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Teens Language & Adventures Camp - Toronto, Ontario. Canada

INTRODUCTION

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Teenage Adventure Program

The residential Teenage Adventure Program in offered in the summer and it is hosted at an University campus. It is an all inclusive program and built for students ages from 14 to 17 years old. Students come from different parts of the world to learn, have fun and make friends. The program is a combination of English classes, activities and excursions. All of them under the 24/7 supervision of the Camps staff.

 

The program price includes all the following:

  • Two way airport service
  • Full Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Residential accommodation with shared washrooms
  • All meals
  • 20 English Classes per week, all its study materials, exams, certificate of attendance and report card
  • Everyday activities and lots of excursions, all its tickets included
  • Staff 24/7 on site
  • Internet access

THE ACCOMMODATION

The largest of the residence building on the campus, it is divided by floors. The top two floors are for females and the bottom two floors are for males. Floors are only accessible by key card. Boys cannot enter the girls’ residence and vice versa. The ratio of showers or washroom per student is 1:8. The classrooms and an Cafeteria are located in the same campus, only 5 minutes walk away from the residence.

 

Rooms

  • Bed
  • Closet
  • Shelf
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Drawer
  • Lamp
  • Phone

 

Services

  • Students have access to internet in the residence
  • The residence is cleaned on daily basis including the washrooms and showers. 
  • Linens and towels are changed every 7 days
  • A weekly laundry service(laundry facilities located in the building if students require additional washing)
  • Individual phone numbers where students can call home or be called by parents or family members
  • Free local calls

 

Common Room

  • One common room per floor
  • TV
  • Microwave

 

Facilities

  • Soccer field
  • Basketball court
  • Pool
  • Mini-football table
  • Gym
  • Ping-pong
  • Basketball court

 

Meals

Meals are served in the cafeteria of the campus and include a wide variety of healthy options. Students get breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Sometimes on certain weekends students will get brunch and dinner. Usually when going out packed lunches or dinners are available. The food options, include but not limited to; pastas, pizzas, burgers, hot meals, salads and a lot more. The cafeteria can also accommodate most dietary needs.

 

Security

We consider safety as one of the most important aspects of its programs and we put a huge amount of effort into ensuring that the students have a great time while being safe. Camp’s staff lives with students on campus and is available 24/7 for them. Every student has ID Cards with the emergency contacts on, they never leave campus unaccompanied by a staff member or their group leader. There is an office on campus that is open everyday for students to ask questions and receive the right answer.

THE ACTIVITIES

A typical day for the students looks like this

07:00 Wake up
07:30-08:30 Breakfast
09:00 – 09:50 English Class
10:00 – 10:50 English Class
11:00 – 11:50 English Class
12:00 – 12:55 English Class
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:15 – 18:30 Afternoon Activities and Trips
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner
20:15 – 21:45 Evening Activities
22:00 – 22:30 Quiet hours and lights out

The English Classes

Our English program is composed of 20 English classes per week. Each class is 50 minutes. The English classes happen from Monday to Friday in the mornings. The average number of students per class is 14 to 15. There are 5 different levels that students are put into. All our teachers are qualified to teach English in Canada.

 

Every Monday students take a test to determine their language level. When assigning students to their levels three major criteria are taken into consideration; English proficiency, nationality and age. The first 3 daily classes focus on grammar, listening and speaking and reading and writing. The fourth class is an elective class that focuses more on the practical side of the English language. Such classes can be; Arts and Drama, Journalism, Test preparations etc. At the end of their program upon successful completion the students receive a Certificate of Attendance as well as Report Card outlining their progress during the program.

 

Activities

The activities program runs everyday and it is a very important component of the Camps. It usually happens after school in the afternoons and evenings as well as during the whole day on weekends. The activities and the excursions are led by our expert Activity Coordinators. They are dedicated, qualified and enthusiastic people who will ensure your experience is second to none.

 

The activities program is build having in mind the age range of the students and their wishlists. It will involve a lot of projects as well as time for themselves to enjoy.

  • Welcome to Toronto
  • Orientation/tour
  • Cn Tower
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Canadian Club
  • Hoe-Down dance party
  • Canada´s Wonderland
  • Niagara Falls tour
  • Black Creek pioneer Village
  • Teen choice clubs
  • Explore Toronto city
  • Queen St W Shopping & fireworks
  • Canada day blue jays games
  • Wasaga Beach day
  • Rouge Valley Hiking
  • Ontario Parliament
  • Ripley´s Aquarium
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Canoe to island
  • City Markets
  • Boat Cruise Party
  • Camp Video Project
  • Prom night party
  • The amazing race
  • Canopy tour
  • Shakespeare in the park
  • Got soul show
  • Beach day
  • Ripley´s Aquarium
  • Model United Nations
  • Performance Show
  • The Olympics
  • International fair & dance party
  • Blue jays game & jazz festival
  • City festival
  • Bowling
  • Black creek pioneer Village
  • Shopping trip

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Neighborhood: Steps from Toronto’s cultural and entertainment center, and walking distance to some of Toronto’s most famous tourist attractions.

Getting Here

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The easiest way is to get off Museum Subway station and walk south on Queens Park Avenue. The campus is less than a 5 minute walk away.

You can also get off Bay Subway station and walk south on Bay.

 

AIRPORTS

International airports near Toronto, Canada

5 km: Toronto, Canada (YTZ / CYTZ) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

32 km: Toronto, Canada (YYZ / CYYZ) Toronto Pearson International Airport

100 km: Kitchener, Canada (YKF / CYKF) Region of Waterloo International Airport

172 km: Buffalo, NY (BUF / KBUF) Buffalo Niagara International Airport

188 km: London, Canada (YXU / CYXU) London International Airport

266 km: Rochester, NY (ROC / KROC) Greater Rochester International Airport

 

Domestic airports near Toronto, Canada

5 km: Toronto, Canada (YTZ / CYTZ) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

32 km: Toronto, Canada (YYZ / CYYZ) Toronto Pearson International Airport

87 km: Hamilton, Canada (YHM / CYHM) John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

138 km: Niagara Falls, NY (IAG / KIAG) Niagara Falls International Airport

 

Local airports near Toronto, Canada

13 km: Toronto, Canada (YTO) Toronto Pearson International

31 km: Toronto, Canada (YKZ / CYKZ) Toronto/Buttonville Municipal Airport

64 km: Oshawa, Canada (YOO / CYOO) Oshawa Airport

101 km: Borden, Canada (YBN / CYBN) CFB Borden

121 km: Saint Catharines, Canada (YCM) Saint Catharines Airport

150 km: Lockport, NY (QAZ) North Buffalo Suburban

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What documents are my children required to have during the flight? During the program?

Valid passport and visa (depending on nationality). We will issue a confirmation of enrolment letter prior to arrival confirming your child’s place on the course, which can be used for applying for a Visa. Please contact us if you require more information about this.

  • What is the age of the students participating in the program?

Children’s Adventure Program – the ages are from 7 to 12 years old, inclusive.

Teenage Adventure Program – the ages are from 13 – 17 years old, inclusive.

  • Who is going to pick up and drop off my child at the airport?

If you have requested this service, a staff member will be at the airport waiting for them. Upon receiving the flight details, we will organize the service. Please make sure your child looks for our Camp International logo. In the event that the child cannot find the staff member, please call us at 647 995 2068. As long as we have received the correct flight information in time we will be there for the students.

Please note: We must receive the correct flight info at least 7 days in advance

  • What happens if there is no one at the airport waiting for my child?

Your child’s Confirmation of Enrolment Letter will confirm the full details of who to contact in an emergency – the driver and also the Centre Manager’s mobile telephone number will be provided and they will assist you immediately.

  • Can my child join the program on a weekday (Monday to Friday)?

Sunday arrival and Sunday departure. For any students arriving on a different day, we will charge an $80 non-Sunday arrival surcharge fee. Please check the Dates and Prices section above for more details.

  • Is my child always accompanied by an adult during all activities?

Yes, your child will always be accompanied by our staff at all times during the activities. Sometimes, upon written permission by paretns teenagers are welcome to explore the area on their own. Certain time restrictions apply.

  • Are meals included in the package? What kind of food will they eat?

All meals are included in the program package for your child. They include breakfasts, lunches, brunches and dinners. Sometimes on weekends students may have brunches instead of lunches. There is a lot of healthy variety for children to choose from such as grill stations, made-to-order pasta, deli stations, salads, pizza shops, hot meals and much more

  • If my child is allergic to food and/or other things who do we notify?

You must make sure that upon registration you inform us on any medical condition or dietary needs. Please do so in the registration form as well as by filling out the appropriate health forms sent to you

  • What facilities are there on campus?

Teenagers have access to a lot of outdoor as well as indoor facilities. They include; soccer fields, volleyball courts, basketball courts, recreational rooms and a lot more

  • How do I communicate with my the student?

There are a few ways you can communicate with them. They have access to internet. They have access to a pay phone and we also provide an emergency phone for parents to call

  • Can my child bring his/her cell phone?

Yes, they can. However cell phones are strictly prohibited during class times and organized events. We reserve the right to take control of it if we believe it is interrupting the program

  • How much pocket money should my child bring?

This will depend on the personal spending habits of the child, however we suggest between $50 to $75 weekly should be more than enough.

  • Is there any safe place where my child can leave their valuables?

In the residential program, every child has a key to their room and it is safe to leave their valuables inside. Should the child or family request, we are able to store their traveling documents and/or flight papers and give them back to the child before they leave. Please note that although we believe the residence is a safe place, we always recommend that children take extra caution about their valuables and never leave them unattended.

  • Is it possible to do laundry on campus?

A weekly laundry service is provided. IF students would like to wash additional clothing at different times, there are laundry facilities they can use. The cost is $1.75 per wash or dry.

  • What clothes should my child bring to the summer program?

Everyday clothes to wear to school, loose clothes suitable for sport and definitely something waterproof. The weather in Toronto can be unpredictable so pack something warm as well.

  • Can my child leave campus?

As safeguarding is a priority for us, students will only be allowed to leave the campus under staff supervision.

PRICES & PACKAGES

Start Dates

Session Overnight Program
Week 1 Jun 18
Week 2 Jun 25
Week 3 Jul 2
Week 4 Jul 9
Week 5 Jul 16
Week 6 Jul 23
Week 7 Jul 30
Week 8 Aug 6

Program Fees

Program 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Overnight $1945 $3190 $4370 $5550

Prices are in Canadian dollars, per person

 

Other Services & Costs

Service Fee
Additional Week $1145
Extra night of stay $195
Custodianship Fee $105
UM Accompaniment Service Fee $75/each way
Non-Sunday arrival surcharge $85
Refundable Residential Damage Deposit (paid cash upon check-in) $105
3 day, 2 night trip to French Canada (Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City) – No meals $315
3 day, 2 night Outdoor Camping Trip (Ontario) – all inclusive (13 years+ only) $420
3.5 day trip to New York, USA. No meals. 16 years+ only $450
Private/Semi-private tutorials package – 5 classes $315
Laundry: Each wash or dry costs  $1.75

Prices are in Canadian dollars, per person

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