Act Five 2020-2021 Schedule

Please note that the following dates represent key activities but do not include all program activities throughout the year (other course notes, events, day trips, second term “home tour”, etc).

First Term

Sept 7, 2020 (Labour Day) Move-In Day & Opening Welcome.
Sept 12-25, 2020 Coldwater Canada trip, including 9-day canoe trip through Temagami.
End of Sept → Beginning of Nov Community Life in Hamilton, Act Five Courses, Field Trips to farms, factories, water falls, First Nations Communities, and more.
Oct 8-12, 2020 Thanksgiving Break
End of Nov → Beginning of Dec Final Projects & Presentations, Volunteer placements, Road Trip through Ontario, and Winter Camping with Coldwater Canada.
Dec 12, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021 Christmas break

Second Term

Jan 3, 2021 Move back to Blake St.
Final prep for Cross Culture Service Trips.
(Tentative) Jan 7-Feb 3, 2021 Cross Culture Service Trips. Locations TBD.
Feb 4-8, 2021 Debrief and Placement Preparations
Feb 9-14, 2021 Family Day Break
Feb 15-Feb 21, 2021 Road Trip to Pittsburgh & Jubilee Conference
End of Feb → Beginning of Apr Field Placements, Act Five Courses, Community Life in Hamilton, Local Projects
Apr 2-4, 2021 Easter Weekend – Optional visits to home communities
Apr 5-11, 2021 Coldwater Canada Backpacking Trip.
Apr 17, 2021 Act Five Graduation, Celebration & Goodbye.
*Note: All students will move out of Blake St by April 19, 2021.
April 19-30, 2021 Act Five Home Tour – Reconnecting students to home communities, telling stories from the year.
*There is flexibility for timing at the end of March and through April. This will be solidified during the year.