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BC Lions Community Programs
Children and Youth, Community, Education, Environment, Literacy
Age Groups Served: Children & Youth
Mailing Address: 10605 City Parkway
State/Province: British Columbia
Zip/Postal Code: V3T 4C8
LIONS IN THE HOUSE
The Lions in the House program is designed specifically for youth in grades 8 to 12 and emphasizes the importance of positive life skills development for students and their schools.
In 2010, Lions defensive assistant Barron Miles and centre Angus Reid will travel to secondary schools to engage students in an interactive assembly with physical activity and motivational speeches on fitness and nutrition, bullying, continuing education, and maintaining a positive attitude. In 2010, the Lions will visit 30 schools across the lower mainland, speaking to over 3,000 students as part of the program.
In 2010, the BC Lions Football Club is excited to announce the launch of a new school program called Lions Pride.
In partnership with the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, the BC Lions are inspiring youth to be active, make positive choices and excel. Lions Pride is designed for youth in grades 8 to 12 and will combine school visits with the creation of a flag football program.
BC LIONS TERASEN GAS ENERGY CHAMPIONS
The BC Lions Terasen Gas Energy Champion program is designed specifically for children in kindergarten through grade seven, emphasizing the importance of environmental responsibility and being an 'Energy Champion'.
In 2010, the BC Lions Terasen Gas Energy Champions program will visit 75 elementary schools throughout the lower mainland, Vancouver Island, the Interior and Northern BC.
READ, WRITE AND ROAR
The 2010 season will mark the ninth year of the BC Lions' Read, Write & Roar literacy program in partnership with Literacy BC, the Vancouver Public Library, the Vancouver School Board and participating elementary schools.
The program now reaches 15 school districts and more than 25,000 elementary school students, stressing the importance of literacy through a fun and captivating journal.