|Bold Eagle is an Aboriginal youth development program conducted by the Department of National Defence and its partner Aboriginal organizations. It has been conducted within Land Force Western Area (LFWA) since summer 1990, expanding from its origins in Saskatchewan to include participation by Aboriginal peoples throughout western Canada and North-western Ontario.
Bold Eagle's Goals are to contribute to the development of Aboriginal youth by fostering:
Self-confidence, Self-discipline, Teamwork and Physical Fitness.
Training consists of two parts: an Aboriginal culture camp followed by a Canadian Forces Army Reserve Basic Military Qualification course, otherwise known as basic training. The training is completed over six weeks during July and August.
Applications for Bold Eagle, with the completed documents must be received by April 30th each year.
For more information and to apply go to the website at: www.army.forces.gc.ca/boldeagle
or call 1-800-856-8488 or contact the LFWA Bold Eagle Coordinator at (403) 410-2320 ext. 3555 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org