Spanish International Summer Camp

Learn Spanish in
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Did you know that Spanish is spoken today by around 580 million people? 480 million of them are Spanish native speakers, which makes Spanish the second most spoken mother tongue in the world.

Spanish is the official language of 22 countries!

Yes: Spanish opens numberless doors!

And it’s overall an easy language to learn.

If you have children aged 8-17 who are not Spanish speakers, we have designed a wonderful, educational summer program for them!

A unique educational experience for Spanish language learners in Santiago, Spain

Learning via language immersion on a fun, educational program, where children and teenagers aged 8 to 17:

  • Will get to practice, practice, practice their Spanish through a tailor-made morning Spanish program, adapted to their level and specific needs.
  • Will feel at ease exploring the historical city of Santiago de Compostela and learning about the Camino de Santiago, with their group monitors.
  • Will enjoy a daily, varied Sports and activities program, through English or Spanish (activity-dependent), both on and off campus: football, basketball, water-polo, introduction to surfing, canoeing, kayaking…
  • Will get to see some of Galicia’s cultural heritage sites at week-ends, including trips to some of the area’s amazing beaches.
  • Make lasting friendships from all over Spain and indeed the world, in a very safe and nurturing family setting.
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All thanks to a method honed by Chester College International School, one of Spain’s leading language immersion providers, over 35 years

  • Active methodology,particularly focused on improving oral communication skills. Taylor-made programs, adapted to individual participant’s needs.
  • A low teacher/student ratio (1:8) to maximize exposure and interaction
  • Native Spanish teachers specialized in Spanish as a Second Language teaching.
  • Rich, multicultural setting: the mix of Spanish and international campers encourages interest in others and the wider world.
  • Cultural visits to our host city of Santiago de Compostela and week-end excursions to interesting spots in the beautiful region of Galicia.
  • Varied and fun daily sports & activities program on and off campus, through English or Spanish (activity-dependent).
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Two options: Boarding and Day

Boarding option

2024 DATES 

Full Camp: June 30 - July 28
Session 1: June 30 - July 14
Session 2: July 14 - July 28

AGES

Juniors: 8-12 years
Teens: 13-18 years

Summer Camp

WHAT DOES THE SPANISH SUMMER CAMP INCLUDE?

  • Spanish language & culture classroom programme (Monday-Friday): 20 sessions/week.
  • Accommodation in Chester College’s residential facilities (separate male/female houses, supervised by dorm-parents). Alternative host family option.
  • Full board: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and morning and afternoon snack.
  • Daily recreational, sport and cultural program on and off campus, the languages of instruction being either Spanish or English (activity dependent). Sports may include: football, baseball, swimming, waterpolo, volleyball, introduction to surfing, kayaking and horse-riding, amongst many others.
  • Separate program of evening activities.
  • 2 weekly cultural outings to the city of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Optional preparation for DELE examinations.
  • Saturday & Sunday full-day outings to areas of educational and recreational interest in the region of Galicia.
  • Use of course materials.
  • Weekly laundry service.
  • End-of-Camp Progress Report.
  • Train station/airport pick-up service (optional).
  • 24:7 care and supervision, for an unforgettable experience!

If you have any queries or wish to talk to us to discuss your child’s particular needs or situation,
do not hesitate to get in touch with us: we would be delighted to assist you.

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Life at the Boarder's Residence

We have two separate school residences (one for girls and one for boys), with rooms for 2-3 campers in each.

Camp participants are accompanied by dorm-parents at all times, who strive to create a homely, safe and caring environment.

Upon registration, families receive a Welcome Pack with practical bits and pieces, including arrival and departure times, clothing and personal equipment guidelines, laundry, communication with families, mobile phone use, etc.

Campers have the possibility of participating in religious services (Catholic mass) on Sunday morning.

Chester College International School

Day Option

2024 DATES 

Full Camp: July 1 - 28
Session 1: July 1 - 13
Session 2: July 15 - 28

AGES

Juniors: 8-12 years
Teens: 13-18 years

Summer Camp

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

  • Monday to Friday: 09:15 - 18:30.
    One or two times a week there are special, often out-of-campus activities stretching up to 20:30, eg. surfing, kayaking, caoeing or aquapark outings. These activities are communicated to parents, in advance, via information letters and emails.
  • Saturday: full-day trip.

WHAT DOES THE CAMP INCLUDE?

  • Spanish language & culture classroom program (Monday-Friday): 20 sessions/week *1 session: 45 min. 
  • Half-board: morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack.
  • Daily recreational, sport and cultural program on and off campus. Sports may include: football, baseball, swimming, waterpolo, volleyball, introduction to surfing, amongst many others.
  • Extra weekly cultural outings to the city of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Saturday outings to areas of educational and recreational interest in the region of Galicia.
  • Use of course materials.
  • End-of-Camp Progress Report.
  • Permanent care and supervision, for an unforgettable experience!

If you have any queries or wish to talk to us to discuss your child’s particular needs or situation,
do not hesitate to get in touch with us: we would be delighted to assist you.

Get in touch

Registration

Registration for our 2024 Summer Camps is now open!

We do not have a registration deadline: please note places are limited and they are assigned on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

 

  • 1. Fill in an online Registration Form for each Camp participant:
  • 2. You will receive an automatic email from us stating that we have received your registration form. If that were not the case, something has gone wrong: do contact us so that we can help you!
  • 3. We will get in touch with you to confirm your place or places in the Camp and send you both our banking details, for Registration Fee payment, and other practical welcome information.
  • 4. Remaining fees should be made payable before June 1.