Important Dates

To support you with your planning we've included a list of important dates.

 

2023/2024 

More details will be added as the year progresses

  • Aug 25-27 Students arrive in Abbotsford
  • Aug 28-30 Orientation 
  • Sept 5 First day of classes
  • Oct 2 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (no classes)
  • Oct 9 Thanksgiving (no classes)
  • Oct 20 Victoria Field Trip (Professional Development Day)
  • Nov 10 Vancouver Field Trip (Professional Development Day)
  • Nov 13 Remembrance Day (no classes)
  • Dec 15 Last day to book Yukon Trip
  • Dec 20 Grouse Mountain Ski Trip 
  • Dec 22 Last day of classes for Winter Break
  • Jan 8 Schools reopen after Winter Break
  • Jan 19-21 Students arrive for Second Semester
  • Jan 22-25 3 Day Orientation plus School Tour / Counsellor Meeting Day
  • Jan 26 Last day of First Semester
  • Jan 28 Last day for First Semester students to return home
  • Jan 29 First day of Second Semester (Secondary Schools)
  • Feb 16-18 Optional Yukon Aurora Borealis Trip
  • Feb 19 Family Day (no classes)
  • Feb 20 Last day to book Rocky Mountain Trip
  • Mar 1 Whistler Ski Trip
  • Mar 18 - Apr 1 Spring Break
  • Mar 21 - 24 Optional Rocky Mountain Tour
  • Apr 26 Vancouver Field Trip (Professional Development Day)
  • May 17 Victoria Field Trip (Professional Development Day)
  • May 20 Victoria Day (no classes)
  • June 21 Last day of regular classes.  Students who have completed all course requirements may depart after this date.
  • June 30 Last day of the program.  Students must depart on or before this day.  After June 30 the District no longer provides homestay support, custodianship or medical insurance.

 

Planning ahead...

2024/2025

  • Aug 23-25 Students arrive in Abbotsford
  • Aug 26-29 Orientation 
  • Sept 3 First day of classes Semester 1
  • Jan 22 Semester 2 students arrive
  • Jan 23 Last day of Semester 1
  • Jan 23 - 24 Orientation for Semester 2 students
  • Jan 27 First day of classes Semester 2
  • June 26 Last day of classes Semester 2
  • June 30 Last day of the program.  Students must depart on or before this day.  After June 30 the District no longer provides homestay support, custodianship or medical insurance.