The Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is a pre-college program in the United States designed for students from around the world. This US-based program focuses on cultural and English language immersion, leadership development and academics.
SIP is a program created and maintained by Sandy Spring Friends School, a private college preparatory school located in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland.
The Summer Immersion Program (SIP) offers international students advancement in cultural and language immersion, leadership skill development, and academic preparedness. Students learn about different cultures and practice English language skills in real-world interactions and daily and weekly cultural trips that promote teamwork and cultural understanding. It’s also a lot of fun, ask any of our SIP alumni from around the world!
Tour museums, visit landmarks, and discover new sights while exploring New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.
Make lifelong friends from all over the world while participating in cultural activities like cooking and sharing meals from students’ respective home countries, seeing a professional American baseball game, taking a martial arts lesson, and so much more!
English Language Program (ESL) participants develop confidence in speaking and interacting through engaging with native speakers in many different cultural, educational and social situations
Get an “insider’s guide” to American culture with American staff
Make lifelong friends from all over the world
The Global Leadership program empowers students with the knowledge and skills necessary to change the world
Have an unforgettable summer filled with fun and learning!