2019 CISL January ESL Program for Teens in San Francisco, California

San Francisco Junior Student Residence Program for International Teens (ages 13-17)

The CISL English Program for teens in San Francisco offers a complete and rigorous academic program consisting of grammar, comprehension, expression, vocabulary building, and fluency development. The program features a two, three, or four-week CISL English Language Training Course, daily afternoon activities, and weekend excursions.

  • Tuition: 20 lessons/16 hours + 3 hours afternoon “cultural workshops” per week, Monday to Friday
  • Class size: maximum 8 students per class, on campus at CISL San Francisco
  • Materials: all books and materials included

The Junior English Program for teens in San Francisco includes:

  • Double or triple room accommodations with shared bath at The Monroe Residence
  • Includes 13 meals per week (Monday – Saturday: breakfast and dinner; Sunday: brunch)
  • Easy public transportation access to CISL Activities (bus/trolley pass included in program fees)

With CISL’s English camp for teens in San Francisco, ESL students have access to the most exciting areas of California.

  • CISL offers a full program of activities designed to help international students make friends and practice their English!
  • A variety of interesting and focused afternoon entertainment is provided on weekdays
  • Full-day Saturday and half-day Sunday excursions to a variety of attractions
  • Potential Ski Day including ski lessons depending on interest (optional)
  • See sample SF January activities calendar.

Program Details

2019 Winter Junior Program Details

13 – 17

Arrival Dates
Jan 6/13/20
Departing Dates
Jan 20/27/ Feb 2
20 lessons per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 12:40pm, with MAXIMUM 8 students per group plus 3 hours of Cultural Workshops per week.
Monroe Residence, 13 meals/week (M-Sat: breakfast and dinner; Sun: brunch)



Mission District

Afternoon activities Monday to Friday. See sample calendar.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Santa Cruz

Six Flags Discovery

Every Saturday and half-day Sundays
Airport Transfers
Contact sfdirector@cisl.edu for airport transfer fees from San Francisco International (SFO).
Additional Costs
Lunches – students should expect to spend $10 per day for lunch.
Daily Schedule
9:00-10:40English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassSaturday ExcursionsHalf-day Excursions
11:00-12:40English ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish ClassEnglish Class
13:30Afternoon Activities
Cultural Workshops
Afternoon Activities
Cultural Workshops
Afternoon Activities
15:00Afternoon Activities
Afternoon Activities