TOR_ENG_LOC_langEN Intro

Location

The MWS Toronto English Camps are located in the centre of the city, on the historic Victoria University Campus at the University of Toronto.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and a major centre of business, commerce, culture and tourism. It is a highly diverse, multi-cultural city with ethnic neighborhoods reflecting communities from all over the world. Fantastic restaurants, live theatres and a full range of sports activities for every season make Toronto a great place to visit!

Toronto is home to the CN Tower, the Ontario Science Centre, Canada’s Wonderland, the Hockey Hall of Fame and many other places of interest.

Victoria University was founded in 1829 as an independent University. Today, it is part of the University of Toronto. The area is surrounded by parks and is very clean, safe and quiet. Victoria University is steps away from Queen’s Park, the Parliament, the Royal Ontario Museum and the popular Yorkville area.

Victoria University facilities include:

  • Residences
  • Dining Room
  • Classrooms
  • Theatres
  • Libraries
  • Sports Fields

Exterior of Victoria University

Meals

Victoria University provides an in-house meal service for the camps. All the meals are prepared on site by the Victoria Food Services chefs.

  • 3 meals per day in the University dining hall or in restaurants while on tour
  • Hot and cold choices for all meals (vegetarian entrees always provided)
  • Unrestricted portion control
  • Wide assortment of drinks
  • Salad bar, fruits and desserts at all dining hall meals
Breakfast
(includes cereal, yogurt, fruit salad)
Lunch
(includes soup, salad, desserts)
Dinner
(includes soup, salad, desserts)
Monday bacon, eggs, toast, pancakes, blueberry muffins chicken burgers, fries, mushroom quiche roast beef, potatoes, peas, baked fish
Tuesday omelet, sausage, pancakes, apple muffins, macaroni & cheese, beef tacos, sandwiches pork chops, rice, vegetables. chicken fingers
Wednesday bacon, eggs, toast, pancakes, bran muffins, lasagna (meat and vegetable), Caesar salad, garlic bread barbecued meatballs, salmon steak, spaghetti primavera
Thursday eggs, ham, French toast, cheese scones fried rice, egg rolls, chicken balls pizza, fries, penne casserole, peas, sandwiches
Friday eggs, toast, waffles, sausage, bran muffins jumbo hot dogs, dollar chips, chili (vegetable) deli sandwich bar, potato salad
Saturday eggs, toast, bacon, waffles, banana muffins roast chicken, mashed potatoes, tofu stir fry veal, beans, beef stew, vegetarian stew, rice
Sunday eggs, ham, French toast, sausage, muffins roast pork, potatoes, peas, cheese dumplings lasagna (meat and veg), garlic bread, Caesar’s salad

Soups include: tomato basil, chicken rice, minestrone, cream spinach, lentil, vegetable, chicken noodle

Desserts include: ice cream, fresh fruit, rice crispy squares, apple pie, brownies, cookies, rice pudding, carrot cake, sundaes, strawberry shortcake, cheesecake, pudding, Jell-O

Every week students enjoy dining in some of Toronto’s outstanding restaurants.

Accommodation

Residential students and staff at MWS Toronto English Camps live in the dormitories of Victoria University. The rooms are clean, comfortable and simple.

  • Residence building with 4 to 8 rooms to a section/floor
  • Residences divided according to sex and age of the students
  • Rooms have single beds (double and single room accommodation)
  • Bedding is supplied but not towels (bed linen changed weekly)
  • Semi-private and shared washrooms
  • Spacious common/activity rooms
  • 24-hour security

Girls in dorm room

Transportation

Residential students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Toronto. Upon arrival at the airport, bus or train station, the MWS Toronto English Camps staff is there to meet and welcome the students.

Transfers to the camps are by private bus service (if arriving as part of a group) or by limousine cars if arriving as individuals or in small groups. Pearson International Airport is approximately 30 minutes away from the city centre and the MWS Toronto English Camps.

Day Programme students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camps daily.

Transportation to excursions during the camp programmes is by local public transit, which includes subways, streetcars and buses. The TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) is the safest, cleanest, easiest and fastest way to travel in Toronto.

Comfortable coach buses transport the students on full day excursions to places like Niagara Falls and Canada’s Wonderland.

Toronto Streetcar