Albert College was founded in 1857 and is Canada’s oldest coed private school and provides living quarters for SDI students.  All residence buildings have furnished common rooms with TV/DVD equipment, laundry facilities and free Wifi access.  Sleeping accommodation varies between single and double occupancy.  QBSC takes roommate requests, however granting requests is based on availability.

Experienced and qualified counselling and residential staff provide 24/7 supervision for all students in every level.  There is a houseparent assigned to each residence, providing support to students and counsellors, and acting as liaison between Albert College and QBSC.

Albert College is a ten-minute walk from QBSC.  Students 12 years of age and under must walk to and from the studios, dining hall and residence with their counsellors.  Residential students 13 years of age and over must walk in groups of at least three when off campus.  On stormy days, transportation is arranged by QBSC staff.

Breakfast and evening meals are taken in Albert College’s majestic dining room, Ackerman Hall.  They consist of a daily changing array of delicious hot/cold choices including a salad bar and fresh baked goods.  The varied menu is planned with consideration being given to the students’ eating preferences and allergy requirements. Vegetarian dishes are always available.  Lunches are served at QBSC.

A calendar of fun, after-class activities is planned for residential students, however as it is very important that all students receive the full Summer Dance experience. Day students are encouraged to participate in meals and activities.  Meal tickets for day students can be purchased from the administrative office.  Activities may include the Waterfront and Ethnic Festival, Flashmob, House Leagues, Outdoor Activities, Movie Nights, Workshops, Scavenger Hunts, Talent Shows, Award Ceremonies and Shopping Excursions.