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Clubs at Appleby allow students to dig deeper into an area of passion or to discover a new interest, all while developing leadership skills and an appreciation of community involvement. Participation in the club program is an expectation for all students and there is an exceptional choice of experience and interests from which to choose. The club programme at Appleby influences the culture of the school as students share and celebrate their interests and achievements."

Taryn Reder
Director, Student Leadership (Interim)
Teacher, English

Club Programs

For more detailed information on specific Clubs, please click here to visit the Course Calendar.

The Clubs Experience

Arts & Design

  • Students use club time to be introduced to or hone their skills in a practical application of Arts or Design

  • Activities allow students to explore and develop skills-based knowledge

  • Enriching the learning experience is a core component of these clubs

Beyond the Classroom

  • Explore academic topics at an advanced level that goes beyond that of the classroom curriculum

  • Activities are designed to enhance the learning experience by: student-led and student-driven topics and activities, field trips, guest speakers and clinicians, and more

Community Advocacy

  • Provide the opportunity to learn about issues and organizations, plan effective actions and ultimately reflect on their experiences and impacts

  • Partnered with a wide variety of community agencies and organizations including: Oakville Community Foundation, United Way of Hamilton & Halton, Kerr Street Mission, Oakwood PS, White Oaks SS (Futures Program), Community Living Oakville, War Child and Right to Play

  • Plan and run a wide variety of fundraisers, school-wide activities and awareness raising events

Well Being

  • Provide students an opportunity to engage in lifestyle activities that promote overall mental and physical well being

  • Opportunities exist to attend workshops, engage with guest speakers, experience tournaments and plan activities for the larger school community

  • Many of these groups partner with other student groups, teams and the residence life community to provide support and plan activities to ensure that well being is imbedded into all program areas of the school

Global Citizenship

  • In this area of interest, students use club time to explore and learn about the world around them

  • Events affiliated with these clubs: Model United Nations (MUN) trips, Round Square conferences, international lunches and dinners such as Diwali, Lunar New Year and Eid al-Fitr


  • Develop leadership skills through the creation of programming or advocacy for their council areas

  • Events affiliated with these clubs: Leadership workshops, leadership conferences, lunch time activities, awareness weeks, and Community Weekends

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