Location: McGill University
Dates available: 06 Jul – 03 Aug
Ages: 12 – 18 (18-year-olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)
Accommodation: Single standard rooms
Emergency Number: +1 438 803 7400
Embassy Summer are leaders in the market of Young Learners in Quebec as we are the only private language school that has received accreditation from the Quebec Camp Association. In Canada, it is one of the quality assurance tools used by parents in selecting a summer camp for their children.
Our programme offers students language classes with a fun and dynamic activities programme we call active learning. The activities offer a balance of sports, cultural activities, tourist attractions. Discover Montreal and practice English and French skills in the process!
French toast, pancakes or waffles (specific days) or toast, bagels, cereals, scrambled eggs, fruits, coffee and tea. Served on-site at the residence.
Students have hot lunch Monday to Friday on campus or with local restaurant that offers a variety of salads, wraps, burgers and pasta dishes. Packed lunches or catering depending on activities schedule
Tasty and wholesome dinners are provided, always a hot meal such as Italian spaghetti with a side salad and garlic bread and assorted desserts. Served in the on-site canteen or with local restaurant/catering depending on activities schedule.
Centrally located with plenty of shops and cafes nearby.
Students will be met by an Embassy Summer representative holding a sign with the EC logo. For international flights, the EC representative will be standing outside the Immigration and Customs area. If arriving via a domestic flight, students will be met in the baggage claim area. Our transportation and Activity Leaders will escort the students from the airport directly to the residence hall.
Groups will be met at the airport and escorted by our Activity Leaders via large coach bus, small coach bus or mini vans directly to Residence where they will be greeted by our staff.
Getting to and From School Activities
Activities are organised in between lessons and during evenings. These activities could be onsite, near the centre/school or around the city of Montreal. These may include:
Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and a very beautiful city to visit about two hours from Montreal.
On this trip, student would see Rideau Hall – a beautiful grounds and the official residence of the Governor-General of Canada. They will be able to see over 100 ceremonial trees planted by politicians and dignitaries from all around the world.
After that, students would have a walking tour of Ottawa. They will visit the outside of the majestic Parliament buildings, The Rideau Canal, The Famous Ottawa Spider, and finally The Byward Market.
Students would get to explore this beautiful and charming city, located about 1.5 hours from Montreal.
The city has a great shopping, cute cafés and rich cultural heritage. It’s located by a lake at the foot of the mountain Mont Tremblant, which is a famous ski resort in the winter time.
There is a lot to do here such as hiking, cycling, canoeing and ziplining.
On this trip, students will see the beautiful Montmorency Falls and the romantic, historic City of Quebec. Montmorency Falls is the tallest waterfall in the province of Quebec. Students will be impressed by the grand expanses of nature that typifies Quebec.
Students will enjoy an hour-long walking tour of the upper and lower cities of Quebec. They will hear about the history of this city, and see the Murals, The Dufferin Terrasse, the famous cannonball, La Petite Champlain, The St-Lawrence River, and of course, the World-Famous Chateau Frontenac. Students will get to see history, beauty and culture all in one day!
Each 14-night stay will include 10 half-day trips to exciting places around Montreal such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Pointe a Calliere Museum and Mount Royal. It also includes full-day excursions to Quebec, Ottawa, Mont-Trembant and Six Flags Amusement Park. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.
|Morning||Welcome to Montreal!||Placement/Orientation or Lessons 9:15-12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Explore the Old Port of Montreal OR Upgraded Day Trip Quebec City|
|Afternoon||Arrivals & Activities||Tour of McGill Campus, Library and Bookstore||Museum of Fine Arts||Montreal Magic: Chinatown||Tour Mary Queen of the World Cathedral & Quiz||Photo Scavanger Hunt & Outdoor Team Games On Campus|
|Evening||Onsite Welcome Social with Music, Ice Breakers & Snacks||Shopping in the Underground Malls||Circus Show @ Esplanade PVM de la Place Ville Marie||Onsite Activities||Fireworks @ Clocktower Beach||Graduation & Dance Party||Hike Up Mont Royal to Lookout|
|Morning||Day at the Beach OR Upgrade to La Ronde Amusement Park||Placement/Orientation or Lessons 9:15-12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Lessons 9:15- 12:45||Explore Beaver Lake w/ Packed Lunch OR UPGRADE: Day Trip to Ottawa City|
|Afternoon||On Site Tye Dye Party||Montreal Magic:
|Montreal Magic: Explore Little Italy & Jean Talon Market||Explore Little Portugual||Shopping on Rue St Cathrine at Complexe Desjardins|
|Evening||Onsite Welcome Social with Getting to Know you Games||Nature Hike with Photo Scavanger Hunt||Mini Golf and Optional Arcade||McCord Musem||African Festival Show||Graduation w/ Karaoke Dance Party||Explore Montreal Night Life on Rue Saint Catherine|
|Week C (3 Week Students Only)||Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday|
|Morning||Lachine Canal or Verdune Beach OR: La Rhonde Amusement Park||Lessons 9:00- 12:30||Lessons 9:00- 12:30||Lessons 9:00- 12:30||Lessons 9:00- 12:30||Lessons 9:00- 12:30||Beaver Lake with Friends or Upgrade to Day Trip to Trembant|
|Afternoon||Biodome||Onsite Tennis or Games||Tour Notre Dame||Explore Red Path Museum||Holt Renfrew & De La Montagne Street|
|Evening||Onsite Welcome Social with Getting to Know you Games||Explore More Of The Underground in Montreal||Circus Show & Explore Rue Saint Catherine||Onsite Activities||Fireworks at Clock Tower Beach||Graduation w/ Karaoke Dance Party||Evening Nature Hike and Photo Contest|
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy Summer centres, so you can rest assured that students are well looked after.
Our student support staff can help you with:
If a student needs medical attention, an Embassy staff member will help them to make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group
Metro-Medic Medical Clinic, 1538 Sherbrooke St W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G1L5, Tel: +1 514 932 2122
Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G1A4, Tel: +1 514 934 1934
Clinique Dentaire Spécialisée Le Faubourg, 1610 Rue Sainte-Catherine O Suite 409, Montréal, Quebec, Canada H3H2S2, Tel : +1 514 931 6663
All of Embassy Montreal students are provided with medical insurance by the school. They will be given proof of insurance on their first day of school.
McGill University / Université McGill
Molson Hall Residence
3915 Rue University, Montreal, QC H3A 2B7 CA