Enrichment & Summer Programs 2022 - University of Toronto

Updated: May 20




Daniels Design Discovery (Online) – Summer 2022 (ages 15-18+ years old)

The Daniels Design Discovery (Online) provides a comprehensive introduction to the discipline of architecture, giving you the opportunity to experience different ways of seeing, thinking, and making through the lens of design. The program will develop your skills in a broad range of design tools and techniques, providing a strong foundation to explore your creative potential.


Daniels Design Discovery (In-Person) – Summer 2022 (ages 15-18+ years old)

For anyone interested in a future career in design, the Daniels Design Discovery is a great opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs. Our programs allow participants to build up a collection of drawings and models that will complement an admissions portfolio. Students are able to use the design facilities at the Daniels Building at 1 Spadina Crescent.


Nikibii Dawadinna Giigwag – Flooded Valley Healing (ages 15 – 25) Financial assistance/Scholarship: Free to register. This is a paid learning experience. Pay rate is $15/hr (up to $3300 for the summer)

Nikibii Dawadinna GiigwagAnishinaabemowin for Flooded Valley Healing – is an Indigenous Youth Program that weaves together cultural teachings with landscape architecture design and environmental conservation field work. Through collaborations with a broad range of partner organizations, they engage in various methods of research, design, and realization of projects, including community tree planting, medicine gardens, green roofs, urban agriculture, campus landscapes, and ravine conservation areas.


DEEP Summer Academy

The Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP) is designed for highly motivated high school students with an aptitude for science and math. DEEP provides students from around the world with the opportunity for advanced study in a variety of engineering, technology, business and science disciplines.


UC Summer Drama for International Students (Ages 15 – 20)

UC Summer Drama for International Students introduces participants to training that is offered in a post secondary theatre program.

There are two streams of the program. The first stream focuses on intensive acting workshops. Students will develop their voice and body movement, work on classical and modern scenes, and create dramatic monologues from personal writing, and even learn about acting for the camera. The second stream focuses on intensive sound design workshops that explore capturing, recording, editing and incorporating digital sound and media into performance. Students can choose to participate in one of the two streams.

Students in both streams will also participate in “Embodied English” classes, a unique ESL program developed at the University of Toronto that uses theatrical techniques to improve intonation, vocabulary and articulation.


International Programs Online Learning

(Ages 15 – 17)

The Global Citizenship Challenge is a one-week intensive experience in team-building and problem-solving for motivated students ready to take on real-world problems. Guided by program instructors, participants will study essential principles of teamwork and design thinking and apply their knowledge to create their own solutions to an unsolved problem affecting our global community.

The Perspectives on Global Business course is an intensive experience for students wanting to explore the nature of modern business from risk management and fundraising to marketing and creating a brand-new business. Students will complete a capstone project where they pitch their own business ideas using a well-formulated plan.

In the Perspectives on Global Health course, students will explore and analyze the complex factors that highlight key global health challenges and also have the opportunity to explore their own role in finding solutions to these challenges as engaged global citizens.


Pre-University Programs

(Ages 15 – 18)

The Pre-University Programs are designed to prepare students and help develop the skills and critical thinking required at the university level. These innovative and forward-thinking programs provide the opportunity for students to immerse themselves at the University of Toronto and gain valuable skills and experiences needed for university.

The Global Citizenship Program is a 3-week program where students will explore different elements of global citizenship and discover their place in an interconnected world. Through a variety of teaching methods, lectures, and hands-on workshops, students will develop leadership and communication skills that build a global perspective.

The Advanced Academic Program provides an opportunity for students to challenge themselves in an academic university setting during the summer months. The course will culminate with an independent research paper and academic presentation. Students have mandatory morning and afternoon courses and will participate in cultural activities in the evening and weekend excursions.


Math Enrichment Summer Camps & Courses

High School summer courses are designed for students who are confident in math concepts at their grade level and are looking for greater challenges and new ways to stimulate their interest in math. These courses teaches mathematics from an interactive approach while showcasing the applications of mathematics to various other fields.


Summer High School Pre-University Virtual Program In the Summer High School Pre-University Program, students will receive an introduction to university life. This two-week leadership program includes one-on-one and small group pre-university coaching and includes language and communication training. Leadership training, career planning, coaching, and academic study skills will be delivered by the university’s expert instructional team. Participants in the program will be assigned an undergraduate student mentor.

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