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St. Petersburg, Florida, at Eckerd College


This all-inclusive program is for students looking for a unique American experience while on break from their regular academic studies in their home country.

The curriculum is General English and conversation practice with professional ELS instructors. Advanced level students may choose a TOEFL® or SAT Prep elective.

Students live with a carefully screened English-speaking host family, experiencing a pleasant and safe “home away from home.” Living with a host family can help your child learn English faster while experiencing American culture.

St. Petersburg, Florida, is located on Florida’s tropical west coast, known for its beaches, mild climate, and cultural attractions. Students enjoy supervised trips to Disney’s Magic
Kingdom®, Islands of Adventure®, SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Universal Studios Florida®.

Age Requirement 10 to 16
Student Maximum  per Class 15
Number of Lessons per Week  16 50-minute lessons per week
Program Length  Three weeks
Levels Offered  Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
Accommodations  Homestay with an American family; two students per family. Families provide breakfast and dinner each day and three meals (including lunches) on the weekends. On class days, lunches are included and provided via the campus cafeteria.
Complimentary Features  All-inclusive pricing includes Certificate of Attendance, ELS medical insurance, round-trip airport pickup (from TPA), ELS tote bag, lanyard, USB bracelet, T-shirt, beach towel and all curricular materials
SAMPLE ACTIVITY CALENDAR   (subject to change)
Sunday Arrival and Check-in Busch Gardens® Family Day
Monday Testing and Target Shopping Beach Trip Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Tuesday Campus Tour and Welcome Mixer Celebration Station International Mail
Wednesday St. Petersburg Beach and Pizza Party Trampoline Park Mystery Event
Thursday Ice Skating & Shopping Hockey Game Island of Adventure *
Friday Disney’s Magic Kingdom® Outlet Shopping Graduation and Farewell Party
Saturday Family Picnic Universal Studios* Departure