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Inspiring young leaders: Northern Youth Leadership becomes a Tides Canada project
Northern Youth Leadership is a movement dedicated to delivering programming that encourages the development of young leaders in the Northwest Territories (NWT). It provides unique camp and workshop experiences and opportunities for youth from across the NWT.
We are pleased to announce that Northern Youth has become a Tides Canada project, joining over 40 innovative social change projects across Canada on our shared administrative platform.
“Being a Tides Canada Project allows Northern Youth to access a wider variety of expertise, without the hassle of juggling a number of contractors. As a one staff operation, we see this as a huge opportunity,” said Jill Gilday, Director of Northern Youth Leadership.
Northern Youth is focused on cultivating youth in northern communities and giving them the confidence to reach their potential and be a positive change agent.
With a vision to transform and inspire a generation of courageous young northern leaders, Northern Youth strives to be accessible for all youth, and remove as many barriers as possible to participation. The camps cost only $100 for youth to participate, which includes their travel, accommodation, staff and food, and are made possible by generous financial partners.
“This summer we have three amazing camps on the calendar and registrations are starting to pour in. We are excited to see the youth in action – on the land, interacting with elders and leaders, and gaining confidence and appreciation for the beautiful landscape of the Northwest Territories,” said Jill.
Tides Canada is working in the Canadian North to help advance community well-being and environmental sustainability in the region by supporting the individuals, infrastructure, and institutions that craft and lead northern solutions for northern challenges.
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