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Heroes Live Here
A community resource for celebrating everyday heroes
Heroes Live Here is a community resource that encourages children and youth to discover what makes a hero heroic, to celebrate the everyday heroes in their own lives, and to act heroically themselves through community projects.
A flexible model for community educators
Heroes Live Here is a model a flexible guide for community educators, from teachers and coaches to camp leaders and youth group guides and can be easily modified and adapted to suit school-based or community-based programs for children and youth in kindergarten through Grade 12.
The model leads participants through three steps: discover the heroes stories; celebrate the heroes among us; and choose to act heroically. Read more about Heroes Live Here.
The Heroes Live Here Planning Guide is a practical, easy-to-read, resource guide that outlines how community educators can create customized educational programs for children or youth. You can download a free PDF version of the resource guide, as well as a map that summarizes the Heroes Live Here model, and planning templates that can be filled out electronically. If you would like more information about Heroes Live Here, please email .
Heroes Live Here Youth Gallery
Heroes Live Here Recommended Resources
The Heroes Live Here Planning Guide is included as an educational resource on /EDU, the Canadian school portal for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Visit /EDU to learn more.
Heroes Live Here is a partnership between 2010 Legacies Now and the Province of BC.