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Catching the Spirit Youth Society

Outdoor Experiences for Youth


Happy Earth Day!
Embrace it, Respect it - and show it some love. After all it's the only home we have! Hope everyone will take a moment to connect with nature and celebrate this amazing place we call earth! Join in on one of the many Earth Day celebrations around Vancouver.

Join CTS as they participate in Windermere's Youth for climate justice group's 6th annula Earth Day Parade & Celebration April 24 on Commercial Drive.  See the attached poster for more details. CTS will be located in Grandview Park, Vancouver at the corner of Commercial Drive and Charles Street. 

Reminder to All Peer Leaders 

PL Training - Menu Planning & Iron Chef Challenge!

Saturday April 16 from 9am to 1pm at Picken House.

Which Team Will Be the 2016 Iron Chef Champions!

Calling All CTS Youth! REaDY Summit - Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit 2016. Check it out and register today. One of the Keynote Speakers - Jay Matsushiba, CTS Peer Leader 2014 - 2015! CTS will be there - how about you?

Where: Hugh Boyd Secondary School 
9200 No.1 Road Richmond BC

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Thank you to RBC for the funding support - another $30,000 in 2016 for whopping total of $380,000 over the past 10+ years! CTS is sincerely grateful for RBC's ongoing support which provides CTS with the opportunity to deliver programs - at no cost - that support youth leadership development, social responsibility, environmental stewardship, outdoor camping and recreation. 
"For Youth, By Youth" - thank you RBC from all the CTS youth!

Volunteer opportunities with CTS!

Way to go CTS bottle drive team! Great work raising $322.25 towards the winter excursion. Thanks to all the parent drivers for supporting CTS. Next bottle drive is February 5, so start collecting those refundable bottles!

CTS needs your support!  The CTS Youth Council will be having a bottle drive to help support 2016 youth council activities, including the upcoming winter excursion. 

CTS needs your refundable bottle, cans and juice containers.  Please drop them off and/or help us collect refundable bottles from the community.  Parent helpers, either to help pick up containers and/or sort and count containers are still needed for part or all day. 

When: Sunday, January 3, 2016 from 10:00am to 4:30 pm

Have you thought about getting more involved in CTS! Here is your chance.  Catching The Spirit Youth Society (CTSYS) is recruiting Directors for 2016-2017.  If you have previous experience and/or passion for supporting youth and their development as young community leaders, then CTSYS Board may be your opportunity to support the CTS program. We are recruiting several new Directors with particular interest in individual(s) with some previous experience in fundraising, marketing and/or donor recognition.



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