North America - Canada

British Columbia

Esperienze Inglesi

Canada - British Columbia - Pacific Rim School District

All inclusive

14,985

Duration

Semester
Details of the trip
Located along the central west coast of Vancouver Island, the town of Port Alberni is a short ferry ride from the city of Vancouver. Renowned for the sociability of its citizens and affordable lifestyle, Port Alberni boasts many outdoor recreational activities to enjoy, such as mountain biking, kayaking, and wildlife viewing.

Pacific Rim Secondary School District 70 (PRDS) offers students a beautiful living environment with an inspiring faculty, while maintaining a 4% international student population, thus offering the opportunity to be fully integrated into the local culture. PRSD offers a Hockey Skills Academy, a French immersion program, a forestry program, and dual credit courses in partnership with Vancouver Island University and North Island College. The school has a ten-acre campus that features a 500-seat theater, an artificial turf field, two gyms, a fitness room and a dance studio.

The district offers the Canada Hockey Skills Academy which has produced many Canadian "Junior A" athletes. For all skill levels, the academy offers boys and girls the opportunity to work on field hockey fundamentals while receiving physical education credits. Other individual and team sports are available, including a strong wrestling program that produced Olympian Travis Cross. Promoting creativity, the district offers art and music as curricular and extracurricular classes. The fine arts curriculum adds classes in drawing and painting, ceramics and sculpture, media arts, textiles and crafts. The district's athletic coordinator is award-winning; its coaches and wrestling program have been highly recognized throughout the county for their outstanding contributions to the sport. 

Homestay accommodations may be as an individual student or shared with a student of another nationality; provides full board (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner). 
Features
Financing
Airport taxes
Graduation
dress-man Uniform
shuttle Bus Pass
Solo Pernottamento
sports-fan Guardianship
salad Special diets (ie. vegetarian; vegan; gluten free; ethical and religious)
Study visa
Return flight
washing-machine Weekly laundry
Medical insurance
cutlery Full Board
Language certification
book-39 Pre-departure language course
Assistenza in loco
Kit Pre-Partenza
Eltis Test
Incontri pre-partenza
Welcome Camp
Assistance for visa application
book-39 Teaching material
Cancellation insurance
Baggage
cutlery Half board
Liability, medical and luggage insurance
Work Placement
shuttle Round-trip transfer from/to airport
book-39 Iscrizione a scuola
Quota di Iscrizione
Subjects
IT, French, Spanish, Chemistry, Biology, Trigonometry, Theater, Music, Physics, Statistics, Economics, Photography, Band, Philosophy, Law, Geometry, Business, Mathematics, Geography, Psychology, History, Visual arts, Ceramics, Painting, Algebra, Calculus, Earth science, Japanese, Marketing, Physical education, English, Sociology, Art, Drawing, Multimedia arts, Sculpture
Sports
Cheerleading, Golf, Ice hockey, Cross country, Dance, Basketball, Track and field, Badminton, Soccer, Rugby, Cross-country skiing, Wrestling
Extra curricular activities
Mathematics club, Dance club, Multimedia club
Accommodation

Host family

You will stay in a host family during your stay

Traveller age
14 - 18 years

Months of departure

The price includes
Counseling for the choice of school/school district
Assistance in compiling documentation
Preparation meeting before the student's departure
Visa application assistance
School fees
Accommodation in host family with breakfast, packed lunch and dinner
Meet and greet at airport and transfer to host family
Student Custodianship (Legal Guardianship)
Your custodian is a member of our staff
24-hour nationwide emergency number
Monthly checks and visits to the student by a representative of our partner
A local coordinator will monitor the student's academic progress and ensure their integration socially, academically and with their host family
Medical/health insurance
Bonus for enrollment in Cambridge certification test (C1-C2) at the center closest to your residence 
The price does not include
Round-trip flight (to be paid separately at the time of purchase)
Possible cancellation insurance (ask the agency for information)
Consular tax and any fees for entry and exit from the country when an entry visa is required
Any costs for the administration of vaccines not required in Italy, but required in the country of destination. Subsequent recalls can also be made abroad at the student's expense
Schools may charge expenses related to sports activities that may vary
Books. Used books are sometimes available
School bus or public transportation if necessary
The cost of lunch in the school cafeteria, if this option is chosen (may vary from CAN $5 to CAN $6 per day)
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes may be an additional cost should the school offer them and should they become necessary
Supplement in case of diets, special dietary needs or allergies
School uniform (if required)
Depending on the school there may be other expenses that cannot be qualified now. Ask when choosing and defining the school. 
Payment details
20% of the fee must be paid as a deposit upon purchase of the trip. 
40% must be paid to Esperienze Inglesi once the foreign high school has confirmed the acceptance of the student, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi.
The remaining 40% must be paid in full by May 30th for departures in August/September. By November 30th for departures in January, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi. 

If the registration is made within a period of less than 90 days of the date of departure must be paid at the time of registration 100% of the price, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi. 
Organiser

Esperienze Inglesi

Esperienze Inglesi by Tagortur is a young, dynamic and well-established agency in the Ferrara-Rovigo area whose main focus is on language study abroad. The international schools we work with are all accredited and selected through regular visits abroad. 
Our offer has expanded in recent years to include, academic year and/or semester abroad, internships, work experience abroad and English Summer Camps in Italy. 

Our strengths are: 
- The care for each individual student, their needs and expectations 
- Punctuality and professionalism 
- Diversified group and individual programs in terms of destinations and contents 
- The care in the choice of accompanying persons among language teachers and graduates in languages 
- Constant growth thanks to word-of-mouth referrals 

Esperienze Inglesi by Tagortur has been a member of IALCA, the prestigious ST Star Agency Association Award winner since 2018. In 2020 we were accredited as an IALCA Approved Agency and appointed as a Quality English Agent. 

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British Columbia : Why go there?

British Columbia, in the west of Canada, is undoubtedly one of the most popular provinces for international students, thanks to the city of Vancouver. 
In British Columbia you can visit and ski in the Rocky Mountains and visit Vancouver Island, so enjoy what this province has to offer!

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