Activities & Workshops

Deployment Activities & Workshops


Activities & Workshops

The Shilo MFRC's definition of deployment:
Any occasion where your partner is away for 30 days or more on; course, IR, training or operational duty, regardless of location.

Contact Alexa at 204-765-3000 ext. 4555 or by email at for all deployment inquiries.

Current Programs:
Communication is Key

Effective communication is key for military families transitioning from operations. The Road to Mental Readiness – Reunion & Reintegration Workshop provides you with tools to prepare for life after deployment while celebrating your successes and validating your challenges. Whether your family member is still deployed or returned home, join us virtually to share your experiences with other incredible military families. 
Thursday, July 30
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
Register by Tuesday, July 28
*private sessions also available – contact Alexa at for more information

Deployment Date Night
Burgers, buns and banana splits! You’re invited to a Backyard BBQ at the MFRC!
Thursday, August 6          
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Adults only
Meet at the MFRC
Register by Tuesday, August 4
*offsite childcare vouchers available

Deployment Family Park Play Date
Round up the children (and yourself) for a fun afternoon outdoors at the MFRC. We will enjoy backyard games, bubbles, splash pad, park play, music and some frozen treats!
Tuesday, August 11
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Families experiencing a deployment
Meet at the MFRC
Register by Friday, August 7

Morale Mail
Sending your loved one a parcel? You can send it for free through the Shilo MFRC!
All parcels must be addressed to Bellville, Ontario where they are collected and shipped overseas.
The MFRC has a packing station set up in the community lounge, which includes boxes, wrapping supplies and Customs Declaration Forms for your convenience. *available by appointment only at this time - contact Alexa at 204-765-3000 ext.4555 or by email at* Parcels can be dropped off at the MFRC during regular business hours (Mon-Fri; 8am-4pm)
If you require assistance with your parcel, please contact Alexa or Jenn and they will be happy to help you!
Alexa Kullberg: or 204-765-3000 ext. 4555
Jennifer Pinard: or 204-765-3000 ext. 3632

Or visit the MORALE MAIL page of this website for addresses, prohibited items lists, tips and more!

To register for the above programs, or any other MFRC program, visit our newsletter to register online, or call us at 204-765-3000 ext. 3352!