Focus on Youth Program Information

The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is please to be a part of the Focus on Youth summer program for children and youth, pending confirmation of Ministry funding.

Focus on Youth is a partnership between the Ontario Ministry of Education, school boards and local not-for-profit community agencies. The objective of Focus on Youth is to provide high quality summer program opportunities for children and youth by offering free use of school space for organized not-for-profit community-based programs and by providing learning, leadership and employment opportunities for our secondary school students.

Highlights of the Focus on Youth Program

  • Assist not-for-profit, insured groups to deliver summer programs to keep young people safe and active.
  • Provide school space, free of charge, to not-for-profit community groups who successfully complete the application process.
  • Offer employment opportunities to Catholic secondary school students in grades 11 or 12 at date of application.
  • Focus on Youth programming is scheduled to run from July 9 to August 17, 2018.

General inquiries about the Focus on Youth Summer Initiative can be forwarded to focusonyouth@wecdsb.on.ca

Not-For-Profit Community Organization Application Process

The community organization application process is now closed. Thank you to all community organizations who submitted applications to participate in the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board's 2018 Focus on Youth Initiative. Successful organizations will be notified no later than April 9, 2018.

Student Employment Process

The 2018 student application process is now closed