Hero In You® Education Program
The Hero In You® Education Program is a FREE educational resource for students and teachers! To get started click on the links below to gain access.
About the Hero In You® Lesson Plans
Hero In You Youth Education Programs are available to help you motivate children to find the champion within themselves, learn about BC’s Olympic athletes and discover the special contributions and challenges of BC’s women athletes.
The goals of the Hero In You® Youth Education program are:
- to inspire youth from all backgrounds and experiences to set and achieve meaningful personal goals
- to motivate youth to be active, healthy people
- to encourage youth to make positive contributions to their communities
- to teach youth about the unique contributions of BC’s women athletes
History and Heroes
Learn about historical events, teams and athletes that helped shape sports in British Columbia from the 1800s through to present day. See how “vision”, “passion”, “determination” and “innovation” influenced these great athletes.
Be inspired by Olympians and Paralympians! Hard work, perseverance, positive thinking and ambition helped these athletes excel in both their sport and every day lives.
In Her Footsteps
Explore exciting lessons from Hero In You celebrating women in BC Sport.
Learn more about runner Angela Chalmers, the 1936 North Shore Indians Lacrosse Team, and the athletes highlighted in the Aboriginal Sport Gallery at the BC Sports Hall of Fame.
Go Canucks Go!
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League and learn an appreciation for the team’s milestone moments.
The Sochi Games Experience
This lesson plan highlights recognition of one’s achievements and accomplishing goals. Using snowboard cross extraordinaire Maëlle Ricker as inspiration, students will match key points in Maëlle’s life and plot them on a timeline, then write an article about an event featured on the timeline.
Learn about inspirational stories of the Whitecaps through athletes like Andrea Neil, the 1979 Whitecaps Team, and more!
Students will discover the untold story of Robert Powell, tennis pioneer, and Canadian solder in WWI.