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Group Hug

by: Michelle Murray Office Administrator inclusion [in-kloo-zhuh n] noun 1. the act of including. 2. the state of being included. 3. something that is included. When I was a child, I was bullied.  For some reason the other kids decided there was something wrong with me.  They’d turn their backs, walk away, and yell at me.  Worst of all, they isolated me from my surroundings. When I was a child, inclusion was never taught; most of the children I went to school with taunted and teased anyone who seemed slightly different; which always led me to think – what is difference, and who decides who’s different? My mother always taught ...

Realizing our Vision – Members Give Back

by:  Mariangela Avila - Practicum Student Aktion Club and our newest program Volunteer-in-Training are two programs that live our vision and mission, giving members the opportunity to contribute back to the community that has supported them and to be appreciated for their valuable contributions. Aktion Club funded by Northmount Kiwanis and Volunteer-in-Training developed for members of Between Friends, allows for individuals with disabilities to volunteer and give back to the community. These programs empower individuals to further develop leadership skills, independence, opinion and decision-making, as well as connectedness with other members, ...

Camp Bonaventure

Between Friends Camp Bonaventure *Camp Bonaventure is an Alberta Camping Association Accredited Camp Camp Bonaventure Between Friends Camp Bonaventure is a fun outdoor summer day camp for youth ages 4-17. Each summer at Camp Bonaventure is full of excitement, friendship, and fun! Campers experience positive social interactions while engaging in fun outdoor camp activities. This inclusive setting can be adapted to all ability levels. Campers are encouraged to grow and develop their skills through activities such as canoeing, sailing, swimming, arts & crafts, and many other exciting activities and adventur...