The Young Awards Foundation

Arts opportunities for school children in Mississppi Mills are a vital aspect of a complete education

Funded Projects

2014-2015

In the 2014-2015 school year, the Young Awards Foundation distributed over $13 000 sponsoring the projects listed below; a further $1400 is set aside for recipients of the Young Artist Award.

Almonte and District High School

  • Instrument repairs
  • Music stands
  • Sound cables
  • Kiwanis festival entry

ADHS also received funding for toms, drumsticks, and percussion instruction to support a percussion ensemble as an  “in-depth” funded program.

Holy Name of Mary Catholic School

  • Percussion workshop and performance
  • Ukulele instruction
  • Pottery
  • 3D Paintings
  • Clay Bells
  • Dance instruction

Naismith Memorial Public School

  • Yarn Bombing
  • How Art can be Math
  • African Drumming
  • Visual arts projects
  • Dance instruction

Pakenham Public School

  • NAC Latin Beats / Heroic Feats
  • Printmaking
  • Ukuleles
  • Sustainable art project

R. Tait McKenzie Public School

  • Dance instruction
  • Puppet projects

2013-2014

In the 2013-2014 school year, the Young Awards Foundation sponsored the following projects:

Almonte and District High School
Visual arts 7-12 Design and build 20 puppets
Drama 7-12 Sword-fighting workshop
Drama 7-12 “Playing with Shakespeare” workshop
Music 7-12 Instrument repairs
Music 7-12 Band book series
Music 7-12 Band scores
Holy Name of Mary Catholic School
Visual arts 1 Weaving
Visual arts 2 Pottery
Visual arts 3 Self-portraits
Visual arts 4 3D paintings
Visual arts 7-8 Mosaics
Dance Kindergarten Dance instruction
Music 5-6 30 ukeleles with bags and instruction
Naismith Memorial Public School
Visual arts K-6 Printmaking
Dance K-6 Dance instruction
Music K-6 Bucket drumming
Pakenham Public School
Visual arts K-6 Weaving
Visual arts K-6 Live-action animation
Visual arts K-6 Mixed-media workshop
Music K-6 Performance and workshops
Music K-6 French-Canadian presentation