Kawartha World Issues Centre

Site: Peterborough

Service: TRACKS Youth Program

Record #: PET0025
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 29 Sep 2021


Description (Service) TRACKS (TRent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science) is an 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 hours 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 Open to all youth 
6 year(s) - 17 year(s);
  • Workshop request available on website.
  • Camp registrations also 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
Environmental Sciences Centre, Room B101, East Bank
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9L 0G2
View Google Map
Intersection West Bank Dr and Nassau Mills Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-748-1011 ext 6381 ; 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 Beth McClelland, TRACKS Co-Director, Partnership & Resource Development; Email: development@tracksprogram.ca
Mailing Address Trent University, Indigenous Environmental Science and Studies Program, 1600 West Bank Dr 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9L 0G2

Agency Overview