Outloud Junior

Ages 12 & under, friends, and allies.

The future looks bright to a confident child

The Outloud Junior Group is made for LGBTQ youth 12 and under so they can explore their own identity in a safe place.

Our Juniors will do some of the same things as the older group while ensuring their younger needs are met too.

The kids play games, read positive stories, and interact with other LGBTQ kids, teens, and adults.

The idea is to become more comfortable with themselves and their peers through play-based interactions.

Outloud Junior has grown with excellent leaders, some of whom are teens, and some adult volunteers. The leaders have a passion for children and want to make their LGBTQ journey the best it can be.

We use sources like ISMSS, The Pride Center of Edmonton, ISCWR, pflag, and many others to connect children and their families to the resources that they need.

Starting an hour earlier than Outloud Youth, a typical Junior meeting starts with introductions, including everyone’s preferred name and pronouns. There are planned activities that are LGBTQ positive including games, questions and answers, movies, and guest speakers.

Juniors and Youth can earn Outloud “I AM LOVED” Dog Tags with attendance. Groups may also share pizza and age-appropriate games for sharing and support.

Parents and guardians are welcome and can join the fun or go to the discussion room with other adults.

There is no charge for the program but donations are appreciated.

The Collective

43 St. Thomas Street #100
St. Albert, AB T8N 6Z1

Upcoming events

Sat 23

BAM Youth Group

Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 26

Outloud Talks

Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 27

PFLAG Edmonton West Chapter

Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 28

Junior BAM

Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Outloud Junior Blog

Outloud Youth and Jr Tonight

Outloud Youth and Jr Tonight

Soooo excited to promote the Halloween Fundraiser that happens Oct 26! The event has so much at Central Social Hall that we have to limit the tickets! You will see Drag Performances, Costume Contests, Scary Feasting Food, and so much more! Contact us if you can donate...

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

Hi everyone! I'm very sorry that we have been neglecting our blog. We will try our best to make these blog posts more regular from now on. At our last Outloud meeting, we started everything off like we usually do, with introductions. We went around the group and...

Fun & Games

Fun & Games

On this night, we started our meeting with introducing ourselves with our name, pronouns, and if we went to Edmonton and St. Albert Prides. Those who went to Pride events enjoyed their experiences and made great memories with family and friends. Then we moved on to...

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