Diamond Willow Youth Lodge
Diamond Willow Youth Lodge is a safe, welcoming place for youth between the ages of 12 - 29 to drop-in or participate in a variety of programs and activities.
Designed by young people, for young people, the lodge is a hub where Indigenous youth connect with peers, participate in their own sense of healing and well-being, while accessing a variety of programs and supports.
These programs combine cultural learning and self-discovery, supported with health and wellness that includes:
- Creative expression
- Leadership development
- Positive connections with peers, family, and in the community
Some of the programs offered include:
- Healing and visits with cultural knowledge keepers
- Elder hours – indigenous cultural awareness teachings
- Employment, education, and mental health support
- Indigenous crafts
- Drumming workshops
- Monthly Sunday Dinners
- Movie nights
- Sports and recreation
- Game night
- Skill building and employment preparation
Diamond Willow Events
Advisory Youth Council
Diamond Willow Youth Lodge is dedicated to empowering young men and women to succeed and embrace their talent and potential as citizens, artists, entrepreneurs, employees, cultural leaders and change makers.
Youth council members meet on a monthly basis to guide the development of the Lodge and its programming to best meet the needs and interests of participants. Youth council members receive the opportunity to develop personal and professional skills through mentorship and tailored experiences.
For more information or to become a member of the Youth Council contact: firstname.lastname@example.org