Tweens & Teens 12-18

PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Gamma Girls

This program is for girls in grades 6 & 7 who are attending Riverview Middle School. Space is limited so please come to registration. The program allows girls to chat during their lunch hour about topics that are important to them, while focusing on positive self image, healthy relationships, feelings, family, friends and much more. We also do activities outside of school and go on trips as a group. There are 2 different groups who will meet in either Tuesday or Thursday during the lunch hour (11:10 am - 12 pm). Please register for one of these groups. Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Senior Gamma Girls

This program is just for Grade 8 girls. This program allows the girls to dicuss topics that are important in a safe environment, there will be lots of fun activities, trips and surprisees in store. There is limited space available. There will be 2 groups of 10 girls. Please register for 1 of the groups either Tuesday or Thursday (12:00 pm - 12:50 pm). Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Teen Stuff Day Trips & Activities

Offered by the Town of Riverview during the summer months for youth between 12 and 18 years old. Join for some awesome activities every Wednesday over the summer. These are co-ed activities so bring a friend. Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Open Gym

  • Where: Beausejour Gymnos Gymnastics Club.
  • Age: 14yrs old and up same cost. annual registration fee is the same and contact info remains the same.
  • When: Please contact for details.
  • Where: 70 Limerick St.Moncton
  • Cost: Please contact for cost.
  • Contact: 858-5598 email: info@monctongymnastics.com or visit www.monctongymnastics.com
  • Comment: This is a supervised, semi-instructional workout time for teens and adults. Maybe you are a retired gymnast, are interested in cross-training, or just want to give the equipment a try.

PLACES TO HANG OUT

Youth Zone

The YMCA of Greater Moncton Youth Zone is open Wednesday to Saturday. This youth-driven environment keeps youth connected, active and free from boredom. This program is for youth 12-17 and engages them in physical activities, challenges their minds with interactive games and allows them to spend time with friends and peers. Friendship, leadership and fun. Hours: Wednesday: 4-8pm; Thursday 4-8pm; Friday 4-10pm and Saturday 2-6pm. Call 857-0606 for details.

Riverview Youth Centre/Kiwanis Skate Park

Located at 145 Lakeside Drive. Phone: 387-2213

General Admission Cost: Please contact

This is a cool place to hangout play wii, xbox, games, use the computers or the big screen for rockband or movies. Fully supervised.

Keep an eye out for the in-house music sessions and more.

The Moncton Skateboard Park is located in the Riverfront Park in downtown Moncton. This concrete Skateboard Park has a variety of terrain for skateboarders and freestyle in-line skaters of all ability levels. This unique facility is the largest outdoor skateboard park in Atlantic Canada, and is open to the public seven days a week, year-round (weather permitting) with no admission fee.

For more information, contact the Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Culture Department at 853-3516.

Autism Resource Centre

  • Located in Dieppe. Please contact them for more details.

Broadleaf Ranch

  • What: Youth Adventure Camps
  • Ages: Youth 8-16
  • When: one week camps
  • Where: 5526 Rte 114, Hopewell Hill, Albert County
  • Cost: call for details, discounts available for multiple weeks and siblings
  • Contact: 1-800-226-5405 or www.broadleafranch.com
  • Comments: Horseback riding, horsemanship program, trips to Fundy, Hopewell Rocks, Mary’s Point, Cape Enrage, swimming, canoeing, biking, hiking, climbing wall, challenge course and more!

Camp Centennial

Comments: They offer a variety of programs for campers aged 5-15. They pride themselves on spending our summers outside working hard to determine if there really is such thing as too much fun!

Munchkins (5-6 years old) Koalas (7-8 years old) Buccaneers (9-10 years old) Trailblazers (11-13 years old) Voyageurs* (13 - 15 years old) Tennis* (10 - 15 years old) Music Camp* (6 - 14 years old)

For more information please visit their website

Camp Ta-Wa-Si

  • What: week long camps
  • Ages: children 5-16
  • Contact: Call-902-661-2203 or visit their website
  • Comments: Camp Ta-Wa-Si is an outdoor ministry of the Chignecto Presbytery of the Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada

Magnetic Hill Zoo

  • What: French & English Summer Camps
  • Ages: Children 5-17
  • When: 1 week camps
  • Where: Magnetic Hill Zoo, Moncton
  • Cost: Various prices depending on age and week
  • Contact: For more information call 877-7722 or visit: www.mhzooeducation.com
  • Comments: The Zoo offers week long fun and educational day camp experiences. These experiences include activities such as games, crafts, visiting and feeding the animals, pony rides, and more; as well as a day at the Magic Mountain water park for older campers.

Moncton Golf Academy

  • What: Kids summer golf camp, 4 x 3 hour sessions Mon.-Thursday
  • Age: 5-14
  • Where: Stonehurst Golf Center
  • Contact: 852-4165
  • Comments: maximum 5 students per instructor. Children grouped by age, ability and friends. Ideal for juniors wanting an introduction to the game. In these sessions, the juniors will experience all aspects of the game, tee to green. Cost-please contact for the cost.

Moncton Museum

  • Please contact them directly for more details

Mount Allison University Camps

  • What: various programs in social sciences, scientific research and language immersion
  • Ages: Children from grades K-12 (depends on program)
  • When: one week programs, various dates running from May- August
  • Where: Mount Allison University campus, Sackville
  • Cost: varies depending on camp
  • Contact: 364-2253 or visit www.mta.ca/summer
  • Comments: Themes include: Explore & Mini Explore; Go Global: World of Music; International Relations; Science Research; Language Villages (Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin; Take Action! Academy; Live, Learn, Lead: High School Leadership

Riverview Mayors Youth Advisory Council

Riverview's Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council tackles issues concerning youth, they have fun and get out in the community by holding events, activities and just plain being there to help out! For more info contact Jill by phone (387-2133) or email jgreene@town.riverview.nb.ca

Moncton Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee was created in 2004 under the guidance of Mayor Lorne Mitton in an effort to get a better sense of what Moncton’s youth would like to see in Moncton, what the city is doing well and what we can improve on. The committee is comprised of three representatives from each of the four local high schools: Bernice MacNaughton, Harrison Trimble, Moncton High and École L’Odyssée. The Mayor selects the committee members from applications solicited through advertising, notices in schools, and the media. For more information visit www.moncton.ca

Junior Leadership

Offered by the Town of Riverview and for Teens 13-15yrs and includes meeting new people, going on trips, learning new things, obtaining valuable work experience, giving back to the community and having fun. This summer program of awesome activities and extra special events is designed to give young teens opportunities to try new things by volunteering their time as “Junior Leaders”, assisting our Parks and Recreation summer staff who administer all of our summer camps, playground programs and community events. Simultaneously, the older Summer Students act as mentors to the Junior Leaders, showing them all about organization, initiative, creativity and responsibility. Applications are available at the Parks and Recreation office or online at www.activeriverview.com.

Rock Camp

  • What: 2 week summer camp for children/teenagers interested in music.
  • Ages: 10-18
  • When: Please visit their site for more details.
  • Comments: Students have to bring their own lunches. Visit their website

Young Leaders in Training

Offered by the YMCA of Greater Moncton and open to youth aged 9-13. This program focuses on building life skills, personal values and having FUN! Youth will take part in a wide variety of activities and thought provoking discussions, building confidence, friendships and new skills. Contact them at 857-0606

Leaders in Action

Offered by the YMCA of Greater Moncton and open to youth aged 12-16. This program gives you the opportunity to put everything you've ever learned about our Y values in ACTION! From volunteering and fundraising to outings and planning events, this program is geared to get people from our community involved and further develop good character and strong leadership skills. Contact Patricia Worthington at 857-0606.


SPECIAL EVENTS

YouthFest

YouthFest is an annual event organized by the Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee for Moncton’s four area high schools. This is an opportunity for high-school aged youth to give feedback on issues important to them. Check www.moncton.ca for current year details.


PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Girls Time

The Town of Riverview offers Girls Time. This program offers awesome opportunities for mothers/female guardians and their daughters between the ages of 12 and 18 to spend quality time together trying new things! Girls Time will run once a month on Friday evenings at the small hall 145A Lakeside Dr. A different theme each week. Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Gamma Girls

This program is for girls in grades 6 & 7 who are attending Riverview Middle School. Space is limited so please come to registration. The program allows girls to chat during their lunch hour about topics that are important to them, while focusing on positive self image, healthy relationships, feelings, family, friends and much more. We also do activities outside of school and go on trips as a group. There are 2 different groups who will meet in either Tuesday or Thursday during the lunch hour (11:10 am - 12 pm). Please register for one of these groups. Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Senior Gamma Girls

This program is just for Grade 8 girls. This program allows the girls to dicuss topics that are important in a safe environment, there will be lots of fun activities, trips and surprisees in store. There is limited space available. There will be 2 groups of 10 girls. Please register for 1 of the groups either Tuesday or Thursday (12:00 pm - 12:50 pm). Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Teen Stuff Day Trips & Activities

Offered by the Town of Riverview during the summer months for youth between 12 and 18 years old. Join for some awesome activities every Wednesday over the summer. These are co-ed activities so bring a friend. Call 387-2024 or go to www.activeriverview.com for more information.

Open Gym

  • Where: Beausejour Gymnos Gymnastics Club.
  • Age: 14yrs old and up same cost. annual registration fee is the same and contact info remains the same.
  • When: Contact them for updated date and time.
  • Where: 70 Limerick St.Moncton
  • Cost: please contact them for updated cost.
  • Contact: 858-5598 email: info@monctongymnastics.com or visit www.monctongymnastics.com
  • Comment: This is a supervised, semi-instructional workout time for teens and adults. Maybe you are a retired gymnast, are interested in cross-training, or just want to give the equipment a try.

PLACES TO HANG OUT

Youth Zone

The YMCA of Greater Moncton Youth Zone is open Wednesday to Saturday. This youth-driven environment keeps youth connected, active and free from boredom. This program is for youth 12-17 and engages them in physical activities, challenges their minds with intereactive games and allows them to spend time with friends and peers. Friendship, leadership and fun. Hours: Wednesday: 4-8pm; Thursday 4-8pm; Friday 4-10pm and Saturday 2-6pm. Call 857-0606 for details.

Riverview Youth Centre/Kiwanis Skate Park

Located at 145 Lakeside Drive. Phone: 387-2213

General Admission Cost: contact for updated costs.

This is a cool place to hangout play wii, xbox, games, use the computers or the big screen for rockband or movies. Fully supervised.

Keep an eye out for the in-house music sessions and more.

The Moncton Skateboard Park is located in the Riverfront Park in downtown Moncton. This concrete Skateboard Park has a variety of terrain for skateboarders and freestyle in-line skaters of all ability levels. This unique facility is the largest outdoor skateboard park in Atlantic Canada, and is open to the public seven days a week, year-round (weather permitting) with no admission fee.

For more information, contact the Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Culture Department at 853-3516.