Summer courses in Heidelberg
Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful towns in Germany and symbol for the good old Germany. Over the years, Heidelberg’s beauty has drawn a vast number of poets, painters and scientists. The name Heidelberg also stands for a modern science and business location of international renown. A language school is situated in the middle of the vibrant center of the university city Heidelberg, in the very vicinity of the river Neckar and the famous castle. The atmosphere in the school is very international: The German and English courses are attended by students from over 90 countries annually.
There will be 20 lessons of 45 minutes per week. The maximum number of students per class is 12. The students can start a course within 3 age groups: 6-9 years, 10-13 years, 14-17 years. One can choose between courses at all levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference (A1, A2, B1 and B2). Students will follow courses with many nationalities in one class.
Age group: 6 – 17
Duration: 1 – 8 weeks
Camp dates: 01.07. – 30.08.2019
Starting dates for absolute beginners: 01.07., 05.08.2019
Other levels: any Monday
Full package with accommodation in host families for children aged 12-17
1 week: 730 €
2 weeks: 1.425 €
3 weeks: 2.120 €
4 weeks: 2.815 €
+ 1 week: 610 €
Full package with accommodation in our youth residence for children aged 14-17
1 week: 1030 €
2 weeks: 2.025 €
3 weeks: 3.020 €
4 weeks: 4.015 €
+ 1 week: 885 €
Day camp for children aged 6-17 (Course + lunch + free time activities)
1 week: 425 €
2 weeks: 815 €
3 weeks: 1.205 €
4 weeks: 1.595€
+ 1 week: 325€
– Intensive German course with 20 lessons per week, Mo-Fr 09:00 – 12:15
– Placement test | Teaching material | Certificate of attendance
– Course levels: A1, A2, B1, B2;
– Accommodation | Full board
a) Host family for children aged 12 – 17 | single room
b) 24/7 school residence for teenagers aged 14 – 17 | double room
Arrival: Sundays 8:00 – 24:00; Departure: Saturdays by 12:00
– daily activities and excursions (admission included), Mo – Sat 13:30 – 17:00
– Local transportation card (public transport): about 25€ / week
– Medical, luggage and liability insurance
Optional (please ask for details):
– Accompaniment to school and back to host family (Mo-Sat)
– Shuttle-Transfer, Frankfurt airport (FRA) or central railway station Heidelberg
German courses for parents: www.heidelberg.sprich-deutsch.de/en
Accommodation and arrival
Arrival: Sunday 10:00-21:00
Departure: Saturday by 12:00
Young learners (aged 12-15)
live with a carefully selected host family: a host family provides half board, i.e. breakfast and evening meal, from Monday to Saturday, and full board on Sunday. Children will also get a lunch in the school restaurant.
Young people (aged 14-17)
share twin rooms on the campus with round-the-clock supervision. Our experienced staff are available for learners 24 hours a day. We are therefore able to guarantee young people a high degree of security. The following services are included: Language course and evening meal, lunch in the school, accompaniment to and from, supervised leisure activities seven days a week, group activities in the evenings, use of the modern fitness room and more.)
Transfer is not included in the price. Children can be picked up from airports and stations on Sundays between 9 am – 24 pm.
Daily accompaniment from the host family to the school and back can be booked separately.
Leisure program and excursions
Monday to Saturday; 13:30 – 17:00
A sample leisure program: Neckar boat trip, walk through Heidelberg, visiting the zoo, the Fairytale Paradise on the Königstuhl, Heidelberg castle, sporting activities and picnic on the banks of the Neckar river, mini golf, cooking together, visit to the nearby thermal baths and much more. Admission (museums, swimming pool etc.) and tickets for the Neckar boat trip are included, but not the public transport costs (weekly ticket: ca. 25 €, monthly: ca. 70 €).
Sample program 1 week
Monday to Friday:
German course: 09:00 – 12:15
Lunch: 12:30 -13:30
Monday to Saturday:
Leisure time: 13:30 – 17:00
Sample leisure program
Monday: Heidelberg city tour
Tuesday: open air swimming pool
Wednesday: water playground at the Neckar river
Thursday: zoo Heidelberg
Friday: boat trip on the Neckar
Saturday: departure or visiting the Fairy tale paradise – theme park in Königsstuhl
Sunday: a day with host family
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