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CYL Leadership Grant

CYL Leadership Grant

Quadro’s CYL Leadership Grant is in support of the Ontario Co-operative Young Leaders Program, developed by the Canadian Co-operative Association.  The program offers a unique summer camp experience for youth ages 13 to 18. This series of week-long camps brings together young people from across Ontario to learn about and practice the International Co-operative Principles communication, and leadership, through games, team building and community projects. Each year, Quadro Communications, as a member of the Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA), provides worthy recipients a sponsorship to attend the leadership program.

Quadro’s commitment to the CYL Program:

Each year Quadro will commit to sending three (3) youth (age 13 – 18) to this program annually, paying the Sponsor Fees for the individuals as follows:

  • First time applicant  –  100% of sponsor fees.
  • Second time applicant – 85% of sponsor fees.
  • Third time applicant – 75% of sponsor fees.

Applications are to be received by 4:30 pm on March 31st for review. The successful candidates will be informed of their success, after the Quadro Board of Directors Meeting in April.

How to apply:

  • Visit the OCA website page for details on the CYL program here:
  • Prepare a letter, addressed to the Quadro Board of Directors, about why you’d like to attend the CYL Leadership Program.
  • Ensure your letter is received in Quadro’s Kirkton office by the deadline (March 31).
    • Mail to: 1845 Road 164, Box 101, Kirkton, Ontario N0K 1N0
    • Email to: and include CYL Leadership Program Application in your subject line.
    • Drop off at any one of our  Quadro retail locations in Kirkton, Mitchell or St. Marys.
  • Successful applicants will be advised of their success after the Quadro Board of Directors meeting in April.


  • The applicant must reside in the same house as a Quadro member.
  • The applicant must be between the ages of 13 – 18 and complete their letter, submitted by the due date to be eligible.

To learn more about the program, click here.  Below you will find the Sessions, Dates and Fees for this year.

Visionaries (Ages 17 – 18) July 8th – 14th, 2023 $1,150 + HST per participant
Trailblazers Sessions (Ages 15 – 16) July 15th – 21st, 2023 $1,150 + HST per participant
Explorer Sessions (Ages 13 – 14) July 23rd – 30th, 2023 $1,150 + HST per participant