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Encounters Canada 2018/19

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Encounters Canada 2018/19
by Linda Jackson - Monday, 14 May 2018, 9:56 AM

Encounters with Canada is our country’s largest and foremost youth forum! Every week of the school year, 120 to 150 teens from across Canada, aged 14 to 17 years, come to Ottawa. Here they discover their country through each other, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, explore exciting career optionsArts & 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, and develop their civic leadership skills and live an extraordinary bilingual experience.

Encounters with Canada has been offering exceptional Canadian youth programming for 36 years. More than 110,000 youth have lived the experience, to date! We're extremely proud of our legacy, and we look to the future with great enthusiasm!

Costs:  Travel to/from Ottawa - FREE Program Activities and Supplies - FREE - 1 week stay at the Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre in Ottawa $750

Check out the Encounters With Canada website HERE to find out more, or visit your Career Centre.