As part of Camp P.U.L.S.E.’s mission to bridge classroom learning with cross-cultural experiences, campers will have the opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes of Canada with a 3 day/2 night trip to Ottawa and Gatineau, Quebec! Throughout their journey they will be able to meet with various levels of community leaders, learn more about Canada’s education, history, and political system, and be immersed in local traditions and cultures.


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As the world’s second largest country and home to over 36 million inhabitants, Canada is abundant with vibrant cultures, landscapes, climates, and people! It has been hailed for its pivotal role in peacekeeping and recognized as a multicultural symbol, which makes it the perfect place for future leaders to learn about social justice issues and to think critically about what it means to be a responsible global citizen. Participants will be immersed in different cultures and languages enabling them to develop their English communication skills, build their multicultural networks, and engage in leadership training that is both meaningful and inspirational! Come explore our beautiful lands, including Toronto, Ottawa, and Gatineau. Bienvenue au Canada...Welcome to Canada!


Serving as the country’s capital, Ottawa is the political core of Canada and home to Canada’s federal government. Overlooking the Ottawa River is Parliament Hill where politicians gather to discuss issues regarding the nation. Campers will have the opportunity to attend some of the city’s most famous attractions including the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, the Northern Lights Sound and Light Show, and even meet a Member of Parliament!


Quebec is Canada’s largest province and visitors will be surprised to know that Quebec is a predominantly French-speaking province! Turn knowledge into experience as participants of our camp practice their French with locals, visit the Canadian Museum of History, and engage in community events during their trip to Gatineau, Quebec.


Toronto is the largest city in Canada and home to about 5.6 million people. Visitors of Toronto find themselves at the core of a multicultural hub and able to enjoy the city's diverse cultures. Our participants will too discover the city's many charms that oscillate between cosmopolitan chic to countryside beauty, as they visit its hallmarks, museums, universities, and more.