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

Encouraging positive behaviours and coping strategies earlier

by TNYF Staff

Project 11 is setting the stage for even more success in its Grade 5-8 classrooms. This 2018-19 school year, elementary educators from Kindergarten to Grade 4 will have the opportunity to bring important mental wellness concepts to their classrooms as part of a provincial pilot program to introduce Project 11 curriculum to these younger students. A... read more ›

New journey for WJHA grad

by TNYF Staff

One of this year's 12 graduating students from the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) has officially started his road trip to Kansas where he will be taking Business Administration in the fall. Before hitting the road, Tobie and his family stopped by to drop off a thank-you basket for the WJHA team. “From the bottom of my heart I want to give... read more ›

Rain or shine there is always fun to be had at camp

by TNYF Staff

Open Access Resource Centre (OARC) spearheaded an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) camp that is planned and run by volunteers. The “Camp yAAC” campers are a bunch of fun-loving individuals between the ages of 6 and 21 who have communication challenges and use speech-generating devices to communicate. Camp Manitou hosted Camp yAA... read more ›

Project 11 teacher testimonial

by Krista Sinaisky

The Project 11 team continues to receive positive feedback from students and teachers who are benefiting from the lessons and activities of the mental wellness curriculum. Below, a grade 4/5 teacher shares how implementing Project 11 in her classroom last year has made such a significant difference over her previous seven years of teaching without ... read more ›

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