ENRICHMENT AT THE RIDGE
NEWSLETTER #7 APRIL/MAY 2012
For further information on all of the items listed below
Please see Ms. Patterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) in room 214
1. HDSB Public Speaking Contest
Tuesday April 17th 6:30 – 9:30 pm at WOSS
Junior (9 – 10) and Senior (11-12) representatives can compete
We have 6 students participating this year!
2. OSLC – Ontario Student Leadership Conference
November 2012 Niagara Falls Ontario
Applications outside rm 214 and 307.
The Longest running Youth Leadership Conference in CANADA!
Only 22 spots – don’t miss your chance to attend.
DEADLINE for Application to Ms. P or Mr. Merner = April 26th!!!!!
3. Essay Contests www.aynrandinstitute.ca/contests
Grades 11 and 12 only The Fountainhead 800 – 1600 words
Deadline April 26, 2012
4. E=mc2 at Queens in May http://esu.queensu.ca
Event is May 6– 11, 2012 at Queens University.
5. Encounters with Canada www.encounters-rencontres.ca
A week in Ottawa with students from across Canada APPLY TODAY!
Study one of eleven sub-themes for Ages 14-17
Get a PIN number from Ms. Patterson for registration
Special Prices – Sports and Fitness: April 22nd. thru April 28th.
Ecology and Environment : April 29th. thru May5th.
6. DEEP (DaVinci Engineering Enrichment Program) – Summer 2012
July 2 – Jul 27 2012 http://outreach.engineering.utoronto.ca/Page10.aspx
DEADLINE – April 27th!!!! Don’t miss this!
The DEEP Summer Academy 2012 runs Monday through Friday for 4 weeks during the month of July at the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto, located in downtown Toronto, Canada.
Junior and Senior programs in:
Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Robotics and Artificial Intelligence streams.
7. AP Exams www.ap.ca
Exam dates – May 7 – 18, 2012 (Cost $87.00US) and May 24/25
Exams are ordered J
Information available from Ms. Patterson for next year.
8. CYAN Youth Challenge www.facebook.com/cyan.org
Community Youth in Action Network
How would you make your Community better? Get involved!
9. NYLC and GYLC www.EnvisionEMI.ca
Leadership programs in the U.S. and Canada for Grades 9 – 11
You MUST be nominated. See Ms. P for details!
4 day events in the summer.
10. What If? Creative Teen Magazine http://www.whatifmagazine.com/
Creative writing and art published!
Go to the website and submit your work!
11. M.E.I International Academy www.meiacademy.com
“the World is our classroom” Travel the world, study abroad or next door
Apply for programs year long – and for summer programs NOW!
12. Peel Summer Academy www.peelsummeracademy.com
West Coast Marine Discovery, Victoria B.C. GRADE 9 July 21 – Aug. 3
Newfoundland Adventure, Corner Brook, GRADE 10 July 7 – 20
Cost – Approx. $3000.00 each
Deadline May 18, 2012
Also – Far North Expedition and Ocean Educations Ltd. – see website!
13. Rotary Club of Oakville Student Exchange
15 – 19 year old student opportunity to a one year or short term exchange
Applications being accepted NOW
www.rotary.org for details.
14. OELC – Ontario Educational Leadership Centre
Leadership camps running from May to September with a focus on athletics, music, fine arts, and student council leadership. Cost varies depending upon week chosen
15. Projects Abroad www.projects-abroad.org
Summer 2011 – Many Countries (internships and volunteer work)
Amazing overseas opportunities to study Law, Journalism, Medicine, photography,
16. Blyth www.blytheducation.com
Study abroad for the summer in places like Paris, Costa Rica, Rome, Egypt amongst many others! Check out the website!
Programs also available during the school year.
17. Youth Leadership Camps www.ylcc.com
Different deadlines and opportunities for the summer camps!