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Congrats to our CTS Iron Chef 2017 champions!

Well all our Peer Leader teams created awesome and impressive culinary creations - one team celebrates as the 2017 CTS Iron Chef Champions! Congratulations to Jessica, Sophie, Logan, Gryffen, Eric and Rachael who's team work resulted in a pasta salad dish that just edged out the other teams.

Super fun day of learning and creating some awesome culinary treats.​

CTS needs your support!  The CTS Youth Council / Peer Leaders will be having a bottle drive to help support 2017 CTS activities.

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: Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00am to 4:30 pm

Where: CTS Office, Picken House 6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby, BC V3N 4A3

Urban Mission - Saturday, December 12 from 8 am to noon

Join CTS as we help the Surrey Urban Mission prepare and serve a breakfast to those in need.  Meet the CTS youth council, youth volunteers and staff at the Surrey Urban Mission at 8 AM.  CTS will be delivering both non-perishable food items and winter clothing collected as part of recent CTS youth council events.  

Ready to challenge your winter camping skills!  If you are interested in the Winter Excursion - you should attend this important Winter Excursion information session

Date: Saturday Dec 3, 2015 from 2 to 4:30

Where: CTS office, Picken House, 6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby BC V3N 4A3

Join the CTS Youth Council and CTS as we host our first annual Snowflake Social Christmas open house.  Drop by for some Christmas goodies and refreshments. Join in on the games, music and Christmas crafts.  Come roast a marshmallow and sing songs around the fire! 

CTS will be collecting new or lightly used winter coats, hoodies, winter socks, toques and gloves.  Items collected will be distributed to youth and families in need through our community partners like the Surrey Urban Mission. 

Date: Saturday, December 5th drop by anytime between 1 and 5pm

Join us tomorrow for the CTS Grand Youth Council Meeting and help us finalize plans for the CTS Snowflake Social (Christmas Open House) and start planning for the Winter Excursion trip. 

Where: CTS Office - Picken House 6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby BC V3N 4A3

Time: 2 to 4:30 PM. 


Welcome to Peer Leading is an event for all Peer Leaders, new and experienced!  Join us to learn from your CTS Peers about the rewards and challenges of being a CTS Peer Leader. Hosted by the CTS Youth Council, this fun event will introduce you to Peer Leading - the fun, games and challenges.  Followed by the 3rd annual CTS Iron Chef Cook-Off challenge where teams of experienced and new Peer Leaders will cook a CTS dish using typical (and unique) ingredients and in a typical CTS camp setting.

Ready to get dirty and plant some future seeds!

Winter Fun for Everyone!


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