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Alphabet International Summer Junior Camps

Address: Via degli Scipioni, 175, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Alphabet International Summer Junior Camps

  • Age of students: 6-17 years
  • Dates: June 16 - July 20 (arrivals on Sundays, departures on Saturdays)
  • Course duration: 1-5 weeks
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence
  • Language learning: English.

Alphabet International Camps (Alphabet Children's Language Camp) offers exciting and modern summer vacation programs for students from all over the world: this is the perfect option for easy learning, based on the principle of full language immersion. Academic activities and exciting adventures, a rich extracurricular program and an international composition of students - a proven recipe for a memorable and rewarding summer!

Programs are available for students from 6 to 17 years old depending on their subject (for details, see the description of each course). The camp administration takes into account that for many students this is the first experience of being independently abroad, so they are doing everything to create a relaxed family atmosphere, care and respect for each child.

The location of the camp deserves special mention: this is the most beautiful ancient region of Umbria (central Italy) a couple of hours drive from Rome. Beautiful old architecture, surrounded by a green reserve, mild, warm and stable climate throughout the year and the richest cultural heritage will be the companions of everyone who comes to Alphabet International Camps for the summer holidays.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Alphabet International Summer Junior Camps

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
14.06.2020 -18.07.2020
6-12
from 1 200 € / week

Course discovery

  • Dates: June 16-22, June 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20
  • Age of participants: 6-12 years.

One of the basic variants of the summer camp, designed for younger students (6-12 years old).

The academic program of the English language implies 18 hours daily and is aimed at improving all key language competencies:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Listening (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active vocabulary expansion)
  • Writing
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improving communication skills.

All teachers are native speakers: before the start of classes, they conduct an introductory test, which distributes stuednts according to their level of knowledge by specific groups.

The extracurricular program is aimed at disclosing the personal talents and abilities of students , increasing their self-confidence, and, of course, acquaintance with the unique culture of Italy:

  • Fascinating lectures on Etruscan history, Italian and Roman mythology
  • Archaeological excavations
  • Sports events and tournaments: football, softball, volleyball, basketball
  • Swimming in the pool
  • Team games and evening events, etc.

Cost of stay in a children's camp:

  1. Discovery (6-12 years old):
  • Week = € 1100
  • 2 weeks = 1950 €
  • 3 weeks = 2700 €.
28.06.2020 -25.07.2020
12-17
from 1 300 € / week

Summer adventure camp (Outdoor Exploration)

  • Dates: June 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20
  • Age of participants: 12-16 years.

This course is deservedly considered one of the best, the most balanced in Italy and Europe: this is a great combination of effective teaching English extra-curricular team events. Native speakers (teachers and educators) communicate 100% of their time with students in English, so that a full language immersion will help you progress quickly and very easily.

The academic course is designed for 12 lessons per week: the program is comprehensive, so that due attention will be paid to each language aspect:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Listening (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active vocabulary expansion)
  • Writing
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improving communication skills.

The program has its own theme: on the basis of courses at the renowned University of Cambridge, students will discuss topics related to the nature and protection of ecology, and environmental consumption.

The extracurricular program will help you quickly find new friends, show your talents and spend time with pleasure and benefit:

  • Parties and holidays, cozy evenings around the fire, joint screenings on the veranda
  • Beach soccer and volleyball, team games and sports days
  • Water fun and swimming in the pool
  • Mountain bike
  • Hiking on the hills (trekking), the basics of mountaineering + night expedition
  • Rafting on the threshold river with an experienced instructor
  • Orienteering skills.

Cost of stay in a children's camp:

  1. Adventures (for 12-16 years old):
  • Week = 1200 €
  • 2 weeks = € 2250
  • 3 weeks = 3300 €.
28.06.2020 -18.07.2020
12-17
from 1 600 € / week

The course "Marine Quest"

  • Dates: June 3 - July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20.
  • Age of participants: 13-17 years old.

An amazing program with living on a real ship at sea! During the two-week course, the older group of teenagers (13-17 years old) under the guidance of experienced specialists will swim along the islands and the coast of Italy:

  • The port city of Nettuno, where the ships will be moored "Bavaria"
  • Pontic Islands and part of the National Park "Circeo" (arranged snorkeling - snorkeling)
  • Ventotene Island and the ancient Roman port
  • Ischia Island and Neapolitan Pizzeria Dinner
  • Capri Island
  • Visit to the Blue Grotto
  • Amalfi Cruise (Positano Parking)
  • Visit the ancient city of Pompeii and return to Nettuno.

This is an excellent training for physical strength and endurance, leadership skills and effective teamwork. Under the guidance of an experienced captain and skipper, students will study the structure of the ship and the possibilities of its work (all in English, therefore the introductory requirement requires knowledge not lower than B1), enjoy unique landscapes and fresh, clean sea air, stunning sunsets and the beauty of coastal Italy.

Accommodation, housing and food

For students of summer programs there are several residences for living: each is a beautiful old manor surrounded by forests and gardens. Children are accommodated in rooms for 2-4 people (with their own bathroom), daily cleaning is organized, and educators and administrators live literally at arm's length and are always ready to come to the aid of any questions. The specific residence is determined by the theme of the selected program:

  1. Discovery Course - Agrincontri and Cerqueto Campuses

The first is an old building (about 1700 year of construction), fully adapted and modernized to modern standards. It includes 12 comfortable rooms, a large dining room and a chimney living room, and the surrounding area boasts a private pool, gardens, garden and lake (deer are often strolling along the shore), sports fields and playgrounds.

Cerqueto is not lagging behind in historical and architectural significance (the manor was built in 1600: in a classic mansion, modernized according to modern technology and surrounded by olive trees, there were 18 rooms for living, a beautiful dining room with an open veranda, and in the territory you can find a swimming pool, garden , sports fields and a large hall for general events.

  1. Adventure Course - Torre Burchio

Located on the hills of Umbria, the estate Torre Burchio (built approximately in 1800, served as a hunting lodge) is surrounded by green protected forests and offers students 17 comfortable bedrooms (private bathrooms), two spacious dining rooms (covered and al fresco), a living room with a pool table and a spacious area for events. Of course, the external equipment of the territory does not lag behind: students have access to the pool, volleyball and football fields (including the beach), etc.

  1. The course "Sea Quest" - ships "Bavaria"

One of the most unusual accommodation options awaits the participants of the Marine Quest: in the port of Nettuno (about an hour drive from Rome) two cozy ships moored for them:

  • "Bavaria 50" - 5 double cabins, 3 bathrooms with shower;
  • "Bavaria 46" - 4 double cabins, 2 bathrooms with shower.

Since the duration of this program is limited to 2 weeks, there are no more than 8 students at a time on each ship. Special desalination devices have been installed (there is always fresh, clean drinking water), a modern kitchen, a cozy outdoor dining area and a lounge for relaxing (lounge).

 

For boys and girls in the children's camp there are separate apartments, and the decoration and design of each room have been specially tailored to the tastes of the visitors of the children's camp.

Three meals per day - fresh, healthy, varied - will allow you to get acquainted with the best dishes of Italian and European cuisine, which will prepare professional chefs from proven, environmentally friendly products.

Events Alphabet International Summer Junior Camps

The camp is carefully thought out and makes an extracurricular program so that it serves as recreation, entertainment for students, and helps to consolidate the acquired skills and knowledge (mainly language through constant communication).

  • Football
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball (including beach)
  • Billiards tournaments
  • Tug of war
  • Relay and Games
  • Theater skits
  • Fun quests
  • Joint film screenings in the evenings
  • Campfire gatherings
  • Treasure Hunt Games and much more.

Additionally, you can add interesting excursions to the extracurricular program and go to Rome, Florence or ancient Pompeii. These trips are paid additionally (price - from 180 euros, the price includes guide services and entrances to museums, lunch and drinking water, transfers). The trips take a whole day (usually Sunday) and are accompanied by a camp officer.

Advantages

  • The highest level of safety and care for children, qualified experienced staff
  • Strong academic program: courses are accredited by relevant organizations, and the school itself also works as a certified Cambridge ESOL exam center
  • Warm, family atmosphere
  • Beautiful picturesque campus
  • The international composition of both students and teachers
  • Opportunity to learn in the classic American camp in the hospitable Italy.

Equipment Alphabet International Summer Junior Camps

The summer camp is very well located in a picturesque, almost protected area (the total area of the reserve reaches 600 hectares) - students will be surrounded by green groves, beautiful gardens and clean lakes, ponds. This is the center of Italy: from the Umbria region to get to the capital of Rome in 1.5-2 hours.

For classes (academic and elective, entertainment, sports) on the territory prepared everything you need:

  • Sports fields and grounds: for individual education and team games
  • Special venues for outdoor events (and indoor)
  • Pool
  • Cozy olive terraces for relaxation
  • Buildings - beautiful old mansions (for living, studying, etc.)
  • Tennis courts
  • Football Fields
  • Basketball and volleyball courts (including beach)
  • Comfortable, modern classroom.

The architecture of the campus deserves special mention: these are magnificent medieval pieces of rural, suburban life. For example, the main building was rebuilt from a large hunting lodge, built in the 19th century - and today it has electricity and running water, a living room, a dining room and 17 cozy bedrooms.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Selecting the desired program, pay attention to the dates of each:

  • Discovery: June 16-22, June 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20
  • Adventure Camp: June 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20
  • "Marine Quest": June 3-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20.

The cost of stay in the stuednts camp depends entirely on the selected program and its duration:

  1. Discovery (6-12 years old):
  • Week = € 1100
  • 2 weeks = 1950 €
  • 3 weeks = 2700 €.
  1. Adventures (for 12-16 years old):
  • Week = 1200 €
  • 2 weeks = € 2250
  • 3 weeks = 3300 €.
  1. Sea quest (13-17 years old):
  • Week = 1500 €
  • 2 weeks = 2800 €.

This price already includes:

  • Curriculum (minimum 12 lessons per week)
  • Necessary manuals, books and materials
  • Accommodation and meals (residence, full board)
  • Leisure and sports activities on the program
  • Laundry service
  • Additional equipment, supplies or equipment for optional classes.

The specified price is not included and is charged separately:

  • Consular fee = 35 €
  • Round trip
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Optional excursion, entertainment and activities, for example: a trip to Rome / Florence = 180 €, to Pompeii = 230 €
  • Medical insurance = from 10 € / week.

We indicate the average cost of transfer:

 

From / to airport Fiumicino

From / to the airport Peruga

From / to Rome Station or another part of the city of Rome

Arrival transfer time

10: 00-14: 00

10: 00-14: 00

10: 00-12: 30

Departure transfer time

15: 00-19: 00

13: 00-18: 00

15: 30-17: 30

Cost (one way)

85 €

70 €

65 €

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 85 EUR
  • Medical insurance 10 EUR
  • Consular fee 35 EUR

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Hello! Interested in a children's language camp (10 years, English) for two weeks from June 16, 2019. Interested in the exact location. Nuances And what is needed?
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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- 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.
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