YES2kNOW, YES2kNOW Merritt, Merritt RCMP

On May 4-5, 2016. Grade 6 to 9 students from Merritt will have the opportunity to experience YES2kNOW Merritt at Interior Community Services (formerly Coquilhalla Middle School). YES2kNOW Merritt is hosted by the Merritt Community Police Office, School District 58, Merritt RCMP Detachment and Merritt Community partners. 


Location: Coquilhalla Middle School, 2975 Clapperton Avenue, Merritt, BC


YES2kNOW Merritt centers on the theme of Youth Empowerment and Making Healthy Choices. Workshop topics include:



Youth Wellness, Self-confidence, and Resilience

Aboriginal Gang Awareness

Respectful Relationships

Social Media and Online Safety

Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Local Resources and Opportunities for Youth


  • Merritt Community Police Office - Heather Broman
  • Merritt RCMP - S/Sgt. Sheila White and Cst. Tracy Dunsmore
  • RCMP Aboriginal Policing - Cpl. Angela Kermer
  • School District 58 - Superintendent Steve McNiven
  • Interior Community Services Merritt
  • Saw'exmx Child and Family Services Society
  • Ask Wellness Centre


  • Merritt Youth and Family Resources Society
  • Merritt Secondary School
  • City of Merritt
  • Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Merritt - Smart Step Youth Association
  • D.A.R.E. BC Society
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Blade Cafe
  • Aqua Pure
Cafe Blade
Aqua Pure