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Summer camps require 10 or more students
The Summer American Culture and Language Program offers opportunities for student groups to improve their English. It also provides students with authentic local/regional cultural activities that are fun and exciting!
The cost of the summer program is dependent on the course and excursions chosen. Please contact the Summer Program Coordinator, Julie Halfen at email@example.com, for a quote or for more information about our custom-designed program.
Participants who come to UW-Stout for the summer program are typically housed in university residence halls (based on double occupancy). Single room apartment style housing with air conditioning is available at an additional cost.
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. | Speaking and Listening
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. | Reading and Writing
Afternoons | Field Trips (see Cultural Activities tab)
Wisconsin Dells is the largest amusement and waterpark destination in the Midwest. Your visit will be packed with fun and adventure that will keep you cool in the heat of summer.
Learn more: www.wisconsindells.com
Lumberjack World Championships
The Lumberjack World Championships highlight the history of the United States' logging industry through unique athletic competitions. Speed chopping, sawing and climbing are great to watch!
Learn more: www.lumberjackworldchampionships.com
Enjoy the beautiful scenery aboard a charming, historic paddleboat as you cruise between the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin on the St. Croix River.
Learn more: www.stillwaterriverboats.com
Dunn County Fair
Connect with the community at the Dunn County Fair. Explore local arts, crafts, food, games, rides and agriculture shows as you learn about the county fair tradition.
Learn more: www.dunncountyfair.org
Native American Celebrations
Traditional Native American music, dancing, crafts and food create an authentic tribal experience. Witness unique celebration that have taken place for hundreds of years
Learn more: www.haywardareachamber.com
The Twin Cities, while not identical twins, each offer a unique approach to landmark architecture, intriguing museums, popular sporting events and a diverse music scene.
Learn more: www.visit-twincities.com
Mall of America
Featuring more than 520 stores, 50 restaurants and the largest indoor theme park, the Mall of America is the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the United States.
Learn more: www.mallofamerica.com
Golfing under the blue sky in Wisconsin is a wonderful summer activity. Get lessons from professionals, practice your swing and drive a golf cart on the course grounds.
Learn more: www.whitetailgolf.com
Other options may include:
Tour of American home, Trip to Amish Community, Canoeing/Kayaking, Biking on scenic paths, Cheese factory tour, Leinenkugel Brewery Tour, Stillwater (river town tour), and the National Eagle Center. Volunteer opportunities can also be arranged.
Some Events are date specific. If you are not here when the event takes place, alternative activities will be arranged.
Are there age requirements?
Yes, participants in summer camps must be a minimum of 16 years old. There is no maximum age limit.
How do we pay the program fee?
Payment for summer camp groups should be made through a bank transfer. There is an additional $50 fee added for wire transfers to cover bank charges at our end. Groups and individuals may also pay through Peer Transfer.
If you have additional questions about how to make a payment, contact Julie Halfen at firstname.lastname@example.org
What kind of visa do students need for the summer American culture and language program?
A visitor's visa is usually sufficient, but students from some countries may need to get a J1 visa
Does UW-Stout provide visa assistance?
Yes, we will provide the necessary documentation for a student's visa application. However, actually obtaining a visa is the student's responsibility.
Does UW-Stout work with agents?
Yes, we will work with legitimate agents. Agents need to provide us with a scanned copy of their license to provide study abroad services and two reference letters from universities or language schools they are currently working with. We will then draw up a contract between the agent and the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Can you offer an authorization letter to agents?
Yes, if the agent can meet all of our requirements.
Is there a commission or incentive to the agents?
The university doesn’t pay a commission for summer camp groups, but agents may add on fees to cover their costs.
To apply, please download and complete the program application form. The form, additional application materials and the $150 application fee are due by May 1, 2014. All documents can be mailed to us or scanned and emailed as attachments. For information about how to pay the application fee, please see the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) tab.
If mailing, please send to:
“Summer Program Application”
University of Wisconsin-Stout
200 Main St. E
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
If emailing, please send to:
Email address: email@example.com
Subject line: ESL Institute