All across the country there are extra-curricular programs for youth who want to learn more about their government. From intensive immersion programs like Forums to interactive experiences like Youth Parliaments, there are many opportunities for young Canadians that we’d like to share with you. Many of these require advance applications and have age restrictions, so if interested you are suggested to contact the organization as soon as possible.
- Encounters with Canada – Week long program that occurs inOttawa.
- Forum for Young Canadians – Check out the blog we have written previously on Forum!
- Rotary Adventure in Citizenship – Week long program that occurs inOttawa.
- Forum for Young Albertans – Fall 2012 applications now being accepted.
(West coast to east coast)
- British Columbia Youth Parliament – Applications will be available in September for the December 2012 program.
- TUXIS Parliament of Alberta – Next program is December 26-31.
- Northwest Territories Youth Parliament – Next program TBA.
- Saskatchewan Youth Parliament – Next program TBA.
- Youth Parliament of Manitoba – Next program TBA.
- Ontario Model Parliament – Registration now open for March-April 2013 program.
- Ontario Youth Parliament – Next program is February 15-18, 2012, inAjax.
- Parlement Jeunesse du Québec – Next program is December 26-30.
- Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Parliament – Next program TBA.
- Prince Edward Island Rotary Youth Parliament – Next program TBA.
Legislatures across the country also bring in youth to act as Pages. Visit your provincial legislature’s web site to see if this is a high school or university program, as it varies across the country.
If there are any programs we are missing from this list, please let us know!
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