School Activities

Practice English, Explore Seattle & Washington State, Build Community

Gain a deeper knowledge of American culture and discover wonderful Seattle and Washington State. Practice English and build community with the other members of the school. Our activities are English Only events. Contact us to find out what activities we will have during your stay.

Each 4-week session an ALPS teacher leads 4 cultural activities around the Seattle area. Activities can include:

  • Social hours with games and conversation in local cafes and pubs
  • Visits to local cultural attractions, museums or tourist attractions
  • Movies
  • Sporting events
  • Picnics or BBQs in Seattle’s beautiful parks
  • Final Friday gathering with prizes


All students pay the Facility & Activity Fee to cover the cost of our activity coordinators.  Students pay for their own transportation, entry fees (if applicable), food, beverages, etc.

ALPS student activity group of students at Mount Rainier near Seattle with teacher
Mount Rainier Field Trip
large group of ALPS students practicing English on school activity at Mariners Major League Baseball game in Seattle
Mariners Major League Baseball Game
group of ALPS students on school activity at Microsoft headquarters visitors center near Seattle
Microsoft Visitor Center
ALPS students on school activity Seattle ferry group picture
Seattle Ferry to Bainbridge Island
ALPS school activity group picture of students practicing English and drinking coffee at Starbucks Reserve in Seattle
Starbucks Reserve Roastery


Ask a friendly ALPS advisor about courses, visas, start dates, and more.