Training

Dynamic training for your teams!

The Shape Up Foundation offers a wide variety of free and interactive training sessions adapted to the real needs of camps. The training provided focuses on practice and is designed to be easily passed on to the entire camp team.

Some are only available through the Shape Up+ Package.

Services/Summit

Members
  • SU
  • SU+
Audience
  • Coordinators
  • Managers
Duration
  • 1 day

An exclusive day of training for camp coordinators or managers aimed at getting a camp team mobilized around healthy habits (HH). The training includes:

  • Shape Up workshop: learn how to train counselors on HH themes.
  • Interactive stations: discover the program’s new features and complementary offers from the Shape Up Foundation’s other partners.
  • Practical workshops: experiment with concrete tools to help integrate HH into daily camp life.

Newly signed up camps receive the Shape Up tool kit, and all camps get the Shape Up Handbook as well as some great surprises!

SU workshop: Healthy habits are everyone's business!

Members
  • SU+
Audience
  • Counselors
Duration
  • 1 hour

This training geared toward healthy habits has two parts: five short videos on key concepts related to four themes (15 minutes), and how to integrate key messages by experimenting with activities and appropriating and implementing tools (45 minutes).

Below are the 4 themes addressed during the training session:

  • Discover a thousand and one flavours!: Healthy eating involves good food, but what about the joy of planting, tasting, designing, and discovering?
  • Active campers!: Moving is first and foremost about adapting to each camper. How do you deal with motivation, self-confidence, and skill development?
  • Show your true colours, dare to be different!: Respecting body diversity means letting every camper be themselves.
  • Make a difference!: Camp staff influence and make an impression on campers. Be a positive role model.

This simple and effective 1-hour training session is open to all and aimed at mobilising camp staff around healthy habits. It will motivate counselors to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle and encourage campers to adopt healthy habits.

Food laboratory

Members
  • SU
  • SU+
Audience
  • Chefs
  • Managers
Duration
  • 1 day

The food laboratory gives participants the opportunity to get ideas and discover recipes campers will love. It is designed to help chefs and food service managers take on the challenges they face. Ideas, recipes, and information will be shared to ensure campers love the in-camp menu.

This 1-day training will teach participants to:

  • Share and discuss useful, practical information on healthy eating, a variety of nutritional information, and the Canada Food Guide.
  • Discover the latest trends influencing food supply.
  • Test new recipes, adjust recipes according to specific food restrictions, and try new cooking techniques.

How to provide healthy habits training (new for 2019)

Members
  • N/A
Audience
  • Camp trainers
  • Partners
  • Open to all
Duration
  • 3 hours

This new training session is for people who want to give the entire Shape Up workshop or integrate specific aspects of the workshop into their training module on healthy habits.

Provided with the aim of transferring knowledge to simplify messages, make training more dynamic, and rally counselors around HH, this session includes:

  • The Shape Up Workshop in person: Come discover our winning formula!
  • A space for discussion that includes sharing best practices on transferring HH knowledge while having fun.

Objective: Be able to present all or part of the Shape Up Workshop on your own at your camp.

Tailored training

Members
  • SU+
Audience
  • Animateurs
  • Counselors
Duration
  • À la carte
  • Flexible

Tailored training is provided in a practical manner and custom-designed to address the needs and issues described by the team members of requesting camps. This approach helps introduce a camp’s various team members to healthy habits regarding eating, physical activity, or body diversity.

Themed workshops

Members
  • SU+
Audience
  • Coordinators
  • Managers
  • Counselors
Duration
  • Variable

Themed workshops provide further information on healthy habits. These training sessions are adapted to the a camp’s needs and realities and address a specific issue related to healthy eating, physical activity, or body diversity. Themed workshops are created in collaboration with camps to deal with their real needs in the field. During these training sessions, an expert discusses the theme in question and suggests appropriate activities and services offered by the Shape Up Foundation. Themed workshops can be provided in person or online, depending on the camp’s needs and availability.

Fondation Tremplin Santé, CIUSS, and TIR-SHV de la Capitale-Nationale are giving you free access to the body diversityworkshop “I have a role to play”. (sheets, cards, poster, letter)

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Webinaires

Members
  • SU+
Audience
  • Coordinators
  • Managers
  • Counselors
Duration
  • Variable

Shape Up webinars are information and/or training sessions that allow Shape Up Plus members to share and discuss various healthy habits topics as they relate to summer camps. The objective of these webinars is to presenting available Shape Up resources that can help camp staff develop their knowledge about relevant subjects, get answers to their questions, and find ways to make their daily tasks easier.

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT US

418 648-6618

info@goshapeup.ca

 

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