◊ Edge Mountaineers
Edge School is excited to offer Dance and Hockey Skill Academies for busy Grande Prairie student-athletes.
Edge School Skill Academy Grande Prairie is part of a strategic partnership with the Grande Prairie Public School District (GPPSD). Edge Skill Academies are available to students in Grades 4 to 12 enrolled at:
*Arrangements are in place for program integration and intra-day transportation for students attending these schools.
*Students interested in applying for the Edge Dance Program should contact Carrie Robins. Program auditions, held throughout the year, are required and part of the admission process. Please check our online calendar regularly for upcoming audition dates.
Come check us out! There will be an Open House for the dance program on Wednesday, March 13 from 7-9 at Alexander Forbes School!
The Edge curriculum is designed to help children develop self-confidence and leadership through:
Training times are scheduled during school hours and are an integral part of the school day. Generally, sport sessions are about 4 – 6 hours weekly with Leadership and Transferrable skills approximately 1 - 2 hours per week.
Edge student-athletes achieve a balanced life at Edge School Skill Academy Grande Prairie, and can pursue their personal best through a program that integrates academics, athletics and character building.
The Grande Prairie Skill Academy program fee is approximately $3,700. This fee covers all expected costs of the academy (coaching, dance instruction, guest faculty, classroom time, ice costs, intra-day transportation between the sports venues and the school). Additional costs would include any out-of-town academy-related trips, etc.
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Once you make the decision to attend Edge School Skill Academy Grande Prairie, the application process is as follows:
1 APPLICATION. Please complete this package in its entirety and submit to the school with appropriate deposits, fees and required documentation.
2 ASSESSMENTS – Academic and Athletic. As a part of the academic assessment process, prospective students are currently asked to write the Canadian Cognitive Abilities Test (CCAT). Once your completed application is received, we will contact you to book a time to write this test on one of the designated assessment dates. The athletic assessment is conducted with one of our sport directors and includes an evaluation of your athletic abilities.
3 PERSONAL INTERVIEW. Students meeting entrance requirements will be contacted to schedule a personal interview with a member of our Admissions team. Parent(s) and the prospective student are interviewed.
4 ACCEPTANCE. Parents are notified by phone and in writing of acceptance. Upon acceptance, the fee deposit becomes non-refundable and the remaining program fees are due in accordance with the fee schedule.
Edge School is privilege to have Brett Stephenson serve as the Program Director for Edge School Skill Academy North. Brett is passionate, enthusiastic, an exceptional leader and a highly regarded hock...
Trevor played Midget AAA hockey for the Knights of Columbus organization in Edmonton during the late 80's, with occasional call-up opportunities with the St. Albert Saints. After high school, Trevor a...
Tara Edwards has joined the Edge School Skill Academy Grande Prairie in September 2011 as the Administrative Assistant. She works closely with the Edge Director, Brett Stephenson, and provides support...
Cyndi Scott is the Artistic Director of Edge School for Athletes and for Edge School Skill Academy North. She brings with her twenty years of teaching experience and a passion for sharing her love o...
Carrie Robins grew up in northern Alberta where she trained in all forms of dance since she was young. As a student she had many opportunities to perform and compete. Highlights of her performing care...