Welcome and Introduction

International students from around the world join local host families and help each other learn and experience different cultures!

Meet our Homestay Relationship Manager

Gail Rombough is the Relationship Manager for Battle River School Division.

In addition to raising her own three children, Gail has experience working with youth and families. Gail began to host international students several years ago and although she has not traveled much, enjoys seeing the world through the eyes of international students.

Gail is very excited to be working with Battle River School Division and Canada Homestay Network, to provide services to students from around the globe.

Contact Gail:  

Phone 1-877-441-4443 Ext. 2037

How to Become A Homestay Family

To host a Battle River School Division international student, please complete the following steps:

  • Learn about becoming a host family.

  • Fill in the Online Host Application.

  • Provide an Intervention Record Check for each person 18 years of age or older from Alberta Child & Family Services.

  • Provide a Criminal Record Check from local police for each person 18 years of age or older.

  • Submit the documents to:

    Battle River School Division
    ATTN: Gail Rombough, Homestay Coordinator
    5402 48A Avenue
    Camrose, AB T4V 0L3