TORONTO—Skills Ontario has officially opened registration for its July virtual workshops so students can explore skilled trades and tech-related workshops, demonstrations, virtual tours and presentations that pique their interest.
Sessions will run from July 5 to 30 and there is no fee to participate. Another session is set to run in August, with sign-up opening June 21. The virtual workshops are being held in place of summer camps.
Virtual workshops are open to all ages however are typically suited to Grades 7, 8 and 9. Each event’s individual registration page provides details regarding difficulty level and required skills and some sessions include a free hands-on kit that will be shipped to registered participants.
Skills Ontario began offering their programs online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The summer camp program is funded by the Government of Ontario and Magna, and Promation is a contributing sponsor of the virtual workshop program.
“As an organization dedicated to inspiring Ontarians to explore skilled careers, we look forward to hosting sessions for youth across Ontario,” said Ian Howcroft, CEO of Skills Ontario, in a statement. “The skilled trades and technologies offer a vast variety of career paths, and we aim to showcase that through our fun and diverse array of workshops. We’re thrilled to continue to deliver programs that empower and inspire Ontarians.”
For more information visit skillsontario.com/camp.