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What does a Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer do?

Hands-on STEM in Classrooms & Communities

Let's Talk Science Outreach is a national, community-based program connecting educators and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful STEM activities for children as young as three years old and youth up to Grade 12.

Locally, each Let’s Talk Science Outreach site offers unique hands-on workshops for community groups, libraries, summer camps, after-school programs and community festivals. To request an Outreach visit for your classroom or community event, contact the post-secondary site closest to you.

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Can any grade receive a visit from Let’s Talk Science Outreach?

We’re happy to offer exciting hands-on/minds-on activities for Early Years to Grade 12 students.

How much does a visit from Let’s Talk Science Outreach cost?

Thanks to our generous donors, visits from our volunteers are offered at no cost to you!

Does Let’s Talk Science Outreach visit rural or remote areas?

We believe all children across Canada should have access to exciting, hands-on STEM learning experiences. Bringing our volunteers to your school or community is offered at no cost to you.

Contact us or the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site closest to you for more information and availability.

Is Let’s Talk Science Outreach available in French?

We’re proud to offer Let’s Talk Science Outreach in both official languages! However, the availability of French outreach is location dependent, please contact your local site or contact us for more information.

 

Did you know?

Let's Talk Science Outreach is located at more than 50 post-secondary institutions from coast to coast to coast!

Meet Our Volunteers

  • Portia Kalun

    Portia Kalun Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at McMaster University

    Portia has volunteered with Let’s Talk Science for 5 years and enjoys seeing the excitement of kids when they participate in fun, hands-on activities!

    Read more about Portia Kalun
  • Emilie Leneveu

    Emilie Leneveu Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at Loyalist College

    Emilie has been a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science for three years and loves sparking curiosity in youth!

    Read more about Emilie Leneveu
  • Damitha Gunathilake

    Damitha Gunathilake Let’s Talk Science Online Volunteer

    Damitha writes and reviews science articles on Let’s Talk Science’s websites. She enjoys making complicated science topics easy to understand.

    Read more about Damitha Gunathilake
  • Rania Khelifi

    Rania Khelifi Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at Simon Fraser University

    Rania has delivered many Let’s Talk Science workshops and feels the best way to help promote the sciences to youth is through engaging programs that enable curiosity and discovery!

    Read more about Rania Khelifi
  • Olivia Louf

    Olivia Louf Let’s Talk Science Donor Industry-Based Volunteer with SAP Canada Inc.

    Olivia is a Delivery Manager with SAP Canada Inc. She translates career profiles and CurioCity articles for Let’s Talk Science!

    Read more about Olivia Louf
  • Waylon DeCoteau

    Waylon DeCoteau Let’s Talk Science Coordinator and Volunteer at First Nations University of Canada

    As a Coordinator and Volunteer, Waylon loves creating an opportunity for youth to participate and get lost in the awesome world of STEM!

    Read more about Waylon DeCoteau