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Get Familiar with Canadian Culture with the RIE Summer Program

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Get Familiar with Canadian Culture with the RIE Summer Program

Richmond International Education Summer Camp

The city of Richmond has been providing quality education to students through its school district, which consists of 38 elementary schools and 10 secondary schools. It is a hub for thousands of international students who come to pursue their academic, technical, and extracurricular passions through the schools’ various programs. 

Similarly to every other year, RIE has come up with summer programs designed to not only improve English language skills but also enhance students’ understanding of Canadian education expectations and culture.

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Summer Programs at RIE offer interactive English classes to improve language skills combined with fun and educational activities.  All classes will allow students to improve their English with certified BC curriculum teachers and will include interactive activities to boost students’ confidence.

What kind of programs can international students join?

The 3 and 6-week programs offered in July and August are perfect for students to gain short-term language experience. There are two options for the students to choose from:

6 Week Academic English Program 

This intensive ELL summer program is designed to improve the English language skills required for secondary and post-secondary programs. This is a perfect program for the students to get familiar with the Canadian educational environment.  The focus will be laid on:

  • Building English competency 
  • Vocabulary used in academic settings

Dates: July 4 to August 11, 2023

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday 

Age group: Suitable for students in grades 8 to 12

Fees: $4,350 CAD (Includes tuition and insurance)

Homestay: $1,990 CAD (Grades 8 to 12 only)

Students may view the Program flyer for more information. 

3 Week In-person Summer Camp

Students will get an opportunity to explore Richmond and Metro Vancouver while learning through interactive and informative lessons at the same time. Two days of the week will be fully dedicated to activities, while English classes will be conducted on the remaining days. 

Dates: July 4 to July 21, 2023, or July 24 to August 11, 2023 

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm daily

Age group: Appropriate for students from grade 3 to grade 12

Fees: $2,445 CAD (includes tuition and insurance)

Homestay: $1,150 CAD per 3-week program.

Homestays available for program dates are only for 13- to 18-year-olds.

Some of the places the students may visit are:

  • Britannia Mine Provincial Museum
  • Peace Arch Park, White Rock & Centennial Beach
  • Grouse Mountain
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Granville Island & Spanish Banks 
  • Burnaby Heritage Village
  • Science World
  • Vancouver Aquarium & many more!

Students are encouraged to download the brochure before applying online.  

A declaration of eligibility must be signed as well.

Click here to know more about the documents required for the application. 

This is the perfect opportunity to spend the summer in a fun and engaging manner where the students can make new friends, improve their English language skills and get confident while exploring the natural beauty of Richmond and Vancouver. Enroll today!

Source: Richmond International Education Summer Programs at RIE 6 Week academic English Program 3 Week In-person Summer Camp Documents required to register Declaration of eligibility
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