A number of opportunities exist outside of Argyle for students to broaden their educational experience. As we receive information regarding these programs, we will post it here. Students are encouraged to check this site regularly for updates. Many of these have a separate application procedure; a few are administered through Argyle. Please contact the appropriate agency directly as described below or see your Grade Counsellor for more details.
North Shore Lions Youth Exchange Program to Japan, August 20 - 25, 2020. Deadline to apply: March 7th
Since 1970 the program has strived to provide an increased cultural understanding and friendship between the sister cities of North Vancouver and Chiba, Japan and have helped more than 450 students to experience a different culture by actually living as part of the culture.
Encounters with Canada
Sports and Fitness, February 2 - 8, 2020
Sustainability Agriculture, February 9 - 15, 2020
NVSD Secondary Gifted Resources - a resource for both students and parents/guardians
Sustainabiliteens North Shore Chapter invites Grade 10, 11 and 12 students to join. Students will benefit through regular involvement in political action on the issue of climate justice in a non-partisan, youth-led environment alongside other passionate and committed young leaders.
Youth Innovation Showcase. Attention young innovators! The Science Fair Foundation BC is looking to help you showcase your innovative solutions to industry, academia and investors at the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase! If you’re a young innovator who resides in the province of BC or the Yukon and are between the ages of 12 to 24 we want to hear from you!
Future Science Leaders - an award-winning program run by Science World, for students entering grade 10 or 11 in September 2020.
Future Science Leaders helps students to pursue their passion by giving them the opportunity to meet scientists, participate in challenging activities, help develop their skills, and connect with other students who share their interests. Many participants go on to excel in national and international science, technology, engineering, and math challenges. Bursaries are available to cover 75% of the program costs.
House of Commons Page Program
Each year, 40 students graduating from high schools and CEGEPs are selected from across Canada to participate in the Page Program. Pages are undergraduate students who are registered as full-time students at one of the four universities in the National Capital Region. They work on a part-time basis during their first year of study.