Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does this program cost money?

A: Nope! It’s 100% free

Q: What are the requirements?

A: Our program supports youth ages 15-18. Participants should also have an electronic, internet-enabled device to access courses, zoom, etc. Course-specific requirements do exist, so make sure to check on their individual pages for more information!

Q: When are applications open?

A: Applications open on July 15th, 2020

Q: When do applications close?

Applications will close in early August

Q: How do I apply?

You can apply through Eventbrite here

Q: Are there any in-person activities?

A: To ensure safety, no in-person activities are offered by our program. 

Q: Do I need to live in Canada to attend?

A: Participants can live anywhere!

What programs are available?

A: We offer three Courses

  • Journalism as Social Change

  • Design in Action

  • Placemaking Through Art. 

Journalism as Social Change is mandatory. Participants may then choose between Design in Action and Placemaking Through Art.

Q: what will a day in this program look like?

A: Instructors will post lessons, readings, and activities for their streams on Canvas. During the program, there will be seven live sessions for team building, leadership training, and communication with instructors.

The Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society acknowledges that we live, work, and learn on the unceded and traditional territories of the Musqueam,  Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh Coast Salish Peoples.