Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

The Langley AreaLangley, BC V3A 4G2CA

About

Game On! is a group mentoring program that provides boys ages 8 - 12 with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Through non-traditional physical activities complemented with healthy eating support, participants are engaged in life skills, communication, and emotional health discussions designed to engage participants in the pursuit of life-long healthy lifestyles.

Game On! includes seven 75-minute core sessions. There are also four extension modules that capture potential issues and topics specific to various locales and the interests of the mentors and participants.

The program strives to do the following:

  • Through the lens of healthy living, openly discuss current and pressing issues facing boys and young men
  • Build appreciation for the benefits of healthy eating habits
  • Promote physical exercise through the use of non-traditional activities
  • Instill respect for socio-economic, ethno-cultural, and racial diversity
  • Encourage leadership skills and independent thinking
  • Have mentors make a difference while having fun

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week for 8 weeks
  • No experience is required to volunteer as a group program leader

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