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    University of Waterloo: Catalyst Summer Leadership Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Camps & Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: Canada
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July, August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Leadership, Engineering, Career Exploration
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The Catalyst Summer Leadership Program offers a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the traditional leadership program, focusing on the STEM fields. High school students develop leadership skills within a community and problem-based context.

    The opportunity to build, test, research, present and collaborate on projects rooted in engineering design, business and entrepreneurship and research.  Visit labs and research space on campus, attend talks and workshops from Graduate students and Faculty.  The Summer program provides the opportunity for participants to gain experience practicing design thinking and problem solving while learning how to build ideas into a business and use their technical skills!

    The Catalyst Summer Program is only open to current high school students (entering grade 10 or higher) and each applicant must submit an application in order to complete registration. Each sessions will be restricted to approximately eighteen students.