BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE FOOTHILLS (CNP)

The aim of the Boys & Girls Club is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities to overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 

This is an after-school program that offers different activities during the week and on scheduled school closures.

e: exdirect@telus.net
fb: bcgfcanada
http://bgcfoothills.com/crowsnestpass-programs.php

BRIGHTER FUTURES

Brighter Futures is a combination of free activities and services that provide personal support, and play & learning opportunities for parents with children ages 0 - 6. Please visit their Facebook page for hours of operation.
Brighter Futures offers many drop-in seasonal programs to help families learn and develop together including Little Picassos, Little Chefs, Little Builders, and many others. Brighter Futures also offers sessions where parents can focus on the different challenges of parenting the 0-6 age group.

Watch for these year-round programs:
Laugh & Learn Together Thursdays from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. For parents with children ages 0-18 months, Laugh & Learn provides a place for parents to enjoy some socialization with other parents while watching their little ones grow and explore in a safe and social environment.

Mother Mental Health on the first Tuesday of each month in partnership with Alberta Health Services, CNP Adult Education, and Family and Community Support Services. Providing a safe place for mothers to discuss the topics important to them guided by two facilitators. Free child minding is provided.

MDM Community Centre
2802 - 222 Street, Bellevue
Contact Tina Smith or Teri Harrison
ph: 403-562-8020
e: brighterfuturescnp@icloud.com
fb: Brighter Futures Project
w: brighterfuturesproject.com

CNP 40 - YOUTH

Youth Events and Drop in Programs.  The 40 Developmental Assets are described as building blocks for life; positive experiences and personal qualities that young people need to grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.
Watch for CNP’s Amazing Teen Race Saturday, September 15!

ASSET #7
Children & Youth perceive that adults in the community value them!

ph: 403-563-8852
e: cnp40da@gmail.com
w: cnp40.com
fb: CNP40Youth

CROWSNEST FOREST KIDS

Crowsnest Forest Kids provides regular forest playtime, as well as inspiration and challenging outdoor learning opportunities to children of all ages. Program facilitated by certified Forest School Practitioner.

Wednesdays
10:00am - 12:00pm

Meet at Miner’s Path Trailhead unless otherwise posted on Facebook Page.
Contact Corrie at 403-582-2002
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Crowsnest Pass & Area Early Childhood Development Coalition

Working to build a stronger community that supports families in providing young children with nurturing and caring environments for healthy development by:

  • Raising public awareness of the importance of the early years
  • Sharing the data we have and encouraging community partners to use this data in making decisions about community development
  • Identifying community strengths and unmet needs
  • Identifying and increasing awareness of existing community resources

For upcoming events and all community childhood program calendars, please visit www.cnpecdcoalition.com

e: ecdcoalition@cnpparentlink.com
fb: CNP & Area Early Childhood Development Coalition

 

CROWSNEST PASS INDOOR PLAYGROUND

A free, interactive, indoor play space for children ages 0 - 6 and their families.
Open September - June
Monday - Friday
9:30am - 11:30am
Visit our Facebook page for summer hours


MDM Community Centre
2802 - 222 Street, Bellevue
ph: 403-562-2360
fb: CNPIDP

CROWSNEST PASS LITERACY FOUNDATION

Peer Tutor Program

The tutor program provides weekly reading support to struggling Grade 1-6 students by recruiting and training volunteer tutors ages 12 years to adult.

In Home Visit Program

The In Home Visit Program and the Pre-K In Home Visit Program provide families with free weekly in-home literacy support.

Books for Babies

Books for Babies provides families who have a newborn baby with a free reading kit to encourage parents to read to their children.

Interested in more information or becoming a volunteer?
Contact Marcy Purcha
ph: 403-562-8816
e: literacyfoundationhas@gmail.com

GEOCACHING

Interested in learning about Geocaching or local Geocachers wanting to form a local club?  Geocaching is the fun activity of find “treasures” hidden by other people found with a handheld GPS and coordinates.

e: crowcachers@shaw.ca
https://www.geocaching.com/play

1ST CROWSNEST PASS GUIDES (GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA)


Girl Greatness Starts Here! Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada enables girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous, and to make a difference in the world. This organization of choice for girls and women, makes a positive difference in the life of every girl and woman who experiences Guiding so she can contribute responsibly to her communities.

SPARKS BROWNIES GUIDES PATHFINDERS
Ages 5 - 6 Ages 7 - 8 Ages 9 - 11 Ages 12 - 14

Contact
www.girlguides.ca
ph: 1-800-566-8111

KIDS KOLLEGE NURSERY SCHOOL

Licensed pre-school program for children who are at least 3 years of age and toilet trained. Register any time during the school year.

2-day program 3-day program
Tuesday & Wednesday Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Morning 9:00am - 11:30am Morning 9:00am - 11:30am
Afternoon 1:00pm - 3:30pm (No afternoon 3-day program)

MDM Community Centre
2802 - 222 Street, Bellevue
ph: 403-562-2624
e: kidskollegepreschool@gmail.com
www.kidskollege.webs.com

KIDSPORT - CROWSNEST PASS BRANCH

Providing registration funds for kids facing financial barriers to participate in organized sport.

Box 415,
Blairmore, AB, T0K 0E0
f: 403-562-2118

Joanne Drain
ph: 403-562-8352
e: judrain@shaw.ca

Ina Wig
ph: 403-562-8207
e: dwig@shaw.ca

www.kidsport.ca

 

PARENT LINK CENTRE

CNP Parent Link Centre provides free programs and services for parents in the Crowsnest Pass and area.

Located in Horace Allen School
2002 - 76 Street, Coleman

AT THE PLAY CENTRE
Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 11:30am

Watch for these fun programs at the Play Centre:
Messy Play, Arts & Crafts Time, Free Gym Play, Parachute Play, Out in the Community, Sensory Play, Free Play, Science Discoveries, Music Mondays, Wild Wednesdays, Adventure Days, Laugh & Learn, Try Something New Days, Dad’s Night, Loose Parts Play, Fun with Literacy, and more.

WORKSHOPS
Free Parent Workshops with free childcare provided. Offered September through June, topics include Triple P: Positive Parenting Program, Mental & Physical Health topics, Rainbow Literacy, Screen Time and Internet Safety. Find up-to-date information on the Facebook page.

fb: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CNP.Parent.Link/
https://www.cnpparentlink.com/

859 CROWSNEST/PINCHER CREEK ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS

Training focuses on citizenship, leadership, fitness, and aviation. Van service is available from the Pincher Creek Legion. No registration fees, a uniform is provided free of charge.

Youth ages 12 - 18
Mondays
6:30pm - 9:15pm

Elks Hall
2025 - 129 Street, Blairmore

Contact Dan Desrosiers
e: 859air@cadets.gc.ca
fb: 859 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets