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New programs are in on-going development in order to best assist our community.
Year Round Programs
Archway Connection eXcelling through Experiential Learning.
ACxCEL is also for Access to Excel.
A full-day bi-weekly experiential learning program directed to homeschooled youth.
The program offers socializing, animal care and welfare, activities in environmental sustainability, lessons in communication, arts, music, maths and sciences, fitness and biomechanics, Animal and human psychology and behaviour. Through unconventional and indirect activities and modalities, youth are taught in ways the focus on their strengths. Youth are encouraged to digitally disconnect and reconnect through nature and life. This environment is key to their successes.
To be Kind, to Explore, to Express and to be Nurtured!
The focus of the Archway K.E.E.N. Kids Club program is to provide weekly outdoor-based activities that enrich the lives of children in our community. The activities help to build friendships, creativity, communication, confidence, healthy boundaries, a sense of belonging and inclusion.
Each rotation of youth remains small, so that more attention and care is received. Each rotation includes a total of 8 youth ranging in age from 6-12.
The Club runs on weekend days in 4-week rotations. It runs from 10:00am-1:00pm. All program activity materials are provided.
This program has been thus far been extremely successful for it’s 2 years running. It’s demand in attendance is regularly growing and expanding. The biggest limitation is the funding needed for all families to access this program for their child(ren).
Prince Edward All Connections Engagement
The goal of the Archway Connection’s P.E.A.C.E. Warriors program is to provide weekly outdoor-based activities that enrich the lives of teenage youth in our community with a focus on low-income and at-risk youth.
The adolescent years can be quite challenging to navigate. The P.E.A.C.E. Warriors program will aid in youth developing friendships, communication, confidence, healthy boundaries, stability, a sense of belonging, inclusion and safety.
The program is run in 4 week rotations on Tuesday evenings from 3:30-5:30. Each rotation of youth remains small, allowing facilitators to offer the best attention and care as possible. Each rotation includes participants ranging in ages from 13-17 years. All program activity materials are provided.
This is a much needed program. With bullying, peer pressure, societal demands, P.E.A.C.E. Warriors is a program for teenagers to learn tools to help them succeed in their lives. Funding is the only barrier to allow us to move forward in offering the program as soon as possible.
Together Exploring, Expressing ,Nurturing & Sharing
This is a weekly 3h program for teenagers needing a safe, inclusive, supportive space to explore, learn, share mindfullness and wellness techniques. For teens experiencing stress, anxiety, grief, trauma, bullying to questioning their inner-self, who they are and want to be.
*Potential to be offered at schools upon request.
Summer Camp Program
The goal of the Archway Summer Camp is to provide weekly outdoor-based activities that enrich the lives of youth in our community with a focus on low-income and at-risk youth and developmental disabilities.
We focus on developing friendships, creativity, play, educational activities, communication, confidence, healthy boundaries, stability, a sense of belonging, inclusion and safety, animal and nature welfare.
The Camps run weekly from 10-3pm. Each week remains small, allowing facilitators to offer the best attention and care as possible. Camp participants range in ages from 5-7 years, 7-12 years and 13-17 years. All program activity materials are provided.
The Summer Camp Program has been thus far been extremely successful for it’s 3 years running. It’s demand in attendance is regularly growing and expanding. All youth attendees return with over a third of the overall attendees being new.
Funding for our Summer Camps offer a barrier-free ability to participate thereby aiding in inclusion and belonging.
2020 Cost: $225/week or $55/day (Limited Spots)
Saddle Up for Success
2 days/week through July and August
A 60h Summer Intensive Program For ages 8-16
Runs July-August, 2 days/week from 9-3
Youth are engaged in activities that will strengthen empathy, responsibility, communication, leadership and teamwork. Activities include: learning to horseback ride, animal care, art therapy, mindfulness, orienteering and cultivating survival tools.
Cost: $905 per youth (Limited spots)