Visit www.windermereleadership.org for more detailed information about the program.
Outdoor education is a core component of the leadership program. Camp equipment is supplied to all students. An annual outdoor education fee of $35 is applied in September for equipment repair and replacement. In addition to this application document, please upload and attach the following: 1) a copy of your Grade 6 final report Card, including Teacher Comment Section2) a copy of your Grade 7 current report card IF it is available. If it is NOT available, that is okay as long as your complete Grade 6 final report has been included. This can be emailed later.3) ONE original work that acts a personal statement of how you fit our program values of social justice, environmental stewardship, and community engagement. This can be in the form of
Additionally, you may also upload a reference letter from a community member that explains how you are a good fit for our program values.
File submission is at the end of this application form. Please have your attachments ready to upload.
THERE IS NO SAVING of this application, so it must be completed all in one seating. Here are the long answer questions you will be asked on the last page. (We recommend copying the questions onto a separate document, and then copying your answers into this form when you're ready to submit).
1) Tell us what you are interested and involved in, in your school and community. (250 words max)
2) Tell us more about one of the activities you listed above by explaining what your goals were, the role you played, and what you learned in the process. (250 words max)
3) Tell us about your involvement with sustainability and/or social justice issues. If you don’t have any, then tell us what sustainability and/or social causes you would be interested in being involved with. (250 words max)
4) Tell us about an experience, in school or out, that taught you something about yourself and/or the world around you (250 words max)
If you have any questions about this form or the application process, please email the program coordinator Petra Rempel (email@example.com) We also recommmend that you add this address to your safe senders list and that your parent/guardian does the same. Please note: email is our primary method of communicating with applicants.
Do you have your answers ready for the long answer questions and your digital files ready for upload? If the answer is no, please stop now. Please continue when your answer is yes.
Have you registered with the VSB's central mini-school application database? If the answer is no, please ensure you have done this between November 7 and the application due date of December 15, 2022. You can do that through the secondary programs page ( https://govsb.ca/secondary-programs) or DIRECTLY here (https://dsapreg.vsb.bc.ca/) when you complete this application.