This beautiful Saturday afternoon, Sault College’s third year Child and Youth Care class hosted a family fun day at the school.
The free event was for children and families to come and enjoy a day full of activities such as bouncy houses, crafts, face painting, drumming, nail painting, a photo booth, delicious snacks, and so much more.
“We are excited to partake in such a beloved tradition of the Child and Youth Care Program,” said Cory Ingram, Publicity Committee.
“It’s a great opportunity for children and families to get together for a day of fun and enjoy the activities we have organized for them. We appreciate all the support we’ve received from the community, and we are thankful for all of the organizations who have provided us with the resources to make this possible.”
Every year, the third and final year class has to help an organization in the community with an event for their Community Development Class.
This event was a fundraiser for ARCH’s Pediatric unit.
“We actually hosted a dinner for ARCH last week, which had a great turn out and was really successful,” Ingram continued, “There is a donation jar and proceeds will go to ARCH but this event is more for the kids to come out and have fun with their families.”
Community partners and sponsors include Kiwanis, Lions Club, Velorution, Fit 4 Less, Wacky Wings, BCK Woodworks, the Miller Family, and our own Donna Mansfield.
About Sault College CYC Program ~ Professional Child and Youth Care practitioners (CYCs), or Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) specialize in helping children, youth, and families improve their lives.
As a student, you will receive training in areas such as counselling, addictions, sexuality, recreation, mental health and special needs. Your courses will place a strong emphasis on practice and application, including four levels of supervised field placement in a variety of settings.
Unlike many other colleges, we will provide you with field placements that are scheduled alongside your academic courses so you can practice and process what you are learning. Theory and application will be woven together throughout your training so you will have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience and learn from the experiences of others.