We are pleased to offer a one-day boot camp experience for grade 11 and 12 students interested in a career in Fire Services. Please see the attachments above for the poster for the Surrey Fire Service Youth Day.
Surrey Fire Service Youth Day
Wednesday April 22, 2020
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Location: Surrey Fire Service Training Centre (14923 64 Ave)
Application due date: April 9, 2020 see Mr. Fisher for application
2020 Fire Service Youth Day poster
Lower Fraser Valley Regional Contests
Registration for Skills Canada Regional Competitions is now open.
The Lower Fraser Valley Regional Contests are scheduled for March 5 & 6, 2020. Contests will be held at a couple of Surrey school sites and the KPU Cloverdale Trades Campus. Please check the SkillsBC website for exact dates and times of the competitions.
For more info, check the Skills Canada BC website. For contest scope documents, see scope.
To register students, please see Mr. Fisher visit Skills Registration.
The registration page will remain open until 4:00 pm on February 24, 2020.
Regional gold medal winners will move on to Provincial contests on April 15, 2020 at Tradex, Abbotsford. If our students are successful at Provincials, they could be invited to the Nationals which are in Vancouver this year, May 28 & 29, 2020.
Youth Firefighter Mentorship Program for Grade 11 & 12 Girls Camp Ignite is a four-day camp that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams. This year’s camp is scheduled to run from August 6 – 9. The camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18) and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. Each girl will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork. For more information and to obtain the 2020 application form, https://www.surreyschools.ca/departments/CAED/CareerCentres/WeeklyMemos/Documents/Weekly%20Memos%202019%20-%202020/February%202020/February%205,%202020/2020%20Application.PDF visit Camp Ignite Application. Application deadline – May 22, 2020.
Info at http://campignite.com/
Preparing our Students for Work and Career
Parents and students are invited to attend Do More You a discussion about the work being done to prepare our students for the exciting and rapidly changing world of work and career.
Participants will learn about the many courses, programs and resources Surrey Schools has to offer to guide students on their career exploration journey from fantasy careers to realistic job opportunities. The ultimate goal is to have happy kids with healthy relationships on the path to gainful employment.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kris Magnusson, professor and former Dean of Education at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Magnusson is an author, researcher, frequent speaker and an expert on career development.
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Surrey School District’s Resource and Education Centre, 14123 92 Avenue, Surrey, BC
Register – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/do-more-you-preparing-our-students-for-work-and-career-tickets-93038782503
KPU Surrey Open House
Saturday, February 8, 2020
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
12666 – 72 Avenue, Surrey, BC
Register to attend at KPU Surrey Open House
KPU Discovery Day Langley
Friday, February 14, 2020
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Time: 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus SW1, SE2, and SE6 Join us for the BCIT Big Info Night on Wednesday, February 19. Meet faculty, students, and grads who will help you learn about over 300 programs to make your career a big deal. Check out interactive tech demos at the Welcome Showcase.
Parking will be free on campus for the duration of the event.
Film & Animation Open House Join us on February 8 for a free Open House to find out about the range of programs at the Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for Film and Animation.
Date: February 8, 2020
Time: 11:00 am- 3:00 pm Location: Capilano University – Main Campus – Bosa Centre for Film and Animation