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Biidaaban Youth Group

The Biidaaban Youth Group (BYG) program offers academic support to Indigenous youth in local elementary schools and not-for-profit organizations.

Under the guidance of a Student Facilitator, university students are on site to work with children and youth for one day per week, for 15 weeks throughout the academic year.

Biidaaban Youth Groups offer FREE homework assistance, recreational activities, art activities and a snack to participants.

Biidaaban Youth Groups are offered at the following locations:

  • Garden Village, Nipissing First Nation
  • North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
  • Nipissing University Campus

Groups run during the following weeks:

2018

Week 1: Oct 1 - Oct 5

Week 2: Oct 22 - Oct 26

Week 3: Oct 29 - Nov 2

Week 4: Nov 5 - Nov 9

Week 5: Nov 12 - Nov 16

Week 6: Nov 19 - Nov 23

Week 7: Nov 26 - Nov 30

Break

2019​​ 

Week 8: Jan 7 - Jan 11

Week 9: Jan 14 - Jan 18

Week 10: Jan 21 - Jan 25

Week 11: Jan 28 - Feb 1

Week 12: Feb 4 - Feb 8

Week 13: Feb 11 - Feb 15

Week 14: Mar 4 - Mar 8​

Niminowaazmin (year end celebration): Sunday March 3, 2019 / 11:00am - 2:00pm​

Week 15: Mar 18 - Mar 22

Contact April Gardiner at 705-474-3450 ext. 4684 to register or if you have questions about Biidaaban Youth Groups.​​​

Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, ON, Canada  P1B 8L7   Tel: 705.474.3450 | Fax: 705.474.1947 | TTY: 877.688.5507
nuinfo@nipissingu.ca

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