San Diego, University of San Diego
Summer Vacation Courses USA

San Diego
University of San Diego

A city centre campus situated in a beautiful, residential neighbourhood with a swimming pool and basketball court.

Age Range

13 - 17


College, Famiglia

Duration of Stay

16 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

5/12 July


in most areas


San Diego is a large city in southern California, very close to the border with Mexico, known worldwide for its beautiful beaches. It has a very mild climate despite it’s proximity to the desert, thanks to cold currents that come from the North. The city is also famous for the different attractions it offers such as Balboa Park, the ‘Old Town’, considered the birthplace of California and Coronado.


The facilities of the University of San Diego are located right in the heart of the city, in a beautiful residential neighbourhood.
The large, modern classrooms host the language courses, while the communal areas are available for the afternoon activities organized by the school staff. In the afternoon, there are additional language workshops and interactive lessons.

Language Course

The course involves 16 hours of morning lessons + 2 90-minute cultural workshops per week in classes of max 10 students.



In double rooms with en-suite bathrooms organised in apartments of four rooms with two showers and a shared lounge. Accompanying staff stay in double rooms.
On arrival, students must pay a security deposit of $ 100 required by the school. The deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations.

Host Family

Students stay in selected host families in double rooms.

Sports Equipment

Facilities include a swimming pool, basketball courts.

Free Time and Activities

1st Session

From 05/07 To 19/07

  • 2 full day excursions:
    Los Angeles, Aquatica.
  • 7 Visits /afternoon activities
    to San Diego or the surrounding area: a ferry ride to Coronado including a bicycle ride, Cabrillo National Monument & Ocean Beach, La Jolla Cove, Mission Bay Aquatics, Pacific Beach, San Elijo Lagoon del Mar and UTC shopping.
  • Afternoons of activities on campus on Thursdays.

2nd Session

From 12 To 26 July

  • 1 full day excursion
  • 6 Visits / afternoon activities/strong>
    to San Diego or the surrounding area: Hotel del Coronado and the beach, La Jolla Cove, Pacific Beach, San Elijo, Lagoon del Mar, UTC shopping, the Old Town, Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo.
  • Departure on the 24th for Los Angeles.
    Itinerary: Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Huntington Beach, Hollywood, Disneyland.
    The weekend includes a 2-night stay in the Del Sol Inn, Anaheim California in quadruple rooms with single beds, full board for the whole weekend. Double rooms for accompanying staff.
  • Afternoon and evening activities

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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