Trent ESL proudly presents GOOSE International Youth Camp to teenagers worldwide who would like to experience authentic Canadian culture.
About The Program
Embark on a summer adventure in Canada and create lifelong memories learning English, experiencing Canadian culture first hand, and exploring all that summer in Ontario has to offer. Join us at
We offer more than English … we provide a unique and energetic summer experience full of fun, friendship and adventure – all in one of the most highly-rated countries in the world. Exploring Canada’s Wonderland, feeling the spray of Niagara Falls, or discovering the earliest works in human history - campers will spend one of their most unforgettable summers with us.
CHOOSE ONE FROM 3 THREE PROGRAM OPTIONS!
IMMERSE IN LANGUAGE: ESL OPTION
If improving English is the goal for the summer, our GOOSE English program offers the highest standard of English language training with the Trent ESL program, an accredited member of Languages Canada since 2007. Outstanding teaching with our trained camp staff, as well as fun learning experiences in our intensive immersion program results in the greatest learning outcomes. No minimum English proficiency is required.
IMMERSE IN SELF-DISCOVERY: UBOUND OPTION
Our UBound program is the perfect way to explore your interests and strengths to see what the future may hold for you; the potential is boundless! Campers in the U-bound stream will spend half of their days (Monday to Friday) exploring their competencies and capabilities by engaging with various programs at Trent through an experiential learning process. They will experience workshops, clinics, and activities related to a range of professional and academic pursuits, in a way that will help them identify their interests for future study in university or college. Examples of the topics include business, leadership and management, environmental sciences, forensic science, computer coding, writing and communications, robotics, health care, and more. Suggested English Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or above
IMMERSE IN LEADERSHIP: THE INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP MINDSET OPTION (iLM)
The international Leadership Mindset (iLM) program is a stream of the GOOSE camp offerings, focused on cultivating leadership thinking and competencies in youth in a positive and constructive manner. Today’s world requires differentiated leadership: thinking and acting with a responsible and strategic approach to change, progress, and vision for a global future. The iLM is designed for experiential learning and leadership development for the leaders of
The program is designed to lead participants through the mindsets with an eye to their leadership, emotional intelligence, sense of community, and more. Suggested English Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or above
Trent’s GOOSE camp is more than just fun. We aim to develop important skills including decision-making, problem solving, independence, teamwork, responsibility, and interpersonal skills. At GOOSE, we work hard to ensure that each camper has the opportunity to learn, grow and play each day. Check our sample schedule at our 2024 brochure:
“As a team, we draw on our own summer camp experiences to create the authentic Canadian Summer Camp experience we share with international student campers. At our camp, we combine outdoor fun with the comfort and convenience of living in Homestays in a small, safe Canadian city. ” - Glenda Fish, Manager Trent-ESL
“The English classes were really dynamic and really well prepared.” - Previous Trent ESL summer campers
Key Program Dates
|Student Arrival||July 1||July 15||July 29|
|1st Day of Camp||July 1||July 15||July 29|
|Last Day of Camp||July 12||July 26||August 9|
|Student Departure||July 12||July 26||August 9|
*Early arrival or late departure from the program is subject to Early Arrival/Late Departure fees"
Included in the camp package:
- Full-service camp from the time of arrival at Toronto Pearson International Airport, until the time of departure
- On-campus accommodation
- Health Insurance for the duration of camp
- Notarization of Custodianship Declaration Form (IMM5646) in Canada
- Three meals per day *(see “not included” section below)
- All campers receive an arrival package including a camp t-shirt, water bottle, and other memorabilia
- One complimentary chaperone is included in the fees for each group of 10
- Daily afternoon adventures provide physical and creative outlets in a traditional summer camp format- canoeing, sports, water activities, arts & crafts, low ropes and more
- Local excursions to a range of local attractions included
- Professional staff, 24/7 on-campus safety, and excellent supervision at all times
- Evening programs include movie nights, shopping, games, music, Indigenous teachings, campfires and more, providing the quintessential camp and tourism experience
- Out-of-town excursions to famous tourist destinations such as Niagara Falls and Canada’s Wonderland are included
- GOOSE Certificate
- Sessions are two weeks in duration
- Unique “Future Study Promise” offers GOOSE campers a loyalty advantage: past GOOSE campers who later come to Trent for an undergraduate program will receive a $1000 reduction in their first year of undergraduate fees!
- Pre-arrival and post-departure meals (international travel days)
- Personal spending money
- Notarization of Custodianship Declaration Form (IMM5646) in country of residence
- Airport shuttle on non-designated shuttle days
- Canada’s Wonderland lunch and dinner (recommended budget $50)
- Niagara Falls lunch and dinner (recommended budget $40)
- Two local downtown dinners (recommended budget $16 per dinner)
Contact Us & Plan Your Group
Phone: +1 705 748 1314