Chinese Summer Program Including ESL & Enrichment

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 and Enrichment during summer 2018 – August 1-11, 2018. Chinese students, ages 14-16, are invited to attend and this 10-day 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. Chaperones must be provided for each group of students attending in order 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 including amusement park and local college or university


Academic Program

Harrisburg Academy’s program is a 10-day immersion program designed to help non-native speakers improve their English writing, reading, and speaking skills. Courses will be taught by ESL-certified faculty as well as International Baccalaurate (IB)-certified faculty. For more advanced speakers, we can also provide TOEFL prep for an additional fee.

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 our 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 (not all will be guaranteed to be available or provided):


  • Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania
    • Tour of Harrisburg’s Capitol Complex (Harrisburg is the state capital of Pennsylvania)
    • Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
    • Historic Gettysburg
    • Hersheypark
    • Dickinson College or Franklin & Marshall College
  • Philadelphia, including a trip to a college or university such as University of Pennsylvania, and Chinatown
  • Washington D.C., including a trip to a college or university such as American University or Georgetown University, and museums such as the Smithsonian Institute
  • Local sporting event, such as FC Penn Soccer or Harrisburg Senators Baseball



Cost to participate in the camp is $3,500 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 per chaperone 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 the Admission Office.






Chinese Summer Program Harrisburg Academy


Chinese Summer Program at Harrisburg Academy

Aug. 1-11, 2018

Harrisburg Academy, Wormleysburg, PA USA


Questions? Interested in registering?  Please contact the Admission Office.

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