English Through Sustainability and Service Learning Program

The English Through Sustainability and Service Learning Program is for individuals who want to learn about Sustainability practices with curriculum focused on one of the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals, develop their conversation skills, and communicate more confidently in English. The English Through Sustainability and Service Learning Program is a comprehensive program with 16-17hr total instruction hours each week and service learning hours 4hr-3hr, totalling 20 hours per week. In addition, weekend activities will provide additional opportunities to experience American culture and practice English.  

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be at least 17 years of age or older
  2. Completed secondary school or high school equivalent
  3. No minimum language requirement!

Due to COVID-19, we will only be offering our Remote Short Term Programs in February. For more information, please check our website:

Remote Short Term Programs


Winter Program

February - March
3 & 4 week options
 

FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

  • No International Student Visa required!
  • Learn about sustainable initiatives in Portland
  • Get involved with the Portland community through service learning (volunteering)
  • Learn about American culture
  • Live with an American host family
  • Increase your spoken English through conversation practice
  • Develop confidence in communicating in English
  • Experience Portland through classroom activities and field trips  

Summer Program

June- September
3,4,7,8,10,11 week options available!

Dates for 2021
Session 1 - 3 weeks - Mon. June 21 - Fri. July 9
Session 2 - 4 weeks - Mon. July 12 - Fri. August 6
Session 3 - 4 weeks - Mon. August 9 - Fri. September 3
Session 4 - 3 weeks - Mon. August 16 - Fri. September 3

FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

  • No International Student Visa required!
  • Learn about sustainable initiatives in Portland
  • Get involved with the Portland community through service learning (volunteering)
  • Learn about American culture
  • Live on campus to get the on campus living experience 
  • Increase your spoken English through conversation practice
  • Develop confidence in communicating in English
  • Experience Portland through classroom activities and field trips  

To gain a better idea of what the program is like, watch our picture video from Summer 2019!