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At SPL we know that science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) are important for you in terms of education, and your future careers. These are the areas of the workforce that are going to require workers. We have gathered a number of resources which are available through our Library with the hopes of inspiring and engaging you in these subjects. Being a critical and creative thinker can be a tremendous asset. Skills in these areas can help you stand out.  Try new things, give us suggestions, let's explore what the power of STEAM holds! 

For The Girls

According to Statistics Canada, young women represent only 39% of University STEM degrees. The statistics for young women becoming graduates of STEAM related programs is higher than it has ever been and you can continue to grow and advance these important fields of study. 

CanTeen Activities, Career Info and More

Engineer Girl 

Engineer Your Life

Women in STEM: iSeek Careers

Girls in STEM

Female STEAM Leaders

Women in STEM: Whitehouse

Girls, Inc. Operation SMART


STEM Everywhere: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the Real World Video Series

STEAM Ted Talk

Shift Happens

The Futures Channel: Micro-documentaries from a STEM video library

What do you want to do?

Girl Scouts and STEAM

Career Girls

Summer Camps


A variety of STEAM based summer camp opportunities exist in Ontario. Going away to camp will help you develop new new skills, independence and meet new friends. Camps vary in prices and locations - search the sites below to see which opportunity best suits you!  

University of Ontario STEAM Camps for Kids and Teens

SHAD Month Long Summer Program for High School Students

Engineering Camps Across Ontario

STEM Camps

@Queen's University

Technology Camps

After High School

College Programs

There are hundreds of colleges in Ontario alone, all offering a diverse range of co-cop, certificate, apprenticeship, graduate, diploma and degree programs. Read about what each type of program entails, and then click through to see the programs that Ontario colleges offer! 

Ontario College of Trades

Information about Ontario Colleges

University Programs

The 2016 University Report is an article that comes out every year in the Globe and Mail. If you are unsure of which University you would like to attend, this report gives you a detailed look at 60 Universities from across Canada and could be just what you are looking for. 

List of Ontario University Science Programs

List of Ontario University Technology Programs

List of Ontario University Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences) Programs

List of Ontario University Fine and Applied Arts Programs

List of Ontario University Engineering Programs

List of Ontario University Mathematics Programs

Job Opportunities

Science and Engineering Opportunities for Students

York University STEAM Job Board: A list of STEAM related jobs that also includes internships and volunteer opportunities. 

Current Trends in the Labour Market