food, work with youth and elders experience life in Northern Man

  • Gain an intimate perspective on everyday life in the north as we shop from the town’s only grocery store, live under a boil water advisory and experience the unrivalled hospitality of northern communities.
  • Get your hands dirty in the greenhouse and learn about food security and growing food in the north with the Indigenous youth leaders of Grow North.
  • Develop your facilitation skills by planning and assisting with Community Engagement Training for northern community coordinators.
  • Learn about country foods that have sustained Cree and Dene peoples in the north, try moose and caribou meat and discover the beauty of the boreal forest region.

April 29 - June 2 (5 weeks)
1-week training in Winnipeg
4-week northern placement

$1,000 (bursary available)
4-6 students

Deadline: March 31

Get ready for Leaf Rapids: Northern Food Security with eight weeks of Community Engagement Training. Get to know your program team, learn about the Leaf Rapids and Cree peoples, and develop your skills in community engagement and project planning and assessment.

Training dates will be determined based on the program team’s academic schedule.