English Programs for Teens in Berkeley

Best for students aged 12-18 who want to study in a prestigious academic environment
Berkeley Teens
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Discover our Teens Program in Berkeley

Berkeley is a small but dynamic city just across the bay from beautiful San Francisco. Our Teens Center offers groups of students aged 12-18 the chance to experience the Californian lifestyle and get a taste for American college life.

Settled just a block away from the leafy campus of the University of California Berkeley, one of the most famous and prestigious institutions in the United States, our Berkeley Teens Center is just a 25-minute train ride from downtown San Francisco.

  • Study English in a friendly and safe university city
  • Meet other teenagers from around the world
  • Improve your English with 20 lessons per week, led by friendly teachers
  • Take part in full day trips to amazing places like San Francisco, Alcatraz Island, and Yosemite National Park



Package includes 
  • Study time: 20 English lessons per week
  • Accommodation: Homestay
  • Meals: Half board (14 meals per week)
  • Activities: Afternoon activities on weekdays. Optional half-day and full-day excursions available at a supplementary cost
  • Extras:
    - Course attendance certificate
    - 24-hour emergency helpline
    - Placement test
    - Student ID or wristband
  • Airport Transfers:
    - Arrival: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request.
    - Departure: Group transfers are available from the residence to the airport upon request.

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Key facts


24 June - 04 August 2018

Age range
14 - 18 years old
Level of English
Beginner to Advanced
Contact Location
150 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA 94704, San Francisco CA 94704

School facilities

School type

Modern building, a block away from the leafy campus of the University of California Berkeley

Student Lounge

Student lounge with an eating area, TV, Wii, and a foosball table


Modern, light classrooms with interactive whiteboards

Study Center

Multimedia lab with learning software


Available throughout the school

Sports facilities

Local playing fields and sports facilities available

Activities available or offered

School activities

Browse vintage bookstores on Telegraph Avenue and catch a baseball game at the Oakland A's stadium
Outdoor activities
Climb Indian Rock to see Berkeley, San Francisco Bay and much more
City breaks
Embark on a full day trip to explore San Francisco and learn about its famous history
Experience the Berkeley Marina, Alcatraz Island, and Six Flags theme park
Enjoy themed discos and movie nights with fellow students


Student Residence
Residential accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our homestay option, however, provide top quality homes for our teenage students, living with a local family in a safe and friendly environment.
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Live with a local American family and practice your English in everyday life while you learn about native customs and traditions. You'll quickly feel like you are part of your homestay's family while you also spend time with other teen students living in the same house.
  • Room type: Twin beds with shared bathrooms
  • Age range: 14 -18 years old
  • Meals provided: Half-board (14 meals per week)

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International English 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.