St. Patrick's Catholic High School

1001 The Rapids Parkway
Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6K2

Phone: 519-332-3976 Fax: 519-383-7024

Queen’s University Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU)

The Enrichment Studies Unit at Queen’s University offers dynamic learning opportunities for students in grades 7-12.

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Online registration for all programs opens December 3, 2018.

Ontario Science Centre Science School

Spend a semester at the Science Centre. Earn grade 12 math and science credits and get the experience of a lifetime.  For more information click here.  Applications for the 2019/20 year are due April 2, 2019.

Global Journeys offers summer worldwide study-travel programs for gr. 10, 11 and 12 students.

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Blyth Academy- International Programs

Earn credits while travelling July or August.

Students in gr. 9-12 can earn a credit while travelling internationally.

March Break volunteer opportunities. Earn community service hours in Costa Rica and Peru.

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Free Cooking Sessions for teens ages 13+

Mon. December 3 @ 4:00 pm

-Holiday Baking!!

Participants must pre-register at or call 519-339-8949

See posting in Student Services.

Prime Minister’s Youth Council

The Prime Minister’s Youth Council (PMYC) is accepting applications for the next cohort of members. Canadian youth aged 16-24 years can apply.

Young voices matter! Advocate for your community in a meaningful way!

For more information click here.

The deadline for applications is November 30,  2018.

House of Commons Page Program

Interested in studying in Ottawa, working on Parliament Hill and making lasting friendships?

Check out the 2019-2020 House of Commons Page Program at

Candidates must have a minimum of 80% average, speak both official languages and be attending a full-time program at one of the National Capital Region universities.

Applications must be submitted online no later than December 3, 2018.


Young Entrepreneurs, Make your Pitch Contest

High School students create a two-minute video explaining a business idea.  State the problem it will solve, who the customers will be and why the business will succeed.

Finalists receive a trip to Toronto and expert training to develop their business.

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University of Toronto Youth Summer Programs

-offers high school students a glimpse  into the life of a university student studying law or medicine. 

YSP takes place in the months of July and August each summer at the downtown St. George campus, and range in length from one to six weeks. For more information, Click Here.

Encounters with Canada is a national youth program for teens 14 to 17 years old, offering week-long career-themed leadership experiences in Ottawa.

High school students from across the country meet others who share similar interests. They learn about careers from seasoned professionals and discover the gems of our nation’s capital.


For more information or to register, go to


Want to Study At a US University/College,
But Don't Know Where to Start? 

Meet U.S. college and university representatives and guest speakers at our annual US College Expo in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa

Attend the US College Expo to Learn More!

Toronto - Roy Thomson Hall  
Saturday, April 28, 2018

For more information and to register go to:

Discovery Healthcare presents a summer experience for teenagers who have an interest in a health care career and want to explore a career in medicine, nursing, pharmacy or other health related fields.

This summer, campers will get hands-on experience with suturing and casting, grapple with medical cases, diagnose and treat patients and explore life as a physician, nurse, pharmacists or emergency medical services provider.

Discovery Healthcare (formerly “MedLINCS”) is a one-week medical science summer camp for high school
students throughout Southwestern Ontario designed to mentor and inspire interest in pursuing a career
in medicine and the healthcare field. The program is supported by the Office of Distributed Education and
facilitated by first- and second-year medical students at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.  


Sarnia – July 9 - 13, 2018
Location: Bluewater Health, Sarnia


Registration is now open for Discovery Healthcare. To learn more, please visit the Distributed Education website.


Explore - Live the Canadian Experience

Explore is a five-week summer intensive language-immersion program for students aged 16 and older . This program offers youth an opportunity to travel, learn and practice their French while discovering a new culture. A bursary is available to cover tuition fees, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops and other mandatory activities.


Application deadline: February 15

Apply for a $2 200 bursary.

Visit  for more information and to apply.

Are you looking to pursue a post-secondary or graduate degree in music?

The Royal Conservatory will be hosting its 1st annual College & University Music Fair:


November 4, 2017, 9:00am - 3:00pm


The Royal Conservatory of Music
TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning,
273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W2, Canada

Exhibitors include some of the top Canadian post-secondary music schools and departments from across Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. Already confirmed are: University of Toronto, McGill, Laurier, Western and Brock University; as well as Harris Institute.. Join us at this FREE event to explore post-secondary music programs in one convenient location! Register in advance and attend the Fair for a chance to win a 9.7 Retina Display iPad, valued at $449!

Click here for more information.

King's Open House provides a comprehensive overview of King's academic programs, services and clubs. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, upper year students and staff, as well as observe mini lectures to get a taste of the King's experience. Want to know more about Open House? View our agenda, and plan your day!

Open House dates for 2017-2018:

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 12pm-4pm
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018:  12pm-4pm

Saturday, May 5, 2018: 12pm-4pm

To register online click here

Every year, House of Commons Pages are selected from high schools across Canada to work in the House of Commons while pursuing their studies at a university in the National Capital Region.

Eligible candidates must:

-be a Canadian citizens

-be graduating students beginning full time university studies in September 2018

- have an overall academic average of at least 80%

- be able to communicate efficiently in both official languages

- have accepted an admission offer from a university in the National Capital Region.

The application deadline is December 4, 2017

For more information and to submit applications,  go to

Are you interested in learning about Government? Democracy? Citizenship?

The Forum for Young Canadians is for Canadian high school students ages 15 – 19.

Take part in a behind the scenes experience of Canadian Politics on Parliament Hill.

For more information or to apply click here  or see a Guidance Counsellor.

Apply by November 22, 2017.


Ontario Science Centre Science School

Spend a semester at the Science Centre. Earn grade 12 math and science credits and get the experience of a lifetime.  For more information click here.  Applications for the 2018/19 year are due April 3, 2018.


SHAD – Explore S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) & Entrepreneurship
SHAD is a pre-university enrichment experience for students in gr. 10, 11 and 12. Students spend the month of July at a host university learning about S.T.E.A.M. disciplines. For more information go to  or talk to a guidance counsellor. Applications due November 20, 2017.