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EC Cambridge Summer Camp

Address: 61 Burleigh St, Cambridge CB1 1DG, United Kingdom
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description EC Cambridge Summer Camp

  • Year of foundation: 1983;
  • Location: Cambridge, UK;
  • Age: 13-17 years old;
  • Type of facility: summer camp;
  • Type of accommodation: host family or residence;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Type of training: mixed.

Children's summer camp EC Cambridge is not just a camp for children and teenagers, but also a prestigious English language learning center for international students. Summer school in England is the best way to combine leisure and study, because Cambridge is a famous campus, where there are many schools and universities. The EC Cambridge Children's Summer Camp is one of the TOP popular places where children spend summer holidays from 13 to 17 years old, and the UK is considered one of the most developed modern countries with unlimited possibilities.

For international children, the best language programs are available with effective teaching methods; teachers work with students who have many years of experience. During the summer holidays, camp participants are preparing for language exams, increasing the general level of knowledge of English.

Upon admission, everyone takes an entrance test to determine the level of knowledge of English, so for the time spent in the summer camp, students' progress can be visually assessed: it is necessary to draw up an individual training program and assign it to groups to demonstrate the learning results in the language course at the end.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in EC Cambridge Summer Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
12-17
from 915 £ / week

Quick overview: The school provides an opportunity for international students to independently choose the duration and intensity of English language courses. The average duration of the program is 2-3 weeks, but not less than 1 week, and the intensity is from 20 to 30 lessons weekly. Classes are held in small groups of up to 15 people in two shifts, because teachers have the opportunity to pay attention to each student.

In the summer language camp for children and adolescents, teachers use modern methods and ways of learning: classes are held in a relaxed atmosphere, where the primary attention is paid to conversational skills.

Main advantages of the educational course for international students:

  • Expanding vocabulary;
  • Idioms;
  • Quick reading and writing;
  • Express own thoughts in English;
  • Perceive fluency by ear.

Quick overview:

  • Online courses in mini-groups with native speakers;
  • Students have access to the learning platform.

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation of international students during a visit to a summer camp is carried out in host families selected by the school administration or at the residence of Jesus College, located 15 minutes away from the school. Living in a school residence allows students to communicate with peers all day long and make new friends, immerse themselves in an international environment.

Families that host school students take care of their guests and create all the necessary conditions for comfortable living. Usually the child in the family has breakfast and dinner, and dines at the camp. The administration of the summer camp selects families in areas as close as possible to the school in order to reduce travel time. In his free time, the child can spend with the host family, travel with them, have fun: spending time together allows student to immerse in the cultural environment of a real English family.

For children and adolescents a full three meals a day are organized, and snacks can be carried out in a cafe located on the school grounds.

Events EC Cambridge Summer Camp

The main goal of the EC Cambridge summer camp for children is rest during the holidays: in addition to studying, students spend most of their time at leisure and active leisure. According to the feedback from students, they still have vivid impressions of visiting the summer camp, largely due to the rich entertainment program.

List of leisure activities during free time:

  • Sports activities;
  • Visit a music studio;
  • Group sports games;
  • Intellectual quiz;
  • Creative concerts;
  • Talent show;
  • Classes in theater and dance studios;
  • Boating on the river;
  • Parties and discos.

Every child will find something to do to his liking, many discover new talents in themselves precisely when they visit circles of interests.

The cultural and entertainment program for children in the camp is designed so that international students can get to know the culture of England and visit key attractions. Some tours are organized for the whole day, but most often they take half a day and are held on school days.

Approximate list of excursions:

  • London;
  • Oxford;
  • Great Yarmouth;
  • King's College;
  • Shopping at the Grand Arcade;
  • Stonehenge;
  • Brighton.

Equipment EC Cambridge Summer Camp

In Cambridge, all educational institutions are equipped with modern equipment, and the summer camp for children of EC Cambridge is no exception - it has everything  for education, leisure, entertainment and active leisure.

Infrastructure of EC Cambridge camp:

  • Library;
  • Self-study audience;
  • Computer classes with Internet access;
  • Gym;
  • Sports grounds;
  • Cozy living room;
  • Cafe;
  • Class with audio equipment.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Periods of educational programs:

  • June 15 - August 17 (living in a host family);
  • July 6 - August 17 (stay in student residence);
  • June 17 - August 16 (without accommodation).

Arrival and departure for children is carried out on Saturdays, the school organizes a group transfer.

Tuition fee includes:

  • 20 English lessons;
  • Accommodation;
  • Educational materials;
  • Entertainment;
  • Excursions;
  • Entrance test.

  Additional charges:

  • Air tickets in both directions;
  • Accompanying the child for the flight;
  • Guardian services if necessary;
  • Private transfer;
  • Exam Preparation Program;
  • Extra lessons;
  • Mandatory Medical Insurance;
  • Translation of required documents;
  • Visa fees;
  • Pocket money.

Extra fees:

  • One way transfer - Heathrow 152 GBP
  • One way transfer - Gatwick 184 GBP
  • One way transfer - Luton 106 GBP
  • One way transfer - Stansted 88 GBP
  • One way transfer - London City 134 GBP
  • Medical insurance 10 GBP
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 GBP

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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Recommendations on when to apply

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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