TRACKS Youth Program

Celebrating 10 Years of culturally-relevant programming!

What is TRACKS?

TRACKS (TRent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science) is an educational program based on Michi Saagiig Anishnaabeg territory. We are hosted by Trent University within the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program (IESS), and operates in partnership with founding partner organization Kawartha World Issues Centre and the First Peoples House of Learning. TRACKS consists of two distinct and connected programs: Outreach & Education and Oshkwazin Indigenous Youth Leadership.


TRACKS Outreach & Education runs a wide variety of educational programs throughout the calendar year for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth.

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O&E Online Workshops

TRACKS Outreach & Education is now offering Online Workshops. Teachers, community educators, parents and anyone else teaching kids during these times can request a workshop to be delivered live for your group!

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TRACKS Oshkwazin provides workshops, events and leadership develpment opportunities for Indigenous youth

Featured for Oshkwazin Indigenous Leadership

Online Leadership Workshops

TRACKS Oshkwazin is now offering Online Workshops focused on building leadership in highschool aged Indigenous youth.

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Blog & Media

  •  27/04/2021 10:07 AM

Given our responsibility as a youth program during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for increased social distancing, TRACKS is taking a pause from active programming for a bit. As things continue to progress, we will post updates to this page!

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  •  06/04/2021 12:44 PM

Check out our annual report for a look at 2020 in review, as well as a special feature on our 10 year anniversary!

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  •  01/04/2021 02:32 PM

As part of Astronomy Month at TRACKS in March 2021, we hosted a webinar series and posted a week of at-home activities relating to the Sky World. Find the recordings of these webinars, as well as the at-home activities, on our website whenever you need them!

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  •  31/03/2021 02:36 PM

During the winter months of 2021, TRACKS created a virtual storytelling series that highlights Indigenous and Western Sciences! We posted a new video of one of our staff members reading a storybook each week.

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TRACKS Supporters

Trent University (IESS)

TRACKS is hosted by Trent University within the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program (IESS).

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Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)

TRACKS is supported by the Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC). KWIC is a charitable Global Education and Resource Centre which promotes dialogue and understanding of world issues to enable people to engage in positive social and environmental change.

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First Peoples House of Learning (FPHL)

TRACKS operates in partnership with the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent University.

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​TRACKS is a proud member of Actua. Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming.

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