While ESL students are in the program they enjoy many trips and events that exemplify many aspects of Canadian life in the Niagara area.

Winter Activities

  • see a hockey game
  • go tobogganing
  • build a snowman
  • see Niagara Falls in the winter
  • Festival of Lights
  • go caroling in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • watch the Santa Claus parade
  • go on a skiing weekend (optional*)

Spring/Summer Activities

  • strawberry picking
  • Jet Boat ride (optional*)
  • beach volleyball
  • barbecues
  • Port Dalhousie Princess cruise
  • karaoke competition
  • hike the Niagara Glen
  • trip to Canada's Wonderland (optional*)

Fall Activities

  • pumpkin carving & apple bobbing
  • Hallowe'en party
  • trip to Ottawa and Quebec City (optional*)
  • participate in the Grape and Wine Festival‡
  • participate in the intramural soccer, volleyball, and basketball teams

Year-Round Activities

  • practice English with a conversation partner
  • sign up for volunteer work
  • conversation club
  • hiking
  • trip to Niagara Falls
  • trip to Toronto
  • paint ball
  • movie night
  • basketball, volleyball, swimming - and other sports
  • visit Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • listen to presentations by speakers from the community
  • attend local festivals
  • pool tournaments
  • bowling
  • trips to Hamilton
  • scavenger hunt
  • tour and wine tasting at a local winery‡

†These events may not all occur, depending on availability and suitability. Other events may be substituted to meet specific requirements.
*Optional Activities requires students to pay the costs.
‡ Legal drinking age in Ontario is 19. Alcohol will not be served without legal identification of age.