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12 - 17 yrs - Germany - Host family | Summer Camp

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Learn German in Germany!

  • Ages 12-17
  • From 2 weeks
  • Cultural and social activity programme
  • All language levels, except complete beginners
  • Homestay with full board

Aschaffenburg

Summer Camp in Aschaffenburg (ages 12-16)

Aschaffenburg is tucked away next to pristine hilly woodland in the corner of Lower Franconia, a short journey from Frankfurt. It boasts impressive medieval and Renaissance architecture - Johannesburg Castle is just one example - and warm, balmy weather.

Events and festivals are organized year-round and shopaholics will also enjoy the 700 boutiques dotted around the city.

Activities and events during your stay

You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities, 4 afternoons per week. Two-week stays include one day trip on Saturdays. You will spend Sunday with your host family. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Bowling
  • Guided tour
  • Mini-golf
  • Weekly day trip on Saturday

Courses on offer

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German courses: the basics

  • Ages 12-16
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-4 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay

    • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per week

    Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

    Language level: elementary-upper intermediate (A1-B2)

Homestay

Shared room, shared bathroom, full board.

  • Travel time to the summer camp: Host families usually live under 45 minutes' travel time from the camp (by public transport).
  • Bedlinens/towels provided
  • Laundry: once every 2 weeks

Optional extra:

  • Single room

Students share a room with another camper from a different country.

Potsdam

Summer Camp in Potsdam (ages 12-16)

Potsdam, located just west of Berlin, is steeped in history - home to Frederick the Great's royal residence, Sanssouci, the city was also damaged almost beyond repair in World War II before the Iron Curtain fell between it and the West.

Today, Potsdam is a lively town with activities catering to all tastes: wend your way along the Havel river on a beautifully preserved steamboat and visit the city's msueums, such as Fluxus+, the modern art museum. Cinema buffs will get a kick out of the Babelsberg studios, the oldest of their kind in Europe, as well as the Babelsberg Filmpark.

Activities and events during your stay

You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities, 4 afternoons per week. Two-week stays include one day trip on Saturdays. You will spend Sunday with your host family. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Bowling
  • Guided tour
  • Mini-golf
  • Weekly day trip on Saturday

Courses on offer

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German courses: the basics

  • Ages 12-16
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-4 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay

    • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per week

    Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

    Language level: elementary-upper intermediate (A1-B2)

Homestay

Shared room, shared bathroom, full board.

  • Travel time to the summer camp: Host families usually live under 45 minutes' travel time from the camp (by public transport).
  • Bedlinens/towels provided
  • Laundry: once every 2 weeks

Optional extra:

  • Single room

Students share a room with another camper from a different country.

Nuremberg

Summer Camp in Nuremberg (ages 14-17)

Nuremberg is a cultural and historic stronghold in Germany, and for centuries was the preferred royal residence for German kings. They poured their riches into this Bavarian town, building castles and churches galore. Examples of these architectural delights can still be seen today. Nuremberg also played a key part in the Second World War and it was here that the trials were held following the armistice.

Today, Nuremburg is a modern city buzzing with activity, with cafes, restaurants and upmarket shops lining the streets between the churches and palaces.

Activities and events during your stay

You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities, 4 afternoons per week. Two-week stays include one day trip on Saturdays. You will spend Sunday with your host family. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Bowling
  • Guided tour
  • Mini-golf
  • Weekly day trip on Saturday

Courses on offer

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German courses: the basics

  • Ages 14-17
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-5 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay

    • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per week

    Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

    Language level: elementary-upper intermediate (A1-B2)

Homestay

Shared room, shared bathroom, full board.

  • Travel time to the summer camp: Host families usually live under 45 minutes' travel time from the camp (by public transport).
  • Bedlinens/towels provided
  • Laundry: once every 2 weeks

Optional extra:

  • Single room

Students share a room with another camper from a different country.

Cologne

Summer Camp in Cologne (ages 14-17)

Germany's most popular tourist destination has much more to offer than just the goregous filigree spires and towering facade of its world-famous cathedral - the city is synonymous with joie de vivre and the arts, with museums a-plenty as well as a broad range of dining, shopping and entertainment options. There's a different architectural curiosity on every corner, from crumbling Roman walls to angular postwar buildings.

The peace and quiet of the Rhine riverbanks offer a respite from the buzz in the summertime, and Cologne's many museums are also a great way to discover the city's history at your own pace.

Activities and events during your stay

You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities, 4 afternoons per week. Two-week stays include one day trip on Saturdays. You will spend Sunday with your host family. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Bowling
  • Guided tour
  • Mini-golf
  • Weekly day trip on Saturday

Courses on offer

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German courses: the basics

  • Ages 14-17
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-7 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay

    • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per week

    Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

    Language level: elementary-upper intermediate (A1-B2)

Homestay

Shared room, shared bathroom, full board.

  • Travel time to the summer camp: Host families usually live under 45 minutes' travel time from the camp (by public transport).
  • Bedlinens/towels provided
  • Laundry: once every 2 weeks

Optional extra:

  • Single room

Students share a room with another camper from a different country.

Wiesbaden

Summer Camp in Wiesbaden (ages 14-17)

Beautiful Wiesbaden boasts both thermal waters and rolling meadows, and in the city itself the grand neoclassical architecture can't fail to impress. From its invigorating waters to long strolls and upmarket shopping and dining options, Wiesbaden is a must for German culture lovers.

Activities and events during your stay

You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities, 4 afternoons per week. Two-week stays include one day trip on Saturdays. You will spend Sunday with your host family. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Bowling
  • Guided tour
  • Mini-golf
  • Weekly day trip on Saturday

Courses on offer

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German courses: the basics

  • Ages 14-17
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-7 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay

  • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per week

    Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

    Language level: elementary-upper intermediate (A1-B2)

  • Intensive Course: 24 General German lessons per week

    You will follow the *standard course of 20 lessons** plus 4 lessons per week from 13h00 to 14h30, on Tuesday and Thursday.

Homestay

Shared room, shared bathroom, full board.

  • Travel time to the summer camp: Host families usually live under 45 minutes' travel time from the camp (by public transport).
  • Bedlinens/towels provided
  • Laundry: once every 2 weeks

Optional extra:

  • Single room

Students share a room with another camper from a different country.

Dates & Prices 2016

Dates 2016

Most courses start every Monday (exceptions are outlined below.) On Bank Holiday Mondays, lessons start on Tuesdays.

  • Aschaffenburg and Potsdam: 26/06-23/07/2016 (26/06, 3/07, 10/07)

    • Nuremberg: 26/06-30/07/2016 (26/06, 3/07, 10/07, 17/07)

    • Cologne and Wiesbaden: 19/06-06/08 (19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07)

Prices 2016

Programme prices -

Includes lessons, accommodation, meals as described, all taxes and enrolment fees.

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Programme price, homestay, shared room
DurationAll destinations, except WiesbadenWiesbaden (20 lessons)Wiesbaden (24 lessons)
2 weeks1,090 €1,090 €1,190 €
3 weeks1,635 €1,635 €1,785 €
4 weeks2,160 €2,160 €2,360 €
Additional week540 €540 €590 €
Extras
Additional night85 €
Single room (per week)85 €
Transfers (per journey)
Aschaffenburg (Frankfurt FRA)70 €
Cologne (CGN)70 €
Cologne (Dusseldorf DUS)150 €
Potsdam (Berlin TXL/SXF)70 €
Wiesbaden (Frankfurt FRA) 70 €
Nuremberg (NUE)70 €
Nuremberg ( Munich MUC)150 €
Nearest train station25 €
Extra if transfer between 20:00 & 8:0035 €
Extra if travelling as UM35 €

Prices include:

  • Your chosen course
  • Homestay accommodation, shared room, full board
  • Course materials
  • Placement test on the first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay
  • Activities (including entrance fees and transport)
  • Local public transport pass
  • All taxes and enrolment fees

Prices do not include:

  • Travel to your chosen destination
  • Transfers
  • Optional extras
  • Insurance

Practical Information

Travel

Arrivals: Sunday (12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)

Departures: Saturday (8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

  • Arrival airports and train stations:

  • Aschaffenburg

    • Frankfurt Airport (FRA): 1 hour (train)
  • Potsdam
    • Berlin Airport (TXL): 45 minutes (train)
    • Berlin Airport (SXF): 55 minutes (train)
  • Nuremberg
    • Nuremberg Airport (NUE): 13 minutes (train)
    • Munich Airport(MUC): 2 hours 10 minutes (train)
  • Cologne
    • Cologne Airport (CGN): 15 minutes (train)
    • Dusseldorf Airport (DUS): 40 minutes (train)
  • Wiesbaden
    • Frankfurt Airport (FRA): 40 minutes (train)

*Transfers available on request** (fees apply, see price list)

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course.

Visa Information

You might need a visa for this course. For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.