Program Details

As a high school student studying in Quebec City, Canada, you will live with a host family perfecting your French language skills and experiencing life as a Canadian student for a trimester or semester in a program that fits your school schedule.
Location:
Quebec, Canada
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Spring Semester, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

As a high school student studying in Quebec City, Canada, you will live with a host family perfecting your French language skills and experiencing life as a Canadian student for a trimester or semester in a program that fits your school schedule.

Studying abroad in our fellow North American country will enable you to pick up another language and discover French-Canadian culture. You’ll be able to supplement your complete language immersion with French lessons every Tuesday and Thursday.

Enjoy a range of memorable and cultural activities, make lifelong international friends and have unforgettable experiences. With only around 1% of high school students studying abroad each year, this is your chance to embark on a unique academic travel adventure that will set you apart from most high school students in your class. How’s that for standing out on college applications?!

Program Prices include:

  • Round-trip international airfare from JFK to Quebec City
  • Host family accommodations and 3 meals per day
  • Personal assistance from a Greenheart Travel program manager
  • Medical/Accident insurance
  • Support and counseling services from in-country staff
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Pre-departure Orientation and Preparation
    • Cultural Pre-departure Orientation (via Skype)
    • General Pre-departure Orientation (in-person or via Skype)
  • Arrival Orientation in Quebec City
  • Monthly Cultural Activities
  • French Classes (4 hrs/week for 6 weeks)
  • Opportunities to volunteer in your host community
  • Letter of Recommendation upon request and successful completion of the program
Setting Description:
Living with a host family while studying abroad in Canada is the best way to learn about the culture. Full immersion into a country not only lets you live life as a local, but also offers you a chance to build incredible life skills like independence and flexibility while gaining a global perspective.
Cost:
Academic Trimester: $10,730 / Academic Semester: $18,100 USD. Program Includes: --Round-trip international airfare from JFK to Quebec City --Host family accommodations and 3 meals per day --Personal assistance from a Greenheart Travel program manager --Medical/Accident insurance --Support from in-country staff --24-hour emergency support --Pre-departure Orientation and Preparation --Arrival Orientation in Quebec City --Monthly Cultural Activities

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
You should also: - Be between 13 and 17 years of age - 2 years of French language instruction or participate in a 6 week language course for additional cost - Be from the United States - Possess a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0 - Be in great mental* and physical health - Have a genuine interest in becoming a part of your host family and community

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