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At Home Alone

Does your child spend a few hours home alone before or after school due to your work schedule or other commitments?

The KidProof At Home Alone workshop is provided annually for students ages 10 and older and will prepare your child to look after themselves. The skills that are taught throughout this workshop will help make both you and your child more confident when they are home alone.

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Babysitters Safety

Alberta Safety Council Babysitters’ Course is offered to children 12 years of age and older. The course runs annually in February for 8 weeks. Local experts are utilized as guest instructors. 

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Bicycle Safety

People of all ages can ride bicycles and even e-bikes, but do they know the rules of the road? This course covers the required safety equipment, where you can ride, and cycling law.

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Boredom Busters

When school is closed due to holiday or professional development, Boredom Busters is often available to children for Kindergarten to Grade 6 (K-6) at Centennial Place. Children enjoy afternoons of games, crafts, visitors and activities. The fun is supervised by experienced leaders who are trained in HIGH FIVE®and First Aid.

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Youth Dances

Hope to continue in 2022
The Hanna and District Youth Club organizes a youth dance four times a year.

Community Centre (503 5th Avenue West)
Gr. K to 9  7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for $5.00
Concession available! Chaperones are needed! To chaperone please contact the Town Office.

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Early Years Fair

  • Do you have questions about your child’s development?
  • Would you like to have your child’s vision or hearing screened?
  • Wondering if your child is walking and talking like others his/her age?

Attend the Early Years Fair, held in the spring of each year to learn about your child’s development and the programs and services available to families in Hanna.

This program is best suited for families with children ages 0 to 5 years.

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Epic Adventures 2022 Program

Our Staff

Our trained, enthusiastic, and engaging staff interact with your children in a fun summer day camp environment. We are focused on providing caring leaders that will support and encourage your child during their adventures with us. To ensure a quality experience, the Town of Hanna trains all leaders who are working with children, in HIGH FIVE® ‘Principles of Healthy Child Development’ (PHCD) and Standard First Aid. Other opportunities for professional development are also encouraged when available.

Program Manager

Sydney McMillin is this year’s Epic Adventures Manager. This is her third summer and she is very excited and ready to step up as Program Manager. Sydney just completed her first year at Red Deer Polytechnic working toward her Bachelor of Elementary Education. Working with children has always been her passion and she is very excited to be able to be a part of the program again this year. Be sure to join Sydney and the other Epic Adventures staff who together with your children will make this summer “Epic”!

Sydney McMillin, Program Manager

Location: Centennial Place
Address: 501B 3rd Street West
Phone: 403-854-4700
Lunch hour supervision is provided.

What’s the Program for 2022?

As we continue to battle with COVID-19, we will ensure our room is always sanitary. Please, if your child does not feel well, they must stay home. Please inform Sydney immediately so we can offer that spot to another child.

This year runs Mon thru Thurs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Fridays are 9:00 am to noon.

Note:

We prefer your child to be registered at least one day prior to the day they are attending. This allows us to be better prepared.

Epic Adventures Information Brochure

Find out about our staff and plans for the 2022 Summer Program.

How to Register

  1. Complete the online registration at this link 
  2. Pay (methods accepted are reviewed below)
  3. A confirmation email from the Program Manager will arrive within 2 business days of payment.

How to Pay

Details on any of the following methods can be found at hanna.ca/payment-methods. If paying in person, please pay at Centennial Place.

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Debit
  • E-transfer to payments@hanna.ca (be sure to include the name of the camper)
  • Option-Pay using Credit Card. (fees apply)

The Fine Print

What to Bring

Adventurers are asked to bring a nut-free snack, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, and weather-appropriate clothing and footwear.

Monday -Thursday our day will begin at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm; drop off is between 8:30 am to 9:00 am, and pickup is from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm. There will be a sign-in/out sheet. Please make sure your child gets signed in and out of Epic Adventures. If your child is to go home with someone other than who they came with, they will need to bring a letter signed by a parent or guardian saying that they can leave with the other person.

HIGH FIVE®

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s quality standard for children’s recreation and sport.

As a registered HIGH FIVE® organization, we believe in the power of making a difference in children’s lives through giving them the ‘best way to play’.

HIGH FIVE® helps to ensure your child is in good hands and will enjoy a positive experience in our programs.

Fees for 2022

All fees listed below are PER CHILD

  • Full day: $35
  • Half day: $20
  • Per Week: $140
  • Per Month: $500

A family rate is available if there is more than one child attending from the same family. 

  • Family Per Week: $120/child
  • Family Per Month: $450/child

Weekly Schedule 2022

July 4 – 8 – Mad Science
July 11-15 – Spectacular Sports
July 18-22 – Past Times
July 25-29 – Let it Grow
August 2-5 – Game Show
August 8-12 – Wild Animals
August 15-19 – Community
August 22-26 – Out and About

*Field Trips: Registration is necessary and will be capped at 20 children so make sure you save your spot!

Skate with Santa

Santa takes an afternoon away from the workshop and heads to Hanna every year to spend time ice-skating, playing games and enjoying snacks. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event and welcome Santa to Hanna.

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Teen Activity Fair

The Hanna & District Youth Club and Hanna FCSS organize the Hanna Teen Fair every second year to provide young people with a fun-filled day of healthy experiences that the community has to offer.  Students in grades 7 – 12 from Hanna and area are encouraged to come and participate – free of charge.

Youth are encouraged to come and try different activities such as rock climbing, zorb balls, ride in a plane, go to the gun range and so much more. People representing RCMP, Alberta Health Services Addictions, Hanna Fire Department, FCSS, REACH, The Rod & Gun Club, Hanna Flying Association, 4-H, Kayaking Club, Hanna Cruisers, Hanna Library, and many more are just some of the examples of organizations available to talk to teens about what they do.  The day usually wraps up with a Much Music Video Dance.

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Youth Drop-in Recreation

Offered every school day, youth 12 years and up are welcome to drop into Centennial Place for activities in the Canalta Field House. Pass holders are permitted at no charge. All others are required to pay the drop-in fee. Drop-in operates to coincide with the school year.

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