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

Continued support from familiar faces

by Adrian McMorris

St. John’s Ravenscourt (SJR) School continued their support for Project 11 with yet another student-organized fundraiser. A partner of Project 11 from the beginning, SJR was one of the first pilot schools when the curriculum was originally launched in 2013. Project 11 curriculum and SJR students have grown alongside each other, working close... read more ›

Celebrating a milestone – WJHA graduation

by TNYF Staff

Lean on the people around you while working to create the best version of yourself. That was the advice Winnipeg Jets Head Coach Paul Maurice offered to the 17 student athlete graduates from the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) at a celebration held in their honour. The True North Youth Foundation (TNYF) hosted its second annual WJHA gradu... read more ›

Celebration Days a festive end to the WJHA season

by TNYF Staff

The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) Celebration Days are an annual celebration of the success of the program’s student athletes during the past school year. Held over the last months of the school year, elementary and middle school students take part in a full day of activities including ziplining, rock climbing, fishing and archery at Camp M... read more ›

One of the guys

by Adrian McMorris

Sport has a powerful way of bringing people together. People from all walks of life can come to a court, field or rink to work together and feel a sense of belonging. Dylan Burton is one of those people. “Dylan was born 99 days early so we knew immediately that hockey was going to be part of his life, we just didn’t know how,” says his ... read more ›

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