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Youth Week 2021!

Sturgeon County is proud of its Youth!  Throughout the month of April nominate a youth you know who displays amazing leadership - or who is an inspiration to you - and we will recognize them during Youth Week on social media and with a gift. That youth could be you! Get your nomination form by emailing

Also, we have other great youth events occurring in Sturgeon County during Youth Week!

Family Movie Night - Enjoy a movie night with your family on us!
Kits can be picked up between May 3 to 7.

Escape From Askaban Virtual Escape Room
May 4 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Solve Puzzles, free prisoners and encounter a dragon and a troll during your last hope mission to save the world!

Finding Yor LGBTQ+ Community in Rural Alberta
May 5 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join Luc Tellier for an evening of connection, resources, and conversation related to growing up as a queer teen in rural Alberta.

Active Allyship for  LGBTQ+ Peers
May 6 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join Luc Tellier along with allies and friends of the LGBTQ+ community to chat about how to increase your awareness and inclusion on a daily basis.

Sturgeon Youth Council

The Sturgeon Youth Council is an amazing team of young people agd that provides leadership opportunities and youth activities to the community. As a member of Sturgeon Youth Council, you will develop leadership skills, plan activities for your peers, volunteer with the food bank, and more!

SCYC is made of youth aged 13-19. The group meets at 6:00—7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of every month from October to June at the Sturgeon County Centre. We also meet
up around once a month for social/volunteer activities outside of regular meetings.

  • Increase our leadership skills and gain experience for resumes and scholarships
  • Social activities
  • Retreats
  • Have fun!

Call Ruth Kieser, Community Programmer at 780-939-8335 or email


Every year, Sturgeon County Youth Council presents the Building Blocks of the Community Award to adults or organizations that have made a positive impact on Sturgeon County youth. This year, they've decided to open up the nominations to include youth in the community as well! 

Do you know anyone who deserve to be recognized? Send an email with your nomination, including why you think they should be recognized, to Ruth Kieser by April 1. The person selected will be recognized at a Volunteer Appreciation event. 



JET - Job Experience Training (Ages 12-17)

Gain valuable work experience through volunteering with Sturgeon County’s Summer Programs as a JET this summer! As a JET, you will experience a job interview, attend fun trainings to grow your leadership skills, connect with like-minded people, and more. Aside from attending the provided trainings, you only need to work FIVE shifts throughout the summer.

But don’t worry, we work around your availability so you can still enjoy your summer! Additionally, the JET program also works with high schools through the high school work experience credit program where you can earn up to 3 credits towards your high school diploma!

Stay tuned for next year's program!