Nestled between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe, Simcoe County covers a geographical area of approximately 4,800 square kilometres. Simcoe County is a four-season destination that boasts the longest fresh water beach in the world, Wasaga Beach, a network of world-class trails for hiking and biking, and some of the best skiing in all of Ontario. Conveniently located just one hour north of Toronto, Simcoe County is easily reached by car, bus and train.
One of Ontario's largest public education systems, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is comprised of 85 elementary schools, 16 secondary schools and 7 learning centres.
The number one priority for our dedicated and skilled team of teaching, administrative and support staff is to help all students learn, achieve success, reach their full potential and continue along a path of lifelong learning.
There are currently 13 high schools participating in the SCDSB International Student Program.
Our towns and villages offer a truly Canadian experience; communities embrace international students and offer them the opportunity to participate in a number of local events and activities, including maple sugar festivals, fall fairs, theatre productions, music festivals, etc. Our communities also provide the perfect backdrop for exciting outdoor activities, including: downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, camping, fishing, hiking, biking and so much more.