Summer School classes you’ll actually want to take? Huh? What? IT’S TRUE! Blyth Academy offers an awesome array of summer classes, in conjunction with some of the coolest cultural institutions in T.O. Partnerships with the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Toronto International Film Festival and Outward Bound at the Evergreen Brickworks mean you can satisfy your academic requirements in a seriously cool way. Approximately one third of class time is spent at each of the partner institutions, and the rest either at Blyth’s Yorkville or Lawrence classroom space. Register now!
Take Grade 11 Anthro or Grade 12 Classical Civ at the ROM
Not only will this program score you a credit, it will also get you access to the museum’s public galleries and vaults. You’ll get hands-on access to treasures from exhibits like the Mayan Collection, and Dinosaurs Eggs and Babies.
Gr. 11 Introduction to Anthropology, Sociology and Psychology (HSP3M)
Gr. 12 Classical Civilizations (LVV4U)
For summer students, ROM courses are $1295 + $95 registration fee.
Take Grade 11 and 12 Photography or Visual Arts at the AGO
Get access to public galleries and interactive studio spaces, and work with the gallery’s curatorial and educational staff. Time spent at the AGO will involve tours of the gallery, and interactive work at the Learning Centre.
Gr. 11 Visual Arts (AVI3M)
Gr. 11 Photography (AWQ3M)
Gr. 12 Visual Arts (AVI4M)
Gr. 12 Photography (AWQ4M)
For summer students AGO courses are $1295 + $95 registration fee.
Take Film Studies or Writer’s Craft at TIFF
You’ll have access to the Film Reference Library, the Apple Claymation Studios, private use of the viewing and production theatres, as well as exhibitions at the Lightbox.
Gr. 11 Film Studies (AWR3M)
Gr. 12 Film Studies (AWR4M)
Gr. 12 Writer’s Craft (EWC4U)
For summer students, TIFF courses are $1295 + $95 registration fee.
Take Bio or Enviro Sci at Outward Bound at Evergreen Brickworks
Study at the Brickworks, exploring the marshland and ravines, and using the climbing wall and ropes-course challenge tower. You’ll learn in the outdoor and indoor classrooms, and get real hand’s-on experience.
Gr. 11 Environmental Science (SVN3M)
Gr. 11 Biology (SBI3U)
Gr. 12 Biology (SBI4U)
For summer students OBC courses are $1295 + $95 registration fee.