Canada Youth Education Society
Canada Youth Education Society (CYES) is a non-profit organization that serves youths and families within the Chinese community. Our mission is to provide our students with the environment to develop not only their academic strengths, but also their social and mental well-being. We hold regular workshops, including volunteer training, anti-bullying, Know about Drugs, disaster preparedness, etc. We are also the supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Members and Partners
Founder and CEO
Marketing & Event Planning
Lahoo LEO Club
APASS Education Group
APASS Education Group
Thank you to all organizations who have supported us!
Registration Period: Jun. 24 – Oct. 1, 2019
Vancouver Semi-Finals: Nov. 3, 2019
Final Contest: Nov. 9, 2019 @ Royal Bank Cinema, Chan Center, UBC
The Canada International Youth Public Speaking Contest emphasizes youth leadership and communication skills, empowering young individuals to achieve greater confidence in future growth. Started as a platform for Chinese-Canadian youths to express themselves and be heard, our contest has motivated many students to develop skill sets in effective communication and leadership integrity. This year, we are expanding our contest to all regions of North America, including Toronto, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Open to youths aged 8-17 of all nationalities, the 2019 Canada International Youth Public Speaking Contest is here to help every contestant achieve their personal best.
Inviting youths to participate!
Submission Deadline: Oct. 7-12, 2019
#230-1818 W Broadway, Vancouver
#300-4940 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
Evaluation: Oct. 14 – Nov. 1, 2019
In addition to a winning poster, which will be submitted to the regional contest, the jury will also select 80-100 posters to participate in Lahoo Lions Club’s silent auction on Nov. 22 at the Vancouver Playhouse.
Our Mission: To Challenge Ourselves
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was established in 1956 by Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The aim of this program is to motivate youths in personal growth and leadership development. Youths aged between 14 and 25 are encouraged to participate in community service, adventurous journeys, skill development, and physical recreation. Through these activities, not only do they contribute to society, they also progress in leadership, physical strength, spirit, and willpower.
Youths who stand out in each section are awarded according to their age, receiving Bronze (age 14+), Silver (age 15+), and Gold (age 16+) medals.
As our society has recognized the importance of leadership, we should also acknowledge the importance of leadership development in our children’s education.
Therefore, in 2018, The Canada Youth Education Society launched the Youth Leadership Program. Designed for youths aged 12 – 18 to cultivate leadership skills in all aspects, the program focuses on the human and on strengthening skills that can be used in all facets of life. We aim to mark a milestone in youths’ journey towards success!
This program assigns a one-on-one partnership between older student volunteers who have been in Canada for a longer period of time (the Mentor) with a younger, newly arrived international student (the Buddy). The Mentor’s mission is to assist the Buddy in his/her life and studies, as well as participate in events held by schools and community organizations. The Mentor also has the responsibility to help the Buddy attend extra-curricular organizations in order to accustom the Buddy in this new environment.
Volunteering provides excellent chance to meet people and to engage in communities. Volunteers serve many very different roles in many organizations. Finding the right opportunity for you can take patience and time. CYES offers numerous volunteer opportunities for those passionate about community involvement.
The CYES regularly holds workshops, contributes to community events, and selects appropriate tasks for group volunteer activities.