The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange (SWSE) program is a national exchange opportunity for 16- and 17-year-old youth living in Canada. Over six weeks in the summer, youth travel to another community in Canada, living and working in their second official language. Participants are employed in public sector or non-profit jobs, providing them with meaningful employment experience and a chance to contribute to impactful work in communities across the country.
Summer is a great time for kids to go to camp! Summer camps give youth the opportunity to meet new friends, gain independence, and build confidence.
Once again, CPF Alberta partners with Alliance Française of Edmonton and Calgary for Summer Camps. CPF Alberta members that register for any of the Summer Camps listed for kids ages 6 - 11 will receive a $25 discount on cost.
The language enrichment programs don’t have to end when you graduate. With Odyssey, French learners can find immersion opportunities as language assistants in immersive environments. Participants get to live in their learned language, while sharing their own linguistic skills with
Destination Clic is a three-week summer program tailored to help francophone youth (outside Quebec) nurture their sense of belonging to and identity with their francophone community at home and abroad. If you want your child to enhance their French-speaking skills
Every year, participating schools and youth organizations send 10-30 youth (ages 12- 17) on exchange somewhere in Canada. On average, 4,500 youth and their chaperones per year are chosen, representing just under 200 groups. That’s hundreds of thousands of young
Explore is an intensive French-immersion program that is offered during the spring and summer. If you are interested in learning or improving French and travelling to a new part of Canada, then Explore might be the perfect program for you. The program offers students 13+ the chance to travel and meet peers from across Canada, while learning French language and cultures.