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8-16 years - Scotland - Residence | Summer Camp

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Programme Summary:

  • Ages 8-16
  • Residence accommodation
  • Homely and welcoming environment
  • Rich activity programme
  • Youth-oriented supervision
  • Classes in small groups

Destination

Loch Long

Loch Long, in the heart of Scotland's Trossachs National Park, is a dream destination for adventurers. Divers enjoy coming here to explore its mysterious waters. The village of Arrochar located near its head is popular among hikers for its great geographical location (only one hour from Glasgow) and breathtaking landscapes.

This simply is a wonderful site for a summer and adventure camp!

The Summer camp

Our summer camp offers a quality, international and homely environment to youngsters looking for adventure and to develop new English skills. Run by the Ritchie family, this camp ensures a nurturing, personal experience to each student. Accommodation, lessons and activities are held on the site, which incldes a private beach on the banks of the Loch Long.

Accreditations: British Council (BAC)

Programme

Adventure English (ages 8-16)

This is the classic program offered by the school. Including:

  • 15 hours of English lessons per week
  • 15 hours of Adventure Activities
  • One half-day project-based lesson on British culture
  • One half-day excursion
  • Exciting evening activity programme
  • Two full-day excursions

Language level: beginner to advanced

100% Adventure (ages 12-16)

For those who already have a high level of English, the school offers a 100% activity programme.

  • Two half-day sessions per day (or one full day adventure)
  • One half-day project-based lesson on British culture
  • One half-day excursion
  • Exciting evening activity programme
  • Two full-day excursions

Language level: B1

Both programmes can of course be combined (1 week of Adventure English, 1 week of 100% Adventure).

Activities and events during your stay

A wide range of outdoor activities are organised throughout the Summer Camp. From novices in the outdoors, to experienced explorers, there is an adventure activity to suit everyone!

Some of the many afternoon activities available includes:

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Climbing
  • Gorge Walking
  • Mountain and Forest Adventure
  • Canyoning
  • Raft Building
  • Etc...

Evening activities:

  • Scottish Nights
  • Fashion Shows
  • Friday Night Parties
  • Loch Lomond Boat Trips
  • Etc.

In addition to these activities, there are full-day excursions at the weekend (stays of more than 2 weeks).

Excursions available:

  • Visit of Edinburgh
  • Visit of Stirling
  • Visit of Glasgow
  • Visit of Inverary
  • Day trip to Loch Lomond
  • West Coast of Scotland Tour
  • Etc...

Supervision

Children are supervised 24h/24.

  • During school time : 1 teacher for max. 12 students
  • During the activities : 2 groupe leaders for max. 10 children
  • On the campus : an average of 1 adults for 3 children

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided in the school residence, in 4 to 10-bedded rooms with full board.

Features:

  • Children of a similar age in the same rooms
  • Shared bathrooms and toilets
  • Same gender dormitories
  • 24/7 staff supervision
  • Bed linen provided

Services and facilities available:

  • Common room
  • Dining room
  • Laundry (weekly laundry on Sunday)
  • Well equipped classrooms
  • Private beach
  • Tuck shop (for sweets and souvenirs)
  • Computer area with Internet access
  • Well equipped stores for all specialist outdoor equipment

Dates & Prices 2019

Dates 2019

The programmes are available for a duration of 1 to 8 weeks.

Stays take place from Sunday to Saturday, from June 23 to August 17, 2019.

ATTENTION: this programme is fully booked from June 23 to July 13 and from August 11 to 17 2019

Prices 2019

Prices include:

  • Your chosen programme
  • Residence accommodation, full board
  • Activity and excursion programme as described
  • Course materials
  • Transfer to/from Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport
  • Weekly laundry service (on Sunday)
  • 24/7 staff supervision
  • AHISS t-shirt
  • End of course certificate
  • All taxes and enrolment fees

Prices do not include:

  • Flights to/from Scotland
  • Airport transfers outside of scheduled days (£75 per journey)

Practical Information

Travel

Arrivals: Sunday

Departures: Saturday

Arrival airports :

  • Glasgow (GLA)
  • Edinburgh (EDI)

Notes:

  • Some airlines, such as Ryanair do not allow children under 16 years travelling unaccompanied by an adult and do not offer the service UM (Unaccompanied Minor). It is therefore important to check with the company chosen before booking.
  • Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course (around 4 days after payment has been made).

Documents to bring

  • Valid ID card or passport
  • Permission to travel for minors (not necessary with a passport), to be requested from local council.

Visa Information

Do you need a visa for this programme? For more information about this, see our page Visa Information.

Don't hesitate to contact us by email or telephone if you need any additional information.

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