Dormitory Information

 

Drumheller:

86 placements, double occupancy.

Attached to Drumheller Valley Secondary School (Jr. and Sr. High) and walking distance to Greentree Elementary School.

 

Strathmore

20 placements-female with some single rooms available.
20 placements-male with some single rooms available.

 

Prairie Christian Academy:

80 placements

 

 

General information:

  • Full-time supervision, assuring attendance of students at school and  reporting absenteeism 
  • Computer lab
  • Study time
  • Gender-specific lounges
  • Separation of boy/girl rooms
  • Secured property with video surveillance
  • Telephones available for students to make local and international calls

 

Placement

  • First come, first served basis
  • You must state in the original application that you want to be placed in a dormitory
  • If changing from Homestay to Dormitory, students must follow the procedures established by Golden Hills School Division, and placement will be given when available
  • Room allocation will be made upon arrival

 

Fees

  • Refer to the fee schedule
  • Fees include all costs such as food, snacks, towels

 

Food

  • 3 meals per day plus snacks
  • Vegetarian meals may be provided upon request

 

Free Time

  • Students are provided with time to engage in music lessons, sports, visit local sites, build friendships, etc.
  • Recreational facilities are within walking distance of schools
  • Trips to Calgary, Banff and the surrounding areas may be arranged as part of the dormitory activities
  • Extra-curricular activities such as skiing, hiking, swimming, skating, basketball, football, curling, horseback riding and visiting the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology to learn about dinosaur exploration can be arranged
  • Additional costs may apply

 

Library and learning facilities

  • Supervised computer lab
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or purchase their own after they arrive
  • Library services are available within the school and the community

 

Smoking in dorms

There is a strict no smoking policy for all Golden Hills dorms.

If a student is found to be smoking in the dorm there will immediately be 

a charge of $75 for cleaning of the room and disciplinary action will be taken.