What is ConnectED?
ConnectED is an educational and fun summer program for Newcomer girls and boys. It integrates sports and recreation, arts and crafts, culture and history, health, volunteerism, leadership, career exploration, and English language enhancement. Participants will make new friends, learn more about life in Canada and what Saskatoon has to offer, build self-confidence, enhance English language skills, and have a lot of fun.
The program is delivered to three age groups:
Who can attend?
The program is open to immigrant and refugee girls and boys. Applicants must be a Permanent Resident, Protected Person or Convention Refugee.
What will you do?
Some of the things you will be doing this year include volleyball, swimming, soccer, bowling, drawing, painting, volunteering, and field trips which may include Wanuskewin, Fort Battleford Historical Site, the Regina Science Centre, and provincial parks.
When is this happening?
The Program will run from 9:30am to 3:00pm., Monday to Friday, beginning in July and ending in August.
Where is this happening?
The program will start out every morning at SIA's office at 601B 1st Avenue North in Saskatoon.
Is the program free?
Yes, the program is free. You will need to bring your own lunch, as food will not be provided.
Participants will also be given a free bus pass.
How do you apply?