EC Partners

Embassy Montreal

Quick facts

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! 


  • Students live in Molson Hall, right next to Bishop Mountain located in the heart of downtown Montreal 
  • Available for groups and individuals 
  • Shared dormitory-style rooms with shared bathrooms 
  • Room includes bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, wash basin and mini-fridge 
  • Laundry facilities are available a minimal charge 
  • Linen and towels are provided and changed weekly 
  • Bathrooms and common areas cleaned daily 

Dining and facilities


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

Evening Meal

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.


  • Common spaces are available where students can socialize
  • Wi-Fi access throughout


  • Taught by friendly and professional English and French teachers 
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level 
  • Approximately  17 students per class 
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities 
  • Classrooms located on site in Molson Hall and on campus. 
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills 
  • Course materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate 



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:

  • Sports and games  such as soccer, volley ball, dodge ball or optional ice skating or optional rock climbing wall  
  • Cultural activities  such as exploring the Old Port District, museum visits, observatories and tour cathedrals such as Notre Dame and more.
  • Evening activities  such as the outdoor festivals, the outdoor circus, fireworks and the Underground city tour 
Upgraded Packages or Optional Activities could include the following:

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.

Mont Tremblant:

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. 

Quebec City:

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! 

3 Week Sample Programmes


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.

Week A Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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
Week B Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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:
St. Josephs
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

Student Welfare

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.

Student Services

Our student support staff can help you with:

  • Accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Information about local services
  • Assistance with individual and personal problems
  • Emergency contact

Medical information

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.

In case of emergency

A 24 hour emergency telephone number is available all summer:

+1 438 803 7400


McGill University / Université McGill 

McGill University, 

Molson Hall Residence 

3915 Rue University, Montreal, QC  H3A 2B7 CA