Campbell Fiver Family Network

"My Voice Matters" Children's Conference

On Friday October 16, 2015 60 children from across the community gathered to share their voices on what a healthy, safe community for children in Campbell River looks like. Here is a glimpse of what the day looked like.

The Action Committee Team wanted the Children to truly experience a Conference environment

Brainstorming thoughts

The children categorized all their ideas into themes

Groups of children highlighted the day by using one word
Thanks to Jody, from United Way, and Brad, from Heritage Online School, who assisted with table facilitation

Students brainstorming what makes our community safe and healthy

More brainstorming

Later in the day students were asked to write, create or draw their ideas from the morning

Setting the stage in the morning
Shawn welcomed us all to the Laichwiltach Territory with a Traditional Aboriginal opening
Councilor Marlene Wright, Acting Mayor, welcomed the children

Great listening and manners by all

Categorizing ideas

More categorizing facilitated by Assistant Superintendent Nevenka Fair

Getting to know other students from across the community

Time to create their thoughts

Brainstorming in groups

Children webbing their own ideas

More group work



Final thoughts

A great day for all!
The information gathered from the students will be used to create the writing of the Children's Charter for Campbell River.  Watch for more details as the Action Committee (School District 72, City of Campbell River, Success By 6, Family Place, PacificCare) move forward.  For more information or to be a part of the development of the Charter contact .
Campbell Fiver Family Network