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Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School
Travel Opportunities
​​​​​​​​​AFS International Programs AFS Internation Programs​ draw people from around the world who want to get to know people  from other countries. Participants live with a host family while attending  school gaining a fresh perspective on a foreign culture. By experiencing new  cultures as outsiders, AFS Participants also gain a deeper understanding of  themselves and their home cultures.  

Blyth Academy Blyth Academy provides an exceptional study-abroad experience, delivered in small classes by skilled and personable faculty, in the most remarkable locations around the world. They do this by offering a structured and empathetic environment where young people can thrive personally and academically in storied places that offer boundless opportunities for the eager and curious.and their home cultures. 

Berridge Programs For the past 11 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. The programs offer the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. Canadian applicants pay their tuition in Canadian dollars, a savings of over 25% off the program tuition. Programs in both Acting and Film are open to students age 14-19. Programs are taught exclusively in English however there are plenty of opportunities for French speakers to practice their language skills both on the program and out in the wider community on field trips and excursions.Canadian applicants are welcome to apply for our Scholarship Program to receive more financial assistance. We offer a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1500 and our Financial Need Scholarship for up to 60% off the program tuition.

Camp TamarackCamp Tamarack​ is a residential, educational summer program in Saskatoon for children and teens with learning disabilities. Two 3-week programs occur over the summer, with the first  intended for ages 11 to 14 and the second for age 7 to 10 year olds.

Canadian Computing Competition - The University of Waterloo hosts this in conjunction with the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computer Science (CEMC). See the Canadian Computing Competition website for details.

Canada World Youth - Canada World Youth offers many programs to provide students with opportunities to work in  other countries in the areas of education, health, community development,  agriculture and forestry, biodiversity and the environment and new media and new  information technologies. 

The Deep River Science Academy - Located in Deep River, Ontario, the Deep River Science Academy allows students to "test-drive" a scientific career in leading Canadian Laboratories while earning two high school credits at the same time. This summer program is open to any grade 10, 11  or 12 student. Students work in pairs on a research project with a practicing  scientist and a university student hired to guide the students. A full  recreational program is included, as is accommodation and meals.

Encounters With Canada This is a week-long citizenship and leadership program that takes  place in Ottawa. During each week, a different theme is highlighted (Arts &  Culture, Politics, International Affairs, Law, RCMP, Science and Technology,  etc.). Through Encounters With Canada, students spend the week immersed in interactive learning with students  from across Canada.  

France-Canada Exchange OSEF - For students 13 to 17 years old. OSEF offers exchange programs of  varying lengths.

Gap Medics - Do you hope to study medicine, nursing, dentistry, or physician assistant studies? Are you looking to get your feet wet in the hospital environment, to build upon your previous experience, or to expand your knowledge of the global healthcare community? On a Gap Medics hospit​al placement, you will learn directly from trusted healthcare professionals as you engage with patients in the wards and observe procedures. Placements are one to four weeks or more in duration, at any time of the year, to gain unrivalled clinical exposure and really make your college or med school application stand out!

Global Vision​ - Global Vision is a Canadian based charitable organization dedicated to producing youth leaders, who experience "learning by doing" through engaging their communities. Students meet with other like minded young people and learn how they can work together to make change in their community.

Global Young Leaders Conference - GYLC is an intensive and stimulating leadership conference held annually with students from over 145 countries. The mission of the program is to educate and inspire students to fulfill their roles as the world leaders of tomorrow. Students examine the concept of leadership in the context of interna​tional issues, covering both long-term trends and day-to-day events. 

House of Commons Page Program - The House of Commons Page Program is for any student graduating this year and expecting to enter university in the National Capital Region in the fall. Students must have an academic average of at least 80%, and a superior knowledge  of both official languages. A 15 hour/week schedule will be coordinated with  university studies and a salary of $12,571 plus $1200 will be paid during the  employment period.

International Experience Canada - Make your work dream a reality! International Experience  Canada​ gives you the information and resources you need as a Canadian to travel and work abroad for up to one  year.
Me-to-We - This organization runs in partnerships with Free the Children to allow participants to interact and engage with developing communities overseas. Me-to-We trips range from 14-21 days.
MEI International Academy  - MEI is an education-travel program based out of Ontario.  Students receive high school credit while traveling the world with other students from across Canada and the MEI teachers. This program has semester,  year long and summer programs. 

Nacel Education Travel - Nacel offers many different programs: total immersion, language courses, work experience, homestay experiences, volunteer experiences, etc... 
Oxbridge Academic Programs - Oxbridge offers programs for middle and high school students in Europe and the U.S. Students can study at Oxford, Cambridge, New York, Paris, Montpellier, Barcelona, or Salamanca. This program is both an academic and cultural experience. 

The Saskatchewan Co-operative Youth Program - The SCYP holds an annual summer camp for youth 14 and 15, as well  as 16-18. Students master cooperation, leadership and communication skills.  These leaders of tomorrow may also be invited to attend overseas exchanges.  

Saskatchewan Youth Parliament -  This is a non-partisan organization made up of youth who meet to discuss relevant political and social issues. Members learn about the mechanics of government such as the workings of parliamentary procedure and the rules of debate. For more information and applications, go to the Saskatchewan Youth Parliament facebook page.

Skills Canada -  Skills Canada promotes and supports various programs including skill competitions at the local and national levels. A long list of skills competitions and additional information can be found at the Skills Canada website. The list ranges from Architectural CADD and Auto-body to Welding and Worksite Safety.
STS - STS​ offers a wide range of global education opportunities, such as language courses, high school years abroad, college education, vocational training and au pair programs.
Explore Program - The Explore Program is a five-week intensive language-immersion program. You can take the program in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the programs, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities. Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery!​
YMCA Youth Summer Work Student Exchange - This program is open to students aged 16 and 17 with basic French  language skills. The exchange lasts for 6 weeks. Student will be placed in a  paid position at a non-profit organization in Quebec. The cost to participate is  $100.00 (covers transportation and all planned activities through the YMCA). For  more information, go to the YMCA website.
YWAM International (Youth with a Mission) - This is an international volunteer movement of Christians from many backgrounds, cultures and Christian traditions, dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world. A 12 week training is followed by an 8-12 week outreach experience. For more information, go to the YWAM website.