Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

A Practical Skills Program designed for life.

The CRE proudly introduces Training Tomorrow’s Leaders.

How good are you at backing up a trailer, making mac and cheese from scratch or even balancing your bank account? The CRE has created a program which teaches these things and offers even more practical tips that will help you throughout your life.

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders – is a program the CRE created to help prepare youth in our community for future careers and provide you with the practical skills that will serve you well long after graduation. The program will focus on skills not covered in school, or in after school programs and is open to students from Grades 9- 11 in the Battle River School Division and Elk Island Catholic Schools.
The CRE Leadership Completion Bonus will be offered to 16 students a year where each student will receive:

  • Camrose Regional Exhibition Membership
  • Free event pass to CRE Signature Events
  • Recognized on CRE website and Social Media
  • Letter of Recommendation to Post Secondary
  • $500 Completion Bonus

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Applications for the Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Program are due August 20th

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Application Form

To join the CRE's Training Tomorrow’s Leaders program simply fill out this form for your chance to take part in this fun and enlightening course. We are currently accepting 16 students and you could be one of them.

The Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Program will be available for the 2020/2021 School Calendar Year

Here are the courses* we’ll be offering throughout the year:

September – Take Home Skills Month
First Session

  • Icebreaker
  • How to make homemade Mac and Cheese, Homemade Soup
  • Second Session – Trailer Skills Session
  • Load securement, how to back up a trailer

October – Political Action Month
First Session

  • Importance of Democracy
  • Voting for the First Time
  • Meet the MLA’s, Mayor, Reeve

Second Session

  • Mock Election
  • Attend City/County Council Meetings

November – Agriculture Month
First Session

  • Importance of Agriculture in our everyday lives – food, clothes, GDP
  • Food choices – Organic vs. Non Organic

Second Session

  • Farm Tour

December – Good Deed December
First Session

  • How does volunteering build community?
  • Who needs volunteers in the community?
  • Why is volunteerism important?

Second Session

  • Volunteering at various places around Camrose

January – Leadership Skills
First Session

  • Public Speaking
  • Being on a community board
  • Mock Board Meeting

Second Session

  • Volunteer with CBC Agriculture Education Program

February – Life On My Own
First Session

  • Bills, Insurance, utilities
  • Making a budget – keeping track of personal finances

Second Session

  • Buying/selling a vehicle
  • Getting your license and insurance

March – Career Month

First Session

  • How write a resume that stands out
  • Career Options – Apprenticeships, Trades, Degrees, Diplomas

Second Session

  • Tips for a successful interview
  • Mock Interview

April – Financial and Tax Month
First Session

  • How to file taxes
  • Paying off your credit card

Second Session

  • Making a budget and sticking to it

May – Gardening and Food Prep
First Session

  • How to start a garden
  • How to take care of a garden and harvest

Second Session

  • Program Wrap Up

*All courses are subject to change

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Training Events

Need a big space to train on new equipment?  The CRE arena has hosted many large equipment training events that allow attendees to get up close and personal with the equipment without worrying about the weather.  We also host many training events in our meeting rooms which can be configured to the size you require and set up needed.


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Banquets and Celebrations

Whatever your IT, CRE is ready to host it.  Celebrations and banquets from 25 to 25,000 are welcome at CRE thanks to our experienced staff and fantastic suppliers who pull all the details together so you can focus on celebrating.


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No matter the size, no matter the set up, CRE has the experience and the staff expertise in house to make your next meeting a success.  From training seminars, to strategy sessions to lunch meetings, CRE has hosted hundreds of meetings in all shapes and sizes with many happy clients. All meeting rooms come with independent Audio/Visual hookups to allow whatever configuration you require.  Thanks to CRE’s unique location on Highway 13 in East Central Alberta, our location and free parking allows attendees from all over to make their way with ease to your next meeting.


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Every year for the past 27 years, CRE is home to the award winning Big Valley Jamboree that hosts over 20,000 guests. Looking for concert, camping and retail space all ready for your festival with an experienced staff, look no further than CRE.


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Consumer Trade Shows

Camrose is home to over 18,000 residents with another 9.000 in the County.  Our catchement area includes over 150,000 people eager to attend unique events with interesting goods and services.


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Association Shows and Conferences

Industry Conference – CRE has the unique location for your next Industry Conference.  Only 35 minutes away from the Edmonton International Airport and a thriving business community, we make it easy for your conference success. The unique combinations or indoor and outdoor space available to conference planners will inspire you to create a unique, memorable experience for your attendees.  We have a 40,000 square foot arena to host your tradeshow, three meeting rooms of various sizes and unique outdoor spaces, including a Saloon complete with lighting and audio visual hook-ups.


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Agriculture Experience

Livestock Show and Sales – CRE has a proud heritage as an Agricultural Society with our first events being Livestock Shows and Sales.  It is a tradition that continues on today due to our unique location on Highway 13 and facilities that are designed to host Agriculture.  We welcome many livestock shows and sales or various types and would love to host yours as well.

4-H Events – Our commitment to supporting 4-H events is long standing whether it be a 4-H mini show or board meeting.  4-H groups using the CRE automatically qualify for a 50% discount on all facility rentals so contact us today to book your next group event.

Conferences – Agriculture conferences and training are always welcome at CRE.  With our unique location on Highway 13 and our Battle River Trading District catchment area, we can attract attendees from anywhere in East Central Alberta including Saskatchewan.  Agriculture is strong in our area and we would love to work with you to develop your next Agriculture focused conference.


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CRE Catering services, a division of the Camrose Regional Exhibition, serves meals with a service that is second to none.

We have a variety of menu suggestions to choose from. Let us help you make your event a success!

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  • Desserts
  • Beverage Services

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Book one of our many facilities from classrooms to banquet rooms, tradeshow areas, livestock barns or concert areas.

CRE staff is also available to assist your event setup delivery/pickup/set up! Please contact us for rates & available dates for booking.

Facility Rentals

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  • Trade Show Areas
  • Livestock Barns
  • Concert Area
  • Decor and equipment rentals


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Event Production & Coordination

The Camrose Regional Exhibition events team knows how to produce a large variety of major events and we are available to help you produce yours. Why go it alone when you have a team of experts waiting to lend a helping hand?

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With your wedding soon approaching, you will be heading into a very busy time in your life. We would like to offer our services to assist your with suggestions for menus, music, photographers, flowers, wedding cakes and any arrangements that will take some of the stress out of planning the most exciting day of your life.

The Camrose Regional Exhibition along with CRE Catering Services would be pleased to offer the following should you book your wedding with us:

  • Room set up and clean up
  • Full meal and beverage services
  • 30 ft. of decorative draping and 3 table skirts per room
  • 10 Decorative silk trees
  • White, Black or Ivory linen tablecloths
  • White, Black or Ivory linen napkins for the head table staging

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