The Silkway Education and Culture Exchange Centre is a division of TPI Canada. The centre aims to provide children, youth and adults from all around the world with rich, experienced English teachers, reliable educational institutes, flexible Canadian education systems and safe homestay families to meet all of their learning needs. 

Suggested itineraries

Vancouver English Summer Camp

Day 1 - Beijing-Vancouver


Day 2 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Stanley Park, Gastown
Signature Experience: Cycling


Day 3 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Lynn Canyon, Capilano Suspension Bridge
Signature Experience: Hiking


Day 4 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Science World
Signature Experience: Science World


Day 5 - Vancouver
ESL English Training, University of British Columbia, Kitsilano Beach or Jericho Beach
Signature Experience: Tour in the University, BBQ


Day 6 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Sweep Curling Club, Steveston Village
Signature Experience: Curling Experience


Day 7 - Vancouver-Victoria-Vancouver
BC Ferries, Butchart Gardens, Victoria Inner Harbour, The Parliament Buildings, The Fairmont Empress Hotel
Signature Experience: The Capital of BC-Victoria


Day 8 - Vancouver-Whistler-Vancouver
Sea to Sky, Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
Signature Experience: The City for Winter Olympics-Whistler


Day 9 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Steveston Village
Signature Experience: Whale Watching


Day 10 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Canada Place, Robson Street, Pacific Centre, McArthurGlen Designer Outlet
Signature Experience: Fly Over Canada


Day 11 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Deep Cove
Signature Experience: Water Sports


Day 12 - Vancouver
ESL English training, Granville Island
Signature Experience: Granville Island


Day 13 - Vancouver-Beijing


Day 14 - Beijing-Hometown
Vancouver English Summer Camp



Youth ESL Leadership & Adventure Program in the Rockies



Sunday: Full Day Activity

Monday to Friday:

- 8:30-11:30am -- English Lesson

- Lunch

- 1:00-5:00pm -- Afternoon Activity

- Dinner

- Evening Free (Self study, TV room, billiards, games, camp fire)


- Full Day Activity

- Drop off at Airport Calgary



The length of the Youth ESL Leadership & Adventure Program in the Rockies lasts 1 week in Banff or Canmore. 30 to 40 Students are formed into a group whose age is between 12 and 18. ESL Program is taught through the Banff Education Center and run approximately from 8:30 to 11:30 am every morning Monday to Friday. Banff Education Center Completion Certificate and Academic Reports will be given to intensive Students. Afternoon activities and full day activities allow students explore spectacular Rockies with 2 or 3 guides/instructors. Students spend night at dormitory-style accommodation. Every student will have 3 meals daily plus snacks as well as pocket money service if required. There is 24 hour supervision by C.W.S.X staff during dormitory stay.



- Outdoor activities: Hiking/Alpine Hiking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Group Games/Team Building Orienteering/Survival Skills/Camp Skills, Outdoor Rock Climbing, Whitewater rafting, Frisbee golf. 

- Complementary optional/additional indoor activities: Swimming, Indoor Rock Climbing, Hotsprings, Museums.



- Airport Shuttle Service is available for each and every student
- Canmore is close to Banff national park which offers a unique setting for this incredible ESL program
- The ESL program including 15 hours lessons and after school activities throughout the week and full day activities over the weekend