Registration Information

Applications must be accompanied by a $300 USD non-refundable and non-transferable deposit and completed medical and general release forms.

Note: The $300 USD deposit will be applied to the total cost of the camp.

Register for Language and Culture Camp



Tuition for campers attending the UIW Language and Summer Camp is $3,000 USD, which includes:

  • 13 nights in a UIW residence hall
  • Meals* (except 2 out on excursion)
  • Transportation to/from airport and during camp
  • Accident and sickness insurance
  • All English language courses
  • Learning material and placement language exam
  • Entrance fees to all off-campus excursions
  • Use of university campus facilities
  • Internet access
  • Certificate of participation
  • Camp t-shirt

Housing and Meals

Students will be housed in University of the Incarnate Word residence halls and will eat many of their meals in university dining hall. Roommates will be assigned, and most rooms accommodate two students. Our dormitory floors will be separated by gender. While in the residence halls, all camp students will be under the careful supervision of the camp staff and security will be priority. Meals begin with dinner on Sunday, July 9, 2023 and end with breakfast on Saturday, July 22, 2023.

The UIW Language and Culture Camp is committed to offering a safe and healthy experience while being here in San Antonio, Texas.


We are thrilled to be back with this amazing learning experience! Our camp is committed to keeping our participants, faculty, counselors, and staff safe and healthy. We are currently taking actions listed below to ensure the safety of our program.

Currently, as per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all non-U.S. citizen, non-U.S. immigrants traveling to the United States by air are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will be requiring this as admittance to our camp. Please visit the CDC's website latest information on all travel into the United States.

  • Students who are housed in UIW residence halls may be asked to take a COVID-19 test prior to move-in. We will keep you updated on this as the July start date approaches.
  • Encouraging the use of masks or facial coverings indoors while in classes.
  • Emphasizing thorough handwashing throughout the day across our campus and modifying meal procedures to increase sanitization before and after each meal.
  • If a camper contracts COVID-19 while at camp, they will be subject to an isolation period pursuant to CDC guidelines and UIW Health and Safety guide, which includes a minimum 5-day isolation period. If the 5-day isolation period extends past the camp dates, extra fees may be incurred and passed onto the camper’s parent/guardian.

Required Documentation

The following documentation is required to attend the camp:

  • Valid Passport (valid for at least 6 months from date of arrival)
  • Valid Tourist Visa *when applicable (valid for at least 6 months from arrival)
  • Letter of good conduct from Camper’s school
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card

The UIW Language and Culture Camp is not affiliated to a degree or non-degree program. Based on the purpose of the program, when applicable, participants are to apply for the issuance of the B-1 Tourist Visa at the nearest U.S. Embassy. More information can be found found at the US Department of State website. An invitation letter on behalf of UIW may be requested on an individual basis.

Placement Exams

Each student will take a short language placement exam to be placed in the correct level for optimal learning. This will be conducted on the second day of the camp.