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Wolf Creek Public Schools

 

The Wolf Creek International Learning Program is located in beautiful central Alberta, Canada and is easily accessible to the two airports of Calgary and Edmonton. This unique program involves local Canadian students as student ambassadors through a large range of school activities and monthly program activities. International students participate with the student ambassadors on various excursions and local events during their program experience. This approach provides the students with a life-changing experience complete with lifelong friendships! Students are placed in one of 30 school locations across our school division and matched with the academic and athletic interests they provide in their application. The Wolf Creek International Learning Program resides in Wolf Creek School Division which has strong academic programs and a wide variety of learning opportunities and sports programs. Students are welcome to apply for both short-term and long-term programs while many students attend for several years to complete an Alberta High School diploma.

Program Established:  2018

Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, 2+ years to support graduation, Short Term, Summer

Language(s) of Study: English and/or French

Total number of schools:  30

High schools for international students: 8

Total Students in District/Board:  7800

Total International Students:  30

International Students Accepted for Grades:  5-12

Nearest Airport:  Equal Distance to both Calgary and Edmonton airports.

Situated nearby a large number of engaging student activities such as skiing, natural historical sites, mountain ranges and shopping our location combines the best of both rural living with access to city life. Our location allows students to easily access professional sport events and athletic programs while enjoying large open spaces to connect with nature in our beautiful province of Alberta. The City of Lacombe is our central location with several other small towns and cities nearby.

Students are placed with local host families during their stay in our program. Each host family is carefully selected and matched with student interests. Local families are friendly and our host families welcome international students with open arms. International students will quickly find that our host families participate in many exciting activities with the students outside of our school day.

A wide range of monthly activities are included as part of the international student experience in the Wolf Creek International Learning Program. Customized opportunities also can be provided for students with specific interests in academic and sports programs.  Our program operates in safe, warming, caring communities with a high degree of support from staff and student ambassadors to help students learn English quickly and have a fantastic learning and cultural experience in Central Alberta! Come join us and be part of an amazing experience of a lifetime! Find us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and our YouTube channel.

 

Application Deadlines:  Any time

Application Fee:  $250.00

Full Year Tuition Fee:  $13,000

1 Semester Tuition Fee:  $6,750

Annual Homestay Placement Fee:  $300

Homestay Monthly Fee: $950

Annual Health Insurance Fee:  $1000.00

Annual Custodianship Fee:  $250.00

Activities Fee:  $0

All Funds are based in Canadian Dollars

General Inquiries Email: wci@wolfcreek.ab.ca

Website: wci@wolfcreek.ab.ca

Address: 6000 Highway 2A

City:  Ponoka

Province:  Alberta

Postal Code: T4J 1P6

Phone:  403-783-3473

Fax: 403-783-3483

 

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