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Community Workshops

Learn in your community

Benefit from all the inspiring activities in your community. Right here in the North.

In collaboration with local organisations, we occasionally offer workshops on a variety of topics of general interest such as photography of northern lights, gardening, social media, etc.  It is our way to demonstrate our commitment to the enrichment of our community.

For more information or for suggestions of new workshops, please contact us at info@college-nordique.com or at (867) 920-7017.

Medicinal Plants Discovery Workshop (adults)

Discover medicinal plants!

Learn more about the virtues of medicinal plants during a walk in the heart of Yellowknife. This workshop is offered in English.
Cost : 50$
Date : October 5, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Minimum English level required: Beginner
To sign up, please fill out the online registration form.

Workshop Description

This workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about medicinal plants and Dene culture. Hosted by Lila Fraser Erasmus of Bows and Arrows, this 4-hour workshop will allow you to pick plants and make your own healing salve. Bannock and tea will also be served during the workshop, which will take place both inside and outside.

Workshop Goals
– Knowing medicinal plants and their benefits
– Prepare a healing salve to take home
– Learn more about Dene culture

Governance Training Workshop (adults)

Familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of good governance!

Perform your duties on a board of directors with confidence, familiarizing yourself with the principles of good governance specific to non-profit organizations.
Cost : Free
Date : October 30, 2019, 5p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Minimum French level required: Intermediate/Advanced
To sign up, please send an email to info@college-nordique.com.

Workshop Description

This training is particularly aimed at people with little or no experience on boards of directors, employees of the association network and current members of boards of directors wishing to refresh their knowledge. The training will conclude with a question period to discuss specific issues.

Workshop Goals
– Learn the fundamental principles of good governance
– Become familiar with the functions of a board of directors

Mexican Cooking Workshop (adults)

Spice up your fall! 

Learn to make easy Mexican recipes and practice your Spanish! This workshop is offered in French.
Instructor: Lucero Hernandez

Cost : 45$
Date : November 8, 2019, from 6p.m. to 8p.m.
Minimum French level required: Beginner
To sign up, please fill out the online registration form.

Workshop Description

This workshop is offered to adults and will focus on the practice of the French language while discovering Mexican food. You will learn to make easy recipes that you can try at home to impress your friends and family!

Workshop Goals
– Discover basic Mexican food as well as eating habits
– Introduce easy and typical Mexican recipes
– Practice techniques and culinary tricks
– Taste dishes

¡Buen provecho!

Build your Own Piñata Workshop (adults and children 3yo and +)

Build your own piñata like in Mexico!

Discover a Mexican Holiday tradition with your family. Come build your own piñata to celebrate a southern tradition. Right here in the North! This workshop is offered in French.
Cost : 35 $ /25$ for students presently enrolled in a course, free for children (3yo and over)
Date : December 6, 2019, from 5:30p.m. to 6:30p.m. and December 7 from 10a.m. to 12p.m.
Minimum English level required: Beginner
To sign up, please fill out the online registration form.

Workshop Description

A family fun activity!

In this workshop, offered in French, you will learn how to make your own piñata while practicing your French and learning a few Spanish words. Whether you are alone or with your family, you will discover a Mexican Holiday tradition and build a piñata according to your inspiration.

Workshop Goals
– Discover holidays Mexican traditions
– Make your own piñata

Board Games Workshop (adults)

Have fun learning a new language!

With friends or family, play a variety of games, funny or serious, short or long and of all levels. Can you win the game? This workshop is offered in French, English and Spanish.
Cost: free
Date: February 7, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 9:30pm
Minimum French, English and Spanish level required: Beginner 
To sign up, please fill out the online registration form.

Workshop Description

Practice French, English and Spanish while having fun!

This workshop is for Board game enthusiasts (adults) of all skill levels. You will have the chance to practice French, English and Spanish in a fun way, while honing your skills of bluffing and logic! You can take home the rules and knowledge to impress your friends and family during the holidays! May the best win!

Workshop Goals
– Practice French, English or Spanish in a fun way