Caring for children and young adults means we need to think of everything and we offer a complete package programme for our students.
We offer a wide range of Sport and Language English Plus Options, which take place over 5 hours per
week in the afternoons and enable you to tailor your Junior Summer Course to your specific interests and
needs. These optional afternoon programmes have been designed to help you make the most of your
summer by giving you the opportunity to improve your English whilst following your passion.
English Plus Language Options are available at most centres in the UK, USA and Canada and are available at no
extra cost. Students can personalise their course on arrival, by adding one of the many Language Options we offer.
Our English Plus Sport Options help you to get the most out of your summer. Improve your English, while also following your passion. Our Canterbury offers an optional 5 hours of tennis coaching from Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) professionals or 5 hours of fencing from qualified instructors per week. In Nottingham, you can take 5 hours of instruction per week in football skills and techniques, or tennis instruction. In the US, our centre in Orlando offers 5 hours of surfing lessons per week, and our centre in San Francisco offers 5 hours of tennis lessons per week.
As well as offering great lessons and an action-packed activity programme, we want to make sure that you are able to relax and feel at home with us in a safe environment.
All our junior centres offer the following:
All of your accommodation is carefully selected by us to ensure that you are comfortable and happy during your stay. You will stay in a modern and safe residence, with a range of facilities. Our welfare and support staff are on site at all times - 24 hours a day - should you need any help while you are with us.
Our friendly and professional teachers use cutting-edge methods in an interactive and stimulating learning environment to help you learn quickly. The lessons are designed to focus on building your communication skills and confidence in using English. We offer:
Our qualified and energetic teachers bring the language to life for students through a vibrant and functional approach. In addition to formal language skills training, lessons include project work, games and use of St Giles International's wide variety of modern English language teaching resources. Lessons will also include preparation for excursions and activities to help you continue your learning outside of the classroom.
Every St Giles Junior Summer Course is packed with activities, excursions, local visits, sports, and games, all carefully designed to be both educational and fun. The programme of activities and trips is chosen to be suitable for your age and to help you make new friends, practice your English and have fun from your very first day at the centre until you leave!
You will enjoy:
Below is a sample programme from our Los Angeles Centre. More details of activities and excursions can be found on each location page, where you can also download a sample timetable for each centre.
After you take a Junior Package Programme at St Giles, you should:
We offer a package programme at our Junior centres, providing quality teaching, accommodation, meals, supervision and an exciting social programme.
"St Giles counsellors are very friendly and are always ready to help you with whatever you need. The activities are very creative and most of them are very fun and it helps to practice your English with new people so it is a good way to learn new vocabulary and also new cultures."Brenda ,Brazil