Day 1 of Bootcamp
Enjoy an opening ceremony with greetings from Huron’s President, Dr. Barry Craig, a civic leader, and the CEO of Save the Children India, Havovi Wadia.
You’ll then begin to learn all about Design Thinking Methodology & Innovation, and receive your Challenge assignment
Day 2 of Bootcamp
You’ll start brainstorming solutions to challenges with your peers all while receiving feedback from Save the Children India
Interactive Lecture with Huron Professor, Dr. Steve Bland, Chair of Huron’s Philosophy Department
Dr. Steve Bland
Experience an interactive sample lecture that will give you a glimpse into what you would experience in a Huron classroom. See for yourself how innovative, creative-thinking is valued in a Liberal Arts education and get a head-start on knowing what post-secondary learning challenges you to think and explore.
Dr. Bland studies issues in the theory of knowledge, including: the limits of knowledge; common obstacles to knowledge; and the status of scientific knowledge. He makes a concerted effort to apply what he learns in his research to his teaching on these topics.
Day 3 of Bootcamp
Turn your ideas into reality as you learn about the art of prototyping and begin to work on creative solutions to your assigned challenge Looking for some inspiration and guidance? We’re bringing a very special guest to share their real life experiences with you! Enjoy a talk and interactive Q+A session with Vivek Prabhu, a graduate of the Huron Class of 2013.
Vivek is a former advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada and is now Vice President, Public Affairs at the international public relations organization, Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Hear from Vivek on how to use your new camp skills and Huron education to prepare your for the careers and global challenges of the future, and how these skills prepared him for all the dynamic experiences he’s had in his career so far.
Day 4 of Bootcamp
On this final day, you will prepare for your pitches! Using all the skills, guidance, creative thinking and inspiration from your first few camp days, you’ll pitch your challenge solution to Mrs. Havovi Wadia, CEO of Save the Children India.
Wondering how to use your new-found skills and experiences to prepare you for university? We’re bringing current university students to share their tips and advice for how to prepare for life after high school. Who better to hear it from than current students who are involved in undergraduate research, student government, and have experienced the benefits of Huron’s student services, such as the offerings from our Career Development office – guaranteed paid internships, valuable volunteering opportunities, and career preparation workshops.