Russian Summer Exchange
Current St. Louis U. High juniors studying Russian travel to St. Petersburg, Russia over the summer to participate in a 2.5 week language immersion program at St. Petersburg Gimnaziya #209, our partners for the last 14 years of this program. Students live with host families, attend classes daily, conduct a service project, and participate in a cultural program which includes after school excursions to museums and places of cultural significance, as well as a three (3)-day visit to Moscow.
A two (2)-week reciprocal visit by the Russian host students will follow in late March/early April of the following school year. Students are expected to host their Russian partner student during this visit. This program carries SLUH academic credit and has been in existence since 1999.
Tentative 2022 dates: Saturday, June 11 to Monday, June 27, 2022.
Estimated program fees: $2,500 per student
Faculty Leaders: Mr. Robert Chura and Mrs. Marina Chura