The state of youth research has been dismal in recent years, with a lack of opportunities for students to get involved in higher level scientific inquiry, or an absence of tangible outcomes for these students. In the rare cases that students are afforded the chances to get involved, they struggle to develop the skills or experience for future success, while losing interest in research and scientific inquiry. As such, the primary aim of Youreka is to elevate the level of scientific engagement in the Calgary youth community, by actively bringing enthusiastic students, powerful research and knowledgeable mentors together.



This mission is made possible through the generous contributions of The Calgary Youth Foundation and Youth Central.