Christmas in Canada

Victoria Parliament Building lit up with Christmas lights

Experience an unforgettable Christmas in Canada

Come enjoy the Sterling College Christmas program in beautiful Victoria, on Canada’s west coast. Stay with a Canadian family to experience the best of Christmas festivities and traditions, supported by English classes, seasonal sightseeing and social activities with other students. It’s an experience not to be missed!

Start Dates

This 2-week program runs from Dec 18 - Dec 29, 2017.

Weekly Schedule

Monday to Friday
8:30am School opens
9am - 12pm
  • Phrasal verbs, idioms, slang
  • Listening skills, grammar and vocabulary for improved fluency
  • Conversational speaking practice
12pm - 1pm Lunch
1pm - 3pm
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Pair, small group and class discussions
  • Fluency development
3:15pm Activity (see Activities Calendar below)

Activities Calendar*

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Dec 18 19 20 21 22
Downtown tour and Christmas tree festival at Empress Hotel Ice skating Gingerbread House contest at Laurel Point Inn Make holiday cookies Butchart Gardens Christmas light display
Dec 25 26 27 28 29
Christmas Day
No classes
Free time with host family
Boxing Day
No classes
Free time with host family
Visit historic Craigdorroch Castle Royal British Columbia Museum Laser tag

*Activities are subject to change without notice -- an activity of similar value may be substituted if the listed activity is not available.

Included with registration

  • Free drink and snack in the lounge each morning
  • Wireless internet; use of the computer room
  • Use of school facilities (ie. foosball, air hockey and pool table, etc.)
  • Placement test and orientation
  • Graduation certificates

Class features

  • Highly trained, experienced instructors
  • Focus on Fluency: using English for effective communication
  • Techniques and activities to make learning English fun!
  • Multinational classes

Activities included

  • Experienced activity coordinator plans and accompanies all outings
  • Transportation and entry fees for activities
  • The best sightseeing and cultural activities of the season!
  • International potluck party on last day of school.
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