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USA English Camps for Teens

For International Teens (13-17 years old). Student visa not required.

What CISL International Junior Programs offer you:

  • Established in 1972, Converse International School of Languages is recognized throughout the world as a leader for effective English language training.
  • A complete and rigorous academic program consisting of grammar, comprehension, expression, vocabulary building, and fluency development.
  • Small classes (maximum 10 / average 8 students per class) help ensure more speaking time and individual attention for each student.
  • Our all-inclusive Junior Programs consist of a serious academic program, afternoon activities and one full day excursion per week, and either homestay or residential accommodations (depending on program).

From  the East Coast’s Ivy League campus of Yale, to California’s manicured hilltop universities at the University of San Diego, CISL’s Junior Programs allow students to improve their English skills while enjoying some of the most beautiful campuses (and cities) in the United States. Improve your communication with small, focused English classes, meet students from all over the world, and immerse yourself in American culture. CISL’s Junior Program offers programs in both the summer and winter.  

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July English Programs

Yale University

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Study in one of the most prestigious and iconic Ivy League schools in the United States and see why Yale’s history of prestige and academic excellence are as appealing as its architecture and beautiful landscaping. The university, located in charming New Haven, Connecticut, isn’t just the college campus of choice for five U.S. Presidents, 52 Nobel Laureates, and hundreds of diplomats: its gorgeous New England style brickwork and beautiful green spaces also make it an architectural lovers’ dream. Yale’s buildings, towers, lawns, courtyards, walkways and arches comprise one of “the most beautiful urban campuses in America,” according to one renowned architecture critic.

English classes (17 hours) plus 3 hours of afternoon cultural workshop

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Georgetown University

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Established in 1789, Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading educational institutions.  Georgetown's 100+ acre park-like campus, offering an interesting mix of Gothic and modern style architecture, sits atop a bluff overlooking the Potomac River.

Discover East Coast charm at its best in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood of Washington D.C. with 18th century architecture and cobblestone streets. On campus, enjoy the university’s Collegiate Gothic, Georgian brick, and Neo-Medieval style buildings, and become a part of the campus that is the alma mater of numerous diplomats, judges, and U.S. Presidents.

English classes (17 hours) plus 3 hours of afternoon cultural workshops per week.

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UC Berkeley

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The world-famous University of California, Berkeley is situated just a short subway ride away from the heart of San Francisco, one of the world’s most diverse and exciting cities. The campus, centered in the unique and artistic town of Berkeley, offers stunning views of the San Francisco Bay.

Artists, musicians, and academics flock to the charming college town of Berkeley, home to one of the most academically acclaimed universities in the United States. Berkeley students enjoy the small-town feel of their town and the benefits of nearby San Francisco. As one of the most environmentally-friendly cities in the United States, Berkeley’s streets are lined with trees and its neighborhoods filled with parks and green spaces for you to enjoy the beautiful California weather and unique Berkeley culture.

English classes (17 hours) plus 3 hours of afternoon cultural workshops per week.

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Loyola Marymount University

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Loyola Marymount University’s bluff-top campus, with its expansive manicured grounds, and beautiful Spanish style buildings, is located in Los Angeles, the fashion and entertainment hub of California.

Southern California charm meets classic campus beauty with Loyola Marymount University (LMU), a gorgeous campus in Los Angeles. LMU provides a safe and quiet learning environment in the heart of LA (just 10 minutes from LAX). With its stunning hilltop views of the Los Angeles skyline and the Pacific Ocean, it’s no wonder that Loyola Marymount is consistently voted one of the most beautiful campuses in the U.S. by numerous publications.

English classes (17 hours) plus 3 hours of afternoon cultural workshops per week.

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University of San Diego

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Spanish Renaissance architecture and Mission-style buildings, spectacular views of the San Diego Bay, Mission Bay, and the Pacific Ocean . . . the University of San Diego (USD) is San Diego at its best! Studying at the University of San Diego allows CISL students to stay on the most beautiful campus in San Diego and be conveniently located next to Mission and Pacific Beach––some of San Diego’s best beaches––and minutes from Downtown and Old Town San Diego.

English classes (17 hours) plus 3 hours of afternoon cultural workshops per week.

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Homestay in San Diego

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Living with a homestay family is an excellent way to experience American culture and practice speaking English in an informal and conversational setting.


English classes (17 hours) per week.

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New! Speaking Success! Junior Program Curriculum

Speaking Success! Our newly revised Junior Program curriculum aims to provide our students with the speaking and listening skills necessary in today’s global world. Whether it is for preparing to enter a university or having the necessary level for passing academic exams, Speaking Success classes include test-taking strategies and engaging conversation topics relevant for today’s teenager. This program also includes our popular afternoon cultural workshops which encourage our students to use what they have learned in a practical, safe but fun environment.

Why study with us?

  • fast-paced, exciting classes
  • valuable course content
  • small class sizes (Max 10, Avg 8)
  • excellent instructors
  • build confidence in speaking!


CISL Junior Programs
636 Broadway, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92101
ph: 619.501.0205
fax: 619.239.3778


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