McGill University Downtown Campus. Photo credit: McGill University

Junior Camp at
McGill University

Unforgettable English learning adventures for young students aged 13-17

Photo Credit: McGill University

 

Enjoy McGill's energized big-city vibes while you improve your English or French.

Live and study with other international teens at McGill University, one of the top 40 universities worldwide! You can even learn about performing arts as you experience the city's European charm by taking our Drama and Performance class through our Skills Plus option!* Filled with cobblestone streets, delicious bakeries, and historic buildings, Montréal is like a little slice of Europe in Canada, and is consistently ranked one of the best student cities in the world!

*Skills Plus: The Drama and Performance class option is available during weeks 2, 3, and 4 of the program for an additional fee (July 7 - 27). Skills Plus is taken instead of General English or French. This option requires a minimum level of Beginner 4 and is only available in English.

 

The use of McGill University's name in this document is strictly for the purpose of identifying the locations at which ILSC Education Group is delivering the program. ILSC Education Group has no affiliation with this university and the university is not involved in or responsible for the quality, suitability, delivery, or other aspects of ILSC Education Group's program in any way.

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PROGRAM LENGTH

1-5 weeks

2024 PROGRAM START DATES*

1 week: Jun 30, Jul 7, Jul 14, Jul 21, Jul 28
2 weeks: Jun 30, Jul 7, Jul 14, Jul 21
3 weeks: Jun 30, Jul 7, Jul 14
4 weeks: Jun 30, Jul 7
5 weeks: Jun 30
Weeks run Sunday to Sunday, and the program officially closes on August 4.

AGE REQUIREMENT

13-17 years old

LANGUAGE LEVEL

Any level*

*Skills Plus: The Drama and Performance class option is available during weeks 2, 3, and 4 of the program for an additional fee (July 7 - 27). Skills Plus is taken instead of General English or French. This option requires a minimum level of Beginner 4 and is only available in English.

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Students live and dine within the McGill Residence.

  • CAPACITY: 200
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Single rooms (limited double rooms available upon request)
  • BATHROOMS: Shared, 1:6
  • LAUNDRY: Coin-operated machines available ($2 per wash, $2 per dry)
  • INTERNET: Wireless internet available, campus wide
  • STUDENT TO STAFF RATIO: 1:15
  • ESTIMATED PUBLIC TRANSPORT FEES: $45 CAD per week
  • MEALS: 3 meals per day*

*Options for students with dietary restrictions are available. Please Inquire for more details.

McGill University downtown campus - photo credit McGill University

Attend specialized junior English or French classes or optional Skills Plus. Classes take place at the ILSC Montreal downtown campus just steps from the McGill residence.

  • LANGUAGE OF STUDY: English or French
  • NUMBER OF LANGUAGE LEVELS: 5 Levels
  • NUMBER OF LESSONS: 16.5 (13.75 hours per week)
  • NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER CLASS: 16 max
  • GENERAL ENGLISH OR FRENCH CONTENT: Our Juniors English language curriculum reflects current, real-world issues, recent events, social and environmental issues, popular culture, and events so that the content is relatable and interesting for teens. The Juniors English language program focuses on several areas including Canadian culture, reading, speaking, and writing.
  • SKILLS PLUS CONTENT*: Students at the Beginner 4 level or higher can opt to replace their English class with the Drama and Performance class - discover the world of English theatre and performance arts and improve your English communication skills through acting and scriptwriting.
  • STUDY SCHEDULE: Monday to Friday from 2:30 PM - 5:15 PM
  • CERTIFICATE: All students receive end-of-course certificates and student progress reports.

*Skills Plus: The Drama and Performance class option is available during weeks 2, 3, and 4 of the program for an additional fee (July 7 - 27). Skills Plus is taken instead of General English or French. This option requires a minimum level of Beginner 4 and is only available in English.

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Teen students enjoy a social program that combines on-site activities, evening activities, and off-site trips.

MORNING ACTIVITIES: Students enjoy 5 morning activities per week that include visits to local attractions, sports, and games.

EVENING ACTIVITIES: Evening activities on the McGill downtown campus include scavenger hunts, sports evenings, student performances, and dance parties.

SKILLS PLUS ACTIVITIES: Students who choose Skills Plus will enjoy two morning activities per week, specifically related to their Skills Plus area of study.*

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES: All students enjoy a full-day excursion on Saturdays. Sundays are arrival/departure days, while ongoing students enjoy a second full-day excursion. Excursions may include: exploring various downtown Montréal locations; visits to Ottawa and Quebec City; a day at Six Flags amusement park, and more (options vary depending on students chosen program dates).

*Skills Plus: The Drama and Performance class option is available during weeks 2, 3, and 4 of the program for an additional fee (July 7 - 27). Skills Plus is taken instead of General English or French. This option requires a minimum level of Beginner 4 and is only available in English.

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Weekly Program Schedule

Students will combine daily activities with English or French classes from Monday to Friday and full day activities on Saturday and Sunday. This program also includes a suite of evening activities.*

During specific weeks, students with a higher English level may opt to take the Skills Plus option - these students will replace their General English or French Class with the Skills Plus Drama and Performance Class, and enjoy two Skills Plus activities per week.**

*Exact time may vary depending on the activity.
**The Skills Plus option is only available in English.

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NEW! Skills Plus Option

Drama and Performance

Level up your English learning and explore a topic that matches your interests, talents, and goals! 

Skills Plus is designed for students aged 13-17 years old who are at an intermediate level of English. Skills Plus classes are focused on learning topics that are relevant, relatable, and interesting to teens. In addition to the Skills Plus classes, the Skills Plus option includes two activities each week related to the study topic.

In our Residential Junior summer camp program at McGill, the Skills Plus class option in 2024 is Drama and Performance (Level: Beginner 4+) and is available in English.

The Drama and Performance class introduces students to the world of English theatre and performance arts and improves their English communication skills through acting and scriptwriting.

Skills Plus is optional, and available during specific weeks of the program for an additional fee. This option is only available in English, and students who choose this option take it instead of General English or French classes.

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Larissa
Student Stories

"It has been so amazing because I have an opportunity to meet many different people. We are not just learning English, we learn different cultures. I like when we learn English grammer by doing games, because it makes you learn faster. My summer experience with ILSC in Montreal has been so amazing and I'm enjoying it."

Larissa , Brazil

Where to find us

3425 Rue University, Montréal, Quebec, H3A 2A8 Canada
 

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