Friday, September 16th, 2022,
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
at the North Grenville Municipal Centre
Connecting young people to their community, this one-day youth summit is open to youth in grades 7 to 12 who live, work, play or go to school in North Grenville.
The Summit is free to attend with delicious food, an amazing keynote speaker, and lots of engaging workshops and fun activities.
More information is available below. Please direct questions about the event to:
Small Consistent Actions with Sam Demma
Thanks to an educator, Sam was taught a lesson that helped him build resiliency, reinvent his identity, and ultimately change how he viewed the world. Now, through this keynote, Sam shares this idea with an abundance of belly laughs, happy tears and breakthrough moments. Small, Consistent Actions are not only about changing the world at large but realizing that your smallest interactions can have positive effects on those around you. Prepare to be inspired, challenged and excited for your next taco dinner.
After the keynote speaker, participants will choose 2 workshops to attend through the day.
Morning Workshop Options
Coping with the Climate Crisis
How you can help save the planet without losing your mind.
Be an advocate for change! How making your voice H.E.A.R.’d can help you and your community!
Mind Your Mind with M&M
How to stay connected through social media & protect your mental health.
Money, Money, Money
Summer Company’s youth grant program: How to get $, Make $, and Save $.
Afternoon Workshop Options
Adventures in Anti-Dieting
Reject diet culture in all of its forms. A body liberation workshop.
We all struggle with mental well-being. Join youth from Jack.org to learn the 5 Golden Rules of how to Be There for yourself or a friend.
Mindful eating, meal prep skills and making something delicious together!
|9:00||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:30||Welcome & Ice-breaker Activity|
|10:00||Keynote speaker – Sam Demma|
|1:15||Re-group & Activity|
|3:30||Goal Setting workshop with Sam Demma|
|4:15||Leisure/Volunteer/Resource opportunities in NG|
|5:30||Re-group – closing activity – evaluations|
|6:00-7:30||Activities (music, games, yoga, skating)|
|7:30||End of day (skating participants finish at 7:50pm)|
Register ASAP to secure your spot! Click here to view and print the registration form.
Complete and submit by email to
Bus transportation to the summit will be provided from schools in the area (students will take their regular bus to school in the morning and then be transported to the event). Participants are responsible to arrange rides home at the end of the day. If you need assistance with transporation home at the end of the day, please contact