Encounters with Canada

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-744-1290
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-0419
Fax 613-744-1863
E-Mail ewc_administration_rdc@historicacanada.ca
Website www.ewc-rdc.ca
Primary Contact Jasmine Ouellette, Director of Communications; Phone: 613-744-1290 ext 9504
Primary Executive Linda Brunet, Executive Director
Address & Map
The Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre
1805 De Gaspé Ave
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Educational program of Historica Canada * one-week program about citizenship awareness and leadership skills aimed at high school students * seeks to bring together, in Ottawa, 120-140 teenagers from across the country every week of the school calendar to learn about Canadian governmental, judicial and cultural institutions * each weekly session is devoted to one of thirteen themes in which participants attend workshops, discussion groups, cultural activities and visits
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Dec, Jan-May
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Students 14-17 years old * must be enrolled in an educational institution, recognized by the province's or territory's Ministry of Education * Canadian citizens or landed immigrants * students are selected in each region upon the recommendation of the school authorities * must have a valid health card
Application Registration is accomplished through a network of volunteers across the country * to reach one of the regional coordinators in your region, contact Encounters with Canada directly by phone, fax or e-mail
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - $675 per student * includes transportation, lodging at the Centre, meals and all organized activities (2016-2017) ; Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by the Government of Canada, through Exchanges Canada * some Ministries of Education offer financial help for children in their province * private organizations * social clubs * schools.
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Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/EncounterswithCanada.RencontresduCanada
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/encounterswithcanada
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/EWC_RDC
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCaGumJvwC53mTYZvGZ3hRtA
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1982
Funding Federal - Canadian Heritage * Veterans Affairs Canada * Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 24 Nov 2016
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Programs ; Leadership Development ~ Adolescents ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Cultural/Racial Issues ; Youth Enrichment Programs

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