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The City of Kamloops values youth in our community. We would like know how we could better enhance our community for youth. We want your ideas for: • Fun activities • Events • Workshops/Programs • Personal development skills To help Kamloops become a more “Youth Friendly Community”, use your voice and email us at youth@kamloops.ca. Need help paying for City recreation programs (including swimming)? Please see page 6 for more information on our ARCH program or go to www.kamloops.ca/communityprograms/arch.shtml. Child Tax Credit - the Children’s Fitness Tax credit is designed to promote physical fitness among children because of the positive impact of physical activity on children’s growth and healthy development. See page 2 for further details or visit www.cra.gc.ca/fitness. Do you know about the Youth CAAN (Community Assessment & Action Network) Committee? Youth CAAN is a youth-oriented group that is working together to put on youth events without the pressures of substance use - youth have a say in what happens in the community! We’re always looking for new members! For more details, contact information, Youth CAAN meetings, and CAAN events, check out www.kamloopscaan.ca. A number of schools throughout the City have partnered with the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department to provide our ‘See it! Try it! Do it!’ series of activities. This is your opportunity to experience a fun recreation activity in your school (activities vary throughout the school year). Stay tuned for specific announcements at your school and look for this logo.


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