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Salem Summer Camp Hohenfels

Address: Hohenfel
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Description Salem Summer Camp Hohenfels

  • Language of instruction: English and German
  • Location: Hohenfels, Germany
  • Students age: 9 to 12 years
  • Educational programs: language courses + art, sport or academic subjects
  • Course dates: from July 23 to August 6.

School Salem is a well-known German state gymnasium, also working as an international boarding school (the largest in the country!). Here, students from all over the world are offered summer combined courses, as well as a general secondary education program. Studying is bilingual (English and German), in addition to academic success, sports and creative achievements are highly valued - the school is doing everything possible to give children the opportunity to reveal their talents, potential and abilities.Summer camp Hohenfels accepts children from 9 to 12 years old and is located in a real castle: Hohenfels is located near the town of Stockach, stands on a high hill and offers a stunning panorama of the surroundings. The largest Lake Constance is 12 kilometers away, the airport in Zurich can be reached within an hour, the road to the airport in Stuttgart takes about 2 hours.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Salem Summer Camp Hohenfels

Program name
25.07.2020 -09.08.2020
from 2 750 € / 2 weeks

Quick overview: a special english course for international students is designed for summer vacation period.

About the educational course:

  • 10 language classes per week;
  • Lessons are held from 8:30 to 10:30;
  • Groups of up to 10 people in each;
  • Minimum level of language for admission - Beginner;
  • Minimum duration - 2 weeks.

For classes, each student can choose the two most priority areas:

  • German for beginners;
  • German for advanced students (with good basic training);
  • Practical mathematics;
  • The letter and the art of writing books;
  • Mini-university (emphasis on engineering science and natural science).
25.07.2020 -09.08.2020
from 2 750 € / 2 weeks

About the educational program:

  • 10 language classes per week;
  • Lessons are held from 8:30 to 10:30;
  • Small educational groups - up to 10 students;
  • Minimum level of language for admission - Beginner (initial);
  • Minimum duration - 2 weeks.

All lessons, except English, are conducted in German, but in order to comfortably spend time and participate in extracurricular activities, the level of English should be good enough.

Each student can choose two additional most priority areas:

  • Practical mathematics;
  • The letter and the art of writing books;
  • Basic English (for students who have studied this language for at least 1 year);
  • Mini-university (emphasis on engineering science and natural science).

Accommodation and food

Pupils live in the castle of Hohefels, as do teachers with families and other employees of Summer Camp Hohenfels. Children are divided into small groups, each receives his mentor: he helps them in resolving any issues and disputes, guarantees 24/7 security. Each room is designed for 2-4 people, fully equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay. Meals are organized on the full board basis.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Classes in mini-groups, Extreme sports, German for teenagers, German for the summer, german language, Individual lessons, Intensive German, physical Culture, Physical culture and sports sciences
Events list: Arts and crafts, Chorus, fitness, golf, horseback riding, Photostudio, swimming, theater Workshop

Events Salem Summer Camp Hohenfels

Afternoon and evening hours are devoted to entertainment and cognitive activities, which bring up useful skills. You can choose up to 3 directions from the following:

  • Circus Art
  • History (medieval history and culture, costumed chivalry tournaments and holidays)
  • Flora and fauna around the castle ("Forest")
  • Art and creativity
  • Sailing
  • Music, singing, drama and theater.

Every Saturday an interesting excursion for the whole day is organized: it can be a visit to Zalem Castle, an excursion to the Affenberg Park with animal feeding, bathing in Lake Constance in good weather. On Sunday, the children have a relaxed schedule: a later breakfast and an evening barbecue are organized, various team games and events, evening concerts and gatherings with friends are held.

The last days of the course are the time for meetings with parents: they usually come to Summer Camp Hohenfels on Friday in the afternoon. Parents together with children and teachers walk around the territory, communicate with teachers, learn about the academic successes and impressions of children. On Saturday evening, a large show is arranged by the students, where each student can demonstrate his achievements.

Equipment Salem Summer Camp Hohenfels

Summer Camp Hohenfels immediately immerses students in an amazing natural world: it hosts a large number of pets, birds, greenhouses and huts are built, in the woods there is a cozy log cabin. On the campus there is its own observatory. The sports infrastructure is rich and diverse (most of the facilities are only 10 minutes away from the castle): an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, a climbing wall and a large sports ground for practicing in any weather.

Term dates and fees

The following costs are already included in the cost indicated:

  • Tuition on the program (10 lessons weekly, the language of choice is English or German)
  • Accommodation and meals (residence, 4 people, full board)
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Initial testing of the level of knowledge
  • Company certificate at the end of the course
  • Full day excursion once a week
  • Recreational, entertaining, sports program.

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 10800 EUR

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

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)
  • 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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