DORMITORY ESSENTIALS

Golden Hills offers dormitory accommodation in three of our communities, Drumheller, Strathmore and Three Hills.  In Drumheller the dormitory is attached to the school, in Strathmore the dormitory is approximately 3 km from the High School and Junior High School, and lastly the Prairie Christian Academy located in Three Hills offers dormitory accommodations as well.  Our dormitory leaders nurture and encourage student and help make their residence both a place they can call home and a sanctuary where they can relax and study.

The dormitories in Strathmore, Drumheller and the Prairie Christian Academy located in Three Hills can accommodate up to 80 students (double occupancy)

  • Drumheller dormitory is attached to the school, in Strathmore the dormitory is not attached to the schools, a school bus is provided to transport the students to and from school. The dormitory for the Prairie Christian Academy is not attached to the school students can walk to the school.

Essentials

  • Full supervision (24/7) provided by committed, supportive and compassionate supervisors
  • Regular supervised study periods (Monday through Thursday)
  • Girls and Boys separate rooms in different locations in the dorms
  • Gender specific common areas
  • Three meals plus snacks on school days and a brunch and dinner plus snacks on non-school days.

Placement

  • First come, first served basis
  • If a student is interested in dormitory accommodations must be indicated on the

     application.

  • Room allocation will be made upon arrival by the supervising staff.
  • Students are responsible for their own personal care items, and laundry supplies(laundry machines are available at the dormitories for student use)

Fees:

  • Please refer to the current fee schedule

Food:

  • 3 meals and snacks provided on school days (Breakfast, Luch & Dinner plus Snacks) 
  • 2 meals and snacks provided on non-school days (Brunch & Dinner plus Snacks)

 Medical

  • Our three largest communities, Drumheller, Three Hills and Strathmore have Hospitals and medical clinics available.

Religious and Cultural Organizations:

  • For students who are interested in maintaining their religious and cultural connections we will be provide them with contact information for related organizations available in the community.

Free Time

  • Students will have free time to engage in other activities they are interested in, like music, sports, visiting local sites, developing friendships etc.
  • Sports facilities are available at the schools and withing walking distance in our communities.
  • Activities are organized for our international students on a regular basis. These include trips to Calgary, Banff and other areas of interest.

Please note that there is a strict no smoking policy for all Golden Hills dormitories.  If a student is found to be smoking in the dorm thee will immediately be a charge of $75.00 or cleaning of the room or area in which the student was smoking.  Disciplinary action will also be implemented.