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Summer 2014 Media Release

Media Release: Yellowknife, NT, June 19, 2014: NORTHERN YOUTH RELEASES LEADERSHIP CAMPS LINE-UP FOR 2014 Summer is promising to be a busy season for Northern Youth Leadership! It has plans this year to run three camps in July in three exciting locations, including a trip designed...

Announcing: The Gana River Girls Camp!

It is a big week at Northern Youth as we are rolling out our camp schedule for Summer 2014! Up first (drum roll please…) The Gana River Girls Camp! That’s right, Northern Youth is coming to the Sahtu Region! The Gana River Girls Camp is for girls ages 11-17 and will...

Great Slave Lake Fish Camps 2014

Winter camp season has come to an end and the camps were a great success! Two groups of 11-14 year olds gathered in Hay River this week to participate in the Hay River Fish Camps – two over night camps with Shawn Buckley, owner of Great Slave Lake Tours. Shawn is a third...

New Location!

Northern Youth is moving offices! Starting on Monday, March 3rd, our office will now be situated at 3601 Franklin Avenue in the Nadji Architects building on the second floor. We are very excited about this move! In addition to the new address, we will no longer be using our...

Northern Youth Winter Camps

The Northern Youth Leadership Society (formerly Taiga Camp) is gearing up for their winter camp programming. In March, three camps will take place, two overnight fish camps near Hay River and one, week long cultural camp near Inuvik. The two South Slave camps will take place on...

Rae – Paulatuk with Dwayne and Leanne

This week, Northern Youth got a big boost from two Yellowknifers who share our adventurous spirit. Last summer Leanne Robinson and Dwayne Wohlgemuth embarked on a three month journey by canoe and foot that took them from Rae all the way to Paulatuk. They shared their story with...

Introducing our New Executive Director

I take great pleasure in announcing our new Executive Director is ….. Jill Gilday Jill is a born and raised northerner, who can’t help but gush over the Territory she grew up in. Beyond it’s natural beauty, remote location and untamed wilderness, Jill believes the...

Executive Director Job Position Opening

Northern Youth is seeking an energetic, confident community leader to fill the position of Executive Director. Duties: This position requires exceptional organizational leadership, management and accountability experience. Successful experience fundraising, managing financial...

Thank you campers and staff summer 2013

Summer 2013 programming was a great success. We had fantastic campers from all 5 regions of the NWT participate in the various camps. Camps included a culture camp outside Fort McPherson, a canoe trip paddling from Inuvik to the Beaufort sea, and two canoe trips from Powder Point...
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