UK Summer Camps: England Summer English courses, summer music lessons, UK sports camps, academic summer programs abroad for high school students, Campamentos de verano en Inglaterra, Cursos de inglés verano, Englisch Sommerschule
The International Summer Camp UK delivers Camp Cooper, a residential summer camp designed for boys and girls ages 10-16 from throughout the UK and around the world. Based in the picturesque village of Crieff, close to the city of Perth in Central Scotland, and just an hour's drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh, Camp Cooper has a diverse, international community with a strong focus on forming friendships, inspiring creativity, encouraging learning and having fun. You can choose to stay for 2 weeks or 4 weeks. We provide free airport and train station transfers.
We have over 20 years of experience in running summer camps, we ensure that your time at Camp Cooper is an adventure where every day is BURSTING with new and exciting things to do! Campers plan their perfect summer experience with a choice of electives including Sports, Arts & Crafts, Media, Outdoor Adventure, Performing Arts and English language lessons for international students. Electives are 2 hours long and take place each weekday. Campers can choose up to 4 electives during their 2 week session at Camp Cooper.
We encourage international campers looking to learn and develop their English skills to select the English language elective. You can choose to have up to 40 hours of English tuition per week. We believe learning English should be fun, and we teach English through games, journalism, debate, reading, creative writing, song writing, planning events, theatre, music, and creating newspapers & magazines.
Founded in 1978, St Brelade's College is an English language school offering summer courses for children / teenagers aged 10-18 years. Our summer / holiday programmes for juniors include intensive English courses, private English lessons and homestay / residential programmes on the British island of Jersey in the Channel Islands. Our school is located 20 miles off the French coast and 80 miles south of England.
We are accredited by the British Council and are a member of English UK. Our holiday programmes enable students to learn English while enjoying a memorable stay in Jersey. The main focus of our teaching is on communication, using a variety of methods and teaching materials to help students increase their conversational fluency. With our small classes, teachers can adapt their methods to the individual needs of each student / group.
Our students have the choice of staying in homestay accommodation with one of our host families on the island, in a summer residence or in hotel accommodation.
"Morning classes dramatically improved our English. We did activities, games and others things. It was very entertaining. I saw the results this year on my grades."
Arethuse, 15, France
English language summer programmes (Individuals or groups): During the summer there are three campuses:
* English language course for juniors (10-13 years) in our junior school.
* English language holiday course for teenagers (13-18 years) in Highlands College on the outskirts of St Helier.
* English language intensive course for teenagers (16-18 years) at our main college for adults.
13. ISSOS in Cambridge, England
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Based in Cambridge in south-east England, approximately 50 miles (80 km) north-east of London, ISSOS offers all-inclusive 3-week summer school programs for international students aged 13-18 years. Our summer school takes place in July & August in Queen's College, a world-famous Cambridge university.
We provide a balanced summer program of academia, fun & culture, through a combination of learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure. All students will be picked up by a uniformed member of staff at the selected international airport and accompanied to Cambridge.
Our international teenage students can learn within an encouraging and supportive environment while having fun and making new friends from around the world. Our international students represent over 60 nationalities, creating a dynamic, multi-cultural atmosphere. We provide a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games.
Student Testimonial: "I had so much fun at The International Summer School of Scotland. I can proudly say that it was the best summer ever! I hope to see you next year."
- Naoko Funahasi, Student, Japan
Summer school programs for international students aged between 13 - 18 years:
- Our residential summer programs are 3-weeks all-inclusive.
- Students study one academic subject and one elective subject.
* Academic programs:
- English Language (Beginner-advanced)
- Advanced English with IELTS
- Business Studies & Entrepreneurship
Hua Hsia Chinese School is one of the UK's leading Chinese language schools, with branches in Mill Hill in the borough of Barnet in North London, and Hampstead in the borough of Camden in North Central London. This summer, Hua Hsia is offering two fantastic week-long Chinese activity and culture camps for children ages 5 and older - one in our Mill Hill branch (only 5 minutes walk from Mill Hill Broadway train station) and one in our Hampstead branch (only 3 minutes walk from Finchley Road underground station). Both camps aim to use innovative teaching methods and fun activities to generate children’s interests in learning Chinese.
All of our summer activities place an emphasis on the learning of Chinese language and culture. Our experienced teachers with CRBs will help the children to explore Chinese language and culture, and even gain some Chinese learning methods. We are partially-funded by the Taiwanese government, so experienced Chinese Masters from Taiwan will guide our students to explore Chinese art, practice their physical strength, and practice the Chinese language through fun activities. We also offer Easter camps for primary school children.
Since 2001, we have taught more than 2,000 children and adults aged between 3 and 90 to speak and write Mandarin. We believe that learning Mandarin cannot be separated from learning Chinese culture, so our dedicated kids summer camp offers students the ideal opportunity to practice their Chinese and experience Chinese culture.
1-week Chinese Activity & Culture Summer Camps for children ages 5+
- Mill Hill Broadway Branch: Chinese Kung Fu and Arts and Craft courses
- Hampstead Branch: Brush painting, Calligraphy, Chinese Arts & Crafts, Chinese Cookery course, Rhymes and Songs etc.
We also offer Easter camps for primary school children.
15. Heritage English
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Heritage English is an exclusive English language school situated on the beautiful South Coast of England near Bournemouth, 2 hours south-west of London. We offer intensive summer holiday English language homestay courses for non-native English speaking children and teenagers, and combine a quality homestay with top professional teaching standards customised to your child's needs. Heritage's English courses are designed for young learners who want to improve their English language skills in a relaxed friendly environment during their summer holidays.
We also offer English exam preparation courses as part of the Homestay package. Heritage English tutors arrange a programme of lessons, excursions and activities to match students’ interests so that young learners are having fun and learning English during their stay. Our younger students get the opportunity to live in a friendly, comfortable, caring family environment, and speak / listen to and learn English from morning to night.
Our principal teachers are both fully Cambridge qualified and are highly experienced in hosting and teaching students of all ages and levels of English. Our school is located in Lymington in Hampshire in the south of England, approximately 25 km east of Bournemouth and 17 km south-west of Southampton.
English Language Summer Homestay Courses for Children & Teenagers (all levels)
- One-to-one total immersion English language courses for juniors who would like to improve their English language skills in a fun & friendly environment during their holidays
- Students stay in the home of their tutor or in friendly family homes nearby
- English language homestay courses for academic / exam preparation purposes: FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, TOEFL & TOEIC
- Afternoon activities, sports & cultural visits
16. The Cambridge Centre for Languages
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Established in 1982, The Cambridge Centre for Languages in Cambridge, Southeast England, has an international reputation for providing quality English language summer courses and is accredited by the British Council. Our summer courses are held the magnificent campus of The Perse Centre in Union Lane, just minutes from Cambridge city centre.
Our courses are designed for 12-16 year old students, and we put special emphasis on communicative skills. Students can avail of 6 different start dates for summer 2013, and can choose 2,3,4 or 6-week courses.
Our purpose is to to create an international environment where students from all over the world may learn about the lanugage, life and cultural heritage not only of Britain, but also of other countries. We also offer students the chance to take Trinity College London Exam in Spoken English.
English & Activity Summer Courses for Students Ages 12-16:
- 2,3,4 or 6-week study options
- 18 hours language instruction per week plus activities & excursions to historical & cultural places
- Small class sizes (max 15 students)
- Focus on listening, reading, writing and speaking English
- Classroom activities such as role-play, simulated situations and language games give students practice in communicative language skills.
17. Oxford International Study Centre, Oxford
Courses / Programs
Oxford International Study Centre is a renowned institute of higher education in the centre of Oxford, just one hour north of London. Each Summer during we hold Junior Programmes for UK and international students ages 16+ with a choice of four study options and many memorable excursions and leisure activities.
Each programme consists of a weekly schedule of a minimum of twenty to thirty lessons of tuition with specialist teachers, projects and cultural visits every weekday afternoon, and a full-day weekend excursion. Homestay accommodation is normally with Oxford families, although students over sixteen may choose to reside in the University.
We are accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges, which is one of the professional organisations licensed by the Government (along with the British Council) for approving independent colleges. We are also associate members of the European Council of International Schools.
Academic Summer Programmes including excursions & leisure activities for students ages 16+:
- Language, Culture and Communications
- Academic preparation for school and university students
- Cultural and Business Programmes
- Tailor-made Programmes for groups or individuals
18. Pear Tree Education, Summer ESL Schools (UK, Canada, USA)
Courses / Programs
Pear Tree Education offers residential summer ESL programs in the UK, Canada and USA for school groups and individual students (ages 10 to 18 years). Our programs allow international students who are not native English speakers to combine English language study with cultural trips abroad during the summer holidays.
Our UK locations include London, Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Horsham, Cirencester, Guildford and Royal Holloway. We also provide camps in New York, Boston, Los Angeles and San Diego, USA, as well as Vancouver and the Rockies in Canada.
- For students ages 10-18 who aren't native English speakers. Combine ESL studies with cultural trips to England’s most famous landmarks.
- Sample Activities include Performing arts classes, Mini Olympics, Sports tournaments, Tennis, Cricket, Rugby, Academic project clubs
19. Travel Sport Camp
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Currently, Travel Sport Camp and its affiliate EduKick, host schools and camps in 11 different countries on four continents and continues to grow on a global scale. Travel Sport Camp offers summer sports camps for boys and girls from 10 years old in Cornwall in south-west England, and Bolton, a large town in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, in the North West of England. Our camps are open to children and teens from abroad and also from within the UK.
In our summer camps, all sport training sessions, classes and social activities are conducted in the native language to maximize the educational value of the experience. Daily professional sports training and daytime language and/or chosen curriculum taught by highly qualified teachers make up the core of the TSC program. All ability levels are welcome and no prior sports or English language experience is necessary. All levels of English speakers are welcome, from beginner/elementary up to native speaker. Native English speakers will be scheduled for more activity time and less language instruction time.
Multi-Sport Summer Camp - offers swimming, volleyball, tennis, and basketball. The program is for boys and girls ages 10 to 19, and combines a daily English language course with a sports training program.
20. Academic Summer Limited
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With three locations across England, Academic Summer provides residential academic summer school programs in July and August for students ages 13-18. We run quality International Baccalaureate, GCSE and A-level preparation and revision courses, and welcome both British and international students. For summer 2013, Academic Summer will be located at Cambridge Tutors College in London; Sidcot School near Bristol; and Liverpool College in Liverpool.
In addition to our traditional academic programs, we also offer a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) Academic Programme. In addition to formal English lessons, students' English is developed through studying other academic subjects.
Academic Summer aims to develop learners' content knowledge, cognitive skills, communicative competence and cultural awareness. British culture is explored in curriculum study and through study visits. Students will also be encouraged to engage in culture communication with fellow members of the international Academic Summer community. Students live in separate boys and girls' boarding accommodation on the school campus.