• We took our first step into Indonesia

    2004 Kalam Started in Indonesia

    We confirmed the calling from God towards the young people in America.

  • Summer English Camp, Los Angeles, USA

    2019 Kalam back to Homebase

    We confirmed the calling from God towards the young people in America.

Welcome to Kalam USA. The 2019 Summer English Camp will begin on July 29, 2019 . If you would like to apply the program, please register on our website.

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Why Choose Kalam

Based on 16 years of experience in hosting and conducting successful English camps throughout the world, we newly open the English Camp in our headquater, Los Angeles.
Small Class Environment

We offer small class environment, each consisting of caring homeroom teacher and assistant teacher.

Assessment System

We classify students based on careful placement and appropriate need-based instruction based on the pre-assessment system.

Experienced and Licensed Teachers

Our teachers are experienced or licensed teachers currently working in education field. All lectures and forums will be conducted in English on various topics including hot global issues and students will be encouraged to participate in discussion resulting in growing confidence and leadership.

Hand-picked Host Families

Hand-picked host families will provide students a safe, loving accommodation throughout the stay. All meals and transportation will be provided by the camp.

University Campus and Museum Trips

Students will tour university campus (California Technology Institute, USC, UCLA, etc.), museums, beach, and some other famous places.

Creation Science Program

There will be special 4-day guided tour to world-famous Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Canyon and Las Vegas along with professional tour guide and specially-hired geologist. Students will benefit by learning about the “Creation Science” at the site.

Meet Our Staff and Teachers

David Seunghee Ko
(General Director)
  • B.A. in Business Administration, Seoul National University
  • DBA in Management Information, Mississippi State University
  • Master of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Senior Pastor of Beautiful Church Rowland Heights, CA
James Choe
(CEO)
  • Master of Divinity, Gateway Seminary of Southern Baptist
  • Kalam English Camp Director since 2006
  • Junior Pastor of Beautiful Church Rowland Heights, CA
  • CCM Singer and Song Writer
Inhee Michelle Kim
(Administration Director and Teacher)
  • Master’s in Education (emphasis in Reading and English Language Arts), California State University, Los Angeles
  • Current middle school teacher
  • Lecturer in the Division of the Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Participant of National Writing Scoring Conference
Jessica Lim
(Program Director and Teacher)
  • Master of Education (emphasis in TESOL), Grand Canyon University
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Azusa Pacific University
  • Director of Elementary Division, Handong International School
  • English Instructor, Handong International School and DJGA English Camp at Yonsei University
Yunjin Choi
(Advertising Director/Administrative Manager and Teacher)
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Rochester
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Physics at University of Rochester
  • Lecturer at Rochester’s Pre-College Program for High School Students
  • Visiting Researcher in Quantum Information and Science Group, Korean Institute for Advanced Study
Gina Cho
(Marketing Director and Teacher)
  • News Broadcasting Journalist, Foreign Correspondent of Japan
  • Simultaneous Interpreter, Shu Uemura (Lancome)
  • Investor Relations, Samsung SDI
  • Lecturer of Java Programming Language, Kyiv-Mohyla National University, Ukraine
Jacob Halvorson
(Teacher)
  • In the course of Master of Divinity, Gateway Seminary of Southern Baptist
  • Administrative Staff at Anaheim Discovery Christian School
  • Middle School Coordinator at New Song Community Church
Ariel Song
(Teacher)
  • CAMERA OP., Director and Camera Assistant at De Jong Film LLC
  • Videographer and Editor at Alpha Plus Production
  • Kalam English Camp Teacher Since 2016
Hannah Hines
(Teacher)
  • Certificate for TESOL, Asian Center for TESOL, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Substitute Teacher at Horace Mann Junior High School and Goose Creek CISD
  • Children’s Ministry Intern, Memorial Baptist Church in Baytown, TX
Jae H Kim
(Teacher)
  • In the course of Online degree in Counseling, Psychology (M.S.), Phoenix University
  • Double Degree in Piano Performance (B.Mus.) and Arts Administration Business (B.S.), Oberlin college
  • Kalam Korean Camp in Kazakhstan, 2017~2018
Trevor Cooper
(Teacher)
  • Master’s in Theology and Educational Leadership, Gateway Seminary of Southern Baptist
  • Lead Pastor of Lincoln Hill Community Church
  • Teaching experience in ESL for 7 years
Jesse Peh
(Teacher)
  • SCPGA Junior Toyota Tour Cup player 2018- 2019
  • Walnut High School 3 years varsity player
  • CSU Dominguez Hills golf (2023)
John Chos
(Teacher)
  • Children’s Pastor, Beautiful Church Rowland Heights, CA
  • English Ministry College Pastor, Bethel Korean Church in Irvine, CA
  • Upper Elementary Lead Pastor, Sarang Community Church in Anaheim, CA
Joyce Choi
(Counselor)
  • Master of Art in Christian Counseling Psychology (MACCP/PTSA)
  • Minister of Education
  • Women’s Ministry
  • CEF Teacher Conference Speaker

Contact Info

  • Contact Location

    1717 Otterbein Ave,Rowland Hights,
    CA 91748. USA

  • Contact Number

    (001) 626-810-3455

  • Contact email
    kalamecamp@gmail.com
  • Contact Timing

    Mon - sat 0:80 am to O6:00 pm

2019 Camp

2019-7-29 ~ 2019-8-23
  • DAY17/29
  • DAY27/30
  • DAY3~67/31~8/3
  • DAY7~98/4~8/6
  • DAY10~128/7~8/9
  • DAY13~148/10~8/11
  • DAY15~198/12~8/16
  • DAY20~218/17~8/18
  • DAY22~248/19~8/21
  • DAY258/22
  • DAY268/23
  • 7/29 Monday

    • Arrive at camp
    • Meeting with homestay family
  • 7/30 Tuesday

    • Orientation
    • Icebreak
  • 7/31~8/3 Wednesday~Saturday

    • Three Canyon trip with creation science team
    • Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park
    • Las Vegas Tour






    Special 4-day guided tour to world-famous Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Canyon and Las Vegas along with professional tour guide and specially-hired geologist.

  • 8/4~8/6 Sunday~Tuesday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • Movie Afternoon: This special activity will be once a week.
    • Teachers choose some educational movies and students will discuss about various topics related to the movies.
  • 8/7~8/9 Wednesday~Friday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • Go to Conifer Camp which locates lake arrowhead.
    • Various activity





    3-day outdoor camp at a private camp site owned by Kalam in Lake Arrowhead area (A highly desirable vacation site, Running Springs is one of the most beautiful forests in Southern California with stunning lakes and parks. Students may enjoy various outdoor activities including swimming and hiking).

  • 8/10~8/11 Saturday~Sunday

    • Extra fun at Disneyland(extra program by applicants)
    • Or participate by camp program.





    Disneyland : $ 210
    Students will have fun at Disneyland for a day. Disneyland is the most famous amuzement park in Los Angeles area. This price includes admission fee, snack, and transportation.

  • 8/12~8/16 Monday~Friday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • USC & California Institute of Technology tours
    • Museum tour







    USC: Univ. of Southern California is a private research university founded in 1880. Many of its departments are top ranked in annual ranking of national university. Especially, the School of Cinematic Arts is the oldest, largest, and arguably most reputable.

    Cal-Tech: California Institute of Technology is a dream school for most of engineering students. It is a small school but shows phenomenal research results come along with MIT. This school is famous for the background of TV show "Big Bang Theory". 34 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Cal-Tech as faculty, researchers, or alumni. Moreover, NASA jet propulsion laboratory belongs to Cal-Tech.

  • 8/17~8/18 Saturday~Sunday

    • Extra fun at Universal Studio Hollywood(extra program by applicants)
    • Or participate by camp program.





    Universal Studios Hollywood : $ 190

    Students will have fun at Universal Studio Hollywood for a day. It is a film studio and theme park in Los Angeles area. This price includes admission fee, snack, and transportation.

  • 8/19~8/21 Monday~Wednesday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • UC, Los Angeles tour
    • Hollywood tour





    UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles is a public research university in Los Angeles. It became the Southern Branch of the University of California in 1919, making it the third-oldest undergraduate campus of the 10-campus University of California system. 24 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with UCLA as faculty, researchers, or alumni.

  • 8/22 Thursday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • Beach Day





    Beach Day will be at Santa Monica Beach, which is an iconic destination that draws visitors from around the world. Students will enjoy the beach for a day.

  • 8/23 Friday

    • Kalam English Camp
    • Afternoow Farewell Party