Moose Cree First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Recreation Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for members of the community 
 
Provides various rotating programs including the following: 
 
Boys and Girls Club 
Provides various activities such as arts and crafts, movie nights and outdoor sports events for separate groups of boys and groups of girls 
 
Summer Teams 
Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, football, soccer, dodgeball and ultimate frisbee 
 
Urban Poling Walking Group 
  • Provides a group walking activity using specially designed poles to maximize body workout 
  • Provides the equipment and teaches proper poling techniques
 
X-Box Movement 
Provides physical activity through video games using the x-box game console and partner accessory Kinect 
 
Also oversees: 
Community Garden 
  • Provides a garden that community members plant, tend and harvest together for a fresh food supply 
  • Teaches about composting supplies and techniques; provides 5 composting bins at garden site 
  • Growing season runs from May to September; dependent upon weather  
  • All gardens coordinated through volunteer efforts and always looking for available volunteers
Hours Summer Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm  
Winter Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Recreation activity times vary
Areas Served Moose Factory
Eligibility Members of Moose Cree First Nation 
 
Boys and Girls Club 
Preteens and young teens aged 13-14 years of age 
 
Summer Teams 
Children and youth 7-15 years of age 
 
Urban Poling Walking Group 
Open to all ages but designed for youth and adults 
 
X-Box Movement 
Youth 10 years of age and up
Application Registration required for program participation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-658-4619
Fax 705-658-4734
E-Mail info@creecable.com
Website www.moosecree.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Lindsay Linklater, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-658-2056 ext 221; Email: youth.admin@moosecree.com
Primary Executive Jocelyn Cheechoo, Community Activator; Phone: 705-658-2056 ext 231; Email: jocelyn.cheechoo@moosecree.com
Alternate Executive Carmen Chilton, Director of Youth Services; Phone: 705-658-2056 ext 233; Email: carmen.chilton@moosecree.com
Site Location Community is on Factory Island near mouth of Moose River on James Bay, 300 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Moose Factory
Address Moose Factory
 
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Mailing Address c/o Recreation Department 
PO Box 190 
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)