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Blended Credit Courses

Earn an Ontario Secondary School credit through one of our blended (online and in-person) courses this summer! Students who choose a blended credit course complete part of the course remotely (from anywhere in the world) and the rest of the course in person, on campus. While on campus, students engage in authentic learning experiences and choose from a wide array of traditional camp activities. The program is rounded out by afternoon and evening programming at our waterfront and on our beautiful 315-acre properties.
 
 

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  • Daily Schedule

    Daily schedules may vary. 

    During remote-learning period:
    • Daily access to a dedicated LCS teacher 
    • A combination of asynchronous (independent) and synchronous (live in a virtual classroom) work
    • Designated meeting times with the rest of the class
    While attending on campus:
    • Access to our beautiful campus, waterfront and nature trails.
    • Recreational activities that include yoga, tennis, sailing, swimming, ropes courses, beach volleyball and canoeing
    • Mornings dedicated to authentic learning experiences in class
  • Accommodations and Facilities

    • Students stay in an air-conditioned residence on campus 
    • Shared rooms (doubles or triples)
    • Live-in residential staff provide supervision and support 24/7

Add an academic credit to summer camp fun

In both academic and athletic aspects of the Summer Academy, students are prompted to identify their strengths and passions and find ways of using both to advance their understanding. Teaching techniques encourage personalized learning and growth.

Course Offerings

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  • Learning English through the Outdoors (ESLCO)

    TBD

    Grade Level
    Open

    Fees
    Boarding: $6,700

    Prerequisite
    N/A

    Description
    Students hone their English skills in this immersive experience, as they learn to pitch tents, build fires, paddle, identify edible plants, imitate bird calls, and much more.  The program starts with 0.5 a week of online instruction and then moves to LCS for immersion in English. The majority of the program is spent on the Lakefield campus and water, and build toward an extended camping expedition to an Ontario wilderness park. Students earn an Ontario Secondary School course credit in English as a Second Language. 

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  • Learning French through the Outdoors (FSF1D)

    June 29 - July 29, 2022
    Online: June 29-July 9, 2022
    In-Person: July 10-29, 2022

    Grade Level
    9

    Fees
    Boarding: $5,650

    Prerequisite
    Minimum of 600 hours of French instruction, or equivalent

    Description
    This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on the outdoors. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning. Students develop their fluency in French as they learn to pitch tents, build fires, paddle, identify edible plants, imitate bird calls, and much more.  The program starts online building some of the core language skills, and then spends the next three weeks in person, on the Lakefield campus and water, and builds toward an extended camping expedition to an Ontario wilderness park.

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  • From Seed to Table: Adventures in Eco-Farming (IDC3O)

    June 29 - July 29, 2022
    Online: June 29-July 10, 2022
    In-Person: July 11-29, 2022*
    *Overnight students arrive during a designated time on July 10th.

    Grade Level
    Open to entering Grades 9 through 12

    Fees
    Boarding: $5,650
    Day: $2,650

    Prerequisite
    None

    Description
    This blended program provides the opportunity to learn about food production and eco-farming through hands-on adventures on our school farm. Students plant, nurture, and harvest greens, root vegetables, and more, learning first-hand about the business of running a farm and the value of regenerative agriculture.  Mornings and evenings are devoted to the work around the Seed to Table course; afternoons are spent in recreational activities on our waterfront and campus. Students earn an Ontario Secondary School interdisciplinary course credit.

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  • Grade 9 Business, Leadership and the Environment (BBI1O)

    June 29 - July 29, 2022
    Online: June 29-July 10, 2022
    In-Person: July 11-29, 2022*
    *Overnight students arrive during a designated time on July 10th.

    Grade Level
    9

    Fees
    Boarding: $5,500
    Day: $2,500

    Prerequisite
    None

    Description
    This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility with a focus on the environment. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
  • Grade 10 Science (SNC2D)

    June 29 - July 29, 2022
    Online: June 29-July 10, 2022
    In-Person: July 11-29, 2022*
    *Overnight students arrive during a designated time on July 10th.

    Grade Level
    10

    Fees
    Boarding: $5,500
    Day: $2,500

    Prerequisite
    SNC1D or SNC1P (Grade 9 Academic or Applied Science)

    Description
    This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid-base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter. 

Additional Information

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  • Laptops

    Students will need to bring a laptop computer to complete and submit academic assignments. Student residences and academic areas all have Wi-Fi.
  • For Current and Incoming Lakefield College School Students

    Any student who is not a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident of Canada must obtain a study permit to attend Lakefield College School Summer Academy programs. It is the responsibility of the parent (or guardian) to obtain the necessary documents and authorization prior to their student entering Canada to study.
     
    If you have not already done so, please contact your nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible to begin the process. For complete details of the application process and requirements, please visit the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to complete your study permit application.
     
    If you are interested in assistance with the process, please contact Immigration Consultant Nico Roy of Bay Immigration at 1-647-866-3530.
  • For Students Who Are Only Attending the LCS Summer Academy

    Any student who is not a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident of Canada must obtain a Temporary Resident Visas (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to attend Lakefield College School Summer Academy programs. It is the responsibility of the parent (or guardian) to obtain the necessary documents and authorization prior to their student entering Canada.
     
    If you have not already done so, please contact your nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible to begin the process. For complete details of the application process and requirements, please visit the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
     
    If you are interested in assistance with the process, please contact Immigration Consultant Nico Roy of Bay Immigration at 1-647-866-3530.
  • Requirements for International Students

    As part of the enrolment process, Lakefield College School will be asking you to complete several forms as part of your registration, including providing health information, arranging for health insurance, naming a Canadian Legal Guardian, etc. All such forms must be submitted to Lakefield College School by May 30, 2022.
Please note that all courses are subject to enrolment and may be cancelled; in this case, students will be offered a refund. Students will be given the opportunity to transfer to another credit should their primary selection be cancelled.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324   admissions@lcs.on.ca

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Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

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