Kawartha World Issues Centre

Site: Peterborough

Service: TRACKS Youth Program

Record #: PET0025
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Educational program which provides hands-on experiences for youth interested in the intersections of Indigenous and western sciences.
  • Hosted by Trent University within the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program (IESS), and operates in partnership with the Kawartha World Issues Centre and First People's House of Learning.
  • Consists of two distinct but connected programs: Outreach & Education and Oshkwazin Indigenous Youth Leadership Program.
    • Outreach & Education Program for ages 6-12 (school workshops, camp programs, etc.)
    • Oshkwazin Program for Indigenous youth ages 13-17 (school & community workshops, events, etc.)
    • Camp experiences at Trent University and in First Nations communities during the summer months
  • All programming is hands-on, experiential and combines both Indigenous knowledge and scientific principles.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Alderville First Nation ; Curve Lake First Nation ; Hiawatha First Nation ; Peterborough (County of) ; Scugog First Nation
Eligibility 6-17 years
  • Workshop and Camp registration available on website.
  • Sign up for e-mail list to be notified when programs available.
  • Languages English
    Fees Program - camp fees ; Workshop and camp fees are set to be accessible, however partial or full fee assistance available for self-identified low-income families

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Peterborough
    Address & Map
    Trent University, Indigenous Environmental Science and Studies Program, 1600 West Bank Dr
    Peterborough, ON
    Canada K9L 0G2
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    Intersection West Bank Dr and Nassau Mills Rd
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-748-1011, ext 6381
    E-Mail info@tracksprogram.ca
    Website www.tracksprogram.ca
    Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tracksyouthprogram
    Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tracksprogram
    Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracksCamp
    Primary Contact Sam Rockbrune, Interim Executive Director; Email: director@tracksprogram.ca
    Mailing Address Trent University, Indigenous Environmental Science and Studies Program, 1600 West Bank Dr 
    Peterborough, ON 
    Canada K9L 0G2

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