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8 - 17 yrs - Malta | Summer Camp

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Programme Summary:

  • Holiday courses (Easter, Summer and October half term)
  • Ages 8-12 and 13-17 yrs
  • Full board Homestay or Residence accommodation
  • Activities & excursions organised by the school
  • Duration: from 1 to 8 weeks, arrival on Sunday or Wednesday
  • Naturally beautiful and historically interesting surroundings

Programme

Our summer camp in Malta runs April to October and is open to international students aged 8-12 and 13-17 years.

The programme includes 20 English lessons per week as well as a complete, fully supervised sports and recreational activity programme and excursions.

To be able to join this programme, campers must have at least one year's priory study of English.

Course

Participants follow a programme of 20 lessons (45 minutes each) of English per week, Monday to Friday, mornings or afternoons.

Lessons take place in an International atmosphere aiming to improve English language skills through conversation (role-plays, discussions, etc.), listening and reading exercises and some writing tasks adapted to the participants ages.

In groups for advanced students, participants are introduced to politics, culture or other relevant current topics.

Students will take a placement test upon arrival and will be placed in their appropriate level, from beginner to Advanced.

Each class holds a maximum of 15 students.

Activities

The school staff organise a daily programme including sports, cultural or social activities. Evening activities are also organised such as:

  • Welcome party (each week)
  • Comino Boat Cruise (in the evening)
  • Malta Experience Tour
  • Blue Grotto Tour
  • Visit to Valletta, Mdina, Rabat
  • International Party (each week)
  • Beach walks
  • Theatre
  • Open-air disco
  • Barbecue
  • Sports: football, beach volleyball etc.

Possibility to register at school for other sports: bowling, diving, horse riding or tennis.

Destination

Discover Malta

Malta is a spectacular island located in the middle of the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean and is the perfect place to study English all year round. Its Mediterranean climate, gorgeous bays and tranquil villages make it a haven of serenity. If you're looking for something more active, Malta also boasts a rich and lengthy history, bars, shops and restaurants galore and buzzing nightlife.

English is one of the two official languages on the island, stemming from two centuries of British rule. Malta's most-read paper is the English-language Malta Times, and the Maltese drive on the left. Our Maltese teachers are all native English speakers specialised and qualified to teach English to foreign students.

Malta most probably offers the best compromise between relaxing leisure and serious language learning.

The school

Founded in 1985, our partner school IELS welcomes students from all over the world and offers an international atmosphere. .

The school is located in Sliema, a cosmopolitan seaside resort located 5 Km from the capital Valletta and right next to the seafront promenade which takes the local population towards the numerous restaurants, bars, cafés and clubs of the St-Julian district.

The school buildings include bright, air conditioned classrooms, a library, a cafeteria and an Internet café enabling students to stay in touch with their family and friends during their stay. Wifi access and Internet café are at students disposal.

The school is member of FELTOM, an association approved by the Maltese Ministry of Education.

Accommodation

Participants are offered to use either Homestay or Residence accommodation.

  • Homestay

All our host families are carefully selected by the school staff. They are all native English speakers and provide the students with the best possible opportunity to practice their English in a real warm and authentic environment.

Most of the host families live around Sliema / St.Julians / Swieqi ; others are located in the surrounding villages of San Gwann, Msida, Ta/Xbiex, Naxxar, Lija, Balzan and Attard.

Accommodation is usually in double room (sometimes triple room) including full board.

  • Residence

Alternatively, students can opt to stay in one of our residences. We cannot guarantee one residence in particular, but two people of the same sex who book at the same time will always be able to stay together in the same residence.

A €50 refundable security deposit will be asked for on arrival. The accommodation has 3 or 4 bedded rooms including full board. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities. Residences are within walking distance from the school.

Wifi connection is available at minor additional cost.

Prices & Dates 2017

Dates 2017

Stays take place from Sunday to Sunday or from Wednesday to Wednesday (more flexible in July-August as flights are often fully booked upon weekends).

For 13-17 year old, stays take place during the following periods:

  • Easter: 01/04 - 23/04 : 1 or 2 weeks
  • Spring: 03/06 - 17/06 : 1 or 2 weeks
  • Summer: 17/06 - 10/09 : 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks.
  • October half-term: 07/10 - 05/11 : 1 or 2 weeks

For 8-12 year olds, stays take place during summer only (from 8 July to 20 August)

Bank holidays (No lessons take place nor are caught up on the following days): 14/04, 07/06, 29/06, 15/08, 08/09.

Programme prices -

Includes all taxes and enrolment fees

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For 8-12 years old - Summer only
Lessons & Residence accommodation, shared room, full-boardPrice
1 week795 €
2 weeks1,425 €
3 weeks2,095 €
4 weeks2,795 €
13-17 years old - Not during summer
Lessons and Homestay accommodation, shared room, full-boardPrice
1 week465 €
2 weeks845 €
13-17 years old - Summer only
Lessons & accommodation, shared room, full-boardHomestayResidence
1 week580 €745 €
2 weeks1,050 €1,320 €
3 weeks1,555 €1,940 €
4 weeks2,075 €2,540 €
Extras
UM (unaccompanied minors) roundtrip transfer (both ways) 100 €

An additional fee of €50 per week is applicable for any special dietary requirements.

Prices include:

  • English lessons
  • Accommodation (Homestay or Residence - Shared room)
  • Full-board
  • Administrative fees
  • Course materials and books
  • Activity programme
  • Supervision
  • Roundtrip (arrival & departure) transfers from airport to accommodation

Prices do not include:

  • Flights to and from Malta
  • Optional insurances

Practical Info

Transport

  • Arrival Airport: Malta International Airport (MLA)

  • Free roundtrip transfer offered from airport to accommodation and return

When booking your flights, make sure to arrive the Sunday prior to course start and leave the Saturday following the end of the course (as much as possible).

Please note: Do not make any travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in the 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 email or phone if you require any additional information.

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