About the Program
PSYL is designed for participants from age 15-18 and/or Grade 10-12 or equivalent. (Including those entering Grade 10 in September 2013, and those graduating Grade 12 in June 2013)
The Seminar is an intensive, interactive, experiential learning program from dawn to dusk. We want students to enjoy themselves on a safe, exceptional campus on the Pacific Ocean. Each day will be a blend of learning, recreational, cultural, and social activities.
• project planning and coordination
• ecological education in a temperate rainforest setting
• local and international social justice issues
• indigenous ideas and traditions
• public speaking and awareness-raising techniques
• people management skills (group management, conflict resolution, mediation)
• cross-cultural and diversity training
• personal reflection and self-awareness exploration
• critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making
Earn Highschool Credit
PSYL has been approved by the Ministry of Education in British Columbia and Ontario to offer students with High School credits. (BC: 4 credits at the Grade 12 level through the External Credentials Program. ON: Interdisciplinary Studies Grade 12 University Preparation credit IDC4U.) Students in other provinces may be eligible to receive either of these as transfer credits, and can discuss with their school administration.
$2925 + HST for the main program, $3675 +HST for the accredited version. A limited number of partial bursaries are available to students in financial need.
Summer program runs July 22nd to August 11th, 2013.
Arrival Day: Students may arrange for arrival anytime on July 22nd. Orientation activities will take place on a rotating basis through-out the day with our first full welcome session taking place after dinner.
Departure Day: Students should make travel plans for departing on the morning of August 11th. The last meal provided is breakfast on August 11th and students must depart campus by noon.
Custom programs available for schools and groups. Contact us for more information.
Here is the pdf of the program schedule from 2010.