US Immersion Program


SMG’s short term immersion programs are designed to provide international students from all over the world an opportunity to experience education and culture in the United States. We offer programs for groups that include full classroom immersion and homestay accommodations. These programs combine classroom time, group activities, excursions, and integration with a host family to create exciting and immersive short term high school experiences for our students. Programs are offered during the academic year.


Indian River Charter School

Vero Beach, Florida

Indian River Charter High School (IRCHS) was founded in 1998 as a small, public, non-traditional high school, with an emphasis on character development, academic achievement, career preparation, and cultural awareness. The mission of the Indian River Charter High School is to give its students the opportunity to develop a new set of competencies and foundational skills that will help them enjoy a productive, full, and satisfying life.

Program Includes:

  • Classroom Immersion Placements (from Grade 9-12)
  • Homestay accommodation
  • Airport transfers (Orlando International airport)
  • Local outings to theme parks, malls, and the beach
  • Medical insurance
  • Does NOT include free chaperone

Bonneville High School

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Snake River, Idaho

Nestled among the Rocky Mountains in the Snake River Plain, beneath the shadow of the Grand Teton, Idaho Falls is a place worth exploring. With western hospitality, a booming economic base, a diverse arts community, and a backyard filled with recreational opportunities, Idaho Falls is a great place for business and destination travel. Grab your planning itinerary because great adventure begins in Idaho Falls.

Program Includes:

  • Classroom Immersion Placements (from Grade 9-12)
  • Homestay accommodation
  • Airport transfers (Idaho Falls  airport)
  • Local outings to Yellowstone National Park, skiing (depending on the time of year,) nature hikes, fly fishing tour, and a possible trip to Jackson Hole, WY
  • Medical insurance
  • Does NOT include free chaperone

St. Thomas More School

Oakdale, Connecticut

St. Thomas More School (STM) is an accredited college preparatory boy's boarding school for all types of students and will start accepting girls in August 2021. Within a structured environment, STM strives to motivate, nurture, and strengthen the intellectual, moral, physical, and social development of every student.

Dedicated faculty, individualized attention, small classes, challenging yet fun athletics and extracurricular activities, in a 100% boarding environment, are the cornerstones of an STM education.

Program Includes

  • Classroom Immersion Placements (from Grade 8-12)
  • Boarding accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • NY and Boston trip
  • Local outings to theme parks, malls, college visit
  • Medical insurance
  • 1 Free chaperone

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