You´ll learn German staying next to a great lake in Berlin… and more than that – you´ll also meet German children your age! The camp uses the facilities of a private university in Berlin Schmöckwitz. German kids spend their summer holidays here, too, and they will take part in all the activities and excursions that we offer after class – a great way to practice your German right away! You have a choice of various activities every day: we´ll do talent shows, have barbecues, go swimming … . And every week we organize 2 excursions to Berlin highlights, such as Potsdamer Platz, Berlin´s new Downtown, Berlin Wall or Berlin Zoo
Enroll the leading summer camp in Germany with Verbalists, and our our long-term partner and the best language school in Germany, GLS (German Language School), will make sure that your child experience a truly captivating and stress-free language travel adventure at the campus located in a beautiful and very green suburb of Berlin.
GLS was awarded three times “best German language school in Germany” – in 2008, 2010 and 2013. The school is accredited locally by the Berliner Senat, and internationally by the Swedish Ministry of Education.
The GLS young learners summer program uses the campus of the private Teikyo University on Lake Zeuthen, next to the village Schmöckwitz, belonging to the Berlin district of Köpenick. The camp has room for 120 students who come from more than 40 countries.
Several buildings on campus with 25 classrooms, dormitory, fitness center, volleyball court, various sport facilities.
- 15 lessons (each 45 minutes long) per week, with a max of 12 students per class
- 4 levels: beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
- international classes with students from Mexico, Poland, Spain, France, Bulgaria, Serbia, Denmark, Russia, Norway, England, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, the US any many other countries
in 2 or 3 bed rooms with own shower and WC on the Teikyo University campus with full board in the campus restaurant.
Activities, Excursions & Sports:
- 3 activities daily in international groups: sports, games, dance, theater, music
- 1 full-day and 1 half-day excursion to Berlin per week
- tennis or sailing lessons at surcharge, 3 x 90 minutes/week
There is a 24-hour supervision and care by the school staff who stay with the students in the same accommodation.
|Day||Morning||Afternoon I||Afternoon II||Evening|
|Sunday||arrival until 5 pm, introduction and language test, welcome evening|
|Monday||3 German lessons||swimming, football or juggling||theater or multi-sport||games|
|Tuesday||3 German lessons||basketball or dance||volleyball or multi-sport||camp Olympics|
|Wednesday||3 German lessons||excursion to Berlin|
|Thursday||3 German lessons||batik or jazz dance||music or multi-sport||lakeside barbecue|
|Friday||3 German lessons||boat trip||camp newspaper||disco|
|Saturday||full-day excursion to Potsdam and Sanssouci Castle|
|Sunday||departure or bicycle ride around the lake|
2018 Program fees
|BERLIN YOUNG & FUN (7 – 14 years)||17 JUN-19 AUG 2018|
|Program length||Price||Price with sailing*||Price with tennis*||Arrival / departure: SUN|
|2 weeks||1480 €||1640 €||1640 €|
|3 weeks||2190 €||2430 €||2430 €|
|+ 1 week||710 €||790 €||790 €|
* 3 x 90 minute lessons/week
Included in the price:
- 15 German lessons/week in groups of 6 – max. 12 students
- 3 activities/day on campus
- 2 excursions/week to the city center of Berlin
- on campus accommodation: 2-3 bedded rooms, own shower/WC
- full board
- transport costs and entry fees for GLS activities
- Insurance (medical, luggage, liability)
- 24 hour tutoring by GLS staff on campus
- registration fee: 50 €
- air fare and airport transfers
- Extra day: 100 €
Airport transfers (transfers between the Berlin Airport and accommodation can be organized through the Verbalists Language Network/GLS school at an additional cost of 100 €).
In addition to airport transfers, the Verbalists Language Network offers an Unaccompanied Minor service for children under the age of 18, where a member of GLS/school staff will meet your child at the airport on arrival and wait at the airport until your child’s departing flight leaves the ground. If you would like us to provide this service for your child, please notify us. If your child is under the age of 15, it may be a mandatory requirement for you to register your child as an Unaccompanied Minor. It is your responsibility to check this with the airline and pay any relevant costs to the airline as well as the 100 EUR Unaccompanied Minor fee to GLS/school.
Enroll with us and enjoy the excitement, flexibility and dependability of Verbalists, an internationally accredited and recognized organization as well as the leading European language network. Please fill out and sign:
- Application Form (download here) and
- Terms and Conditions (download here), and send back to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that filling out the PRODIREKT Application Form and Terms & Conditions does not secure a place on the program, nor does it mean you are under obligation that your child attends the course you are inquiring about. It is simply the first step in the application process, so that we can give you precise program details and check program/accommodation availability. A contract is signed directly with the school, and a place is confirmed after a deposit or the whole course fee is settled.
Verbalists is one of the largest and most reputable language networks in Europe, connecting people to the power of languages and joy of journeys that inspire, surprise and entertain. Students, teachers and parents worldwide choose our network as their trusted guide for the finest in educational services and language travel. The Verbalists Language Network is a part of the US based education group Prodirekt LLC, which is a certified representative and partner of prestigious schools and colleges in world renowned university centers. In fact, it was the cooperation with these reputable schools which led to launching Verbalists as a communication network, one of its kind in Europe. Furthermore, Verbalists is the answer to the growing demand for the standardization in foreign language studies.
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