Welcome to GAJ
The Luskville Youth Group is an organization with the goals to enhance community life. The first objective is to assure the quality of life of the young people of Luskville by offering cultural, sportive and artistic activities.
Registration night for Fall activities 2019
When: Monday September 9th from 6pm to 7pm (cash only)
Location: École Vallée-des-Voyageurs, Notre-Dame-de-la-Joie building, 14 chemin du village, Luskville)
No refund following registration, except in the event of cancellation of the activity. Online registration on the website: from 8pm. Activities will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Activities: Gymnastics, Ultimate, Zumba Fitness, Yoga, Archery, Artistic workshops
New: Launch of the Pontiac Youth Circle for September 2019-June 2020.
A gathering for young people aged 12-25 years.
For September 2019, Groupe Action Jeunesse obtained funding from the Secrétariat à la Jeunesse du Québec to organize a gathering once a week for young people aged 12-25. These gatherings will start this Fall on Thursday evenings at the Luskville Library and in other municipal and community venues such as the Pontiac Community Fitness Centre, Luskville Falls, etc... The meetings promote the socialization of young people and present various themes on health, education, citizenship, employment and entrepreneurship. A light snack will be offered.
If you are interested in participating contact
Fall 2019 Program.
Employability/entrepreneurship series: Free technology workshops, 2D, 3D design in 4 sessions by Fabrique Mobile Outaouais
Location: Luskville Library, 6 pm-9pm. Ages: 12-17 years.
During the first session, the participants will familiarize themselves with the concepts of 3D printing and will learn the basics of how a 3D printer works. Thereafter, they will go to
websites to be able to familiarize themselves with existing 3D designs. Then they get together
will go to Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D modeling and model theirown 3D creations.
Participants will become familiar with 2D design concepts. They will use the program called Inkscape to create designs that will later be created on our Glowforge laser cutting system. Just like 3D printing, teaching of the basics of how the laser cutter works.
Participants will move from material realization to virtual realization. They will learn to program a small computer called a "Microbit". This kind of programming is basic programming performed on "Blocks". Participants will create a series of small programmes to be carried out with the help of the facilitators, which they will then test on their Microbits.
Participants will be initiated on the basics of cybersecurity through explanations on different types of viruses through a password analyzer. Then they will do turtle programming, where they will be asked to make 2D drawings and programming a cursor that moves on their screen.
October 24-30: Halloween preparation and activity to be determined by the circle members.