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Summer Programs

CALM 20: An Indigenous Experiential Journey CALM 20: An Experiential Indigenous Journey is a life skills course which will introduce students to a variety of activities and opportunities to foster holistic wellness. This course is filled with an excellent balance of partners and activities. Some of those activities will be land-based learning at Elk Island Park with Yellowhead Tribal College, career and life choices at Concordia University, money talks with the University of Alberta and health management at MacEwan University. The aim of Career and Life Management (CALM) is to enable students to make well-informed, considered decisions and choices in all aspects of their lives and to develop behaviors and attitudes that contribute to the well-being and respect of self and others, now and in the future.

Oskayak Police Academy
The Edmonton Police Service’s Aboriginal Relations Unit in partnership with community organizations and the Edmonton Public School Board are hosting the Oskayak Police Academy at amiskwaciy Academy (159 Airport Rd). This 10 day course is geared towards self-identified Aboriginal youth between the ages of 14yrs- 18yrs . The Oskayak Police Academy (OPA) will be working with Metro Continuing Education to offer participants the opportunity to earn 3 credits toward their high school education.

Further information: Metro Continuing Education, 780-428-1111


Norquest First NationsMétis, and Inuit Youth Leadership Summer School Program
This program is designed for First Nations, Métis and Inuit learners from Edmonton Public Schools to earn 3 credits towards their high school diploma. Upon completion of the program, students will earn CTS credits in Leadership Fundamentals 1 & 2 and Speaking and Presenting. The program focus is on developing community leaders by bridging High School learners to their community and post-secondary options. The classes are designed around multiple and various culturally relevant learning activities and outings which focus on personal leadership knowledge and skills.
Further information: Molly Garstad, 780-644-5918

Nikaniw Indigenous Youth Leadership Program
Nîkânîw combines the cultural teachings and guidance of Indigenous Elders and Leaders with the instruction of water safety education, firstaid, CPR and leadership skills.  Program is offered at Clareview Community Recreation Centre and Mill Woods Community Recreation Centre from Sept. 2016 - June 2017 from students aged 14 - 22 years old.
Further information:  Lorie White780-221-7358