MCYU IN THE CITY WORKSHOPS

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MCYU in the City was founded in 2014 in order to take the MCYU brand of educational experiences out to communities. These 1 hour workshops are developed based on questions and interests from youth ages 7-14 and challenge them to work in teams to creatively develop solutions to issues that they may face in their everyday lives. The workshops are facilitated by highly trained McMaster Students who work interactively with youth following our education credo:

Question-Discover-CreateTM.

Our student facilitators guide the youth to Question the world around them, Discover their own potential, and work together to Create solutions. This inquiry based learning method empowers youth by demonstrating that they are an important part of the discovery process that happens all around them, every day.

MCYU in the City has formed valuable partnerships with Hamilton Wentworth District School Board, Hamilton Public Library, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, the YMCA Beyond the Bell Program, The North Hamilton Community Centre and Pathways to Education, The Cathy Weaver after school program as well as the Hamilton Home School Network. Our workshops can be carried out in community centers, libraries and schools.

Are you a COMMUNITY MEMBER who would like to attend one of our workshops? See our Calendar to stay up to date with where we are in the city.

Are you a COMMUNITY AGENCY who would like to book a workshop at your facility? Contact us at mcyu@mcmaster.ca to inquire about booking a workshop at your facility.

Are you a McMASTER STUDENT wondering how you can become a MCYU in the City Workshop Facilitator?

Curiosity Crawl workshop where and kids arecreating a clay model to look like a human hand.
Kids doing an activity in the hall.
3 MCYU in the City facilitators.
2 kids team up for a fun activity.

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

< 2020 >
January
  • 11

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    January 11, 2020
    Burlington Public Library - Central
    2331 New Street, Burlington, ON L7R 1J4

    Workshop - LIVING MY BEST LIFE

    Workshop Description:

    LIVING MY BEST LIFE – How can you take better care of yourself? Why is it so important? Join us for fun interactive activities to discover ways to have a healthy body AND Mind!

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!
     

  • 18

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    January 18, 2020
    Hamilton Public Library - Central Library
    55 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4

    MCYU in the City Workshops presents Rise of the Robots

    Workshop Description:

    RISE OF THE ROBOTS: Okay Google, how do robots think? Discover how Siri and Alexa work!

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!
     

  • 25

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    January 25, 2020
    McMaster Children's Hospital - Hamilton Health Sciences
    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    Lecture - DESSERTS Spelled Backwards is STRESSED

    Lecture Description:

    DESSERTS Backwards Spells STRESSED, but there’s not much sweet about it! – We all get stressed! Sometimes it’s good, but too much of it is not. Today we will talk about good stress versus bad stress, where it comes from, and how we can control it.

    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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