Program

Where to Explore?

There are over 20 institutions across Canada that offer Explore! Discover their particular histories and communities. Each location has a different set of activities and workshops, as well as a unique community to welcome you to town.

Please note that each institution may have different start/end dates and age restrictions, and some offer credits and Languages at Work. Some locations even offer home-stays with local families as a way of immersing program participants even more deeply in the language. Canada has an amazing history and heritage to be explored — which adventure will you choose?

Please note that these are FSL (French-as-a-second-language) institutions only. Click here to see the ESL (English-as-a-second-language) institutions.

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Collège Boréal – Nipissing
Sturgeon Falls (ON)

Come and Explore the “Land of the Voyageurs.” Listen to the tales of adventure and spirit of the Nipissing Region, with its rich cultural history. Come and experience “la joie de vivre”! In Collège Boréal’s Explore program, you’ll discover new regions, live the French language, and have a blast doing it by participating in activities and creating your own French cultural traditions. Come and “Explore” Boréal – Nipissing…a celebration of pride and tradition!

The activities preferred by participants:

  • International Supper
  • Themed activities, Eco-environment, Arts and Active Living
  • La St. Jean Baptiste Celebration

What makes this program special and unique:

  • Excellent accommodations facilities in student residence
  • Beautiful vistas, Lake Nipissing
  • Excellent student to teacher ratio

Claude Dubuc
infonip@collegeboreal.ca
Web Site: www.collegeboreal.ca/nos-emplacements/campus/nipissing/
Tel.: 705-753-5420, etx. 5300
Toll-free: 1-800-361-6673, ext. 5300
Fax: 705-753-2304

Spring Session
Dates: May 28, 2018 — June 29, 2018
Admission criteria: 17+ years old
Accommodation: Residence
Non-refundable registration fee: $275
Refundable deposit: $100
Accepts students with children: No
Collège La Cité
Ottawa (ON)

At Explore La Cité, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the distinctive francophone culture of downtown Ottawa. In an authentic setting, they have a chance to challenge their language skills, meet other like-minded students, and develop a collaborative digital class journal to chronicle their linguistic journey.

The activities preferred by participants:

  • Excursion to Gatineau Park
  • Treasure hunt in the market
  • Museum visits

What makes this program special and unique:

  • Stay in Canada's Capital and discover all the city has to offer
  • Balance between bustling downtown and quiet nature
  • Diverse participants

Cynthia Gendron
explore@lacitec.on.ca
Web Site: www.collegelacite.ca/explore
Tel.: 613-742-2483, etc. 2765
Toll-free: 1-800-267-2483, etc. 2765

Summer Session
Dates: July 09, 2018 — August 11, 2018
Admission criteria: 19+ years old
Accommodation: Residence
Non-refundable registration fee: $275
Refundable deposit: $100
Accepts students with children: No
Glendon Campus of York University
Toronto (ON)

With almost 35 hectares of green space, complete with the Don River and surrounding forest, it’s hard to tell that you are in the middle of the city while at the Glendon Campus of York University.
Glendon’s Explore Program is for all language levels. While all four skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) will be utilized, the activity-based program offers a curriculum focusing on everyday oral communication in a wide range of situations.

The activities preferred by participants:

  • Niagara Falls
  • Canada’s Wonderland
  • Toronto Blue Jays

What makes this program special and unique:

  • Small campus, big experience
  • Steps away from everything Toronto has to offer
  • Situated on 35 hectares of beautiful parkland

Kathleen Ablett
extendedlearning@glendon.yorku.ca
Web Site: www.glendon.yorku.ca/extendedlearning/explore-program/
Tel.: 416-487-6780
Fax: 416-487-6781

Spring Session
Dates: May 22, 2018 — June 22, 2018
Admission criteria: 19+ years old
Accommodation: Residence
Non-refundable registration fee: $275
Refundable deposit: $100
Accepts students with children: No

Questions?

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