Youth Services


Youth Odyssey

This program is for youth aged 12-18 that takes place each summer where we get away for a weekend to have fun, learn something new, and interact with other military youths.

For more information:
(613) 991-3676 

Youth Ambassadors

Youth Ambassadors is an engagement program for youth ages 13-18, designed to promote educational opportunities and service learning within their community. This program is a fantastic way to obtain volunteer hours for high school, as well as gaining experience to put on a CV.  

The Youth Ambassadors meet once a month for a new volunteer or professional development opportunity.

For more information:
(613) 991-3676  

French Tutoring Tuesdays

This program is to help children ages 6 years and older with their French skills.
The MFRC has partnered with Canadian Parents for French to offer homework and tutoring help.

For more information: 
(613) 998-4888  

Additional Resources for Youth

  • Get Involved! Ottawa Youth Volunteering; engagement Committee; Community Engagement; Youth Summit, and Civic Affairs.
  • Have Fun! Ottawa City Arts & Culture; Recreation, Libraries, Youth Leadership.
  • Youth Ottawa! Tailored programming that empowers youth and creates opportunities where they can contribute their talent, passion, and ideas to enhance their communities. Youth Ottawa offer multiples programs for youth their amazing mission and programs are available in this PDF! 
  • Boys and Girls Club in Ottawa!
  • Ottawa offers "Try-It" passes in City of Ottawa buildings to try an activity once before paying for memberships or entry fees (e.g. public swim) 
  • Become a Cadet! What if you were told that there was a dynamic, structured youth program that offered Canadian youth a variety of interesting and challenging activities? Cadets are motivated to improve their physical fitness, to work harder at their academic studies and to give back to their communities through volunteerism and citizenship activities.
  • Scouts Canada!  Scouts builds leaders, enabling youth to lead their own path towards outdoor adventure and fun. Through Youth-led programming, youth discover the best in themselves taking on new challenges and experience new things they wouldn't elsewhere.
  • Girl Guides Canada! Her next adventure starts right here. Girl Guides is an all-access pass to unlimited adventures, countless confidence-building moments and ready-for-anything skills. Guiding is where girls shine as they take the lead and explore new challenges designed just for them - all with the support of girls and women who cheer them on every step of the way.
For additional support or information, please contact: (613) 998-4888 or​