Summer Youth Experience

Our program is designed for high school students looking for an adventure in the US, allowing them to experience an American university with cultural and English workshops.

Program Structure: 

  • 9 hours per week of workshops to build English language skills
  • University readiness and cultural activities,which may include:
    • Tours of OSU Research facilities
    • OSU Department visits
    • Major exploration workshops
    • US academic system workshops
  • Adventure trips around Oregon which may include
    • Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Portland, shopping, hiking
  • Closing barbecue with an American rock band

Key Program Facts:

  • Dates: July 13 to July 31, 2017 or August 10 to August 28, 2017 
  • Program Duration: 2.5 weeks 
  • Academic Entry Requirement: None 
  • English Language Entry Requirement: None 
  • Age Requirement: 16 years old and above 
  • Price: $3,250 per student. Includes workshop fees and course materials, housing and meals, health insurance, round-trip transportation to and from airport, and all trips and activities. Students are responsible for purchasing round-trip airfare. 
    • Airfare must be purchased separately.
    • All attendees are eligible to receive the Summer Exploration Scholarship if they enroll in an INTO OSU Pathway after completion of summer program. Scholarship applied directly to Pathway program.

For more information about the Summer Youth Experience, please click here.



Designed for university students of all levels of English who want to develop communication skills and learn about American Culture.

Program Structure

A wide range of activities are offered to give students a chance to meet Americans, explore Corvallis and Oregon, and learn about American culture: 

  • Conversation groups or partners
  • Attending or volunteering at local fairs and festivals
  • Excursions each weekend to scenic and culturally significant places in Oregon
  • Attending a Corvallis Knights baseball game
  • Welcoming and farewell events

Key Program Facts:

  • Dates:
    • August 10 to September 2, 2017
    • June 21 to July 29, 2017
    • July 30 to September 7, 2017
    • June 21 to September 7, 2017
  • Program Duration: 3, 5, or 10 week sessions
  • Academic Entry Requirement: None 
  • English Language Entry Requirement: None 
  • Age Requirement: 16 years old and above 
  • Price: 
    • 3-week program: Individual - $3,500, Group (5+) - $2,983 per person
    • 5-week program: Individual - $4,725, Group ( 5+) - $4,225 per person
    • 10-week program: Individual - $9,924, Group (5+) - $9,424 per person

For more information about the English+Culture program, please click here.


To sign up for these programs, fill out the form here and email it to