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Embassy Summer UCLA Academy

Address: Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States

Description Embassy Summer UCLA Academy

  • Location: California, USA
  • Students age: 12-17 years.
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: language camp.

On the campus of the University of California, one of the most prestigious colleges in California, students get acquainted with the life of an American university and one of the most popular States in the country. Camp participants visit the world famous Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the beautiful beaches of Malibu and Venice, Disneyland and Universal Studio. Students use UCLA sports facilities, visit outdoor sports grounds, an outdoor pool, an indoor sports hall and gym, a university canteen, and many outdoor spaces.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Embassy Summer UCLA Academy

Program name
14.06.2020 -02.08.2020
from 1 400 $ / week

Junior English

The program allows foreign students to improve their knowledge of the English language, get acquainted with the American academic culture, and study in the company of local students. Extracurricular activities, excursions to Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica open up American culture to students.

General English is 20 lessons (15 hours) per week. The program is focused on improving linguistic skills and pays attention to 4 main language aspects: speaking, listening, reading, writing. The program is built around the training of oral speech, the use of language in real life, confident and fluent communication. The maximum content of classes is 15 people.

Accommodation, housing and food

Campus accommodation offers opportunities for socializing, meeting friends, visiting public places. The accommodation format is a bedroom with two single beds and a shared bathroom. Each room has a desk, a place for clothes in the closet. Boys and girls are located at opposite ends of the floor, carefully monitored by educators. Supervision is provided by camp staff, students observe curfews and required standards of behavior.

Students receive freshly prepared three meals a day:

  • Breakfast includes fruit juices, cereal, toast, pastries, preserves, tea, coffee, bacon, eggs, oatmeal, cookies and sauces. There is a well-stocked fruit salad bar and a selection of waffles.
  • Lunch and dinner are served in buffet style with dishes from around the world: the menu is changed daily and includes Asian, Mexican delicacies, hamburgers, fries, pizza, vegetables, an extensive salad bar. Dessert, tea and coffee are also served.
  • Packed lunches are provided to students on Saturday and Sunday when they go on full-day excursions.

Events Embassy Summer UCLA Academy

UCLA Academy offers program participants specialized courses:

  • The surf program includes learning the basics of security, etiquette, a bit of practice. Classes are held at least 4 days a week, 2 hours are allocated for each session. All instructors are certified members of the International Serfing Association (ISA).
  • Rock climbing - a 4-day rock climbing program is designed for 2 hours every day, classes are supported by experienced and qualified instructors. Students learn the principles of climbing, the use of insurance, lowering, and more.
  • Coding and games is a curriculum developed by graduates of leading Ivy League universities. Students will study Fortnite, Overwatch, Minecraft, or League of Legends, and gain access to a lab equipped with 3D printers, computers, and other technologies needed to complete projects. 4 days a week, students practice coding, production of games, programming - at least 2 hours per session.
  • Multi-activity - a course that combines sports and extracurricular activities lasting 2 hours a day for 4 days. Activities include football and swimming, treasure hunting and team games.

From 16:30 to 17:30, all students will participate in extracurricular activities. Afternoon Activities:

  • Treasure hunt
  • Swimming
  • Team games
  • Half day excursion
  • Art classes
  • Mini olympiad
  • Drama.

Students can visit local shops, go for a walk outside the campus only with the permission of the school teachers.


Westwood Village is a 20-minute walk from the residence - there are many retail stores, cafes, restaurants, and a pharmacy.

Equipment Embassy Summer UCLA Academy

  • All classrooms are located on the main campus of the University of California, not far from where students live. All classes use projectors, there is access to Wi-Fi. Small groups, maximum 12 students.
  • The bright and modern dining room is within walking distance of the residence. This is a buffet with a choice of many different world cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu changes every day, all dietary requests and needs can be met.
  • Shops on the campus selling sweets, drinks, and other items are open to summer shift students.
  • The campus has sports facilities, outdoor fields, an indoor sports hall with a gym and heated outdoor pools, they are located near the residence.
  • The hostel has a 24-hour reception, campus security and police, staff is monitored around the clock.
  • There is Wi-Fi throughout the campus.
  • Students have access to laundry facilities on site.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees




9 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Every morning on weekdays, students attend classes, three hours of classes are held with one break of 20 minutes.



14:00 and 16:00

Special courses. Students choose one course for next week at 15:00 on Friday

16: 30-17: 30

School activities

On weekends, students go on excursions for the whole day.

Cost of travel:

  • Universal Studios - $ 150
  • Disneyland - $ 190.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 180 USD
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 170 USD
  • Medical insurance 25 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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