Newcomer Youth Educational Support ServicesĀ  CoalitionĀ  (NYESS)

The Newcomer Youth Educational Support Services Coalition focuses on strengthening the learning skills and global learning of Newcomer and at-risk youth within a family centered and community focused environment by providing free enriching educational afterschool and summer learning support programs.

Volunteers from different African countries already helping kids in their own communities with after-school and summer programs are uniting to try and do more for the growing number of new young arrivals.

What is your most memorable moment of SLP (Summer Learning Program)?

  • Meeting new friends.
  • The field trips.
  • Math Class
  • The talent show.
  • Making life-long friends and having great teachers.
  • Football and soccer.

What was your best Field Trip?

  • Going to the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Steinbach and being able to carry the flags in the Pioneer Days Parade.
  • Going to the movies.
  • Going to the zoo.

What is your favourite class?

  • Math (Several students indicated that Math is their favourite class.)
  • English – “I love to write!”
  • Science

Other Comments:

  • Great food!
  • Best time ever!
  • Best teachers!