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

Hockey is For Everyone

by TNYF Staff

It’s been a long road for Rahaf and her family, but she has finally found a new home with the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA). After her family left Syria for a better life in Canada, Rahaf joined the WJHA in Grade 2 at Brooklands Elementary School and despite never seeing snow or ice before, she could barely contain her excitement when she p... read more ›

WJHA celebrates female coaches as part of NHL Girls in Hockey campaign

by Krista Sinaisky

The difference between a good coach and great coach is all in the details – details that can make a world difference in a player’s life on and off the ice. Humility, compassion and leadership are among the details that the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) female coaches show and give to the student athletes they coach every day. In recogn... read more ›

TNYF hosts 7th annual Winnipeg Jets Gala Dinner Oct. 23 at Bell MTS Place

by TNYF Staff

The True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) will host the seventh annual Winnipeg Jets Gala Dinner presented by Scotiabank on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bell MTS Place in support of its three core programs, the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA), Camp Manitou, and Project 11 – a mental wellness program for students in Grades K-8. Hosted by Scott Oake, ... read more ›

Camper Testimonials

by Adrian McMorris

Over the summer we asked some of the campers some difficult questions. These are their unfiltered responses. ... read more ›

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