North Vancouver School District
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Lacrosse Academy

Located at Carson Graham, Grades 8 - 12:

The Lacrosse Academy is scheduled* for Day 2 Block 8 for the 2020-2021 school year.

*subject to change


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About the Lacrosse Academy


The North Vancouver School District's Lacrosse Academy, offered in partnership with Tewanee Consulting Group, provides skilled and experienced lacrosse coaches whose aim is to hone the skills required for success at field and box lacrosse, as well as to develop the values, skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to be healthy, active, global citizens. 

First declared the National Game of Canada in 1859, Lacrosse has multi-cultural history in our country, and the sport is becoming increasingly played internationally. It is currently played in over 50 countries world-wide.  Lacrosse also has longstanding significance as a sport to our local and national First Nations communities. The new BC Curriculum embeds First Nations Principles of Learning throughout all Core Curriculum subject areas.

The Lacrosse Academy will deepen students' knowledge and connections with additional Aboriginal cultural experiences and explore the successes of lacrosse champions from both the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations on the North Shore.

The program consists of the Lacrosse curriculum as set out by Tewanee Consulting Group and the Physical and Health Education curriculum established by the B.C Ministry of Education. Students earn their grade level P.H.E. credit upon successful completion of the program.

The Academy is open to students in grades 8 – 12, and will be held in either Block 4 or 8 of the secondary school timetable, depending on the cohort and location.

* Transportation to and from the Academy site is the sole responsibility of the parent/guardian.

Click here to view the 2020/21 Lacrosse Academy flyer 


Application Procedure


North Vancouver School District applicants apply online here. Out of District applicants may contact academies@sd44.ca to receive their application link.

Returning students must complete the online application.

Applications will be accepted from January 20 to February 24, 2020.


Selection for the Lacrosse Academy


Priority 1:          Returning students

Priority 2:          Wait-listed students from the previous year

Priority 3:          Lottery for remaining students consistent with Board Policy 605: Admission of Students to Schools

The total number of spots available will be dependent upon the number of returning students, the number of applications received, and the ability of schools to organize the school timetable to meet enrolment and programming requirements.


Fees for the Lacrosse Academy


The total cost for the Lacrosse Academy is $1,525 for the 2020-2021 school year.

Deposit: The non-refundable deposit is required on or before May 6, 2020 to confirm your child's registration and secure placement in the Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that non-payment by the deadline will result in withdrawal from the Academy.

Remaining Fee: Parents/Guardians may pay the balance in full or set-up instalments any time between May and August 2020 through School Cash Online. Please note that failure to pay the balance in full or set-up instalments by the deadline will result in withdrawal from the Academy.

An additional Programming Fee of approximately $935 may apply to Out of District students.

More information about Academies, including fees and withdrawal procedures, is available here


Questions?

If you have questions about the Lacrosse Academy, please contact:

Terry Brown
NVSD Academy Teacher
Carson Secondary School