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English Language Institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) is a 4-week summer immersion camp for international boarding students ages 12-18 who want to learn English in the United States.

Summer at Sem and the English Language Institute are part of Wyoming Seminary, an internationally-recognized college preparatory school based in northeastern Pennsylvania. Sem is a worldwide leader in teaching language and American culture with a rich history in accelerated summer programs full of fun, new friends, and ever-lasting memories.

4-Week English Language Institute
July 13—August 11, 2019

The English Language Institute offers two different concentrations during the 4-week session: Language and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) or Language and Culture. Tuition for the 4-week session is $7,000 and includes room and board, meals, and weekend trips.

Experiential Travel Session
August 11—18, 2019

Extend your stay with our experiential travel session. Students will depart from Wyoming Seminary and travel throughout the northeastern United States with instructors and friends for a week of travel, excitement, and more. Visit American colleges and universities, sight-see more of the United States' most popular cities, and enjoy the final days of summer with your new friends. Cost of the Experiential Travel Program is $3,200. 

Additional fees for health insurance, linens, and ground transportation will be added to student accounts upon enrollment.

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Gayle Sekel
Director of Summer
Nick Fritz
Associate Director
of Summer Programs
Katie Michaels
Admission Associate 
for Creative Arts


Mailing Address
Wyoming Seminary—Summer at Sem
201 North Sprague Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704-3593 U.S.A.

Fax: 570-270-2198