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Ready to apply to attend PSYL 2018? We're excited to meet you this summer!

Follow the steps outlined below to complete the Application Process. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 
  1. Create an account with our Registration System - you can do so in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Complete the Participant Registration Form
  3. Complete the forms requiring signatures. There are four forms that must be completed before submitting your application - the Indemnity and Consent Form, the Photo/Video Release Form, the Medical Authorization Form, and the Medical Information Form. These forms will require the electronic signatures of a parent/guardian. Please note: these forms must be completed for your application to be processed. 
  4. Complete the Essay Questions.
  5. Upload a Photo of yourself. These photos will be used to make a participant board for the cafeteria to help learn each other's names!
  6. Complete the payment information, and submit your payment for the program. Please note: if payment is not received by May 31, 2018, you will lose your spot in the program. 
  7. Submit your application. 
  8. You will receive a response via email within two weeks from the time we receive the signed forms and payment confirming your acceptance into the program. 
  9. After you have been accepted into the program, you will be sent one additional form to complete: a Travel Information Form. Please complete this form promptly - we cannot have you in the program without having this form completed.  
  10. After receiving your Travel Information, we will send you an email to let you know it has been processed. Then, we will direct you to our website where you can find the Participant Information Package. Please review the package to learn more about the program, and what you'll need to bring.
  11. Get excited for PSYL 2018!
Applications are processed on a rolling basis.There is no deadline for application, however the program does tend to become full by mid-Spring. Apply early to avoid disappointment.
PSYL is a challenging experience which requires a full commitment from all who attend. Participants should be:
  • Responsible, with the ability to profit from new learning experiences
  • Open in outlook and interested in community, national and international affairs
  • Grade 10-12 and/or Age 15-18 (including those entering Grade 10 in Sept 2018 and those graduating from Grade 12 in June 2018)
  • Prepared to share their experiences with others
*Accredited Program Details: PSYL has been approved by the Ontario and BC Ministries of Education to offer students with High School credits. In order to receive the credit for participating in PSYL, students must enroll in the accredited version of the program, must meet the eligibility requirements (see below), and will complete some additional written work in addition to participating in the regular program activities.
Students from Ontario can receive an Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University Preparation (IDC4U) single credit. The prerequisite for this course is any other university/college preparation course. Check with your School Principal or Academic Counsellor to make sure you qualify to receive this credit.
Students from British Columbia can receive 4 credits at the Grade 12 level through the External Credentials Program. Check with your School Principal or Academic Counsellor to make sure you qualify to receive this credit.