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Education Material for the Youth

Youth website S.O.S. Sécuro – 6 to 12 years old

The youth website of ministère de la Sécurité publique (in french only) is an essential educational space. It can inform and help children to prepare and respond to emergencies (fires, forest fires, floods, landslides, etc.).

The teachers and parents section (in French) provides educational exercises and tools to help young people to develop many disciplinary and transversal skills with fun.

Chief and Flash

Flash junior – 3 to 5 years old

Flash junior is a newsletter to educate children ages 3 to 5 about fire safety. It comes with Educator's handbooks "Ready-to-Use" for private and public day care centres.

Flash – 6 to 8 years old

Flash is a newsletter to raise fire safety awareness in children. It comes with Educator's handbooks "Ready-to-Use" for 1st Cycle Elementary School Teachers.

Other materials

Chief's Songs

Programs and Awareness Tools

Expect the Unexpected Program – 7 to 13 years old

The only disaster-based educational program in Canada, Expect the Unexpected from the Canadian Red Cross is designed to help children, youth, educators and parents learn about the importance of disaster preparedness. It features in-class and at-home activities for topics including climate change, weather events, knowing the risks in your community, safety rules, making a plan, getting a kit and dealing with emotions related to emergencies. The program provides a variety of teaching and communication aids for teachers, educators, students and their parents, including facilitator’s guides, activity booklets, videos, posters and participation certificates for students.

Forest fire prevention learning activities – 8 to 11 years old

Activities prepared by Société de protection des forêts contre le feu intended to make young people aware of the dangers and causes of forest fires and how forests are protected against fire.

Babysitting Course – 11 to 15 years old

The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course teach basic first aid and caregiving skills to youth from 11 to 15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents.

Toujours prêts! – Scouts from 7 to 21 years old

Training days and community action for Scouts, girls and boys, on fire prevention.