English group tours for schools
Marvel at the majesty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains while experiencing the joy of camping in the great outdoors. We recommend that this tour be considered between May and September as many of the activities are weather dependent.
With visits to three cities steeped in the history of Eastern Canada, here is much to see and experience. Starting with major sites in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, through cosmopolitan Montréal, and then on to the beauty of Québec City.
On this tour of Eastern Canada, you will spend more time in the province of Ontario, including activities in Toronto, Ottawa, the Thousand Islands, and a visit to the stunning Niagara Falls. Finish up with a couple of days exploring Montréal.
Visiting Iceland is like travelling to another world. Here you will see amazing geological formations, geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, and black sand beaches. Make sure to bring your swimsuit, as you will also have the opportunity to take a dip in the Secret Lagoon geothermal pool.
The classic London to Paris tour includes many of the most popular sites in these two magnificent cities. By utilizing public transportation, including the Eurostar channel crossing, this tour comes at a very reasonable cost. Keep in mind that the itinerary may also be customized.
English high school programs in canada
High School in British Columbia
Nacel Canada is pleased to offer academic high school in programs at Immaculata Regional High School in Kelowna, British Columbia. Founded in 1960, Immaculata offers grades 8 through 12 with the highest standards.
At Immaculata Regional High School, you will find a community of approximately 250 students. The school prides itself on their strong programs and connections with staff, students and families in the community.
Immaculata offers excellent sports, academic, music and fine arts programs which create opportunities in varied areas. Immaculata Regional High School has been recognized as the Most Outstanding School in British Columbia by BC School Sports for their athletic programs and have been recognized as the Best School in the Okanagan by the Best of Okanagan magazine.
High School in Alberta
Nacel Canada HSP is very pleased to offer the opportunity for high achieving students to study at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy, located in the town of Canmore, Alberta. The school was founded in 2001 and has close to 600 students attending kindergarten through to grade 12.
Students at Our Lady of the Snows experience the advantage of an exemplary Catholic environment, as academics and faith are priorities. Students are challenged to excel academically within a nurturing and caring faith filled environment. The staff consists of committed and dynamic teachers who provide a high standard of academic education, encouraging each student to fully realize their potential. As well, an active and supportive parental community is a vital aspect of nurturing students’ growth and faith development.
In addition to a full complement of academic courses, the school offers many extracurricular opportunities, including Glee Club, iMatter Peer Pals, Junior / Senior Worship Team, Debate Club, Jazz band, Student Leadership, and Social Justice.
Nacel Canada offers international students the opportunity to study at a Canadian High School while staying with a carefully selected host family. Host families provide full room and board and Nacel Canada’s local coordinator provides continuous support throughout the program.
Cornerstone Christian School is located only 45 minutes west of Regina, in the community of Moose Jaw which has a small town atmosphere, with all the modern facilities. Cornerstone School strives for excellence in all areas and values academic excellence with a global Christian perspective. The school offers the regular curriculum in the high school core subjects: English, Mathematics, Sciences, Social and also strong programs in athletics, drama, and music. With many Extra-curricular activities that may include : Athletics, Volleyball, Basketball, Drama, Choir & Band, Ski trip, and an Optional Volunteer Trip (every year destination changes).
The Collegiate at The University of Winnipeg is one of the few high schools in Canada offered within a university setting. The Collegiate is situated on the University of Winnipeg’s downtown campus and offers easy access to the city’s events and attractions. The Collegiate’s tradition is one of academic excellence and accessibility in an environment of critical thinking and community spirit.
The Collegiate offer a wide range of high academic courses including English, biology, chemistry, applied mathematics, pre-calculus mathematics, physics and social studies and an excellent selection of optional courses. Extra-curricular clubs and activities offerings at the Collegiate include Anime Club, Art Club, Debating, Photography / Media Club, Drama Club, Social Justice Club, Glee Club, Yearbook Club.
The Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute (MBCI) is a private middle and high school located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It was founded in 1945. It has approximately 400 students from Grade 6 to Grade 12.
MBCI has a strong volleyball program: both men’s and women’s teams have won provincial championships. The band has also won the Optimist Festival’s Chairman’s Award.
Though MBCI is an inclusive school and has students of all kinds, MBCI’s culture is most informed by the Mennonite Brethren religious community—a strand of Protestant Anabaptism noted for its adherence to pacifism. MBCI’s culture is different from many stereotypical high schools; competitive athletes are frequently also members of the band or choir. Such practices are likely a result of the welcoming, community-oriented values of the institution.
West Kildonan Collegiate moved into its new school building in March 2008. Apart from the academic programs, West Kildonan offers many courses such as Information Technology, Travel and Tourism, Technology & Applied Arts, Concert and Jazz Band, Choir, Business Education, and Visual Arts. West Kildonan also offers unique activities that are not available in all schools. These are some of the possible activities: Dramatic Production, Astronomy Club, Girls’ and Boys’ Hockey, Ski Trip Opportunities, SWAT Team (Students Working Against Tobacco). A limited number of Credit placements are available.
Collège Garden City Collegiate is a dual track high school, offering programs in both English and French Immersion. Garden City Collegiate has recently undergone an extensive renovation to include a beautiful naturally-lit common area for students to study, eat lunch and socialize with their fellow students and staff. Garden City students can participate in Academics, the Arts, Technology, Applied Arts, Athletics, Community Services and many extra curricular activities. Garden City Collegiate offers an abundance of extra curricular activities including Activist Club, Band/Choir Trips, Baseball, Basketball, Blood Donor Clinic, Brandon Jazz Festival, Chess Club, Choral Fest, Christmas Concert and much more.
As one of the larger schools in Manitoba, Maples Collegiate is able to offer a variety of courses and programs to meet the wide-ranging needs of our students. Students working toward their high school graduation can choose either a traditional academic route or explore vocational and alternative options. Maples proudly offers a variety of extra-curricular activities including golf, cross-country running, volleyball, soccer, basketball and athletics. As well, Maples hockey and football teams compete in the Winnipeg High School Leagues. Maples offers an outstanding performing arts program. Their performing choral groups, concert bands and jazz bands are open to students of all grade levels. To add to the musical programs, Maples has a vibrant drama and theatre program. The school continues improving as it offers new programs like dance, broadcasting and career education.
The Peel Academy at Clarkson Secondary School is part of the Peel District School Board, one of Canada’s largest school boards, located in one of the most diverse and multicultural regions in the world. International students are integrated with Canadian students but may also receive English as Second Language assistance, if necessary. Peel Academy offers many extracurricular clubs and activities including Ski Club, Student Newspaper, Social Committee, Batik Art Club, Drama Club, Yearbook, Geography Club, and much more. Sports available include badminton, baseball, basketball, cricket, cross country, field hockey, ice hockey, swimming, soccer, volley ball, and many more.
The Peel Academy for International Students is located at Clarkson Secondary School in Mississauga, Canada—a safe, suburban city about 20 minutes from Toronto and Pearson International Airport. International students benefit from superior English language programs and the school’s partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College.
Assumption Catholic Secondary School is a faith-centered learning community that fosters excellence within the individual, promoting academics and citizenship through the living of Christian values. Learning is a co-operative endeavour shared amongst teachers, students and parents. Assumption students are encouraged to work and learn to their maximum potential. The school is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of each individual’s interests and talents. Students are taught to think critically, work independently, communicate effectively and show respect for themselves, for others and for the environment. Assumption is an Advanced Placement (AP) School offering Pre-AP courses in grades 9 – 11 and AP courses in grade 12. Along with regular academic programs, the school offers many extra-circular activities, sports programs, and various clubs.
Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School is located in Milton, part of the Greater Toronto Area. Jean Vanier is part of the Halton Catholic District School Board and is dedicated to academic excellence, the development of each individual’s interests and talents and the nurturing of the Catholic Faith. Students are taught to think critically, work independently, communicate effectively, and show respect for themselves, for others, and for the environment. By accepting the challenge of education now, students will be prepared to meet the future with faith, confidence and a strong sense of their own self-worth.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School is a high school located in the western part of Old Oakville, Ontario, part of the Greater Toronto Area. There are approximately 850 students attending the school in grades 9 through 12, making it the second smallest high school within the Halton Catholic District School Board. St. Thomas Aquinas High School has always been proud of the range of programs made available to students to help them prepare for post secondary options and careers. The school’s new state of the art facility features upgraded academic, athletic and technology facilities.
St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School is located in Oakville, part of the Greater Toronto Area. St. Ignatius of Loyola is part of the Halton Catholic District School Board offers full academic programs with the values of the Roman Catholic faith. A broad number of programs are available including Arts, Business, Canadian and World Studies, English and Moderns Languages, Mathematic, and more. Extra-curricular include March Break School Trip, School Newpaper, and Cycling Challenge. Required school uniforms foster a sense of pride and self discipline.
John F. Kennedy High School is located at 3030 Villeray St. East in the St. Léonard area of Montréal. The school has a modest dress code to which students are required to adhere. John F. Kennedy High School boasts a very strong athletic program and even has its own swimming pool and two gymnasiums. Their soccer and swim teams regularly compete in larger tournaments. The school organizes annual trips to Europe and to California.
High School in Québec encompasses grade 7 through 11 (secondary I to V). After completing high school in Québec, students who wish to pursue post secondary education attend C.E.G.E.P. before carrying on to college or university. Other students may choose to attend technical or trade schools straight out of high school.
Laurier Macdonald High School is an International Baccalaureate World school. All students benefit from a degree of exposure to the International Baccalaureate Program’s philosophy of academic development and social/global growth while profiting from the availability of a variety of curricular frameworks. Success is promoted through the teaching and exploration of multiple literacies, the Media Production program, Community Learning Centre, and the diversification of learning pathways including an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, Bilingual Studies or a Core English syllabus. The school has a special media arts center for photography, video, and computer design courses. Laurier McDonald also has its own swimming pool.
Marymount Academy is situated in close proximity to the Villa Maria Metro station and is easily accessible by bus routes. Twenty-eight percent of Marymount Academy students report a language other than English and French being spoken at home, and 18% were born outside Canada. A compulsory school uniform is the norm at Marymount. International Baccalaureate and Music programs are very popular. Marymount Academy offers a mix of helpful student services including English as Second Language tutoring.
Rosemount High School is committed to preparing its students to be responsible, productive, and bilingual members of society. Students are encouraged to reach their full potential academically, morally and socially. In a secure, multicultural setting, students learn to be respectful and appreciative of themselves and others. The school strives to develop self-esteem, self respect and self discipline within each student. Rosemount High School is located at 3737 Beaubien Street East in the St. Léonard area of Montréal. School Uniforms are compulsory. Rosemount High School has an award winning music program. Each year the school band travels to a North America wide competition in Boston. Rosemount also has a strong athletics program with two double gymnasiums and tennis courts on site.
Students with an aptitude for mathematics might like to consider attending Royal Vale High School with its emphasis on math sciences. The sports fields around the school are perfect for the football and soccer teams. The school also offers an enriched math/science curriculum, French Immersion Program, and an Extra-curricular Activity Program. The sports fields around the school are perfect for the football and soccer teams.
Ambrae Academy, a private school founded in 1887, is located across the street from Dalhousie University. Ambrae Academy believes that sports enrich the student’s life. All through out the year different sports are introduced to all grade levels. Ambrae Academy has small class sizes, a great sense of community, an inclusive approach to sports, outstanding academic programs including drama and the arts, and year long courses (rather than semester based learning).
Bluefield High School offers academic programs in both French and English languages. All programs have benefited from the latest technologies including ‘smartboards’ through out the school. The very popular ‘Basics of the Trades’ training program is taught in large, well-equipped spaces for carpentry, welding, motor vehicle repair and applied technology. The school auditorium features a large stage, prop area, and sound and lighting room. Extra-circular activities include Youth Parliament, Drama Club, Outdoor Adventure Club, Yearbook and much more. There is also a spacious band and music room for the musically inclined. Two gymnasiums accommodate many sports including basketball, wrestling, and badminton. Various playing fields are available for soccer, softball, football and more.
Charlottetown Rural High School or ‘The Rural” is located in the city of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – the birthplace of Canada! As the largest high school (1200 students) in the province, it offers both French and English language programs, International Baccalaureate, and Enriched /Advanced (University Preparatory) courses. Like many other high schools, The Rural gives students many options for sport and physical education programs including golf, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, basketball, curling, badminton, track and field, softball, and rugby. An intramural sports program is offered to students each day during the lunch hour in the gym. Extra-curricular activities include Art Club, Drama Club, Debating, Model Parliament, Yearbook, school newspaper, SADD (Students against Drunk Drivers), Reach for the Top, Dance, Hip hop, Cheerleading, Choir, Safe Grad Committee, Sociology Club, Peer Mentoring, School Musical production, and Computer Club.
Founded in 1966, Colonel Gray High School’s has approximately 1100 students and offers International Baccalaureate and French Immersion programs. There are a variety of sports and extra-curricular clubs and activities including basketball, volleyball, soccer, rugby, softball, track and many more. Clubs include Chess, Dance, Debating, Drama, and Environmental / Waste Watch.
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English summer camps in canada
In small group setting, the participants will be provided with an added opportunity to improve their language skills and increase their knowledge of Canadian culture. Each group consists of 4 or 5 participants who possess similar language levels.
Tutorial Program Format
The participants meet with their teacher (in a chosen location which could be a nearby public library for example) Monday through Friday for three weeks. Evenings and weekends are spent with the host family.
Four days of the week are devoted to language classes in the morning (9:00 - 12:00) which emphasize oral English. The afternoon is spent going on field trips and activities where they can use the language they are learning. An all day excursion is planned one day a week to a point of interest in the area. The small groups join together for all activities and excursions.
Teachers (Tutorial portion of program)
The teachers are chosen for their competence in teaching English, for their rapport with young people and their enthusiasm for sharing Canadian culture. The teachers follow a curriculum outline provided by Nacel and are encouraged to be creative in adapting the curriculum to the needs of the individual participants.
This three week ESL program in Vancouver offers morning English language classes and afternoon activities throughout the week, plus 4 full day excursions on the weekends. Private transportation is provided to classes and activities and students stay in full board homestays.
Sparkling ocean and majestic mountains, beaches and ski slopes, a city with a unique mix of cultures, Vancouver – often known as the “Hollywood of the North” – is simply spectacular.
Deemed as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vancouver is renowned for preserving its natural beauty within the metropolis. A relaxed city with many diversions and easy access to activities such as hiking, cycling, boating, and skiing makes it an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
Spend two weeks living with a host family and studying English in the beautiful city of Calgary, Alberta. While in Calgary you will also enjoy such activities as visiting the Glenbow Museum, the Calgary Zoo, and shopping in Calgary’s vibrant commercial districts.
Then, embark on an amazing one-week, outdoor adventure tour. You will begin by spending a night in the rolling ranch country of Kananaskis, where you will reside in either an authentic trapper’s cabin or Native American Tipi. Activities will include horseback riding and white water rafting.
Depart the foothills and head into the heart of the Canadian Rockies to spend 3 nights in Banff. While in Banff, visit the world famous Upper Hotsprings and the Banff Springs Hotel. You will also spend a day exploring Johnston Canyon and visiting the beautiful resort of Lake Louise.
Leaving Banff, you will travel to the Icefields Parkway, where you will visit and learn about the Columbia Icefields and experience the National Park’s newest attraction, the Glacier Skywalk. Overnight at the David Thompson Resort.
For the last stop of the tour, travel to Drumheller to see Alberta’s Badlands. You will also visit the Royal Tyrell Museum with its incredible displays of dinosaur fossils and special exhibitions. Overnight in Drumheller and spend the next day exploring the Badlands. Return to Calgary for your flight home.
Spend two weeks taking in the sights, sounds, and world renowned festivals of Montréal ! Students will stay with host families and meet up for day and evening activities. The program also includes full day excursions to Ottawa and Québec City.