Camp Bear International - Summer Youth Program

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  • girls and art
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Camp Bear International is offered by the collaborative efforts between the English Language Institute and Missouri State University's Camp Bear.  Participants will be able to receive English lessons from ELI instructors and have opportunities to make friends with domestic youth in the community through their involvement with Camp Bear.

Camp Bear International program at Missouri State offers DAY-TIME ONLY PROGRAM and RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM.  Day-Time Only program is for those campers who have a family member in the local area and join the program during day time only. On the other hand, Residential Program offers housing and meals on campus. Residential Program includes evening and weekend activities to enrich academic and recreational experience in the U.S.

Program Dates:


Program Features:

  • Program for children age between 9 and 14
  • Choose Day-Time Only or Residential Program
  • 2.5 hours of English lessons everyday
  • Academic and recreational activities with youth in the community
  • On campus housing and dining services
  • Safe and friendly campus environment
  • Field trips

More information about the Camp Bear


Address   Missouri State University - ELI
301 South Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO 65806 USA
Phone   1-417-836-6540
Fax   1-417-836-4784

If you would like to communicate with our representative in other than English, please contact the following representatives.

Spanish: Alicia Coverston (

Korean: Mi Sun Kim (