Academic Camp: adventure,
challenge & inspiration

  • Inspiring and challenging academic summer camp for students aged 12 to 17
  • Study academic subjects Computer Science
  • Live on a beautiful and safe woodland campus in New Brunswick Ottawa, Ontario,
  • Go whale watching, swim in the ocean, visit natural parks. Experience the highest tides in the world the Bay of Fundy 
  • Learn in a global community with experienced and qualified teachers and professional instructors.
More about our summer education programme

 

News

11/01/2022

Win a free week @Academic Summer Camp

We are very excited to launch our 2022 social media competition where we are giving away one FREE week at Academic Summer in Bristol or London. 
 
All you have to do to enter is: 
 
  1. Complete this short form. 
  1. Head over to your favourite social media platform - Instagram, Facebook or Tik Tok and post your creative and inspirational photos/videos demonstrating the positive impact your Academic Summer experience had on your life and future.  If you’ve never attended one of our camps then we’d like to see how you think the opportunity will help you.  Remember to add #AcademicSummer #AcademicCamp so we can find your posts.   
 

More about Win a free week @Academic Summer Camp here.

13/12/2021

2022 risk free booking is opened!

Academic Summer and Academic Camp have operated summer camps during the summers of 2020 and 2021 in the UK and Europe. We, therefore, have experience in running our camps during COVID times. We hope this will give you the confidence to book your summer camp with us.  
We are now taking bookings for 2022 with an option to book risk-free. 

In order to help families to make decisions about next summer and book with confidence, we are introducing interim terms and conditions for any new bookings made between 1st December 2021 and 28th February 2022.   
   


More about COVID-19 Amendments to Terms and Conditions for 2022 here.

12/02/2019

AWARD recognising our academic summer camp quality and safety

We are very excited to announce that our academic summer camp has gained award-winning status! Following our accreditation by the British Columbia Camping Association in 2018 – we have gained award winning status. We are excited to reveal Academic Camp Canada won the 'Rookie of the Year' award! As put by BCCA committee: "The award recognized the work that has gone into opening a high quality academic summer program and achieving accreditation in your first year of operating in BC".  


More about AWARD recognising our academic summer camp quality and safety here.

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Academic

Our academic summer camp is inspirational, experimental, practical and learner-centred with a global approach.
You will experience progressive learning in one of the modern classrooms or outside beside the ocean!
You will study in small classes where your individual needs will be met by experienced teachers.
Maximum class size: 10


 

EXPLORATION CLASSES
age 12 to 14

Our Exploration classes will help you in grades 9 and 10. We develop your academic skills and we give you a strong foundation for your future learning. You will explore and discover the full range of academic subject areas including English, applied mathematics, general science, the arts, social studies and social sciences. More about Exploration classes

ENGAGEMENT CLASSES
age 15 to 17

Our Engagement classes will help you in grades 11 and 12. You are ready to choose the subjects you want to specialise in and you know what you want to focus on. You will learn how to engage in the subjects and develop you critical thinking and become more independent in your learning.

You choose your subjects and we write an individual timetable for you based on your choices. More about subject choices.

 

...and how will your day look like?

Timetable

7.45 am
Breakfast

8.30 am
Lessons

11.05 am
Break

11.20 am
Lessons

12.35 pm
Lunch

Timetable

1.15 pm
Leadership pod

2.30 pm
Activities and trips

7.00 pm
Dinner 

8.00 pm
Free time, sports, activities

10.00 pm
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Be a leader Activities - Trips

Academic Camp Canada will give you an unforgettable summer bursting with fun, adventure and equipping you with skills that will stick with you for life. Be a Leader programme is filled with original trips and fun-filled, challenging and thought-provoking activities. We will show you Canada as you've never seen it before plus show you the top tourist must-sees.  Every activity, trip, game and adventure will tie into your Be a Leader project so the final result will be inspired by your real-life experience. Whether you are a natural-born leader or someone that prefers to support the team in the background you will develop your skillset to help you reach your Personal Best. Discover and develop your communication, negotiation, problem-solving, accountability and presentation skills, resulting in you being happy, confident and undertaking tasks you never thought yourself capable of. As if that is not enough,you will receive an accredited CPD qualification to show the world your achievements.

New Brunswick 

Overlooking the banks of the  Kennebecasis River, Rothesay Netherwood School gives you all the outdoor action you  could possibly want. We will have bonfires, play slip n slide, go for hikes, forage and much more.  See the most extreme tides in the world at Hopewell Rocks.  Have a day of water fun at Lily Lake in Rockwood Park, one of Canada’s largest urban parks. It was designed by Calvert Vaux, one of the designers of New York City's Central ParkVisit Canada’s oldest incorporated city - St John.  No trip to New Brunswick would be complete without a trip to Kings Landing. A highlight for many is our annual trip to the protected waters of the Bay of Fundy where every year whales go to raise their calves. Let us show you this amazing, truly beautiful part of Canada.  Click here to read more.

Contact us on info@academiccamp.org for detailed schedule of your trips & activities.

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Location

New Brunswick - near Saint John

Rothesay Netherwood School, New Brunswick, hosts Academic Camp Canada.  New Brunswick, located on the East Coast, is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada. It is one of the three Maritime provinces and one of the four Atlantic provinces. It is the only province with both French and English as its official languages. New Brunswick boasts a forested landscape, the beautiful Bay of Fundy, numerous provincial parks, and vibrant cities. You will be welcomed to Rothesay Netherwood School, set on a 125-acre campus overlooking the Kennebecasis River, where you will enjoy a traditional Canadian summer experience.  
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Accommodation

Rothesay netherwood school - New Brunswick

You will share a twin room with another student. There is a desk for study, wardrobe and drawers for your belongings. Each room has it’s own en-suite washroom facilities.

You will be in a house with all of your new friends and there is always a friendly member of staff close by! 


Find out more here.

 
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Work for us

Academic Camp Canada is a summer school for international students aged 11-18.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our team for our Academic Camp Canada program in Brentwood College School, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Rothesay Netherwood School, in Saint John, New Brunswick.


Academic Camp Canada is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.

In the summer we employ a team of teachers who are qualified to teach their subjects and have A-Level, IB and TOEFL experience. For this years dates click here.

As well as experience we are looking for teachers who have enthusiasm and a love for their subjects. We like our teachers to make their subject options interesting for their students and the lessons will be a mixture of theory and practical work.

We also look for enthusiastic camp counsellors. Ideal for this role are lively people comfortable leading groups of students through activities and trips. You must be flexible throughout our course and have a few activity ideas up your sleeve!

Staff can work from one to four weeks dependant on their location. Teachers can work one to four teaching blocks a week and there is the opportunity to take part in additional counsellor work. We offer competitive rates of pay.

Please see our staff guide that may answer some of your employment questions here.

Recruitment for our schools on Vancouver Island, BC and in Saint John, NB will begin on 1st March 2021.

Please contact us for more information, email: info@academiccamp.org . You can complete the online staff application form.

Vacancies

Summer School Teacher

We are looking for qualified teachers for the following subjects: Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, English, Essay Writing, Humanities, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Physics, Politics, Presentation skills, Psychology, and Theory of Knowledge. You can find an example of a typical day in our staff guide.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Can work a number of weeks in July and/or August
  • Would like to work with international students aged 11 to 18.
  • Can plan and deliver lessons to middle and high school students

We are offering:
  • A range of academic subjects in classes of up to fifteen students
  • Flexible working hours
  • Your choice as to how many weeks you would like to teach
  • Your choice of commencement date
  • Access to school facilities
  • Good pay rate
  • Great atmosphere and working environment

All backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to apply. If you would like to apply, please complete the online application form. You will be expected to provide a criminal record check if you are successful in securing a position.

Camp Counsellors

We are looking for someone who:
  • Can work a number of weeks in July and/or August
  • Would like to work with international students aged 11 to 18

Your main duties will include:
  • Running on-campus activities and leading trips off campus
  • Students' supervision during their free time
  • Admin duty (making posters, checking attendance, etc.)
  • Boarding house duty (evening or overnight)

We are offering:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Your choice as to how many weeks you would like to work
  • Your choice of commencement date
  • Access to school facilities
  • Good pay rate
  • Great atmosphere and working environment

All backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to apply. If you would like to apply, please complete the online application form. You will be expected to provide a criminal record check if you are successful in securing a position.
 

Medical Studies Teacher

 We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our team for our medical studies program at Rothesay Netherwood School, in Saint John this year.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to teach on multiple 2-week intensive medical preparation programs. You will be working with international students who are interested in studying medicine. We are looking for medical students in their 2nd or 3rd year who are eager to teach and lead trips to different medically related facilities.
 
We are looking for someone who:

- Can work for the full period of at least one course
- Would like to work with international students aged 14+
- Can plan and deliver lessons to young adults
 
We are offering: 

- Small classes of up to fifteen students
- Access to school facilities
- Good pay rate
- Great atmosphere and working environment

All backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to apply. If you would like to apply, please complete the online application form. You will be expected to provide a criminal record check if you are successful in securing a position.