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I New Paltz Summer Camp

English studies | College Preparation | American culture

Located 90 minutes north of New York City in the beautiful Hudson River valley, the State University of New York offers a 2-week summer camp for international high school students ages 15 - 17 years old. This is a great opportunity for students to improve their English skills, learn about the U.S. university application process, and have fun!

PROGRAM COST: $3,250 USD. This package cost includes:

  • English language courses about American culture and history 
  • Academic workshops about the U.S. college application process and education system
  • Visits to multiple other college campuses 
  • Off-campus trips to nearby attractions, including New York City
  • On-campus events and activities
  • Housing on-campus in the dormitory (residence halls)
  • Meal at the dining hall (cafeteria) on campus


Airport Pickup and Residence Hall Check-in: Sunday, July 7th
First Day of Classes: Monday, July 8th
Last Day of Classes: Friday, July 19th
Return to JFK/Residence Hall Check-out: Saturday, July 20th


  • Ages 15 – 17
  • Valid passport
  • Tourist visa or waiver
  • Recommended TOEFL: ibt 60+ (not required for admission)
  • Form signed by parents (part of the application)


  • New York City
  • The Home of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 
  • College Campuses
  • 3D Printing Lab
  • Museum(s)
  • Music Performance(s) 
  • … and more!

*Trips and activities subject to change and availability


Students will live on-campus in the Residence Halls, just like a college student!

  • Staffing will be provided to ensure supervision and safety of minors. 
  • Students will have to adhere to our rules and guidelines.
  • Our on-campus police department ensures the safety of our students and are available to help students who are lost or need an escort at night. Campus Police officers routinely participate in events to learn about our international students and are very aware that international students may have issues with English language or the area.  They are sensitive to the needs of our students.


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