HWS Campus

ESL Vietnamese Summer Camp Program

Dates: May 18 – 31, 2015

Ages: 17 - 23

Note: The price for camp will cover ESL classes 5 mornings per week, 3 meals per day, airport transfer, accommodation at HWS dorm, field trips and entrance ticket to all the sites, T shirts and water bottle. The price will not cover airfare between VN and the US, visa fee and medical insurance and personal expenses.

ESL Summer Camp at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) is an on-campus residential camp for Vietnamese college students from Vietnam (ages ranging from 17-23). It is a 2 week program that offers ESL classes 5 mornings each week with educational and recreational activities in the afternoons and evenings.

Located on 195 acres in the heart of New York State’s Finger Lakes Region, the HWS campus provides safe and ideal setting for variety of educational opportunities such as mini-college sessions in photography and environment taught by HWS professors, campus tours, and life skill lessons, and recreational summer activities such as soccer, swimming,football, zumba, tennis, and concerts.

ESL Summer Camp at HWS is dedicated to providingstudent campers with an unforgettable experience in a college environment. ESL classes are taught by certified ESL teachers who follow a curriculum designed for Vietnamese students at different levels of English knowledge.   Camp counselors are mature and responsible undergraduate students who also serve as positive role models for our campers.

In 2 weeks campers will enhance their English and learn about life in the United States,have opportunities to make new friends, improve their sense of independence, learn about college life and education, and visit world-class attractions such as Niagara Falls, Corning Museum of Glass, Rochester Museum of Science and hiking the Watkins Glen Gorge trail.  

(*) Rochester Museum & Science Center
(**) Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall
(***) Gorge trail in Watkins Glen
(****) Corning Museum of Glass

What to bring to camp

  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Flipflops
  • Walking shoes for hiking/sneakers
  • Rain coat/rain gear
  • Sweaters (clothing for warmer weather during the day, and cooler weather at night)
  • Basic toiletries (Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Razor, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, etc.)
  • Sunscreen lotion


Vietnamese Translation


Conferences & Events
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Mailing address: 300 Pulteney Street

Office address: Harris House
678 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3103
Fax: (315) 781-4325
Email: events@hws.edu

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