- South Africa
- United States
Located 30 miles from Dublin in the Irish countryside, Camp Clongowes offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to combine sports with learning English.
The school, founded in 1814 as one of the greatest residential schools in Ireland, impeccably combines original castle-like buildings with new and modern facilities. It offers our students spacious and modern classrooms, large dormitories, a modern dining hall, tennis courts, a football field, an indoor gym, TV rooms, trampolines and ping pong tables, amongst others.
10 - 17 years old
Students are divided into 2 age groups:
The student can begin any Saturday between June 29 and July 27. Arrivals and departures are on Saturdays.
The duration of the program can be of 2, 3 or 4 weeks.
The program is conceived so that youngsters can have the possibility of learning and practicing numerous athetic and recreational sports. Of the 250 participants, roughly 80 are Irish students while the rest are international students.
The camp is divided into different age groups, according to the program of their choice. International students who participate in the camp can choose betwen the different programs offered, along with the opportunity to practice English all day. The options are:
All of the sports are taught by professional, highly qualified instructors and coaches in groups divided according to age and skill level. They are held in excellent facilties, many belonging to the school, and are open to all levels and with Irish participants. All of the options dedicate 4 half-days (approximately 12 hours) to the sport per week.
The students will stay in the school's residence, where they will be placed in single, double, triple or 4-person rooms with shared bathrooms and with full board. The room will be assigned by the Irish organization.
The program is completemented by one full-day excursion per week to Dublin and other points of interest as well as one half-day excursion per week along with a fun program of ater-dinner recreational activities.
Students will be accompanied at all times by local counselors. Upon arrival students will be welcomed by the counselors, who will they assist them on the day of departure as well.