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Day and Boarding program for boys and girls ages 14–17

June 30 August 8, 2014

This annual summer program offers intensive audio-lingual training in English for youths with or without previous knowledge of English, supplemented by recreational and social activities. Although the aim of the program is to teach English, it also offers young people the opportunity to experience international living.

Please click on any of the headers below for more information.

Instruction

All students receive four and one-half hours of instruction per weekday, including one hour of conversation or debate. In addition, they receive one to two hours of supervised homework each day. The teaching staff is made up of personnel trained to teach English as a foreign language. At the beginning of the course, students are tested and placed according to their previous knowledge of English. The TOEFL exam is available. A certificate of achievement is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Activities

Students take part in daily after-school recreational activities under the guidance of counselors. Students have ready access to most facilities on campus. Weekend activities include guided tours of places of interest in nearby Washington, D.C. Social life on campus includes parties with American students as guests.

Summer Scholars Program

The Summer Scholars program presents a unique opportunity to meet with noted guest speakers, U.S. Congressional representatives and other renowned economic and political figures. Special programs in Debate and Model International Organization Simulations will be offered.

Student Counseling

One of the school’s chief functions is building moral and spiritual values in the young people it is charged with educating. Although the program is non-sectarian, personal counseling of this kind is available to all students. Catholic students will be encouraged to take advantage of opportunities for Mass and group prayer.

Boarding Program

Dormitories for boys and girls are located in separate buildings. Students are under careful supervision of adult counselors. Students receive three balanced meals a day. Laundry facilities are available for students’ use. A doctor and nurse are on call at all times. The school provides accident insurance.

Day Program

The program is also open to day students. Their tuition includes weekday activities, in which all students are expected to participate. There is an additional fee for weekend activities.

Expenses for 2014 Program

Expenses for Summer 2014 Program
Please note that fees are subject to change each year.

Boarding Students  Day Students 
Tuition and books$4,365  Tuition, books and lunch$4,365
Activity fee$500 Activity fee*$500
Application fee$250 Application fee$250
Room and board$2,730   
     
Total$7,845 Total$5,115

*Activities for day students are optional. Students should bring sufficient personal funds to cover incidental expenses. $55 to $70 a week should be adequate.

Payment for 2014 Program

Payment for the ESL Program may be made online here.

If you wish to make wire transfer, please email rwhitman@gprep.org for instructions.

Payment in full of fees must be made in dollars or equivalent currency by June 1, 2014.

A Catholic, Jesuit day and boarding school for young men, grades 9 through 12

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