Postsecondary institutions host camps to engage high school students

Postsecondary institutions across Canada recently hosted camps for youth to give students a taste of higher education. Dalhousie University hosted the Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) program, which combined labs with cultural activities to give students hands-on experience in the medical field. Canadore College offered a geomatics class to high school students through a dual-credit summer program. Virtual Ventures at Carleton University worked with Actua to deliver the Mashkikiikaagen Indigenous Youth in STEM (InSTEM) Land Summit, which provides Indigenous high school students with a for-credit land camp experience. The University of Regina is hosting the Discovery Camp Saskatchewan 2022 throughout July. Through the camp, students from around the world will have the opportunity to learn about sustainability. The University of Alberta is hosting a Young Indigenous Women’s Circle of Leadership camp that will teach students the Cree language and provide opportunities for cultural engagement. CBC (Canadore, Dal)| Nation Talk (Carleton)| URegina| UAlberta Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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