External Opportunities for Students - Grade 9-12Please contact the Ashley McKague, Student Support Teacher if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or (204)269-4920Explore https://www.myexplore.ca/en/French-Language Program — Most expenses are covered! Are you looking for a spring or summer program to learn French? Do you want to discover another region of Canada and meet new people? Go Explore! Explore is an intensive language-immersion program. You can take the program in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive funding that covers tuition fees for the programs, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities. Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Have an adventure and make new friends this spring or summer!Encounters with Canada https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/enEncounters with Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. Round-trip travel to Ottawa is provided free of charge by Canadian Heritage. The week in Ottawa is $750 which includes accommodation, meals, all program costs including travel, visits and tours.The Forum Experience http://forum.ca/Would you like to contribute to the future of your community and your country? Are you interested in decision-making and politics? Do you want to create relationships with people from different places? Forum is for you! Be a part of an incredible week behind the scenes of the world of federal politics on Parliament Hill. Make your voice heard during parliamentary simulations and develop unbreakable links with peers that share the same ideas and passions as you.