Raise the Grade
A multi-faceted education program, Raise the Grade increases academic skills, high school graduation rates, and access to post-secondary education for youth. It is an interactive after-school program that allows young people to explore their personal interests, receive homework support, connect with mentors and/or tutors, interact with peers, increase their digital literacy, and plan for post-secondary education.
Lead UP provides youth with opportunities to engage in service initiatives that will address community needs, encouraging them to develop life and work skills, self-confidence, and self-efficacy, while discovering new opportunities. Currently piloting at 5 Clubs, the program engages under-represented youth in meaningful service and promotes youth civic engagement.
Keystone is our national leadership development program that provides youth with the knowledge and skills to make positive choices in their lives and make a difference in their Clubs and communities. Throughout the course of the year, Keystone participants complete at least one activity in each of the five core areas: Leadership, Teamwork, Healthy Choices, Service to Club and Community, and Learning for Life.
Giant Tiger Giant Steps
Giant Steps offers opportunities for young people to complete homework in a supportive environment, and also offers them the chance to learn about opportunities for further education or career guidance. Through Giant Steps, youth build knowledge and skills not only in academics, but also in communication and leadership.
Skilled4Success teaches young Canadians about the skilled trades, provincially-regulated apprenticeship programs, and career planning. Whether through job skills training, networking opportunities with skilled trades professionals, or job-shadowing, S4S – Skilled Trades provides information—and challenges misconceptions—about the skilled trades and encourages youth to consider them as a viable option for a future career choice.
Youth Leading Reconciliation
Youth Leading Reconciliation has been developed to engage Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth in cross-cultural dialogue, community-building, and collaboration. Through youth-led approaches, participants will build knowledge and awareness about Truth and Reconciliation, while also exploring the ways that they can act as advocates and allies.