An experience that will last a lifetime
15 students per class
15 x 50 minute lessons + 4 hours Marine Biology Experience per week
Activities, events and excursions every day
The all-inclusive Fun & Sun Camp allows young people to learn English while enjoying sunny St. Petersburg, Florida. Students ages 10 to 17 in the Fun & Sun Camp learn English from professional ELS instructors on the campus of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. With Tampa Bay to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the west, the area is surrounded by beautiful beaches. Students are housed in dedicated Eckerd College residence halls, separate from university students, and have access to the college’s athletic facilities. The camp includes activities such as pizza parties, the Festival of Cultures, shopping trips, and visits to area museums, giving students a chance to explore their surroundings and practice their improving English.
Activities and excursions
In addition to English language instruction and all the fun activities, students will have the opportunity to meet Eckerd College students or staff and learn about the renowned Marine Science program at Eckerd College, as well as the rich Tampa Bay marine ecosystem. Students will visit the Eckerd Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory and learn from Marine Science students about the marine ecosystem and Eckerd research. Eckerd offers outstanding facilities, a prime waterfront location and an undergraduate program widely regarded as one of the finest and most unique in the US.