Encounters With Canada is a unique opportunity for teens who wish to meet other young people from all over Canada during a week-long program in Ottawa, Ontario. The program offers students the opportunity to explore career options through experiential learning. To be eligible, students must be 14-17 years of age, enrolled in a Ministry-recognized school in Canada such a Virtual High School, and Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
See a snapshot of this program in the video below.
The $750 fee for this fantastic, week-long program includes lodging, meals, planned activities, and local transportation. Travel to Ottawa from anywhere in the country is FREE, thanks to Canadian Heritage.
Varied and exciting theme weeks take place throughout the year, some occurring multiple times:
- Arts & Culture
- Business & Entrepreneurship
- Canada Remembers
- Communications & Social Media
- Democracy & Youth
- Experience Canada
- First Responders
- Global Affairs
- Law & Our Justice System
- Medicine & Health
- Science & Ecology
- Science & Technology
- Sports & Fitness
- Tech & Food
- Vimy: Canada’s Coming Of Age
For a list of dates, visit www.ewc-rdc.ca.
Students who wish to register for this program must meet the eligibility requirements listed here: Register.
Let us know if you attend! We would be thrilled to hear about it and share your story.