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Capital Campaign

LEARNING TODAY, LEADING TOMORROW

Great communities have great gathering places; places where people come together and community spirit grows!  The Calgary Stampede Youth Campus is such a gathering place, celebrating western heritage, culture, public education and the Arts.

Calgary Arts Academy’s Education Centre is a key component of the Youth Campus.  Calgary Arts Academy will provide world-class inclusive Arts Immersion education in a multi-aged, multi-disciplinary democratic learning environment.  Calgary Arts Academy’s Education Centre, along with other shared Youth Campus facilities, will provide students with exceptional learning experiences.

We invite you to join our team!  Building this inclusive Education Centre at Stampede Park is fresh, transformational and will sustain Calgary Arts Academy’s reputation of changing the face of education.  With your help, a tradition of educational excellence will build community leaders by fostering lifelong learning and sprite citizenship.

EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE

  • Our students exceed provincial standards
  • Our graduates achieve 99.9% stay-in-school ratio
  • We are the chosen education partner at the Youth Campus at Stampede Park.

INNOVATIVE ARTS IMMERSION

  • We deliver the Alberta curriculum through Arts Immersion: a catalyst for creativity, discovery and excellence
  • Our education facilitators include both teachers and artists

UNIQUE CULTURE

  • Students come first
  • Students are engaged and collaborative
  • Students belong

CALGARY ARTS ACADEMY & STAMPEDE YOUTH CAMPUS

  • Youth Campus celebrates western heritage, culture, public education and the Arts
  • Sharing of resources, learning spaces and people delivers fiscal responsibility
  • 100% donation participation by CAA Leadership Team, CAA Society Board and CAA Foundation

CALGARY ARTS ACADEMY EDUCATION CENTRE

  • We are modernizing the Weston Bakery building, a 1920s historic building at Stampede Park

Partnering with CAA will add significant value to members of society and the broader community

  • Change the way public education is delivered and help build our youth for the future
  • Spotlight the importance of the Arts in our society and in education
  • Establish an exciting central hub of interaction and learning in the heart of our great city
  • Promote community involvement and engagement in learning at the local, provincial, national and international level
  • Foster students to be inspired leaders of tomorrow
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility by collaborating with community partners utilizing shared spaces
  • Create a vibrant new use for a historic building

WHY SUPPORT PUBLIC EDUCATION?

  • Educated citizens are the cornerstones of democracy
  • Public education will ensure a bright future for Alberta
  • Public education is inclusive
  • Public education embraces the Canadian mosaic

The Government of Alberta requires our support.  Present day realities require the commitment of government and citizens alike.

Calgary Arts Academy Foundation has been charged by the Government of Alberta to raise one million dollars towards capital costs for the modernization of the historic Weston Bakery building.

Calgary Arts Academy’s Education Centre is designed to deliver 2030 education today!

Support Calgary Arts Academy as we:

  • provide a world-class Arts Immersion education model for the local, provincial, national and international communities
  • support the Arts as core to the human experience
  • create a new educational delivery model, shared facilities, resources and personnel
  • promote collaboration and meaningful partnerships
  • empower youth and community

Make a difference!

For additional information, please contact foundation@calgaryartsacademy.com.

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