Giving Tuesday – Tuesday, November 27


GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year on the Tuesday following Black Friday. It’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together for a favourite cause by giving back to a given charity. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday, the giving community comes together […]

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Red Deer youth visits Parliament Hill as part of national initiative


For the past several years, Boys and Girls Club of Canada and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada have partnered together to host YOUth in Office, a program that brings young leaders from across Canada to Ottawa for a first-hand experience in Canadian democracy. The program is now in its 5th year, and recently Red […]

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WestJet Supports our Boys and Girls Club!

Youth HQ and specifically the Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District would like to thank the WestJet Cares for Kids Foundation for their generous donation of a trip for two anywhere WestJet flies, which was used as a raffle prize in our WestJet Raffle 2018. The raffle raised over $10,000; these funds will be […]

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Zed Haunted House has another successful year


The numbers are in for this year’s Zed Haunted House and by all accounts the event was a success. This year’s event raised over $102,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District. Over 6,100 visitors went through the attraction. Volunteers contribute most of the effort needed to host this event, and […]

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Come Celebrate Red Deer High Risk Youth Coalition 10-year anniversary BBQ


On Wednesday, August 29 from noon to 4:00pm at Rotary Park, Red Deer the Red Deer High Risk Youth Coalition will be celebrating 10 years with BBQ.  Service providers are encouraged to bring a display/resources to share. There is no cost for the BBQ.  General public is also invited to drop by and learn more […]

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3rd Annual Camp Zed


As summer camps for our youth wind down this month adults are getting ready to attend their summer camp at Camp Alexo on August 24-26.  This very popular camp gives adults an opportunity to re-live their fond memories as a child at camp. Campfires, cabin groups, wide games, hiking, canoeing, climbing, new friends, new experiences […]

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Gnome Hide ‘n Seek helps send kids to camp


There is always lots to see and do in Red Deer and area and the Hotels Red Deer Gnomes want you to discover and share them all! Join us this summer to play one of their favourite games “Hide n Seek” and experience “our Red Deer”. The little gnomes have hidden all around our beautiful […]

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Notice of Annual General Meetings


Red Deer Youth & Volunteer Centre Foundation (operating as Youth HQ), Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer & District, and Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District   Invites all volunteers, alumni, members, donors and sponsors to our   Annual General Meetings (AGM) 6:30 pm, Thursday, June 21st, 2018 4633 – 49th […]

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Red Deer Kinsmen support Camp Alexo


Mark Horsley, Red Deer Kinsmen Community Services Director recently presented a cheque in the amount of $10,000 in support of Camp Alexo.  Our friends at Kinsmen have been our longest ongoing supporter of Camp Alexo  by providing annually funding support to be able to ensure Camp Alexo continues to be accessible to the children and […]

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Weekend Warriors May 25-27


Once again it is that time of year when we are getting camp ready for a busy summer season. Weekend Warriors is scheduled to take place Friday May 25 to Sunday, May 27.  If you would like to come out and volunteer for a weekend in the beautiful setting of Camp Alexo please contact Janessa […]

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