PIE Short-Term Summer Program: Individual

Individual Itinerary Program in Intensive English 3-Week Summer Program


Arrival: July 5, 2015, Phoenix, Sky Harbor Airport. Departure: July 26, 2015, also from Phoenix, Sky Harbor airport.

We will provide transportation from and to Sky Harbor airport.


Accommodations: 21 nights, 3 meals per day

Students will be housed in campus dormitories with 2 students per room. Meals will be provided at on campus dining facilities with box lunches for off campus activities.


English Classes:

20 hours per week of English Instruction in the level best suited to your level. All books and materials are included.

  Classes may include:

  • Listening and Speaking
  • Reading and Writing
  • Content Based Instruction
  • Vocabulary
  • Projects



5 Field Trips to Local Attractions:

  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Sedona, AZ a day of shopping and sightseeing in the red rocks of Oak Creek Canyon
  • Lava Tubes, a hiking experience through underground tubes created by local volcanos
  • Northern AZ Museum, a natural and Native American museum
  • Walnut Canyon, a Native American cliff dwelling built on the sides of a canyon




Weekly Activities:

  • Conversation partners
  • Sports night
  • Movies at Heritage Square
  • Ice Skating
  • Bowling
  • Art in the Park, local art exhibits
  • Concerts in the Park, music concerts in at Wheeler Park


The per-person rate for your group will be $2,500 based on a minimum of 10 students.  This includes transportation to and from Phoenix airport, rooms based on double occupancy, meals, instruction, field trips and activities as outlined above. 

If 10 participants do not sign up by April 10, 2015, the program may be cancelled. Deposits will be returned if PIE cancels the program.



Participant Responsibilities

In order for this program to be successful, the following requirements must be met:

  • You have completed a Short-term Program Interest Form
  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You have completed a PIE application (supplied by PIE on receipt of Short-term Program Form)
  • You agree to participate in in classes, lectures, activities and excursions
  • You must obtain a F-1 Visa to travel to the United States
  • Air travel from the home country to Phoenix, Arizona is your personal responsibility.  If you arrive outside of the planned pick-up time you will be responsible for your own transportation costs to Northern Arizona University.
  • Any travel insurance and/or health insurance is your personal responsibility.  Please be advised that medical care in the United States is costly and health insurance should be arranged well in advance.
  • A 50% deposit of the total amount will be due by May 1, 2015. Deposits are not refundable unless PIE cancels the program. The Final payment will be due by May 15, 2015.



Waiver of Liability

Northern Arizona University and the Program in Intensive English will not take responsibility for the behavior of any member of your organization.  Each participant is responsible for their own actions and will not hold anyone else liable for their action or cause.  All confirmed participants will sign a Waiver of Liability.  These forms must be signed and sent by May 15, 2015.