Students will be required to be available during the program weeks indicated on the website, with some over night trips included.
Preference will be given to students who: 1) students attending LCHS, LJ or IRJC.2) have good/excellent work habits and acceptable grades within the current school year.3) have a positive and applicable teacher reference from (speaks to student’s character, attitude, enthusiasm for learning, flexibility, resilience, ambassadorial qualities, etc.);4) will be in Grade 8-12.
There is a small fee charged to cover any meals provided. This fee is usually $50 to $75. All other costs of attending events, excursions, busing, etc are covered. APPLICATION CHECKLISTThe following documents are mandatory in order to be considered for this trip:
1) Responses to the application questions via an written response or a video submission (see below for details) 2) Teacher reference form - 1 of your past teachers or current school administrators from 2016-17 or 2017-18 school year.
WRITTEN RESPONSE or VIDEO SUBMISSION RESPONSE Student applicants can choose between submitting a written response or a video submission answering and articulating the following questions outlined below. Please ensure you attend to the items listed below.
WRITTEN RESPONSE or VIDEO SUBMISSION QUESTIONWhat ways will you be a positive student ambassador by participating in the experience through your support and actions this fall/winter when working with and hosting international students from China? (Use the items from #1-5 below in your answer)
Please answer this question in a short paragraph (min. 500 words / max. 800 words) or created video submission that explains the following factors: 1) your personal interest in participating in this experience2) why you think volunteering as a student ambassador is important3) how you will be an ambassador of positive Canadian culture through your actions & participation;4) what you think you can contribute to the group on this trip; and5) your goals for personal growth and learning on the trip. Please submit your response as a typed document or video submission via email to the email address indicated later in this application, by September 7, 2018 for the Fall Program Experience.