Tag Archives | Antiguan visitors

Champions for Health program is life-changing for UFV students and those they mentor

It’s four life-changing weeks in a Caribbean nation, but it’s no vacation. Each year, UFV students from the bachelor’s degree programs in Kinesiology and Education head to the tiny island country of Antigua to volunteer as physical education leaders in elementary schools. It’s a win-win-win situation for the UFV students, the children they interact with, […]


Antiguan teachers learn with Canadian counterparts through UFV

Three wise, warm Antiguan teachers joined University of the Fraser Valley Kinesiology instructorJoanna Sheppard — and her students — in elementary schools across the Chilliwack school district this month. It’s the first visit by Antiguan educators since Sheppard began taking students to the Caribbean island seven years ago (including five expeditions with UFV students and […]