YMCA Youth Exchanges Canada provides groups of youth 12 to 17 years of age with the opportunity to explore Canada
Échanges Jeunesse Canada YMCA offre aux jeunes de 12 à 17 ans la possibilité de découvrir le Canada tout en acquerrant des aptitudes en leadership, en communication et de travail d’équipe. Les jeunes travaillent ensemble sur des projets communautaires et ont l’occasion de nouer de nouvelles amitiés, ainsi que de découvrir l’histoire, la géographie et la diversité du Canada.
YMCA Youth Exchanges Canada provides groups of youth 12 to 17 years of age with the opportunity to explore Canada while learning leadership, communication and teamwork skills. Youth work together on community projects and have the opportunity to make new friends while discovering the history, geography and diversity of Canada.
Apply before September 30th!
Date limite pour les échanges se déroulant entre février et juin : Le 30 septembre!! Prendre cette chance d’avoir une expérience inoubliable!!
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The Mary Joyce Booth Endowment Fund
CPF is thrilled to announce the launch of the Mary Joyce Booth Endowment Fund bursary program this winter!
Our only nationwide program that is reserved exclusively for members of CPF and their children, the Mary Joyce Booth Endowment Fund will provide students across Canada with thousands of dollars towards French second language (FSL) extracurricular opportunities every year through an equitable and equal-opportunity lottery system.
Forum des jeunes ambassadeurs de la francophonie des Amériques
The Forum is open to francophones and francophiles, aged 18-35, who reside in the Americas (North America, Latin America, Caribbean, St. Pierre and Miquelon). Successful applicants pay a portion of the costs. For more information, visit le Centre de la francophonie des Ameriques.
French for the Future National Ambassador Youth Forum, Local Forums and Essay Contest
Since 2004, the National Ambassador Youth Forum (NAYF) brings together 30 bilingual high school students from across Canada.
Over several jam-packed days of fun, interactive workshops and activities centered on the significance of bilingualism, these students gather to share their experiences and to discuss the challenges and advantages of speaking both of Canada’s official languages.
The NAYF is a unique cultural and linguistic experience, and is a great travel opportunity, as all travel expenses are paid for by French for the Future. For more information, please refer to French for the Future.
Symons Essay Contest
The Symons Essay Contest is a wonderful enrichment opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students to express their knowledge and interest in Canadian Confederation. Generous cash prizes provide a great incentive for students to submit an original creative 700 – 1,000-word essay in English or French. It must be related to the theme of the annual Symons Medal and Lecture series hosted by Confederation Centre of the Arts each November.
Contest information is found at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.
La Voice de la poésie/Poetry in Voice
Poetry In Voice is a national poetry recitation contest for high school students in Canada. Students memorize and recite poems chosen from among the hundreds in our online anthology then compete in one of our three prize streams: English, Bilingual, or French. – See more at: Students memorize and recite poems chosen from among the hundreds in our on-line anthology. They then compete in one of our three prize streams: English, Bilingual, or French. Contest information