Child & Youth Programs
High Five Training (PHCD)
Are you interested in working with children in the future?
Are you working on building your resume?
Do you have 8 hours to dedicate to this Parks and Recreation Certificate?
Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) training session provides skills, nurtures your confidence, and gives you the tools to become an influence in a child’s life. As the caring adult you will learn new ideas that will provide a safe environment for the child to play, learn, master new skills and meet new friends.
Saturday, February 23rd
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
$64 + HST
Ages 14 +
Simcoe Recreation Centre
SOS 4 Kids! My Safe Life!
This course covers topics on Internet safety, road safety, fire safety and preventing injuries. Children will learn practical strategies to identify and deal with bullying and how to get help. Participants will receive a manual and card of completion. Please bring your lunch.
Ages: 7 to 10
Mondays: October 15th to November 19th – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday, January 4th OR Thursday, March 14th – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
SOS 4 KIDS! Home Alone Safety Course
This program provides youth with all the information necessary to be successful while home alone. Lunch will be created by the participants. Please bring water, snacks and pens.
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ages 9 to 12
Choose from one of the following dates: October 20th, November 17th, January 3rd, January 21st or March 13
Canadian Safety Council Babysitting Course
This course covers topics on child characteristics, behavior, fire safety and basic first aid. Participants will have the opportunity for a hands-on experience and meet the local Fire Prevention Officer. The course package will be available upon registration which includes a practical component. Participants must obtain a 75% on the exam to be successful and receive their certificate.
Participants must be 12 years old within 6 months of course completion.
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Choose from the following dates: October 19th & 20th (SRC), November 16th & 17th (Langton Arena), January 3rd & 4th (SRC) or March 11th & 12th (SRC)