Training for After School Program Staff

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Video, 6 minutes.

This presentation looks at working with 12-14 year olds, considered the transition years. It discusses how we can support the successful transition from childhood to youth and also introduces a very helpful tool called “Stepping Stones” which was created by the Ontario government.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Content provided by Eric Burton - MM - ATC of Unlocking Potential

Video, 15 minutes.

This presentation looks at how the Ontario After School program began, its focus on activity, health and wellness, and nutrition, as well as information on program planning and resources.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Presenters from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Video, 5 minutes.

This presentation looks at how the Ontario After School program can promote activity for participants with disabilities, looking at factors such as: accessible promotions; location; registration issues; unique and varied skills and abilities; modifications; and, leadership guidance, such as the Variety Village ability based approach of focusing on what a participant can do, not on what they can't do.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Content provided by Variety Village

Video, 1-1/2 minutes

Two after school participant answers questions about their after school program, and how the program has many different groups.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1-1/2 minutes

An after school participant answers questions about his after school program, including what is special about his friends in the program, and how it is important to have a friend.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 2 minutes

An after school participant answers questions about her after school program, including how it helps participants make friends and socialize, and how the program helps kids to be productive in many ways.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1-1/2 minutes

An after school participant answers questions about his after school program, including how leaders are respectful to participants.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1-1/2 minutes

An after school participant answers questions about her after school program, and talks about learning social skills as an important part of what she has learned in her program.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1 minute, 40 sec.

An after school participant answers questions about his program's snacks, leaders, and in particular about all the activities available - like Being Egyptian Mummies! - and options when for when he doesn't like an activity.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1-1/2 minutes

An after school participant talks about what she likes about her after school program, and in particular about the Nutrition Program, where she gets to learn about ingredients and to cook.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario

Video, 1 minute

Lawrence Enosse speaks to the choice youth have in his community to participate in a variety of programs.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Presenter Lawrence Enosse, Program Manager Wasse Naabin Youth Centre

Video, 1 minute

Jeff Moco talks about taking risks with your programming, noting that it can be tempting to reuse some old ideas but keeping it fresh and current is important for youth. 

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Presenter Jeff Moco, Youth Coordinator, Chatham Kent Public Health Unit

Video, 1 minute

Laura Gervasi talks about the importance of youth engagement in her youth programs, such as by getting their input instead of just telling them what to do. 

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Presenter Laura Gervasi, Youth Coordinator, Town of Richmond Hill

Video, 4 minutes

This video gives YOU, the after school leader, the tips you need to build positive relationships with your after school program participants, from creating your program guidelines to being a role model and everything in between.

Created by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Content by Eric Burton, MM, ATC of Unlocking Potential

Webinar, 45 minutes

This interactive, sport-focused webinar is specifically designed to support community leaders and coaches interested in helping children to become life-long participants in physical activity. Workshop participants will learn about physical literacy and the importance of fundamental movement skills acquisition.

Produced by Parks and Recreation Ontario
Created by PHE Canada
Presenter Amber Muir, Trainer

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