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From 13 to 17 year-olds

A SUMMER SPENT LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE
in the city of festivals

 

Highly recognized teaching institution Collège Sainte-Anne invites youths aged 13 to 17 to experience French or English language immersion. Located on the shores on the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Lachine canal bike path, which leads to the heart of Montréal, the Sainte-Anne campus welcomes students from around the world.

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Looking ahead to Montreal 2017

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Coming to learn English or French at Collège Sainte-Anne in the summer of 2017 is also a chance to celebrate the 375th anniversary of Montréal, a bilingual metropolis that constantly offers cultural and original activities. Our language stays, which last from one to five weeks, will run from Sunday July 2 to Saturday August 5, 2017 and offer the opportunity to improve in French or English. The students at our camp will have plenty to do this summer! They will develop solid language skills in a warm atmosphere complemented by cultural exchanges that will enrich this experience.

The summer program is open to international students, as well as Quebec students wishing to learn English or French.

  • Stays of one to five weeks in French or in English

  • 15 hours of teaching and educational activities per week

  • Conversation workshops

  • Free access to Wi-Fi everywhere on campus

  • Cultural and sports activities (for example kayaking, sailing, rafting, historic rallying, climbing, museum touring)

  • Discovery field trips (festivals, La Ronde, Old Montreal, fireworks, day trip to Québec City or Ottawa)

  • Shuttle between the airport and the residence (return trip)

  • Accommodation and three meals per day

  • Insurance for medical and dental emergencies

Excluded

  • Plane tickets

  • Optional activities

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Dynamic learning

Collège Sainte-Anne is recognized for its quality instruction and active teaching that puts students at the heart of their learning. Our French and English immersion program offers its students a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment to help them develop and acquire a strong ability to communicate in French or English. In addition to pedagogical activities, students will receive 15 hours of formal instruction per week. French and English as a second language lessons are offered at various levels.

  • Qualified and knowledgeable teachers; experienced and dynamic counselors

  • Variety of teaching methods

  • Use of iPads in the classroom

  • Development of creativity

  • Small learning groups

Excursions

In addition to our high-level language classes, our language stay program is proud to include as part of its programming the most popular excursions and field trips in Québec. We firmly believe that participating in such activities will help improve students’ ability to describe the geographic and cultural features of the Montréal area.

Each week of participation in our English or French camp includes:

  • 1 full-day cultural excursion (e.g., guided tour of Ottawa)

  • 1 full-day field trip (e.g., Montréal Biodôme and Planetarium)

  • 1 cultural evening and 1 dinner at a downtown Montréal restaurant

  • 1 half-day language immersion excursion (e.g., Montréal Jazz Fest)

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Typical schedule

The language immersion program offers students a wide variety of cultural and sports activities. Under the constant supervision of energetic and experienced leaders, these free leisure activities will take place in the afternoon, in the evening or on the weekend.

Specialized workshops:

  • 10 hours of supervised activities per week

  • Theme-based training courses presented by talented young professionals

  • Adapted educational and recreational curriculum: one choice of workshop per week

  • Optional activities ($)

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Students arrival Leisure activities Movie and pizza night
Monday Class Specialized workshops Ultimate Frisbee
Tuesday Class Specialized workshops Amazing race
Wednesday Class Half-day excursion Cultural night
Thursday Class Specialized workshops Swimming and gym
Friday Day trip: Old Montréal and Notre-Dame Basilica
Saturday Day trip: Québec City and Montmorency falls

Accommodations

Students of the language camp will stay at the Collégial Sainte-Anne residence, which can accommodate
85 students.

  • Spacious rooms for 2, 3 or 4 people with private bathroom
  • Living room and full kitchen
  • Boys and girls housed separately
  • Cafeteria and catering service
  • Fitness room
  • Indoor pool
  • ISO 14001 environmental certification
  • Medical clinic nearby

Rates

Length of stay CAD $ US $ Euro €
1 week $1,700 $1,260 €1,100
2 weeks $3,400 $2,500 €2,300
3 weeks $4,725 $3,500 €3,200
4 weeks $6,075 $4,500 €4,200
5 weeks $7,425 $5,500 €5,100

Prices are based on the Bank of Canada exchange rate on November 10, 2016.

  • Prices include taxes, but not the cost of the flight.

  • A minimum of 2 weeks is recommended.

  • We offer a 10% discount to our partner international schools.

  • We offer a 25% discount for siblings from the same family.

  • We offer special rates for students from the United States and Canada. Contact us to find out more!

Expenses to plan for during stays

  • Spending money for personal expenses or souvenirs
  • Registration and transportation fees for optional outings (information provided following your registration)
  • Services required from the airline (e.g., unaccompanied minor)

Optional activities

Once participants begin their stay, they will have the opportunity to sign up for other optional outings that may be of interest to them. Examples of activities that may be offered during stays include:

  • MLS soccer match, $39
  • Jet boating, $57
  • Visit to outlet stores, $25

Contact us!

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

sejourslinguistiques@sainteanne.ca

514 637-5000, extension 851

Frequently asked questions

Does my child have to be enrolled for several weeks?

It is recommended to choose a stay of at least two weeks in order to gain a basic knowledge of the language and get the most out of the cultural experience and classroom learning. The weekly schedules are designed to offer a variety of workshops and cultural activities.

Do you offer a discount for families?

Yes, we offer a 25% discount for each additional child from the same family.

Are students supervised at all times?

Yes, they are under the constant supervision of energetic and experienced leaders, even in the residence. Our experienced teachers are also in the classrooms and participate in certain cultural workshops.