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Earn High School credits on horseback!

February 15, 2017

Camp Chief Hector YMCA and Canadian Rockies Public Schools are pleased to announce the second year of EQUINE LEADERSHIP 15; a three-credit course. This exciting course combines leadership with horsemanship. Students will earn three Alberta High School credits for completing this experiential education program. Equine Leadership 15 is an engaging and dynamic opportunity for students […]

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Father and Son: The Santos Family

February 14, 2017

What does it take to be great? All-Star high school football player Tyler Santos believes he and his father have found the answer to these questions working out together at YMCA Calgary.  They have seen first-hand what makes an athlete great is the drive to get up every morning and better themselves physically and mentally. […]

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Recovering from Adversity: The Gwynne Family

When Marcy Gwynne was five months pregnant, her husband Paul was diagnosed with cancer. During the next six years they fought through chemotherapy, radiation, and surgeries. On October 16, 2014, Paul passed away. The first person Marcy called after relatives was Jenni Thompson from YMCA Calgary. Marcy wanted her boys to stay involved with the […]

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