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"The Active Circle is a family, I feel like I'm part of something. I feel really supported in the work that I do."

Evan Chamakese, Pelican Lake First Nation

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The Opportunity 
With funding from the Ministry of Health Promotion, Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) is 
pleased to provide Physical Activity Promoters the opportunity to become HIGH FIVE®
 Trainers 
and to deliver the Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) training in their community. 
These training sessions are being offered free of charge and for a limited time. PRO has 
partnered with several provincial organizations with links to public health to promote this 
opportunity. 
 
What is HIGH FIVE®
• HIGH FIVE®
 is Canada’s only quality standard for children’s sport and recreation. 
• HIGH FIVE® 
provides training, resources and tools to help organizations ensure positive 
and quality experiences for children participating in sport and recreation.   
• The Principles of Healthy Development (PHCD) is specialized training that teaches front 
line leaders how to use the HIGH FIVE®
 Principles of healthy child development to provide 
an exceptional learning experience for children in their care. 
• Using the HIGH FIVE® 
QUEST (QUEST 2) is designed to teach supervisors how to improve 
the quality of their children’s programs by learning how to measure them with the  
      HIGH FIVE® 
scientifically validated QUEST (Quality Experience Scanning Tools.) 

The Opportunity 

With funding from the Ministry of Health Promotion, Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) is pleased to provide Physical Activity Promoters the opportunity to become HIGH FIVE® Trainers and to deliver the Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) training in their community. These training sessions are being offered free of charge and for a limited time. PRO has partnered with several provincial organizations with links to public health to promote this opportunity.  

For more information on HIGH FIVE®, click here

Active Circle Communities

Seine River First Nation and Fort Frances Friendship Centre, Ontario

With the support of GEN7 messenger Kent Brown, the community is planning activities for youth and young girls.


Katarokwi Native Friendship Center, Kingston, Ontario

The community is working with Gen7 Messenger Josh Sacobie around regular visits and events with the youth and the center.


Pelican Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan 

The community's youth council has been planning and implementing a number of activities including a girls only program, outdoor sports and leadership training.


Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland and Labrador

The ASRCNL is working with CAAWS and Motivate Canada on the You Go Girls program in 7 communities.

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