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FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY

2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP – ONTARIO REGION

 

Where?       Trent University  

                    Peterborough, Ontario

 

When?         July 21-28, 2019

 

Activities?    Proposed activities at the camp include:

  • Attending University science & technology activities
  • Traditional science activities
  • Local cultural activities…
     
    Getting There?   Participants will travel from home and meet at pre-determined location then travel to camp destination as a group.
                     
    Chaperones?  The participating students will be accompanied by a parent or chaperone from their community to and from a local departure point.
                     
    Accommodations?  Trent University Residence, Peterborough, ON
     
    Costs?        All costs for participants, including travel, meals and accommodation will be covered by ISC. Participants are allowed to bring a maximum of $250.00 in personal spending money.
     
                      Travel costs for a parent or chaperone to bring the participant to the local departure point, including accommodation and meals where necessary, will also be covered.
     
    Safety?      Students will be accompanied by a parent/chaperone to a local departure point.
     
                       Where possible, a chaperone or other camp representatives will meet and travel with the students from the local departure point i.e. Peterborough, ON.
     
                      In the event that scheduling requires a participant to fly unaccompanied, the airline will be made aware that it is a juvenile travelling unaccompanied, so that supervision will be provided in the airport and while boarding and leaving the aircraft.
     
                      Chaperones and/or camp staff will meet the students upon arrival in Toronto, ON depending on where students are coming from. The chaperones will accompany the student to the camp and will be with them at all times.
     
                      When returning home, if not travelling with them, the chaperones will remain with the students at the airport until they are placed in the care of the airline for boarding.
     
                      The name of the family member/chaperone picking up the student at the local departure point must be provided in advance and each person will be required to provide photo identification in order for a child to be released to them.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     
     
     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP – ONTARIO REGION
     
    Who can apply? First Nation students aged 12 -15 living on reserve and enrolled full-time in a council operated, federal, provincial, or provincially-recognized school (includes private schools and home schooling). Applicants must have demonstrated an interest in science.
     
    Application?      Applicants will submit an essay describing
  1. the impact of natural resources industries on their life and on their community 
  2. why they want to participate in the National Science camp and,
  3. what they could contribute to the camp.
     
    The essay is to be a maximum of one (1) page typed or two (2) handwritten pages. An artistic expression, drawing, sketch, etc. must accompany each essay. The art work is to express what is detailed in the essay.
     
    The selection committee will choose ten (10) finalists based on the content of the essays and art work. The committee will choose the five (5) Regional representatives and five (5) alternates from the ten finalists.
     
    The application must include:
  • the student’s essay, art work, completed application form,
  • a letter of support from the school,
  • a letter of reference from one non-family community member
  • a signed statement of eligibility and,
  • a signed parental permission form.
     
    Applications which do not include all the required documentation will not be considered.
     
    Deadline?         The deadline for submissions of applications is extended to April 12, 2019. Applications must be received by this date. Late applications will not be considered.
     
                            Applications may be submitted by mail, fax, or electronically. If sent by fax or electronically, a hard copy must follow by mail including all the original signed documents.
     
                            Please submit applications to:
     
                                    Bernadette Wabie
                                    Senior Education Officer
                                    Indigenous Services Canada
                                    195 Henry Street, Unit 6A             BRANTFORD, ON   N3S 5C9
     
                                    Fax: (519) 751-2666
                                    Email: Bernadette.Wabie@canada.ca
     
     
    Selection?         10 finalists will be selected by the committee. Finalists will be notified by April 17, 2019.
     
    Acceptance?     Acceptance must be confirmed in writing by April 22, 2019. If confirmation of acceptance is not received from any of the ten (10) participants by that time, an alternate will be selected.
     
                           
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP
    Trent University, Peterborough Ontario,  
    July 21, 2019 – July 28, 2019
    ONTARIO REGION STUDENT APPLICATION
     
    Name: _______________________________
     
    Address: _______________________________________
                    ________________________________________
                    ________________________________________
     
    Date of Birth: ___________________   Age: ____________
     
    Parent/Guardian: ___________________________________
     
    Summer Email Address: ________________________________
     
    Home Phone: ______________________  Work Phone: ________________
     
    School: ______________________________________
     
    School Phone: __________________  School Fax: ________________
     
    School Contact: __________________________________________
     
    T-Shirt Size (please circle one):  Adult  S   M   L  L XL  XXL  XXXL
     
    Documentation (application must include all):
     
     □  Completed Application Form
     □  Student Essay/Art Work
     □  Letter of Support from School
     □  Letter of Reference from Non-family Community member
     □  Signed Statement of Eligibility
     □  Signed Parental Permission Form
     
    ___________________________                           ___________________
    Signature of Student                                            Date
      Please submit applications to:  
              Bernadette Wabie, Senior Education Officer
               Indigenous Services Canada
               195 Henry Street, Unit 6A
               BRANTFORD, ON   N3S 5C9
               Email: Bernadette.Wabie@canada.ca
                 FAX:   (519)751-2666
     

     
     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP
     
    Trent University, Peterborough, ON, July 21-28, 2019
     
    ONTARIO REGION STUDENT APPLICATION
    STATEMENT OF ELIGIBILITY
     
     
    I verify that ______________________________ is normally resident on reserve, is enrolled in a council-operated, federal, provincial, or provincially-recognized school (includes private schools or home schooling), and will be between the ages of 12 and 15 at the time of the camp.
     
     
    ____________________________        ____________________
    Signature – Parent/Guardian                    Date
     
     
     
    ________________________________        ________________________
    Signature  - School Contact                      Date
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP
     
    Trent University, Peterborough ON, July 21-28, 2019
    ONTARIO REGION STUDENT APPLICATION
    PERMISSION FORM
     
    Student Name: _______________________________________
     
    Address: __________________________________________
                    __________________________________________
                    __________________________________________
     
    School: __________________________________________
     
    Parent/Guardian: ________________________________
     
    Statement of Permission:
     
    Should s/he be selected, I, __________________________________
     
    give my permission for my child,  ____________________________
     
    to travel to and from and to participate in all the activities of the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy National Science Camp, to be held July 21-28, 2019 in Peterborough, Ontario hosted by Indigenous Services Canada, local First Nations, KTEI and Trent University.
     
    I also give permission for my child to be photographed and/or videotaped during the camp and authorized the use of any photos or videos for non-profit purposes such as reports, media coverage, and advertising for future camps.
     
    All submissions will become the exclusive property of the sponsoring organizations. I understand that my child’s submission may be used for reporting, evaluating, or communication purposes.
     
    ____________________________       _____________________
    Signature – Parent/Guardian                   Date
     
     

     
     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP
     
    Trent University, Peterborough, ON July 21-28, 2019
     
    ONTARIO REGION STUDENT APPLICATION
    PARTICIPANT INFORMATION FORM
     
    PLEASE BRING ORIGINAL COPY COMPLETED FORM TO SCIENCE CAMP:
     
    Participant’s Name: _________________________________
     
    Health Card Number: ______________________________
     
    Status Card Number: _______________________________
     
    Emergency Contact Person Name: _______________________
    Phone Number
                   
                    Day:  __________________________
     
                    Evening (if different): _______________________
     
                    Cell Phone: ________________________________
     
    Special Medical/Dietary Concerns: ____________________________
     
     
    Medical/Dietary Instructions for above (if applicable):
     
    _______________________________________________________   
     
    ________________________________________________________  
     
    ________________________________________________________
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     
     
    FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    2019 NATIONAL SCIENCE CAMP
     
    Trent University, Peterborough, ON July 21-28, 2019
     
                                   ONTARIO REGION STUDENT APPLICATION
    PICK-UP CHAPERONE IDENTIFICATION FORM
     
    NOTE:  This form is to be completed even if the student is being picked up by a parent.
     
     
    _________________________________ will be met by
    (Student’s Name)
     
    __________________________________at 
    (Chaperone’s Name)                                          
     
    _____________________.
     (Location)
     
    On July 28, 2019, the above-named chaperone understands that
     
    presentation of photo identification will be required before the student
     
    is released to them. 
     
    The student will be aware of the identity of the person who will be
     
    picking her/him up. Should the identity of the chaperone picking up
     
    the student change, Indigenous  Services Canada personnel will be
     
    notified at the emergency number provided.
     
    ________________________________          _________________
    Signature of Parent/Guardian                             Date
     
    ____________________
    Cell Phone Number
     

 

Project: Participation in the First Nation Inuit Youth Employment Strategy 2019 National Science Camp, Ontario Region, Peterborough, ON from July 21-28, 2019

Personal Release and Consent Form

 

 

I, _____________________________________ (participant’s name), agree to be interviewed, photographed and/or videotaped by the Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), Trent University, Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI),  and  First Nations partners agree that ISC will own all rights in perpetuity throughout the world in any resulting story, photograph and/or videotape for non-commercial use by the department at any time in the present or future in various forms such as print, video and electronic media.

I consent to the use and disclosure of elements of my personal information, contained in the said stories, photographs and/or videotapes.

I understand that my participation in the said project is voluntary and there will be no royalty fees paid to me by ISC, Trent University, KTEI, First Nations and partners/presenters of the FNIYES National Science Camp for the rights to use this material.  The refusal to participate will in no way negatively impact any future dealings I may have with ISC, KTEI or partners/presenters at the camp.

 

 

 

I agree with the above.

 

Name: ……………………………………………….

Signature: ……………………………..………………………………Date:………………………..

Signature of parent or guardian if participant is under the age of majority in province of residence.

Parent/Guardian Name: ……………………………………………………..

Parent/Guardian Signature: ………………………………………………………Date: ………………

 Address: ……………………………………………………………………………….…………………

Print student’s name here: ………………………………………………………… Age: …….

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION PARENT AND STUDENTS

New format for receiving funding for education dollars. All forms must be completed fully and release of Information must be signed before any funds will be processed.  COPY OF STATUS CARD must be attached. No cheques will be made for August or September 2018 for families  and high school students unless all documentation is received.  Parents can drop off completed forms at the Band Office, Batchewana Learning Center or can be faxed to 705-759-9982.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

 

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K9

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 Fax:   705-759-9982

 

BFN Highschool Student Financial Assistance Policy and Procedures

 

 

Policy

Highschool students are entitled to; attendance allowance, school supplies, uniform allowance and field trip allowance. Payments will be issued once all documentation and verification is complete.

 

Attendance Allowance:  $10.00 for age 17 and under/ month

                                                $20.00 for 18 and older/month

                                                Upon verification of written final exams

 

Supplies: books, paper, gym,

shops, art, home economics, etc.              $105.00 per year

Uniform: 1st year                                              $250.00 purchase order

 Returning year                                                 $125.00 purchase order

Field trip:                                                             $30.00 per year

 

Payments are in three installments;

September/October

-$75.00 for supplies

February/March

-Attendance allowance for first semester (verification of written exam)