Enrichment and Outside Programs

 

Grade 11 Girls Catalyst Engineering Conference

For Girls interested in Engineering

Overnight event April 28-30 at U of Waterloo campus

Variety of workshops, Guest speakers and challenges

$200 Cost – includes all accommodations, food and programming

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Encounters with Canada

Teens from across Canada spend a week in Ottawa focused on a theme of their choice relating to career aspirations.

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Perimeter Institute – Inspiring Future Women in Science Conference

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:00 am – noon. 

The conference brings together like-minded young women who have a strong interest in pursuing science as a career path and are currently enrolled in high school.
The conference is designed to provide female high school students with opportunity to interact with STEM professionals through keynotes, panel discussions, and mentoring.

Registration Form Complete and return by March 8 to email address on registration form.

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Gr. 10 Opportunity at University of Waterloo May 14-18: Waterloo Unlimited

Ideal Candidates are:

  • well-rounded academic achievers: literate, articulate, numerate, and collaborative
  • engaged with and contribute positively to family, community, and public good; and
  • curious about an array of subjects, creative, positive, responsible, and enthusiastic self-starters!

Application Deadline:  Thursday March 23rd, 2017

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Waterloo Unlimited 2016-17 NEW DATES!

Programs for Gr. 10, 11, and 12 who are:

  • well-rounded academic achievers: literate, articulate, numerate, and collaborative
  • engaged with and contribute positively to family, community, and public good; and
  • curious about an array of subjects, creative, positive, responsible, and enthusiastic self-starters!

Application Deadlines:


 

University of Waterloo Gr. 10 Family Night Open to any Gr. 10 students interested in attending University of Waterloo

 


 

Go Code Girl at University of Waterloo, Register NOW for Feb. 6, 10am-4pm for girls Gr. 9-11 interested in Computing and Engineering Fields

 


 

Enrichment at McMaster University Gr. 9 – 12

Engineering, Science, Bioengineering, Structures, Engineering Technology

Sessions run for 2 weeks in July and August


Enrichment at Queen’s University

– Queen’s offers a week-long high school enrichment program every May


 

Waterloo Unlimited – 2015-16 NEW DATES!!  University of Waterloo Enrichment Gr. 10-12

Waterloo Unlimited Flyer

Waterloo Unlimited is pleased to offer this year’s on-campus high school enrichment programs for students of exceptional potential from across Canada.

Grade 12 Program | “Road Map to Research” | Wednesday, November 12 – Friday, November 14, 2014
Application deadline: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Expect an immersive, pre-university experience including an introduction to the art and science of reading academic papers, an opportunity to explore cutting-edge research discoveries with professors, and the chance to engage with current student researchers.
Program fee: $300 includes meals
Supervised overnight shared hotel accommodation: $180

Grade 11 Program | “Design” Theme | Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20, 2015. Dates may coincide with some school boards’ March Break
Application deadline: Monday, December 15th , 2014

From engineering and the environment to science fiction and virtual reality, students will spend a week exploring the theme of design with a community of like-minded peers.
Program fee: $450 includes meals
Supervised overnight shared hotel accommodation: $300

Grade 10 Program | “Change” Theme | Sunday, May 10 – Thursday, May 14, 2015
Application deadline: Tuesday, March 10th , 2015

We live in the midst of change: technological change, social change, political change, environmental change. In modern times humankind has experienced an unprecedented rapidity of change. How do we adapt, or not adapt… and what are the consequences? Students will consider the perspectives of scientists, engineers, writers, and philosophers, as they examine the dynamics of “Change”.
Program fee: $450 includes meals
Supervised overnight shared residence accommodation: $160

Details on all programs available here: https://uwaterloo.ca/unlimited


CATALYST – U of Waterloo Summer Leadership Program in Science, Technology, and Engineering


Programs specifically for High School Girls

Go Code Girl Usually offered in February/March for Gr. 9-11 girls – various locations including U of Waterloo and Conestoga College

Go Eng Girl  Usually offered in Sept/Oct and February/March at various locations including U of Waterloo and Conestoga College

AWEsome Lecture Series – Lectures in Southwestern Ontario by women in the field of engineering

codemakers A program specifically aimed at Gr. 10 Girls at University of Waterloo – usually offered in February

University of Waterloo offers a program for high school girls to learn about the exciting world of coding and software development, and discover opportunities in computing and engineering fields.