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
Located close to the beautiful city of York in Yorkshire in the north of England, Acorn International Summer School is a unique, family-run summer boarding school for children ages 6-13 years. We offer academic programmes for 2 or 4 weeks, and welcome international students from around the world as well as British children.
York is just 2 hours away from London by train, and is also close to major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds. We can provide free airport transfers from London Heathrow, Manchester International, Liverpool John Lennon or East Midland Airports.
International juniors will improve their English by studying a range of primary school subjects, in a fun and friendly environment. They will make lots of new friends, visit different English landmarks and cities, explore British culture and experience the British education system. British children will enjoy action-packed holiday courses.
At AISS, both international and British children can live, learn and play together, benefiting from an exciting Harry Potter style boarding school adventure - making friends from all over the UK, and across the world, and being part of a truly international experience. We want all participants to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Testimonial: "I very much enjoy the summer camp at Acorn, the lessons are so interesting because of all the different ones (math, science, art, cooking and more)...I have been to Acorn two years now and I love it." - Raul, Spain
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
13. St Brelades College, Jersey
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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.
14. 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
Manor Courses is a family-run residential, summer school offering English language courses for young international students. Established in 1970, we are located in West Sussex in the South of England, approximately 20 minutes drive from the famous city of Brighton (75km from London). We provide residential English language Summer courses for children aged 10-17, and their families. Students can choose to stay for 1-5 week courses during July and August.
Manor Courses offers a warm and friendly environment in a beautiful location at Hurst College, which is a boarding school set on 130 acres of privately-owned countryside. The exciting range of first class sport, social and residential facilities on campus make Hurst College a safe and healthy environment.
We combine several essential components to provide our students with the ultimate summer school experience, including a dedication to high-quality tuition and stimulating sports and social activities programme with professional supervision. Over the years we have been expanding, welcoming an increasing number of nationalities.
Our family (the Directors) live at the college all summer, and promise 24-hour support for students, parents, agents and teachers.
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 Chinese Easter camps.
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 5-day Chinese Easter Camps in Hampstead: Baby Mandarin (12-36 months) & Junior Camp (ages 3-6 & 7-12)
17. HG Education and Robotics, South Hertfordshire
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HG Education and Robotics provide LEGO robotic workshops and summer camps in the Elstree area of South Hertfordshire for children and teenagers ages 6-18. Elstree is situated only 20km from Central London and easily accessible by road and rail. We team up with local schools to offer fun and educational activities for UK and international children across all six weeks of the summer holidays.
Our summer camp for kids is available on a Day Pass basis. HG Education allocates the passes daily so that each child / parent can select from a number of different LEGO activities to do on the day. The LEGO themes we offer are run over a 3 or 5 day course.
Our LEGO summer camp for kids are a great mix of children’s educational activities and interaction – with a real emphasis on having fun! It provides an opportunity for your child to build on their learning via a mix of LEGO related programs. Allowing children to think for themselves, learn and pick up new skills in a great environment and share the experience with friends is a winning formula for all. All HG Education staff are routinely CRB checked and cleared for working with children.
Summer Courses for Children & Teenagers (Ages 6-18)
- LEGO robotic workshops for kids and camps during holiday time
- After school activities and after school clubs for kids in Herts (primarily in St.Albans and Hatfield), Bucks, Beds and NW London (Barnet)
- LEGO-based children’s birthday parties for 4-16 year olds
18. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
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Located in Glasgow City Centre, The Royal Conservatoire is Scotland's national centre of professional vocational training in performance arts. We provide a range of Short Summer Courses in a range of performing and production arts disciplines (Dance, Drama, Music, Production, and Screen) designed for children and young adults ages 1-17 from all over the world.
Each summer we present a packed programme of performing arts classes for young people (and adults). The wide variety of these summer courses are distinctive in the way that we use performing arts to allow our students to share their views, ideas and passions with each other.
Our summer schools are specialist courses designed and delivered by the Royal Conservatoire’s tutors, lecturers and professors who teach our undergraduate and postgraduate students. For the majority of our courses we have an open access policy. We welcome learners at all levels of experience and are committed to reducing barriers to participation in the arts.
The ethos of our work is built upon the belief that the arts can contribute to the development of the whole person. We value inter-disciplinary working, use traditional and contemporary practices to inform our teaching, and support the principle of access to excellence for all.
- Early Years Music (Ages 1-4)
- Guitar (12-17)
- Percussion (12-17)
- Junkyard Jam (8-11)
- How does your Garden Grow? (5-7)
- Music (14-17)
- The Ghost Ship (9-11)
- Time Capsule (12-14)
- Drama (15-17)
- Devised Theatre (15-17)
- Musical Theatre (15-17)
- Acting with Text (15-17)...
- Dance Technique (11-14)
- Modern Ballet (10-14)
Screen / Production Courses:
- Performance and Film (15-17)
- Stage Production (13-17)
19. Young Film Academy
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Based in Central London, Young Film Academy (YFA) is the UK’s leading filmmaking provider for children & teenagers ages 6-19. We run practical filmmaking courses and workshops for young people that focus on completing a film – from planning to titling. Each year we work nationwide to help 7,500 young people complete their first digital films, from West End-premiered movies to curriculum-linked film projects in schools.
Young Film Academy is a hub partner for the British Film Institute (BFI) Film Academy Network, designing and delivering bespoke educational film projects for the UKʼs largest arts institutions, right down to small groups of kids who just want to have fun making movies at home...
Our workshops use digital filmmaking technology readily available to young people and teaches them how to become filmmakers in their own right from a younger age than many would think.
Founded in 2004, YFA is the education arm of Magma Pictures. For the first time, Young British filmmakers have a unique opportunity to study along side Magma’s professionals through YFA’s practical filmmaking programs.
Filmmaking Courses for Children & Teenagers Ages 6-19:
- 10-week BFI Film Academy course
- One Day Film School Courses
- One Day Filmmaking Courses
- 4-Day Filmmaking Courses
- Residential Study Abroad Filmmaking Course in Italy
- "Rough Cut" Workshops
- Fast Track Courses
- Arts Festival Courses
- Movie Parties
20. Dallam International Summer School
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Dallam International Summer School in Cumbria offers three-week, residential English summer courses for international ESL students ages 12-16 from around the world. Our co-educational summer programme consists of English lessons in the morning and supervised sports or arts based activities in the afternoons as well as adventure days and other extra-curricular activities. This programme is aimed at near beginners, intermediate and more advanced students who have studied English for at least one year.
Our school is located in the beautiful countryside of South Lakeland, Cumbria in North West England. We are just 90 minutes from Manchester, while Liverpool airport is just 2 hours away.
Students on our English summer programmes will have the opportunity to study English and have fun in a safe, caring environment. The language programme is delivered by qualified tutors who use a varied programme of teaching and learning techniques to create interesting and enjoyable lessons. Tutors also join the students on their trips and for their evening programme.
Residential English Language Summer Courses for Boys & Girls (Ages 12-16)
- Summer English courses for juniors / teenagers (12-16)
- Supervised sports or arts based activities, giving students the chance to extend their language skills in a less formal atmosphere and increase their confidence in using English.