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Canadian Red Cross Youth Group: Week of Youth

Starts: 2013-07-08 Ends: 2013-07-12

The Canadian Red Cross Youth Group is hosting Week of Youth, which is one week of workshops for youth 13 – 25 years of age.  Week of Youth is an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience with a locally and internationally recognized organization on a variety of topics.  Workshops will include Personal Preparedness, World History of Racism in Minutes, People Savers, and more!  Participants completing the People Savers course will receive a certificate recognizing their participation in learning safety awareness and first aid skills.

Week of Youth will take place July 8 – 12 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Canadian Red Cross office located at 105 Allard St.  The cost is $20 for the week or $5 a day, with lunch included.  Participants will receive a certificate of completion for the week. 

The schedule is as follows:

Monday – Introduction to the Red Cross & Youth Group, Team Building Workshop, Malaria Presentation

Tuesday – Current Humanitarian Events & Case Studies, World History of Racism in Minutes

Wednesday – People Savers (Level 4), Personal Preparedness Workshop

Thursday – Disaster Management Information & Testimonials, Children of War Presentation

Friday – International Humanitarian Law & Landmines Presentation, Paxium (Role-playing activity exploring conflict & international humanitarian law)

For further questions or to register, please contact the Red Cross office at 705-759-4547