Afternoon Activity Program

The students will participate in English classes each morning during the weekdays and will choose one of five activity programs in the afternoons: Tourist & Culture Program, Business Program, University Program, Outdoor Adventure Program, or Film Program. Students may choose one program each week. Students must choose their selection at enrollment to ensure availability.

Tourist & Culture Program

In the Tourist & Culture Program, students will enjoy a variety of activities focused on cultural, sightseeing, shopping, and sports.

Sample Activities:

  • The Getty Museum
  • 3rd Street Promenade shopping
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Venice Beach
  • Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive
  • The Grove
  • Griffith Observatory
  • UCLA pool party
  • John Wooden Recreation Center
Business  Program

Launching your own company isn’t for everyone. Only the most daring, determined types need apply, but if you have what it takes, you’ll be in the same league as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, or Google guys Larry Page and Sergey Brin. If you’re ready to develop your own startup, this course could be your first step on the road to success! You’ll create a business plan, hoping to cash in on your innovation and creativity. Research your market, work up a template to put your plan into action, and let your inner entrepreneur take command. Students will learn management and leadership skills and communication and presentation skills.

“I would like to say thank you very much! This was a great experience for Federico, who won’t ever forget it. Thanks very much for treating my son so well and letting him spend some marvelous days in LA. That’s why for us it was not easy to let him go alone to the U.S, but it was well worth it!”

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University Program

Looking to be accepted at your dream school and then survive there? This class gives you intensive work on the college entrance application and college preparation classes that cover the SAT and TOEFL tests. This course focuses on writing effective admissions essays, getting noticed during interviews, mastering study success in a college environment, library research and winning test strategies. Teachers will keep you on your toes as you navigate this comprehensive course.

Activities Include:

  • University tours
  • TOEFL and SAT Prep Workshop
  • Writing Skills Workshop
Outdoor Program

Take to the waves or head over the wall! Whether you’re up for some surfing or kayaking or you want to soak up the sun on the pristine beaches of Southern California, this is the perfect fit for any outdoor enthusiast. This option will offer you the excitement of a true California adventure with all the options of nothing but sun and fun!

Activities Include:

  • Santa Monica and the Pier
  • The Grove
  • Beverly Hills
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Spinning
Film Program

Lights, camera,  Los Angeles! From oscar winning actors to the world’s biggest talent agencies, film fame is everywhere. Industry experts will give you a sneak preview to the art of acting, and cinematic crafts like screenwriting, directing, graphics & animation and more! Show off your creativity and hone your talents while getting an inside look on the film industry.

Activities Include:

  • Studio Tours
  • Film workshops
  • Screenwriting
  • Acting
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Producing