Did you know that high school students have the opportunity to explore Canada and the World while strengthening their education?
Educational travel programs over the summer holidays and March Break provide numerous benefits for students keen to travel to new cities or countries and learn in a unique cultural environment. These courses also help students to obtain a great life-learning experience that provides incredible opportunities to mature, gain independence, get ready for university / college and make new friends.
While there are numerous opportunities for students to engage in educational travel, below are two unique options to explore with your son or daughter:
French Language Bursary Program:
Through the Department of Canadian Heritage, students in Grade 11 and above have the opportunity to explore another area of Canada while learning French over a 5 week period. If selected, students receive a $2,200 bursary that covers part of tuition fees, instructional materials, meals and accommodation at host family or university residence. To find out more information, please visit: http://www.myexplore.ca/en/. The deadline to apply for this program is end of March 2014.
Georgia Hardy Tours:
Specializing in educational travel for students and schools, Georgia Hardy Tours offers summer credits courses, March Break, and community service trips abroad. Working with Ontario school boards and private schools, Georgia Hardy Tours offers Grade 10, 11 and 12 credit programs to destinations in Europe, including France, Switzerland, Italy, England, Ireland and Greece. The courses typically last one month and cover a broad range of subjects, including English, History and Languages while visiting cultural sites on the continent.