Youth Leadership program - Mission Atmosphere

This program, offered in French and English, will take youth from 14 to 17 years old who are interested in atmospheric science on an extraordinary adventure.

Participants will:

  • take part in fun, amazing experiments, as well as exciting workshops where they will get to try out professional scientific tools and instruments and tackle stimulating challenges that will test the knowledge and skills they have gained;
  • get exclusive access behind the scenes at important meteorological centres, such as the Canadian Meteorological Centre and the Quebec Storm Prediction Centre;
  • connect with experts in lively talk show–style interviews and in encounters with many professionals (forecaster, meteorological technologist, public safety specialist, air quality outreach officer, and climate change scientist), who will share their passion for science and for their field.

Mission Atmosphere is organized in collaboration with the organism GUEPE.

Dates: August 7 to 11, 2017 (in French)
Dates: August 14 to 18, 2017 (in English)
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $100 per participant

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