Mental Health App Developed by Students at Tamanawis Secondary
myEsprit App on Google Play
Sanjana and Astha, grade 11 students from Semiahmoo Secondary have developed an app to support and reduce stigma around it mental health. The intention of the app is to help people gain mental strength by learning to prioritize their own happiness via journaling and other resources. myEsprit is a free app offered in various languages. If you are Interested in learning more about the app follow myEsprit on Instagram and Facebook and download the app on Google Play.
This year marks the 10th annual event which will include a 20-minute livestream, alongside a drive-thru clothing donation station at Surrey Civic Plaza from 11am–2pm. Donations will go towards the Pacific Community Resource Society. The livestream will feature local teams, partners and other participating city and sports groups. Tune in to watch hockey trick shots, a team jersey competition and other fun activities.
SASSY Awards Nominations
Nominate A Surrey Youth Now Until February 10
City of Surrey and Semiahmoo Rotary Club are accepting nominations for the 11th annual SASSY Awards, which recognize and celebrate young leaders ages 15–21 who exemplify the ideals of Rotary. Award categories include arts and culture leadership, community service, environmental leadership, overcoming adversity, international service, and sports and recreation leadership. Award recipients receive $1,000 plus $500 for a charity of their choice.
Cultivating Preteen Leaders
The Peer Mentorship Program is Going Virtual
The Peer Mentorship Program is designed to provide preteens (ages 10-12) with meaningful virtual programming, in a safe and nurturing environment, that is open to everyone. Preteens explore topics that are important to them, build leadership skills, and work towards a project online alongside peers, youth mentors, and staff.
Surrey Steps Up
Celebrate Surrey Youth Positive Impact
Sign up to share what you or your group are doing to make a positive impact in your school or community. Join us for this virtual event recognizing the many ways that youth have continued to spread positivity in Surrey. There will be a key-note speaker, breakout session activities and prizes.
Join us the Teen Library Council for an amazing opportunity to have a professional chef teach you how to make brownies. If you need help with purchasing ingredients, gift cards for a local grocery are available at Fleetwood or Semiahmoo Libraries.
Online Youth Nights
Looking for Excitement or to Learn a New Skill?
The City of Surrey is hosting Online Youth Nights. Every event has a different theme and there is something for everyone. Join us online to have fun while social distancing with friends. The February 18 event will feature a Self-Love workshop and the February 25 event will be a live youth panel hosted by SPARK Foundation who will share a young person’s perspective on the COVID19 pandemic.
Abracadabra! The Museum of Surrey upcoming Community Treasures exhibit is all about magic! Leon Mandrake was a Surrey-based magician best known as Mandrake the Magician. His son Lon Mandrake, also a magician, has teamed up with MOS staff to display memorabilia about his father’s notable career.
Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to be inspired by sustainable textile creations now on display in the Museum of Surrey Feature Gallery. Each week, 12 pre-registered guests will experience the Nature’s Clothesline exhibit, sketchbook in hand. With space to social distance, participants will create artwork with supplies brought from home. Register for a sketching session by calling the museum at 604-592-6956.
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