Summer English Camp at UC Berkeley

English Classes in Berkeley, California for International Teens (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 two, three, or four-week CISL English language training course, daily afternoon activities, and weekend excursions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

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

Classes with the UC Berkeley camp for teens include:

  • CISL-created curriculum extending past English learning to place an emphasis on Speaking and the Arts, exam preparation strategies, STEM, and leadership
  • Average of 8 students per class (no more than 10)
  • 20 English lessons per week
  • Classes from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, 5 days per week

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)
  • 21 meals per week

CISL’s English camp for teens in Berkeley provides

  • A variety of interesting and focused entertainment on weekday afternoons
  • Full-day Saturday and half-day Sunday excursions to a variety of attractions (see the 2019 sample calendar)
UC Berkeley Program Details

20 lessons per week: daily from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm with a 20-minute break from 10:40 am to 11:00 am

Class levels: 4

Cultural Workshops: Aside from English classes Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays in the afternoon (1:30 p.m.), students will participate in lively debates and conversation that relate directly to your activities in the afternoon / weekend.

** The class size is an average of 7 students, with a maximum of 8
13 – 17 years
University Accommodation, 21 meals per week included
Half day activities plus an all day excursion.
Airport Transfers
Airport Transportation Fee for Groups: $ 125 (not included in the price.
Individuals: please contact us for the rate.
UC Berkeley Program Schedule
9:00 – 10:40English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish Classsome Saturday excursionsfree day
10:40 – 11:00BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
11:00 – 12:30English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish Class
12:30 – 13:30LunchLunchLunchLunchLunch
13:30 – 15:00Cultural WorkshopsCultural workshopsCultural WorkshopsCultural workshopsCultural Workshops
3:00 – 3:30BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
3:30 – 10:00Activities in the afternoon or night