The following is a compilation of all University of Guelph research reports completed on the Fusion Youth Centre to date.
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Come and Become: Investigating How Youth Development is Facilitated at the Fusion Youth Activity and Technology Centre
Author: Bakhtawar Khan
Date: August 2014
An investigation of youth development within the setting of an afterschool program in Ingersoll, Ontario. This study examines the developmental assets profile of youth members at Fusion, and considered how Fusion fosters youth development. Read More
More Than Just Hanging Out After School: Afterschool Programs and Youths’ Feelings of Inclusion and Exclusion
Author: Sarah Ann Christie
This thesis outlines a case study of the Fusion Youth Centre, to learn from youth about their experiences growing up, the challenges they faced and the benefits they gained from participating in Fusion’s programs. Read More
Author: Bushra Khan
This thesis investigates the impact of after-school programs on youth in rural communities. The study concluded that participants can significantly increase their youth development if they attend Fusion for more than five years. Read More
Author: Lynne Mitchell
A presentation that explans how youth's participation in afterschool programs may influence how they view their career, community, and possible selves. Read More
Author: Heather Cross
The research conducted in this report reveals that the Fusion Youth Centre may be having a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the young adults who work at the centre. Read More