About Experiences Canada:

  1. Who are Experiences Canada? Formerly known as SEVEC, Experiences Canada is a registered charity funded by the Government of Canada Department of Canadian Heritage. Yes, they are legit!
  2. What is their role in the exchange? Experiences Canada provides logistical and planning support for the exchange. They fund and manage travel bookings through an agency, monitor Group Organizers to ensure compliance to exchange plans, (safety / educational / suitability of itinerary, etc.). Experiences Canada also maintains a website for families to register and maintain documents, etc. Experiences Canada does not physically join the exchange, but funds hundred of trips involving approximately 5,000 Canadian youth each year.
  3. Where can I read more? Experiences Canada maintains a very good website – check it out!