German for kids, Berlin Young and Fun summer camp

German for kids, Berlin Young and Fun summer camp

You´ll learn German staying next to a great lake in Berlin… and more than that – you´ll also meet German children your age!

* This program will not be delivered in 2023.

German for Kids: Enroll in a leading summer camp in Germany with Verbalists and we 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.

The summer 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

German courses for children

Our long term partner GLS (German Language School) 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 learner 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 summer 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.

One of the classrooms - with max. 12 students per group
Classrooms with max. 12 students per group

German course:

  • 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


Bedroom with 2 or 3 beds and private bathroom

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.

Sample week

DayMorningAfternoon IAfternoon IIEvening
Sundayarrival until 5 pm, introduction and language test, welcome evening
Monday3 German lessonsswimming, football or jugglingtheater or multi-sportgames
Tuesday3 German lessonsbasketball or dancevolleyball or multi-sportcamp Olympics
Wednesday3 German lessonsexcursion to Berlin
Thursday3 German lessonsbatik or jazz dancemusic or multi-sportlakeside barbecue
Friday3 German lessonsboat tripcamp newspaperdisco
Saturdayfull-day excursion to Potsdam and Sanssouci Castle
Sundaydeparture or bicycle ride around the lake
BERLIN YOUNG & FUN  (7 – 14 years) 19 JUN-14 AUG 2022
 Program length  Price Price with sailing* Price with tennis* Arrival / departure: SUN
2 weeks €1580 €1760 €1760  
3 weeks €2320 €2590 €2590  
+ 1 week €760 €850 €850  

* 3 x 90 minute lessons/week

Included in the price:

  • 15 German lessons/week in groups of 6 – max. 12 students
This camp is perfect for young students (ages 7 to 14) - safe, close to a lake, but with opportunities to explore Berlin, about 45 minutes from the camp
The summer camp is perfect for young students, because it is safe and close to a lake, yet it is only 45 minutes from Berlin and main sightseeing attractions
  • 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
  • Not included:

    • 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 €110).

    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 Unaccompanied Minor fee to GLS/school.

    Application process

    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:

    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.

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