Clubs & activities

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Get involved this semester, from wherever you are!

Activities and student-run clubs at YukonU are offered to enrolled students at no charge. Most activities are offered online via Zoom during the Fall 2020 semester. 

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Coffee break
via Zoom
10am
starting Sept. 29
 
 

Mindfulness meditation
via Zoom
noon - 1pm
Registration required

Coffee break
via Zoom
10am
starting Sept. 29

Hiking club
Fish Lake
10am 
Starts Sept. 26

 

Activity descriptions

Coffee break
Take a break from the books, pour yourself a cup of tea or coffee and say hello to your peers. 

Join the Coffee break via Zoom.
Email us for more information.


Heen club
'Heen' is the Tlingit word for water. This Heen Club focuses on First Nation activities including beading, weaving and sewing combined with some group studying. Led by student Charlene Baker, the club members will share cultural traditions. Time and location TBD.

Contact: Charlene Baker


Hiking Club - Fish Lake
Meet in front of the Campus Housing Office located at Ayamdigut Campus at 10am. Individual transportation must be arranged. Participants must practise the safe six steps to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

For more information, questions and to RSVP please email Elise at: elise.browndussault@yukonu.ca.


Jack.org Yukon
Jack.org is a charity that trains and empowers young leaders who are revolutionizing mental health. Jack.org is working towards a Canada where all young people understand how to take care of their own mental health and look out for each other. A Canada without shame, and where all those who need support get the help they deserve. 

Jack.org Yukon aims to open up the conversation on mental health with Yukon youth through initiatives that will reduce barriers to accessing support and create a positive environment surrounding mental health. Come join the fight! Time and location TBD.

Contact: Jack.org Yukon


Mindfulness meditation
This is a six-week guided meditation, if you are interested please email to register and you will be sent the zoom link.

Mindfulness meditation, lead by Ruth Lera, is the practice of taking the time to sit still in a comfortable, supported position to support the experience of focusing intentionally and purposefully on steering our attention where we want it to go.

In this beginner sitting mindfulness meditation course participants will sit in comfortable chairs and be led through a series of short, accessible, guided meditations that will be informative about how to practice sitting meditation, as well as providing guidance on how to bring what is gained from sitting meditation into all life activities and experiences. 

Mindfulness meditation helps people connect to their inner strength, quiet the mind, reduce stress and increase health and well-being. Studies from Harvard University have shown the benefits of sitting meditation practice to include: boosted immune system, improved quality of sleep, increased positive emotions, increased density of grey matter, improved memory, stronger sense of self and enhanced relationships. 

Sessions will include group discussion and opportunities for participants to ask questions as needed.

About the instructor: Ruth Lera is a Meditation Teacher and Energy Healer living in Whitehorse, Yukon. She is also the author of the book Walking the Soul Path; An Energetic Guide to Being Human. www.ruthlera.com  

RSVPStudent Engagement Coordinator

Looking for ways to stay fit and active? Our Health and Wellness activities will help keep you moving this semester!

If you can't find a club or activity that's right for you, start your own by emailing our Student Engagement Coordinator or call 867 669 8791.