YoCo Projects

Our YoCo has participated in numerous workshops, special events and opportunities designed for self development, learning new skills sets and of course, fun! 

Not only are these great opportunities, but they are a great place to meet other youths and have a great time!

Past workshop, events and opportunities:

  • ReImagine Event at the Canadian Museum of History
  • OAG’s Youth Workshop (Silk Screening)
  • Canadian Children’s Museum Project presentation/meeting museum professionals at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Ottawa’s Escape room   
  • OAG’s Youth Workshop (Word Play)
  • OAG’s Youth Workshop (Mixer)
  • Career Development Workshop (hosted by uOttawa)
  • Grant Writing Webinar (hosted by BC Museums Association)
  • 11th Annual Canada’s History Forum at the Canadian War Museum
  • Resume Building Workshop (hosted by uOttawa)
  • Heritage Day at City Hall 
  • SJA Connect Program (Leadership Certificate I) 
  • Networking Workshop (hosted by uOttawa) 
  • Collections and conservation tour at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Community and Connection Symposium 

The Youth Council’s Road to ‘Love Thou Thy Land’

Check out YoCo's latest Time Capsule project!

Mural of Ottawa’s History – Coming Soon

YoCo Members are currently completing a mural illustrating the history of Ottawa.

YoCo is in the News!

The development of the Youth Council’s latest exhibit project featuring photographs of youth throughout the past 100 years has gained media attention in Metro News and apt613! Follow the links to read the articles. IMG_20160819_185946 copy

YoCo Receives Awesome Grant!

Congratulations to the BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council on receiving Awesome Ottawa’s Awesome Grant! This grant will help support the creation of a permanent photo exhibit in the BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Activity Area. The exhibit will feature photographs of youth throughout the past 100 years. bmyc_september2016_awesome_800px-3

To read more click here.

YoCo Featured in Nelson History Textbook

WOW! The BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council is being mentioned in the new Province of Ontario’s Grade 8 History textbook, published by Nelson Education! Nelson History 8 includes a full-page feature about the Youth Council’s mission, the projects they have accomplished and the sense of community that is built by joining the Youth Council. It is an honour for our Youth Council to be recognized in this textbook, which will be distributed across Ontario this school year. Congratulations YoCo!  

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