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Tourism and Leadership Exploration Program

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Tourism and Leadership Exploration Program
by Patricia Rhodes - Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 11:41 AM

Greater Victoria School District #61 in partnership with West Coast Adventure College are offering a summer Tourism And Leadership Exploration, (TALE),  program providing a blend of classroom-based instruction, outdoor activities, skill development, and work experience.

This program is open to grade 10, 11 or 12 students - (18 seats available)

The TALE program runs Monday- Friday, 8:30- 3:30

During the first four weeks of the program, (July 4- Aug. 3, 2017), the program will provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding in wilderness first aid, navigation, leadership & communication skills, risk management, trip planning and survival skills.  

The remaining four weeks of the program, (Aug. 4- 25th) will involve students being placed with adventure tourism-related companies located throughout the Victoria area to gain invaluable knowledge of the current industry and secure connections with local employers.

Students will get 8 high school credits:

  •  Tourism 12
  •  Work Experience 12A

Classroom instruction will be taught out of Uplands Campus, with outdoor activities being held within local parks and trails throughout Victoria.

TALE application packages available from the Claremont Career Centre, please complete and return to Career Centre for submission.

More application information available below: