Indigenous Summer Learning Program

More information about the 2023 Indigenous Learning Program will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

2022 Indigenous Summer Learning Program for OCDSB Students

Reach Ahead Credit Opportunity for Indigenous OCDSB Students

Registration: April 4 at 12:00 pm - June 28, 2022 by 4:00 pm
Program Duration:
Jul 6 - August 5, 2022
Class Times:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodroffe High School,
2410 Georgina Dr.

About this program:

This summer, the OCDSB Continuing Education department, in partnership with the OCDSB Indigenous Education team, will be offering a learning opportunity for Indigenous OCDSB students currently in Grade 8-12.

Students can earn one academic credit while learning from Indigenous teachers, Elders and Traditional Knowledge Holders. This 5-week learning program will be delivered in-person at Woodroffe High School.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in field trips and hands-on activities.

This opportunity is ideal for Grade 8 Indigenous students looking to earn a credit while transitioning to Grade 9. It is also open to all other secondary Indigenous students, including those entering Grade 10-12 in the fall, and those currently in Grade 12 who require an additional credit. Secondary students will have an opportunity to learn with and mentor younger students while earning a credit toward their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 

IMPORTANT: Students are required to attend the full summer school session (110 hours) to meet curriculum expectations outlined by the Ministry of Education. Vacations and holidays should not be taken for the duration of the course.

Course Codes:

SNC1D (Science, Grade 9, Academic)
Issues in Canadian Geography , Grade 9, Academic)
IDC3O/4O (
Interdisciplinary Studies, Grades 11/12, Open)
*Please note: Courses are subject to change or cancellation.


  • Indigenous Grade 8 students entering grade 9 in 2021-2022 or those entering grade 10-12 in the fall, and those currently in grade 12 who require an additional credit.
  • Must be currently registered in an OCDSB school

How to Register:

Please register by completing this Online Registration Form. You must be registered in an OCDSB school to participate in this program.

More Information:

  • For more information regarding the specifics of the Indigenous Summer Learning Program, please contact a member of the OCDSB Indigious Education team, OCDSB Indigenous Education team.
  • For more information regarding registration, please call the Continuing Education Department at 613-239-2620 or email [email protected].


Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.