Student activities are an integral part of an IC education, in line with the philosophy that taking part in life outside the classroom through extra-curricular activities is essential to helping students develop initiative, self-confidence, and responsible citizenship as well as an awareness of and respect for individual differences and respect for the environment. To develop these essential attitudes, IC has a large variety of clubs and societies that are cultural, philanthropic, athletic, and social in nature. Depending on the age of the student, extracurricular activities offered to students include Drama, Debate, Art, Music, and a variety of Sports. Other extracurricular activities on offer include Arabic Club, Math Club, Press, Photography, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Folk Dancing, Archery, Swimming, Chess, General Knowledge and Cinema. Each club/ activity is led by a responsible faculty advisor who has interest in and knowledge of the activity.
IC students participate in the national and international conferences of the Model UN, the national Science fairs, national and international environmental conferences, drama productions, and in music competitions and concerts both inside and outside Lebanon. Students can participate in team sports such as football, basketball, and a variety of field sports. IC students are involved in national sports competitions and teams travel to neighboring countries for participation in competitions and games.
IC’s location makes it accessible to historical sites and cultural events in and around Lebanon. Field trips, both educational and recreational, are scheduled into the academic year. Students visit theaters, museums, historical sites, art exhibitions and book fairs. They go on field trips related to their science, environmental studies, art, and social studies courses.