Youth Services: Top 7 Youth Services Available

Have you been searching for the best youth service organizations? Then today's your lucky day! Here's our list of the current top 7...1) Scouts of Canada:Scouts Canada is one of the nation's leading youth service organizations. Scouts Canada offers programs for both girls and boys and has a variety of programs available depending on age and interest.

The organization promotes team work and co-operation, sense of self achievement, the building of friendships, while developing life skills and personal growth. They do this through a variety of mediums such as outdoor adventures, craft projects, team work, and personal development time.2) Interact:Interact is a youth club organization that focuses on youth ages 14-18. It is a peer group that focuses on both local and international issues. They promote personal well-being, goodwill, the development of leadership skills and abilities, and world wide awareness on a variety of topics and issues. They are responsible for a lot of local charity works and fundraising events held to aid a diverse range of topics. They also promote the caring of others and the benefits of doing so.

Interact is the preliminary stage for advancing to become a Rotaractor.3) Rotaract:Rotaract is a continuation of Interact. It is the same ideal principles but based on an age group between the ages of 18-30. It is a Rotary based service youth club and aims at "partners in service." It encourages young minds to think outside the box in order to find ways to help others and promote awareness. It is a great social and support group and generally meets 2 times per month. Rotaractors are also a social network group and promote personal growth and development skills through professional guidance and support of fellow Rotarian groups.

4) YMCA or YWCA:The YMCA/YWCA has been one of the nation's leading resource facilities for health and recreation for over 140 years. They support the development of healthy youth, healthy families, and thus healthy communities. They offer a diverse range of programs and services to accustom to every life style; that promote the growth of the body, the mind, and the spirit. They also offer assistance with outdoor education, employment mentoring and opportunities, and facilitate housing and accommodations. Check out their website for a full list of services.5) Big Brothers and Sisters:Big Brothers and Sisters is the leading youth service provider for youth mentorship programs and has been for almost 100 years. They take on more of a "one on one" approach where adults of today's world almost "adopt" a younger adolescent and help guide them through the processes of life.

The mentor acts as a role model for the youth and supports them through out all aspects of their life.6) Boys and Girls Club:The Boys and Girls Club of Canada has been providing a stimulating and educational environment for youth for well over 100 years. They provide after school programs and extra curricular activities that promote physical activity and well being, as well as social development and growth. They push to provide safe places for youth to spend their spare time while acquiring skills to be productive in the future. They offer assistance and opportunities to youth, whom without them, may have never had the chance to experience at all.7) Cadets:Cadets are members of our youth who have made the decision to take charge of their future and learn to develop leadership and decision making skills. The Cadet Program is the largest national youth program for those between the ages of 12-18 who have an interest in Air, Army, Or Royal Canadian Sea.

The Cadet program is a little more structured and disciplined and offers a variety of challenges and experience for youth to participate in. Members are encouraged to challenge themselves and improve their mental awareness, academic achievements, as well as physical fitness levels.So there you have it! Our top 7 youth service organizations. Depending on your interests and goals will you decide on which type of youth service is right for you; but none the less, no matter which you choose, you will be taking a step towards a better and brighter future, for you, for friends, for family, and community.
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