Civics and Careers – July

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The Final Day

July 18, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region,

Today was our last full day in NYC because tomorrow we head back home and go our different ways. It has been an amazing week where we made new friends and saw amazing sights. We wrapped up our adventure with…

The Rain Can’t Stop Us

July 17, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region,

We enjoyed a full day in Manhattan, even though the weather tried to scare us off. We visited the UN, where we had a tour of the many rooms and learned about their various peacekeeping initiatives. We also took a…

Road Trip to NYC

July 16, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region,

Today was a big road trip from Montreal to New York City! We celebrated our arrival with a delicious Italian dinner and a trip to the Rockefeller Center observation deck. Just check out our awesome pictures below!

New to New York

July 15, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Simcoe Region - Round 1,

Today was quite the adventure, since almost all of us are newbies in New York City. We started the day with a tour of the United Nations, followed by lunch and free time at Grand Central Station. In the afternoon…

Dinner and a Dance

July 15, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region,

We had a busy day in Montreal, including lunch and free time in Old Montreal, a workshop at the Montreal Holocaust Museum, and group presentations on Mont Royal. The highlight for many of us though was the dinner and dance…

Journey to the Big Apple

July 14, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Simcoe Region - Round 1,

It was a long day of travel, but boy was it worth it! After breakfast we hopped on our buses and started the journey to NYC. We had a big Italian dinner in New Jersey and then headed downtown for…

Ottawa Take Two

July 14, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region, Travel Blog,

We woke up in Ottawa and started our day with a delicious breakfast buffet. After that our group split up, with some going to Parliament for a tour and to see the Changing of the Guards. The other students went…

To the Top of Montreal

July 13, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Simcoe Region - Round 1,

The morning was spent in a work period, and then we traveled up to the top of Mont Royal to enjoy the view of Montreal. We then traveled down to Old Montreal, where the students spent a couple of hours…

Let’s Go To Ottawa!

July 13, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Peel Region,

Today we embarked on our journey to bring the Civics & Careers curriculum to life! We have students from three different regions coming together for this trip, so we are all meeting new people and building friendships with students from…

Sugar Sugar

July 12, 2019

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Simcoe Region - Round 1,

We started the day with a nice big breakfast buffet in Ottawa and then we packed our buses and departed for the day. Half of our group started at the Canadian War Museum while the rest toured Parliament. For lunch…