Summer English School in Ottawa, Canada

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NSL Camps - National School Language Camps, Ottawa:
Based on campus at Saint Paul University in Ottawa ON, NSL Camps offer high quality English as a Second Language (ESL) training for children and teenagers through 1 to 6 week courses. Both local and international students can choose our Summer English Camp option (20 classes per week), or our Summer Immersion with Leadership course (30 lessons per week). We also provide a Parent & Child Camp. Both day camps and overnight options are available (homestay with local host family or in a residence organized by NSL). NSL welcomes students from over 30 different countries each summer.

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NSL Camps Accreditation:

Photo of Summer English School in Ottawa, Canada• Accredited by Languages Canada, and members of the Ontario Camps Association (OCA), our summer English programs combine quality English language classes with fun afternoon activities and excursions.


Qualified & Experienced Teachers:
• Our qualified staff contribute to the top quality programs we provide.

• All of our teachers have at least a Bachelor of Education as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) qualifications and teaching experience, while many have taught English overseas.


Security & Safety:
• Security is taken very seriously at NSL Camps. All of our leaders are experienced in first aid and CPR. 

• Students are constantly supervised, and during activities, we respect a ratio of 1 adult for every 7 children.

English Summer Courses for Students ages 8-19:

Image of Summer English School in Ottawa, CanadaNSL Camps’ English language programs use a specialized curriculum for children and teens based on a communicative approach. 

Summer English Camp Program:
• Age Groups: 8-12 & 13-19
• Students stay from 1-6 weeks
• 20 English lessons per week 
• Day Camp or Homestay options
• Morning English classes
• Fun afternoon activities

Summer English Immersion Program:
• Age Group: 13-19
• Students stay from 1-6 weeks
• 30 English lessons per week
• Day Camp or Homestay options
• All day classes
• 7 hours of on campus activities

Parent and Child Experience:
• English programs & accommodation for children & parents

Activities & Excursions:
• Both courses feature optional weekend trips - including Montreal, Canada's Wonderland in Toronto, Niagara Falls, Water Park, Zip lining, and more.

Student Accommodation:

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• Homestay Accommodation:
All of our host families have been thoroughly inspected by NSL Camps to ensure the safety of your child. Living with a Canadian family is a great way to learn about Canada and while improving your English skills.

We consult with each student while he or she is in homestay to make sure that they are enjoying their experience at NSL Camps.        

• Residence Accommodation:
NSL Camps offers residential accommodation to organized groups of 10 students or more accompanied by a chaperone. 

We also offer this accommodation option to parents who accompany their children, and enrol in an adult language course.

Student & Parent Testimonials:

•  "I really enjoyed my vacation in the camp. I thank you NSL Camps for meeting new friends from other countries in the world. It was a really good opportunity for me. And the staff is the best!!! Thank you very much NSL."
Massil, Student

•  "Thank you for your excellent service and good English teaching method. My three children have participated for two summers and their school marks in English have increased by 20%.”
Joanne, Parent

•  "Danmeng and Ruodong miss NSL very much.  They enjoyed their time studying in NSL. They miss their teachers, their classmates, their frends, their host family...The happy times at NSL are unforgettable. Thank you!"
Nanjing, Parent

Ottawa - Canada's National Capital:

Picture of Summer English School in Ottawa, CanadaA Culturally Rich and Friendly City.

Ottawa, the National’s Capital, is Canada’s 4th largest city. With a population of 1 million, it is a safe city for children and youth.

Situated along the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers, Ottawa is a fun place to study English and is just a few hours to Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto and Niagara Falls. As it is the capital, there are festivals and events happening every week all year round.

NSL Camp takes place on the beautiful campus of the Saint Paul University. Public transportation is easily accessible.


Other English Summer Camps in Canada:
NSL Camps also offer English programs for juniors and teenagers in Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, and Whistler.

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Address: Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C4, Canada
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-02-14 were from:

Spain;   Guadeloupe;   Kazan, Russia;   hong kong, Hong Kong;   Namyangju, South Korea;   Teshie, Accra, Ghana;   Bogota, Colombia;   Cancun quintana roo mexico, Mexico;   Montreal;   Warsaw, Poland;   and more.