March 2017 – Apply for Indigenous Youth Empowering Students trip to Nicaragua
Indigenous Youth Empowering Students (IYES) is looking for proud First Nations, Metis or Inuit young people ages 18-30 to take part in a life-changing experience. Through the IYES program, groups of youth will travel to Nicaragua to help build a school and experience a new culture. Program participants will also learn about and share their own Indigenous culture with the kids and community members in an empowering way. This is a unique leadership, learning, and cross-cultural opportunity!
The trip runs from August 3-12th, 2017. For more information about the program and how to apply, visit schoolbox.ca/iyes. Apply by March 31st to be eligible for a flight scholarship.
IYES volunteers and Nicaraguan students participate in an Indigenous round dance: