Oak Bay will be hosting the Canadian Universities Event on September 25th from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. All Oak Bay students will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from 48 universities during this time. Grade 12's are invited to the gym during block “F” and grade 11 during block “G”. All students are welcome to attend during Focus Block or if they have spare.
Students will be registered for dual credit courses next year once they pay the online registration fee at Camosun. See instructions below. All students will need to print out the registration confirmation page and give it or email it to Mrs. Giesbrecht before the end of Friday May 25th. After Friday if you have not paid then we will allow students on the waitlist in the class. The list of students who are in the class at this point is in the announcements and posted outside the Career Centre. DON'T DELAY!
FSWEP is an opportunity for students to take part working in a trade over the summer. Students will earn approximately $11.50 per hour from July 3rd to August 31. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht for an applicaition and a description of the trade duties. Applications are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht on April 25th.
The trades offered are:
-Various Metal Trades (Metal Fabrication, Sheet Metal & Welding)
-Various Hull Trades (Shipwright/Joiner, Painter, Lagger, Electroplater & Rigger)
-Electrician (Marine & Weapons)
Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be admitted to the Fleet Maintenance Facility – CAPE BRETON – FSWEP Program.
The University of Toronto's Youth Summer Program (YSP) offers high school students a glimpse into the life of a university student studying law or medicine. In partnership with the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Medicine, two of Canada's foremost faculties, the Youth Summer Program provides access to the University's distiinguished academic and research professionals who lead hands-on academic programming. To learn more go to www.ysp.utoronto.ca
All Oak Bay students are welcome to attend the SD61 Career Fair on April 19th from 9:00am to 2:30pm at Archie Browning Curling Arena, 1151 Esquimalt Rd. Students will take a bus leaving from Oak Bay at 11:15 and returning to the school by 12:45. There will be approximately 80 exhibitors attending and more committing to the event each day. To sign up, see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.
Comox Valley Search and Rescue and the Tribune Bay Outdoor
Education Centre are pleased host the 2018 Search and
Rescue Academy. This all-inclusive residential academy offers
an ideal learning environment which includes an oceanfront
setting on Hornby Island and the VI Mountain Centre.
Graduates receive a BC Ground Search and Rescue Technician
and St Johns Ambulance First Aid certification. The program is
open to high school students ages 16 and up.
Registration includes all accommodation, food, transportation,
activities and professional instructors.
SD61 and Vic PD are hosting a one day session April 10th for 16 district students to experience policing. See Mrs. Giesbrecht for an application if you are interested.
Check out the link here for more information. Applications are due in to Mrs. Giesbrecht by March 16th.oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/trades.html