BC Activator Sara Mckinnon talks about how ACTIVATE came into her life at the right time. "It truly was what I needed it to be." A delegate at the national forum in 2011, a volunteer leader in 2012 and a senior volunteer for 2013, Sara talks about how "it doesn't matter what age you are" youth can make a difference. Here's more about her experience.
Motivate Canada's history begins with the ESTEEM Team Back in 1994, Chris Wilson, a six time Canadian National Wrestling champion, started an athlete speaking program in the BC school system. ESTEEM Team was the very first Motivate Canada program. Here's Chris' story.
In partnership with Sport Canada, ESTEEM Team, an athlete role program of Motivate Canada, is in search of National Team Athletes that are interested in receiving complimentary training on public speaking specifically geared to a youth audience. Our specialized training sessions are designed and delivered by-athletes-for-athletes and are aimed at engaging, entertaining and inspiring a youth audience (elementary grades 4-8 and/or high schools grades 9-12).