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Exam Study Week

Do you need help studying for exams? Or a quiet space?  We will be here to help all week.

To make the week less stressful we will be inviting in therapy dogs, learning some study break routines and offering tutoring for specific subjects.

4
$0.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-16 2018-01-19 6:00PM 8:00PM 99

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Cupcake Fun

Baking requires a different skill set than cooking. This course will outline some basic baking skills, as well as expand out into more advanced techniques. Course participants will learn how to bake many different kinds of cupcakes and how to make their cakes look awesome!

Facilitator: Katy Blakeney from Ashanti Cafe

8
$40.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-09 2018-02-27 4:30PM 6:00PM 8

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Launch Pad Band

“Wanna be in a band?” Here’s your chance. Come with or without an instrument. Just bring a sense of experimentation and play! All skill levels are welcome.

As a group we will explore rhythm, improvisation, musicianship, composition, recording, traditional notation, as well as how to create our own new ways of scoring music, all in a fun, inclusive environment.

By the end of our time together we’ll even have a gig: a special performance at Launch Pad’s Fall Celebration Gala.

Facilitator: Seth Veenstra from Launch Pad

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-11 2018-03-01 6:00PM 7:30PM 6

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Make an Android App

Mobile devices are everywhere and being able to write your own app will give you insight into all the possibilities that exist in this exciting world.

We will be learning to use MIT's App Inventor which is an easy and fun platform for creating cool apps.

No previous programming experience required!

Facilitator: Bernie Blakeney from Launch Pad

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-09 2018-02-27 5:00PM 6:00PM 8

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Intermediate Welding

Participants who already have an understanding of basic welding techniques are invited to join this more free-form hour of working on different projects using our fully equipped shop.  The instructor is available to help youth with advanced skills or new skills.

Come out and improve your skills!

Facilitator: Tim Wise from John Diefenbaker Secondary School

8
$40.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-11 2018-03-01 6:00PM 7:00PM 8

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Introduction To Welding

This course will introduce youth to welding skills and give them hands-on experience with different techniques and materials.

Our summer camps sold out quickly so make sure you register early to ensure that you have a spot reserved for this exciting new opportunity.

Participants will learn shop safety, welding techniques using MIG and TIG, grinders, presses, and other shop equipment

Facilitator: Tim Wise from John Diefenbaker Secondary School

8
$50.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-11 2018-03-01 4:30PM 5:30PM 8

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Making Robots Using Lego

This program will introduce participants to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. The group, guided by their imaginations and the instructor, will discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make problem solving robots.

We will learn about motors, sensors, worm gears and basic robot programming.

Facilitators: Bernie Blakeney from Launch Pad and Robert Allie from Edgewell Operations

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-09 2018-02-27 6:30PM 7:30PM 6

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Recreation and Adventure Club - Winter

Do you have what it takes to challenge yourself and expand your comfort zone? Come find out! Challenges like kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, trampolining and more! You do not need experience to participate, simply a belief in yourself! Feel the rush when you prove to yourself that you can do things you never thought possible! Adventure awaits…


Facilitator: Benson Coulson of BE Recreation Therapy 

8
$0.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-10 2018-02-28 4:30PM 7:00PM 8

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Martial Arts with Golden Tiger

Learning basic self-defense techniques increases self-confidence in young people which has many benefits in all aspects of their lives.

Participants will learn easy to use and easy to remember methods of protecting yourself in a wide range of situations.

Facilitator: Terry Sulkye from Golden Tiger

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-10 2018-02-28 5:45PM 6:45PM 8

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How To Be A Millionaire

Have you always wanted to be a millionaire? This course will teach you the skills required to be super successful by the time you reach 30.  Participants will learn about the power of compound interest, habits of rich people, why you should turn your hobbies/interests into businesses, the dangers of debt, the most important investment you can make and much more.

Facilitator: Bernie Blakeney of Launch Pad

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-11 2018-03-01 5:00PM 6:00PM 8

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Snack Attack

 Do you come home from school ravenous? This course will teach you how to prepare and enjoy your own snacks, such as mini pizza bites, nachos, grilled cheese, wraps, and much more! Come hungry.

Facilitator: Bernie Blakeney of Launch Pad

8
$40.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-10 2018-02-28 4:30PM 6:00PM 6

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Sewing Skills

Come out and learn the basics of sewing.  We will start with simple but stylish projects that will help youth learn basic skills and have fun at the same time.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn skills such as different types of fabrics, preparing fabric, threading sewing machine, choosing a sewing machine needle, sewing straight lines, etc.

 Facilitator: Bobbi Voisin of Launch Pad

8
$30.00
Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Max Participants
2018-01-10 2018-02-28 6:00PM 7:30PM 6