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Fun & Sun Youth Camp at ELS St. Petersburg, Florida

Enjoy an amazing summer English camp for kids and teens age 10-17 at ELS St. Petersburg on the campus of Eckerd College.


About the Fun & Sun Youth Camp Program

Study English while enjoying sunny St. Petersburg, Florida in this all-inclusive English camp program. Children and teens ages 10 to 17 will learn English from professional ELS instructors on the campus of Eckerd College. With Tampa Bay to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the west, the area is surrounded by beautiful beaches and marine ecosystems. 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 English.

NEW for 2024, students will also participate in a Marine Biology learning experience!

Download the Program Flyer

The Fun & Sun Youth Camp
is for our if:

  • You’re looking for a fun and safe English learning, living and exploration camp on a college campus in the USA for kids and teens age 10-17
  • You want an all-inclusive program where the planning of your USA youth English camp adventure is fully organized and taken care of by our trusted ELS teachers and staff.
  • You can’t wait to put your English skills into practice through fun excursions and activities that will help you discover all that St. Peterburg, Florida USA has to offer.
  • You’re looking forward to connecting with other international kids and teens and sharing the experience of a lifetime!
  • You want to learn English at a quality English language school with over 60 years of experience teaching English at amazing destinations in the USA.

Fun & Sun Camp at a Glance

  • age

    Age Requirement

  • graduation
    15 Lessons AND
    4 hours Marine Biology Experience per week
    Number of Lessons
    Per Week
  • program-length
    1-4 Weeks

    Program Length

  • english-learning-focus
    Listening, speaking and oral communication

    English Learning Focus

  • levels
    3 levels: Beginner,
    and Advanced levels

    English Levels Available

  • class
    15 students
    per class

    Average Class Size

  • monday
    Jun 23, Jun 30, Jul 7, Jul 14
    (Program ends Jul 20, 2024)

    Start Dates

Fun & Sun English Camp Program Sample Schedule

Students enjoy three 50-minute lessons each morning, Monday to Friday, for a total of 15 lessons per week, combined with meals, events and activities and free time. Schedule is a sample only.

  • English breakfast
    7:15 AM

  • english-learning-environment
    8:30 – 11:20 AM

    English Lessons
    (General English and conversation practice)
  • Lunch
    11:30 AM

  • Afternoon Event & Activities
    1:00 – 5:30 PM

    Afternoon Events & Activities
  • Dinner
    5:30 PM

  • Afternoon Event & Activities-1
    7:30 – 10:00 PM

    Evening Activities, Free Time, Weekly Dorm Meetings

NEW FOR 2024!
Marine Biology EXPERIENCE

All students will enjoy a special Marine Biology focus in this year’s Fun & Sun Camp, taking advantage of St. Petersburg’s amazing seaside location, with access to the rich Tampa Bay marine ecosystem. Marine Biology activities will include exploring local nature preserves, learning about watershed restoration projects, Aquarium trips, a visit to a Marine research center, and specialized classes focused on Estuary environments, reptiles and amphibians. With 1-2 Marine Biology learning activities each week, students will enjoy a unique hands-on education and discovery experience!

What’s Included in The Fun & Sun Camp Program

Meals & Other 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
Activities and Excursions:
  • Youth students will enjoy daily activities in the program
Sample Activity Calendar (PDF)

Add-ons (Required)*:
  • Round-trip airport transportation from Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • Emergency medical insurance

*additional fees apply

Popular Activities & Excursions

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Beach Trips

Beach Trips

Bush Gardens

Busch Gardens

Clearwater Aquarium

Clearwater Aquarium

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Indoor ice-skating

Indoor ice-skating

Indoor trampoline park & arcade

Indoor trampoline park & arcade

Mall & Department Store shopping

Mall & Department Store shopping

Universal Studios - home to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios - home to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Fun & Sun Youth Camp is available at
ELS St. Petersburg, in sunny Florida, USA:

The Fun and Sun Camp Program Starts at just

The Fun & Sun Camp offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for youth to learn English while living on a university campus and exploring the USA. If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime study travel adventure, this program is for you!

(Price is all included)

per Week!