YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

Our goal is to engage Youth in the process of evolving into their true potential! We've combined a developmental curriculum with growth mindset activities and ongoing empowerment events to provide a place where Youth and their families will thrive.

 


 

We make sure that this learning carries over!

We will gladly include a parent or guardian to join their Youth for any Curriculum at NO EXTRA CHARGE!

This is a unique opportunity to connect, understand & support the learning

CURRICULUM PROGRAMS
WORKSHOPS

"I love how all of the activities parallel back to real life lessons. I see the full value in this. So many skills are enhanced & at the end you leave feeling accomplished & more confident!"

DESHON LENNARD

FCSS Youth Centre Coordinator Sylvan Lake 

LET'S GIVE OUR YOUTH EVERY CHANCE

TO SUCCEED

Kids face many challenges so feeling confident in their own abilities makes all the difference to the outcomes of those challenges.  Youth who learn to regulate their emotions and utilize their strengths for success  are not easily affected by negative input because they have boundaries to resist compromise, insecurity or guilt. Now think about their mindset. They can learn skills but if their internal voice keeps telling them that they are not good enough or that they are victims or that that are entitled to their anger then they will struggle to move forward and enjoy their true potentials. 

 

Through our amazing skills development programs, Youth will engage in a unique learning environment to develop solid skills for life! They will learn to make positive choices by working in a 'cause and effect' environment alongside a horse who depends on clear communication and leadership. Throughout the programs, Youth will learn self awareness and build confidence by learning appropriate assertiveness, problem solving, respect for themselves and others, trust, teamwork, and so much more! 

We reinforce this ™ Building Block ©  Program of solid skills development with Growth Mindset practices that give Youth even more tools for success! Gratitude, working through fears and goal setting are a few of the topics that are introduced to enhance learning objectives throughout the curriculum. We plant the seeds to develop positive thought processes in a fun, interactive setting that keeps Youth open and engaged with the learning. 

Our interactive 8 & 12 week curriculum programs, as well as our workshop events for Youth, are specifically designed to ensure the learning and retention of necessary life skills to aid in each Youth's personal growth. It is an excellent approach to teaching that gives your Youth an experience to pull from when they are faced with choices and challenges. By consistently paralleling working with their teachers, the horses, back to everyday situations, our facilitators ensure that Youth understand how to carry their learning forward.

TEACH THEM TO THINK, TO PROBLEM SOLVE

One of the many bonuses of working with horses vs a classroom setting, is the component of interactivity. We all learn differently, but we can all take away lessons that we learn through our experiences. As the only Internationally Recognized Equine Assisted Learning Program in Canada, each of our exercises is custom designed to maximize learning potential and focus on developing individual skills as they work through fun, interactive group challenges.

 

This specific life skills development program is as an important educational tool that helps to develop empathy and kindness as well as to combat:

  • Behavioural disorders

  • Low self-esteem

  • Bullying

  • Drug abuse

  • Emotional issues

  • Poor communication skills

  • Inability to work with others

DEVELOP COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP SKILLS.

When Youth are the leaders of their own lives they are not easily affected by negative influences

Through a safe learning environment that responds to each Youth's strengths and limitations while supporting individual growth
 

Youth who develop strong interpersonal skills engage positively within their communities

Why?

How?

So?

PARTICIPANTS WILL LEAVE WITH CONFIDENCE                             & SKILLS TO:
  • Develop & maintain healthy relationships

  • Accept responsibility and accountability

  • Overcome barriers to find change

  • Be encouraged to be creative and innovative

  • Find opportunity in working together

  • Realize the benefits associated with effective communication

  • Recognize the value of mutual trust, respect, and personal integrity

  • And so much more!

"I learned to communicate better with my teammates. I also learned that the horses are just like people and need to be comforted just like humans. They need trust and connection too. They are also very comforting to come to. I learned that you can have very close relationships and a very strong friendship."

TIANA

Boys & Girls Club  - Red Deer

HOW DO WE PREPARE OUR YOUTH

FOR THE FUTURE?

Instill a GROWTH MINDSET that seeks to learn and empower

Identify the personal VALUES that give each Youth strength & purpose

Teach them to COMMUNICATE honestly, accurately and with respect

Build their CONFIDENCE so that it positively affects all of their relationships

 

 

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CONFIDENT KIDS CANADA

38344 Rge Rd 20

Red Deer County, AB

T4E 2L5

(403) 507-9619

shana@confidentkidscanada.ca

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We have been trained by the world renowned Equine Connection - The Academy of Equine Assisted Learning Inc, who certify all over the world through the Academy of Equine Assisted Learning BuildingBlock™ course. You will see Equine Connection instructors in the videos provided, these will give a better understanding of the value of our programs and workshops.

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