50+ Vacation English

Sterling College senior students enjoying coffee on a patio

Learn English and discover beautiful Victoria BC, Canada!

Continue your life-long learning and explore Canadian culture in this special vacation program, designed especially for students of your generation!

From 9 am to 12 pm, take part in small classes at a level that’s right for you. There is a focus on speaking and listening, and expressing yourself on day-to-day topics in English. Enjoy a warm and supportive environment as your English improves!

Start Dates

This 2-week program runs from Sept 4 - Sept 15, 2017.

Weekly Schedule

8:30am School opens
9am - 12pm English lessons
12pm - 1pm Lunch
1pm - 5pm
Activities (see Activities Calendar below)

Activity Calendar*

The following activities are exclusively for students in the 50+ program. You will enjoy the best sightseeing, attractions and experiences in Victoria. An experienced Activity Coordinator will be your guide on all activities, as well as one or two Canadian friends who love to show visitors our beautiful city!

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Sept 4 5 6 7 8
Labour Day
No classes
Free time with host family
Fisherman's Wharf, houseboats and water taxis World-famous Butchart Gardens Conversation class SeaCider Farm & Ciderhouse
Downtown Sidney tour
11 12 13 14 15
Royal BC Museum Make a First Nation's dream catcher Conversation class Potluck party with host families Victorian high teas

*Activities are subject to change without notice. An activity of similar value may be substituted if the listed activity is not available. Activities may be moved due to weather.

Included with registration

  • Free drink and snack in the lounge each morning
  • Wireless internet access at school; use of the computer room
  • Use of school facilities (ie. foosball, billiards tables, electric guitar, etc.)
  • Use of microwaves, fridges and other kitchen/lunchroom facilities
  • Placement test and orientation (first day)
  • Graduation certificates (final day)

Class features

  • Highly qualified native-speaker teachers
  • Small classes to give you confidence as you learn
  • Focus on Fluency: using English for effective communication
  • Techniques and activities to make learning English fun!


  • An experienced Activity Coordinator accompanying all activities
  • Transportation and entry fees
  • Farewell party at Sterling College with host families
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