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

WJHA provides first steps on career path and more for scholarship winners

by Jason Friesen

The True North Youth Foundation’s (TNYF) slogan is Empowering Potential. It’s only two words, but it speaks volumes about the values of the organization and implies several things. Firstly, the work they are doing with the youth they serve is not just for the present; it will help to develop them for the future. Secondly, it shows that the TNYF... read more ›

Celebrating the WJHA class of 2020

by TNYF Staff

After a senior year that was far from the norm, the accomplishments of the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy’s (WJHA) class of 2020 were celebrated at Camp Manitou on June 24. With the final few months of their high school experience being spent at home without socialization and peer interaction due to COVID-19, the opportunity to celebrate this miles... read more ›

Laughter and excitement return to Camp Manitou

by TNYF Staff

Over the last two weeks of June, Camp Manitou looked and sounded drastically different than it did earlier this spring. Camp was once again filled with excitement, laughter and joy as 150 Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) student athletes were the first to be welcomed back to the grounds after programming was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more ›

WJHA’s lessons put into practice as students graduate and move on from the program

by Jason Friesen

Pictured: A group students from St. James Collegiate Institute participate in the WJHA's after-school program as they create their own ceramic mugs at Brush Fire Ceramic Studio in Winnipeg - one of the many activities the after-school program provides.   With the end of June comes the end of another school year. Though this school year w... read more ›

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