Summer Camp

Why English Excellence Summer Camp?

English Excellence Summer Camp provides an excellent opportunity for students ages 11-17 to study in the USA. Applicants should exhibit the excellent characteristics of a WLHS student: a good behavior record, a strong academic record, and a desire to improve their English language skills.

English Excellence Summer Camp provides the unique opporunity to work with WLHS American Friends.
Participants will meet WLHS students to build friendships and practice English skills with English speakers their own age.

Increase Your English Skills

Steps to Apply

Step 1

Submit online application here, before April 15. Upon student acceptance, a 500 USD deposit is due. Submit your application as soon as possible, as space is limited.

Step 2

Receive letter of invitation for visa purposes and registration form.

Step 3

Complete and return the registration form by May 15.

Step 4

Pay remaining balance before June 15, and provide arrival and departure flight information.

What is English Excellence Summer Camp?

List of 5 items.

  • Intensive English Immersion Program

    Students from around the world travel to Wisconsin Lutheran (WLHS) each summer to acquire English skills and cultural insights for success. This summer camp is designed to help students:
    • Speak English more accurately and fluently in academic and social settings
    • Build listening skills to better understand and participate in academic lectures
    • Read and write English with greater confidence
    • Create lasting friendships and feel at home in the USA
  • First-Class Accomodations

    Your American adventure begins as soon as you arrive. We pick you up from the airport and help you get settled in the student dormitory, which features spacious suites, recreational areas, laundry facilities, and live-in adult chaperones and supervisors. WLHS features a state-of-the-art engineering wing, beautiful new fine arts classrooms, as well as classic American indoor and outdoor recreational facilities. The dining room serves carefully planned meals prepared each day by professional caterers. Your summer school is located in a safe, friendly neighborhood on the outer limits of Milwaukee, one of the nation’s most beloved cities, and is conveniently located near other popular cities like Chicago and Madison.
  • Wisco Friends Program

    Participants will meet Wisco students to build friendships and practice English skills with English speakers their own age.  Wisco friends accompany camp participants on afternoon and weekend activities.
  • Daily Schedule

    8:00-8:25 a.m. Breakfast
    8:30-9:15 a.m. Class 1
    9:20-10:05 a.m. Class 2
    10:10-10:20 a.m. Morning Gathering
    10:25-11:10 a.m. Class 3
    11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Class Session 4

    English classes are customized by ability (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Subjects include speech, reading, writing and grammar, along with daily rotating classes in STEM science, history and fine arts.

    12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch
    12:30-5:00 p.m. Afternoon Activity
    5:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner
    6:00-7:30 p.m. Personal/Study Time
    7:30-9:00 p.m. Recreation Time
  • Afternoon Activities

    Click here for the 2020-21 planned events. Schedule subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 4 items.

  • Program Fees

    Program fees include: on-campus housing, three meals per day, textbooks, weekend and afternoon activities, camp t-shirt. Not included: airfare and health insurance.
  • Health Insurance

    Students must provide proof of medical insurance one week before arrival. The health insurance must be accepted widely within the United States.
  • Travel

    Plan to arrive at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport (MKE) on Saturday, July 17 or Sunday, July 18 before noon. Plan to depart from MKE Airport on Saturday, August 7, 2021.
  • Contact Us

    Telephone: +1 414-453-4567
    E-mail: international.camp@wlhs.org
Phone: 414-453-4567  |  Fax: 414-453-3001