(OR) WellU Wednesday: Crafternoon Kickoff

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Picnic Tables Outside Dining Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Student Health & Wellness for the final WellU Wednesday of the Semester, the Crafternoon Kickoff! Crafts, snacks, and good company are what you can expect at this relaxing event. Create a new self-care routine, get crafty, and connect with your fellow Thunderwolves! We can’t wait to see you there!

**Rain Location: Orsi Family Learning Commons**

(OR) WellU Wednesday: Fall Flavours

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Picnic Tables Outside Dining Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Embrace the cozy vibes of autumn and nourish your body and soul at our Fall Food event! Join Student Health and Wellness and LUSU for delicious seasonal flavours with important discussions on food security and well-being. Learn about resources and support systems available both on and off campus.

(OR) WellU Wednesday: It's Your Move RecFest

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Recreation Centre
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

It’s Your Move, Thunderwolves! Join SHW and Campus Rec to find out how you can get active this semester. Drop in at the Orillia Rec Centre to:

  • Pick up and activate your FUN Pass
  • Take a tour of the Orillia Rec Centre
  • Meet reps from Campus Rec
  • Learn about fitness and intramural offerings on campus
  • Take part in our It’s Your Move Volleyball Tournament! Registration for the volleyball tournament is required! Sign up here.

(OR) WellU Wednesday: Healthy Relationships Fair

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orsi Family Learning Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Learn about different aspects of healthy relationships at the WellU Healthy Relationships Fair. The Healthy Relationships fair will feature activities and information relevant to various relationships such as friendships, romantic relationships, sexual relationships, and relationships with ourselves!

#ConsentAwarenessWeek

(OR) WellU Wednesday: Mocktails & Mario Cart

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Dining Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Stop by the dining hall between 12 pm and 2 pm to mix your mocktail and play Mario Kart! You’ll also be able to win prizes by playing mini putt and making your candy mocktail topper at the candy bar.

**Students living in residence can get house points for attending**

(OR) WellU Wednesday: Block Party

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
In front of Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Student Health and Wellness for the first WellU Wednesday of the Fall Semester: the WellU Block Party!! Drop by to learn about wellness services available to support you while you are a Thunderwolf. You’ll also have a chance to meet some of our practitioners, play games, do crafts, and win prizes! 

**Students living in residence can get house points for attending**

Walk in the Woods

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 11:30am to 12:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Meet in from of Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Nicky Locker
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Lakehead International and Student Health and Wellness for a leisurely walk on a local trail! No hiking skills required. Please don't forget to bring a water bottle, hat/sunglasses, and wear closed-toe shoes.

Looking for other ways to get active this summer? Join the It's Your Move 100 Hour Challenge and work towards 100 hours of physical activity over the summer! Visit It's Your Move 100 Hour Challenge to learn more and sign up.

 

Moose Hide Campaign Day

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Native Women's Group: 169 Front St South, Orillia
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. Join us for our Moose Hide Campaign Day event! An evening in solidarity against gendered violence on Turtle Island, where we’ll drum, sing, walk and strengthen community. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome!

This event is offered in partnership with Orillia Native Women's Group, Georgian College, and student leaders at Lakehead University.

(OR) Sacred Fire

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Sacred Fire (behind Simcoe Hall near Wiigwasitig Gitigaan ‘Birch Tree Garden’)
Event Contact Name: 
Frazer Phillips
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Frazer Phillips, Indigenous Cultural Wellness Facilitator, to connect with the land & de-stress. All are welcome to come and learn about what a sacred fire is and how it may benefit you during a stressful time.

This event is offered collaboratively from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives and Student Health and Wellness

(OR) Kindness Bracelets

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orsi Family Learning Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

This year's CMHA Mental Health Week is all about the healing power of compassion. Drop in and join Student Health and Wellness in making Kindness Bracelets! Take a moment to make a kindness bracelet for yourself or someone you would like to send kindness to. Resources about bringing love and kindness meditation into your bracelet-making will also be available. #CompassionConnects 

 

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