Brain Boosting Virtual Camp
Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 – Friday, August 14th, 2020
Introducing our Brain Boosting Virtual Camp. We have an exciting line up of interactive workshops and social activities to give you the opportunity to speak French and learn some important life skills.
Our programming spans the first two weeks of August. Sign up for one or sign up for them all, the choice is up to you. It’s FREE. Our team will provide you with a safe and welcoming environment so that all participants will be at ease during the workshops. If you just want to have fun and meet others, join us for our afternoon Franco-Fun activities.
Please note that all workshops will be delivered in French.
Week 1: How to Interview for a Job and Financial Literacy
This 4-part series focuses on how students will learn to discover their strengths, minimize their weaknesses and prepare for the job market in an uncertain future by participating in engaging activities. Students will also learn and acquire the essential financial skills that the youth will need for life. Our participants will prepare a budget and learn the importance of planning expenses and prioritizing their purchases.
The Jobs of Tomorrow and the Skills of Today – August 4th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Financial Literacy: Negotiating Cellphone Contracts – August 5th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Financial Literacy: Planning an Adventure – August 6th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Financial Literacy: Financing Your Education – August 7th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Week 2: Don’t be Trashy! Where the Environment & Communications Collide
This 5-part series focuses on how communications and the environment are intertwined. Participants will learn how the media influences the way people view environmental issues, with climate change being the primary focus. These interactive workshops will incite participants to not only embrace a “greener” lifestyle but will mobilize them to become informed and engaged citizens in their communities.
Climate Change and the Media – August 10th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Fast Fashion and Advertising – August 11th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Waste and Greenwashing – August 12th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Get Drastic About Plastic – August 13th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Take Action – August 12th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM