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Top 5 Summer Camps for Children & Teens in Europe

Summer Camps for Children in Europe


Top 5 Summer Camps for Children Across Europe

One of the best ways for your child or teen to spend their summer holidays is by being active, both physically and mentally. Our summer camps for children in Spanish, German, French, Italian and English across Europe achieve just that, in a safe and secure environment.

Cactus offers outstanding junior summer camps in Europe for your child or teen. If you have any questions about our junior language camps please call us on +44 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our team of multilingual experts will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You can also Download our free Summer & Winter Language Camp Guide for Parents?


1. Watersports & German in Berlin

As one of Europe’s main languages, German is often seen as a gateway to a world-class higher education and can open many doors for young students. Be it engineering, trade, literature or philosophy, German is a language that dominates a number of fields worldwide.

Our Berlin summer camp combines learning German with fun watersports and outdoor activities in a classic summer camp in Germany’s metropolitan capital. Children & teens can choose from canoeing, sailing and surfing – all from the school’s private beach and harbour in a beautiful lake outside of Berlin. Our schools in Germany provide language tuition with native speaking teachers in the mornings, engaging activities and informative excursions across the region in the afternoon, and at weekends. The accommodation is full-board, residential and on-site with full safeguarding processes and procedures in place.

Explore German Summer Camp in Berlin


2. Sports & French on the Mediterranean

French is Europe’s second language and learned by millions of students in school each year. The mother tongue of the ‘Grande Nation’ is spoken all around the globe and appreciated as a beneficial language for most industries and businesses.

Our French summer camp in Montpellier is designed for children and teens aged 11 to 17 years and has been providing quality French tuition to juniors for more than 15 years. This language camp combines 20 French lessons per week with an extensive range of exciting and fun sporting activities, plus full-board accommodation on-site at the campus and airport transfers.

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3. Football, Tennis or Golf and Spanish in Marbella

Knowing Spanish will give your child a head-start in life. The number of Spanish speakers in the world has long exceeded that of English speakers and fluency in this language opens ups numerous key markets across the world.

Children and teens will benefit from Marbella’s relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Marbella is a safe, friendly seaside town, with year-round sunshine. Our Spanish summer camp in Marbella welcomes children and teens aged 5 to 17 years. This residential summer camp combines 20 Spanish lessons per week with a broad range of sporting activities, and excursions to nearby locations such as Málaga and Seville. Full-board accommodation is provided.

Explore Spanish Summer Camp in Marbella


4. Horseback riding & English in Nottingham

When thinking about a language that opens doors for a child’s future English is and has been the gold standard. The United Kingdom has a long-standing history in providing opportunities to learn this truly international language to teens and children in a safe and engaging environment.

The English Summer Camp in Nottingham is based at Trent College, 15 minutes outside of Nottingham city centre. The residential summer camp has excellent amenities, including extensive sports facilities, fully refurbished historical buildings, and large playing areas. In addition, the English summer camp combines full-board accommodation with horse riding and various excursions to nearby locations such as London and Warwick Castle, and are an excellent way for the students to discover England and other British cities and landmarks. By foot and on horseback!

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5. Day Trips plus Italian in Veneto

With its rich history and its close ties to Latin, Italian can be seen as one of the most original and surely one of the most romantic romance languages. Studying Italian in Italy, the cradle of western civilisation, will prove an incredible experience whilst at the same time bringing students closer to the roots of Italian culture.

Enjoy the experience of living on the stunning Friulian Coast. Students will live and study in beautiful Lignano and enjoy a full-cultural experience exploring the coastline and surrounding area. Living on-site, learning Italian in small groups, as well as taking part in activities and excursions, combine to form an unforgettable Italian experience.

Explore Italian Summer Camp in Veneto


How to Book Summer Camps for Children in Europe?

Please check our How to Book page for more information on the simple secure and easy online booking process. You can also visit the location links to find more information on the summer camps for children and teens in Europe.

For information on any of our Summer Camps for Children across Europe, please check Our free Summer & Winter Language Camp Guide for Parents, call us on +44 (0) 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any question you may have.


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