Pens and Paint
ART, EXPRESSION, DISCOVERY
This art-based program focuses on coping with stress through visual arts and creative writing. Art is a form of creative expression, and we can help you do it by learning artistic skills such as canvassing, pottery making and even slam poetry.
LEARN, BE WITH WINTER, CONNECT
Winter Wellness is a program that runs in the winter months. With Winter Wellness, you can learn how physical activity, through being outdoors during winter, can help cope with stress. We run a variety of winter based activities and all transportation, lift tickets, equipment, rentals and lessons are included and absolutely free to participants.
OUTDOORS, GROWING, BONDING
This program runs in the summer. As a group you will collaboratively grow a vegetable garden and explore nature trails, farms, and lakes around the Ottawa/Gatineau regions. This program pairs spending time in nature with a conversational element. If you’re a person who wants to get outside, learn how to grow a garden, or likes to chill- this program is for you.
DISCOVER, RECHARGE, BREATHE
The power of yoga and meditation is a healthy coping method. This program encourages you to discover yourself, and allows you to recharge through mindfulness and discussion with peers. Most of all, it teaches you the key aspect of mental health maintenance which is self care – to take a while just to breathe. This program is for youth 15 and older.