New for 2018

 

Skilled Futures in Energy: In Grade 8-10? Trying to figure out what to do when you grow up, and interested in skilled trades and technology?  Watch the video below & consider joining this event in October 2018! See Mrs. Blanchard for details

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9PqwdCwCjc


 

Check out Legion Leadership Summer Camp for an amazing opportunity!


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

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 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 in June and ending in August. 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 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.

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: visit ns.legion.ca


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 www.ysp.utoronto.ca

 


The Breathe Study

 

The Breathe program is a secure and confidential online program designed to help youth understand anxiety and learn skills to overcome problems with their worries.
We are very excited to announce that the Breathe Study is officially open for recruitment!
 


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?  

Visit hyp.ukings.ca


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: www.nsssa.ca  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 www.berridgeprograms.com.

 

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
2) Saint Francis University

 

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 https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/core-units/global-health/diversity/indigenous-health.htm

 

Contact person:
Joe MacEachern, Indigenous Health Program Manager

902-494-7700


African Nova Scotian Health Sciences Summer Camp

 

Dalhousie University: Grade 8, 9, 10

Cape Breton University: Grades 8, 9, 10, 11

St Francis Xavier University: Grades 8, 9, 10, 11

Contact:
www.dal.ca/health/plans

902-494-1965


 

Check out Legion Leadership Summer Camp for an amazing opportunity!


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training