Activities, Events and Trips

The Rocky Mountain International Student Program sponsors a wide variety of activities, events and trips for participating students. The 2016/17 schedule listed below is confirmed but subject to change. For photos of past activities, events, and trips, please click here. For a printable version of the 2016/17 Experience Schedule, click the link below.

SPONSORED (included in program fees)

These events, activities, and trips are sponsored by the Rocky Mountain International Student Program. The schedule is carefully planned to ensure a complete cultural and recreational experience for participating students.

September
  • River rafting
  • Welcome trip to Alberta (Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary)
October
  • Hike/Hot Springs Adventure
November
  • Curling party (Canada's other favourite sport!)
December
  • International Ski/Snowboard Day
January
  • Dog-sledding experience
February
  • International ski/snowboard day
March
  • Winter camping experience
April
  • Spring trip West Edmonton Mall 
May
  • Canoe and/or kayak experience
June
  • Year-end BBQ party in Invermere
  • Rocky Rewards trip to Vancouver (for qualifying students only)

OPTIONAL (additional fees required)

These events, activities, and trips are arranged by the Rocky Mountain International Student Program but they are not included in the basics fees students pay. Additional fees will be required to participate.

September
  • Skyline Luge at Canada Olympic Park
October
  • Columbia Icefields trip and trek
December
  • NHL hockey game (Calgary Flames)
February
  • WHL hockey game
March
  • NLL lacrosse game in Calgary 
May
  • Waterton-Glacier international cruise (south)
  • Banff gondola (north) 
Important:  optional trips are subject to minimum enrollment requirements and may be postponed or cancelled if student numbers are insufficient.

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Experience Schedule Experience Schedule (597 KB)

Application Form Application Form (790 KB)

Participation Form Participation Form (356 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (4034 KB)