University of British Columbia, Vancouver combined with amazing St. John's Academy, Vancouver Island

The “Better Vancouver”
Breathtaking, serene, and safest place on Earth!

Kingswood

Kingswood is the only camp to offer a duel program staying at world-famous University of British Columbia located in Downtown Vancouver and prestigious St. John’s Academy located on Vancouver Island as a part of its standard curriculum. We are also the only camp on the Pacific Ocean.

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Kingswood Summer Camps operate out of two of Canada’s most prestigious institutions University of British Columbia and St. John’s Academy.

St. John’s Academy is recognized internationally for the quality of its program and facility.

University of British Columbia Residences

To enjoy excursions around Vancouver, campers will reside at UBC Westbrook for the first four days of our program.

University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia
Stanley Park
Science Museum
Capilano Bridge
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St. John's Academy
Vancouver Island
Victoria
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St. John's Academy Programs

St. John’s Academy boasts over a kilometer of its own private waterfront and is internationally regarded as Canada’s leading boarding school.

Program Details

Both Junior English with Multi Activity and Global Teen program are available for our Vancouver Island Program.

Upon arrival, students will be taken to the University of British Columbia for the first four day’s of their summer camp program during which they will experience all of the major attractions that Vancouver has to offer like Stanley Park, Vancouver aquarium and Science Museum, Capilano bridge, and Whistler! 
 
On the evening of day 4 students will travel over to St. John’s Academy taking a ferry tour to the capital Victoria filled with adventure and stunning views.
 
This elite program includes four hours of English classes in the morning Monday-to-Friday along with class projects, debates and inter-class activities that emphasize communication skills.
 
Students are assigned classes based on English abilities after taking their entry placement tests upon arrival.
 

Oral skills are emphasized, while teachers also include grammar, reading and writing skills resulting in record performance by the students.

The curriculum follows the syllabus of the internationally recognized association Languages Canada. All teachers are screened and certified ESL instructors.

With the expertise of Kingswood’s teachers, students develop their language skills, build confidence and foster a love of language while enjoying themselves safely in a foreign country.

Students will visit local landmarks and attractions and take part in activities such as canoeing, horse riding and leadership (including an optional Equestrian Riding and Leadership Program), hiking, whale-watching, Sunday night at SFU, SFU tour, Vancouver excursion, Monday evening ferry to Van Island ‘ Best of both Worlds’, and much more. 

There is also two half-days and one full-day excursion each week. In the evenings, students are encouraged to take part in games that emphasize team-building and self-reflection. 

All activities are supervised by our highly qualified and trained counselors following the British Columbia Camps Association guidelines.

All Kingswood counselors live on-site to provide 24-hour care and supervision. Students have access to all amenities at the world-class campus facilities.

EQUESTRIAN RIDING AND LEADERSHIP Program SUPPLEMENT CAN BE ADDED TO EITHER PROGRAM.

ACTIVITIES LIST

Over 40 daily activities to choose from!
Activities subject to change and a multi activity choice will be available.

ACTIVE

– Canoeing
– Kayak
– Paddle boarding
– Soccer
– Basketball
– Tennis
– Mini Olympics
– Climbing
– Yoga
– Capture the flag
– Beach Volley Ball
– Dodge Ball
– Aerobics

CREATE

– Arts & Craft
– Biscuit and cake decorating
– Blow painting
– Contemporary Dance
– Creative Arts
– Dance and Drama
– Drama
– Face painting
– Firefly/CNN Camp Newspaper
– Guitar playing
– Hand Art
– Hip Hop Dance
– Jazz Dance
– Jewellery Making
– Mascot Making
– Mask making
– Mega Murals
– Musical Theatre
– Performing Arts
– Singing

DISCOVER

– Treasure Hunt
– Bushcraft
– Egg Drop
– Hiking
– Nature Trail
– Nature close up
– Nightline
– Outdoor Living Skills
– Roaming Reporter
– Scavanger Hunt
– Special Adventures
– Trecking
– Wide Games

PLAY

– Big Party
– Camp Songs and stories
– Lakeside Adventure
– Parachute Game
– Slip and slide
– Under the stars
– Ultimate Frisbee

What’s included at camp

Sample Schedule

4 Week Sample English and Multi Activity Schedule

This is a sample schedule only. It is subject to change.

Have a question about our program?

Get in touch.

We welcome all questions and are more than happy to help you out! Please give us 24-48 hours for a response.

Vancouver Office

#300 - 1275 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6H 1A6

Call Us

+1 602 708 9994

Mexico City Office

Av Homero #136-902, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo 11560, CDMX, Mexico

Office Hours

Monday–Saturday 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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