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Summer Youth English Program 2016, USA

Publish Date: Mar 21, 2016

Please visit Global Education Fair 2016 in Yerevan (14 May 2016, Best Western Congress Hotel, Picasso Hall ) for more information about this program and scholarship opportunities

Is the Summer Youth English Experience right for me? 

Are you between the ages of 14-18? Do you want to practice your English skills and learn about university student life? 

The international Summer Youth English Experience at INTO USF offers students the chance to practice their English language skills while living at an American university in sunny Tampa, Florida. 

Session highlights:

  • Learn English in small language workshops
  • Live and study at an American university 
  • Explore Florida and Tampa Bay
  • Practice your English with new friends from the US and around the world
  • Visit local amusement parks such as Walt Disney World or Busch Gardens
  • Spend time at the beach or go shopping
  • Enjoy full access to university facilities (gym, library, housing, dining, public transportation)

What will I study at the university?

Workshops during this special summer experience will help you improve your English speaking and communication skills while you live at an American university:

  • Fun, interactive English workshops designed to give participants a chance to develop confidence in using English. Workshops provide an opportunity to work on challenging projects involving problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Opportunity to practice English with Americans through weekly recreational events, and conversation partners.
  • Visits to USF departments to experience lectures, participate in hands-on activities and tour facilities (i.e. engineering and science labs, USF Health, art studio, athletics). Meet and interact with USF professors and students. 
  • Educational field trips in which participants learn about American culture and history.
  • Weekend trips to include a visit to Orlando theme parks such as Walt Disney World or Universal Studios, and a day to explore Tampa area beaches, shopping, sport events or museums.

What activities do you offer?

  • Evening activities on campus to provide opportunities to practice conversational English
  • Weekend recreational trips to theme parks, such as Disney World's Magic Kingdom or Busch Gardens
  • Day trips to beautiful area beaches, such as Clearwater and St. Petersburg Beach
  • Shopping trips to popular malls, such as International Plaza and Premier Outlets 
Entry Requirements:
  • Participants must be able to speak and listen to English at an intermediate level. 
  • Must have a valid passport. 
  • Must complete and submit all supplemental forms before payment.
  • Participants will be on a B-2 visitor visa or visa waiver.
Age Requirements:
  • All participants must be age 14 by the start of the session and up to 18 years old. 
Chaperone Requirements:
  • Must be 25 by the start of the session
  • Must provide INTO USF with a Level II background check or equivalent from current home country. 
  • INTO USF will also perform a Florida background check upon your arrival as per regulations.

Summer 2016 Dates and Prices

  Start Date End Date All inclusive program costs
(subject to change)
Session 1: June 26, 2016 June 9, 2016 $2,750
Session 2:  July 10, 2016 July 23, 2016 $2,750
Day program N/A N/A $1,500*

*Additional activities available. Please contact us for pricing.

What is included in the all inclusive cost?

  • English workshops and USF department visits
  • All trips and activities, including transportation and ticket prices (excluding airline ticket)
  • Housing on campus in a shared suite with linens, including on-site program counselors
  • 3 meals daily
  • Round-trip transportation to and from the airport and USF
  • Chaperones for all program activities and events
  • USF ID card
  • Program T-Shirt 

What is included in the day program cost?

  • Daily English workshops and USF department visits
  • Local attractions/business visits
  • 1 meal per day
  • Chaperones for all program activities and events
  • USF ID card
  • Program T-shirt

Ready to take the next step toward Summer Youth English? Apply today!

What are my degree options after completing the Summer Youth English Experience? 

Summer Youth English Experience students may apply to an INTO English language program or Pathway program and pursue further study if admitted.

How will the Summer Youth English Experience prepare me for success? 

After finishing this experience, successful students will be able to:

  • Improve English language listening and speaking skills
  • Understand basic cultural values and behaviors of Americans 
  • Have the opportunity to interact with native speakers

Typical Day for an INTO USF Summer Youth English Experience student

7:00 AM     Wake-Up calls
7:30 AM Breakfast at on-campus dining hall
8:00 AM             English workshops
12:00 PM Lunch at on-campus dining hall
1:00 PM Afternoon workshops, lab tours and events
3:00 PM Activities
5:30 PM Dinner at on-campus dining hall
7:00 PM Evening Social Activities: Campus Recreation, Activities or Social Events
10:00 PM Curfew to residence hall

Please visit Global Education Fair 2016 in Yerevan (14 May 2016, Best Western Congress Hotel, Picasso Hall ) for more information about this program and scholarship opportunities

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