PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH

Please find that located below are the upcoming programs for youth in Windsor-Essex. You can click on the attachment to learn more about the one that interests you. If you know of a program that could be added to the list, please email info@workforcewindsoressex.com

 

For additional options, you can also fast-scroll to the “Community Events, Workshops and Guides” information on this webpage by clicking here.


Black Boys Code Windsor -Coding Your Own Video Game With Roblox

Black Boys Code Presents, “Coding Your Own Video Game With Roblox” This workshop is for boys ages 13-17. TWO Weekend workshop- Sept 19 & 26

About this Event

Has your boy ever expressed interest in creating their own video game?

On Saturday September 19th and Saturday September 26th your boy can with our new workshop “Coding Your Own Video Game With Roblox” This two-week workshop is for boys between the ages of Ages 13 to 17.

By the end of this two-week workshop (two Saturdays-Sept. 19th and 26th) learners will be able to:

Design and code a simple obstacle-course-style game.

Test their game and modify the objects and code to correct mistakes.

Use 3D design to create objects and format them using three axes: x, y, z.

Understand what object-oriented programming is.

Understand how to add behaviors or actions to objects with a text-based scripting language. ”

Register Now, Space Is Limited!

Register Here 


Virtual Childcare Parent Support Services – New Canadians centre of excellence 

The New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. has provided a variety of Virtual Childcare Parent Support Services (VCPSS) Newsletters, Volumes 1-21. These resources can benefit parents in guiding them in planning fun, educational and age appropriate activities for their children (Infant -12 years). The newsletters also have helpful tips and schedules to assist with maintaining a daily routine.

Please visit the NCCE Inc. website to access and download the newsletters. All volumes are available in English and Arabic, some are also available in Spanish.


EDGE, Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (Girlz Crew-Youth Leadership) – west inc.

EDGE, Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (Girlz Crew-Youth Leadership) project gives young women in Windsor-Essex the chance to build their leadership skills, gain volunteer experience, develop employment skills and learn about Windsor-Essex County.

While involved in EDGE youth are able to:
Increase their network
Volunteer in the community
Create lasting friendships
Develop their skills
Build their confidence

Program Eligibility:
Female newcomer and immigrant youth ages 14 to 24
Permanent Residents
Persons in Canada applying to become permanent residents and who have been informed, through a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of the initial approval of the application subject to an admissibility assessment
Convention Refugees, and Temporary Residents who have entered Canada as a Live-in caregiver

  • For more information about the EDGE program contact WEST at 519-256-6621
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code ninjas windsor

YOUR KIDS WILL HAVE A BLAST BUILDING VIDEO GAMES WHILE LEARNING CODING, MATH, LOGIC, AND PROBLEM SOLVING Learn More at: Code Ninjas Website


stem courses: robotics , Coding, Engineering, Science 

Looking for new activities in the Tecumseh area to inspire your child outside of school? Three words: Robotics for Kids!

Where: Sylvan of Tecumseh


community events – Programs and activities 

 

City of Windsor –  Programs and Activities


County of Essex – The Essex County Civic Centre


Town of Amherstburg – Activity and Sport Page


Town of Lakeshore – Recreation and Leisure Page


Town of LaSalle –  Culture and Recreation Activity Page


Town of Tecumseh – Recreation and Leisure Programs Page


Municipality of Leamington – Recreation Page


Windsor Public Library – Programs Page


Hackforge Workshops & Meetups

Who: Beginners and professionals interested in programming

When: Monthly (see website for exact dates and times)


WEtech Alliance Workshops

Who: Beginners who are interested in starting or growing their own technological skills and or business

When: Monthly (see website for exact dates and times)