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Summer Plus Program in Miami for Juniors, 13-17 years old, 2-7 weeks 
(June-August)

Come improve your English or world language  skills, discover your passions, learn about the USA and enjoy the best summer of your life!

Designed for teenagers aged 13 to 17, Summer Plus! blends English classes with optional electives in  Art & Design, Fashion, Leadership, American Sports, or Marine Environment, creative workshops, memorable excursions and activities, and safe, comfortable accommodations in the heart of Miami!

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Dates, Courses & Prices 2017

To book your place on a program, the non-refundable application fee of $140 USD must be paid.  Fees can be paid in USD or by credit card in any currency upon request.

Starting Dates 2017: June 25 - August 12, 2017
All-Inclusive fee: $1,680 USD per week
General English Class 
The course emphasizes conversational skills in the classroom reinforced by staff-led workshops and field trips in the Miami and South Florida areas.
Classes are taught by highly qualified, experienced native-speaking teachers. In addition to their often impressive ESL credentials, many of the teachers have interesting backgrounds in acting, art, music, dance, sports, finance, film, law and information technology. The fascinating mix of creative people makes the school a dynamic place, where people of all ages, interests and professional backgrounds meet and interact.

Five Course Choices 

Our school used its widely respected, ground-breaking Arts plus English programs as a model for the Summer plus! program . Select one of the following plus! options and it will be included in your English program. You will spend five classes per week working on your specialized area and after lunch, you will participate in the related fieldtrips and workshops as well as wonderful sightseeing trips and fun outings. Will it be a visit to the Miami Sea Aquarium, a tour of Florida International University, Art Deco on Ocean Drive, a baseball game...? It's up to you! 

1. ART AND DESIGN, class topics include: 

  • Galleries in Miami 
  • Miami Photography 
  • Famous Southern Artists 
  • Miami Graffiti Art 
Workshops and field trips include: 
  • Miami Art Galleries 
  • Miami Art Museum 
  • Art Deco Historic District 
  • Wynwood Walls 

2. FASHION, class topics include: 

  • The Emergence and Success of Famous 
  • Southern Designers 
  • Celebrity Styling 
  • Visual Merchandising 
  • Inside the Minds of Designers 
  • Culture and Fashion 
Workshops and field trips include: 
  • Showrooms of Miami Designers 
  • Department Store: Behind the Scenes Tour 
  • Jewelry Making 

3. AMERICAN SPORTS, class topics include: 

  • History of Baseball, Basketball and Football 
  • Careers in Sports 
  • Iconic Sports Figures 
  • The Effect of Sports on U.S. Culture 
  • Varsity Sports 
Workshops and field trips include: 
  • Backstage Tour of American Airlines Arena 
  • Beach Volleyball Basics 
  • Live Marlins Baseball Game 

4. MARINE & NATURAK ENVIRONMENT, class topics include: 

  • The Life Cycle of Sea Turtles 
  • The Everglades 
  • Marine Mammals 
  • Reptiles of the Water 
Workshops and field trips include: 
  • Miami Sea Aquarium 
  • Everglades Tour 
  • Alligator Farm 
  • Sea Turtle Sanctuary 

5. LEADERSHIP & ENTERPRENEURS, class topics include: 

  • Great Leaders 
  • Interviewing Skills 
  • Giving a Perfect Presentation 
  • Promising Careers 
  • Intercultural Communication 
Workshops and field trips include: 
  • Mini Model United Nations General Assembly 
  • Interviewing Sessions 
  • FIU College Tour 

Program Overview

What is Summer Plus! Miami? 
It’s an academic and experiential  program that gives students the opportunity to improve their English speaking skills, while immersing themselves in one of five exciting elective courses topics. Summer Plus! Miami is for  students who love the outdoors and want to meet new international friends in a vibrant city!
Program at a Glance
An all-inclusive program with premium campus accommodation, inspired excursions and an exciting selection of Plus! option courses to spark the imagination of any student:
  • For ages 13 to 17
  • Levels: all levels
  • Duration: 2-7 weeks
  • 12 Students per class (max.) 
  • Creative workshops and exciting field trips related to the Plus! option in Film, Fashion, Dance, Sports and more!
  • Excellent facilities with comfortable accommodations, full board on weekdays, half board on the weekends and 24/7 security
  • Around-the-clock organized activities and staff guidance
  • Full schedule of activities, meals and excursions included
  • Premium accommodations with full supervision
  • Diverse international mix of 30 nationalities
Summer Miami Location
  • The Summer plus! program is located in the heart of Miami. Our classes will be held in the school, located in an Art Deco boutique office building in the heart of South Beach on Lincoln Road
  • Accommodations will be at the lovely Doubletree Hotel, right on the waterfront of downtown Miami and only a 10-minute drive to the school in our private shuttle service
  • Miami International Airport is 15 minutes away and all of South Florida's most stunning aquatic and natural beauty is on our doorstep! 
Campus facilities
  • Fully-equipped computer labs  
  • Student lounge 
  • Beautiful outdoor balcony overlooking  Lincoln Road 
  • Private transportation from hotel to  school
Program Highlights
  • Class hours are 9:30am - 12:45pm, Mondays to Fridays 
  • 10 lessons per week of general English (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
  • 10 lessons per week in a Plus! elective ( Art & Design, Fashion, Leadership, American Sports, or Marine Environment options)
  • Sunday arrival and Saturday departure 

Program includes

  • 10 General English lessons per week focused on verbal communication 
  • 10 Plus! lessons per week of on chosen option 
  • 1 Plus! field trip or workshop per week in the chosen Plus! option 
  • 4 Half-day excursions per week 
  • 1 Full-day excursion per week 
  • 15 Students per group leader during trips and excursions 
  • 19 Meals per week
  • Accommodation in Doubletree Hotel (double room option)
  • Certificate upon course completion
Extras:

  • One time non-refundable registration fee, $140 USD
  • Airport transfer - round trip, $240 USD
  • Optional Insurance & Visa 
  • Cape Canaveral Day trip, July 15, $100 USD
  • Orlando Weekend Miami Program July 22–July 23, $475 USD

Included Accommodation & Board:
  • Full board: Three meals per day
  • Each student will be placed in a double room with private bathroom 
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Accommodation & Meals

Meals & Double room with private bathroom are included in the program cost.

All accommodations are supervised by Residential Activity Leaders who live on each floor at a ratio of 15 students to 1 leader.

Doubletree Hotel by Hilton

Our students will be pampered guests at the Doubletree Hotel. Located on Biscayne Bay at North Bayshore Drive, beside a recreational park and just a 10-minute drive to the school, students will be right in the middle of everything they could want. The Doubletree is also within walking distance of the new Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami Dade County and is also near Miami's Brickell Avenue financial district, the fun, food and shops of Bayside Marketplace, American Airlines Arena and Miami Beach. World-famous South Beach and the Art Deco Historic District are a short jump over scenic causeways, and Miami International Airport is only 15 minutes away.

Each student will be placed in a double room with private bathroom and will have the following:  single bed, blanket, pillow, sheets and towels, closet, desk, chair, individual climate controls & two phones, data port, hair dryer, coffee maker, iron and board, In-room safe and high speed internet access.

Additional amenities in the hotel for our students include:

  •  ATM cash machines 
  • Complimentary wireless internet in public areas 
  • Olympic size outdoor heated pool 
  • State-of-the-art fitness center & tennis courts 
  • Primo's Restaurant and Lounge 
  • Tony Chan's Water Club & Los Gauchitos Argentinean Steakhouse 
  • La Fabourg Deli serving freshly brewed Starbucks® coffee daily 
  • 24-hour Business Center 
  • Beauty Salon — Barbra Hair Salon 
  • SpaCoin laundry facilities
Meals

  • Meals will be served at the Doubletree Hotel cafe as well as at a cafe near the school  
  • Full-board Monday through Friday and half-board on the weekends   
  • Ability to accommodate special diets   
  • Breakfast and lunch at residence cafeteria or South Beach café   
  • Students will also dine at local restaurants around the Miami area

Activities, Fun & Culture

Our handpicked group leaders organise an exciting and varied leisure programme to keep you entertained after class and at the weekend.  

The Summer plus! activities and excursions use Miami as a catalyst for learning and fun. Students will practice their English in different situations, explore this global cultural center, make life-long friendships and experience memorable times.

Student activities are planned with an eye toward our students' diverse interests in art, music, sports, design, food, architecture and American culture! On-campus and off-campus activities every day such as paddleboarding, kayaking, beach sports, shopping on Lincoln Road, Miami Seaquarium, Wynwood Walls. Furthermore, unique Miami experiences include exploring Little Havana, salsa  dancing and biking along the boardwalk. Additionally, all activities are monitored by Rennert staff 24 hours a day. Safety is very important to us!

Activities and excursions include:
  • Weekly Social
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • South Beach
  • Art Deco Historic District
  • BaySide and Boat Cruise of Biscayne Bay
  • Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure 
  • Historic Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Adventure 
  • Shopping at Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall
  • Sea Turtle Awareness Program
  • International Karaoke 
  • Charades 
  • Pool Games 
  • Rapids Water Park 
  • Everglades Airboat Ride 
  • Miami Sea Aquarium and much, much more!
Typical Day and Week
  • 0830 - 0930 Breakfast 
  • 0930 - 1100 General English class 
  • 1100 - 1115 Break 
  • 1115 - 1245 Plus! class 
  • 1245 - 1330 Lunch 
  • 1330 - 1800 Afternoon Activity or Plus! workshop/field trip 
  • 1800 - 2000 Dinner 
  • 2000 - 2200 Evening activity 
  • 2300 Lights Out

Housing, double room
Miami Housing
Miami Housing, swimming pool
Miami Housing, cafe

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Summer Plus Students on Baseball Game
Summer Plus Students, Miami
Summer Plus Students on the Beach

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