Be Role Models, Be The Change
It’s evidently clear, a large number of Canadian kids are failing to make the grade when it comes to reaching the recommended physical activity targets for children and youth; at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity each day. Less hours are being devoted to active play and instead too much time is being spent [...] Read More
“Every single school I’ve visited has seen significant improvements in the kid’s grades, behaviours and social inclusion” Nicolas Boulay, CFL player
I’ve been with BOKS for three years and found the best way to break down barriers and to get through to someone is through physical exercise. Every single school I’ve visited has seen significant improvements in the kids' grades, behaviours and social inclusion. The smiles, the laughs, the sweat and even sometimes the tears when [...] Read More
“For me personally BOKS strikes a cord” – Matthew Black, CFL player
Being a part of the BOKS program for the last several years has been an absolute blast. Not only are the teachers and trainers a pleasure to work with, but also the kids I meet at every school keep me excited for the next time I’ll get to visit a BOKS school. My favorite part [...] Read More
Read this blog before you take the first bite of Halloween candy!
Halloween is certainly a favourite among young children and adults alike. Children are excited about dressing-up as an iconic super hero, monster, or cartoon character. More importantly, they’re running door-to-door to fill their loot bags with candy…candy that is nothing more than sugar. Now don’t get me wrong, I am a firm believer all type [...] Read More