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English Summer Camp in Torquay

Learn English by the sea

A secret slice of heaven, Torquay is one of the UK’s most underrated seaside towns, where the sand is soft and golden, and the water is perfect for swimming in. Enjoy the various water-sports and relax on the beach while you immerse yourself in the English language – we couldn’t think of a better way to learn! For some adventure, you can go coasteering along the caves, kayaking in the ocean or teste your golf skills at Jungle Journey Adventure Golf.

Age range:
12-17 years old
Opening dates:
Summer 09 June – 10 August 2024

Reasons to study in Torquay:  

  • Our summer camp in Torquay is based in a large facility complete with spacious classrooms and stunning views of the sea 
  • The camp includes an onsite games room where young learners can enjoy table tennis, a pool table, board games and a games console  
  • Students stay with a local English-speaking homestay to help fully immerse them in the English language and culture  
  • Includes an exciting social program featuring different watersports, boat trips across Brixham Bay and exciting day trips to the nearby city of Plymouth 
What's included
English book
English courses & learning materials
House
Homestay
Music
Activities & excursions
line-supervision
24/7 supervision
line-meal
Meals
Optional extras
line-teaching
Private lessons
Travel
Transfers
School Location

Camp information

About our Torquay camp

Camp facilities

Outdoor space
park
Sports field
sports facilities
WiFi
wifi
Cafeteria
cafeteria
Game room
games room
Interactive white boards
white board
Student lounge
lounge

About the course

Choose your course package 

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week) 
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week) 

Lesson length: 

45 minutes  

Lessons and course structure 

Our English summer camp in Torquay follows a unique curriculum that's specifically designed to keep young learners engaged and motivated. This includes topics and activities such as: 

  • Speaking, listening, reading, writing and life skills 
  • Vocabulary and grammar review and practice 
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills 

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size
15 students

Accommodation 

  • Homestay 

Meal plan 

  • All meals are included in the package. We can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and halal 

Activities and excursions

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area
  • Excursions to nearby cities and regional tourist attractions

Materials and services included

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment tests
  • Course materials
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal
Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

British Council
English UK

Students Accommodation

Student accommodation in Torquay

A home away from home, students receive a fully immersive experience by staying with a local homestay. They’ll get to practice English every day with their host family, as well learning about local customs and traditions. This unique experience will also be shared with other students in the same home. 

Activities

Torquay summer camp

Students will spend their days at our camp, where they will have classes, lunch and enjoy social activities, before returning to their homestay in the evening for dinner. 

Daily camp schedule
Breakfast meal
07:00—08:00

Breakfast

Hands-on Experience
08:30—12:30

Classes

Lunch meal
12:30—13:30

Lunch

Sports field
14:00—18:00

Activities or excursions 

Dinner meal
18:30—19:30

Dinner

Music
20:00—22:00

Evening activities

Find a place you can call home
22:30

Lights out

Activities & Excursions

To ensure that our students have the most fulfilling experience possible, we offer an exciting social program that includes a wide range of fun activities such as water sports, cave exploring and adventure golf. With such a great selection of things to do and places to see, students won’t even realize that they’re learning at the same time! 

This is a sample schedule.

Student testimonial

FAQS

FAQs

Why should you attend an English summer camp in Torquay?

Kaplan’s summer camp in Torquay is a great place for students who want to learn English in a native city and experience complete language immersion. For students who want a quintessential seaside getaway and learn English in a laid-back and relaxing environment, then our Torquay summer camp is perfect.  

What are the benefits of a language summer camp for the youth in Torquay?

Summer camps offer many benefits for youths: Kaplan’s camps give students the chance to fully immerse themselves in their chosen language, therefore fostering an environment that encourages fluency. The different social activities on offer enable students to practice their language skills outside of class in a real-life setting, as well as form friendships with other students at the camp and take part in memorable trips. 

Why should you choose Kaplan for attending an English summer camp in Torquay?

With 80 years of experience in education, Kaplan is an expert at helping students achieve their language goals. Our dedicated teachers and staff do their best to ensure all students get the most out of their experience. 

What is the language proficiency level required to attend an English language camp?

Our English language camps are open to students of all abilities – from elementary to advanced. No matter what your level of English is, our English summer camp in Torquay can help your language skills advance.

How long it takes for students to learn English at our immersive summer camp in Torquay?

How long it takes to learn English depends entirely on several factors: this includes the student’s language level to start with and how much they practice their language skills outside of class. However, with our immersive learning approach your child’s fluency levels will improve. 

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