Below is a list of the BC Lions' school programs that take place throughout the offseason. For a full list of community appearances, click here.
Be More Than a Bystander
In Partnership with the Ending Violence Association of BC, the Lions Be More Than a Bystander program aims to raise awareness about the impact of men's violence against women. Founding partners are Status of Women Canada, the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development and Encana Corporation and supported by the BC Federation of Labour.
For more information please visit our page here.
In partnership with the Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division of the Ministry of Public Safety, Lions Pride is an outreach program highlighting the importance of making positive choices and choosing alternate activities to gang involvement.
For more information on the Lions Pride program, click here.
The FortisBC Energy Champions program is designed specifically for children in kindergarten through grade seven, emphasizing the importance of environmental responsibility and being an 'Energy Champion'.
From January through March 2013, the FortisBC Energy Champions program visited 75 elementary schools located throughout the lower mainland, Vancouver Island, interior and northern British Columbia.
For more information on the FortisBC Energy Champions program, click here.
Lions in the House
New this season, the Lions have launched a longstanding and popular school program, Lions in the House presented by CN and supported by the Industry Training Authority and Pacific NorthWest LNG.
Created specifically for youth in grades six through nine, the redesigned Lions in the House initiative focuses on the power of choice and being the best you can be. In particular, students will be challenged to examine their choices as it relates to their own personal safety around railway tracks and the opportunities avaliable in the trades.
Click here to learn more.
The 2014 season marks the thirteenth year of the BC Lions' Read, Write & Roar literacy program proudly supported by Pacific NorthWest LNG, Ricoh & Industrial Alliance.
Last season, the initiative partnered with 14 school districts and more than 20,000 elementary school students, stressing the importance of literacy through a fun and captivating journal.
For more information on the Read, Write and Roar program, click here.