Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will be available by the end of February 2024
Campus Calgary/Open Minds is an award-winning program that provides authentic learning experiences to transform teaching and learning by increasing engagement through community, funder, and educational partnerships. Creating personalized and flexible learning programs for each student, Campus Calgary/Open Minds provides a dynamic learning experience by connecting students in the community for five days and connecting them to experts who are passionate about experiential learning.
Your application for Campus Calgary / Open Minds for the 2024-2025 school year contains two parts – a completed Google Application form and a completed Application Supporting Document. (The Application Supporting Document will be attached within the Google application form for CBE and CCSD teachers and emailed for independent school teachers.) Applications will be available by the end of February 2024.
In the Application Supporting Document you will share the following:
- What is your Big Idea or Question or Provocation and how do you see this influencing your year’s work?
- What do you hope and/or wantstudents to come to understand as part of this Campus Calgary / Open Minds experience?
- Campus Calgary / Open Minds is just as much for teachers as it is for students. With that in mind, what do you want to come to understand as part of this CC/OM experience?
Why this site? How do you anticipate this site supporting your big question/idea/provocation and your students’ yearlong learning?
- Tell us about your students and school community.
*How you layout/organize this information is up to you, but please ensure that you’ve answered all 5 questions required within your Application Supporting Document. This file may be a .pdf, .docx/.doc, google doc, google slideshow, or other typical multimedia files. (please do not use Pages).
For more information about Campus Calgary / Open Minds, join us for
one of our upcoming Information Sessions as stated below.
Cost of Program
We are grateful for the support of community and funder partners who put this program within reach of all Calgary teachers and students.
Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District schools pay $1250 and all other Calgary schools pay $1500 (bussing included).
This is a heavily subsidized program with actual costs being about $5000 - $8000 per week.
New to applying?
For teachers new to Campus Calgary / Open Minds, further questions will be answered at upcoming information sessions. Please see the dates below.
Campus Calgary / Open Minds “What’s the Big Idea?” Workshop will be at Teachers’ Convention – Friday February 16, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.. Please see the Teachers' Convention website for more information and to register.
Campus Calgary / Open Minds Application Workshop – April 10, 2024 at the Calgary Municipal Building. Please RSVP
here to attend.
The application deadline for the 2024-2025 school year is Wednesday May 8, 2024.