Alpadia Engelberg (Summer Camp Alpadia Engelberg) - a prestigious institution for children and adolescents, located in Switzerland in the commune Engelberg. It is part of the extensive international network Alpadia Language Schools, which has offices in Switzerland, Germany, England, France. The school has accreditations and membership in prestigious organizations:
The camp offers quality courses in English and German, accompanied by active extra-curricular activities. Children and teenagers learn in a comfortable and cozy environment and feel at home, find here like-minded people and new friends. The campus is located in the very center of Engelberg and occupies a unique building of the monastery of the XII century - it has everything for a comfortable life and study.
Summer camp is ideal for children and teenagers who want to improve their English or German skills, relax, make new friends and get a lot of pleasant experiences!
The program is designed for children and adolescents from any country in the world with any level of language skills, starting from elementary. Duration is determined according to the need and can be 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 weeks. Three different types of courses are available:
Lessons are held in small groups, which allows paying maximum attention to each student and explaining all the issues that cause difficulties. Classes are built around the main sections of linguistics:
Particular attention is paid to the skills of communication and communication, the ability to correctly use the language in everyday life. Fast and high-quality progress is facilitated by a unique system of full immersion - children constantly practice English not only in class, but also during extracurricular activities. Teachers have exceptionally high level of qualification and are able to find an individual approach to each child, help to discover and develop their talents. The timetable is made in such a way that children can study and rest. Lessons usually take place from morn till lunchtime from Monday to Friday, and the afternoons are devoted to sports, creativity, and in the evenings various events are organized on the campus. Excursions are usually held on Saturday (half day) and Sunday (full day). In each lesson, time is allocated for discussing current affairs and events, which further expands the horizons and communication skills.
In general, thanks to the high quality of the programs and the professionalism of the teachers, the level of the language rises and the most important communication skills, interactions in everyday life in the English-speaking society develop.
The cost of participation in the summer camp (English + rest and activities):
1) Standard course (20 lessons per week):
2) Intensive course (25 lessons per week):
3) The course "Standard + individual lessons": the price consists of the cost of a standard course + 300CHF for every 5 individual lessons.
The summer camp with the German language is designed for children aged 10 to 17 years with any level of knowledge. Participants on arrival at the camp undergo a test to determine the level and are assigned to the appropriate groups. The length of the course depends on the needs and preferences: you can fully learn and relax for 1 week, or you can enjoy a summer adventure lasting a whole month. Children - both in the camp, and during events and field trips - are always under supervision, employees 100% guarantee security. Teaching German is conducted at an exceptional level: all teachers are highly qualified and have extensive experience working with foreign students and children. There are three courses offered:
3. Integrated "Standard course + Individual lessons":
Training is conducted in small groups, which allows you to devote a lot of time to each student and explain many difficult topics and questions (you can also choose a course with additional individual lessons, which greatly expands opportunities). Classes are conducted according to a special methodology and include the main sections of linguistics + special modules:
Rapid progress is achieved, among other things, by a system of full language immersion - children communicate around the clock in German: in class, and during events, excursions. Classes are held in the morning hours (from Monday to Friday), after-dinner and evening time is devoted to extra-curricular activities, sports, creativity, on weekends there are guided tours and trips. In the classroom, the children discuss the current affairs, the places they visited, share their impressions of what they saw - this helps them to build their speech correctly and clearly state their thoughts.
Thanks to the high professionalism of employees and quality programs, progress in language is noticeable even after a short week course. The camp participants get a lot of pleasant impressions, gain strength and get new friends from all over the world!
The cost of the summer camp ("German + rest and activities"):
3) Comprehensive (standard + individual lessons): the cost of the standard course + 300CHF for individual lessons per week (5 lessons).
Students are accommodated in the rooms located in the same building as the classrooms. The premises are very spacious and comfortable: the students live in single or double rooms with the necessary set of furniture, appliances and a washbasin. The bathrooms are shared and are located on each floor.
Meals are arranged on the principle of a full board, different diets and special plans are available.
Various activities and excursions make your stay in the camp interesting and fascinating, help you to spend your summer vacations fun and useful. There are two types of extracurricular activity:
Standard is included in the basic price of the course and contains sports, creative and cultural events, the possibility of active language practice in an entertaining pastime with their peers and new friends. Available sports:
Additional, except for the above items, includes unique classes, held three times a week - these types are not included in the basic cost and are paid separately. Types of activity "Premium +":
Cost of additional activity (per week):
The institution occupies a unique building of the monastery of the 12th century, completely restored and restored and under special protection of the state. The building is equipped with the latest technology: all modern communications, Internet and television, cleaning and air-conditioning systems have been installed. Campus includes:
Classes are held in June, July and August, lasting from 1 to 5 weeks. Beginning of classes: check-in is on Sunday, departure on Saturday.
Tuition (with accommodation and meals):
The number of weeks and the cost in Swiss francs (CHF)
The cost of individual lessons: from 300CHF / 5 lessons.
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| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.