A preteen punjabi girl using a laptop in a library

Surrey preteens build leadership skills and create a community project.

The Peer Mentorship Program is designed to provide preteens (ages 10-12) with meaningful programming, in a safe and nurturing environment, that is open to everyone. 

Groups play interactive games and age-appropriate activities alongside peers, youth mentors and staff. We work together to create a project around an important community topic that we identified as a group, while developing teamwork and communication skills. 

 

Preteen Drop In  

Mondays at 3:30-5:30pm | Ages 10-12 | Clayton Community Centre

Play games and participate in activities alongside peers, youth mentors and staff. Have fun, and work together to create a project around an important community topic that we identify as a group, while developing teamwork and communication skills. Drop by the Clayton Community Centre on Mondays, beginning October 25. Contact saskia.vaneyk@surrey.ca for details.

 

Visual Art to Stop Bullying

Surrey preteens started a community project to raise awareness of bullying and what we can do about it. Local young people were invited to contribute their artwork to an online gallery (by July 1 with a consent form). The art is inspired by Protecting Surrey Schools Together and follows the submission rules.

Online Gallery about Face Masks

A group of preteens created an online gallery of visual art to raise awareness of the proper use and disposal of face masks. Local young people were invited to submit electronic images that follow the Fraser Health guidelines and submission rules (by April 30 with a consent form). 

Thank You

The Peer Mentorship Program incorporates Equitas Community Action Projects and was funded by the BC Government.

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Contact

For more information, contact youth@surrey.ca and check for updates on the Surrey Youth Resources page. Subscribe below to receive a monthly email about Surrey Youth News and Events.

 

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