English Programs for Juniors in Los Angeles

Best for groups of students aged 12–17 who want to study on a college campus and enjoy year-round sunshine and a laidback beach culture
Los Angeles Whittier Juniors
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Campus living in in a sunny LA suburb 

Whittier is located in the heart of southern California, between busting Los Angeles and beautiful Orange County. As a small campus town, Whittier is an ideal location for students who are travelling abroad for the first time. With its welcoming community feel and luscious green backdrop, you’ll soon feel at home in this charming suburb.

Our center is located on Whittier College campus, a small liberal arts college, perfect for students looking for a relaxed and friendly location in which to study. Kaplan students have access to the excellent campus facilities, which include a computer lab, interactive whiteboards, a library for study time, a cafeteria and a student lounge. Sports lovers can enjoy the campus pool, gym and basketball courts.

  • Study English in a friendly, safe, and sunny campus environment
  • Meet other teenagers from around the world
  • Improve your English with 20 lessons per week, led by friendly teachers 
  • Take part in a range of fun activities such as movie nights, discos, and sports tournaments
  • Full day trips to amazing places like LA, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Venice Beach

Unfortunately due to Covid-19, this destination will be next available in 2022, however our Brighton, TorquayBathLeysin and Engelberg camps are opening between June to August, 2021. 


Package includes 
  • Study time:  20 English lessons per week
  • Accommodation:  Residence
  • Meals:  Full board (19 meals per week)
  • Activities:  Afternoon and evening activities on weekdays
  • Extras:
    - Residence welcome pack
    - Language certificate
    - Assessment test
    - Student card
    - Activities and excursions
    - 24 hour emergency helpline
    - English portfolio to take home
  • Airport transfers: Transfers from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from USD $110 one-way and $60 for shared transfers

Key facts


2022 dates coming soon

Age range
12 - 17 years old
Level of English
Beginner to Advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International Languages at Whittier College, Redwood Hall, 13509 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA , Los Angeles 90608


School facilities

School type

American college campus


10 well-equipped classrooms

Student Lounge

Comfortable common room where students can relax and socialize

Study Center

Multimedia lab with learning software, and state-of-the-art college library, and study halls


The campus has its own cafeteria and snack bar that can accommodate hundreds of students

Sports facilities

Basketball courts, tennis courts, swimming pools, and a running track are available, as well as a gym and fitness center on certain dates


Available throughout the school

Activities available or offered

School activities

Go to Dodger Stadium for an LA Dodgers baseball game
Outdoor activities
Give yourself an adrenaline pump with kayaking at Whittier Narrow Dams, paddle-boarding in Long Beach, indoor rock climbing or hiking trails and more on a Premium+ Adrenalin program
City breaks
Spend some time exploring the nearby areas of Venice Beach or Santa Monica Pier or explore cities of Santa Barbara or San Diego
Enjoy for a whole day the most visited theme park in the world, Disneyland Park on a Premium+ Amusement Park program
Arts & Theater
Get creative by taking part in street art: mural design, painting, 3D art or abstract, still life and realism art and more on a Premium+ Creative Arts program
Spend evenings with fellow students at discos, enjoy movie nights on campus, and attend concerts at a nearby park


Student Residence
Students will enjoy the social aspect of living in Whittier College's on-site campus residence. With comfortable dorm rooms, students will experience a safe and caring environment.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-17 years
  • Meals Provided: Full board (19 meals per week)
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Homestay accommodation is not currently available for this school.

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International Languages schools in the US have ACCET accreditation (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

Our schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (bppe.ca.gov). Take a look at our California State Disclosures list for the documents filed with the state and/or required to be made available to students prior to enrollment.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.