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Soaring: Indigenous
Youth Empowerment Gathering

March 5, 2020 | The Westin | Ottawa, ON

Registration is now open!

At Soaring, high school students learn about career and post-secondary education options by participating in career workshops. They’ll also learn more about financial support and meet Canada’s top employers.

The 2019 Edition of Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering was attended by over 800 Indigenous students and their chaperones and included 55 workshops and 45 tradeshow booths that showcased the various post-secondary and career opportunities that are available for students. Soaring saw many talented and notable speakers and Indigenous performers, who conveyed inspirational and motivational messages.

Check out highlights from last year’s Soaring

2019 Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering held in Calgary, Alberta

Campus/Experience Day

March 6, 2020 | Approx. 9:30am – 1:30pm

Students will have the opportunity to visit an institution/organization which will hold a campus/experience day that will include a tour, workshops and complimentary lunch.

Featuring: University of Ottawa, NAV Canada, Bank of Canada Museum, and Canada Science and Technology Museum.

2020 Indspire Awards

March 6, 2020 | National Arts Centre, Ottawa | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Students will have the opportunity to join over 2,000 guests at the filming of the 2020 Indspire Awards, which will be broadcast on tv in June 2020.

Shell School Grant Program

Apply for support for your school through the Shell Canada School Grant Program!

Schools located in Shell Canada communities are eligible to apply for grants up to $5,000 to offset travel costs for students and chaperones to attend this year’s Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering.

Thank you to our generous supporters!