Golden students rafting on the Kicking Horse River.

The Rocky Mountain International Student Program sponsors a wide variety of activities, events and trips for participating students. The schedule has been carefully planned to ensure a complete cultural and recreational experience for participating students. Download a printable PDF here. The schedule is subject to change. 

For photos of past activities, events, and trips, please click here


September Welcome Activity

Rafting on the Elk River in Fernie, BC

River rafting, scenic float, canoeing or other waterfront activity (weather permitting)

October City Sightseeing Trip

Glass floor of Calgary Tower Viewing Deck

Overnight trip to Calgary with a visit to Lake Louise


November Curling Activity

MBSS students learn one of Canada's favourite winter sports

Learn to curl at the local rink - instruction, gear and snacks provided

December Ski & Snowboard Day

Group lessons are provided for all levels

Hit the slopes for a day of skiing or snowboarding - includes lesson, rental and lift ticket

January Winter Sport Activity

Cross-country lessons in Kimberley, BC

Cross-country skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing or other local activity

February Ski & Snowboard Day

Beginner lesson at Fernie Alpine Resort

Another ski/snowboard day at a nearby resort - includes lesson, rental and lift ticket

March Hot Springs

Hot Springs pool in winter; located in Kootenay National Park
Radium Hot Springs by Kari Medig /

Warm up during the last weeks of winter in the local hot springs pool

April Canadian Heritage Trip

World Heritage Site in Fort MacLeod, Alberta

Overnight trip to national park, historic site and/or city sightseeing

May Adventure Activity

Adventure park featuring Canada's highest suspension bridges.
Golden Skybridge by Mitch Winton /

A day of fun at Golden Skybridge adventure park

June Farewell Events

End-of-year celebrations are organized in every community