“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world” – Howard Zinn

Courage takes many shapes

This fall, Courage for Youth and Third Space Life Charity are kicking off their new partnership with an exciting contest filled with amazing prizes from incredible local sponsors.

We believe in fostering courage in times of challenge, and we’re inviting our youth to lead the way.  In addition to our regular classroom programs, we’re running a #covidcouragechallenge to showcase the creativity and resilience of youth in the face of adversity.

Have you ever answered the question: “If I could choose to have any super power, I would choose…?”


Enter the Covid Courage Challenge:

The #covidcouragechallenge is for youth in grade’s K – 8 around the Central Okanagan Valley (Peachland – Lake Country.)

Students will create their own Superhero to help their schools and community.  Participants can submit their entry to win amazing prizes for their classroom,  family, teacher, and themselves!  The challenge will culminate with prize winners being announce live at the Virtual Fat Cat Children’s Festival.  Grand Prize Winner to get a prize package from Big White Ski Resort!

How to Enter:

Part I:

     A. Create your submission using the guidelines for your age category:


     B. Follow us on Social Media:


     C. Post a photo/video of entry on Instagram or Facebook and
          Tag: Our social media accounts & the hashtag#covidcouragechallenge

Part II:

Parent/guardian fill out the online entry form (below) to finalize entry.
 Be sure to have your superhero image & written explanation documents ready to upload

Notes – If your family does not have social media, you may skip part I.   

Support Materials

Contest Deadline:

  • All Entries must be submitted (Parts I and II) by 11:59 PM on November 15, 2020.
  • All winners will be announced in a live Children’s Gala during the Virtual Fat Cat Festival  November 25, 2020 from 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm.
    • Winners will also be notified by email and have one week to claim prize package.

Okanagan Prize Packs

Grand Prize Draws
Family Prize Pack Winners drawn from all entries.
Prizes from Big White Ski Resort, Jessica Zais Photography, and H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre

Individual Winners
Three prizes, with one winner from each age category.  Winners determined by judging.
Prizes from Energyplex, Leif David Magician, and Myra Canyon Adventure Park

See Full Prize Details: Prizes

Classroom Pizza Parties
Three class parties, with one winning classroom drawn for each age category.
Pizza from Domino’s Pizza

Teacher Prizes
Winners randomly drawn from the corresponding student entries
Prizes from REC Fitness, TWP Fitness, Barn Owl Brewing, Montana’s BBQ & Bar, and OKGN Lifestyle Apparel

Eligibility Guidelines


  • Must be in grades K – 8 and reside within the Central Okanagan Valley*
  • Must have a parent/guardian submit & approve entry
  • Can submit 1 entry per student

*Central Okanagan: Peachland to Lake Country, inclusive

Contest Entry Form