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

Flatlander’s Beer Festival returns June 22-23

by Krista Sinaisky

The much-anticipated festival for beer connoisseurs returns this summer as Manitoba Liquor Marts present the 16th annual Flatlander’s Beer Festival, June 22-23 in support of the True North Youth Foundation. More than 300 beers and ciders from all over the world, including more than 100 exclusive new products, will be featured at more than 90 tast... read more ›

Project 11 launches early years pilot for Grades K-4

by Krista Sinaisky

The True North Youth Foundation’s (TNYF) 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 all Manitoba teachers since 2014. Project 11 is seeking a minimum of 50 teachers in each of Grades K-4 to pilot the early years curriculum. Registration... read more ›

Solving problems, big and small, through mindfulness in the classroom

by TNYF Staff

As the end of the school year approaches, the Project 11 team continues to receive positive and encouraging feedback from students and teachers about their experiences with Project 11 throughout the year. Educator and counsellor, Joanne Rusen recently wrote a thank-you message on behalf of her Project 11 class, expressing her own feelings about ... read more ›

Floorball fun marks the end of a great hockey season

by TNYF Staff

On May 13, the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) and St. James Assiniboia Hockey (SJAHA) held their third annual Floorball Jamboree at the Keith Bodley Arena. This was the first year that all three participating WJHA school divisions were invited to the jamboree, making it the biggest yet with more than 500 students each playing five games. Th... read more ›

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