Workshop Information

Thank you for your interest in the Appetite to Play workshop! If you are interested in attending a workshop in an area, contact the ATP Training Coordinator at appetitetoplay@gv.ymca.ca.  

 

If you are interested in getting a workshop booked in your community, or hosting a workshop, please contact the ATP Training Coordinator at appetitetoplay@gv.ymca.ca

 

What will i learn in the appetite to play workshop?

The Appetite to Play workshop is very interactive, and will enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in creating childcare settings that support physical activity to promote healthy child development. During this workshop planning tools, self-assessments, tips, ideas, recipes, games and activities will be shared and practiced. Participants will also receive a booklet to help them get started and an overview of Appetite to Play online resources.

who should take the appetite to play workshop?

This workshop is open to early years providers who are interested in learning more about physical activity and healthy eating for children 0-5 years old, and who want to increase their capacity in this field. The workshops are three (3) hours in length, and count towards professional development credits for early childhood educators. 

where are appetite to play workshops delivered?

Appetite to Play workshops are delivered across British Columbia.

how do i sign up for an appetite to play workshop?

You can sign up for an Appetite to Play workshop in two ways:

1) Email our Provincial Training Coordinator at appetitetoplay@gv.ymca.ca and ask where workshops are happening across the province, and where you can sign up. Our Training Coordinator can also help you host a workshop in your community.

2) Find an Appetite to Play workshop on the BC Early Years Professional Development (EYPD) Portal at https://earlyyearsbc.ca/. Once you get to the website, search for Appetite to Play, and a list of workshops happening across the province will show up in your search results. Please note that only some of the Appetite to Play workshops are listed on the portal,  so if you can't find one in your community, email us at appetitetoplay@gv.ymca.ca and we can help you find a workshop or help organize a workshop in your community.

 

Link to BC Early Years Professional Development portal