Workshops

This year, we are offering over 60+ dynamic workshops which focus on a variety of important Indigenous topics and areas. Workshop descriptions can be found here. Please note that all workshops are subject to change, and updates will be made to the website as necessary.

Waivers must be signed for the following workshops: 

Send the signed waivers to Aleea at govworkshops@bcaafc.com  by March 15, 2018. If you do not send it by March 15, please bring the waiver with you at GOV in order to take part in these workshops.

Event Schedule  

 

Day 1: Tuesday, March 20

 

Registration

10:00am - 4:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Check in, verify your details, fill any remaining workshop slots, get delegate bags and meet new friends.

 

Opening Ceremonies

6:00pm - 8:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

 

Day 2: Wednesday, March 21

 

Breakfast Provided

7:00am - 8:30am - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Before you start your busy day, drop in for breakfast.

 

Career and Education Fair

9:00am - 5:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Explore post-secondary institutions, training centres, and possible job opportunities. The Career and Education Fair is open to all delegates including: youth, young adults and chaperones.

 

Workshop Sessions 1, 2, 3

9:00am - 12:30pm - Various Locations

Workshops that require the shuttle bus leave the hotel at 8:30 am.  

Workshops - Session 1 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) 

All Our Relations(hips)

Behind the Scenes at YVR with CBSA

Build a Computer

Career and Education Workshop

Discover and Explore Skilled Trade

Drum Workshop: Part I

Elders Don't Bite

Fire Prevention-Be a Firefighter *10:30AM-2:30PM*

Food is Medicine

Graffiti and Cultural Reclamation

Hip Hop + Sacred Space

Language Learning for Real Life

Let's Get to Work

Traditional Plant Tour 

Twisted Arrows Archery 

Wool Weaving

OR

 Workshops - Session 2 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

 Aerospace Technology Campus Tour

 Art in Motion: Capoeira

 Becoming a Champion of Emergency Preparedness

 Codemakers

 Decolonizing Our Health

 Entrepreneurial Ideas into Action

 Find Your Fit

 Silk Screening Workshop

 Lacrosse 101

 Land, Culture and You

 Mindfulness

 PowWow Zumba

 Rugby 101

 Soccer 101

 Substance Use, Fentanyl, and Naloxone

 Traditional Medicine and Lip Balm Making

 TRANsforming Engineering

 Warrior Mindset by FighterFit Athletix

 Youth Policy for Canada

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 Workshops - Session 3 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

 Art in Motion: Capoeira

 Becoming a Champion of Emergency Preparedness

 Codemaker

 Decolonizing Our Health

 Entrepreneurial Ideas into Action

 Find Your Fit

 Lacrosse 101

 Ouch! Preventing Youth Injuries

 PrideSpeaks by QMUNITY

 Rugby 101

 Soccer 101

 Traditional Medicine and Lip Balm Making

 TRANsforming Engineering

 Warrior Mindset by FighterFit Athletix

 Youth Policy for Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch Provided

12:00pm - 1:30pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Take a breather and grab a bite to eat.

 

Workshop Sessions 4, 5, 6

1:30pm - 5:00pm - Various Locations

Workshops that require the shuttle bus leave the hotel at 1:00 pm.  

Workshops - Session 4 (1:30 PM - 4:30 PM) 

Decolonizing Through Rhythm and Song

Discover and Explore Skilled Trades

Empowering Youth

Extreme Air Park

Graffiti and Cultural Reclamation

Hip Hop + Sacred Space

Let's Get to Work

Money Skills

Richmond Oval

Traditional Plant Tour 

Twisted Arrows Archery 

Ultimate Skills

Watermania

Wool Weaving

 

OR

 Workshops - Session 5 (1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)

 3C Challenge

 CodeMakers

 Dating Violence

 Decolonizing Our Health

 Diversity Makes Beautiful Music

 Find Your Fit

 FitNation

 Language Learning for Real Life

 PrideSpeaks by QMUNITY

 Traditional Medicine and Lip Balm Making

 Youth Policy for Canada

 Youth Voices on Cannabis: Tell us what you think

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 Workshops - Session 6 (3:30 PM - 5:00 PM)

 3C Challenge

 Becoming a Champion of Emergency Preparedness

 Codemakers

 Dating Violence

 Decolonizing Our Health

 Find Your Fit

 Find Your Potential

 FitNation

 Language Learning for Real Life

 Mindfulness

 Traditional Medicine and Lip Balm Making

  Youth Policy for Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Talent Showcase

8:00pm - 10:30pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

This is a fun-filled night and all youth and chaperone delegates are invited. See some of our most talented youth performing! Youth 14 - 24 are invited to apply to make a performance. Apply today the Talent show wants to feature singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers. *doors open at 7:00 pm

 

Day 3: Thursday, March 22

 

Breakfast Provided

7:00am - 8:30am - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Before you start your busy day, drop in for breakfast.

 

Career and Education Fair

9:00am - 5:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Explore post-secondary institutions, training centres, and possible job opportunities. The Career and Education Fair is open to all delegates including: youth, young adults, and chaperones.

 

Workshop Sessions 7, 8, 9

9:00am - 12:30pm - Various Locations

Workshops that require the shuttle bus leave the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel at 8:30 am.

Workshops - Session 7 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) 

Art and Tackling Mental Health

Behind the Scenes at YVR with CBSA

Career and Education Workshop

Culture, Identity and Reconciliation

Drum Workshop Part II

Elders Don’t Bite

Good Medicine

Fire Prevention-Be a Firefighter *10:30AM-2:30PM*

Food is Medicine

Hip Hop + Sacred Space

Traditional Plant Tour 

Twisted Arrows Archery 

Wool Weaving

OR

 Workshops - Session 8 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

 Aerospace Technology Campus Tour

 Art in Motion: Capoeira

 Clue & Poo

 Decolonize 101

 DIY Screenprinting

 Find Your Fit

 Find your Potential

 FitNation

 Healthy Relationships

 Lacrosse 101

 Lahal

 MedSci

 Ouch! Preventing Youth Injuries

 PowWow Zumba

 QMunity

 QPR Suicide Prevention Training

 Rugby 101

 Soccer 101

 Traditional Teachings Forward Thinking

 Wrestling Used to Build Resilience and Self Confidence

  Youth Policy for Canada

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 Workshops - Session 9 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

 Art in Motion

 Clue & Poo

 Decolonize 101

 DIY Screenprinting

 Find Your Fit

 FitNation

 Healthy Relationships

 Lacrosse 101

 Lahal

 MedSci

 Mindfulness

 QMunity

 QPR Suicide Prevention Training

 Rugby 101

 Soccer 101

 Super Heroes and Tobacco: Friends, Foes, Who Knows?

 Traditional Teachings Forward Thinking

 Wrestling Used to Build Resilience and Self Confidence

  Youth Policy for Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch Provided

12:00pm - 1:30pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Take a breather and grab a bite to eat.

 

Workshop Sessions 10, 11, 12

1:30pm - 5:00pm - Various Locations

Workshops that require the shuttle bus leave the hotel at 1:00 pm.

Workshops - Session 10 (1:30 PM - 4:30 PM) 

All our Relations(hips)

Culture, Identity and Reconciliation

Empowering Youth

Extreme Air Park

Expressing Yourself Through Art

Hip Hop + Sacred Space

Money Skills

Reframing Racism

Richmond Oval

Traditional Plant Tour

Trust Your Gut 

Twisted Arrows Archery 

Ultimate Skills

Wool Weaving

Watermania

OR

 Workshops - Session 11 (1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)

 Art Barn with Auntie Deb

 3C Challenge

 Clue & Poo

 Dating Violence

 Decolonize 101

 Diversity Makes Beautiful Music

 DIY Screenprinting

 Entrepreneurial Ideas into Action

 Friendship Centre Roundtable

 Find Your Fit

 Interview Impressions

 Lahal

 MedSci

 Path to Wellness: Walking Together

 Wrestling Used to Build Resilience and Self Confidence

 Youth Policy for Canada

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 Workshops - Session 12 (3:30 PM - 5:00 PM)

 3C Challenge

 Clue & Poo

 Dating Violence

 Decolonize 101

 DIY Screenprinting

 Find Your Fit

 Find Your Potential

 Friendship Centre Roundtable

 Interview Impressions

IndigenEYEZ 

Lahal

 MedSci

 Youth Policy for Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Dance Party

7:00pm - 11:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Take some time to practice your favorite dance moves as you enjoy the night with your friends, old and new. Beats, Bass, and Melody included as well. Doors open at 7:00pm, doors close at 8:30pm.

No RE-Entry Policy with mandatory coat and bag check. Find Dance Party Rules here. 

 

Day 4: Friday, March 23

 

Breakfast Provided

7:00am - 8:30am - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Before you start your busy day, drop in for breakfast.

 

Cultural Morning & Closing Ceremonies

9:00am - 12:00pm - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

The cultural morning is an opportunity to witness different cultural presentations. We will honour youth and present youth awards. Youth delegates 14-24 will also be eligible for the Grand Prize Draw, if the youth delegate completes and submits their Exhibitor Passports! Submit Passports to the BCAAFC Information Table.