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International Students go to camp for Orientation Week

September 5, 2017


GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand District School Board welcomed students to the International Student Program with a fun Orientation Week.

Camp Kandalore 2017

This year, the International Student Program welcomed more than 180 new elementary and secondary students for the September intake.

Camp Kandalore 2017 2

Elementary students were able to register in person at their assigned school with a member of the International Student Program team.

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At the secondary level, students met at two different locations on August 28 and 29 to participate in assessments in English and Math, to complete registration paperwork and to tour their assigned schools.

Camp Kandalore 2017 Ropes

On August 30, secondary students were fortunate to spend the last few days of Orientation Week at Camp Kandalore in the Algonquin Highlands.

At camp, students participated in team building activities, canoeing, wall climbing, hikes, ropes courses and so much more.

Camp Kandalore 2017 Sunset

This camping trip allows students to build friendships while learning about Canadian history, geography and culture, as well as reviewing the expectations for success in the UGDSB system.

Camp Kandalore 2017

Students and staff that attended camp created memories and had a great time.

Read more about the UGDSB’s International Students Program in the Guelph Mercury Tribune.

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