Extended Learning

Workshops, clubs, activities. All things I've done to gain skills in my interest areas but not for volunteer, work, or school.

VEX Robotics

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VEX is an international robotics competition modelled after competitive sports. Think wrestling for programmers. Every year, a new game is dropped to teams around the world who then work to build robots to play the game against each other.

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Gearing up Engineering Camp - UBC


Gearing Up was an opportunity for me to explore UBC, Vancouver, and engineering to see if it would be a good fit for me.

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Imagination Corporation - Sculpture Magic with Dan Swatsky


I had the opportunity to take a one week professsional level sculpture workshop at Sawatsky's Imagination Corporation

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Teen Entrepreneur Networking Club


Every Monday and Friday for the four years before COVID I participated in TEN Club. We got to meet entrepreneurs from our community, work on our own entrepreneurial projects, and engage with unique learning experiences throughout the community. 

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It would be a shame if I didn’t include at least something about the four years I spent in the hybrid-homeschool STEAM program called ENTER. It is, after all, a huge part of who I am and how I got here.

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Toastmasters Speechcraft


I am incredibly grateful for my time completing Speechcraft with Gaynor Bereza. This program is a gentle, encouraging skill building program that helped me have the confidence to speak out about things that matter to me.

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Harry Potter Studios Costume Workshop


On a backpacking trip with my mom in grade 8, I was lucky enough to attend a costume workshop with designers from the Harry Potter movies

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