Summer English Program at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles

1, 2, 3, or 4 week English Courses + Activities + Optional California Coast Trip

10 student class average; 12 student class maximum

The Los Angeles English program for teens is held at Pepperdine University, a campus set on a hill over-looking the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Malibu, California. CISL’s Summer English Program offers students the chance to study at Pepperdine University for one, two, three, or four weeks and also includes an option for an additional California Coast Trip.

Commuter (day) students are welcome. Students can participate in classes & activities and commute to the campus each morning. Please contact us ([email protected]) to inquire about commuter pricing.

English Camp at Pepperdine University (Los Angeles)

CISL’s Los Angeles Junior ESL program offers teens a charming West Coast location to learn English.

  • A safe, serene campus with modern academic and recreational facilities
  • Easy access to exciting and star-studded Los Angeles beaches & landmarks
  • A beautiful, ocean-view oasis in the heart of Malibu
  • Commuter Students: Day campers can participate in classes + activities and commute to the campus each morning. For more information on commuter pricing please contact us at [email protected].

Courses with CISL’s Los Angeles English program for teens include:

  • CISL-created curriculum actively engages students in their learning process through a project-driven English program
  • Classes on Pepperdine University’s stunning campus in Malibu, California
  • Small class size: 10 students per class on average (no more than 12)
  • 20 English lessons per week/ Afternoon Cultural Workshops

CISL’s English camp in Los Angeles provides:

  • Residence hall accommodation at Pepperdine University, known as one of the most beautiful campuses in California
  • Shared room/shared bath
  • 19 meals per week
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities (fee payable)

With CISL’s Los Angeles English Camp activities, students have access to the most exciting areas on the East Coast.

  • Constant activity: CISL′s English Camp for teens in Los Angeles plans afternoon or evening activities Monday through Friday to provide students additional chances to socialize, exercise, and explore Los Angeles
  • Half-day excursions to some of the best museums, beaches, shopping malls, and restaurants in Southern California allow CISL′s Los Angeles ESL camp students to see even more of exciting LA
  • Full day excursions to some of the area’s most exciting amusement parks—including Disneyland and Six Flags—and to beautiful Santa Barbara and San Diego.
  • Optional California Coast trip to San Francisco, Carmel, Monterey, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles
  • See the sample English Camp in Los Angeles activities calendar for details on CISL′s exciting activities!
Pepperdine (Los Angeles) International Junior Program Details

Classes: 16 lessons per week: from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm  (4 days a week) with a 10 minute break


Cultural Workshops: 4 lessons per week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 1:30 -3:10 pm. Students will participate in Cultural Workshops which focus on leadership and local venues/culture.

Class levels: 4

Note: Class size is an average of 10 students, with a maximum of 12

University residence, 19 meals/week

Beverly Hills

San Diego

Santa Monica

Half-day activities plus one full day excursion per week. See the sample Pepperdine activities calendar for details on CISL’s exciting activities!
Optional trip

San Francisco


Santa Barbara

California Coast: 6 days/6 nights- San Francisco, Carmel, Monterey, Santa Barbara. Includes hotels (shared rooms), coach transportation/tickets. Last night in Los Angeles at the end of the trip (in hotel, shared room). Meals not included.
Additional Costs
Airport and/or Local Transportation Fee not included in price. Groups/ individuals please contact the Junior Program Director for fee.
Pepperdine (LOS ANGELES) Program Daily Schedule
9:00 – 10:40English ClassEnglish ClassFull Day ExcursionEnglish ClassEnglish ClassAfternoon


Optional Sunday Excursion
10:40 – 10:50BreakBreakFull Day ExcursionBreakBreak
11:00 – 12:30English ClassEnglish ClassFull Day ExcursionEnglish ClassEnglish Class
12:30 – 13:30LunchLunchFull Day ExcursionLunchLunch
13:30 – 15:00Afternoon ActivitiesCultural workshopsFull Day ExcursionCultural workshopsAfternoon Activities
15:00 – 18:00Afternoon and Evening Activities

*Afternoon Cultural Workshops are included. ** Meals are not included on trips. *** Thursday July 4th is a national holiday; activities will be provided on this day.

For more information regarding CISL’s Los Angeles ESL Camp, contact the Junior Program Director.

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