Social Studies Opportunities:

posted Feb 10, 2016, 11:01 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head   [ updated Feb 10, 2016, 11:01 AM ]

Social Studies Opportunities:

Forum For Young Albertans

 http://www.youngalbertans.com/

Grades 9-12

Topic:  Politics, The Media, The Law

Meet the Premier, party leaders, go behind the scenes of a local media outlet or visit prominent law firms, observe court proceedings, tour a holding cell. 

April 17 - 23, 2016

See Ms. Greckol in room 130

Forum For Young Canadians

http://forum.ca/

Grades 9-12

Go to Ottawa for a week, meet other students from across Canada, see Parliament Hill, and gain new insight into Canadian politics.  By the way, 9 new Members of Parliament, including 3 Cabinet Ministers have attended this event – you could be next!

Sunday March 6 to Friday March 11, 2016

Saturday March 19 to Thursday March 24, 2016

Applications are currently being received for all three sessions in 2016.

See Ms. Greckol in room 130

 

 

 

 

Encounters With Canada

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 34 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 102,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/

Sessions available throughout the year.  See Mr. Dalton in Room 343

Sunia

 SUNIA is a week-long summer program for high school students that runs every August at the Goldeye Centre in the Rocky Mountains near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada. Since 1952, SUNIA has provided a unique and exciting opportunity for students from around the world to connect and discuss world issues in a picturesque setting.

http://www.sunia.ca/

Week A: August 14th – 19th

Week B: August 21st – 26th

See Ms. Greckol in Room 130