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.
Students in Grades 10 - 12 considering Post Secondary: One of the best ways to learn more about life after high school and why you might consider post-secondary is to experience it in person. From your local college to a larger provincial university, you can take a campus tour, and at this time of year, there many different information essions you can attend. Check out the events listings on postsecondarybc.ca/ and find out about campus ours on the Institution pages. Spring break is a great time to visit campus.
Youth Leadership Advisory Board: YouthLAB - Deadline to apply July 3, 2020
Family Services North Shore is looking for 12 creative and engaged youth who care about social justice, mental health and are interested in working in the arts to provide opportunities for engaging other youth in these topics within the community. As a part of YouthLAB you will become trained as a change agent within your community on mental health topics that address and respond to challenges relevant to youth right now. YouthLAB’s goal is to reach other youth through meaningful community engagement by offering opportunities for learning through arts collaboration, building awareness and dialogue. Application Form
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.
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.