Gibimishkaadimin Application Form

Application Form

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Gibimishkaadimin Online Application Form

Gibimishkaadimin 2020 will be a journey of building relationships for Indigenous youth from across Canada and for non-Indigenous from Shining Waters (Region 10). Youth must be 14 to 18 years old on August 21, 2020.  Youth will arrive in Toronto on August 21, travel by bus to Temagami, canoe, spend time on Bear Island, land of the Temagami First Nation, and then return home on August 29, 2020.

  • The trip includes paddling canoes for 4 to 5 hours a day, portaging canoes and supplies, cooking out of doors and sleeping in tents.
  • Gibimishkaadimin has a no smoking, no vaping, no alcohol and no street drugs policy.
  • When they return home, youth will be expected to do a project of reconciliation within their community.
  • There will be a Reunion of all youth in the spring of 2021 in Toronto.
  • If chosen, the cost of travel and all other expenses will be paid for by the Project.

 

Applications are due on March 31, 2020

After that date, we will continue to accept applications for a waiting list. Please fill out the online application form together as Youth applicant and Parent(s)/Guardian(s). A copy of the completed online application form will be emailed to the youth and to the parent(s)/guardian(s) for your records.

Or, download a PDF application form to print and mail/fax to us.   

  • Youth Information

  • Parent/Guardian Information

  • Health Information

  • Please bring medication in original bottles, with the label showing your name.
  • Youth Consent

    Note: We can only accept applications where the Youth agrees to all of the policies below.
  • Parental/Guardian Consent for Gibimishkaadimin

    Note: We can only accept applications where the Parent/Guardian gives consent to all of the permissions below.
  • Comments and Questions

  • Complete the form by March 31.

    Please get back to us asap to allow time for us to correspond with you or your parent/guardian before the trip. When you click "Submit", a copy of the completed online application form will be sent to the youth and to the parent(s)/guardian(s) for your records.
  • Warning

    When you click "Submit", make sure you see the "Thank you" screen. Otherwise, please scan the form to find the Error Message(s). Complete the form, and click "Submit" again.

Please return the application form by March 31.

Gibimishkaadimin is a project within the United Church of Canada in partnership with Bloor Street United Church, Fairlawn United Church and Rosedale United Church.  It is funded from a bequest from Helen Ricker, grants from the Seeds of Hope, Toronto United Church Council, Toronto Conference, United Church of Canada congregations and individual donors.

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Pictures from previous Gibimishkaadimin canoe trips.