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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

About the program

The Provincial Capital Commission is pleased to host the ninth annual Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program.  This program provides an opportunity for students from northern Saskatchewan to learn about the democratic process, explore post-secondary education opportunities and careers in government, and learn about the history of our province.

Who the program is for

Northern Saskatchewan students Grade 9 through 12

What you may expect if you take part 

Students will have the opportunity to visit Regina from May 6-9, 2018.

You will meet the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Cabinet Ministers and MLAs, along with various government officials to get an inside perspective of government and the legislative process.  You will also participate in a Mock Parliament in the Chamber of the Legislative Building.

Students will tour the following:

  • Legislative Building
  • Government House
  • University of Regina
  • First Nations University of Canada
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Regina Campus
  • RCMP Depot Division

Is there a cost to attend?

No.  All expenses to participate in the program are covered by the province through the Provincial Capital Commission.  Transportation from either La Ronge or Prince Albert, depending on applications, is also included.

Accommodations

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

What students have said about the program

97% of the students said they would recommend the program to other students.

  • "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 rememer touring the RCMP Training Academy and meeting the Lieutenant Governor."

How to apply 

Students must complete an application form and prepare a written essay, explaining in 250 words or less how they have demonstrated leadership abilities to foster a healthy lifestyle in their school or community and why they are interested in participating in the Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program.

Submission must be sent to Donna Cuddington at the Provincial Capital Commission, either by email to donna.cuddington@gov.sk.ca or fax to 306-565-2742 by March 30, 2018.

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