The Montreal French Camps are designed for students who are interested in learning French while being immersed in Canada’s most bilingual city. A variety of excursions, daily classes, sporting activities and a fully organized on-camp programme keep the students occupied and learning at all times.

All classes, excursions, tours and camp activities are conducted in French. The French Camps staffs are native French language speakers who communicate with campers in French at all times. The use of French is encouraged through positive re-enforcement.

MWS Montreal Camps offer residential and day programme options.

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There are 3 separate MWS Montreal French Camps. They are:

Junior Camp – 7 to 10 years old
Intermediate Camp – 11 to 13 years old
Senior Camp – 14 to 17 years old

Each camp is specifically designed to meet the needs of the particular age group. Thus, there are some activities and excursions that are unique to each camp.

Once per week, the camps have “integration periods” where all three groups come together for special excursions and/or leadership building activities.

All camps offer the following:

Camper focused language classes
Daily excursions
Exciting camp activities
Professional staff
Youth focused
All inclusive fees

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Montreal is Canada’s “Bilingual Metropolis”. A North American city with a European flavor, Montreal is proud of its colorful history and excited about its modern progress. Fantastic restaurants, great shopping and a rich cultural life make a visit to this great Canadian city unforgettable!

The Montreal Camps are located on the McGill University Campus.

douglas-hall2McGill University is located in the centre of Montreal, at the foot of Mont Royal. It is a beautiful and historic campus dating back to 1821 when it was originally established as an English-speaking university in Quebec. The University is within walking distance to many places of interest in Montreal. It is very close to the metro system allowing the camps to travel and visit attractions throughout the city.

McGill University facilities include:

  • Residences
  • Dining Room
  • Classrooms
  • Theatres
  • Libraries
  • Sports Fields


McGill University provides an in-house meal service for the camps. Lunches and dinners are also offered in a variety of restaurants in Montreal.

  • 3 meals per day in the University dining hall or in restaurants while on tour
  • Hot and cold choices for all meals (vegetarian entrees always provided)
  • Wide assortment of drinks

MWS Montreal - dining room

Continental breakfast includes: orange/apple juices, various breads (loafs, muffins, croissants, bagels), various cereals, fresh cut fruit and oatmeal

Restaurant meals: a variety of options to choose from at each restaurant, including vegetarian options, hot or cold choices (depending on the meal), salad options and/or soup options

Restaurants of choice: We work with a variety of restaurants in Montreal to offer good, nutritious options for all meals. The majority of restaurants used are small, privately owned, with lots of character and attention to quality and service.

Every week students enjoy dining in some of Montreal’s outstanding restaurants.

Breakfast Lunch
(includes soup, salad, desserts)
(includes soup, salad, desserts)
Monday continental breakfast gourmet sandwich bar restaurant meals while on tour
Tuesday continental breakfast macaroni & cheese, beef tacos, sandwiches beef bourguignon, cheese ravioli, couscous
Wednesday continental breakfast restaurant meals while on tour restaurant meals while on tour
Thursday continental breakfast chicken parmesan, cheese cannelloni roast pork, mashed potatoes, tofu stir fry
Friday continental breakfast restaurant meals while on tour veal, beans, beef stew, vegetarian stew, rice
Saturday continental breakfast jumbo hot dogs, dollar chips, chili (vegetable) roast chicken, potatoes, vegetable couscous
Sunday continental breakfast restaurant meals while on tour restaurant meals while on tour


Students and staff at the MWS Montreal Camps live in the residences of McGill University. The rooms are clean, comfortable and simple.

  • Residences divided according to sex and age of the students
  • Rooms have single beds (single and double room accommodation)
  • Bedding is supplied but not towels (bed linen changed weekly)
  • Semi-private and shared washrooms
  • Spacious common/activity rooms
  • 24-hour security


Residential students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Montreal. Upon arrival at the airport, train or bus station, the MWS Montreal Camps staff is there to meet and welcome the students.

Transfers to the camps are by private bus service (if arriving as part of a group) or by limousine cars if arriving as individuals or in small groups. P.E. Trudeau airport is approximately 30 minutes away from the centre of the city and the MWS Montreal Camps.

Day Programme students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camps daily.

Transportation to excursions during the camp programmes is by local public transit, which includes subways and buses. The public transit system is the safest, cleanest, easiest and fastest way to travel in Montreal.

Comfortable coach buses transport the students on full day excursions to Quebec City and Ottawa.



Your child’s age is his or her age as of
Dec. 31, 2018
Junior Camp – 7 to 10 years old
Intermediate Camp – 11 to 13 years old
Senior Camp – 14 to 17 years old



Session Arrival Date Departure Date
1 Week Sessions O July 01 July 08
O1 July 08 July 15
O2 July 15 July 22
O3 July 22 July 29
O4 July 28 August 04
2 Week Sessions A July 01 July 14
A1 July 08 July 21
A2 July 15 July 28
A3 July 22 August 04
3 Week Sessions B July 01 July 21
B1 July 08 July 28
B2 July 15 August 04
4 Week Sessions C July 01 July 28
C1 July 08 August 04
5 Week Sessions D July 01 August 04
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