Child & Youth Program


Programs span literacy development, leadership development and social support for school-aged children and youth living in the Little Mountain/Riley Park Communities. All children and youth programs take place in the community: at local schools, community centers and at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House.

These programs are funded by:
BC Gaming Branch, BC Housing, Vancouver School Board, VanCity, Kinder Morgan Foundation, United Way of the Lower Mainland, Betty Averbach Foundation, City of Vancouver, VanCity Community Foundation, and other private sponsors & Community-Schools Partnerships.


Little Mountain Day Camp

A different theme every week, field trips and outings galore, games, crafts, friends, sports, and most importantly FUN! Come join us for 1 week or stay for all 8! Skilled day camp staff lead this exciting 8 week program for kids ages 6-12. We go on daily adventures, invite guest speakers, have lots of park and pool time and visit exciting locations!

Who it’s for: Children ages 6-12
When & Where: 9 am-4 pm

LMNHS SUMMER SUMMER CAMP THEMES 2016
[Welcome Week]
Week 1: July 4th- July 8th
Get to know you games, swimming, crafts, baking

[Sports and Stuff]
Week 2: July 11th- July 15th
Soccer, minute to win it, yoga, BC Sports Hall of Fame, Grouse Mountain

[Trippy Explorers]
Week 3: July 18th- July 23rd
Local Attractions: Maritime Museum, Pacific Spirit Park, Conservatory

[Icky Sticky Creations]
Week 4: July 25th- July 29th
Science experiences, Crafts, Science World

[Out of this World]
Week 5: August 2nd – August 5th
Playland, Macmillian Space Center

[Roaring Fun – Animal Planet]
Week 6: August 8th – August 12th
Nature appreciation, animals, museums

[Drip, Drip, Splash]
Week 7: August 15th – August 19th
Beaches, Water Mania, Outdoor swimming pools

[Best of … Summer send off]
Week 8: August 22nd – August 26th
Best field trip, craft, sport, group game

Cost: $120/ per week (Cash or Cheques accepted); Exception for BC Holiday in Week #5 = $100/week
Registration:
 Download the registration form and/or drop-in to LMNH
Download the flyer here.
Download the Themes poster here.
Who to contact: For more info, call Children and Youth Programs Manager, Jasica Grewal at 604.879.7104 ext 310 or drop by LMNHS, 3981 Main Street.


The Crew Drop-In

Free drop-in program for children and youth who live in, and around, the Riley Park area.  Play board games, WII U, Karaoke, get help with homework, hang-out, and eat a delicious snacks!

Who it’s for: Pre-Teens , ages 8-12
When: Tuesdays and Fridays from 5:00pm -8:00pm Tuesdays
Where: Little Mountain Neighbourhood House (3981 Main Street)
Cost: Free (registration required)

Registration: No advanced registration needed. New participants are asked to complete a registration form on the first day they attend the program.
Who to contact: For more info, call or email Alexis Bennett- Child & Youth Worker Children at  604.879.7104 or alexis_bennett@lmmhs.bc.ca

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Elementary Literacy Programs – Brock, Livingstone and Wolfe

 

Explore the world of reading through fun, games, science experiments, and projects! This after-school activity-based literacy programs are for children in grades 1-3 and 4-7.

Participants play games, practice reading and writing, explore new ideas, make new friends. Older students can work on homework and get help, if needed. Snack is provided.

Who: Brock, Livingstone and Wolfe Elementary School students
When:
September 2016 – June 2017

Brock Elementary School (Art Room):

Cost: $40 – 10 weeks

Grades 1-3 (Literacy Circle) 3pm-5pm, Mondays and Thursdays
Grades 4-7 (Homework Club) TBA

 

 

Livingstone Elementary School (Library):
Grades 1-3 (Literacy Circle) 3pm-5pm, Tuesdays and Fridays
Grades 4-7 (Homework Club) TBA

 

 

Wolfe Elementary School (Library):
Grades 1-3 (Literacy Circle) 3pm-5pm, Wednesdays
Grades 4-7 (Homework Club) 3pm-5pm, Mondays

 

 

 

Registration: These programs are open to children attending the three schools listed. Registration dates are announced within the schools at the end of each term. Flyers and registration forms are sent out in September, December, and March. Parents are also encouraged to register at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House.

Contact for more information: For more info, call or email Alexis Bennett- Child & Youth Worker Children at  604.879.7104 or alexis_bennett@lmmhs.bc.ca

A huge thank you to Brock, Livingstone and Wolfe for your support of these programs.

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Homework Club – Tupper High School

This program offers high school students at Tupper group and one-on-one homework help in a supportive, enriching atmosphere.

Who it’s for: Tupper High School students
When:
Tuesday and Fridays 3:00pm-6:00pm
Ongoing during school year
Where:
Tupper High School, Homework Club Room
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Just show up!
Who to contact:
Murray Anderson, Homework Club Coordinator at 604-240-8523

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Youth Council

Youth in grades 8 – 12: Get involved in your local community, gain leadership skills, plan events, build friendships, volunteer with local non-profits and have fun!

Who it’s for: Youth living in Little Mountain/Riley Park. Grades 8-12
When:
Tuesdays 5:30pm- 7:30pm, ongoing during school year
Location:
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House – Library East
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Register @ Little Mountain or show up during program time and fill out a form
Who to contact:
Children and Youth Program Manager, Jasica at 604.879.4104 ext 310

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