BOSTON - EMERSON COLLEGE

Boston Harbor

Welcome to Boston

With a prime location in the heart of downtown Boston, Emerson College provides the ideal base for exploring all that this vibrant metropolis has to offer.

Features

Accommodation

Accomodation is in apartments with 2 double bedrooms and 1 bathroom.

 

Catering

3 meals a day served in a modern dining area. Packed lunch on weekend excursions.

Facilities

Emerson College’s classrooms are equipped with modern technology and comfortable seating to enhance the learning experience. Interactive whiteboards, audio-visual equipment, and high-speed internet access are typically available to facilitate teaching and learning.

13 nights in Boston

Our language and leisure programme has been designed to give you an integrated learning experience. Each day is made up of a combination of engaging classroom-based English language lessons, friendly team sports, activities and excursions. All this gives you the opportunity to acquire new language and practice your communication skills with English-speakers.

Learning and Culture

Classroom Learning

3 hours each weekday

Activities and Sports

The programme includes a variety of activities and sports.

Activities and Excursions

Nestled on the shores of Massachusetts Bay, Boston stands as a city of remarkable contrasts. It’s a place where history’s footsteps echo through cobblestone streets, and the future is shaped within the walls of cutting-edge institutions. From the American Revolution to modern-day technological advancements, Boston has played a pivotal role in the story of the United States.

Our Boston Centre is located at the prestigious Emerson College, an academic and cultural hub in the heart of this historic city. With a prime location in the heart of downtown Boston, Emerson College provides the ideal base for exploring all that this vibrant metropolis has to offer. Discover the history, innovation, and culture of Boston from this central vantage point. With Emerson College as your base, you’re poised to explore a city that seamlessly blends the past with the future, all within reach of your doorstep. Welcome to Emerson College and your Boston adventure!

If you are on campus in the evenings, there are sports sessions, games and discos to keep you entertained and give you the chance to practice your English.

Emerson College is the ideal starting point for exploring the vibrant city of Boston. During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on half-day trips to some of the city’s most iconic and culturally significant landmarks. Our excursions are carefully curated to provide you with a rich and immersive experience.
The following is a selection of half-day trips that you can enjoy during your time at Emerson College: Freedom Trail + Museum of Science (included): Trace the steps of American history along the Freedom Trail, and expand your knowledge at the Museum of Science.
Trinity Church, Boston Public Library, Copley Square: Immerse yourself in the architectural beauty and cultural heritage of these notable sites.
Newbury Street: Shop, dine, and explore the trendy boutiques and eateries along this iconic shopping destination.
Boston Observatory Deck at Prudential Center (included): Take in panoramic views of the city from this renowned observation deck.
Fenway Park (included): Visit the historic home of the Boston Red Sox and experience the excitement of this legendary baseball stadium.
Harvard + Museum (included): Discover the intellectual prowess of Harvard University and explore its enriching museums.
Boston Common: Stroll through the lush green spaces of Boston Common, a central park with a storied history.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Explore the innovative campus of MIT, a world-renowned center for technology and research.
Old North Church: Visit this historic church, famous for its role in the American Revolution.
New England Aquarium (included): Immerse yourself in marine life and conservation efforts at the New England Aquarium.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace: Shop for unique souvenirs, savor local cuisine, and enjoy street performances at this bustling marketplace.

Emerson College ensures that you have the opportunity to experience the best that Boston has to offer. Our full-day trips provide a taste of the city’s cultural, historical, and recreational treasures, allowing you to make the most of your time in this dynamic urban center. We take you into the city every day and, on some evenings, you can look forward to dining out and returning late to campus after a day of exploration.
In the heart of New England lies a treasure trove of history, culture, and natural beauty waiting to be explored. From the hallowed halls of the Pilgrim Hall Museum to the captivating shores of Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II, and the immersive Plimoth Plantation, each step you take along this historic path is a step back in time, a glimpse into the past.
As you wander through the Plimoth Grist Mill, witness the age-old craftsmanship that shaped the nation. George’s Island and its legendary Fort Warren beckon, offering tales of courage and intrigue amidst breathtaking island vistas.
Nature’s wonders are at your fingertips on Spectacle Island, Thompson Island, and Carlson Beach, where tranquility meets coastal splendor. The captivating Commonwealth Museum, with its free entry, reveals the essence of Massachusetts’ storied past.
Porto Vecchio is a hidden gem of a waterfront village, inviting you to savor the sights and flavors of New England. The House of Seven Gables weaves a literary tapestry, while the Salem Witch Museum draws you into the enigmatic world of Salem’s bewitching history.
Take to the streets and uncover Boston’s vibrant Downtown Trail, where the city’s pulse beats with each step. Along the way, the Punto Urban Art Museum showcases the vivid expressions of local artists, painting the town with a spirit that’s uniquely Boston.

Caring and Attentive Teachers and Staff

Our summer team have been selected for their experience in and suitability for working with young people.

Anglo centre mangers are responsible for ensuring the smooth-running of the programme and most have had many years of experience on summer courses.

Quite a few of our teaching staff have worked with us for several summers as well, and have been involved in developing the syllabus by contributing ideas they have tried and tested at centre.

We are also proud that many of our activity team are returners and that some move into management positions, using their experience to make the programme better and safer each year.