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.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Summer High School Credit in Archaeology




Boyd Archaeological Field School’s 2017 session (40th season!) – an exciting opportunity for students to earn a high school credit in two weeks while getting real archaeological skills. 

The Field School was founded in 1975, and has provided hundreds of students with the foundations of archaeological practice.  Many have gone on to post-secondary studies and careers in the field.
 


The course, open to students who have completed Grade 10, is offered as an Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12 University Prep credit (IDC4U).  The program is run by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) in a partnership with the York Region District School Board.
 


Students live in dormitories at Claremont Field Centre, north of Ajax, and excavate the nearby Sebastien site a 14th century village ancestral to the Huron-Wendat nation.  In addition to fieldwork, there are visits from Indigenous speakers, lectures by leading professionals, seminars, and hands-on workshops in ancient technologies such as flint-knapping (stone-tool making), firestarting kits, cordage, fishtraps and other re-creations.  Evaluation is based on fieldwork, written assignments, seminars, workshops and a final exam.
 


This summer’s course is takes place July 14th to 30th
 


Tuition is $2395 ($2695 for non-residents of Ontario).

See their brochure HERE

Inquiries can be directed to Aldo Missio 905-832-2289 x223 amissio@trca.on.ca 
Information is also available at this website:
  www.boydfieldschool.org 

Sebastien Scholarship for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Students
 


 We are offering two fully paid tuitions for eligible students - see website for details:  http://www.boydfieldschool.org/#/registration/scholarship 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Summer Camp!!! Ontario Educational Leadership Centre




OELC is located near Orillia, ON and this summer week-long program is an opportunity to build upon a student's leadership skills and qualities through a variety of mediums.

Each student can choose from 3 streams:
A) School based leadership (eg. student councils, etc.)
B) Fine Arts focus
C) Physical Education/Athletics

Space is limited, students will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and must register to reserve their spot for the coming summer. Check out this LINK or call (705) 689-5572 and ask for Patricia.

See Mr Pearce for more details, bursary application, etc.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Encounters With Canada - 2017-18 calendar now available




All the current spring theme weeks are fully booked.

However, there is an opportunity NOW to register for 2017 Fall and 2018 Spring theme weeks.  And by booking early there may be a savings $$$ available.

A NEW THEME FOR FEBRUARY 2018 - TECH & FOOD!!

Check out all the themes and dates for next school year by clicking on this LINK.

Need help registering?  Come see Mr Pearce or Ms Patterson for details and access codes.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Mohawk Coding Competition



Open to all high school students in Hamilton and the surrounding area.

Team of 1 to 4 students.

Saturday May 6, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Prizes to be awarded to the top 3 entries.

Go to this link for more details.