Summer Camp

2021 Virtual 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 for an intensive three-week program.. 

Students from around the world travel to Wisconsin Lutheran High School (WLHS) each summer to acquire English skills and cultural insights for success.

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.
Participants will meet WLHS students to build friendships and practice English skills with English speakers their own age.

Register for the 2021 English Excellence Summer Camp — Now Virtual!

Groups should directly register by E-mailing international.camp@wlhs.org.

English Excellence Summer Camp will be held July 18-August 7, 2021. Students from around the world can travel to Wisconsin Lutheran (WLHS) each summer to acquire English skills and cultural insights for success.

Submit online application before April 15, 2021. Submit your application as soon as possible, as space is limited.

Upon student acceptance, a deposit of 500 USD is due with acceptance registration form.
(month-day-year)
Additional Details
Participant's English Level
                                                             

What are the English Levels?

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  • Level 1 Beginner

    I can recognize familiar words and very basic phrases about myself, my family, and things around me when people speak slowly and clearly. I can catch the main point of short, simple messages and announcements. I can read short, simple texts. I usually can’t keep the conversation going, but I can handle very short conversations. I can use phrases and sentences to describe my family, other people, and my school. I can write short, simple notes and messages.
  • Level 2 Intermediate

    I can understand the main point of many TV shows or movies. I can read a book and understand the events, feelings, and author's point of view. I can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling. I can take an active part in discussing familiar topics. I can write an essay or a report and clearly pass on information or give my point of view.
  • Level 3 Advanced

    I can understand extended speech. I can understand TV shows and movies without too much effort. I can understand long stories and appreciate different styles of text. I can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. I can use language flexibly and effectively for social and academic purposes. I can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects. I can express myself in clear, well-structured text, supporting points of view at some length.

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?

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  • 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

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  • 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

Increase Your English Skills

Phone: 414-453-4567  |  Fax: 414-453-3001