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University Taster Programme – Boston – Ages 14 – 17

The Boston Summer Center is located on the beautiful, 60-acre woodland campus of Pine Manor College, only 20-minutes from Downtown Boston. The city is world famous for its professional sports teams and world-class universities. A wealth of activities is available, either directly on campus or within the wider location, and excellent facilities include on-campus accommodation.

This exciting program is designed to give teenagers a taste of life as a university student in the USA. The course combines English tuition with lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions delivered by university lecturers, as well as visits to world-famous universities such as MIT and Harvard.

Please note: This program is subject to minimum student numbers in order to run. Please contact us before booking online

2 weeks course

30 June to 13 July  and 14 July to 27 July 2019 

Package includes

  • 15 hours of English lessons and lectures per week ( 9 hours of English lessons and 6 hours of university-style lectures per week)
  • Weekly study skills lecture
  • University visits
  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • Welcome party and orientation
  • Placement test
  • Three evening activities per week
  • One full-day and three half-day trips per week
  • End-of-course certificate
2 weeks – US$ 3,120

To book this course, please contact us directly.

Please note: Students must be fully insured before attending USA camps, poof of insurance will be requested when booking. f you do not have your own insurance, we will provide our own.

If you book after 31st March, please contact us to check availability before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us before booking online

 

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Trips may include:

 

  • Newport Mansions
  • Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
  • Salem
  • Hampton Beach

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Duration - 2 weeks

Start Dates:  30 June – 13 July; 14 – 27 July 2019 (Sunday arrive/ Saturday depart)
Course ends: 27 July 2019
Minimum entry level - Beginner
Age range -  14–17
ACCOMMODATION

On-campus residence

On-campus residential accommodation in comfortable twin rooms with shared bathrooms (between 6 students) and common areas. Girls and boys are in separate accommodation areas or on different floors. The college is just a 1-minute walk away.

Meal plan

Full-board. Breakfast, hot lunch, and dinner are provided every day, with packed lunches or meal vouchers on excursion days. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on request.

 FACILITIES

  • Beautiful, wooded 60-acre campus, great for walks
  • On-site student residence
  • Baseball and softball fields
  • Soccer pitch and tennis courts
  • Cafeteria

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Activities can include Arts and crafts, basketball, bingo, games night, international parties, karaoke, movie night, quiz nights, soccer, softball, table tennis, talent show, tennis and more.

TYPICAL EXCURSIONS

Three half-day excursions and one full-day excursion per week.

Half-day excursions may include:

  • Freedom Trail
  • Duck tour
  • Skywalk Observatory
  • Shopping trip
  • China Town
  • Boston Common

Full-day excursions include:

  • Newport Mansions
  • Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
  • Salem
  • Hampton Beach

An overnight stay in New York can be added to the beginning or end of the program (subject to minimum numbers).
TRAVEL

Nearest Airports

  • Boston Logan International

Travel times stated are average times based  on a transfer by taxi.

Meet and Greet Service: Prices include Meet and Greet on arrival and check-in on departure.

Unaccompanied minors: Please note unaccompanied minors will be charged £65 in UK Residential Centres,

Economy Transfer Service: Students on Heathrow Economy transfers may have to wait 2–3 hours at the airport before check-in or after arrival. Students will be supervised by Kings Staff during this time. Groups and individuals may be on the same coach/ mini bus.

Flights must arrive between 10.00 – 18.00 and depart between 11.00 – 19.00.

  • Bath (Downside): Heathrow Economy is available every Wednesday from 3 July to 21 August.
  • Cheltenham: Heathrow Economy is available every Wednesday from 3 July to 14 August.
  • Bournemouth: Heathrow Economy is available every Sunday from 9 June to 25 August.
  • London (Beckenham): Heathrow Economy is available every Sunday from 23 June to 25 August.

Flight times: Flights must arrive between 8.00 and 22.00.

 

 

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