Fun & Sun Camp - USA

An experience that will last a lifetime

  • Enjoy cultural activities in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Learn general English and conversational skills
  • Experience campus life at Eckerd College with campus housing
  • Activities include visits to area museums, shopping trips, the Festival of Cultures, and much more
  • Discover Florida's amazing marine ecosystem with Eckerd College students and staff in our new Marine Biology Experience 

Florida Fun & Sun Camp

Age Requirements



Program Duration

1-4 weeks

Average Class Size

15 students per class

Lessons Per Week

15 x 50 minute lessons + 4 hours Marine Biology Experience per week

Cultural Immersion Activities

Activities, events and excursions every day

About the Florida Fun & Sun Camp

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.

Included features:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included 7 days per week
  • T-shirt
  • Beach towel
  • Linens
  • Tote bag
  • Certificate of Attendance


  • Double-occupancy dormitory rooms

Add-ons (required):

  • Round-trip airport transportation from Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • Emergency medical insurance

Activities and excursions

  • Youth students will enjoy daily activities in the program
Sample Activity Calendar (PDF)

NEW! Marine Biology EXPERIENCE

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.


English Camp Curriculum

Offered at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels

The curriculum is General English and conversation practice. 

Learn more and apply now:

ELS Fun & Sun Camp (PDF)

2024 Youth Program Application Form (PDF)