Nominate a Youth development program or initiative that is reflective of the principles of youth development (youth ages 12 to 18) and recreation for a chance to win cash recognition award of $2000 cash recognition award to support future development of the winning project.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association’s Excellence in Youth Development Award annual award recognizes excellence in projects that focus on youth recognition using a youth development model. The Excellence in Youth Development Award was implemented as a result of the successful 2003 National Youth Development through Recreation Services Symposium held in Calgary.
Application Deadline: Fri, June 20, 2014
The nominated initiative would be reflective of the principles of youth development (youth ages 12 to 18) and recreation, and must meet the following requirements:
- the project’s focus must be youth recreation;
- the project must be a partnership or involve a collaboration of organizations and agencies involved with youth;
- one member of the partnership must be an ARPA member; and
- youth, themselves, must be directly involved in the planning/decision making of the project.
2013 Excellence in Youth Development Award
Video Vignette from the ARPA President’s Awards Banquet at the 2013 Ifpra World Congress/ARPA Conference and Energize Workshop in Lake Louise, Alberta.