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

Experiencing Camp Manitou through smell, touch, and taste

by Krista Sinaisky

First-ever Canadian Deaf-Blind Camp an inspiring and memorable week All the thrills of camping will be remembered in a different way for 30 members of Canada’s deafblind community, who participated in a first-of-its-kind event at Camp Manitou this June, which also happens to be Deafblind Awareness Month. Along with memories of adventure and... read more ›

Colin’s Story – Getting the most out of the WJHA experience

by TNYF Staff

Colin is a quiet, contemplative, hardworking kid with a passion for nature. Colin was in Grade 7 when he was approached to join the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA). Having never played organized sports prior to this he remembers his first skate as “really wobbly” but also recalls making many great strides that year. Through a lot of hard... read more ›

Camp Manitou: A place of belonging, no matter what

by TNYF Staff

Growing up Bryn attended various summer camps including Camp Nutimik, Winkler Bible Camp and Red Rock Bible Camp. Bryn spent four summers at Red Rock Bible Camp as a cabin councillor and skill leader, serving some weeks in the kitchen or on the maintenance team. “I genuinely enjoyed helping out in all the areas at camp but I have to say that bein... read more ›

P11 expands to bring the mental wellness conversation to early years students

by TNYF Staff

Project 11 will expand to include Grades K-4 curriculum for the 2018-19 school year, in addition to the Grades 5-8 curriculum, which has been available to Manitoba teachers since 2014. Teachers and students have recognized the positive impacts of Project 11's mental wellness lessons in their Grades 5-8 classrooms and early years teachers have be... read more ›

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