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About Us

The mission of Lakehead University’s ActiveU is to create a positive difference in the lives of children and youth through a student-centered learning approach to cooperative physical activity and educational programs.

Our Program Goals are:

  • Provide a positive and enjoyable program through great leadership by staff and volunteers
  • Involve children in a variety of activities
  • Demonstrate and teach youth that learning is both fun and valuable.
  • Provide children with hands-on activities in a variety of disciplines
  • Assist children and youth in increasing their self-confidence and social skills with others.
  • Encourage children and youth to develop their interest and skills in a wide variety of settings.
  • Motivate children and youth to stay in school and to feel comfortable on a university campus.