STREET SMART YOUTH PROGRAM
Aware today, safe tomorrow.
We help build bright futures, free of crime and victimization - with knowledge. Everyone deserves a bright future; despite the circumstance you are born in, the decisions you are faced with or the pressures pointing you in the wrong direction. Our goal is to arm youth with knowledge and skills to make positive future decisions.
Introduction – Discover why the safety of our city matters to us all.
Safety is a Team Effort – Through questions and discussion, learn about the important role police officers, city support systems and youth play in keeping our city safe.
Decision Making Skills – Learn proven steps and skills for making positive decisions that are right for you and your future.
Street Smart Presentations – Choose two of the Street Smart Programs (see below). Learn how to avoid a future of crime and victimization.
Museum Exploration – Discover the men and women who risk their lives daily to keep our city safe. Get the behind-the-scenes look into CPS’ different Specialty Units, the training required, skills and equipment.
Conclusion – How you can continue to impact your communities positively.
STREET SMART PROGRAMS (SELECT TWO)
DRUGS - Learn important information about the consequences of drugs and addiction. More
HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS - Build the foundation for a future of healthy relationships. More
GANGS (AND BAD INFLUENCES) - Follow the lives of two Calgary gang members to get a true impression of a criminal life. More
ONLINE SAFETY - Get the facts and learn the skills for staying safe online. More
BULLYING - Hear real stories of Calgary youth who found themselves in tough situations and got the help they needed. More
September to June Fridays and Saturdays (10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm) Tuesdays to Thursdays (6:00pm-8:00pm).
July and August Tuesdays to Saturdays (10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm) Tuesdays to Thursdays (6:00pm-8:00pm).