Winter 2015 Camps for Individual Students

ISP offers ESL and Cultural Immersion camps for students 10–20 years old. Students receive ESL instruction, tours of universities, field trips to amusement parks and museums. ISP accommodates groups of students of 20 or more participants. Students live with local host families and receive room and board. Our ESL program is designed for beginning English speakers and our curriculum is fun and engaging. Students receive a Certificate Of Completion at the end of camp.

ISP LEADERSHIP CAMP
Northern California only
ESL/CULTURAL IMMERSION
Northern California
ESL/CULTURAL IMMERSION
Southern California
WHERE Foothill College Foothill College CSU Channel Islands
WHEN February 15 – 21, 2015 February 15 – 21, 2015 February 15 – 21, 2015
HOW MUCH $1700 $1200 $1200
WHAT’S INCLUDED Abbreviated one-week camp for the winter months. See the sample calendar below. Please contact us for more information.
  • Host family placement
  • All meals
  • Daily transport to and from school by hosts
  • ESL class Monday – Thursday, 9am – 12pm
  • Afternoon activities/excursions Monday – Thursday
  • All-day trip to San Francisco

See the sample calendar below.
Please contact us for more information.

  • Host family placement
  • All meals
  • Daily transport to and from school by hosts
  • ESL class Monday – Thursday, 9am – 12pm
  • Afternoon activities/excursions Monday – Thursday
  • All-day trip to Disneyland

See the sample calendar below.
Please contact us for more information.

Leadership Camp

ISP is pleased to offer Leadership Camp! This camp is specifically designed for international students who wish to contribute to global advancement, learn leadership skills and styles, understand social responsibility, and practice effective communication techniques. Do you want to be an entrepreneur? a CEO? an ambassador? This is the camp for you! All students live with local host families who provide the cultural component to our program. Students will be active, engaged, and learn many new skills while having some great adventures along the way. This camp is designed for students with a medium to high level of English. The minimum age is 14 years old.

The Leadership Camp is available only in Northern California. Please contact us for more information.

Custom ESL & Cultural Immersion Camps

For agents/groups who want a customized program, ISP builds schedules and curricula according to your needs and duration of stay. We can offer 2- to 3-week camps, more activities, an intense ESL curriculum, and more.

What sets ISP apart from other camps? Our ESL!

Our ESL teachers are all credentialed and our curricula incorporate common core techniques, effective writing styles, and essential communication tools. Our students do not use boring workbooks or worksheets. Instead, they are engaged in active, creative, hands-on learning both in and out of the classroom.

Viewbook

Please go to the Viewbook page to view photos of our summer and winter camps.

Sample Program Schedules

Sample one-week Leadership Camp
ISP SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Arrival and welcome reception for students and host families Getting to Know You Communication Curriculum Leadership Curriculum Communication Curriculum Tour local high school; student government and leadership in schools Departure
Break
Leadership Curriculum Research and Action Curriculum Leadership Curriculum
Lunch The Challenge Ropes Course, Fort Miley, SF: Physical and mental challenges to encourage team development, leadership, and goal setting Tour and lunch, Google; lecture: “How social media can be used to effectively promote change” San Francisco afternoon; tour of City Hall
Tour of Stanford University; lecture: “The College Application Process in America” Leadership Styles
Home

Sample one-week ESL & Cultural Immersion Camp — Northern California:
ISP SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Arrival and welcome reception for students and host families ESL class San Francisco: Golden Gate Bridge, Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, Lombard Street, and more! Departure
Break
ESL class
Lunch
Stanford University tour and shopping American Culture Class San Jose Tech Museum & IMAX Theater Local high school tour and activities
Break
American games with local high school students and camp counselors
Host pick-up

Sample one-week ESL & Cultural Immersion Camp — Southern California
ISP SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Arrival and welcome reception for students and host families ESL class Your choice: Disneyland or Universal Studios Departure
Break
ESL class
Lunch
UCLA and Hollywood tours American Culture Class Santa Monica Local high school tour and activities
Break
American games with local high school students and camp counselors
Host pick-up