Check out Legion Leadership Summer Camp for an amazing opportunity!

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Click here for more information.

2017 Youth Corps Summer Intern positions.


There over 25 internships available throughout Nova Scotia open to High School and post-secondary students. These full-time, paid positions are 9-weeks, starting June 26th and ending August 25th, 2017. The Youth Corps provides students with hands-on environmental-based internships where they grow their network, gain career skills and make meaningful impact in their communities - You’ll find more information on the Youth Corps program here.


Interested students are asked to apply through the Clean’s online application found here along with the full job descriptions. They will be asked to fill in general contact info and upload a cover letter(s), résumé, and letter of reference. Students can apply for up to five positions. The deadline to apply is Midnight, Wednesday May 24th 2017.


The posting can also be found on CareerBeacon here.

Second Language Skills


Thinking of improving second language skills and interested in travelling? See Mrs. Blanchard or Mr. Melanson about programs available over the summer, or after Grade 12.


Legion Leadership Training Camp - for Gr 10 & 11 students


This is a 9-day program that takes place at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Truro from June 24-July 2, 2017.

The purpose of the camp is to offer students a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills. The staff uses elements of art, drama, athletic skills, music, and dance to allow campers to learn to develop public speaking skills, and to motivate a group to pursue a course of action for the benefit of the group or community.

The camp is for students interested in accepting and meeting a challenge. It is an opportunity for young people to grow as potential leaders.

For more information: see Mrs. Blanchard or visit

Youth Summer Programs - Medicine & Law

Offered at The University of Toronto

Med Youth Summer Program
Spend four one-week-long modules in the fields of Physiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Pharmacology & Toxiology, and Microbiology.  
What: lectures from world-class faculty and medical professionals, and hands-on experimentation
Who: open to students in Gr 10 and 11


Law Youth Summer Program
Spend five one-week-long modules in the areas of Criminal Law, Law & Politics, International Law, Corporate Law, and Trial Advocacy.
What: lectures, interactions with justice professionals, field trips to legal institutions, and mock trial and negotiations
Who: open to students in Gr 10, 11, and 12

For more information & to apply, visit or see Mrs. Blanchard.


The Breathe Study


We are very excited to announce that the Breathe Study is officially open for recruitment!

Youth 13-17 years old who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety may be eligible for the Breathe Study. Youth can self-refer to the Breathe Study by accessing the website

Summer Program - Humanities for Young People (HYP)


Do you love reading?  Did you just put on a play?  Do you follow politics?  Do you dream of being a writer?  Do you ever wonder what university might be like?  If so, HYP is for you. 

HYP is a summer program that gives you a taste of university life and encourages your interest in literature, philosophy, history, politics, and art. Grapple with the following questions:  What does it mean to be forgiven for a historical injustice?  How can we create conditions of reconciliation within our communities?  How can the Humanities enrich our understanding of reconciliation, and help us answer these critical questions?  


Upcoming Regional Conference

(Nova Scotia Secondary School Students’ Association)

Are you a student leader? Interested in building life-skills?

Consider attending an NSSSA conference where you will have the opportunity to meet new people, learn leadership skills and have lots of fun!

Date: To Be Announced

Contact for more information!

Website:  Twitter: @ValleyNSSSA  Facebook: NSSSA

Acting And Film-making Programs -  Berridge Programs

For the past 10 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. Our programs offer the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. You can read about our program here


The Acting Program includes classes in Shakespeare, On Camera Acting, Movement, Acting Techniques, Modern Performance, Directing, Musical Theatre, Writing and Improvisation.  The Film Program guides students in making their own professionally quality short film suitable for festival submission. Our programs are taught exclusively in English, however, there are plenty of opportunities for French speakers to practice their language skills both in the program and out in the wider community on field trips and excursions.

Indigenous Health Science Summer Camp

The Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Indigenous Health Program in partnership with The Johnson Scholarship foundation, and The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs (APC) will be hosting two Health Science Summer Camps for Indigenous students this summer.


1) Cape Breton University, July 18-21, 2017
2) Saint Francis University, July 23-26, 2017


As a participant of this program, students will be exposed to a variety of health care professions and training programs through interactive, hands-on programming. 

Applications are available from the school counsellor or

Applications are due May 12, 2017


Contact person:
Joe MacEachern, Indigenous Health Program Manager


African Nova Scotian Health Sciences Summer Camp


Dalhousie University 
Grade 8, 9, 10
July 9-14, 2017

Cape Breton University
Grades 8, 9, 10, 11
July 18-21, 2017

St Francis Xavier University
Grades 8, 9, 10, 11
July 23-26, 2017

Applications are due May 15, 2017