International Student Summer School

International Student Summer School


Portland Christian High School

ESL Summer Session 2016

June 20-July 28, 2016




Application Fee $250 (I-20 process and delivery included)
Tuition $2,000 (six weeks of instruction)
Host Family Fee $1,450 (two months stay/includes Host Family Placement Fee
Medical Insurance $198 (two months stay/waived if independent policy)



Courses Offered:

  • English Enrichment – students will earn .50 English credit

  • Cultural Studies – students will earn .50 Social Studies credit


Course Descriptions:

English Enrichment:  This course is designed for beginning to intermediate level students.  Students will build a basic foundation of grammar, vocabulary, listening, and conversation skills.  Students will learn study skills to assist them in all areas of study.  


Cultural Studies:  Students will become familiar with the customs of the United States through the use of written material, films, crafts, and dialogue.


Summer School Teacher: John Felton
John Felton has taught English and Bible for International Students for four years at Portland Christian School.  He has also taught U.S. History, and Study Skills. After attending an international high school, he earned a B.A. in Communications from George Fox University and Masters of Arts in Teaching from George Fox University School of Education. In the last four years, Mr. Felton and his wife have hosted three boys from China and one girl from Japan.  He has been at PCS since 2003.


*Students will also have one half-day field trip and one full day field trip.  Field trip sites will be determined by the number of students and the budget.  Students will be responsible for bringing their lunch.  All other expenses will be covered.





If interested contact Sheila Tretter: or 503.256.3960 ext. 261