Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) Grant

Job experience paves way for Victoria youth’s teaching career

WHEN CAMPBELL HECK WAS 14 years-old, he learned what it was like to be a youth recreation leader. He participated in West Shore Parks & Recreation’s youth leadership program, which allowed him to volunteer as a helper at the organization’s summer camp, and describes the opportunity as “one of the best experiences” he has had in his life. This experience planted the seed of perhaps becoming a teacher one day.

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