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Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2014 at 03:51PM





MEMORANDUM
To: South East Municipalities and Organizations

From: Sean Hanlon, Coordinator

Date: January 21, 2014

Re: 2014 Community Summer Play Initiative




Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Community Summer Play Initiative!

Southeast Connection is pleased to offer the Community Summer Play Initiative to assist communities to develop and implement quality and safe play and recreation programs for children ages 5-12 years during the summer months of July and August. Communities are required to offer a program for a minimum of two (2) weeks and for a minimum of four (4) hours per day.

The aim of the initiative is to:
• Build leadership capacity for recreation programming
• Equip sport, culture and recreation program providers with tools and resources to develop and implement a summer recreation program
• Increase accessible play opportunities for children ages 5-12 years during the summer months in south east communities
Successful recipients of the Community Summer Play Initiative receive $2000 in assistance to help cover the costs of delivering a summer program, including expenses such as program materials, program leader honorariums and program leader training (HIGH FIVE®). Communities are required to recruit and oversee their own local program leaders.

Please note program changes for 2014 are as follows:
• Communities are required to offer a program for a minimum of two (2) weeks
• Successful recipients of the Community Summer Play Initiative may receive up to a maximum of $2000 in assistance to help cover the costs of program materials, program leader honorariums and program leader training (HIGH FIVE®)
• Facility rental is not an eligible expense
For more information or an application, visit www.southeastconnection.ca or contact Sean Hanlon, Coordinator at (306) 842-2801. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2014.




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