2014 SYMPOSIUM - PLAY...NATURALLY

The 2014 Youth Development Through Recreation Symposium took place March 23-25 at The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Alberta. Below are some of the presentations shared at the symposium, available for download in PDF format.

Using Nature as a Community Building Tool - Tracey Bink, Jessica Monk & Sherry Wallace
Special Olympics Alberta - Kaley McLaren
Play Ambassadors - Graham Thomson & Matt Leung
Physical Literacy for People Experiencing Disability - Amanda Ebert
Grade 5's Get Active & Activ8's - Janette Messer
Using Mobile Technology to Connect Children & Youth with Science, Nature and Active Outdoor Play - Kym McCulley & Mary Krupa-Clark
Nature Play Workshop - Intro & Risk in Play - Mary Ann Rintoul
Play Leadership in Nature - Russell Krasnuik
Five Minute Field Trips (Resources) - Christina Pickles
Water Smart Program - Kelly Carter
Two Wheel View - Sarah Kinnie & Colin Rioux
Play Day: The Ulitmate Neighbourhood Block Party! - Katie Mahon
         - How to Host a Play Day (resource)
Move & Play Through Traditional Games - Megan McKinlay
Engaging Children and Youth in the Urban Forest - Jane Erdmann

2010 SYMPOSIUM

The 2010 Youth Development Through Recreation Symposium took place March 15-17, 2010 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. Below are some of the presentations and resources shared at the symposium, available for download in PDF format.

Toast 'n Jam - Aaron Taylor and John Marriam
Youth Friendly Communities - Marion Price
Youth Friendly Staff - Marion Price
Children and Nature, Alberta - Cliff Lacey
Footprints: Engaging Youth to be Physically Active in Nature through Photovoice - Janine Drummond
Youth Indicator Species - Don Carruthers Den Hoed
Sogo Calgary - Heather Wickstead and Augusto Romero
Engaging Youth in Nature, Charlottetown - Beth Hoar
We All Can Play - EISA and EFCL
ARPA Programs and Services
Connecting to Urban Youth: Play, Physical Activity and Schools - Nick Holt