Host Family Short-Term Availability

Please note...

This is our short-term programs schedule without COVID-19 outbreak, please note that at this moment almost all of the programs listed below are cancelled. If you would like to indicate your availability and hosting preferences during this summer or fall, please email homestay@tru.ca. Thank you for your understanding, stay safe!

Summer 2020 Programs

For each group specifics and requirements, please see the column “Details”. If you have any questions, please email homestay@tru.ca – thank you!
  • “Up” means the age could be high school, university or mature
  • Each student needs their own bedroom. However the students from Hong Kong: Groups 109, 110, 112 and students from Indonesia: Group 119 are allowed and can share a bedroom providing each student has their own bed (bunk beds are acceptable).
  • Occasional driving is required/bus pass is provided, except for the students from Hong Kong: Groups 109, 110 and 112 who will be paid an increased homestay fee per student/day.
  • Students from Indonesia: Group 119 is the only group who will receive a prepaid cash lunch card, so no packed lunch will be needed during the school week days only.
Please note that all of these programs/dates are tentative; check back on a weekly basis for any updates.
Group # Group Name Country Number of Students Age Dates Details
109 CANCELLED Scholars Overseas English and Culture Summer Camp - Session 1 Hong Kong TBD elementary and high school students TBD  2 to 3 per family - driving to and from school required (shared bedroom)
110 CANCELLED Scholars Overseas English and Culture Summer Camp - Session 2 Hong Kong TBD elementary and high school students TBD  2 to 3 per family - driving to and from school required (shared bedroom)
111 CANCELLED 4-Week Open Language and Culture Program Various TBD 12 and up July 6 - 31, 2020 1 to 2 per family - arrival a day or two before program starts and departure a day or two after program ends
112 CANCELLED Scholars Overseas English and Culture Summer Camp - Session 3 Hong Kong TBD elementary and high school students TBD  2 to 3 per family - driving to and from school required (shared bedroom)
115 CANCELLED Himeji Sr High School Project Based Learning Summer Program Japan TBD high school August 3 - 17, 2020 1 to 2 per family
116 CANCELLED 3-Week Open Language and Culture Various TBD high school age and up August 10 - 28, 2020 to 2 per family - arrival a day or two before program starts and departure a day or two after program ends
117 CANCELLED Kyoto Sangyo University Language and Culture Program Japan TBD University age August to September, 2020 (3 weeks) 1 per family
118 CANCELLED Doshisha University English and Canadian Work Experience Program Japan   TBD  University age  August 15 - September 12, 2020 1 to 2 per family 
119 CANCELLED International Islamic Education Council Overseas Program Indonesia TBD  12 to 17 years old August 15 to September 25, 2020 2 to 4 per family
(shared bedroom/lunch card for school days)

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