Squamish Youth Centre Team
Whenever we’re open you’ll find at least two of these smiling faces, working hard to make sure everyone is safe and having a good time.
Caitlin Anderson, Youth Centre Coordinator
FAVOURITE MOVIE: Blue Crush
FAVOURITE BOOK: Daring Greatly by Brenee Brown
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou
I WILL NEVER BE SEEN WITHOUT: A smile
WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME…. Hanging out on my couch listening to records and drinking coffee.
TRAVEL/VISIT? Nicaragua and Iceland were a blast to travel to. I’d love to spend time in New Zealand.
FOOD? Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup.
ICE CREAM? Maple
FUN FACT: I’ve been on a 48-day canoe trip in Alaska.
Teresa Berkholtz, Youth Worker
BORN: Calgary, Alberta
FAVOURITE MOVIE: Lion King
FAVOURITE BOOK: The Bible
FAVOURITE QUOTE: Farts are just the ghosts of the things we eat.
I WILL NEVER BE SEEN WITHOUT: Archibald
WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME… Mountain biking, hiking, drawing, reading, kickboxing.
TRAVEL/VISIT? Romania, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Egypt, Jorden, Israel, Peru, Mexico, Italy, Germany, Amsterdam.
FUN FACT: I survived a helicopter crash.
Sarah Bulford, Youth Worker
BORN: Kelowna, BC
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “In the beauty of our landscape, we are made whole in spirit” -Unknown
HOW DID YOU GET INTO YOUTH WORK? I grew up in a family of 8 with 4 older brothers. I’ve always loved people and community environments. Working with youth is fun, rewarding and a way to connect with Squamish.
WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME…. Skiing, climbing, and doing art!!
TRAVEL WISHES? Spain, New Zealand, Iceland, Denmark, Japan… and many more
FOOD? Pizza! Sushi! Chocolate!
FUN FACT: I can make a loon call.
Alex Champoux, Youth Worker
BORN: Mississauga, Ontario FAVOURITE BOOK: Everything is Illuminated FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Enlightenment isn’t found on a full stomach” I WILL NEVER BE SEEN WITHOUT: My glasses. WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME…. Climbing destinations / in the mountains TRAVEL/VISIT? I have been fortunate to see lots of BC and Europe but I have never been anywhere tropical, where I can play in the ocean, flirt all day with dolphins and other sea creatures with a kite and a board, slice some fruit fresh from the trees and fall asleep to the new sounds of the tropics. Maybe The Dominican Republic? FOOD? BBQ ICE CREAM? Coffee FUN FACT: I was once stalked by a cougar.
Healther Lightfoot, Relief Youth Worker
BORN: North Vancouver, Raised in Surrey
FAVOURITE MOVIE: Jaws
FAVOURITE BOOK: Intro the Wild
FAVOURITE QUOTE: The world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it -Rupi Kaur
I WILL NEVER BE SEEN WITHOUT: Carrots .. I’m always eating carrots.
WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME…. Hanging off a rock face.
FOOD? Macaroni and cheese
FUN FACT: Got stranded on a crocodile infested river in Costa Rica after the boat I was on exploded.
Kate Hoefle, Relief Youth Worker
BORN: Surrey, BC.
FAVOURITE MOVIE/BOOK: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter” -E.E. Cummings
I WILL NEVER BE SEEN WITHOUT: My chapstick
WHEN I’M NOT AT THE YOUTH CENTRE, YOU WILL MOST LIKELY SEE ME…. Out for a walk/hike with my pups!!
FUN FACT: I have been dog sledding – it was so amazing.. but physically hurt it was so cold!!