Location: Vancouver (Canada)

Institution & Organizer: Vancouver Academy of Music

Age of participants: 10 – 17 years old

Dates: 29 July 2018 – 12 August 2018


Founded in 1969, the Vancouver Academy of Music (VAM) is a non-profit institution that has been spreading a love of learning and musical excellence for generations of aspiring musicians. Minutes away from downtown in a traffic-calmed location, VAM is housed in a spacious facility with teaching studios, large classrooms, a library, two performance halls, and the inspiring scenic backdrop of Vanier Park.


  • A once-in-a-lifetime experience for musical exploration and growth
  • An exciting multicultural learning environment
  • Varied and interesting extra-curricular activities and excursions to enjoy
  • Enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of Vancouver and British Columbia
  • Learn English through an engaging and highly applicable curriculum
  • Understand and appreciate the value of the Arts and their long-term benefits to physical, mental and emotional growth
  • Experience living with a warm and pleasant Canadian family or with other students from around the world and a modern student residence
  • Facilitated by some of the most highly skilled, experienced and dedicated musicians and educators in Vancouver


VAM’s hand-selected faculty is composed of Vancouver’s finest musicians and educators from organizations such as Vancouver Symphony, Orchestra, Vancouver Opera, and UBC School of Music. VAM students regularly enjoy numerous performance and competition opportunities; masterclasses and workshops with world renowned musicians; innovative programs and exchanges with national and international partners


CAD 2,850

Private class rate: $100/hour


  • Insurance
  • Tuition Fee
  • Materials Fee
  • Activity Participation Fee
  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off
  • Three Meals per Day
  • Accommodation (14 nights)


  • Application Fee (CAD 150 – non refundable)
  • Visa and airfare
  • Custodian Letter (if applicable)


Subject to change.


Serviced Student Residence - GEC PEARSON

GEC properties are located in close proximity to educational institutions and near major transportation hubs, offering students a safe, clean, and convenient place to stay at affordable rates in Metro Vancouver.

GEC Pearson is situated in a quiet neighborhood with many parks and a shopping center located nearby. With just a short walk to the Skytrain, it is a convenient commute to many school.

· Fully furnished suites- Laundry, etc.
· Free Wi-Fi and Netflix
· Fitness centre
· 24-hour Security
· Weekly housekeeping
· Access to the common areas
· Large windows with view of city


  • Learn more about Canadian culture through the homestay family
  • Learn about local customs and traditions, from eating habits to family routines
  • Complete furniture - bed, table, laundry, etc.
  • Three meals a day with pick up & drop off from and to school

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this program at the moment

Vancouver (Canada)

As one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver offers a variety of options for students studying here. Whether it is enjoying the beauty around Stanley Park, taking in the sights or viewing the city from high atop Grouse Mountain, there is something for everyone to do. Home to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is Read more