“A POWERFUL VEHICLE FOR CHANGE.” Every week officers get down on mats and teach young girls from the Dixon community how to do yoga. This program “allows the girls to sync their thoughts and movement of body in a way that they start to believe in their own unlimited potential”.
SMILE CAMP SUCCESS STORY! For many years, ProAction Cops & Kids has been a proud supporter of a Toronto based program known as SMILE camp. Every year over 60 students 12-14 years old, from the Catholic and Toronto school board, spend 3 days at Camp George in Parry Sound. This experience allows students
DURHAM RIVER ADVENTURE SUCCESS STORY! For the 4th year in a row, ProAction is proud to have supported the Durham River Adventure program. This 3 day program allowed 9 youth and 3 Durham police officers to camp and go white water rafting on the Ottawa River. The youth gained team building skills, under
STONE SOUP COOKING CLUB Proper nutrition amongst young students is a challenge found in most schools. Some youth in Archbishop Romero High School, George Harvey Collegiate Institute and Nelson Boylen Collegiate Institute were no different and after a joint collaboration with Toronto Police, Public Health and Toronto Schools Boards, on how to deal
GERRARD SPORTS BAZAAR PROGRAM - YOUTH LEADER Houriyah participates in the Gerrard Sports Bazaar program where 55 Division Officers teach youth ball hockey and flag football drills. During the games, Houriyah and her fellow peers are able to develop sportsmanship and teamwork skills and a positive relationship with officers in a fun, safe
TPS – MARINE UNIT COMMUNITY OUTREACH RESCUE PROGRAM (CORP) Being able to afford and participate in recreational programs can be a challenge among new Canadians. Many of the youth participating in ProAction programs are new to Canada, live in impoverished neighbourhoods and have few opportunities. The Toronto Police Service’s Marine Unit program called