Boston is a city in the northeastern part of the USA, the capital of Massachusetts. Boston was founded in 1630; is one of the oldest and culturally most important cities in the USA. This is where Harvard University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) are located.

Age: 12-18

Price from: $1,590 per week (plus 5% YouEnglish discounts)

Price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board.

Time: 25 June – 30 July

Accommodation: Tufts University’s campus

Our centre is located on the beautiful campus of the prestigious Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts only 20 minutes from downtown historic Boston.Fantastic campus facilities include a modern sports hall, indoor swimming pool and running track with a recreational field, outdoor space and spacious residence halls. The beautiful villages of New England, dramatic coastlines, popular beaches and the attractions of Boston are all within easy reach.

  • single rooms with a bathroom on campus, arranged in flats of 5-9 with communal kitchen
  • laundry available on campus 
  • meals served in an on-site canteen
  • Wi-Fi available
  • students must bring their own towel
  • facilities: sports hall, outdoor areas for games and activities, astro turf sports pitch

The course: 

  • taught by friendly and professional English teachers, 
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • maximum 17 students per class
  • students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • emphasis on communication skills
  • materials, reports and certificates included
  • many classrooms have interactive whiteboards
  • classrooms are located in the Fulton Building.

Fun activities:

  • Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.
  • Daytime activities: for example scavenger hunts, drama workshops and photo quiz
  • Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.
  • Half-Day Trips to exciting places around Boston such as Harvard University, Massachusetts State House, MIT University and New England Aquarium.
  • Full-Day Excursions: Charles River, Scusset Beach and Newport Rhode Island.