international students on the beach
Chicago Skyline
Elgin Academy's Rider Center

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER PROGRAMS

Elgin Academy’s Summer International Program provides an opportunity for students of all ages to experience American culture in a welcoming environment. Students will attend exciting and interesting programs with American students. Our International Program is designed to foster friendships, improve English skills and create lasting memories. 

 


 
 
 

 

PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Join an existing Elgin Academy Summer Program. There are options available for international students to participate with American students in STEM classes, enrichment programs, academic courses, and other recreational activities.


CUSTOM GROUP PROGRAMS

Elgin Academy can accommodate large groups of students. We will work with you to arrange a custom program to fit the needs of your group.


HOSTING OPTION

A homestay option is available for our international summer program participants. Host families are carefully chosen for security, comfort, and friendliness.

 


 

CUSTOM GROUP PROGRAMS

Elgin Academy can accommodate large groups of students and will work with schools and organizations to arrange a custom program to fit the needs of your group. The program incorporates conversational English skills into social activities, athletics, and academic or interest-based classes with American students. Activities can be arranged to accommodate your group’s interest and length of stay.

Group Program

 

June 12 - August 4, 2023

$1,000 per week (choose one or more weeks)

Choose to add on any of the following options to your program:
(additional fees will apply)

  • Day Trips - Excursions to the city of Chicago, tours of local colleges and universities, and shopping trips to nearby malls.
  • Evening Activities - Planned activities, trips to local entertainment venues, and opportunities to visit local restaurants.
  • Housing - Elgin Academy can arrange a dormitory stay for your group or students can have the opportunity to practice their English skills by living with an English-speaking host family.
  • Academic English - English classes focusing on academic vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
  • Transportation - Our group coordinator can arrange transportation to and from the airport.

INDIVIDUAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Join an existing Elgin Academy Summer Program. There are options available for students of all ages to participate with American students in Art and STEM classes, academic courses, and other recreational activities.

 

International STEM

 

June 12 - June 30 and July 10 - July 28, 2023

$1,000 per week (choose one or more weeks)

Choose to add on any of the following options to your program:
(additional fees will apply)

  • Housing - Students can have the opportunity to practice their English skills by living with an English-speaking host family.
  • Academic English - Small group English tutoring focusing on academic vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
  • Transportation - Our group coordinator can arrange transportation to and from the airport.

 


 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

 
Tanya Moore

DIRECTOR OF SUMMER PROGRAMS

tmoore@elginacademy.org