Vacation Extra Centre



Our Boston Summer Center is located on the beautiful, 60-acre woodland campus of Pine Manor College, only 20-minutes from Downtown Boston. The city is world famous for its professional sports teams and world-class universities. A wealth of activities is available, either directly on campus or within the wider location, and excellent facilities include on-campus accommodation.


Kings Boston is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.
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Nearest Airport

Boston Logan International

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  • Beautiful, wooded 60-acre campus, great for walks
  • On-site student residence
  • Baseball and softball fields
  • Soccer pitch and tennis courts
  • Cafeteria

Typical activities

Activities can include Arts and crafts, basketball, bingo, games night, international parties, karaoke, movie night, quiz nights, soccer, softball, table tennis, talent show, tennis and more.

Courses available

Vacation Extra

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of sports, activities and excursions.

1–4 weeks
Start dates
30 June; 7, 14, 21 July 2019 (Sunday arrive/ Saturday depart)
End date
27 July 2019
Minimum entry level
Age range

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American University Taster Program

15 hours per week of English lessons and university-style lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions delivered by university lecturers, as well as visits to world-famous universities such as MIT and Harvard. One full-day and three half-day trips per week and a program of evening activities.

2 weeks (30 June – 13 July; 14 – 27 July 2019)
Minimum entry level
Age range

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On-campus residence

On-campus residential accommodation in comfortable twin rooms with shared bathrooms (between 6 students) and common areas. Girls and boys are in separate accommodation areas or on different floors. The college is just a 1-minute walk away.

Meal plan

Full-board. Breakfast, hot lunch, and dinner are provided every day, with packed lunches or meal vouchers on excursion days. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on request.

Typical excursions

Three half-day excursions and one full-day excursion per week.

Half-day excursions may include:

  • Freedom Trail
  • Duck tour
  • Skywalk Observatory
  • Shopping trip
  • China Town
  • Boston Common

Full-day excursions include:

  • Newport Mansions
  • Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
  • Salem
  • Hampton Beach

An overnight stay in New York can be added to the beginning or end of the program (subject to minimum numbers).