Who can apply for the Summer Credit Courses in Italy?

Students between the ages of 13 – 19 residing in the province of Ontario may apply to obtain an Ontario Secondary School Credit. Out of province students may apply, please contact us for more details.

What if a student is not a Canadian Citizen?
If a student in not a Canadian citizen, at least 3 months before departure, please contact your nearest Embassy/Consulate of Italy for Visa Application .

What do I need to do to apply?

Complete the online application using the submission form
Download this hard copy registration form.

Mail the form, a passport size photo and cheque payable to the Ventresca Travel Agency Ltd. to

Hamilton Dante Centre
446 Mountain Brow Blvd.
Hamilton, Ontario L8T 1A8

All cheques are made payable to the Ventresca Travel Agency Ltd.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application will reserve a space in the summer credit program but the registration will NOT be confirmed until your registration form and payment are received.

How do I know that my application has been accepted?
When you apply online you should receive an automatic email notification sent to the email address of the parent or guardian.

Once you have completed the registration form and sent your photo and check to the Ventresca Travel Ltd. you will receive another email confirmation.

If I don’t need the credit, may I still participate? Yes you may. Please contact us for further details.

How do I decide what subject  to choose? A number of courses are offered but finalized offerings are dependent on enrollment.  Please speak contact us directly for more information.

What does the fee include?

Fee Includes:

  • Round trip air fare from Canada to Italy.
  • Departure taxes, service charges and comprehensive health and cancellation insurance.
  • Accommodation in hotels and all daily breakfasts, most lunches and all dinners.
  • Round trip coach from airport to campus.
  • Instruction by Ontario qualified teachers. All credit progams offered in cooperation with local Ontario District School Boards.
  • All excursions on itinerary (Rome, Pompeii, Venice, Florence, Assisi and Ortona beaches)
  • Local guides and entrance fees to museums, art galleries and monuments.
  • Use of textbooks.

Fee does not include:

  • Round trip ground transportation to Toronto.
  • Consumable school supplies
  • Art material (depending on course chosen)
  • Items of a personal nature

What happens if I need to cancel my application?
You can cancel your application but cancellation fees apply. Please see the Program Details for the fee schedule.

I have family in Italy. Can I arrange to visit them at the same time? Yes. Please contact us for more details and arrangements.