The mission of Stanstead College is to provide students from Canada and around the world with a highly structured and supportive educational program in a small, secure environment. The Stanstead experience helps all students reach their full academic potential in preparation for university, develop healthy and active lifestyles, and understand the importance of respect, responsibility and self-discipline. The success of Stanstead College over the past 140+ years rests in its ability to both reinforce traditional values and embrace innovation in a constantly changing world.


Contact: Joanne Carruthers
Phone: 819-876-2223
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Fax: 819-876-5891
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Fee: $50
International Application Fee: $50


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Saturday Classes: no
Summer Programs Offered: no

Campus Life

Stanstead College provides students with opportunities, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and the benefits of living and interacting in a diverse, supportive community. Boarding and studying at Stanstead College also provides students with the opportunity to become friends with students from around the world.

Dorm Life

Department Director: Barbara Wilkinson
Average Students Per Dorm: 35
No. of Girls Dorms: 2
No. of Boys Dorms: 2
Dress Code: Uniform

Student Life

In addition to structured academic and athletic programs, Stanstead College offers students a variety of ways to express themselves creatively and socially. These include clubs for art, music, chess, fitness and more; organized weekend activities; special events throughout the school year; and school trips to nearby cities and far-flung continents. 

Dorm Amenities
  • Game Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hockey arena; Access to off-campus pool
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Indoor Basketball Court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Football Field
  • Racquetball Court(s)
Clubs & Organizations
  • Antique restoration club; Learn-to-skate club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Computer Club
  • Debate Club
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Food Council
  • Gardening
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Horseback Riding
  • International Clubs
  • Investment Club
  • Newspaper
  • Peer Counseling
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Student Publications
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Theater
  • Weightlifting
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

Arts & Athletics

Stanstead College’s structured athletics program encourages teamwork, fair play, confidence and, above all, health. Students participate in the many athletic options and have opportunities to compete against local schools and tournaments.

Athletics Department Director: Mark Bembenek

Interscholastic Sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Curling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
Recreational Sports
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Snowboarding
  • Softball
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Art Club
  • Art Club
  • Chamber Choir
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Choral Music
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Theater

Summer Programs

The Stanstead College Summer Language Adventure teaches children French and English in the classroom, through outdoor activities, and other creative endeavours. At the Stanstead Select Girls Hockey Camp & Tournament, girls 18 and under have the opportunity to perfect their game in a week-long camp focusing on skills, preparation and competition.

Department Director: Stephanie Delorme

Summit Hockey Camp

Summit Hockey School Summer Camp is a week-long, off-season hockey camp intended for boys from 10 to 17 years. It is a unique opportunity for North American players to gain new experiences by living and training together with hockey players from all over the world.

Program Director: Stephanie Delorme
Registration Deadline: June 20
Tuition: n/a
Financial Aid Available: No
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