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Miscellaneous Program Information


Humanities for Young People

Summer Camp

July 7th - 16th, 2017

The Humanities for Young People (HYP) is a residential summer program at the University of King's that will enable students to experience a university life, and encourage their interests in literature, philosophy, history, politics and art.

The theme for 2017 is 'The Challenges of Reconcilation'

In the mornings, students will attend lectures ranging from Greek tragedy, to contemporary political theory, to indigenous culture and history. In the afternoons, students will attend workshops where they will have chance to develop interpersonal, creative, and academic skills. In the evenings, students will work with artists, scholars and filmmakers from Nove Scotia's indigenous communities and beyond.

Interested grade 9 - 11 students can apply online. Applicants are requested to submit a brief statement of their interest in the Humanities and a letter of recommendation from an adult who knows them well. The fee is $1,100 and includes accommodation, meals, materials, lectures and excursions. Bursaries will be available to students with financial need.

The application deadline is June 1, 2017.

For more information or to apply visit http://hyp.uking.ca

 


 

Oxbridge Academic Programs - Summer 2018

 

Oxbridge Academic offers Academic Summer Programs for students aged 13 to 18. Academic Programs in Oxford, Cambridge, St.Andrews, New York, Los Angeles & Boston offer students the chance to challenge themselves intellectually in a variety of traditional disciplines such as Art History, Advertising, Business, Literature, Politics and Economics, Drama, Creative Writing, and Speech and Debate, as well as in Medicine, Law, Architecture, or Filmmaking.

Academic Programs in Barcelona and Paris offer intensive Spanish and French language classes at all levels - from beginner to advanced and even fluent.

Academic Programs in Montpellier and Salamanca are complete French and/or Spanish Immersion Programs offered to students whose goal is to improve their spoken and written language.

For 2018 Program Schedule and/or more information visit www.oxbridgeprograms.com

 


 

EXPLORE!

 French-Language Bursary Program

Do you want to discover different part of Canada and meet new people while learning French? If so, check Explore! Explore is a five-week language-immersion program. Students can take the program in the spring or summer. Participants in Explore receive a bursary that covers tuition fees, instructional material, meals and accommodations, workshops and other mandatory activities.

Interested students need to apply to the Explore program by February 15, 2017.

To apply visit http://www.myexplore.ca/en/ 


 

Western Regional Round Table

Vancouver, British Columbia

January 12 - 14, 2017

The Regional Round Table series provide young Canadians (aged 16-25) with unique opportunities to gain the skills, knowledge and experience needed to be today's global leaders. This Round Table is an opportunity for students to

  • build leadership and entrepreneurial skills:
  • connect with leaders from business, government, education and community:
  • work with peers from across the region to develop innovative solutions to local challenges:
  • find out how to become a Junior Team Canada Ambassador on our next mission to China:
  • apply for summer work opportunities with Global Vision and Parks Canada.

For more information and to register visit http://www.globalvision.ca/roundtables


 

McGill University 

Summer Academy

The McGill Summer Academy is a new program for high school students currently in grades 10 and 11.

This two weeks program offers a series of workshops focusing on skill-building and career exploration. While at McGill students will be staying in McGill's largest undergraduate residence: New Residence Hall.

To find out more check www.mcgill.ca/summeracademy/


 

ASSE

International Student Exchange Program

ASSE International Student Exchange Program enables students to study abroad a full school year. Studying abroad is a great opportunity for students to learn about another country, its language and culture. Living abroad teaches students about building friendships, taking responsibility for themselves, respecting differences and tolerating the beliefs of others.  Exchange students develop leadership skills, self-confidence and a greater understanding of the world around them. To qualify, applicants must be no younger than 15 nor older than 18 1/2 years of age, must be mature enough to adjust to the different values, lifestyle and attitudes of a foreign country, must be a student in a good academic standing, must be in a good health and have excellent character references. 

For more information visit www.asse.com


 

The House of Commons Page Program

for the 2017/2018

Are you interested in parliamentary system? Do you want to meet people from across Canada? Each year, 40 students are selected from high schools and CEGEPs across Canada to come to Ottawa and work as Pages in the House of Commons. Pages have the opportunity to learn about the house of Commons while witnessing the legislative process first hand. To be eligible, high school students must maintain an average of 80% or more, can speak both official languages, and must be accepted in a full-time program at a university in the National Capital Region. Those hired as Pages work on a part-time basis during their first year of study.

If you are interested apply on-line www. parl.gc.ca/hocpage by Monday, December 4th, 2017.

 


 

 S.U.N.T.E.P

Do you want to be a teacher? Are you of Aboriginal Ancestry?

If so, check out Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program SUNTEP

 

SUNTEP is a four-year fully accredited Bachelor of Education program, offered by the Gabriel Dumont Institute in co-operation with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education and the University of Regina.

Program specializations include: Reading/Language Arts, Cross-Cultural Education and Indigenous Studies.

Metis students tuition is funded by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. First Nations students with Band funding are welcome to apply.

Entrance Requirements: Standard university entrance requirements, Grade 12 with a 65% average in approved courses or Adult admission: 21 years of age or older, ABE 12 preferred.

For more information about program or to apply visit www.gdins.org


 

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is an academic enrichment and leadership training program for high school students from around the world, who live and study on the Yale campus during the summer. This year the YYGS is offering a financial need-based scholarship for a high school student from Canada to attend YYGS this summer at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

The scholarship will cover tuition, airfare and travel expenses to the program. The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is open to students who have one or two years of secondary school remaining. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet ALL of the following criteria: Be a citizen of Canada and currently reside in Canada, have attended school in Canada for most of the applicant's education, and complete the Yale Young Global Scholars online application including the financial aid portion.

The application deadline is TBA

More information about programs and online application are available at http://globalscholars.yale.edu

 


 

2018 Forum for Young Canadians

 

Forum for Young Canadians is Canada's premier civics education program for students aged 15-19 years old. Forum brings students to Ottawa for a week of intensive academic adventure immersing them in the exciting world of national politics and public affairs. Participants in the program spend one week in Ottawa experiencing first-hand the national political system and networking with the country's top decision-makers. Young Canadians attending Forum will have the opportunity to: Gain a better understanding of national decision-making process, gain an insight into Canadian politics and public affairs, share ideas and acquire tools for community engagement, enhance leadership and second official language skills, network with other young leaders and organizations from across the country, represent a school and community at a national youth Forum, travel to Ottawa and experience the richness of Parliament Hill.

For more information or to apply visit www.forum.ca 

Application deadline is November 27, 2017



 

Gap Medics

Are you interested in a future career in medicine?

Gap Medics offers students (aged 16 and over) hospital work experience opportunities to enable them to see what the world of medicine is like.

At various locations the students will shadow experienced doctors and health care professionals in hospitals, learning about the day-to-day life of a doctor and enverything it entails.  According to their personal interests, students will be working in a different department each week. Students can coose to work in general surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, internal medicine, and some other departments.  This experience helps students to make the right decision about their future career, but it can be useful for their applications to medical school.

Through the program students can choose to travel to Tanzania, Croatia, Poland or Thailand.

More information available at www.gapmedics.com


2018 Summer Study Programs

Summer Study's pre-college summer programs offer unique opportunities which combine stimulating academics with sports, social, and/or cultural activities.  Programs are offered at following locations:

1) Penn State University in University park, PA - the most classes, workshops and internships on a "Big Ten" campus with outstanding sports and recreational facilities. 

2) Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO - at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, CSU is a haven for outdoor and recreational activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding and whitewater rafting.

3) Fordham University in New York City, NY - with NYC as an extension of our classroom, students are able to live and learn while visiting the most famous museums, monuments and sites in the world.

4) American University in Washington, DC - a rigorous academic experience with AU professors and opportunities available only in our nation's capital.

5) The Sorbonne in Paris, France - the fashion, cultural and gastronomical capital of the world! With French language immersion possible and classes in English, our flexible programs in Paris are a once in a lifetime opportunity.

To find out more information and/or how to apply visit www.SummerStudy.com


 

Cambridge Immerse 2017 - Cambridge, United Kingdom

 

 

Cambridge Immerse is a residential summer course consisting of outstanding academic classes, excellent skills workshops and exciting extracurricular activities in the university city of Cambridge. It is a unique educational program designed for 15-18 years old. Students will attend tutorials and seminars taught by highly regarded tutors from Campbridge University in an optimal learning environment. While attending Cambridge Immerse, students will reside in Queen's College.

Cambridge Immerse runs from

Session 1: 23rd July - 5th August 2017

Session 2: 6th August - 19th August 2017

If you require further information email to enquiries@cambridgeimmerse.com

or

visit www.cambridgeimmerse.com


 

OSEF EUROPEAN SUMMER EXCHANGE

For students 13 to 17 years old

Discover France or Spain. Experience the French/Spanish language and culture. Live with a French/Spanish family in July and host your exchange partner in August. Make new friends and add an international dimension to your family life.

Dates:

Canadian students - July 2015

French students - August 2015

A minimum of 10 participants are required for the program to take place. For more information and/or to obtain a preliminary application form contact www.osef.ca


 

Drive. Stretch. Dream

Summer Program 2018

Shad Valley Program is intended for students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 with high overall academic achievement. The program provides an opportunity for students to be challenged in Science, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship by providing a month long live-in residential program of academic, team based projects, workshops and outside recreational activities. The 2018 Summer Program will run from July 1st - 27th, 2018. The online application is due November 20th, 2017.

For more details and/or to apply visit www.shad.ca/apply


 

EF (Education First) International Language Centres - This is a language course: The faster way to learn a language - 41 schools, 7 languages, 17 countries - 1 world worth discovering.  EF Language Courses Abroad arranges you to live and study abroad for 2 - 52 weeks with start dates every Monday.  EF Academic Year Abroad arranges for students to live and study abroad for 6, 9 or 11 months.  Sessions start in September, January, April and June.  For more information go to www.ef.com

Olds College Campus Visit Program - Visiting campus is one of the best ways to find out if a college is the best fit for you.  Each year Olds College (Olds, Alta.) hosts hundreds of visitors from the down the road and across the globe.  They offer visit days in several different formats to fit your needs and preferences. To learn more about program visit www.oldscollege.ca  pick up a brochure in the Guidance Office or contact their offices at Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537 Monday to Friday 8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Oberlin Conservatory of Music Auditions - These are NACAC Performing Arts College Fairs for college-bound students interested in the areas of music, dance, and theatre.  Attendees learn about educational and career opportunities, admission and financial aid, audition and entrance requirements and other information by meeting with representatives from colleges, universities , conservatories, festivals and other educational institutions.    For more information about the fairs, including directions and a list of schools that will be represented, visit https://home.oberlin.edu

Canadian Mennonite University Campus Visit Days - October 19, November 23, February 1, March 15 - Learn to see the classroom differently as you explore CMU campus and experience how multiple programs intersect.  Such as:  Communications Recording Studio meets the Physics Lab. A variety of 'exploration centres' will be available to visit and experience!  To register, phone (204) 487-3300.

Vision Service Adventures: Work Hard - Play Hard - Make a Difference. Philosophy: For twenty-five years, VISIONS has set the standard for community service programs.  They emphasize four core elements: meaningful service, cultural immersion, adventure, and community building.  Collaborative service work while participating in community life allows our students to see differently, grow thoughtfully, and make meaningful contributions in places of need.  With VISIONS you'll live as a part of a local neighbourhood and work side by side with community members and have plenty of time for adventure, travel and pure fun.  Enroll online early to guarantee the location of your choice.  Go to Visions-Service.com (Enroll before December 21st and save $300).