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About The Camp

English Summer Camp (ESC)

Welcome to Niagara University's ESC. Niagara University offers entry-level English as a Second Language (ESL) courses over the summer for college credit. This program allows qualified international students the opportunity to challenge themselves to the rigors of college-level work while living on the Niagara University campus - all at a discounted cost.

One of the main courses ESC offers is our ESL 193 course. Designed for foreign students, this course provides intensive training in the basics of English grammar, composition and language arts skills.  An individual program of instruction is designed to help students master the English skills required for college students and allow the foreign student a reasonable expectation of success later in WRT 100, which is required of all undergraduate students. 

This course, as well as similar level courses, will be offered four times a week, each for four hours with one interactive hour per week. These hours, along with approximately five homework hours would come out to 22 hours per week.


  • Two-week camp - $2,390

What's Included

  • Integrative learning camp– utilize English skills during activities
  • Three credits included
  • Average 22 hours classroom instruction per week
  • Fees– application
  • Books, Applications, testing, and materials
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Local Activities

$75 per day early arrivals, late departures. All flights should arrive at BUF (Buffalo Niagara International Airport). All flights should depart United States from BUF (Buffalo Niagara International Airport) unless students select to travel to NYC for a two day one night stay including sightseeing and transportation to and around New York City – then their flight arrangements should depart JFK airport.