Experience High School Life in Canada


Experience daily life in a Canadian High School, with English Classes in the morning, and the opportunity to integrate with local students in the afternoon, while you apply your English knowledge towards real life situations. In this CISS programme, students have the opportunity to stay with a local host family, explore the charming city of Orangeville, spend time in trendy Toronto and visit the world-famous Niagara Falls.

Host Family

Students will have an immersion experience not only in school, but also in the their stay with a host family. These families are open an excited to integrate international students into their lifestyle and activities. Students are encouraged to come with an open mind so they can gain the greatest benefit from this experience. The family will provide a welcoming environment, as well as a bedroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered by the host family, and on school days and excursions, a bagged lunch will be provided.

Ages14 to 18
AccommodationHomestay with a local Host Family in Double Room
Session Length2 weeks - March 21 to April 03, 2020
Excursions1 day to Toronto and 1 to Niagara Falls
MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Dates and Fees 2020

All fees are in Canadian Dollars $CAD

Attention: Dates and Prices for 2020 Departing
Friday, April 3rd, 2020 
March 21st, 2020
3 Weeks


  • Airport meet and greet upon arrival and roundrip transfers (YYZ Airport)
  • Homestay accommodation with 3 daily meals
  • Double occupancy (single available for extra fee)
  • ESL lessons and attendance at local Canadian High School
  • Canadian Student Buddy at local school
  • Listed excursions, including admission to CN Tower and Journey Behind the Falls
  • School bus transportation on all excursions
  • Emergency health insurance
  • 24-hour emergency services
  • On-site programme coordinator
  • Invitation letter
  • Programme completion certificate
  • All applicable taxes


  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Unaccompanied minor fees (if applicable)
  • Personal Spending money

*Canadian and US citizens currently residing in Canada or the United States are asked to contact CISS for domestic rates. Taxes are included. Information updated: September 25, 2019

Activities & Excursions

Niagara Falls

Students will leave Orangeville and head to Niagara Falls. On this excursion, they will be able to see the amazing Falls, and go on a Journey Behind it. They will also visit the Table Rock Complex and have some fun on the attractions of Clifton Hill.

Niagara Falls, Canada

Inclusions: Private bus transportation, chaperone and tickets to the Journey Behind the Falls.

Toronto Excursion

Students will leave Orangeville together and go to Toronto, the capital of Ontario and largest city in Canada. There, they will visit the CN Tower, the Toronto City Hall, University of Toronto and the Parliament Building.

Toronto Skyline - Sunset

Inclusions: Private bus transportation, chaperone and tickets to the CN Tower.



Nestled in the rolling countryside less than an hour from Toronto and only moments away from the unspoiled, natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, Orangeville is infused with small town charm and “big city” amenities. Celebrating its 157 year anniversary in 2020, Orangeville is a quaint suburban town renowned for it’s safe and family-oriented lifestyle as well as its rich cultural and artistic community. From downtown shopping to canoeing on the lake, from scupture gardens to stage theatre...there’s something for everyone in Orangeville!


Sat - Mar 21 Sun - Mar 22 Mon - Mar 23 Tue - Mar 24 Wed - Mar 25 Thu - Mar 26 Fri - Mar 27
Arrival in Toronto, Transfer to Orangeville and meet Host Family With Host Family Niagara excursion: Journey Behind the Falls, Table Rock Complex, Clifton Hill Programme Orientation, School Tour and School Experience


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy

Sat - Mar 28 Sun - Mar 29 Mon - Mar 30 Tue - Mar 31 Wed - Apr 1 Thu - Apr 2 Fri - Apr 3
With Host Family School Experience Toronto excursion: CN Tower, Toronto City Hall, China Town, University of Toronto, Parliament Building


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy


PM - School Experience with Canadian Buddy

Depart for Toronto Airport


When at school, students should expect to have the following schedule:

Time Activity
08:55 - 10:15 ESL Lessons
10:20 - 11:35 ESL Lessons
11:35 - 12-35 Lunch
12:40 - 13:55 School Experience with Canadian Buddy
14:00 - 15:15 School Experience with Canadian Buddy