ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION  Students will study with JCS qualified teachers to asses and improve their English in preparation for TOEFL or IELTS testing. SAT professional coach will teach students how to improve their SAT scores with study strategies and test specific material mastery. Students will be guided through completing a college application to one of their top choice Universities.

EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES  This program includes excursions to The University of Washington, where students will meet with an international student advisor. Students will also visit The University of Puget Sound. A full day of shopping in Seattle’s Premier Outlet mall and other sight seeing activities are also included in this program, along with a night of camping with American High School students. Other activities during the program will include boating, equestrian lessons, art, and visiting the Marine Science Center Museum.

HIGH SCHOOL TRANSFER CREDITS  Students have the opportunity to earn 2 credits of US High School credit. This means that when transferring to a United States University, their transfer transcript will show that they have taken 2 credits worth of academic studies in the United States. These credits will cost an additional $200 USD in order to process them onto your student’s transcript.

IMMERSION WITH AMERICAN STUDENTS  During every excursion and activity, your student will be accompanied by their American student language tutor. Their tutor will encourage English conversation, teach your student about American culture, and will help guide your student throughout the program.




GirlsSeaLifeJefferson Community School was conceived in 2004 by a dedicated group of parents and educators, who were looking to create a truly life- changing educational experience for students. Both teachers and parents shared a commitment to individualized education, experiential, expeditionary- based learning & a goal of igniting students’ intellectual passions. Jefferson Community School inspires students to be responsible global citizens through individualized, experiential and expeditionary learning programs.


Locations-pt2016 Program Dates

• Session One: June 19 – 25

• Session Two: June 26 – July 2

LOCATION Jefferson Community School
280 Quincy St. Port Townsend, WA 98368





Program Fees Include The Following:

  • Housing 3 meals per day
  • All ground transportation (including airport pick up and drop off)
  • Excursions and entry fees 20 hours of intensive English instruction, SAT prep work and college application advising
  • American Camping Experience
  • Make American friends

*US Students may earn High School Transfer Credits for additional fee.


Dr. Rita Hemsley, Head of School

WECHAT: RitaHemsley Skype: 360-390-5434
$500 non-refundable Deposit must be received by Dec. 1st to hold spot.



$500 Non-refundable deposit must be received by December 1st to hold spot.