Friday, September 22, 2017

Enrichment Mini Course (EMC) | Grades 9-12




Experience University for a Week!


Queen's University, Kingston ON

Residence Option – May 6-11, 2018


Registration opens December 1, 2017


Go ENG Girl


Explore the exciting field of engineering! Go ENG Girl is an exciting opportunity for Grade 9 - 10 girls to visit the University of Waterloo and learn about the wonderful world of engineering. Meet women currently studying engineering, learn about some of the amazing things women engineers are doing, and participate in a cool hands-on activity.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO
9AM - 1PM
COST: FREE

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

University of Waterloo Science Outreach

To support and nurture high school students' love for science discovery, the University of Waterloo Science Outreach team has developed several in-class workshops and on-campus activities to complement the Ontario Science Curriculum.

There are too many opportunities to list here, so I invite you to check out their link and maybe talk to your science teacher(s) about organizing a school trip or inviting Waterloo students to come to your classroom, or take a Waterloo Science exam!!

Encounters With Canada


ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 35 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 107,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!

CHOOSE YOUR THEME

WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?

Expand your horizons and explore the possibilities for exciting careers that you’ve never before imagined! Visit important Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, develop your leadership skills and enjoy an extraordinary, bilingual experience. Select from one of 14 theme weeks. Don’t forget—first come, first served!


If $$$ is any issue, please let me know and I will do my best to assist as much as possible.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Future of Syria Youth Summit - September 27th!




The Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect will be holdings get a youth summit on the future of the Syrian conflict at the Munk School of Global Affairs, UToronto on Wednesday, September 27th. It is a free and open event for all high schoolers, which will feature panel discussions on the Syrian conflict. Panel members will include Paul Heinbecker (former UN Representative for Canada) and Maria Banda (D. Phil., Oxford & international legal expert). Since CCR2P High School Ambassadors positions will also be opening up soon, this also provides an opportunity to network with directors and members of the advisory board.

Registration Link

Monday, September 11, 2017

Forum for Young Canadians




The Forum for Young Canadians is Canada's civic education program for students aged 15-19 years old.  Forum brings over 100 students per week to Ottawa for an intensive academic adventure immersing them in the exciting world of national politics and public affairs.  

 Attend a Reception with Members of Parliament 
 Enjoy breakfast at the Senate with Senators 
 Forge new friendships with other young Canadians from across the country 
 Take part in International Trade, Federal Budget and National Election simulations 
  • THERE ARE MULTIPLE SIMULATIONS OVER THE COURSE OF THE WEEK THAT ALLOW YOU TO UNDERSTAND HOW THE DECISIONS GET MADE BY TAKING PART IN THEM.

    These include:
    • Attend a Cabinet Simulation where each participant becomes a Cabinet Minister and must defend their ministry’s point of view when discussing a topic.
    • Be a part of exciting simulations over the course of the week to understand how change happens.

    • Be a part of a World Trade Simulation.
    • Attend a Provincial-Federal Conference Simulation.
    The simulations are constantly being updated and may be different during your session.
2018 SESSION DATES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) 
 JANUARY 28 TO FEBRUARY 2 
FEBRUARY 19 TO 24 
MARCH 18 TO 23

So if you're a young leader, or an aspiring leader, this might be the program for you to sign up for!!

Here is the LINK

Friday, September 8, 2017

SHAD 2018

GRADE 10, 11 AND 12 students:


SHAD is seeking high achieving students interested in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) with incredible intellect, drive, initiative and creativity, who are seeking an enrichment experience. 

The SHAD program runs from July 1 to July 27, 2018.

The on-line application is due by November 20th.

The admission process is competitive. The application takes into consideration both academic results and extra-curricular participation. Please review the application requirements below before starting the online application. 

Come see or contact Mr Pearce for assistance in applying to SHAD.  
There will be an upcoming information meeting for all those interested.  Sign up HERE to express your interest to attend a future info session.