Community Child & Youth/Service Groups

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Child and Youth

Youth of Tomorrow
Phone: 403-625-625-0796
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: 221 – 45 Ave West. (South side of Town Office)
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
E-mail: kidzzone2@hotmail.com
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
E-mail: kidzzone2@hotmail.com
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
E-mail: lotplay@telus.net
Mailing Address: PO Box 1777, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
Location: 221 – 45 Ave West (West side of Town Office)
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
Phone: 403-808-6125
Contact: Danielle Thomas
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)
E-mail: elainemahan@xplornet.com
Website: www.ecmap.ca
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.

 

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Schools

West Meadows Elementary

403-625-4464

Willow Creek Composite High School

403-625-3387

Stavely Elementary School

403-549-3757

(ECS to Grade 6)

Granum School

403-625-3734

(ECS to Grade 9)

Livingstone Range School Division

403-625-3356

www.lrsd.ab.ca