Encounters With Canada 2018-2019

encounterswithcanada-logoEncounters 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.

Theme weeks:

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.