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BGCBig West Club Rennovations

BGCBig West Club Renovations – Thank You to our Partners!

May 18, 2021

A sincere thank you to staff and partners for leading the renovations at our West Club over the past several months. A few of us took a tour (physically distanced and masked) of the like-new facility a few weeks ago and were so amazed by the remarkable new spaces! This has been an idea that…

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Thank You CN For Your Support!

April 14, 2021

We are grateful for the support of CN over the past year in supporting our staff to be able to serve our children and families in new ways. Over the past year, we have had to respond quickly to the new challenges each and every one of us is facing, and we have been adapting…

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BGCBig Black History Month Jeopardy

Black History Month Jeopardy February 2021

March 5, 2021

On Tuesday February 23, 2021, BGCBigs hosted a virtual Black History Month Jeopardy event.  The event was organized by a committee of agency staff members to incorporate teams from each of our 10 club, individuals from All in for Youth schools, as well as individuals from our community based matches. The competition was inspired and…

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A Message from Global Youth Mentoring Leaders: #keepmentoring

October 8, 2020

We love this #keepmentoring video from Mentor Canada, which highlights the importance of mentoring as high impact, low-cost intervention. During these times of social distancing, relationships are still very important and mentoring can provide that connection to hope for the future.

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BGCBig Mentors Make a Difference

August 31, 2020

Mentoring plays a tremendous role in the development of our children and youth. We know that the benefits are tangible, and have powerful positive effects on young people through personal, academic and professional situations. Watch the following video and listen to those who have been involved with and impacted through BGCBigs mentoring programs in our…

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Helping Your Child Succeed in School(1)

Helping Your Child Succeed in School – Caregiver Education Series Summer 2020

July 15, 2020

Where: Zoom (Online)
When: July 21st. 1:00pm – 2:30pm
July 23rd, 6:00pm 7:30pm

Executive functioning skills are essential for children to succeed, but what are they exactly? Take a peek inside the developing brain of a child to learn about these skills and how they impact learning, behaviour, emotions and social interactions. Caregivers will be provided with strategies and resources to assist their children developing inhibition, working memory and mental flexibility skills.

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Free BGCBigs Caregiver Education Virtual Sessions: Spring 2020

June 4, 2020

Navigating Challenges and Relationships

Do you find that your child struggles to find solutions when a conflict arises? Are you hoping to support some more independence in their problem solving abilities? Allow us to show you some simple steps for breaking down problems and finding solutions with your children. Learn from your peers in regards to what has worked for them and discuss how you can best collaborate with your family.

Date: Saturday June 6, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Location: Online!

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Shaw Birdies for Kids 2020 - BGCBigs

Shaw Birdies for Kids Donation Matching 2020

March 10, 2020

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A BIG Shout out to our Clubs for Participating in #HaveAHeartDay

February 25, 2020

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Our clubs are amazing ???? On Friday, February 14th, our clubs celebrated #HaveaHeartDay – a day where throughout Canada, we took action together in order to make a better Canada for Indigenous Children and Youth. Everyone deserves a fair chance…

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Toy Mountain 2019 Thank You for all of Your Support!

January 7, 2020

Hi Everyone! We wanted to send a BIG THANK YOU out to all the Edmontonians who helped Toy Mountain 2019 become a big success during the holiday season last month. With the support of everyone who donated, we were able to collect a total of 6619 toys for the children and youth in our programs…

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