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Conestoga Summer School Dual Credits (8 days)


In conjunction with Conestoga College, Upper Grand DSB offers students the opportunity to take a Summer School Dual Credit course. The Dual Credit program allows students to earn one credit that will count towards both their Secondary School Transcript, as well as a College Transcript.

Course Dates: Tuesday – Friday (8 days); Tuesday, July 4th – Friday, July 14th, 2023. Classes are 6 hours per day – 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Conestoga College @ 299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener

Transportation is provided if required.

Summer 2023 Conestoga College Dual Credits
Topics of study include day, night and special occasion make-up, shading, highlighting, contouring, colour analyis, facial features analysis, and product knowledge.
Cabinet Making
Students will explore basic cabinet design and construction procedures in accordance with safety requirements and industry standards. Students will learn basic joinery and woodworking techniques while constructing a project. Note: students will require steel toes and safety glasses.
ASL (American Sign Language)
The course will be of interest to those who wish to develop sign language concepts and use basic American Sign Language skills. Students will learn abstract concepts dealing with the environment outside of the classroom. Students will also be introduced to the Deaf Culture where language, values, rules, and traditions will be explored.
This course will introduce students to still image manipulation techniques using Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn how to input their own captured images, or those from digital sources and manipulate the image for various digital or print outputs. Tools and commands covered will include colour correction, image fixes, multi-image compositing, layering, masking, adding text and effects.

NOTE: Students cannot be registered in more than one summer school program in the same session (i.e. students cannot register for a summer school dual credit courseĀ and an onsite summer school course).

Registration is open! Upper Grand DSB students please register using the Summer Dual Credit Google Registration Form.

Spaces are limited. Registration does not guarantee a spot in the class. Students will be notified by the end of June regarding their seat in the course.

Questions? Contact Claire McCusker, Dual Credit Teacher – Conestoga Programs at [email protected].