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

Camp Manitou Welcomes International Students

by TNYF Staff

Every hardworking student deserves a break from homework and classes. This year, Winnipeg’s international students got that break, as Red River College, the University of Winnipeg and Seven Oaks School Division had the opportunity to bring some of their international students to Camp Manitou for the second year of the Welcome to Winnipeg initiati... read more ›

Remembering where it all started – WJHA student grateful for program’s impact on and off the ice

by TNYF Staff

A hard worker, a team player, and someone who is always eager to keep learning; these are only a few of the attributes that can be used to describe WJHA student Ron. Ron, who joined the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) at an older age than most, first saw the ice in Grade 5 at Buchanan Elementary school. Ron had never played hockey before but... read more ›

Heisinger honoured for mental wellness advocacy

by Adrian McMorris

“Surely you can find someone better than me.” That’s how Craig Heisinger answered James Ferguson, Chair of the Pan Am Clinic Foundation, when he called and asked if ‘Zinger’ would attend a dinner in his honour. Ferguson says he wasn’t surprised by Heisinger’s answer. During their 20-year friendship Ferguson says Heisinger has ne... read more ›

Project 11 an important part of inaugural Jets Town Takeover in Morris

by TNYF Staff

The Winnipeg Jets may have been on the road in Tampa Bay, but to the fans in Morris they were right at home. In the first ever Jets Town Takeover, True North Sports + Entertainment brought out all the stops to bring the atmosphere of a home game to rural Manitoba. Students at Morris School were decked out in their favourite Winnipeg Jets gear... read more ›

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