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Summer School:  Cardinal Carter offers Indigenous History and Dance in its Fine Arts and Humanities summer credit programs





Summer school students at the Toronto Catholic District School Board will have a unique opportunity this summer to study our shared Canadian history of Indigenous Peoples.  Included in the credit course will be a field trip to a residential school on the Six Nations Reserve.  “Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context: A  Canadian history culminating in the Truth and Reconciliation Process (NDW4M)” will run from Tuesday, July 5th to Friday July 29th.
In addition, a dance credit course is being offered for students in grades 9 to 12 who have an interest in dance and want to explore their artistic side.
Two other new courses added to the summer school program are Canadian and International Politics (CPW4U) and Film as Literature (ETS4U), which has an emphasis on screenplay writing.
The new courses are part of the successful, one-of-a-kind summer school credit classes in the Fine Arts and Humanities at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. No audition is required for this opportunity which is unique to Ontario schools and is open to students from graduated grades 8’s to grade 12 students. Registration continues to June 30th on-line at for non-TCDSB students and TCDSB students can see their local Guidance Counsellor. Please note students will be accepted until July 7th if space is available.

Courses available in the Fine Arts and Humanities:

Fine Arts Credit Courses:

Visual Arts, Film and Video, Drama (musical theatre component ), Communications Technology, Digital Photography, Vocal Music,  film as Literature  ( Screenplay ), Dance.


Humanities Courses:

History, Law, Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology, Genocide and Crimes against humanity, Families in Canada, English, Writer’s Craft, Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a global context and Canadian and International Politics.
To view all TCDSB summer courses, click here New credit courses run all day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and upgrading courses run from 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. July 4th to 29th.

You can download the Cardinal Carter Summer School poster.