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Youth Pathways Programs

From interactive simulations to hands-on training, our programs provide unique opportunities for youth to explore potential career paths.

The Youth Pathways Programs, are series of engaging and educational programs designed to introduce students to the exciting world of emergency health services. Whether curious about the daily life of a paramedic or ready to dive deeper into emergency response, our structured experiences are tailored to different grade levels, offering valuable skills and insights at each stage. 

Grade 9: Day in the Life of a Paramedic 

Experience a day in the life of a paramedic, exploring their responsibilities, essential skills, and daily challenges. 

  • Interactive simulations 
  • Basic first aid training 
  • Q&A sessions with paramedics 
This school-sponsored event offers students a firsthand look into the world of emergency medical services. 


Grade 10: Paramedic Youth Camp 

Immerse yourself deeper into the field of paramedicine with our engaging youth camp.  

  • Hands-on CPR training and AED certification 
  • Stop the Bleed tourniquet training 
  • Naloxone training 
This 2-day/1-overnight school-sponsored camp fosters teamwork, leadership, and critical thinking. Students leave with practical skills to enhance their resumes. 


Grade 11 and 12: High School EMR Course 

Elevate your knowledge with our comprehensive Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course, a post-secondary JIBC course taught by your high school faculty. 

  • Basics of anatomy and physiology 
  • Emergency response protocols 
  • Practical skills training 
Prepare for EMR certification, paving the way for entry-level roles in emergency medical services and healthcare. 


Youth Observer Program (Ages 17-18) 

Join our Youth Observer Program and step into the action alongside experienced paramedics. 

Feel the adrenaline when the pager tones sound, and gain hands-on experience with: 

  • Scheduled ride-along shifts in ambulances 
  • Mentorship from seasoned professionals 
  • Gain valuable insights, leadership skills, and networking opportunities. Determine if this career path is right for you. 

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