About the program

Young students in our Malibu University Preparation program can improve their English and learn about higher education in the United States. This all-inclusive camp-style program is located on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University* in Malibu, California. It is perfect for students who want to learn English, get an introduction to U.S. higher education, prepare for standardized testing, and gain the skills necessary to succeed in a college or university. In addition to learning in the classroom, students will participate in on-campus activities, go on afternoon and evening excursions, and take guided tours of area universities. Upon completion, students will be better prepared to apply to a U.S. college or university in the future.

Included features:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included 7 days per week
  • Round-trip airport transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • T-shirt
  • Beach towel
  • Linens
  • USB wristband
  • Tote bag
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Emergency medical insurance


The curriculum is General English, focusing on practical English skills, including:

  • Listening comprehension
  • Note-taking for university lectures
  • Oral presentation skills
  • TOEFL®/SAT preparation

*This program, while located at Pepperdine University, is not affiliated, sponsored, or endorsed by Pepperdine University.


ELS Malibu Youth Camp And University Prep Program (PDF)

2020 ELS USA Youth Programs Application (PDF)

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