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.
  • CISL's Junior Program offers dynamic English enrichment camps for teens in the USA at some of the most prestigious and beautiful campuses in the U.S.
  • Small classes (maximum 10 / average 8 students per class) help ensure more speaking time and individual attention for each student.
  • A complete and rigorous academic program: classes are divided into four daily lessons, so it is never boring
  • Our all-inclusive English camps for teens in the USA consist of an engaging and dynamic academic program, which has speaking and the arts, test preparations strategies, STEM subject introduction and leadership topics
  • Also included are afternoon activities and one full day excursion per week, and either homestay or residential accommodations (depending on the 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 English camps in the United States allow students to improve their English skills while enjoying some of the nation's most beautiful campuses (and cities). Students improve communication with small, focused English classes, meet students from all over the world, and are immersed in American culture. CISL’s Junior Programs offer English summer camps as well as programs in the winter.

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July English Camps in the United States

Yale University

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Experience an English camp for teens in the United States at one of the most prestigious and iconic Ivy League schools and quickly 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: 20 lessons + 2 Cultural Workshops per week

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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. With the Georgetown program, students enjoy one of the most prestigious English summer camps in the USA. Students 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: 20 lessons + 2 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. With UC Berkeley, CISL offers one of the most exciting English summer camps in the USA! 

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: 20 lessons + 2 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 buildings, is located in Los Angeles, the fashion and entertainment hub of California.  Of all the English Camps for teens in the USA, the LMU program provides the five-star experience only Los Angeles can offer. 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. 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: 20 lessons + 2 Cultural Workshops per week

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University of San Diego (Campus or Homestay Accommodation)

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What other English camps for teens in the USA offer 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 (and one of the most exciting English Camps for teens in the USA)! 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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January ESL Programs for Juniors in San Diego

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Homestay in San Diego (January)

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Students who would like to experience one of our English Camps for teens in the USA (yet still want the comforts of home) have the option of an American homestay. 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: 20 lessons per week

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January 2018

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New for 2018!

Our junior academic program has been designed specifically for today’s tech-savvy youth living in a touch-of-the button, fast-paced world. This CISL-created curriculum consists of enrichment courses providing an introduction to topics ranging from speaking and the arts, exam preparation strategies, academic subject matter (including STEM), and global business topics and leadership. These interactive lessons go above and beyond the standard ESL program. Designed to challenge and engage students, our program will give your student the analytic and critical thinking skills necessary for their future at university and beyond. Download curriculum information.

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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Program Profiles

Attention Group Leaders and Teachers!

Complimentary accommodations and activities are included for one group leader with each group of 12 students. For groups of fewer than 12, the cost of accommodations and activities will be proportionate to the number of students in the group.

Interested in bringing your students to one of our Junior programs? Contact the Junior Director for information.

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