Made Your Summer Plans Yet?

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Hooray for summer! Here at Kits Neighbourhood House we have all sorts of engaging and exciting summer programs planned. I’ve listed a few of them below. If you’d like more information, feel free to contact the people listed below, or Megan at the front desk – megan@kitshouse.org. In case you’ve forgotten, we’re right on the corner of 7th and Vine – 2325 West 7th.

Also, we are ALWAYS looking for volunteers, if you find yourself with some free time on your hands all of a sudden!

Community Gardening Continues! Join us in our garden for our weekly work parties, Thursdays from 1-5. No experience necessary, just a desire to get your fingernails dirty! A meeting of all garden collaborators will be held this Thursday at 4 in the garden, it’ll be a great opportunity to get involved. Drop in on Thursday or give Megan a call beforehand if you have any questions. 604-736-3588 ot megan@kitshouse.org.

Licensed Summer Camp Spaces AVAILABLE! Kitsilano Neighbourhood House still has spots open in its Little Camper (6-8) and Preteen Leadership (9-12) summer day camps! Weekly sessions with awesome themes and special out-trips. Contact Lisa Paul at 604-736-3588 for more information, or come by the office to register. 2325 West 7th Ave (on the corner of 7th and Vine).

Attention Youth! Kitsilano Neighbourhood House is hosting their Youth Volunteer Skills Program this summer. This is a great opportunity for youth to be engaged in their communities and have fun this summer. This 8 week program for youth, grades 9-12, emphasizes leadership, conflict resolution, resume building, interview skills, time/stress management and lots more. Participants will attend 8 weekly workshop sessions, gain more than 20 volunteer hours outside the workshop, get involved in community service, learn games, make new friends, gain references for the future & have FUN! This program will be held on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00pm, from July 7th-Aug 25th. Registration is required and there is a $15 fee. To find out more information and/or to register contact Leanne Bird, Community Youth Engager at 604-736-3588 ex. 31 or leanne@kitshouse.org, or check out our website www.kitshouse.org. The program will be held at Kits House, 2325 West 7th Ave (on the corner of 7th and Vine).

Lunch and the Legal Process: On Tuesday, June 30, Kitsilano Neighbourhood House’s weekly ‘Toonie Tuesday’ seniors drop-in lunch will feature Stephen Miller, lawyer, to discuss and answer questions about Wills, Power of Attorney, and Welfare Guardianship. $2 fee; vegetarian soup and refreshments provided. 11:30-1:30. Contact Julie Wall, Seniors Coordinator, for more information at 606-736-3588. Kits Neighbourhood House, 2325 West 7th Ave (on the corner of 7th and Vine).

Share Food, Learn About Fair Trade: Join us for our monthly community potluck on Wednesday, July 8th, from 6-8 pm. Representatives from 10,000 Villages will be giving a presentation and leading a discussion on Fair Trade, an incredibly important and often misunderstood trade partnership and social movement. Bring a vegetarian dish to share! Contact Jenn at 604-736-3588 or jenn@kitshouse.org for more info.

Last modified: June 22, 2009

One Response to " Made Your Summer Plans Yet? "

  1. carrie trousdell says:

    my daughter will be 13 in june. are you offering any summer camps for pre-teen/teenagers. please let me know