Stories in the Field
Means to a greater beginning
communities coming together
When David Clark left Rankin Inlet to play hockey, he couldn't have known he would someday return to become the community's recreation coordinator. In a career spent championing the efforts of others, the potential he sees in his community is still a source of excitement.
“It’s so empowering to see younger kids coming through," he says, "making it so obvious that they’ll be the ones running these programs down the road.”
In My Street We Play!
Association québécoise du loisir municipal
Children today spend much of their time in front of a screen and have become less active. They should be able to use the streets’ public space to move more, exercise their imagination by inventing games, or just spontaneously playing games like hopscotch and jump rope or sports like hockey, basketball, and soccer. Generations did so before them, and many a sports career was born while playing on the street.
The Time of Their Lives
By NB Plays!
In its intergenerational approach to early childhood education, Tír na nÓg Forest School is fostering a sense of community that challenges how we think about learning.
For young and old alike, it's an opportunity to share in the rhythms of life that hold us all in common.
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