The FORUM experience brings students to Ottawa for a one-week intensive academic adventure that immerses them in the exciting world of national politics and public affairs.

FORUM is a bilingual, nonpartisan and AMAZING program to develop leadership and to learn about parliamentary democracy, how government works and how YOUR STUDENTS can make a difference in shaping Canada’s future.

WHO: Up to 125 students (aged 15-19) from across Canada, at each session. Groups of 15 students are escorted and supervised throughout by adult Team Leaders. Since 1976, over 16,000 students have lived the FORUM experience.

WHERE: In Ottawa, Canada’s capital. Most seminars and simulations are held on Parliament Hill. [Accommodations are in a downtown hotel.]

WHEN: Students participate in one of four sessions, in February, March or April. Each session is 5-days long. Application forms are now available online for the Spring 2010 sessions at Space is limited. NOW is the Time to Apply!

Encourage your Students to Apply to FORUM Today!

FORUM is for Teachers Too!

Take part in the annual Forum Teacher’s Conference that is organized in conjunction with FORUM in April. Don’t miss this unique opportunity. For more details go to the FORUM website,