Short-Term Programs

Our Location

two young girls readingRegent Christian Academy has been offering excellent short term summer and winter school programs for many years.  We are located in Surrey, a suburb of Vancouver.  Our campus is about a 45-minute drive from downtown Vancouver.

Our Programs

Regent Christian Academy programs have been designed to meet the interest and needs of students from Grade 1 to Grade 12.

 

We offer:

  • English classes
  • Organized field trips and excursions
  • Sightseeing and outdoor activities
  • Winter sports in our winter program

girls on a play groundEnglish Instruction

The focus in our short term programs is on speaking and understanding every day English.  We also introduce students to Canadian culture and history.

Students receive about 15 hours of English instruction per week.  Generally, classes take place from Monday to Friday, except on holidays.

Length and Time of Program

Normally, our programs are three weeks long, but we are prepared to offer programs of longer or shorter duration.

Our Summer Programs take place in July and August.  Usually, the first day of our program falls on a Saturday.

The Summer Programs are approximately:

  • July 7 - July 28
  • July 14 - August 4
  • July 21 - August 11

Our Winter Programs can take place any time from December to April.  Winter School includes skiing / snowboarding at the world famous Whistler / Blackcomb Ski Resort.

Sample Schedule

(Note: this schedule may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 am English Classes English Classes English Classes English Classes English Classes
12:00 noon Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:45 to
4:30 pm

Activities

Examples:
Ice Skating
Vanc. Tour
Waterslides
Peace Arch Park
White Rock

Activities

Examples:
Museum Visit
Swimming
Bowling
Imax Theatre
Canoeing

Activities

Examples:
Burnaby Village
Burnaby Mtn.
Playland
Fraser Valley
Whale Watching

Activities

Examples:
Sports Events
Theatre
Indoor Rock Climb
Pitch & Putt Golf
Victoria

Activities

Examples
(Winter):
Snowshoeing
Tobogganing
Skiing
Snowboarding

(Sundays are spent with homestay families.)

Visa

No student visa is required for these programs.  Students from some countries may need a visitor's visa.

Medical Insurance

Students must carry their own medical insurance.  It may be purchased through our school at $20 a week.

Accommodations

Students will stay with well -chosen Canadian families. This gives them the opportunity to practice their English and become familiar with Canadian family life. Their homestay family will drive them to and from school.

How to Apply

For further information and registration, please contact us.  We are happy to answer any questions you may have about these Short Term Programs.

We also accept applications from school groups or other groups.

If you want information on any of our regular English Studies and Academic Programs, please contact us by telephone, fax, or e-mail.

Regent Christian Academy
15100 66A Avenue, Surrey, B. C.
Canada V3S 2A6

Mrs. Maggie Callander, Director
Mrs. Liz Coca, Administrative Asst.

Telephone:  (604) 599-8171
Fax:  (604) 599-8175

E:Mail:  esl@regent.bc.ca
Website: www.regent.bc.ca