News and Updates
May 4, 2017

Apply to increase youth participation and build leadership in priority sports

I·SPARC (The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council) invites First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities, Friendship Centres and other not-for-profit Indigenous organizations to apply to host a Youth Sport Development Camp, National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), and/or Officials Training Session in their community.

Each of the I·SPARC’s six Regional Committees have identified priority sports for their respective region.  These priority sports serve as the focal point for region-wide sport development in the areas of youth sport camps and coaching/officials development.  The Northeast Regional Committee has identified seven priority sports:


These sports serve as the focal point for region-wide sport development programs including:

The Aboriginal Coaching Module                      
Run Jump Throw Wheel                   
SOAR (in-school delivery)                                                            
BCRPA High Five Program(s)
Steve Nash Youth Basketball
Jr. NBA Basketball Program
Spirit Lacrosse Program

Apply online here: or contact your Regional Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator through our website for more information or assistance.  Requests for activities outside of the priority list will be considered during the application review process.