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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

About the program

The Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program provides an opportunity for students from northern Saskatchewan schools to learn about their provincial government and its history, explore post-secondary education opportunities and careers in government, and learn about the history of our province.

Who the program is for

• Students from northern Saskatchewan
• Students from Grades 9 through 12

What you may expect if you take part

This year, students will have the opportunity to visit Regina from May 6 – 9, 2018.   Participants will tour the following:

• The Legislative Building
• Government House
• The University of Regina
• The First Nations University of Canada
• The RCMP Depot Division 

You will also meet the Lieutenant Governor, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, members of the Legislative Assembly and government officials to get an inside perspective of government and the legislative process.

Is there a cost to attend?

No. All expenses to participate in the program are covered by the province, including transportation from either La Ronge or Prince Albert depending on applications.

Accommodations

Students and chaperones stay in residence at the University of Regina.

What students have said about the program

  • "Visiting the university has given me a broader view.  It showed me all the opportunities available, and the supports the students receive."
  • "Highlights of the program were the Mock Parliament with the Speaker and touring Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus."
  • "I will remember touring the RCMP Training Academy and meeting the Lieutenant Governor."
  • 97% of the students said they would recommend the program to other students.

How to apply 

Students must complete an application form and prepare a written essay. Details regarding the essay can be found on the application form. Submissions must be sent to Donna Cuddington at the Provincial Capital Commission, either by email to donna.cuddington@gov.sk.ca or by fax to 306-565-2742.

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