Customized Group Program (No I-20 Issued)
What is it?
A short-term customized program is ideal for school groups like high school or university students as well as retired professionals to learn English and American culture first hand and participate in various cultural activities and excursion, as well as homestay experience. Schedule and program length are customized to meet the needs of each group, usually lasting from one to four-weeks. Students will attend a graduation ceremony and receive certificates upon completion. Programs may include general English conversation, American culture, field trips, company visits, volunteer opportunities, and American homestay experience.
High schools or colleges/universities that hope to provide an opportunity for their students to improve their English skills and increase their understanding of American culture through various cultural activities and homestay experiences. Retired professionals who are interested in learning English and engaging in cultural activities and excursions while staying at a homestay or hotel nearby the College.
It is fully customized, but a typical program runs anywhere from one to four weeks.
How many hours per day?
Normally there are 1.5 to 3 hours of English instruction each day.
Recommended minimum age is 15 years old. Participants under the age of 18 must complete the BC’s Underage Release forms and the participant’s parent must appoint the adult group leader to act as a “guardian” figure during the entire program.