Below are a number of useful links some useful resources in our community
Gleneagles Community Center,
The West Vancouver Leisure Centre
The North Vancouver Rec Centre
The West Vancouver Library
The Northshore News
West Vancouver Scouts
Scoutmaster & Group Commissioner: B Jody Lotzkar (email@example.com)
The troop meet weekly at St. Monica's
Website: 5thwestvanscouts.com (Boys & Girls Welcome)
Girl Guides & Brownies
West Vancouver Guide 8th Unit
West Vancouver Presbyterian Church, 2893 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1M1
The Official West Vancouver Youth Band
Their Vision: "To engage the youth of yesterday, today and tomorrow in the art of musical excellence, building on our legacy of pride, commitment and community."
Since 1931 the West Vancouver Youth Band has been providing excellence in music education for young people ages 9 to 19. Graduates of the band leave the program with a great appreciation of music, skill in playing an instrument, and the experience of being a part of this unique Community Band. The Band has four levels; beginner, junior, concert and symphonic band and our new String Ensemble .
All levels rehearse in the Community Music Hall at the West Vancouver Recreation Centre.
Phone: 604 921-3412
Me and My Net
Get your thinking caps on and join in the global fight against malaria
Closing Date: 28th October 2011
Over a million people die from malaria every year. The Me and My Net competition invites young people (18 and under) to make their voice heard in a fun and creative way. Click here to find out more.
Jubilee Time Capsule
A peoples’ history of the last 60 years
Closing Date:June 2012
In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, they are building the world’s biggest online time capsule:www.jubileetimecapsule.org
People of all ages are invited to select a date between 6th February 1952 and 6th June 2012 and tell them about an event that happened on that day. It could be an event that is important to themselves, their family, community, or country. Entries to the Jubilee Time Capsule (JTC) can include photos, films, drawings, poems, interviews or essays. These memories – the untold stories of millions of ordinary and extraordinary lives – are the story of the modern Commonwealth.
All students, parents and teachers are invited to enter the Jubilee Time Capsule. Click here for ideas of how you could bring the JTC to your classroom and community.
Over 60 schools in 28 countries have joined a special team called SuperSchools. Each school is committed to contributing to the JTC, and working together to fill the world’s biggest online time capsule. Click here to meet the team. If you would like to help represent your country for the Jubilee, and take advantage of free resources and special prizes, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Thank you so much for the challenge. This has introduced a very heartening situation in terms of family as well as social communication to our young students” Fazaia Intermediate College, Pakistan (SuperSchool)
Antigua to Zambia : Getting to Know Your Commonwealth
A free teaching resource
Designed for ages 11-18, these resources cover topics such as democracy, diversity and development. Click here to download for free.
Link Schools Programme
Bringing schools together as partners in development
Our programme brings together schools from the UK and Ireland with schools in sub-Saharan Africa to work in partnership and learn from one another to support quality education - as partners in development. We offer an innovative school linking programme, including training, expert staff, materials, and visits. For more information or to become involved, please email email@example.com, phone +44 (0)207 226 9331, or visit www.linkschools.org
2012 Young Commonwealth Competitions (Essay, Photo, Film)
Connecting Cultures for the Jubilee
Closing Date: 1st May 2012
Click here to download all the information, including topics, how to enter, and prizes. In 2011 over 2000 young writers, photographers and filmmakers around the world received an award for their entries.
2012 marks the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her 60th year as Head of the Commonwealth. To celebrate this very special occasion, for one year only, all competition entries will be added to the world’s biggest history project, the Commonwealth Jubilee Time Capsule (see below for more information).
Visit our website to find out more about each of the three competitions:
Commonwealth Essay Competition - the world’s oldest and largest schools’ writing contest
Commonwealth Photographic Awards
Commonwealth Vision Awards
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