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Please Note: Due to the low participation response CTS's has cancelled this event!

Hello Lovely CTS People!!

Help CTS create new habitat at Tynehead Regional Park. CTS youth and families are invited to join CTS, Metro Vancouver Regional Parks and Evergreen as we join forces to plant over 500 native plants to create new wildife habitat at Tynehead Regional Parks.  Join CTS for this fun, family event! Gloves, tools and snacks will be provided. 

When: Saturday, October 22

Time: 9:00 am to noon (join us for all or part of the morning)

All CTS Families, Friends and Sponsors - Your Invited to the Annual CTS Appreciation BBQ

When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Location: CTS Office, Picken House, 6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby BC V3N 4A3

Time: 4 to 7 pm

CTS is seeking a few volunteer to help out at the Metro Vancouver Night Quest Event!  Share your CTS experience with youth and families.  Help with CTS crafts and games!  Experience Pacific Spirit Park at night and explore the many displays and activities located along trails lined with candles!  This is a fun, family event. 

When:  March 19 from 6:00 to 9:30 pm

Where: Pacific Spirit Park 4915 West 16th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6T 2C9

Calling all CTS Volunteers! CTS requires youth volunteers to help promote the CTS program and help coordinate games and activities for youth and families. 

BCIT has asked CTS to set up a display and lead some games and craft activities at their upcoming open house.  BCIT is making a donation to help support CTS. 

Why CTS?  Because of the BCIT/CTS community garden - started by CTS and a source of ongoing stewardship projects for CTS youth and because we are the best free, fun youth leadership program around!

Reminder Winter Excursion Team - we have a planning meeting tomorrow (Saturday Faeb. 20) at Picken House from 2 to 4:30 PM.  All WE Members must attend.  We will be finalizing and reviewing team plans for the trip and will have our first gear check.  Please bring you winter boots, sleeping bag & mat, pack or gear bag, snow pants/coat and anything else on the equipment list you would like me to check. 

Attention all Winter Excursion Team members! The WE team will start planning the 2 night, 3 day winter camping excursion. Team members will be tasked with organizing trip activities and the next upcomming fundraising event. All registered participants must attend these meetings.

Where: CTS Office, Picken House (6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby, BC V3N 4A3 from 2 to 4:30pm

Urban Mission - Saturday, December 12 from 8 am to noon

Join CTS as we help the Surrey Urban Mission prepare and serve a breakfast to those in need.  Meet the CTS youth council, youth volunteers and staff at the Surrey Urban Mission at 8 AM.  CTS will be delivering both non-perishable food items and winter clothing collected as part of recent CTS youth council events.  

Calling all CTSer's - Join the CTS Youth Council and help them plan upcoming events, fundraisers and social activities.  GYC meetings are held evey second Saturday of the month.  This meeting will focus on the Winter Excursion camping trip and the January 3, 2016 bottle drive.

If you are interested in the Winter Excursion - you should attend this important Winter Excursion information session

Date: Saturday Dec 3, 2015 from 2 to 4:30

Where: CTS office, Picken House, 6825 Cariboo Road, Burnaby BC V3N 4A3


Calling all CTSer's - Join the CTS Youth Council and help us plan and organize upcoming CTS event and activities, including the Snowflake Social Christmas Open House December 5, 2015

Calling all CTS ghost and goblins! Are your ready for a howling good time?  Then hurry and register for the 2015 CTS Halloween Sleepover at Picken House

Hosted by the CTS Youth Council, join CTS for fun, games and ghoulishly good times!  Share your scary story, carve a pumpkin and join CTS for a haunted forest walk at Burnaby Lake.  Everyone must come in costumes and please bring non-perishable food item or two. CTS will be collecting non-perishble food items from the local community to donate to a local food bank and/or Surrey Urban Mission. Space limited, so register early!

Are you up for a challenge?  Ready to have Fun! Hurry, get your race team together and register for the CTS Amazing Race 2015!  Organized and sponored by the CTS Youth Council, register today! 

Date:  Saturday, September 26, from 1 to 5 pm

Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park, from the Burnaby Lake Nature House to Picken House (CTS office)

Join CTS as we participate in the City of Burnaby's 2015 Youth Week Block Party.  Celebrate youth with fun, music, food and other exiting activities. Share your passion about CTS and help CTS connect other youth to the program!

When: Saturday May 2, 2015   1 to 4 PM

Where: Edmonds Community Centre,  7433 Edmonds St, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B2


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