Programs

The Rocky Mountain International Student Program (RMISP) offers international students the opportunity to study in the world-famous Rocky Mountains and beautiful British Columbia for a couple weeks, a month, a year, or through graduation! 

RMISP also organizes group and individual exchanges for Canadian students and supports district students in exchanges through organizations like Rotary International.

High School in Canada

International students may attend a public secondary school (typically grades 8-12) or middle school (grades 7-9) in one of our communities. Monthly trips and activities are included at no extra charge.

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Credit granted: yes
  • Accommodations: homestay
  • Program start: September or February
  • Program length: 5 months or 10 months* 

*Shorter placements (2-4 months) are available at select schools. Longer placements (2-3 years) are available for students who want to graduate in Canada.

Summer Camps

Summer camp students can choose to focus on English as a Second Language or Outdoor Education. Afternoon activities and weekend trips are included at no extra charge.

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Credit granted: no
  • Program start: July
  • Program length: 2 - 6 weeks
  • Accommodations: homestay or dorm style

Short-Term Groups

RMISP hosts several groups of international students from partner schools every year. Programs are custom designed to meet the needs of the partner school and may include a mix of ESL instruction, regular classes and extra-curricular activities and trips. 

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Credit granted: no
  • Program start: July
  • Program length: 2 - 6 weeks
  • Accommodations: homestay or dorm style

Exchanges for Canadian Students

Canadian students in School Districts 5, 6, 19 and 91 are encouraged to participate in exchanges with students form countries around the world. 

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Classes: attend school in another country
  • Program start: varies
  • Program length: 2 weeks to 10 months
  • Group or individual exchanges possible