PIE Short-Term Summer Program: Group

Group Itinerary Program in Intensive English 4-Week Summer Program


Arrival: June 28, 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: 28 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 students. All books and materials are included.

  Classes may include:

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



6 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
  • Wupatki,National Monument, a Native American historical ruin
  • 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
  • Independence Day, 4th of July Parade
  • First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Flagstaff
  • 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 $3,200 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.



Participant and Leader Responsibilities

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

  • Leader has completed a Short-term Program Interest Form
  • All participants are 18 years of age or older
  • All participants have completed a PIE application (supplied by PIE on receipt of Short-term Program Form)
  • All participants are associated with the home university as current students or faculty
  • All participants are aware that participation in classes, lectures, activities and excursions are a requirement
  • All participants must obtain a F-1 Visa to travel to the United States
  • Air travel from the home country to Phoenix, Arizona is the responsibility of participants.  If a participant arrives outside of the group and planned pick-up time, they will be responsible for their own transportation costs to Northern Arizona University.
  • Any travel insurance and/or health insurance will be the responsibility of your students and/or university.  Please be advised that medical care in the United States is costly and health insurance should be arranged well in advance.
  • Final confirmation of the number of participants is needed by April 15, 2015. A 50% deposit of the total amount will be due by April 15, 2015. The Final payment will be due by May 8, 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 8, 2015.