Engaging and empowering youth

Youth have their say on the here and now, and tomorrow From its beginnings, the Trust has recognized that youth are essential to the future of the Basin and are eager to make their voices heard….

Slam Dunk for Salmo Centre

In the Salmo Valley Youth & Community Centre, kids toss basketballs. Some shimmy hula hoops around their waists. It’s the place to go to play ultimate frisbee, or for seniors to take fitness classes. There are…

Fun and Games – with a Purpose

Developing leadership skills in youth It’s hard to keep all the balls in the air—literally. Picture a room of youth tossing juggling balls to each other, calling each other’s names, seeing how many balls they can…

Finding Community and Confidence

Youth from around the Basin may have a lot in common, from favourite video games, to shared hobbies, to wanting to see the same changes in their communities. They’ve also told the Trust they’d like to…

People, Land and Paddles

The Columbia River is beautiful and impressive—and important for many cultural, ecological and economic reasons. In August 2018, 16 youth launched on an 11-day journey down the river to understand this waterway and its values. Through…

Engaging Our Youth

Youth are a vital force in the Columbia Basin and the Trust’s Basin Youth Network is tapping into that energy.

Meeting Child Care Needs

Corner Stones Child Care Centre in Revelstoke is a busy hub for child care and child health activities.  At one end of the hallway is an indoor play space for toddlers. At the other end, an…

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