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

Welcome to Winnipeg warms up winter for Canadian newcomers

by TNYF Staff

The True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) certainly gave a warmer greeting to many of Winnipeg’s newcomers than the winter weather did this year. Though the frigid temperatures may not have been tough to beat, the TNYF once again went above and beyond in welcoming new Canadians to our city and province by showing them how to have some outdoor fun in... read more ›

Project 11 and #HockeyTalks bring mental health awareness

by TNYF Staff

The Winnipeg Jets hosted their seventh annual #HockeyTalks day on Jan. 31, 2019, when they took on the Columbus Blue Jackets. #HockeyTalks is a national public awareness campaign for NHL teams designed to encourage conversations about mental health. The campaign showcases mental health resources and provides information from leading experts, aiming... read more ›

Project 11 Mental Wellness Summit expands

by TNYF Staff

The True North Youth Foundation celebrated Bell Let’s Talk day on January 30 with its second annual Project 11 Mental Wellness Summit. Though the event was hosted by the Burton Cummings Theatre last year, it was moved to Bell MTS Place in 2019 to facilitate even more students attending the event. Extreme temperatures may have kept some of the exp... read more ›

New year, new camp opportunities

by TNYF Staff

Camp Manitou started 2019 off with a “new year, new camp opportunities” kind of mentality as they hosted their first ever Winter Break Camp. From Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 35 children between the ages of 8 and 12 had the chance to participate in the winter camp. Camp Manitou has always been a place to grow positive relationships, self-confidence, an... read more ›

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