Community Engagement Opportunities

2017 Spring Bike Repair Workshops

Learn how to do in depth bicycle repair. No experience necessary. You don't even need a bike! 

Junior Achievement Summer Camp for Young Entrepreneurs, Makers and Tech Savy Kids!

JA of Waterloo Region is offering 4 weeks of summer camp to youth in K-W, summer 2017:

CAMP BUSINESS BASICS, July 10-14: Campers will engage in creative, hands-on activities; learning about basic business skills from local entrepreneurs in downtown Kitchener.

STARTUP TECH CAMP, July 24-28 & July 31-Aug 4: Campers will create a website, commercial video and an app about a downtown Kitchener business.
ADVANCED CAMP, August 21-25: Campers will learn business skills and build a small drone as their "product".

Are you looking to get involved in your community and educate young creative minds? We would love for local entrepreneurs and makers to be part of our weekly camp schedules; as guest speakers, demonstrators, and topic facilitators. Our youth can learn from those who know best!
To register as a camper, go to:

To get involved in the camps as a guest speaker/facilitator, please contact Holly Wiseman, at or 519-576-6610 x3. She would love to talk about some of the cool topics we can teach the campers to give them a very educational, fun and memorable experience.


June 9, 2017

WEAR RED in support of the women you love! Cardiac disease kills over 23,000 Canadian women every year – more than the top five cancers combined. Many are unaware of the risk. On Friday June 9th join St. Mary’s General Hospital in an effort to raise awareness. It’s simple!

Register your office participation to receive a FREE Red Day Wellness Champion hat*, promotional materials AND enough Red Day lapel stickers for your staff!

#RedDayFriday | Bring Red to life in life in your workplace! Post images of your workplace participation on social media using #RedDayFriday and you could WIN!**