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All of my teachers are so supportive and help me a lot. I’m really happy at St Giles.

Firat Halisdemir, Turkey

Welcome to Florida

Located at The Admiral Farragut Academy

26 June - 31 July 2016

  • Live and learn in the Sunshine State
  • Safe campus with high levels of personal attention
  • Exciting social and activity programme, including optional sailing lessons

The Admiral Farragut Academy is a leading naval school founded originally in 1933. Located in St Petersburg, Florida, the school is set in a stunning 33 acre campus with fantastic on-site recreational facilities. These include a swimming pool, sculptured gardens and lake, baseball and softball pitches, and an arts complex and theatre. The high quality residential accommodation is all based on-campus.

Orlando, with Walt Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, and Adventure Island, is only 120 minutes away. Students can enjoy two full-day excursions to these great theme parks every week. There will also be time during the week to relax on some of the world’s best beaches.

Our English Plus Sailing option is held at the beautiful Boca Ciego Bay in Florida. Students can opt to take 5 hours per week of sailing lessons with fully qualified instructors. Designed for beginners, students will learn to sail Topper or Optimist dinghies (1 or 2 persons).

Age range8 - 15
ResidenceTwin and Triple Bedrooms, Shared Bathrooms (1:4)
Travel TimesTampa - 45 minutes
Orlando - 120 minutes
Class Size15 per class
General Staff Ratio1:15
Excursion Ratio1:10


  • Two full-day excursions per week plus 2 shopping/beach afternoons
  • Full-day excursions include visits to Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens and Universal Studios
  • Full afternoon and evening activity programme is available, including optional sailing lessons, a choice of sports (swimming, baseball, cricket, basketball, football) as well as other activities including Bingo, Discos and Casino nights, karaoke, jewelry making and much more. 
  • Option to take part in our Sport Special Interest Sailing Option

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Contact us

Call +1 604 685 0291


Centre location

Admiral Farragut Academy
501 Park Street North
St Petersburg
FL 33710

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