Unplug and Play “Mntaqa’te’n aqq Mila’si” Back to Nature Youth Rally

UnPlugandPlay UnplugandPlayMarch23to292015




HELD April 10 & 11, 2015

Host: Wagmatcook at Wagmatcookewey School benefitted roughly 50 youth in the Cape Breton Region. Proudly Supported & Partnered with by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Please see the above Presentation ( Partners included) : Aim – included exposure, skill development and participation in physical activity, healthy eating, social, team building, leadership, mental health, re-connecting to Nature by Unplugging from technology & Playing; Learn Culture & Heritage.

It coincided with ParticipACTION’s Unplug & Play 2015 initiative

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS at Wagmatcookewey School Included:  https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Wagmatcookewey+School/@46.074503,-60.921695,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x3011f9d41bc6c716



April 10, 2015

3:30 pm         Arrive, Set-up and Health Heart Check-ups

4:00 pm         Ice-breakers

4:10 pm         Honor Song / Welcome

4:15 pm         Lessons & Safety Talk / Rules / Regulations

4:30 pm         Supper – Personal Pizzas

5:30 pm         Respect Circle / Bullying

6:00 pm         Indoor Activity:


7:00 pm         Indoor Activities



                               -Fancy Shaw Dancing


                               -Taekwondo / Self Defense

8:00 pm         Wildlife Safety

9:00 pm         Healthy Snack & Mi’Kmaw Storytelling

9:45 pm         Improve

11:00 pm       Movie & Refreshments

                               -Bon-fire, sweat lodge

April 11, 2015

7:30 am         Breakfast

8:00 am         Smudging

8:15 am         Outdoor Activities



9:00 am         Winter Survival & Survival Eating Packs and Compass Kits (Cape Breton Search and Rescue)

10:00 am       Break / Healthy Snacks – Smoothies with Dietician Mary Pierro

11:00 am       Traditional Cook (Make Luskinin)

11:15 am        Indoor and Outdoor Activities: Includes Zumba with Jane Gesner – Participants Choice

12:00 noon    Lunch

12:30 pm       Cultural Journeys

1:45 pm         Ice-fishing

3:45 pm         Healthy Snack

4:00 pm         Outdoor activities



5:00 pm         Mi’Kmaw Crafts: Dreamcatchers and Medicine Pouches

5:30 pm         Supper – Homemade Chinese Food

5:50 pm         Wrap & Participant T-shirts, Certificates

6:00 pm         Departure





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