Vancouver Summer Program

Age Requirements


Program Duration

2-8 weeks

Average Class Size

15 students per class

Lessons Per Week

25 hours of classes plus activities per week, (70-100 minutes long, 4 lessons per day)


Young Learner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced

About the Vancouver Summer Camp Program

Young people can learn English in an exciting ELS Summer Youth Camp program in Canada. The ELS Summer Youth Camp program in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, exposes young learners to Canadian culture while improving their English skills and helping them to interact with other young people from around the world. The program includes 25 hours per week of English instruction for all proficiency levels and optional afternoon, evening, and weekend activities.

Available Camps

  • Young Learners Program: Ages 9-12
  • Teen Program: Ages 13-17

Optional Activities

Afternoons, evenings, and weekends:

  • Kayaking, biking, shopping, beach volleyball, Vancouver Aquarium
  • Supervised Weekend Trips: Victoria, Whistler, Seattle, Playland, the Rocky Mountains


Offered at Young Learner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels

  • Key Skills: Structure Practice, Canadian Culture, Reading, Speaking
  • Daily journal writing
  • Focus on accuracy in both written and spoken grammar
  • Learn what makes Canada unique through interactive exercises
  • Related weekly educational field trip
  • Focus on participation
  • Develop reading, comprehension and vocabulary skills
  • Group projects and presentations
  • Conversation and vocabulary skills
  • Focus on fluency

ELS Vancouver (ID-04002) is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch of British Columbia. Any program listed on this page, when contracted for more than 6 months or $4000 in tuition, is considered a PTIB approved program. Please visit for more information.

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