Central Okanagan

Kelowna - British Columbia - Canada

Dates

August 2022 – June 2023
August 2022 – January 2023
January 2023 – June 2023

Fees

€ 20.500 per Year
€ 11300 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

The Central Okanagan Public School District is the 5th largest district in British Columbia with over 24,000 students in 47 modern and spacious schools.  The district exceeds provincial and national averages in both student achievement and graduation rates.  They offer a full range of academic and elective courses including  AP programs, fine arts, technology education, and specialty academies.  All of their schools provide a wide variety of athletics and extra-curricular activities for our students.   Our  BC certified teachers and specialized support staff are dedicated to helping all students experience success in their studies.

Modern, well-equipped classrooms, science labs, libraries, art studios, trade shops, culinary facilities, and gymnasiums, all have wireless access.
An exciting selection of academic and elective courses, including Advanced Placement courses, trades training, and award-winning performing and visual arts programs.
A low ratio of international students gives students a great opportunity to experience Canadian culture and to speak and learn English.
A full range of enriching extracurricular activities, such as athletics, school clubs, and student leadership activities.

Academics

Specialized Programs: French Immersion, Advanced Placement, Sports, Academy programs (Hockey, Soccer & Swimming), International Baccalaureate

Language(s) of Study: English

Total number of schools: 17

Middle/High schools for international students: 5

Total Students: 5,700

Total International Students: 122

High Schools list: George Elliot Secondary, Kelowna Secondary, Mount Boucherie Secondary, Okanagan Mission Secondary, Rutland Secondary

Co-curricular activities

Students are invited to participate in educational, recreational, cultural, and themed events throughout the school year. These monthly activities are included in our program cost. Things like: Kelowna Rockets WHL Hockey Game, Swimming / Water slides, Bowling, Tubing at Big White, Indoor skating and soccer, Hiking, Holiday Seasonal Themed Events.

International students can also take part in full-day excursions offered each semester to:
Whistler Mountain … one of the top ski destinations in the world.
Vancouver region sightseeing, including Chinatown, Gastown, Stanley Park, and free time for shopping/lunch.

Unique District Programs: Culinary Arts, Firefighting, Dance, Advanced Placement, Environmental Science, Theatre, Robotics, Entrepreneurship, Outdoor Education, Fashion Design, Orchestra, Photography, Computer Animation, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, French Immersion, and many more
Students can take the ferry to visit the beautiful capital city of British Columbia, Victoria including the Inner Harbour, Royal BC Museum Fisherman’s Wharf, Government street, and provincial government buildings

Sports

The Central Okanagan offers amazing opportunities indoor and outdoor all year round.
There are a variety of specialized academies to enrich the students’ experience.
Soccer academy available at Mount Boucherie, Okanagan Mission, Rutland, George Elliot
Golf: George Elliot, Mount Boucherie,Okanagan Mission
Hockey: Rutland, Mount Boucherie, Okanagan Mission
Baseball: Rutland, Mount Boucherie
Swimming: Okanagan Mission
Outdoor education: George Elliot, Mount Boucherie, Rutland
Indigenous Studies: Mount Boucherie, Rutland

 

Includes

  • Application to the school/district identified
  • Definition of Academic Curriculum
  •  FEE enrollment costs
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • School enrollment
  • Full board homestay accommodation
  • District health insurance
  • Assistance during the stay with local coordinators
  • Agency Fee
  • Transportation from the airport to the host family