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Advantages

Families participate in typical Canadian recreational pastimes on weekends, and students who live with families have the opportunity to join the families. This helps students develop interests of their own that they can share with new friends

A Homestay Coordinator monitors the happiness of students in homestays. She acts as a liaison between student and family when required, and finds new homestays if necessary.

Students in homestays learn English very quickly.

Students in homestays experience Canadian culture.

Often the bonds that are made between International Students and their homestay families endure many years, and are maintained through letters and email.

  • Homestay Contacts

  • Diane Carswell – diane.carswell@sd68.bc.ca

    Kelsey Stewart-Reynolds – k.stewartreynolds@sd68.bc.ca

  • Homestay Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How can I apply to become a Homestay? A: You can fill out the following forms and return them to our office. 1. Application [...]