Anime and Manga Drawing

Language and Southern Culture Camp

for international students

Dates: July 12-25, 2020

Grades: Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grades

Cost: $2,000 (Residential only)  What's included in the cost?

Registrations Due: May 31, 2020

This program is specifically designed for international students to improve their academic English language skills and to learn about the fascinating culture of the southern United States. Through visits to local museums, music presentations, cooking sessions, and tours of historical places, students will be able to experience the unique literature, cuisine, art, music, and history that can only be found in this region of the United States. Students will also experience life on a traditional American college campus, live in student residence halls, learn from professors from a variety of departments, and will meet friends from the United States and other countries.

Sponsoring Department: The Office of Pre-College Programs

Camp Type: 1 Week Residential or Commuter, non-credit

Seats Available: 10 minimum


  • Be in good academic and conduct standing at the time of admission. The school can be public, private, parochial, or even home educated.
  • Have a minimum English proficiency of A2 level (CEF)
  • Complete the online application.
Day of the Week Morning Activities
8:00am – 12:00pm
Afternoon Activities
1:00pm – 4:30pm
Sunday   Move-In, Orientation
Friday   Move-Out

Daily Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Move-in will be the Sunday prior to the camp›s beginning. Details will be sent by email three weeks beforehand.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday will be provided at Rebel Market. Weekend meals will be provided from local restaurants and/or the sites visited.

Students will live in our middle school residence halls supervised by live-in counselors. All counselors are undergraduate students, have been trained in the supervision of minors and other relevant skills, and have passed a background-check. Evening and weekend recreational activities may include use of the campus recreational center, board games, and trips to locations on campus or in town.

Information to come.

Registration for a camp or program is a two-part process – the online registration form and additional documentation. Both parts must be submitted to our office before a student is confirmed for enrollment in the program.

  • Register Online
    • Step 1: Go to the online registration portal.
    • Step 2: Click “Add Camp to Cart.”
    • Step 3: Enter the Student’s Information and click “Continue.”
    • Step 4: Review your Cart Information and click “Checkout.”
    • Enter your email address and click “Continue Unregistered.”
    • Select the appropriate payment method and follow the prompts to complete the payment transaction. If you have a discount/scholarship code, you can enter it on the right side of the page and click “Apply.”
    • Step 5: Enter the Parent/Guardian and Emergency Contact Information. Click “Submit.” You will receive an emailed receipt and confirmation of registration. Please retain a copy of this receipt for your reference and tax purposes.
  • Submit Medical Form
    • We value the safety and well-being of all our participating students. In the case emergency or medical attention is required, ALL camps and programs require parents to submit medical forms on behalf of the student. Please DO NOT forget to return this form to our office as this will hold up the registration process for your student. If you have already submitted the medical form for a camp this summer, you will not have to submit it again. We do not retain medical documentation from previous summers. International students are required to purchase a medical insurance of their preference for the time they will remain on campus. Please make sure the medical insurance covers visits to the clinics in Oxford, MS. Please make sure students know the procedure to contact the insurance company in case of a medical emergency.
    • Step 1: Download and complete the Summer Medical Form (at top of page) with the appropriate student and parent information.
    • Step 2: Attach a copy of:
      • Student’s insurance card,
      • Parent’s driver’s license
      • Shot records with the last Tetanus Immunization or Booster Shot, and
      • Any other medical documents needed to seek treatment
    • Step 3: Send the form and attachments to our office at: Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Pre-College Programs, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.
    • For the security of you and your student’s information, please do not email or fax medical forms to our office. We request that you mail or bring the forms to our office.
  • Submit Agreement
    • The Office of Pre-College Programs has set guidelines and rules in place for the safety of the students participating in our camps and programs. Please review these guidelines and rules and discuss with your student(s) before the first day of the program. The Agreement Form is available at the top of the page.

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