Head Start

Head Start

 To provide a secure play and learning environment for children 3-4 years of age


  • To provide a secure play and learning environment for children 3-4 years of age.
  • To promote a healthy lifestyle for children and families participating in the Head Start program.
  • To provide the children in the program with tools and skills necessary to learn and utilize the Blackfoot Language and to enrich their understanding of the Blackfoot Culture and the world around them.
  • To prepare our children in getting the skills and confidence to succeed in their present environment and with later responsibilities in school and lifelong learning within and outside of the Blackfoot traditional culture.
  • To support and encourage parents and families of children in the program to act upon their own social needs and utilize the programs and services available to them in the community.
  • To support and encourage parents as the primary teachers and caregivers to their children.
  • To develop and maintain an understanding and appreciation of the importance in respecting our environment, for the children and families participating in the program.

Hours of Operation:

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Monday – Friday

Headstart Children Schedule:

Group 1:


Group 2:


Children do not attend the program on Friday

All staff back to workAugust 22, 2023Tuesday
Staff RetreatAugust 23, 2023 – August 25, 2023
Wednesday – Friday
Labour DaySeptember 4, 2023Monday
Head Start parent orientationSeptember 14, 2023Thursday
Head Start classes beginSeptember 18, 2023Monday
Treaty 7 DaySeptember 22, 2023Friday
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2023Saturday
Thanks Giving DayOctober 9, 2023Monday
Remembrance DayNovember 11, 2023Saturday
Christmas Dinner for children and familiesDecember 14, 2023Thursday
Christmas break for Head Start childrenDecember 15, 2023 – January 5, 20243 weeks
Christmas break for staffDecember 22, 2023 – January 2, 202410 days
Head Start re-openJanuary 8, 2024Monday
Family DayFebruary 19, 2024 – February 23, 2024
(No school)
Monday – Friday
Good FridayMarch 29, 2024Friday
Easter MondayApril 1, 2024
April 1, 2024 – April 5, 2024 (no school)
Victoria DayMay 20, 2024Monday
Last day of classes for Head Start childrenMay 23, 2024Thursday
Head Start GraduationMay 30, 2024Thursday
Last day of work for Head Start StaffMay 31, 2024Friday

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