Summer Sessions with AES at Lewis & Clark

Take a new approach to learning English this summer!

For information on current 4-week summer sessions, please contact us.

Learn English—Explore New Ideas

In the summer, we offer the same quality and rigor as our classes in the regular academic year, plus the chance to explore new ideas while you increase your English skills.

Four-Week Sessions* Available for non-continuing students only

Common Themes
Summer I:  Innovation in a Modern World 
Summer II:  Humans:  Contributions and Impacts 
Summer III:  Leadership in the 21st Century 
Take one, two, or the full 12-week session—your choice!

See summer course schedule and tuition rates.

 * Each level offered program is covered in 12 weeks in summer.  Please note that if you join us in Session II or III, you are joining a class in progress.  We place you according to your English skills at the time of entry. Students who successfully complete the last session are considered for advancement in the fall.


Portland with Mt. Hood in background What about Portland?

Experience American university culture while learning English in an exciting US City—summer is when Portland shines!

The New York Times calls Portland “hard to resist” and “one of our national capitals of cool.” Check it out in this short video.

Outside the Classroom

Summer activities in Portland can include:

Beach Trips

Hiking in the forest or the Columbia River Gorge

Local festivals

Portland Timbers (soccer) game 

Community Friends Program and conversation opportunities. 

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