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Gormanston Park Summer (Oscars Kids Camp)

Address: Gormanston Rd, Gormanston, Co. Meath, K32 NH30, Ireland

Description Gormanston Park Summer (Oscars Kids Camp)

  • Year of foundation: 1954
  • Location: Gormanston, County Meath, Ireland
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age of students: 7-18 years
  • Number of students: 360 people
  • Type of education: public school for boys.

Gormanston College is a comprehensive secondary school for boys, founded by the Franciscan Catholic Order in 1954. It is conveniently located in the county of Meath, about 32 kilometers north of Dublin in the present Irish castle of Gormanston, built in 1789. In summer, the school becomes the venue for summer programs, sports, and language camps.

Gormanston Park offers ideal group accommodation for large, small groups in the northeastern part of Ireland, full of historical, cultural attractions. The castle - the main attraction of the school, offers groups the opportunity to feel the atmosphere of an old house, dine in a ceremonial dining room.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Gormanston Park Summer (Oscars Kids Camp)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
30.06.2019 -04.08.2019
7-18
from 1 551 € / 2 weeks

Language School Package - from 1551 € / 2 weeks

Gormanston Park is an ideal place for students learning a foreign language. The school has a long successful experience of enrolling students for summer language courses. Language courses are conducted on several program options:

  • Standard English
  • Intensive English
  • English and golf.

Camp participants from 7 to 18 years old are engaged in learning new vocabulary, classes in spoken English, perception of oral speech, writing exercises, working out grammar, syntax. The lessons in the classroom are complemented by the possibilities of communication in the international environment: students are awaited by a diverse program of activities, trips, sports and creative activities.

30.06.2019 -04.08.2019
7-18
from 1 551 € / 2 weeks

Rugby Training Camps - from € 1551/2 weeks

Gormanston Park offers rugby sports programs at the best training camp in Ireland: special equipment and grounds provide participants with an ideal opportunity to unite, train, relax and get to know the sights. In the evening, teams take part in events, can relax and take advantage of the school’s many opportunities: practice on the 18-hole golf course, play billiards, table tennis, watch TV in the game room. A meeting room with a projector and a screen allows the team to prepare for the games. The big advantage is the location of the camp in half an hour from the Aviva stadium, Croke Park, RDS in Ballsbridge - national and international rugby in Dublin.

30.06.2019 -04.08.2019
7-18
from 1 551 € / 2 weeks

Soccer Training Camps - from 1551 € / 2 weeks

Gormanston has repeatedly become a place of football training camps for clubs and teams of different levels, and local clubs use the school’s playgrounds to play outdoors and indoors throughout the year. Recreational activities after training allow students to acquire additional cultural experience: excursions, trips, rest in the billiard hall, on the golf course, in the recreation room for up to 50 people, and access to all sports and movie channels.

30.06.2019 -04.08.2019
7-18
from 1 551 € / 2 weeks

GAA Training Camps

The sports history of the Gormanston School is based on the traditions of the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association): it is one of the first in the country where the GAA coaching courses were organized in the 1960s. The school has developed a package for teams of different levels, allowing teams to organize trainings on specially equipped grounds, develop team relations, visit local cultural zones and have fun at one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. The school has extensive experience in organizing weekends for teams, offering a balanced recreation program with trips to unique places in the surrounding area, activities (table tennis, billiards), relaxing activities on campus.

Accommodation, housing and food

Gormanston Park offers comfortable accommodation in rooms with shared and private bathrooms. Each room has a double, single or bunk beds, each bed is equipped with storage space and a bedside lamp, its own sockets. Single and double rooms are complemented by desks, storage cabinets, all rooms have free Wi-Fi, electrical and television sockets. Bathrooms with new modern showers are located in each single, double and dormitory room.

The school offers a wide range of accommodation types:

  • 15 double rooms
  • 9 single rooms
  • 37 double (bunk) rooms with bathrooms
  • 46 single rooms without bathroom
  • 20 hostels (6 beds).

Total capacity - 360 seats.

Events Gormanston Park Summer (Oscars Kids Camp)

The schedule of classes in the program includes a large number of educational and entertainment activities. On the territory of Gormanston Park, campers have access to a cafe and restaurant, walking through the gardens around the castle.

Outside of school, students attend unique sights in eastern Ireland:

  • Boyne valley
  • Ancient east
  • Hill of tara
  • Newgrange and many other cultural and historical sites.

The amazing archaeological site of Brú na Bóinne is just a few minutes drive from the school. The unique landscape of Búinne Bóinne was formed by three famous large tombs - Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth, built about 5000 years ago in the Neolithic or Late Stone Age. Ninety more monuments were recorded in this area, which resulted in the emergence of one of the most significant archaeological sites in terms of scale, building density and physical evidence accompanying them. The burial grounds of Brú na Bóinne, in particular Knowth, contain the largest collection of megalithic art in Western Europe.

EPIC Ireland is an attractive new attraction in Dublin: it tells about the journey of the Irish diaspora around the world, how the Irish influenced world history, science and culture. Using modern interactive technologies, guests get an amazing touch experience that allows you to convert historical sources into a virtual journey.

Advantages

Gormanston Park is an ideal place for corporate events and family holidays: located just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport, it is famous for its beautiful parkland. Restaurant Gormanston Park offers upscale fresh food for guests and groups - the catering team is renowned for its excellent culinary skills. Cooks take into account the nutritional needs of different groups, taking into account that the menus of international sports teams will differ from those of, for example, a football team for girls under 12 years of age. The popular beach of Gormanston is within walking distance of the castle and is very popular among guests.

For many years, Gormanston has hosted various national, international competitions and events on its fields:

  • Basketball
  • Mini football
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Handball
  • Squash
  • Sport games
  • Irish dances
  • Sports games for people with disabilities.

Equipment Gormanston Park Summer (Oscars Kids Camp)

The school offers the largest indoor gymnasium in Ireland, consisting of four full-size basketball courts, handball and squash courts, a gym, and numerous locker rooms and showers.

The school also has the following sports facilities:

  • Gym
  • Football field
  • Tennis courts
  • Treadmill
  • Football, Rugby or Gaelic football field
  • Swimming pool.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition Gormanston Park:

  • Program for 2 weeks - 1551 €
  • Program for 3 weeks € 2305.

Starting dates for courses:

  • 30/06
  • 07/07
  • 14/07
  • 21/07
  • 28/07
  • 04/08.

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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