OneUP Summer Programs and COVID-19
Ernescliff College is planning to continue with its yearly high school summer activities. Due to COVID-19, cancellations may occur closer to the date. Please check the site frequently for updates.
Big Picture Seminar
for grade 9 students
The Big Picture Seminar in Québec City helps students entering Grade 9 to acquire a broad vision of the importance of their education. The program touches on subjects such as studies, extracurricular activities, career and university planning, character formation, and leadership. This is combined with sports, white water rafting, and other recreational activities.
BPS #1: July 5-11
BPS #2: July 19-25
Quebec City Citizen Project
for grade 10 students
The projects involve: help with household and maintenance work at homes for people with intellectual disabilities, the elderly, soup kitchens for the homeless, and clothing and food banks for the underprivileged.
Students of both English and French speaking backgrounds are invited to participate, as the activities will be run in a bilingual setting. The project will also include visits to cultural and historical sites in Quebec City.
Manitoba Service Project
for grade 10 – 12 students
The projects involves helping out at the Catholic parish in Berens River, Manitoba. Located on the east side of Lake Winnipeg, participants will help with repairs and construction work around the parish buildings, as well as tutoring local in English, mathematics, and catechism.
$200 + Airfare
Mexico International Service Project
for grade 12 students
This project is organized in close collaboration with local organizations in Mexico. The participants give time and energy by helping indigenous communities with various infrastructure projects, such as building septic tanks, community halls, and chapels, and by teaching children basic English, Mathematics, and Catechism.
This project takes place at Montelfalco, a conference centre in Jonacatepec, in the state of Morelos.
June 28 – July 5
$200 + Airfare