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York is one of the oldest cities in Great Britain, located in the convergence of the rivers Ouse and Foss. It is a city of a rich cultural activity and a long and important political and social history, which is best represented by its medieval walls or the famous York Minstrel.
10 to 17 years old
The students are divided in 4 different age groups:
The course has a duration of 2 to 4 weeks.
The dates of the courses are:
The program takes place in one of the best residential schools of the United Kingdom, Queen Ethelburga's College, which is located right next to the historic centre of York, and less than 2 hours away from Manchester. The school offers a set of spectacular facilities which allow the development of this program: tennis courts*, basketball courts*, cricket fields*, a football field, a running track, indoors swimming pool, theatre and other recreative areas where you can play mini-golf, table tennis or giant chess.
* Indoor and outdoors
The course is divided into 4 activity periods, with two morning sessions and two afternoon sessions. The students will be placed in a group according to the activity of their choice, and also by age and/or level of skill. The mornings are for every student to focus on their chosen course option. In the afternoons, the students of the Football, Creative Arts and Language Camp options will enjoy a varied sports program that includes such activities as table tennis, swimming, mini-golf or handicrafts.
The students of the rest of the options will have the first afternoon session based on their activity of choice, although the second session will be a combination of several different activities. The students that wish to follow an English course will be able to include in their program 12 hours of lessons that will be distributed in four 90-minute sessions during a 2-week period.
The students will be accommodated in the school itself with a full board treatment. The rooms are mostly triple or quadruple with a bathroom, although in some cases students from 10 to 12 years old can share a 6-person bedroom. Every room has a small kitchen and a TV.
The program includes an entertaining after-dinner activity program, as well as a half-day excursion to york and a full-day excursion to Manchester.
Students will be accompanied at all times by local native English councelors.
The students will be received at their arrival at the airport by local counselors, as well as at the time of their departure.