International Youth Summer Camp

International Youth Summer Camp

People canoeing in Sudbury

Welcome to the 2017 International Youth Summer Camp

Rainbow International invites you to explore our beautiful city this summer.

Join students from around the world for:

  • English classes with a professional ESL Certified teacher
  • Cultural activities, sports and excursions
  • Daily interaction with Canadian students
  • Friendship with youth from various countries, including Canada
  • Your choice of a 1 or 2 week program

Expand your English language proficiency

  • Student-centred, fun learning environment
  • Focus on oral communication (speaking and listening)
  • Small class sizes
  • Certificate of Completion awarded at the end of the program

Planned activities

  • Visit to Manitoulin Island, the largest freshwater island in the world
  • Outdoor Adventure Training at Laurentian University
  • 3-Day trip to the beautiful city of Ottawa – our nation’s capital
  • Science North and Dynamic Earth excursions

All activities are closely supervised by teaching staff who are committed to keeping students very busy and safe at all times.

Sample schedule with possible activities

Monday, July 3, 2017 Arrival (pick up at airport)
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Orientation, assessment and welcome lunch
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 English class and Dynamic Earth
Thursday, July 6, 2017 English class and campfire
Friday, July 7, 2017 English class and travel
Saturday, July 8, 2017 Ottawa
Sunday, July 9, 2017 Ottawa
Monday, July 10, 2017 English class and boat tour
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 English class and beach
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Manitoulin Island
Thursday, July 13, 2017 English class and shopping
Friday, July 14, 2017 Laurentian Leadership
Saturday, July 15, 2017 Science North
Sunday, July 16, 2017 Departure

This year is Canada’s 150th Birthday!

Join us as we celebrate our nation’s capital!

Explore museums, art galleries and music and cultural festivals this summer.

An image of Ottawa's parliament hill
Source: Ottawa Tourism

How to Apply

Summer programs will run between July 4 and July 15, 2017.

Application Process

1. Download and complete the International Youth Summer Camp application form.

2. Forward the completed form along with a $200 CAD non-refundable application fee to Rainbow District School Board, 408 Wembley Drive, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, P3E 1P2 or email

Once your application and application fee has been received, you will receive a confirmation letter with important information about your arrival.

Registration Requirements

  • Legal status in Canada. Students of some countries only need a passport, while others may need a Visa. Please check with the Canadian Consulate in your country.
  • Must be between 13 and 17 years of age
  • Pre-registration and payment in full prior to June 01, 2017
  • Medical Insurance coverage for the entire duration of your stay in Canada

An image of Laurentian University residence
Laurentian University residence


Students enrolled in the International Youth Summer Camp will stay at a supervised residence at Laurentian University.

Program Fees

2 Week Program (recommended)$ 2,295.00 CAD*
1 Week Program$ 1,147.00 CAD*

*Fees include accommodations and three meals per day.

All fees are in Canadian dollars and must be made payable to Rainbow District School Board.

Fees must be received by no later than June 1, 2017.

Space is limited. Interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Contact Us

To learn more or to register, please contact:

Rainbow District School Board
408 Wembley Drive
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
P3E 1P2

Download the International Youth Summer Camp Flyer or Application Form below.