In this section you will find useful information for you and your family such as links and tips. The Adventurers School Age Care team has searched out the best resources on the internet and have combined them all here for you in one convenient location.
|Family & Community Resource Centre||Committed to providing information, resources and support to families|
|Anxiety BC||Helping Children with Back to School Anxiety|
|Family Online Safety Institute||Keeping students safe online|
|Alberta Family Wellness Initiative|
|Professional Parenting Canada||
This site helps move your important family relationships from good to excellent, through Keynotes, Dinner Seminars, Articles, Videos, Training, Webinars and Consulting
|Bully free Alberta 1.888.456.2323|
|Kids Help Phone 1.800.668.6868|
|Alberta Human Services|
|Children's Link Society|
"Where parents go for their kids’ health and success"
Health Canada’s government website with important information related to the Food Guide, including the basics, how to use it, healthy choices, maintaining healthy habits, background info, and an FAQ section.
This is a great website for parents to visit with their children. There are several tips and ideas about how to be a "health champion," along with healthy recipes and articles, healthy places, active living, and a link to a Jr. Chef app that can be downloaded to their smart phone.
|Alberta Recreation and Parks Association||
"ARPA builds healthy citizens, communities, and environments throughout Alberta" This is a direct link to the Children & Youth programs page. There is a newsletter option available, as well as the calendar of events.
This is an excellent resource for parents. There are tons of articles and tips, as well as link to the app that can be downloaded to any smartphone. There is also a link to an updated blog, upcoming events, and an entire section on ‘easy ways to get moving.’
|Canadian Sport For Life||
"Better sport leads to healthier kids, higher achievement, and lifelong activity"
Website lists the benefits of being active and suggests several ways to become more active.
|Public Health Agency of Canada||
This website has useful information pertaining specifically to the different age ranges of children, and tips on how best to encourage them to participate in physical activity… this also lists the benefits of leading healthy lifestyles.
|University of Calgary - Kids Programs||
This page lists the available kids programs that the university offers year-round. There is information about their camps and their "Active Kids" registration for their health and recreation programs.
|City of Calgary Recreation Guide||
This site lists several recreation programs (karate to hip hop dancing to yoga and more) provided by the City of Calgary. Online registration is available. There are several locations throughout the city.
|Alberta Health Services
Age-specific information for parents is provided on their website. It also lists important phone numbers and a wealth of information about Alberta Heath.
|Nourish Move Thrive
"Eating healthy for your active lifestyle"
|WebMD - Raising fit kids||
A great article from WebMD on Healthy Nutrition, Exercise and Weight for your kids.
|Breakfast, lunch and snack ideas for Elementary students||A downloadable booklet on nutrition.|
|Let kids choose from range of healthy snack-style choices for school lunch||
An informative article on children's nutrition choices.
|Calgary Board of Education|
|Calgary Catholic Board of Education|
|Calgary and Area Children and Family Services Authority|