Friday, March 23, 2018

Youth Leadership Camps Canada

No plans for the summer and still don't know what to do?
What about going to summer camp?

"Youth Leadership Camps Canada has the experience, knowledge, and passion for helping youth discover their natural leadership abilities in a fun, caring, and supportive environment." -YLCC

Interaction @ Uni of Guelph

Interaction is a full day conference at the University of Guelph for university bound grade 10 and 11 students.
There are two dates to choose from: April 25th or April 26th.
This year, we are pleased to offer over 40 sessions that provide students with an opportunity to explore our community, learn more about our academic programs and student services, and introduce university living and learning through informative and interactive sessions led by our faculty and staff.
Cost is $30/student (includes lunch). 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Ridge Debate Club

The Ridge Debate Club is having the second annual debate tournament on Friday, May 11 and Saturday May 12.

The tournament will be a great learning experience for young and beginner debaters and a good time while providing you with some great opportunities.

Mr Schaffer is the teacher advisor and you are welcome to get in touch with him in person in classroom 223, the English department workroom 226, or by email at

"Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture" - Ibrahim Babangida

Monday, March 19, 2018

Youth Leadership Camps Canada

Leadership Training

Every single person can be a leader – it doesn’t matter where you come from or what your story is.
And every person, team and group can benefit from YLCC’s leadership training programs that are specifically designed to take your team to the next level. Whether you are part of a students’ council at school or are working at a Fortune 500 company, our Leadership Training Centre can help design, support and facilitate a program that is customized to meet your group’s needs and goals.

Join The Fun

Our Leadership Training Centre is unique – as it allows you, the client, to customize your own leadership training program. Leading up to your retreat, you will work closely with our Program Directors to create programming that will meet your group’s specific needs and goals.
The Leadership Training Centre at YLCC Lake Simcoe is available for booking each spring and fall,
  • Register: Space at our Leadership Training Centre location is limited, so book early to ensure that you get the date of your choice. Please e-mail us at or call us at (705) 326-2433 to talk about planning a retreat for your group!
  • Location: Click here to learn more about our Leadership Training Centre at YLCC Lake Simcoe.

Explore the World on a High School Student Exchange

There are a few student exchange companies that operate within Ontario.
You can do a summer exchange or during the school year (e.g. 9 and 12 weeks).

Do research, make a few phone calls, and share your interest in exploring another culture/language with your parent(s).

Monday, March 5, 2018

Global Student Leadership Summit 2018

On April 9 - 11, 2018, London, Ontario, Canada will host the first-ever Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS). GSLS is the first truly large scale, international, multi-day leadership summit for youth from around the globe.This will be the largest multi-day student leadership event in the world and will welcome over 2,000 youth and educators from over 20 countries, for 3 days of inspiring speakers, interactive workshops and peer collaboration.

Register on or before Monday, March 12!

GSLS will be facilitated by Youth Leadership Camps Canada (YLCC), founded in 1992, YLCC has grown from working with 100 to over 200,000 youth per year and is now one of Canada's premier student leadership organizations.
YLCC inspires and empowers today's youth to leave a positive impact on our world. With our innovative and dynamic staff, we instill in students a greater understanding of the short and long-term impacts of their words, choices and actions.