Summer School – Special Programming

Youth Urban Farming Program

SoilsA unique summer school opportunity that will have students help run an urban farm-to-market operation while learning about growing and marketing local produce!

This program will be run out of Westwood Public School, the public garden on Westwood Road, and Castlebury Park. The program will be a mix of indoor and outdoor activities – classroom learning combined with the actual practice of growing and harvesting vegetables and marketing to local consumers.

Suited to students who:

  •   appreciate hands-on learning opportunities
  •   enjoy the outdoors, gardening and/or farming
  •   are interested in the concepts of sustainability, 100 km diet and eating locally
  •   are interested in small business and marketing and green industries
  •   are required to earn a business credit for SHSM certification


Questions? For further info, email [email protected] or call 519-826-9930.

Upper Grand DSB students can register via myBlueprint. Students attending secondary school in other boards can register via this Out of Board Registration Form.