Summer English Camp at UC Berkeley

English Classes in Berkeley, California for International (1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks + activities)

With CISL’s Berkeley English Program, students take classes at UC Berkeley (UCB) and live on the UCB campus. The program features a one, two, three, or four-week CISL English language training course, daily afternoon activities, and weekend excursions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. 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.

CISL’s Berkeley English camp offers:

  • Classes and accommodation in the unique and artistic town of Berkeley, with beautiful views of the SF Bay
  • Quick subway ride to San Francisco
  • 2 afternoon Cultural Workshops per week to learn more about American culture
  • 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].

Classes with the UC Berkeley camp for teens include:

  • CISL-created curriculum actively engages students in their learning process through a project-driven English program
  • Average of 10 students per class (no more than 12)
  • 20 English lessons per week/ Afternoon Cultural Workshops

Residential accommodations for CISL’s Berkeley teen camp offer:

  • Dorm residence on the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) campus
  • Shared room/shared bath
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Laundry Facilities (fee payable)
  • 19 meals per week

CISL’s English camp for teens in Berkeley provides

  • A variety of interesting and focused entertainment on weekday afternoons
  • Full-day and half-day excursions to a variety of attractions (see the sample calendar)
UC Berkeley 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 1

13 – 17 years
University Accommodation, 19 meals per week included
Half day activities plus an all day excursion. See sample activities calendar.
Airport Transfers
Airport and/or Local Transportation Fee for not included in price. Groups/ individuals please contact the Junior Program Director for fee.
UC Berkeley Program Schedule
9:00 – 10:40English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassFull Day ExcursionAfternoon


Free day
10:40 – 10:50BreakBreakBreakBreakFull Day Excursion
11:00 – 12:30English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassFull Day Excursion
12:30 – 13:30LunchLunchLunchLunchFull Day Excursion
13:30 – 15:00Afternoon ActivityCultural WorkshopsAfternoon ActivityCultural WorkshopsFull Day Excursion
15:00 – 15:30BreakBreakBreakBreakFull Day Excursion
15:30 – 10:00Afternoon & Evening Activities