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Dear Families of AYP,


As we are sure you are all aware of by now, the direction from Alberta Health Services in conjunction with the Ministry of Education announced on sunday that all schools, out-of school programming and daycares sites are temporarily cancelled until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the majority of our programs are run out of the schools themselves, AYP will therefore be cancelling all C.O.L.S. after school programs, auxiliary programs(Healthy Heroes, Explorers, Art, Junior Leaders, Grade 7 Prep, Homework Help, Junior High) and one-on-one mentoring until further notice. If you are enrolled in Spring Break camp, please refer to the separate email we will be sending. 


We realize that these are extraordinary times. We will keep you posted on updates on groups as they become available.  Please continue to take care of yourself and your family and we thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time. If your family is in need of any extra resources, please reach out to AYP during business hours or call 211. 




Abbottsfield Youth Project

Abbottsfield Youth Project's mission is to provide programs for children ages 6-12 that encourage the development of effective living skills, the pursuit of healthy lifestyle choices, and the connection of families to the community


Since 1986, AYP has been providing free life-skills programs for children ages 6-12 who live in high-risk North East Edmonton communities. Whether it be our flagship Community Outreach & Living Skills In-school program, our Community Explorers program or our ART with AYP program, our wide variety of after-school and evening program offerings foster the healthy development of each participant's sense of self-esteem and self-worth. 

With each of our programs, our focus is to create a learn-through-play environment and encourage the development of effective living skills, the pursuit of healthy lifestyle choices, and the connection of families to the community. 

Today, AYP offers 8 auxiliary programs, and 13 after school programs in various Northeast Edmonton locations. In 2018, AYP supported 428 unique children and 316 unique families. 

Through our Healthy Snack Program we have offered 7733 healthy snacks to 498 unique children. 






All of our programs are focused on 6 values 







AYP Charitable Tax Number: 

 #: BN 131529281RR0001


Relationships     Trust     Empowerment     Growth     Creativity     Playfulness
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