Explore Hamilton

international students in ESL summer program at Mohawk College

Summer ESL Program for Youth
in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, the City of Hamilton is the perfect place to practice your English language skills this summer!


Program Overview


WHO: Youth aged 14-18 who want to improve their English skills

WHEN: Sunday, July 5 - Thursday, August 6, 2020

WHERE: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

WHAT IS INCLUDED: Formal English classes for all levels, educational outings, workshops, day trips to Toronto and Niagara Falls, and the opportunity to make friends with students from Canada and other countries. 

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PARTNER: Our program is run in partnership with the Centre linguistique du collège de Jonquière in Quebec.


See the draft 2020 Explore calendar! (PDF)



Registration Information

Canadian Students

  • Le portail des demandes est OUVERT!
  • Date limite d'inscription hâtive: 15 février 2020
  • Inscrivez-vous!

International Students


    2020 Waivers

    French and Spanish waivers coming soon!


    1) Treetop Trekking

    English (pdf)  |  français (pdf)  |  español (pdf)


    2) Grand River Rafting




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    3) Mohawk College Gym/Fitness Centre (the DBARC)

    English (pdf) français (pdf) |  español (pdf)


    Why Hamilton, Ontario?


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    Hamilton is a city like no other. It has a rich history and culture and is surrounded by nature. Known for its industrial heritage, Hamilton has a unique urban feel, a vibrant arts scene, and a bustling downtown.

    Located between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, Hamilton offers incredible access to nature trails, parks, waterfalls, museums, art galleries, and incredible restaurants and shopping experiences.

    Check out the Tourism Hamilton website for more information about Hamilton. 



    City of Hamilton Attractions

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    There are many things to do and see in Hamilton, Ontario! 




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    Photo courtesy of www.tourismhamilton.com 


    Want more information?

    Please email us at: explore [at] mohawkcollege.ca