Summer Study Abroad
Homestay & Immersion Programs



Sol Abroad
PO BOX 523
Austin,TX 78767
http://www.solabroad.com/
info@solabroad.com
512.380.1003

With Sol Abroad, you will experience a genuine cultural immersion through housing with carefully chosen local host families, quality Spanish classes, stimulating excursions, and some of the most rewarding cultural activities possible. We share your excitement and look forward to seeing you soon!

Time Period: 2 - 4 weeks
Approximate Cost: $1995 +
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 15-21+


Youth for Understanding USA
6400 Goldsboro Rd. Ste. 100
Bethesda,MD 20817
http://www.yfu-usa.org/
800.833.6243

A Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, culture and community of a family in one of 40 countries around the globe. It is an opportunity for US high school students and recent graduates to not only learn a new language, but to experience – in a year, semester or a summer program – what life is really like in another part of the world. YFU provides an experience that will forever change how you think of yourself and your view of our global community.

Time Period: 3-8 weeks
Approximate Cost: from $5995
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 12-18


Intrax Study Abroad
http://www.intraxstudyabroad.com/program-fees
info@intraxstudyabroad.com
1-800-579-1709

Intrax maintains a good balance between language learning, experiencing, travel and leisure time. After mornings in language classes, there are ample planned activities and free time throughout the program. Two to three days per week organized activities are offered such as: lectures on topics in French history, literature, art and cinema, screenings of French films, tasting of produits régionaux, and a visit to Leonardo da Vinci's home at the Clos Lucé. Accomodations are with host families.

Time Period: 1 month
Approximate Cost: from $5975
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 15-18


CCI - Greenheart Travel - Language School
746 North LaSalle
Chicago,IL 60654-1879
http://www.cci-exchange.com/languageschools.aspx?location=184
info@greenhearttravel.org
1-888-ABROAD1

Greenheart Travel offers language school programs for adults and teens in cooperation with language schools in Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. Join participants from around the world in experiencing the in-depth language acquisition that occurs while studying a language in the country where it is spoken.

Time Period: 3-4 weeks
Approximate Cost: from $1530 for 3 weeks
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: some
Ages: 14+


CCI - Greenheart Travel - Indep. Home Stay
746 North LaSalle
Chicago,IL 60654-1879
http://www.cci-exchange.com/homestaysabroad.aspx?location=200
info@greenhearttravel.org
1-888-ABROAD1

The Independent Homestay Program offers participants a special insight into the host country's society through experiencing daily life, customs and values. The Independent Homestay Program is an intensive cross-cultural experience and is not a tour or travel program. There are no outside touring programs organized, and you may not work or attend school during your homestay. You will be received as a member of the family and will be involved in the daily activities of that family.

Time Period: 1-4 weeks
Approximate Cost: from $630 for 1 week
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: with host family
Ages: 14+ (most older)


Edu-Culture International
2440 Acton Street
Berkeley,CA 94702
/www.educulture.org
info@educulture.org
Tel: 866.343.8990

A highly respected study abroad organization in the United States today, Edu-Culture International specializes in summer language programs in France, Spain and Costa Rica for middle and high school students. Experience home-stays, language classes at our partner acredited schools, the potential for university credit, exciting activities and excursions, or the ability to pick and choose from these options.

Time Period: 2-3 weeks
Approximate Cost: $725 per week plus airfare for Total Immersion
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: with host family
Ages: 15+


SPI - Study Programs International
11149 Research Blvd. Suite 100
Austin,TX 78759 USA
www.spiabroad.com
info@spiabroad.com
1-866-502-7505

High quality language immersion & cultural programs exclusively for high school students since 1996. We believe traveling abroad develops independence and maturity by expanding students' knowledge of the world and increasing their understanding of other cultures.

Time Period: 2-4 weeks
Approximate Cost: from $2200 for 2 weeks
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 15-18


CIEE
300 Fore Street
Portland,ME 04101
http://www.ciee.org/hsabroad/summer-abroad/index.html
ccampos@ciee.org
207.553.4049

CIEE Summer High School Abroad programs take you to new heights! We offer summer high school student exchange programs in China and Japan. Whether you are familiar with the Chinese or Japanese language or just beginning your explorations in the languages the opportunity to immerse yourself directly in another culture through an interactive classroom experience will allow you to accelerate your language learning while having the experience of a lifetime!

Time Period: 2-3 weeks
Approximate Cost: $0 - $7,495
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 15-18


Two Worlds United - Educational Foundation
503 E. Jackson St. Suite 250
Tampa,FL 33602
http://www.twoworldsunited.com/summer_abroad.html
1 888-696-8808

TWO WORLDS UNITED students live with carefully selected host families and attend a local public High School. The High School can be private upon request. By living with a native host family, Two Worlds United students become integrated into the way of life and culture of the new country. Each student has a local coordinator who monitors and provides support 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Time Period: 2-8 weeks
Approximate Cost: from ~ $2495 for 2 weeks
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: optional
Ages: 14+


ASA - Academic Study Associates
375 West Broadway-Suite 200
New York,NY 10012
http://www.asaprograms.com/summersion
summer@asaprograms.com
(800) 752-2250

Homestay / Cultural Immersion: Combine intensive formal language instruction with real-life immersion in daily life and culture to help improve language skills while gaining an intimate knowledge of the host country’s culture. Choose from carefully selected locations to ensure you get the most from your summer. You will be treated as a special guest and take your language learning to an entirely different level for a truly authentic immersion experience.

Time Period: 4 weeks
Approximate Cost: $7595 (includes airfare from NYC)
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 15-18


INTERCULTURA-Costa Rica Language School & Cultural Center
P.O Box 1952-3000
Heredia,Costa Rica
http://www.interculturacostarica.com/teen_spanish.html
contactus@interculturacostarica.com
011-506-2260-8480 ext. 1

The primary goal of Intercultura is to teach you the Spanish language in a warm yet intellectually challenging environment. Classes at our city and beach campuses are conducted entirely in Spanish, providing students from all over the world with a complete and intensive learning experience. Students spend a week each at a city campus and beach campus learning Spanish in the mornings and traveling to cultural sites in the afternoons and weekends. Homestay lodging in the city.

Time Period: 2 weeks
Approximate Cost: $1,950
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 13+


Teenagers Abroad
386 Ontario St
Toronto,ON M5A 2V7
http://www.teenagersabroad.com/
info@teenagersabroad.com
1 800 219 9924

Teenagers Abroad specializes in sending teens to safe, exciting places and programs around the world with varying nationalities. Our programs offer a full language immersion for teens: a schedule of language lessons, sports, leisure and cultural activities and are open to individuals or groups. Both Homestay & Residence programs available.

Time Period: 2-4 weeks
Approximate Cost: from $1150 for 2 weeks
Homestay: yes
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 13-18 +


Edu-Culture International
2440 Acton Street
Berkeley,CA 94702
/www.educulture.org
info@educulture.org
Tel: 866.343.8990

A highly respected study abroad organization in the United States today, Edu-Culture International specializes in summer language programs in France, Spain and Costa Rica for middle and high school students. Experience home-stays, language classes at our partner accredited schools, the potential for university credit, exciting activities and excursions, or the ability to pick and choose from these options.

Time Period: 2-3 weeks
Approximate Cost: from ~ $4000 for Language School
Homestay: optional
Excursions & Trips included: yes
Ages: 13+




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