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Applications for the 2024/2025 PN Development and Adventure Programs are now open. That means, your school can now apply to run the Play 4 Fun, Unplugged, Outdoor Adventures and/or Sprockids program(s) at your school.

Each year, in addition to the intramural-based PN Core programs that all Members have access to, we provide the opportunity for Members to access the above specialty programs via application. These programs include a variety of resources, as well as training opportunities and nutrition grants. 

DEADLINE to apply is Friday, June 7th!

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Play 4 Fun engages students in grades K-3 and their caregivers in a fun and active evening class that focuses on teaching fundamental movements skills. 

Learn more: https://www.schoolsportsnl.ca/play-4-fun 
Apply now: https://ssnl.online/Play-4-Fun-Application
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Unplugged focuses on "unplugging" students from their devices and reducing the amount of screen time they're exposed to, all while encouraging them to be physically active. This program is designed for students in grades 4-9 and is lead by high school leaders.

Learn more: https://www.schoolsportsnl.ca/unplugged
Apply now: https://ssnl.online/Unplugged-Application
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Outdoor Adventures is designed for students in grades 7-9 and is focused on reconnecting students with nature and teaching wilderness and survival skills.

Learn more: https://www.schoolsportsnl.ca/outdoor-adventures
Apply now: https://ssnl.online/Outdoor-Adventure-Application
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Sprockids focuses on educating students in grades 4-6 on cycling safety and etiquette, while also teaching riding skills and bicycle maintenance.

Learn more: https://www.schoolsportsnl.ca/sprockids
Apply now: https://ssnl.online/Sprockids-Application
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May 15, 2024

Apply now for 2024/2025 PN Development & Adventure Programs

Apply to run Play 4 Fun, Unplugged, Outdoor Adventures and/or Sprockids programs at your school!

It's that time of year when we turn the power over to you to highlight and recognize those hard working individuals within your school. Whether it's the coach that runs your school's teams, the volunteer always looking to help out or the student-athlete deserving of recognition for their achievements.

We're looking for all the deserving folks making School Sports NL thrive in your school. 

Nomination Deadline:  June 1st, 2024.
 
Scholar Athlete Award
- Awarded to all eligible student-athletes
- Recognizes student-athletes who have achieved both academic & athletic success
- Student-athletes receive a commemorative Scholar Athlete Certificate.
- Three-peat Scholar Athlete recipients also awarded special graduating Scholar Athlete Pin.
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/Scholar-Athlete-Award 

Brother G.I. Moore Student Athlete of the Year Awards
- Awarded to one Male and one Female student-athlete for each classification (A/2A/3A/4A)
- Recognizes student-athletes who uphold the ideals of sportsmanship and demonstrate well-rounded athletic proficiency, and excellence in their high school sports career
- Recipients each receive $500 Scholarship
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/Student-Athlete-of-the-Year 

Student Athletic Program Volunteer of the Year
- Awarded to one Male and one Female student-volunteer
- Recognizes those who have played a vital role in supporting SSNL athletic programs in their school.
- Recipients each receive $500 Scholarship
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/Student-Volunteer-Award

PN Champion Award:
- Awarded to one individual in each of the four NL Schools regions and one from the CSFP TNL.
- Recognizes those who have played a vital role in growing the PN programs within their school and/or - neighbouring schools
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/PN-Champion-Award

PN Ambassador Award:
- Awarded to individuals with long history of involvement in SSNL Participation Nation
- Recognizes outstanding achievements by facilitators who have greatly contributed to the development and success of PN within their school and/or neighbouring schools 
- Facilitators who have worked within Participation Nation for 10+ years automatically eligible
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/PN-Ambassador-Award

Varsity Regional Recognition Award:
- Awarded to one individual from each of SSNL's 11 Varsity Regions
- Recipient has made a significant contribution to SSNL Varsity school sport over 5+ years OR have made a single outstanding contribution.
- Recipient could be a coach, convenor, official or administrator 
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/Varsity-Regional-Recognition-Award

Varsity Coaching Service Award:
- Awarded to Coaches with long history of involvement in SSNL Varsity
- Recognizes Coaches who have a strong developmental program in their school, and has demonstrated a strong commitment to the total development of the student-athletes in his/her program.
- Coaches who have coached SSNL for 25+ years automatically eligible 
Nominate: https://ssnl.online/Coaching-Service-Award

DEADLINE FOR ALL: Thursday, June 1st!

May 3, 2024

SSNL Now Accepting Nominations

It's that time of year when we turn the power over to you to highlight and recognize those hard working individuals within your school. Whether it's the coach that runs your school's teams, the volunteer always looking to help out or the student-athlete deserving of recognition for their achievements.

Fall is the perfect time of year to get out and get searching for some geocaches! 

During the days of lockdown, Participation Nation created a number of geocaches and placed them in different locations across the province for students and their families to find. We are still maintaining these locations today, and we hope to add a few more spots each year.

Below is the up-to-date list of locations. Please note, each start with 'PN Active at Home #' and each # goes with the locations.

PN Active at Home 1 - Torbay
PN Active at Home 2 - Virginia River, St. John’s
PN Active at Home 3 - Adams Pond, Paradise
PN Active at Home 4 - Newtown Elementary, Mount Pearl
PN Active at Home 5 - Waterford River, St. John’s
PN Active at Home 6 - Bidgood's Park, Goulds
PN Active at Home 7 - Bay Bulls
PN Active at Home 8 - Ferryland
PN Active at Home 9 - Bay Roberts
PN Active at Home 10 - Carbonear
PN Active at Home 11 - New Harbour
PN Active at Home 12 - C.B.S. Trail, C.B.S.
PN Active at Home 13 - Clarenville
PN Active at Home 14 - Lethbridge
PN Active at Home 15 - Bonavista
PN Active at Home 16 - Eastport
PN Active at Home 17 - Glovertown *NEW*
PN Active at Home 19 - Botwood
PN Active at Home 20 - Grand Falls
PN Active at Home 21 - Deer Lake
PN Active at Home 22 - Gros Morne
PN Active at Home 26 - Hopedale

If you've never been geocaching OR you're looking for a refresher on what to do, check out our YouTube video for all you need to know.

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Have all the fun, and be sure to tag us if you find us (just don't give away the location of the geocache in your picture!) ;)

Oct 6, 2023

SSNL Geocaching Locations 2023/2024

Fall is the perfect time of year to get out and get searching for some geocaches!

During the days of lockdown, Participation Nation created a number of geocaches and placed them in different locations across the province for students and their families to find. We are still maintaining these locations today, and we hope to add a few more spots each year.

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