MCYU FACILITATOR TRAINING PROGRAM

MCYU in the City Workshop Facilitator Training Program for McMaster Students

MCMASTER STUDENTS:

Develop your ability to turn complex concepts into engaging and interesting educational material and enhance your communication skills through hands-on learning by becoming an MCYU in the City facilitator.

Learn INNOVATIVE teaching approaches! DESIGN and PRESENT engaging WORKSHOPS for YOUTH and their families based on your work here at McMaster!

Our TWO NEW COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, 3 UNIT COURSES offered in the fall and winter allow for the development of excellent leadership, project management, communication, community engagement and teaching skills.

MCYU in the City facilitators work in interdisciplinary teams of 4-6 students to develop an engaging, hands-on-workshop targeted to community youth aged 7-14 and their families. Facilitators have the opportunity to network, not only with faculty, but members of various community groups, schools and city officials.

If you are a McMaster Student and would like to learn more, read our course descriptions and see how to become an MCYU in the City Workshop Facilitator.

McMaster Children & Youth University

If you have any questions or are
interested in having MCYU at a place near you, feel free to contact us



Our mailing address is:
McMaster Children and Youth University
1280 Main Street West, HSC-3N11c-j
Hamilton, On L8S 4K1
Canada

Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73790
Email: mcyu@mcmaster.ca

CONTACT US



MCYU Event Calendar

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  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    November 2, 2019

    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    Lecture Description:

    THE SCIENCE OF STORYTELLING – Sometimes the stories of scientific discovery are stranger than fiction. Join us to hear some crazy science stories and explore why stories are a great way to learn about science and share YOUR discoveries with others. 

    Let’s Talk Science will conduct a hands-on activity immediately following our lecture, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!
     

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  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    November 23, 2019

    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    Lecture Description:

    ENTREPRENEURS: WHO ARE THEY? WHAT DO THEY DO? AND WHY SHOULD IT MATTER TO YOU? – There are lots of different types of entrepreneurs out there, including lots of kids! Discover what it takes to become an entrepreneur and how entrepreneurs have changed society and your everyday life! 

    Let’s Talk Science will conduct a hands-on activity immediately following our lecture, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!
     

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  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    November 30, 2019

    2331 New Street, Burlington, ON L7R 1J4

    2331 New Street, Burlington, ON L7R 1J4

    Workshop Description:

    BEAT THE BUG – We have a sick patient! How could she have prevented this? Be a physician for a day and help your patient get better and stay better. Beat the bug!

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!
     

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