Student French Language Experiential Opportunities


  • Ages 16 years +
  • 5 week intensive language-immersion program
  • Spring and summer programs
  • Bursary awarded by random draw to full-time students who have completed grade 11 or over

International Student Exchange Ontario (ISE Ontario)

  • Core and FI
  • Grade 7-12 students
  • Variety of exchange opportunities available

YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange Program

  • National, non-profit, government supported exchange program
  • Opportunity for ages 16 and 17 to gain work experience and improve second language skills
  • Full-time summer job

Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC)

  • For students, ages 12-17
  • Two week reciprocal exchange

Canadian Heritage-Exchange Canada

  • Exchange opportunities for students, ages 12-17
  • Cross cultural/linguistic opportunities

Alliance Française de Toronto

(Satellite offices in Markham and North York)

  • French language school and cultural center
  • A variety of language courses available
  • Cultural/social events
  • March Break camp

Camp Tournesol

  • Day and overnight summer camps to enhance French Immersion and Francophone programs in Ontario
  • 5-12 years
  • A number of sites available in York Region

Parliamentary Page Program

  • For graduating high school students taking post secondary studies in the National Capital Region (Ottawa)
  • Work part-time and attend school
  • Ability to converse with ease in both English and French