September 17, 2014



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Shad Valley is a four week summer enrichment program. Students spend a month living in residence at one of our host university campuses across Canada. The program is offered to students currently completing grade 10, 11 or 12, Quebec secondaire IV, V or CEGEP I, or the international equivalent.

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With workshops and lectures that focus on the sciences, engineering, technology and entrepreneurship, the program provides an academically stimulating, mind expanding adventure for top well-rounded students. Students will also enjoy team-building exercises, recreational activities and the opportunity to explore local attractions.

Forover 30 years, Shad Valley has provided over 13,000 students with some of the most challenge, fun and inspiration they've ever experienced, a network of friends and connections for life, and a competitive advantage in planning their future.

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Hibernia Investment Grows Enrichment Programming at Memorial University
Memorial University will help cultivate the next generation of innovators...

Five SHAD Alumni are 2014 Canadian Schulich Leaders
Selected from over 1,100 nominees across Canada...

SHAD Program Director, Dr. Leonard Lye, honoured for outstanding volunteer service
SHAD is pleased to celebrate the esteemed Dr. Leonard Lye...

Find old friends and make new connections with your SHAD Alumni Directory
SHAD has partnered with Harris Connect to develop an alumni directory.

...Meeting people from across Canada who were similar in drive, but unique in talents opened my eyes to the diversity and strength of Canada.
~ Brendan Yorke (Shad Alumnus)