GO (Get Outside) After-school Program – Baddeck Academy

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Fall 2017 – Aforementioned held at Baddeck Academy – Proudly supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

GO (Get Outside) Fall Program 2017

A “GO” (Get Outside) Fall 2017 Program Information Session for Girls Grades 6-9 attending Baddeck Academy was held on Thursday, October 12th. Pizza, fruit and refreshments were enjoyed by all girls grades 6-9 during the session at lunchtime. They were informed of the two upcoming programs below this Fall 2017 and also gave input into what activities they’d also like to participate in the 2017-18 school year – GOInfoSessionInputBaddeckAcademyOct122017

The Program is FREE, include healthy snacks each outing and will include program hoodies for each participant. The program will be led, supervised by Retired Teacher Judith King: ajudithmarg@ns.sympatico.ca (For further information, any questions, etc.)

The program will focus on hiking and promoting the great natural environment, outdoors we have access to in Victoria County and play after-school leading to physical, social, mental, environment and health benefits of participating in the program.

Program Registration Form 2017-18 Downloadable for Your Convenience Above:

The program takes place in nature on or adjacent to school property and in Baddeck and Area. Provides girls grades 6-9 at Baddeck Academy the opportunity to be outdoors, enjoying our great natural, outdoor environment that we live and play in!.

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card on physical activity for children and youth reported that only 9% of Canadian children aged 5-17 years old are getting the 60 minutes of heart-pumping activity that they require each day.  Grades 5 and 6 students who regularly are allowed to go outside and explore unsupervised get 20% more heart-pumping activity than those who are always supervised (Ibid. 2015:)

The Goals of the Program are to:

  • Increase participants’ physical activity
  • Develop their exposure to nature and our great natural environment
  • Develop their outdoor and leadership skills
  • Foster a stronger connection with the natural world.

The Objectives of the Program Includes:

  • Be outdoors, hiking after the bell during the after school time period no matter what the weather! (It’s not the weather, it’s the way we are dressed)
  • Incorporate structured and unstructured activities including free play outdoors, outdoor skill building activities, games and nature awareness activities
  • Demonstrate that little material is required to have fun in nature, an outdoor setting in Victoria County great natural environment

Go (Get Outside) program offers children and youth at Baddeck Academy the chance to be physically active while exploring the natural world we live.

Parents who are interested in contributing to transportation needs, when needed, please let us know as a stipend will be offered to cover expenses ($25 gas card)

The Fall session will be 10 weeks long – once a week, held after school (Thursdays, starting Nov. 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm, after-school.

Proudly Presented By Your Partners In Your Health:

  • CB-VRSB
  • Baddeck Academy
  • Victoria County
  • Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
  • Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre Society
  • NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage

Grades 6 – 12 Fit Yoga Program

This Fall 2017 Program is FREE for Girls Grades 6 to 12 and will be held at Baddeck Academy Tuesdays, After the Bell (After-school Time Period) beginning October 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm.

The program will be led, supervised by certified instructor Patsy MacKenzie. If you are interested in the program and/or need further information, please contact Patsy at patmk30@hotmail.com

Program Registration Form is Downloadable Above for Your Convenience at the top of this page.

Proudly Presented By Your Partners In Your Health:

  • CB-VRSB
  • Baddeck Academy
  • Victoria County
  • Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
  • Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre Society
  • NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage

Thank You Patsy for your time, contribution, commitment, passion expertise leading to a successful program since 2013, it’s truly appreciated.

Brenda HutchisonGreat program” (FORTheGirls After-school Time Period at Baddeck Academy) – Dec. 1, 2015

Winnie Asaph HutchisonFABULOUS program…” – December 16, 2015

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HELD – GO (Get Outside) Program 2016-2017  – After school Yoga with Certified Leader: Lindsay MacInnis <macinnis.lindsay@gmail.com> Thank You Lindsay MacInnis for your time, contribution, commitment, passion expertise leading to a successful 2016-17 program, it’s truly appreciated.

Held – After the Bell Yoga with Patsy MacKenzie – Fall 2016  @ Baddeck Academy

RESUMED JAN 14, 2016#ForTheGirls Program at Baddeck Academy Returns Tonight After Christmas Break – #AfterSchoolTimePeriod #ASTP

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3:00 PM Grades 6-12 Baddeck Academy

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  • Grades 6, 7, 8 & 9 Girls Only
  • Thursdays at 3:00 pm

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Start-up Pizza Meeting / Consultation Held

November 12 – For all grades 7, 8, 9 Girls

Program Leader: Lindsay MacInnis: e-mail: macinnis.lindsay@gmail.com

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Proudly Presented By Your Partners In Your Health:

-Victoria County

-Naturally Active Victoria County

-Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre

-NS Thrive

-NS Health and Wellness Active Living Branch

-CBVRSB

-Baddeck Academy

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After the Bell, After-school “Take the Roof off Winter” Skates: Sharon MacLean “Wonderful! Thank you” – (January 17 , 2017)

Great turn out today (Nov. 24, 2016) at the rink (Victoria Highland Civic Centre), thanks again to naturally active and remax for sponsoring the ice time (After the Bell After-school Skating open to all!). Same time next Thursday (Dec. 1, 2016)! ! 3:30-5:30 pm” – Andrew MacDonald

Skates (After The Bell, After-school Skates) are going good thanks for the support” – Andrew MacDonald, Victoria Highland Civic Centre (March 9, 2017)

100 participants over the 2 free hours (After the Bell, After-school Skating)! “Great turn out today (Nov. 24, 2016) at the rink (Victoria Highland Civic Centre), thanks again to naturally active and remax for sponsoring the ice time. Same time next Thursday (Dec. 2, 2016)! ! 3:30 – 5:30 pm” – Andrew MacDonald

– Minerva MacInnis – “Happy to hear the turnout was good. It will grow. Spread the word folks“.

Good morning Vince 😄 Thanks for your support Vince.😄 (Baddeck Academy a go for Yoga. We are all excited to get started. I have had quite a few inquiries about when we were starting so kids & parents are really enthused. 😄😄😄😄” – Patsy MacKenzie VCAN Strategy Implementation Team & Certified Yoga Instructor (Sept. 19, 2016)

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