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Youth Program
General Overview
(This program continues to evolve so changes may be made up to the conference time)
The committee developing this program has worked hard to provide a fully rounded program which will encompass learning and fun! 
 
ACCOMMODATIONS – Memorial University Campus, MacPherson Residence
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
Activity
1600 – 1800
Youth registrants arrive for registration – Holiday Inn – Transported to Accommodation site
1830
Supper
1930
Event #1 – St. John’s Haunted Hike – The oldest running ghost tour of the City of Legends, in North American’s oldest city.  Perched on the sides of the hills surrounding St. John’s harbor and often wreathed in the misty fog that drifts in off the North Atlantic, St. John’s is steeped in history..and the paranormal…Dark alleys and laneways wind through the heart of the historic downtown areas and in the shadows lurk the shades of yesteryear.  www.hauntedhike.com  
2100
Free time to settle in at accommodation
 
Friday, May 25, 2018                
Time
Activity
0800
Breakfast
0900
Official Opening – Main Conference
1000
Depart for Event #2 – Marine Institute – Tour of the Centre for Marine Simulation – Operating under Marine Institute’s School of Maritime Studies, the Centre for Marine Simulation combines its unique North Atlantic location, world-class simulation technology and industry driven expertise to solve the toughest simulation problems for its clients. 
1200
Lunch – Guest Speaker – Wali Shah (view Speakers section of website)
1400
Depart for Event #3 – The Rooms – Provincial Archives, Museum and Art Gallery Interactive Tour – A modern center consisting of the NL provincial archives, a gallery of local, national and international art and a museum dedicated to natural and cultural history.  The guided tour will provide participants with an impression of the impact the First World War had on both the overseas and at home through stories, photos and mementos of the people who lived it.  Participants will gain a sense of The First World War as a significant event that shaped the history of this province.  We will think about how we choose to promote peace and identify symbols of peace.  The tour will also include an opportunity to explore, identify and practice with objects contained in an interactive cart.  In doing so, participants will appreciate how objects can teach us about history and the important of world peace.    www.therooms.ca
1700
Supper
1900
Event  #4 – Memorial University Creative Problem Solving – Design and Leadership – Youth delegates will convene in groups to learn the design process through experience, building a prototype solution to a social change issue in bricolage.  Our visiting presenters (e.g. members of the award-winning Paradigm Hyperloop Team and Enactus) will participate in the design exercise as a human library.  www.enactusmemorial.com and www.paradignhyperloop.com
2130
Free time at residence
 
 
Saturday, May 26, 2018           
Time
Activity
0730
Breakfast
0900
Depart for Event #5 – Quidi Vidi Lake Rowing with the St. John’s Rowing Club at the Royal St. John’s Regatta Museum – The St. John’s Rowing Club has been offering slide-seat rowing to St. John’s and the surrounding areas for over 25 years.  Situated on Quidi Vidi Lake, the SJRC is immersed in the rich rowing history of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Under the Rowing Canada “Come and Try” program, first time participants are invited to try rowing in a supervised and safe setting.  During the 200th anniversary of the Royal St. John’s Rowing Regatta, delegates will experience the rich history of this event at the museum with its beautiful view and large patio deck.  www.stjohnsregatta.org/museum
1100
Lunch
1230
Arrive at main conference for speaker – Kevin Tuerff – Channel of Peace
1400
Participate in concurrent session at main conference
1345
Event #6 – Youth Exchange/Interactors Sharing Sessions – Time set aside for youth exchange students and Interact Club delegates to meet separately in facilitated sessions to discuss issues of mutual interest and share best practices.
1640
Return to residence to change
1800
Governor’s Reception
1830
Governor’s Dinner (Dinner Theatre)
2130
Free Time at Residence
 
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time
Activity
0900
Gather belongings and depart residence
1000
Closing Brunch – Youth Project Presentation
1200
Youth depart for home
 
 
   
  Major Credit Cards Accepted