Summer English course in York, England

YORK - Summercamp

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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.

Participant Ages

10 to 17 years old

The students are divided in 4 different age groups:

  • Green: 7 to 9 years old
  • Yellow: 10 to 12 years old
  • Red: 13 to 14 years old
  • Blue: 15 to 17 years old

Course Dates & Duration

The course has a duration of 2 to 4 weeks.

The dates of the courses are:

  • June 30 to July 13
  • July 14 to July 27
  • July 28 to August 10

Academic Center

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


Course options:

  • Adventure and multiactivity program
  • Football
  • Horse riding
  • Creative art
  • Basketball
  • Theatre and scenic arts
  • English program
  • Golf
  • Leadership course (15 to 17 years old)

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.

Activities, Sports & Excursions

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.

Counselors & Information

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.


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