GACSN- OCT 13TH

Good morning Everyone,

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and a great start to your week !

This week at GACSN, we have a Safari themed program. Our activities will include : making Safari Binoculars &/or a Slithering Snake, playing Safari Animal Charades and Jungle Jam, a version of freeze dance.

We will continue to work with Janet, please assure to pack running shoes, a change of clothes and a water bottle.

See you then !

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- SEPT 29TH

Good Morning Everyone,

As Thanksgiving is around the corner, this will be GACSN’s theme for Saturday. Program will be held back at the Bob MacQuarrie Centre for our regular start time of 12:30 pm.

Our afternoon schedule includes: making a Thankful Turkey, a Turkey Hunt, and Pumpkin Relay Races. We are continuing our class with Janet, so please assure to pack: a water bottle, running shoes and a change of workout/ light clothes.

Hope to see you then !

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- SEPT. 22

Hello Everyone,

This Saturday we will be going on our first swimming outing at the St. Laurent Complex. We will be meeting at the Complex, located at 525 Côté Street, at the side entrance. Drop off should be for 1 pm and pick up will be at the side entrance at 3:30 pm. The side entrance is located on the right hand side parking lot at the end.

Our schedule will be similar to a typical Saturday at the Bob MacQuarrie Centre when we have access to the pool. Our afternoon will consist of: swimming, making Fish Bowls, and playing musical chairs.

Please remember to pack all swimming essentials as well as well as snack.

If you could kindly send a quick email with your RSVP, it would be greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you then !

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- SEPT 15TH

Hello everyone,

We are having a Hoedown at GACSN this week! We encourage everyone to dress up in their favourite cowgirl/cowboy attire.

Our activities for the afternoon will include : Making a “Wanted” Picture frame (pictures will be provided), Ping Pong Toss, Cup Take Down, Panning for Gold and last but not least, our Hoedown (Country dance).

We are continuing with our Fitness class with Janet, we will be adding on what we learned last week; movement with bubbles and balls.

*Please remember to pack Snack, gym clothes , running shoes and a water bottle *

Hope to see you then !

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN-SEPT. 8TH

Hello Everyone,

I hope you all had a wonderful summer!

We are back for our first session this Saturday, September 8th, at the Bob MacQuarrie Centre .

In celebration of our return to program, we will be having a Glow Dance Party. Tic Tac Glow, and Glow in the Dark Play Dough, will also be incorporated into our afternoon. Glow sticks will be provided but you are welcome to bring in your own, if you’d like; we encourage everyone to dress in bright colours.

We are excited to be meeting with Janet from 1 pm to 2 pm, she will being introducing us to her fitness class. For her first session, Janet will be taking us outside to work with bubbles. Please assure to pack running shoes, gym clothes (shorts or light pants and a t-shirt) and a water bottle.

*Friendly reminder- Snack is now to be brought in individually*

We are so excited to see everyone!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- JUNE 2ND

Hello Everyone,

This Saturday, June 2nd wraps up program for the year. As always, we will end the year with our annual Potluck!

We invite all families and caregivers to join us for 2:30 pm in Hall D, after we have returned from the pool.

We have had such a fun year at GACSN and we are looking forward to celebrating with everyone at the Potluck. Please RSVP and indicate what you will be bringing as your contribution through the link below. This will help us better prepare for our event and prevent an duplicates of food items.

https://www.punchbowl.com/parties/d020193073e328b3d719

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June 2, 2018 @ 2:30-3:30 : We invite all families and caregivers to join us for our end of the year Potluck. We have had such a fun year at GACSN and we are looking forward to celebrating with ev…

*Please assure to pack all swimming essentials *

Thanks in advance,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- MAY26TH

Hello Everyone,

Due to the unfortunate weather circumstances our outing to Millennium park is cancelled. We will go with our alternative outing to Orleans bowling, located at 885 Taylor Creek Dr. Pick up and drop off time will remain the same. Friendly reminder, please remember to pack snack.

See you tomorrow!

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- MAY 19TH

Hello Everyone,

This Saturday we are going on an outing to Millennium Park! This means we will be off site and meeting at: 100 Millennium Blvd (just off Trim Rd, south of Innes in Orleans). Drop off and pick up will be at the park, for our regular program time, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

The park contains a splash pad, a large castle structure, as well as a pirate ship. Plenty of slides, swings, climbs, and lots of open area to play games or do activities.

Our intention is to have a picnic, use the splash pad, run a few outdoor activities and have the participants use and engage with whatever they’re interested in .

***Please assure to pack swim attire, towel/s, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, and snack .***

If you plan on attending, kindly send an email with your RSVP’s

Please note : If this outing is not possible due to the weather, our alternative outing will be to Orleans Bowling. I will send an email confirming our outing location on Friday afternoon.

Hope to see you there !

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- MAY 19TH

Hello Everyone,

This is a friendly reminder that there will be no program this Saturday, May, 19th.

Program will resume on May 26th, but will not be at the Centre, as we will be on our final outing to Millennium Park.

Have a wonderful long weekend!

Take care ,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN-MAY 12TH

Hello Everyone,

I hope you’ve all had a chance to enjoy some of this beautiful weather we’ve been having.

This weekend, we are getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day. In honour of this, we will be making presents for our special loved ones. We intend on visiting the pool, so please assure all swim attire is packed. Lastly, our afternoon will wrap up with a dance party!

Have a great rest of your week!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator