Embassy Summer Boston

Embassy Tufts University

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Welcome to Embassy Tufts University

Our centre is located on the beautiful campus of prestigious Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, only 20 minutes to downtown historic Boston. The campus has got fantastic facilities including a modern sports hall, indoor swimming pool and running track with a recreational field and outdoor space as well as spacious residence halls. It’s surrounded by beautiful New England villages and countryside, dramatic coastlines, popular beaches and the attractions of Boston is within easy reach.

Centre Facilities

  • Classrooms: Standard classrooms located on campus
  • Sports facilities: Baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, and outdoor areas for games and activities
  • Meals: Meals served in a large self-service canteen
  • Common room: Shared common area in each flat
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout

Key Facts

  • Location: Boston
  • Dates: 30 Jun - 4 Aug
  • Ages: 13 - 17
  • Accommodation: Single, twin or triple standard rooms with shared bathroom
  • Sample excursions: Museum of Science, Newport and New York

Academic and Social Programme

  • Taught by qualified English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week each morning
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Classrooms are standard style
  • Classrooms are located at Tufts University Campus
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included

Activities are organised in between lessons and during evenings. These activities could be onsite or near to the centre.

These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Drama and performance activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, and team games

Full-day excursions from Boston include:

Newport, Rhode Island: visit this historic city by the sea with great shops, incredible mansions and colonial architecture

Revere Beach: enjoy America’s first public beach and New England’s largest sand sculpting contest

Charles River Walk: view the Boston skyline from the Charles River and visit the Museum of Science (students will need to purchase a Charlie Card for $21.25 which will cover all transportation and excursions for the week)

Please see below sample programme information for our summer language programme at Embassy Tufts University.

The activities & excursions shown are subject to availability and may change.

Download programme information  >> (PDF)


Students stay in single, twin or triple rooms with shared facilities.

  • Traditional US College Dormitory layout
  • All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Laundry available in each residence building
  • Meals are served in a large self-service canteen
  • Communal facilities cleaned daily
  • Linen changed weekly
  • Wi-Fi throughout

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Getting to Embassy Tufts University

  Travel times to nearest airport:

(BOS) Longan International Airport : 30 minutes

  Local public transport services:

College Ave / Dearborn Road bus stop : 1 minute walk
West Medford subway station : 30 minute walk

More Information

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