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Overview

A variety of art camps to introduce youth to digital media design will be offrered remotely this summer through Red River College.  Camps are designed for a variety of platforms: iPad only (using the Procreate art app); Mac or PC operating systems and / or tradition (paper) mediums.  Students will have instruction and lab time included in each session.

All camps will be livestreamed with chat options for questions during the lesson.  Classes include lab hours where kids can work with the supervision of their teacher.  Some classes have handouts and extra work to be done during the student's own time.

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
SEMR-9067Certified Food Handler Training Program Level 1
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Students will take an examination focusing on commercial food service sanitation and safety issues. Upon successful completion they will receive a Food Handlers Certificate provided by the City of Winnipeg Environmental Health Services.

WRKS-9023After School Leaders
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(No description available at this time)

WRKS-9151Youth Culinary Workshop
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(No description available at this time)

WRKS-9187Camp Canon - Beyond the Basics - 8 to 12
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In this camp, you will continue to build on your photography skills and explore your imagination as you continue to learn new concepts and skills. You will attend five one-hour sessions with an instructor and continue to participate in a 1-2 hour weekly photo assignment! Get ready to expand your photography knowledge by competing in weekly photo challenges and growing your artistry skills!

 
This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats per section are available.

Ages: 8-12.

Camp sections are also available for kids ages 13-16.

Recommended: Completion of Camp Canon - Photo Foundations or basic photography experience. 

Topics Include: 
  • Refresh of photo foundations including shutter speed, aperture and ISO
  • White balance
  • Measuring light
  • Incident vs Reflective Light Metering 
  • Framing and composition
  • Natural vs artificial light
  • Mood/atmosphere
  • Conceptual photography
  • Documentary photography
  • Photo sequence
  • Continuous Light vs Flash
  • Weekly photo challenges
  • Plus more
Materials Needed: 
  • Digital camera (e.g. DSLR or Mirrorless) from any brand
  • Microsoft Teams App (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection

WRKS-9188Camp Canon - Photo Foundations - 8 to 12
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Grab your digital camera and explore your creativity! In this course, you will learn the foundational photo-taking techniques by attending five one-hour sessions with an instructor and participating in a one-to-two-hour photo assignment! Get ready to bring your photography skills to the next level by competing in weekly photo challenges and stepping into the exciting world of photography!


This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats per section are available. 

Ages: 8-12.

Camp sections are also available for kids ages 13-16.

Topics Include: 

  • Introduction to Auto-Mode
  • Shutter Speed
  • Long Exposures
  • Long Aperture
  • Photo-taking techniques and concepts, including freezing movement
  • Intro to nature and wildlife photography
  • Portraits (pets, loved ones, friends)
  • Weekly photo challenges

Materials Needed: 

  • Digital camera (e.g. DSLR or Mirrorless) from any brand
  • Meeting app: Zoom or Microsoft Teams App (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with the meeting app (recommended but not required)
  • Internet Connection

WRKS-9191Camp Canon - Beyond the Basics -13 to 16
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In this camp, you will continue to build on your photography skills and explore your imagination as you continue to learn new concepts and skills. You will attend five one-hour sessions with an instructor and continue to participate in a 1-2 hour weekly photo assignment! Get ready to expand your knowledge by competing in weekly photo challenges and growing your artistry skills!


This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats per section are available.

Ages 13-16.

Camp sections are also available for kids ages 8-12.

Recommended: Completion of Camp Canon - Photo Foundations or basic photography experience. 

Topics Include:

  • Refresh of photo foundations including shutter speed, aperture and ISO
  • White balance
  • Measuring light
  • Incident vs Reflective Light Metering
  • Framing and composition
  • Natural vs artificial light
  • Mood/atmosphere
  • Conceptual photography
  • Documentary photography
  • Photo sequence
  • Continuous Light vs Flash
  • Weekly photo challenges
  • Plus more
Materials Needed:

  • Digital camera (e.g. DSLR or Mirrorless) from any brand
  • Microsoft Teams App (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection

WRKS-9192Camp Canon - Photo Foundations - 13 to 16
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Grab your digital camera and explore your creativity! In this course, you will learn the foundational photo-taking techniques by attending five one-hour sessions with an instructor and participating in a one-to-two-hour photo assignment! Get ready to bring your photography skills to the next level by competing in weekly photo challenges and stepping into the exciting world of photography!


This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats are available.

Ages: 13-16

Camp sections are also available for kids ages 8-12.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Auto-Mode
  • Shutter Speed
  • Long Exposures
  • Long Aperture
  • Photo-taking techniques and concepts, including freezing  movement
  • Intro to nature and wildlife photography
  • Portraits (pets, loved ones, friends)
  • Weekly photo challenges

Materials Needed: 

  • Digital camera (e.g. DSLR or Mirrorless) from any brand
  • Meeting app: Zoom or Microsoft Teams App (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with the meeting app (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs.  To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:
  1. Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam
  2. A high speed internet connection
  • Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
  • Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues.  Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
  • Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/ for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.
Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Awards and Scholarships

A complete list of awards, bursaries, and scholarships can be found at catalogue.rrc.ca/AvailableAwards

Entrance Awards

UFCW Local 832 Annual Scholarship Award
Specific Application
Scholarships are available for those who are UFCW members employed by companies that contribute to the Education and Training Trust Fund. Students enrolling in both full-time and part-time studies are eligible. Application deadline is June 1. For further information, contact the UFCW Training Centre.

General Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary application is available from Louis Riel Bursary Application and must be submitted to the Louis Riel Institute (contact information is included on page 1 of the form); 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

Richard (Asher) Webb Social Justice Activist Memorial Award

This is an $1000 award given annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional effort and/or the ability to lead, organize and engage students or members of the community in embodying the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice.

The successful recipient will be a community activist, advocate or leader who has worked for systemic changes at various levels and with various social identities in mind. Their advocacy may involve (but is not limited to): human rights, LGBTT* issues, anti-racism, anti-poverty, public health, non-violence, community-building and student engagement, or encouraging others on issues of social justice that impact the lives of students and the broader community.

Applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee, based on the following criteria:
• Making a significant contribution to equity, inclusion and social justice through community engagement, either in specific positions of responsibility or while involved in organizing activities. (Requirements: Student statement and at least one reference letter)
• Engaging and inspiring other students or members of the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students or the general community.
• Financial need may also be considered. Applicants may choose to complete the financial section of the application, and/or include information.
All full-time and part-time Red River College students are welcome to apply. The general application form must be accompanied by a student statement and required letter(s) of reference in order to be considered. The deadline for applications is March 1st.  Completed application forms should be submitted by email to financialaid@rrc.ca .

RRC Polytech Students' Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory.  One $1,000 award shall be presented to a Red River College Polytechnic student, who is a current Student Association Board member, exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and/or community. Applicants must submit a one-page statement describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  The application deadline is February 15th.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application form and have additional required documents ready to upload. 

Indigenous Student Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary application is available from Louis Riel Bursary Application and must be submitted to the Louis Riel Institute (contact information is included on page 1 of the form); 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

Continuing Education

Gervin Alexander Dobbin Memorial Award
A $1000 award has been established to honour the memory of former Red River College Evening Program Supervisor, Gervin Alexander Dobbin. The award is available annually and is presented during the fall term to a part-time evening/Saturday program student who is a single parent with a financial need and who is currently registered in a Continuing Education program at RRC Polytech.  Application deadline is October 1st.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application. 
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