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Perfect your English and make new friends in a multicultural environment surrounded by nature, lakes and the great outdoors. Choose from one of 22 schools in small towns in Eastern Ontario, close to major cities like Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto.   Each high school will offer a variety extra-curricular activities like sports clubs, yearbook, band, cheerleading, prom committee, dance troupe, math & science club, student council, etc.

You will experience Canadian culture, customs and language by living with a Canadian homestay family, carefully chosen by Canada Homestay Network –the largest and most experienced homestay company in Canada.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Between 15 and 19 years old
  • Basic English
  • Students that have concluded their secondary education are also welcome

What's included in your experience

  • Airfare
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Host Family Placement
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • School Placement
  • Individual Contact Person
  • Medical Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Grade Transcripts
  • School Diploma
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Re-entry Orientation
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Continuous Support
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience

What you are responsible for

  • Vaccinations
  • Visa and Passport Fees

Why should I go to high school in Canada?

  • Full immersion into a kind and caring Canadian family, where English is spoken at home
  • Many of the students graduate and attend top North American universities and colleges
  • Modern classrooms equipped with the latest technology, including iPads and Smart Boards
  • ESL (English as a second language) instruction available in certain schools and tutors for ESL and other subjects available after school

Check out what AFSers are up to in Canada

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5 reasons why you should choose AFS for your experience abroad

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1. FIND YOURSELF

Be a part of a community of global citizens: 500,000 young people, their families and communities have experienced the #AFSeffect so far. Join our global community for a lifetime of fun, friendships and learning across cultures. Start your AFS journey today!

Our educational effect
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2. GET THE BEST SUPPORT

More than 50,000 AFS volunteers support the intercultural journeys of our students, families, schools, and communities. Join our programs today, and we’ll be there to prepare, guide and welcome you.

How we support you
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3. FIND YOUR PEOPLE

Be a part of a community of global citizens: 500,000 young people, their families and communities have experienced the #AFSeffect so far. Join our global community for a lifetime of fun, friendships and learning across cultures. Start your AFS journey today!

Apply now!
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4. MAKE AN IMPACT

Support us in building an inclusive community of global citizens determined to build bridges among cultures and make a positive difference. See how AFS works on extending access to intercultural education to create a more just and peaceful world:

Our Impact
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5. FIND YOUR PLACE IN THE WORLD

A truly global organization: For 70 years, AFS has prepared young people to act as responsible changemakers working for peace and understanding in a diverse world. Now it’s time for you to become a part of our global community.

Join us!

Find the perfect school for you!

School

Population

Clubs

Sports

Almonte DHS 500 Drama club, student council Football, volleyball, basketball, ski
Athens DHS* 220 Ski , band, chess, stage & lightning club Track & field, golf, soccer
Brockville CI 650 Band, choir, yearbook, international club Cheerleading, rowing, tennis
Carleton Place HS 750 Crossfit, yearbook, choir, drama club Badminton, curling, baseball
Char Lan DHS 265 Chess club, Celtic club, event & photos Pole vaulters, rugby, hockey
Cornwall CVS 820 Travel club, prom committee, dance troupe, film festival Swimming, football
Gananoque SS 500 Art show, drama project, band Football, crosscountry, soccer
Glengarry DHS 300 Improv, student council Ultimate Frisbee
North Dundas DHS 600 Proto club, green team, writer’s
club
Soccer, badminton
North Grenville DHS 700 Band, Mandarin Club, nerd & graphics
club
Track & field, hockey
Perth DCI 500 Prom committee, music club, band Cross-country, hockey
Rideau DHS 425 Writers club, drama club, philosophy
club
Archery, volleyball
Rockland DHS 440 Hip hop, chess, humanitarian club Ski / Snowboard, rugby
Rothwell-Osnebruck
DHS
150 Band, student council 3 Pitch Baseball
Russell HS 500 Cooking, ski club, language, exchange
club
Curling, football
Seaway DHS 460 Robotic club, dance, poetry, chess Mountain biking
Smiths Falls DCI 730 Musical theatre, hospitality, yoga club Wrestling, hockey
South Grenville DHS 475 Yearbook, band, student council Cross-country, hockey
St. Lawrence SS 550 Yearbook, multicultural club, student
council
Basketball, wrestling
Tagwi SS 530 Athletics council, drama club, student
council
Soccer, Track & field
Thousand Islands SS 1100 Computers, band, Prom committee Cross-country, track &
field, softball
VanKleek Hill CI 400 Book club, social justice, leadership,
band
Football, hockey