Chinese Summer Program for ESL & TOEFL Prep

Harrisburg Academy, a college preparatory coeducational day school for students in preschool through 12th grade located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (USA), is excited to announce its Chinese Summer Program for ESL & TOEFL Prep during summer 2018 -- July 8-21, 2018.  Chinese students, ages 13-17, are invited to attend and this two-week immersion program at a top-20 high school program in Pennsylvania, which includes leisure travel to local metropolitan areas.  Camp is open to a maximum of 18 students, with a minimum of 10 students required for the program to run.  Each student must be accompanied by a chaperone to be eligible to participate.


Located along the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg Academy is close to Harrisburg International Airport and major cities including Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York City.



Morning – Breakfast, English language classes, and/or TOEFL prep
Afternoon – Lunch, experience-based classes, and activities
Evening – Sports, dinner, study, and free time
Weekend – Day trips


Academic Program

Harrisburg Academy’s program is a two-week immersion program designed to help non-native speakers improve their English writing, reading, and speaking skills.  For more advanced speakers, we provide TOEFL prep.


Harrisburg Academy will help students meet their goals of improving English skills, become more familiar and comfortable with American culture, and be supported in their next step in continuing their education in the United States.  High-achieving students are eligible to receive a merit scholarship to study at Harrisburg Academy for an academic year program following participation in the summer program.


Travel Opportunities

Students will have the opportunity to participate in recreational travel as a group, both locally and outside of Central Pennsylvania.  For a student to be eligible to participate in any travel, his or her chaperone must be present.  Examples of outings include:


  • Tour of Harrisburg’s Capitol Complex (Harrisburg is the state capital of Pennsylvania)
  • Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • Historic Gettysburg
  • Philadelphia/Chinatown
  • Hersheypark
  • Local Sporting Event (City Islanders Soccer or Harrisburg Senators Baseball)
  • College Visits (such as Messiah College, Franklin & Marshall College, Dickinson College, University of Pennsylvania)


Cost to participate in the camp is $4,500 USD.  Tuition includes transportation to and from Harrisburg International Airport; most meals; boarding at a hotel located 0.1 km from Harrisburg Academy; instruction from certified teachers; books, supplies, and all activities.  Chaperones must be provided and costs will vary based on group size.  Harrisburg Academy does not offer unaccompanied minor airport transportation services.  Students must also purchase health insurance (not included).


Questions?  Interested in registering?  Please contact Jessica Warren






Chinese Summer Program Harrisburg Academy


Chinese Summer Program at Harrisburg Academy

July 8-21, 2018

Harrisburg Academy, Wormleysburg, PA USA


Questions? Interested in registering?  Please contact Jessica Warren.


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