When you partner with The Duke of Edinburgh's
International Award - Canada, you are taking the first steps to Make a
Difference in the lives of the young people. Across Canada on both a local and
national level organizations, schools and youth groups are incorporating The
Award into their programs to enhance and enrich the opportunities for young
Canadians. If you feel that The Award would be a good fit within your
organization, school or youth group please contact your local Divisional office.
Community partners support the delivery of the Award
Program in numerous ways.
Canada: The Scouts Canada Mission
is "To develop well rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world." Scouts Canada works to help youth fulfill their Duke of Edinburgh's Award goals.
Wildlife Federation: The Canadian Wildlife Federation is dedicated to
ensuring an appreciation of our natural world and a
lasting legacy of healthy wildlife and habitat by informing and educating
Canadians, advocating responsible human actions; and representing wildlife on
Corporations with a community investment program can
directly support The Award and help more than 50,400 Canadian youth reach their
goals each year through our National
The TD Investing
in Youth initiative is enabling The Duke of Edinburgh's International
Award Program to deliver on our mandate of ensuring that young people,
especially those in Canada's at-risk communities, have the opportunity to
participate in The Award.
National Engagement Programs
The Award is
proud of our 50,407 currently youth engaged in the program from across Canada who have a lot of energy and are
working to create a great future. Through our National Engagement Programs we
partner with community-minded corporations to give young Canadians real-world learning
opportunities and experiences that can propel them further toward their goals
in education and career success.
information about The Award National Engagement Programs listed below, contact Mary Kosta-Cadas: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Engagement Programs
The Award Program is non-competitive,
allowing for every youth to feel great about achieving their self-guided
goals in the areas they are most interested. In our Recognizing Excellence activities, youth are invited to showcase
their achievements and share their stories to encourage other young
Social Mission Venture
Many of our Award Achievers have an interest
to create their own business and a growing number have a mind for
businesses that create a positive change in our world.
This initiative starts with a national call out for the next great business
idea from our young leaders. The online engagement and encouragement
builds interest in their ideas with valuable networking.
Added Program Value
can engage their employees in a variety of ways to help our Award
participants reach their goals in Community Service and Skills.
Through The Award’s Added Program Value our youth gain more insight into
careers and identify ways to create a successful career path in their
field of interest.
In addition to the regional events that are
hosted by our Divisions across Canada, our organization presents high
profile events that are centered on special initiatives.