2019 Conference-at-a-Glance

The 2019 NWTRPA and Youth Centres Conference will take place in Hay River, NT at the Recreation Centre, October 8 – 10, 2019. Here is a brief overview of the trainings, events, and activities that will take place during the three day event.

Pre-Conference - Monday, October 7

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Delegates Arrive in Hay River

Check-In and Delegate Bag Pick-Up at the Recreation Centre

Day 1 - Tuesday, October 8

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

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2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Evening

Welcome and Icebreakers

Nutrition Break

Keynote: The History of Sled Dogs in Canada’s North

Lunch

Breakout Session:

  • Elders in Motion: Movement for the Mind
  • Youth: YOUth 4 Change
  • Recreation Leadership: Working with Volunteers
  • On the Land: Dealing with Challenging Situations on the Land

Nutrition Break

Speed Dating: Creating Connections

Movie Night at the Theatre: The Grizzlies

Day 2 - Wednesday, October 9

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – Noon

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Noon – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

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6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Keynote: Our Families, Our Way: The Peacemaking Circle

Nutrition Break

Breakout Session:

  • Elders in Motion: Cultivating Caring Communities
  • Youth: Youth Programming
  • Recreation Leadership: Proposal Writing with MACA
  • On the Land: Setting Up Youth for Success on the Land

Lunch

NWTRPA AGM

Nutrition Break

Activities

  • Northern Farm Training Institute
  • Reusable Bag Making
  • Handcrafted Bag Making
  • Lacrosse

NWTRPA Awards Banquet

Day 3 - Thursday, October 10

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – Noon

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Noon – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Evening

Bright Spot Presentations

Nutrition Break

Breakout Session:

  • Elders in Motion: Treat Your Feet
  • Youth: Nothing 4 Youth without Youth
  • Recreation Leadership: Purposeful Program Planning
  • On the Land: Building Community Through On The Land Programs 

Lunch

Knowledge Exchange

Nutrition Break

Wrap-Up, Prizes, and Closing Prayer

Delegates Fly Home

Post-Conference - Friday, October 11

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Delegates Fly Home