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Innovative Learning Centre

Indigenous UWinnipeg


Kids at summer campThe University of Winnipeg’s Innovative Learning Centre is focused on closing the graduation gap that currently exists for Aboriginal youth. Our programs are grounded in a philosophy that supports elementary and secondary students so that children and youth stay in school and see themselves as graduates and as university students. Programs include Science-Kids on Campus and the UW Adventure Kids Summer Camp.

  • UW Adventure Kids Summer Camp works with more than 30 inner-city schools to provide a fun and educational camp experience that addresses summer learning loss. The science-focused camp is free-of-charge and to date more than 6,000 children have attended the University's summer camps.
  • Science-Kids on Campus  involves inner-city and North End elementary school students who visit the University once a week over the course of 10 weeks to engage in science-focused activities with University faculty and students. The activities are chosen specifically to support the school curriculum with the goal of making science more fun and relevant.