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Encounters with Canada is an opportunity to visit the Terry Fox Centre in Ottawa and learn about our nation's capital. It is a chance to see our MP’s at work in question period and to hear how “polite” they are to each other. It is a chance to sit in the Senate Chamber. It is the chance to talk with an MP or a House of Commons Page. It is a chance to see Canada’s Parliament in action. It is the chance to meet great students like you from all across Canada.
SEVEC is the national exchange program sponsored by the Canadian government. It provides the opportunity for school or community groups to spend some time in another part of this great country. Take your leadership group across the country to network with another school and learn from each other.
Canadian Official-Languages Programs offered by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada. CMEC offers the Summer Language Bursary Program, the Official Language Monitor Program, and the Programme de bourses pour francophones hors Québec. The Summer Language Bursary Program alone sends over 7,000 students each year to learn their second language and explore its culture. Excellent opportunities for leaders.
Canada World Youth International Exchange program to promote leadership and community development in Canada's youth. This website could help you meet youth from all over the world, learn new skills and experience another country.
Youth Leaders International A 3-year leadership program for teens. Also offering summer exchange programs. Looking for members everywhere.
Up with People is your chance to discover the world and your place in it. You will travel more than 18 cities around the world and learn leadership and communication skills. Help the world become a better place.
Mygapyear.ca is a new business
which provides coaching services to help young adults design a custom
plan for a gap year between high school and university/college, and
between university/college and beyond.
This is the first business of its kind in Canada. mygapyear saves clients hours of work and reveals possibilities that might not be realized. The follow up coaching sessions ensure plans are implemented and the personal learning is captured.
Ontario Educational Leadership Centre (OELC) The centre is found on Lake Couchiching near Orillia and provides student leadership camps for student council, music, athletics, arts and peer helping. A listing of courses, times, contact information and costs are found on this site.
YLCC Youth Leadership Camps Canada is the summer leadership camp experience. Learn and laugh with your friends during this amazing camp experience.
National Outdoor Leadership School This is a wilderness-based, non-profit school focusing on leadership skills. Information and publications available at this site.
Camp Summit Outdoor education and adventure camp providing experiential education and leadership programs. Overnight summer camping for kids & youths from 7 to 17. Located in Squamish, BC, Canada.
Forum for Young Canadians is Canada's longest running and most successful youth program about Canadian government and our governmental institutions. Established in 1975, Forum is operated by the not-for-profit educational Foundation for the Study of Processes of Government in Canada. The bilingual and strictly non-partisan program brings approximately 600 students (aged 15-19 years) from across Canada to Ottawa in four separate sessions each spring where they spend a week on Parliament Hill to experience first-hand how Canadian government works and the values it promotes.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a high quality, enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development activities for anyone aged 14-25.
youthleadership.com The online resource for preparing youth leaders. Includes leadership library, journals/magazines, movie overviews and discussion guidelines, leadership lessons to download, book reviews, discussion forum, etc. Updated regularly.
Maryland Leadership Workshops, Inc. Maryland Leadership Workshops, Inc. (MLW) is a non-profit organization that has been providing comprehensive leadership training programs to students in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1955. MLW became affiliated with the Maryland State Department of Education in 1976 as a "gifted and talented" center, and shares a partnership with the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC).
Hartwick Humanities in Management Institute The Hartwick Humanities in Management Institute is a not-for-profit organization which develops and distributes its Hartwick Classic Leadership Cases and Hartwick Classic Film Leadership Cases to schools, colleges and universities. These case studies teach students about many different aspects of leadership by using classic works of literature as well as classic and popular films.
Reach for the Top Get your hand on the buzzer for this one. Everything you wanted to know about this high school challenge game is here. Check the champions page to see if someone you know or admire made it.
SNN - SchoolNet
News Network SNN is an online multmedia journalism project
for K-12 students from across Canada. SNN shows students how the
media works, gets them writing in a journalistic style and publishes
their work online. SNN helps students keep up with what's happening
with their peers in other parts of the country and makes them
aware of the issues facing young people. It offers student leaders
forum for their ideas and allows them to communicate with other
students about issues of mutual concern. Each monthly issue includes
news, opinion, sports, entertainment and science/technology stories.
Some feature audio and video clips, photos and links to relevant
Institute The corporate, education and family resource for
motivational programs and materials
Possibilities Training Group Our goal is to lead groups in experiential learning experiences that bring staff members together and promote trust, cooperation and fun in a tangible way.
Motivational Media Canada is the school event division of the National Alliance for Youth. Being the leader in assembly events and leadership training tools, MMA is deeply committed to character education and drug prevention, engaging students through contemporary media programs and offering 3-month to 3-year curriculum and behavior-changing resources. We are committed to assisting schools and families in strengthening good character, guidance and personal values. Our mission at MMA is to serve you and increase your success in building every young person in your care. Hosting a 3 screen Motivational Media Assembly at your school is a great way to create some positive attitude. The visual aspects will be sure to grab everyone’s attention, and the message will form a lasting impression.
Association for the Promotion of Campus Activites Website is a clearinghouse for activities information, artist listings, programming resources and articles, and bbs system for advisors to network.
Mike Smith's "DifferenceMakers" Mike is an experienced presenter and teacher at leadership conferences. This site contains many downloadable lessons and ideas. Highly recommended.
Quotes from Grant M. Bright A superb database of quotations compiled by Grant M. Bright. The database is searchable by topic, author, category and word. An excellent source of inspirational and thought provoking quotations.
Robert's Rules of Order All the rules you ever needed to run an orderly meeting.
Dare to Lead is the newest addition for your leadership toolbox. This is an interactive board game that develops leadership skills, critical thinking, and problem solving.
National Speakers Bureau (NSB) is Canada's original speakers bureau, helping student leaders and advisors, alumni associations, campus faculties and more, with speaker programming and speaker series events for over 30 years. Active members of COCA, NSB represents successful campus speakers such as George Stromboulopoulos, General Romeo Dallaire, Stephen Lewis and more.
A page full of links for more explorations on leadership (not all links are working)
The Debt-Free Graduate This Canadian site is put together by Murray Baker. He is Canada's foremost authority on student financial planning and author of The Debt-Free Graduate, a financial survival guide for students. This is an excellent student financial web portal site with great information and links for the student heading to or going to post-secondary education.
Studentawards is the place to go if you're looking for money for post-secondary education. It is an on-line database of financial awards available for post-secondary students in Canada, made available through colleges, universities, government agencies, private organizations and individuals. It's simple, fast and totally FREE of charge. Take advantage of it! Financial awards are given on the basis of many criteria, including leadership skills, involvement and experience.