Important Dates

Fall, 2018 we will again look for two candidates who will spend a year abroad during the school year of 2019 2020.  The below are some key dates that will be confirmed shortly.

  • Wednesday October 17 and Thursday October 25 @ 7:00 P.M.  – Information Nights at the GPRC in D208.  (Theatre entrance).  There is nothing to bring but your questions, maybe a notepad, and your parent(s).  (If you have two at home, best to bring both please.
  • Initial application due November 5, complete District application due November 30(completed only by successful applicants).  Please review these carefully. Email details and dates and actual documents are available here
  • November 10.  This is the day we interview all candidates and their parent(s). It’s important all attend (candidate, parent(s).)  At the end of this day – our proposed exchange students for the 2018/19 school year are chosen!  The journey of course – has just begun!  Location to be announced.

  • January 4/5 or January 11/12, 2019. District interview in Edmonton for outbounds and their parents.  Mandatory.


  • March, 2019.  Spring Orientation in Edmonton for outbounds and their parents.  Mandatory.

Further dates:

November 2018 – August 2019 – attend weekly Rotary meetings whenever possible

February / March 2019 – students receive information about their host country

March – August 2019 – begin learning a new language

August 2019 – students depart for their host country.

Further notes and important dates on the District page here.