There are many opportunities available at JGD for students to be involved in school life beyond the classroom. Activities sponsored by Leadership/ Student Council (STUCO) include assemblies, charity drives, special events, intramurals and tournaments. Clubs vary from year to year, based on student interest, but include such opportunities as Yearbook, Green Chiefs Environmental Club, and the Speech and Debate Teams.

Athletic teams may vary from year to year depending on the availability of coaching expertise and student interest. However, typical teams include Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Wrestling, Basketball, Badminton, Swimming, Field Hockey, Soccer, Rugby and Track & Field.

The RBC Youth Empowerment Program Homework Club

What: Free Tutoring in all subjects provided by university-educated tutors
Who: Immigrants, Refugees, Second Generation Canadians, International Students
When: Monday thru Thursday from 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm | Friday from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm

The RBC Youth Empowerment Program focuses on personal growth and academic support in all core subjects. The program seeks to help students become independent learners, improve grades, build social skills, develop confidence, and promotes the importance of post-secondary education. The program encourages students to believe in themselves and their future goals and gives them an opportunity to meet friends and build a sense of belonging in a safe and inclusive environment.

Program Highlights

  • FREE Academic Tutoring - Community Engagement - Win Scholarships $$$
  • Guest Speakers and Workshops - Campus Tours - Field Trips
  • Post-Secondary Application Support - Learn about Canadian Culture - Develop
  • Leadership Skills. Volunteering - Career Exploration - Build Friendships –
  • Snacks - Social Events

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