Community Child & Youth/Service Groups

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Child and Youth

Youth of Tomorrow
Phone: 403-625-0796
Location: The Station
Description: An FCSS funded Youth and Young adult Program to bring together individuals who need something to do or a couple more friends – Community Volunteers – YOUTH of today, FOR TOMORROW!

Claresholm Child Care Society (Day Care)
Phone: 403-625-4543
Mailing Address: PO Box 271, Claresholm, AB. T0L 0T0
Location: 5895A 8th Street West, Claresholm
Hours: 6:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday, closed Statutory Holidays
Description: Accredited Child Care Service. Activities, crafts, games, stories, outdoor play, etc. Lunches and snacks provided. Government subsidy available for those who qualify. 0 months to 5 years.

Kidz Zone Out of School Care Program

Phone: 403-625-4151
Cell/In Case of Emergency: 403-625-8894
Mailing Address: PO Box 271 5325 8th Street West Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Location: Grey Modular, North of West Meadow Elementary School
Hours: 6:30am- 5:30pm Monday to Friday, closed Statutory Holidays

Description: An out of school and after school program focusing on safe, fun activities for children ages Kindergarten to 12 years. This is a new building with many toys, crafts, games and materials available for the children to use. Subsidy is available.

4-H Beef Club (Claresholm)
Contact: Jeanne White 403-315-4020
Location: Claresholm Lutheran Church

Hours: Meeting is on the 1st Thursday of every month.
Description: Members of the 4-H Beef Club gain knowledge in public speaking, demonstrations, and parliamentary procedure. Year begins in October and ends in May. Projects range from a fed steer to heifer and cow/calf projects.

4-H Multi Club
Contact: Sophia Roemmele 403-625-2299
Location: 359 – 49th Ave. West (Church of the Nazarene) & 4404 – 3rd Street West (Baptist Church)
Hours: Meeting (7-8pm) & Project Day (9:30-2pm) held once a month
Description: Members learn leadership skills, citizenship, public speaking skills and complete projects such as: sewing (e.g. sleepwear, bags, Kleenex pouch), crafts (e.g. beaded bookmark, garden stone, knitting, robots, rockets), food (e.g. chocolates, cake decorating, buns). Projects change every year. Members must be 9 years or older by January 1st of the club year (September – August)

Girl Guides of Canada (Sparks, Brownies)

Contact: Wanda Brooks 403-625-5462
Mailing Address: PO Box 1987, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Description: Sparks, Brownies and Girl Guides are the largest organization for girls and women in Canada and they’re also part of a worldwide movement! Explore our Guiding community and learn more about being a Member of Guiding here in Canada and around the world.

Scouts of Canada (1st Claresholm Troop)
Contact: Ken Lewis 403-549-2289 & Ruth Wallace 403-625-3159
Mailing Address: PO Box 966, Claresholm, AB. T0L 0T0
Description: Encourages youth to develop physically, mentally, spiritually, and socially as Individuals. Groups are Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Scouts of Canada/ Venturers Club (3rd Claresholm Troop)
Contact: 403-625-3526
Location: Call for this years location
Hours: Call for meeting times
Description: The aim of scouting is to develop the boy’s character as resourceful, responsible, members of the community

Kidz Zone Summer Fun Program
Phone: (403) 625-4151
Cell/In Case of Emergency: (403) 682-6011
Mailing Address: PO Box 271 5326 8th Street West Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Location: Grey Modular, North of West Meadow Elementary School
Hours: 6:30am – 5:30pm Weekdays during the summer months
Description: A summer program featuring daily themes and activities. New building located North of West Meadow School, with access to school playgrounds featuring many games, toys, crafts and age appropriate activities. Ages 6 to 12 years, subsidy available.

Learn-A-Lot Playschool
Phone: (403) 625-4551
Mailing Address: PO Box 1777, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Location: 5895B 8 Street West, Claresholm
Hours: To be determined. Classes start in September. Call for details
Description: Provides preschool activities for 3 & 4 year olds. Crafts, puzzles, music and painting. The children learn to socialize, communicate, create, observe, explore, and discover.

MOPS-Mothers of Preschoolers
Mailing Address: PO Box 506, Claresholm, AB. T0L 0T0
Location: Faith Community Baptist Church
Hours: Thursdays from 10am to 11:30am. Meetings will alternate weekly between MOPS meetings with child care and snacks provided, and an informal discussion meeting with parents supervising their own children.
Description: Offers support for all mothers with children from birth through ECS. Child care is provided. Mom’s with small children. mothers of preschoolers

Porcupine Hills Early Childhood Coalition (PHECC)
Description: PHECC was formed to address the information collected from a study completed by Alberta Kindergarten teachers about how ready children were to start school. The study was designed to identify early childhood issues and present the statistics regionally.



West Meadows Elementary


Willow Creek Composite High School


Stavely Elementary School


(ECS to Grade 6)

Granum School


(ECS to Grade 9)

Livingstone Range School Division