Homestay Program

We have a roster of over 70 homestay families who want to welcome international students into their households. This program is for our international students to experience life in Canada with a Regent Christian Academy sourced Canadian family.

Homestay Features

- Accommodation from the start of your program till the end. (Usually between September to June)
- Host families provide a private, furnished bedroom (bed, bedding, dresser, desk, chair, table lamp, etc.) with either a private or shared bathroom.
- Nutritious meals all included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, provided by the host family.
- Convenient location: we select homes that are near to our school.
- Explore Canadian culture, live in a Canadian home and take part in local activities.
- Practice English daily.
- Our homestay provide meaningful family time including meals, conversations, games, family activities.
- Safe: All homestay families undergo a thorough application process that includes home visits, interview and criminal records check. Our hosts are interested in sharing their lifestyle in a positive and mutually rewarding way.
- Student matching: The families are carefully selected to match the student’s needs, hobbies and interest.
- Maximum of two students placed per homestay.
- Full-time homestay staff available on campus to provide ongoing support and assistance.

Homestay monthly rate: $1200/month *includes accommodation & meals, WiFi access
Homestay placement fee: $350
Student’s Contingency Deposit: $3,500.00

*The contingency fee deposit is required at the time of registration for students without a local agent or parent, which is used to cover costs of airport transfer, medical expenses, school uniform items, co-curricular activities, optional trips, and any unforeseen expenses. Additional funds may be required throughout the year, depending on your child’s level of participation in co-curricular activities. Any amount of the deposit not used will be refunded at the end of the school year or retained for the following school year.

**All fees are payable to the school upfront for the length of the student’s program.


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