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Off Season Groups in Vancouver

This winter, Eurocentres Vancouver had two wonderful groups come to our school. We had a group from Mexico in December and a group from China over Christmas until early January. Our groups had a great time experiencing a Canadian winter – some of them were seeing snow for the first time!

Both groups got to partake in some Christmas themed activities including building and decorating gingerbread houses. The Hyatt Hotel in downtown Vancouver puts on a Gingerbread house competition every December. Students walked through and gathered some inspiration for their own creations. The students then showed off their own creativity and competitive sides, ending up with some really great houses and a train.











Our Mexican group headed up to Grouse Mountain to experience all of the Christmas festivities on top of the famous local mountain. After riding the gondola up the mountain, students took in the beautiful views, went ice skating, sledding, and more!

Our Chinese group headed up to two of our local mountains; Cypress Mountain and Seymour Mountain. The students all had a great time snow tubing on Cypress Mountain. Snow tubing is where you slide on an inner-tube down the mountain – talk about a thrill! The group took ski lessons at Seymour Mountain and had a lot of fun learning and racing down the mountain. They also made sure there was time for some snowball fights along the way!

We offer group programmes year round that include English lessons and local activities. We are always happy to have groups come to our school to learn English and experience Canada. One of the best ways to improve your English is to immerse yourself in an English-speaking culture. It’s also a great way to learn about a new country and its culture.

There is so much that Vancouver has to offer throughout all seasons. From skiing and ice skating in the winter to beautiful hikes and kayaking in the summer, students can really experience it all here. Stay tuned to hear about our upcoming groups from Uruguay and Japan!