About the City

Water on three sides, steep hills, incredible views and world-famous attractions make the hip city of San Francisco visually spectacular. Experience San Francisco’s rich cultural diversity, sights, sounds and flavors that can change within a single block. From mountains in the morning to museums in the afternoon, you will never be far from nature or culture in this amazing city.

About the Program

Stay with an American homestay family and learn English at our modern campus, located in the heart of San Francisco’s commercial district. Enjoy a complete cultural, and English immersion experience in California, USA.
  Morning Afternoon
Sunday Arrival
Monday English class Ferry Building & Chinatown
Tuesday English class San Francisco Zoo
Wednesday English class Japanese Tea Garden
Thursday English class Golden Gate Bridge
Friday English class Fisherman's Wharf
Saturday Full-day excursion—Learn to surf
  Morning Afternoon
Sunday Free time with your host family
Monday English class Cable car ride to Lombard St.
Tuesday English class Academy of Sciences
Wednesday English class Exploratorium
Thursday English class Land's End
Friday English class Pier 39 & Aquarium of the Bay
Saturday Full-day excursion—Santa Cruz & Boardwalk rides


ILSC-San Francisco also offers a Leader in Training Program for enthusiastic youth age 17-21 who want to learn English while becoming a junior leader—see our Leader in Training Program page for more info

One Embarcadero Center, Lobby 1, San Francisco,
94111 United States
Program Snapshot
Program Length 1-7 weeks in summer; 1-4 weeks in winter
Program Start Dates 2017 Winter: Jan 1, Jan 8, Jan 15, Jan 22 
2017 Summer: Jun 25, Jul 2, Jul 9, Jul 16, Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6
Language Levels Any level
Age requirement 13-17 years