellness program. The program focuses on developing a healthy heart, body, and mind. The program implements engaging activities to promote positive self-esteem, coping strategies, and mood regulation. Through Healthy Heroes children learn exciting ways to become active, try healthy recipes, and learn relaxation techniques.
AYP provides a safe and supportive environment for children to complete school assignments and access one-on-one tutoring. Children are matched with volunteer tutors that work with them throughout the year.
This program promotes strategies for children to increase their creativity and self-esteem through a variety of art based activities such as drama, dance, sculpting, creative writing, drawing and painting.
This program is for children in grades 4, 5, and 6 who have spent a minimum of one year in our C.O.LS program.
Community Explorers serves to give opportunity to participants in the Abbottsfield and Clareview neighborhoods to explore our city. Participants are taken on a variety of field trips throughout Edmonton to gain a better understanding of what our city has to offer and inspire passion and imagination.
Monday and Wednesday
Abbottsfield and Clareview Community (fun places around Edmonton!)
Grades 7 to 9 Junior High youth that were in previous AYP programs
Junior High aims to support youth in junior high to build relationships with peers and staff through a variety of recreational and art based activities in a safe and secure environment where they are encouraged to make healthy lifestyle choices, and maintain relationships with peers and Child Development Coordinators.
AYP’s past participants who have shown excellent leadership skills and are in grades 7-9.
This program serves as an opportunity for teens to hone their leadership skills and gain volunteer experience by becoming mentors to the children in our Summer Break Program. For two weeks they accompany our team and our children. They help prepare and give out snack, lead games, act as mentors, and support our participants when needed. At the end of summer programming, Growing Leaders are awarded volunteer hours and given a reference letter.
Spring Break Camps and Summer Camps
AYP Office (10608 34 St NW) or Hairsine Community Center (3120 139 Ave)