KickStart Leadership Program

Youth learning to lead.

About KickStart

The KickStart Leadership Program is for children 7-12 years old, who are looking to further develop skills related to personal development and leadership. This free program is offered during and after school hours in elementary schools and communities throughout Calgary.  For information about KickStart programming offered in Okotoks and surrounding areas, check out the McMan Family Resource Network – Okotoks. 

KickStart is offered through 8 sessions and provides children with an opportunity to learn and connect with peers. The 8-sessions cover the following:

  • Self Esteem/ Self-Confidence
  • Social Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Dealing with Stress
  • Assertiveness
  • Media Awareness
  • Smoking and Vaping Education

For children enrolled in KickStart who may require additional guidance we also offer 1 to 1 support session. 1 to 1 sessions are provided by our skilled facilitators and help children work on their learning goals. To register your child for 1 to 1 support, please complete the referral form below.

This program is funded by the City of Calgary.

If you would like more information about the program, please contact us:

1 to 1 Referral Form

Submission Instructions

Please complete the form to the best of your ability. If the form is not working, you can also download a PDF version, complete it, and send it to:



  • Pending

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