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A huge thank you to Pynx Productions Brantford for providing us with entertainment and music on the day of this year’s Brantford Burst! If you are in need of a DJ or MC for your event, contact Pynx Productions at 1-877-654-3210 (toll free), or email party@pynx.ca!

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About Us

Seniors and Kids Intergenerational Programs

[/fusion_text][fusion_text]SKIP stands for Seniors and Kids Intergenerational Programs. Our School Visitation program brings together students of all ages with nursing/retirement home seniors. Whether you’re a public school educator, a nursing home manager or an interested volunteer, we encourage your participation! Please contact us with your questions, suggestions and requests. Together we can build a strong program and bridge the gap between young and old.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”35″ alignment=”center” /][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_2″ layout=”1_2″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”35″ alignment=”center” /][fusion_imageframe image_id=”2551″ style_type=”none” stylecolor=”” hover_type=”none” bordersize=”” bordercolor=”” borderradius=”” align=”none” lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” alt=”Intergenerational Programs” link=”https://www.goskip.org/our-programs/school-visitation/” linktarget=”_self” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=””]https://www.goskip.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Intergenerational_Programs-1.jpg[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”35″ alignment=”center” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”#5991b3″ background_image=”https://www.goskip.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Classroom.jpg” background_position=”left top” background_repeat=”no-repeat” fade=”no” background_parallax=”up” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_loop=”yes” video_mute=”yes” border_size=”0px” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”50px” padding_bottom=”50px” admin_toggled=”no”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”2_3″ layout=”2_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”yes” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” margin_top=”60″ margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_text]

“They just become these polite gentle souls that just want to chat with them and want to put a smile on their face and want to get to know them. It’s really rewarding to see that.”

Nicole Miedema — Teacher Agnes Hodge School — Brantford

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Macy — Student — Agnes Hodge School — Brantford

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Our Generous Community Sponsors & Partners

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