2018 Conference-at-a-Glance

The 2018 NWTRPA and Youth Centres Conference will take place in Yellowknife, NT at the Explorer Hotel, October 23 – 25, 2018. Here is a brief overview of the trainings, events, and activities that will take place during the three day event.

Pre-Conference - Monday, October 22

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Delegates Arrive in Yellowknife

Check in and Delegate Bag Pickup at the Explorer Hotel

Day 1 - Tuesday, October 23

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
 

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – Noon
 

Noon – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

 

 

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Keynote: Creating Cultural Connections Between Youth and Elders Through The Arts

Nutrition Break

Debrief Activity with Christine Tootoo and Ellen Hamilton from Qaggiavuut!

Lunch

Breakout Session:
Elders in Motion: Make Space for Everyone
Youth Centres: LGBTQ2S Safe Space
Recreation Leadership: Communicating Effectively
On the Land:  Getting Out on the Land

Nutrition Break

Speed dating: Creating Connections

Day 2 - Wednesday, October 24

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

 

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – Noon

 

Noon – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

 

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Keynote: Bounce Back League: How Trauma-Informed Practices in Recreation and Sport Can Help Youth Weather the Ups and Downs of Life

Nutrition Break

Interactive Activity with Bruce Scott and Maren Rojas from Boys and Girls Club Canada

Lunch

Activities:

  • Self defense
  • Painting
  • Archery
  • Traditional Medicine


NWTRPA Awards Banquet

Day 3 - Thursday, Wednesday October 25

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – Noon

Noon – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

2:45 PM – 3:40 PM

Bright Spot Presentations

Nutrition Break

NWTRPA AGM

Lunch

Dance, Dance Revolution

Nutrition Break

Plenary: Wrap-up, Prizes, and Closing Prayer

Post-Conference - Friday, October 26

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Delegates Fly Home