Providing hockey programming to
keep kids connected to school.
Supporting teachers &
students with mental
health initiatives
.
Offering a summer camp
and outdoor experience.
Supporting teachers &
students with mental
health initiatives
.
…

OUR MISSION

"Providing underserved youth in Manitoba the opportunities they need to fulfill their ultimate potential."


OUR STORY

The True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) consists of three core programs, Camp Manitou, Project Eleven, and Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy.

These programs empower underserved youth in our community to achieve their potential through consistent health, wellness, and activity programing that integrates into their school curriculum from kindergarten to grade twelve. The TNYF works closely with its team of motivated board members, True North employees, and our professional hockey teams and venues (Bell MTS Iceplex and Camp Manitou) to provide youth a positive, engaging and nurturing environment to grow.

While supporting youth, TNYF collaborates with external partners in business, government, education, and other sectors to reach more youth, more often in our community.



LATEST NEWS

True North Youth Foundation hosts inaugural P11 Summit for mental wellness

by Krista Sinaisky

In recent years there has been a crescendo in the conversation about mental wellness. On January 31 more than 3,000 students were actively engaged in that important conversation as they gathered at the Burton Cummings Theatre to join the True North Youth Foundation's Project 11 in a celebration of youth empowerment and wellbeing at the inaugural P1... read more ›

True North Youth Foundation’s Project 11 receives a $10,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

by Krista Sinaisky

The True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) is pleased to announce it was presented with a $10,000 grant from the Bell Let's Talk Community Fund during today's inaugural P11 Mental Wellness Summit, held in conjunction with Bell Let's Talk Day. "We are very grateful to Bell Let's Talk for this grant, which will go a long way in introducing Project 11'... read more ›

New Winnipeggers get crash course in winter at Camp Manitou

by TNYF Staff

Winnipeggers are known to handle cold weather as well as anyone. On January 13th, a group of Winnipeg newcomers caught on to that mentality as they braved the -20 C-plus-wind-chill weather for a day of winter activities at Camp Manitou. The event, Welcome to Winnipeg, was hosted by the True North Youth Foundation (TNYF), and brought 60 Canadian ... read more ›

Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy ‘Living Philanthropy’ partnerships enrich students’ lives

by Krista Sinaisky

Local businesses and organizations have played an important role in the growth and development of the True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) since the 2010-11 hockey season, supporting the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) through its Living Philanthropy Program. The program includes adopting a class and running weekly on-ice sessions for the 25-week... read more ›

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