Short Term Programs

With a variety of unique programs and lengths of stay, this is the perfect introduction to studying abroad.

Program Overview

Nacel Open Door’s Short Term Programs offer high school students opportunities to experience life in the United States by living with a family and experiencing American culture first-hand. We facilitate programs for organized groups and individual students. While we do have set programs from which to choose, we are able to customize these programs to accommodate a variety of program needs in terms of specifications, lengths, and seasons. Our standard programs are three to four weeks in length, but can vary from one to five weeks. We strive to provide a range of educational and recreational options, so that students have the freedom to select a program that best suits their particular goals and time frame.

All of our Short Term Programs include a traditional homestay immersion where students become a member of a host family and community. It is in this supportive environment that students are able to improve their English language skills while simultaneously providing the host family with a unique cultural experience.

We offer the following Short Term Programs:  

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