YOUTH DISCOVER THE TRADES PROGRAMS
Youth Discover the Trades Programs will get you talking about trades. The programs vary from one day events with local tradespeople (or even the BC Lions!) to regular classroom activities that incorporate trades thinking and skill building. You’ll learn about what a trade is and why trades are awesome!
*formerly named YES 2 IT
Youth Discover The Trades
SPARK YOUR INTEREST IN TRADES
Get hands-on experience in a trade at a Youth Discover the Trades event in your community. This exciting event connects you, your parents and your teachers with local tradespeople and their employers so you can see firsthand what a career in trades is really like.
- Talk to your teacher to learn more about upcoming Youth Discover the Trades events
- Help plan a Youth Discover the Trades event at your school
*formerly named Maker Day
Youth Discover The Maker Way
GET CREATIVE WITH HANDS-ON TRADES ACTIVITIES
Scratch your head. Roll up your sleeves. Show off your skills. With Youth Discover the Maker Way, you get to put away your books and work in small teams to build a creative solution to a design challenge. This program can be offered as a one-day event, a unit in your class or as a year-long learning program.
- Ask your career counsellor if there is a Youth Discover the Maker Way event in your community
- Learn more about Youth Discover the Trades at other schools