The Mayday Club Youth Choir Society was founded in 2015, by a group of local youth working at a pizza restaurant, lead by a 21-year-old calculus student on the autism spectrum. The group thought the club was just a fun idea to pursue for the summer, but had no idea that they were in fact founding a major provincial non-profit, that would one day touch the lives of dozens of local youth and families – and that their choir would grow to represent the voice of neurodiversity in B.C., and be featured on Global TV, CKNW, the Lynda Steele Show, open for the Harlem Globetrotters, and much more.
Since its initiation in 2015, the club has evolved and grown in ways that no one could have predicted. Some incredible
The head founder, Nicole Provost, is still involved, and serves as executive director, head tutor, and choir conductor for the organization. Outside of Mayday Club, Nicole is pursuing a degree in calculus, obtaining a pilot license (she currently flies a Cessna 152), teaching tap dance, and loving Star Trek, her dog Kona, and her cat LunarQuest. Nicole is in the process of writing a book on her experiences founding Mayday Club.