Our centre is located on the beautiful campus of prestigious Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, only 20 minutes to downtown historic Boston.
The campus has fantastic facilities including a modern sports hall, indoor swimming pool and running track with a recreational field and outdoor space as well as spacious residence halls. It’s surrounded by beautiful New England villages and countryside, dramatic coastlines, popular beaches and the attractions of Boston is within easy reach.
Location: Tufts University
Dates available: 25 Jun – 30 Jul
Ages: 11 – 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group leader)
Accommodation: Standard single or double room
Emergency Number: +1 212 497 8343
Meals served in a large self-service canteen in Dewick-McPhie Dining Hall.
Cooked and continental which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee, toast, cereal, fruit.
Two courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
Packed lunches (provided at weekend): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake.
Three courses, 3 options including a vegetarian and halal option.
Vending machines located in the residence buildings for drinks and confectionery.
Students will be welcomed upon arrival at Harleston Hall where they will register and get their room keys so that they can check in to their rooms.
On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.
Activities are organised in between lessons and during evenings. These activities could be onsite or near to the centre. These may include:
Our students get to explore exciting places in and around Boston such as: Harvard University, MIT University, the New England Aquarium and Massachusetts State House.
Each 14-night stay will include 5 half-day excursions to exciting places around Boston such as Harvard University, Massachusetts State House, MIT University and New England Aquarium. It will also include 2 full-day excursions to Charles River, Scusset Beach and Newport Rhode Island. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
Student may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.
Students will be provided with a complimentary Charlie Card which will cover all transportation and excursions for the week.
This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.
|Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Full day trip Charles River Walk and Museum of Science|
|Afternoon||On-site games or shopping day or Optional trip to
|Walk the Freedom
|Visit Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market, Downtown Crossing and Chinatown - Shopping and History - Boston by Night!||Exploring the North End/ Sports Museum|
|Evening||Sports Tournament||Welcome Party!||US Sports / Optional Bowling / Tennis Competition|| Tie Dye Tee Shirt
|Graduation Party||Casino night/ 4th celebration|
On-site games or shopping day or Optional trip to NYC
|Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Full day trip to Scusset Beach|
|Afternoon||Visit the Massachusetts State House||Shopping at Newbury Street/Assembly Row||Visit MIT University or MIT Museum||Old and New Boston: A visit to the USS Constitution Ship and the Institute of Contemporary Art||New England Aquarium|
|Evening||Escape Room Night||Welcome Party!||Sidewalk Chalk Competition/Optional Baseball Trip||5-A side soccer tournament /
Game Night/ Optional Kayaking
|Karaoke party/ Graduation event||Movie night/ Sports night|
|Morning||Games at Lawn on D or optional trip Six Flags New England||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Full day trip to the "Witch City" Historic Salem Massachusetts|
|Afternoon||Stroll Beacon Hill||Cambridge / Harvard Square, Harvard Art Museum||Water Sports or Games||Visit Fenway Park, Boston Public Library, Copley Square and Prudential Building||Nature Walk at
|Evening||Tufts Scavenger Hunt||Welcome Party!||Soccer Night or optional trip to Red Sox Baseball||Travel Coloring/ Museum of Fine Arts||Graduation Party||Charles River Orchestra/Trashin’ Fashion Show|
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy Summer centres so you can rest assured students are well looked after. Members of staff are available 24 hours a day.
Our student support staff can help you with:
If a student needs medical attention an Embassy staff member will help make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group. All costs have to be paid by the student. Students must have written consent from their parent or guardian for any medical treatment to be administered.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 170 Governor’s Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, Tel: +1 781 306 6000
If a student does not have insurance, guard. me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits
Embassy Summer Centre
Conference and Event Services
30 Lower Campus Road
Medford, MA 02155-7049 USA
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