MCYU’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

2021 is an important year because it is our 10th anniversary and we want to celebrate this milestone with everyone who is a part of the MCYU community. Scroll through these pages to learn more and have fun!

Join the Journey

Join the journey and participate in our year-long event to celebrate MCYU's 10th anniversary! Participate in a variety of activities that encourage you to discover, explore and engage with your community. For each activity you complete, you will earn a custom MCYU sticker and if you complete at least 3 lectures and 7 additional activities your name will be entered in a raffle to win a special prize.

Note: There are instructions below on how to use a QR code scanner (if desired) and on how to log your participation through our Google Forms.

Download and print our 10th Anniversary virtual Family Lecture series poster which includes a sticker template (to collect our custom MCYU stickers!)


Attend at least 3 of the MCYU Family Lectures and complete 7 of the Additional Activities listed below.

MCYU Family Lectures:

  1. October 23, 2021: “The Root of Trees” with Dr Myles Sergeant
  2. November 27, 2021: “Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK)” with Dr Adrianne Xavier
  3. January 29, 2022: “Revolutionizing Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis” with Dr Derek Chu
  4. February 26, 2022: "A Fascinating Universe" with Julie Bolduc-Duval
  5. March 26, 2022: “Can Everyone be a Leader?” with Dr Alpha Abebe
  6. April 30, 2022: Excitement in progress...all will be revealed soon!
  7. May 28, 2022: “Learning with Art at the McMaster Museum of Art” with Nicole Knibb and Teresa Gregorio

Additional Activities:

1. Dear Dr. Banting
2. HPL Birks Clock
3. HWDSB Archives
4. McMaster Museum of Art eMuseums
5. WAHC Solidarity Buttons
6. MCYU 10th Anniversary Video Montage
7. Feedback Activity
8. Interactive E-Book
9. Sculpture Garden Tour
10. STEAM Challenge - Collage
11. STEAM Challenge - Water Filter
12. STEAM Challenge - Science of Soap
13. STEAM Challenge - Adbusters Pt 1
14. STEAM Challenge - Adbusters Pt 2
15. STEAM Challenge - Happy Exercise
16. STEAM Challenge - Mind Games
17. STEAM Challenge - Exercise Messengers
18. STEAM Challenge - UPlanet Part 1: Biology
19. STEAM Challenge - UPlanet Part 2: Technology
20. STEAM Challenge - UPlanet Part 3: Law & Society
21. Summa Kids

Logging Participation with Google Forms

Steps to log your participation during our MCYU Virtual Family Lectures
Steps to log your participation for the activities
Steps to submit a short written response and upload a file
File formats allowed and maximum file size

QR Code Scanner

Steps to install a QR code scanner on your device

Video Montage

One of the ways we are celebrating MCYU’s 10th anniversary is with a video montage. Submit a quick video and share your favourite memory with us, what you enjoy about our organization and/or what MCYU means to you. Below are instructions to record or upload a video to Memento. We look forward to celebrating this milestone with you!


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Instructions to Submit A Video

How to Record or Upload a video to our MCYU Video Montage