Language holidays for young people in Madrid

Madrid, the capital of Spain, located right in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula, is a bustling, modern city of around 4 million inhabitants. The city’s charm, contrasts, mix of ancient and modern architecture and vibrant energy are all there for the taking!

Students will be able to explore the historic centre of Madrid: the Gran Vía (Madrid’s main thoroughfare), the Plaza Mayor, the Parque Retiro, the Palacio Real, etc., during supervised outings.

Highlights

  • An American-style campus surrounded by gardens just 15 minutes from the centre of Madrid
  • Sports facilities on campus and nearby
  • Numerous organised activities
  • Possibility of choosing a sports option
  • 40% international students and 60% Spanish students
  • 24-hour supervision

Courses take place in the main residence of the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, one of Spain’s most prestigious universities. This large campus, with its many green spaces, is located in Majadahonda, just outside Madrid. An ideal place to ensure everyone’s safety.

Facilities :

  • Modern classrooms
  • Relaxation areas, lounge with TV, computer room
  • Sports fields, tennis and paddle courts, football pitch, gymnasium, etc.
  • Nearby swimming pool and riding school

Spanish lessons

20 Spanish lessons per week

  • Length of lesson: 45 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per class: 15 (average 8)
  • Level test: on the first day of the course
  • Certificate of attendance at the end of the course
  • Teachers are qualified to teach their mother tongue to foreigners
  • Levels offered: beginner to advanced

Activities included: as well as language lessons, students take part in a full programme ofcultural, sporting and leisure activities. During the activities, young people are grouped by age: 5 to 10, 11 to 14 and 15 to 17.

Example of possible activities:

  • Cultural and leisure activities every afternoon: guided tour of Madrid, visit to the historic centre, dance workshop, theatre workshop, Escorial Palace, Aquapark, Prado Museum, etc.
  • Various sports
  • One-day excursions per 2-week stay: visits to Toledo, Ávila, Segovia, Salamanca, etc.
  • Evenings: barbecue, cinema, disco, themed evenings, treasure hunts, shows (music, theatre, talent show, etc.)

Below is an example of a day’s timetable (given as an example and subject to change):

Options at extra cost(a choice of one option per 2-week stay) :

  • 1. Sports options (per 2-week stay)
    • Tennis: 12 sessions
    • Paddle tennis: 12 sessions
    • Horse riding: 12 sessions
    • Football: 16 sessions
  • 2. Entrepreneurship and leadershipworkshop (per 2-week stay): 12 sessions

Note: your option may not always be compatible with other activities at the camp, as timetables may overlap.

Residence

Features :

  • Single rooms
  • Toilets and bathroom in the room
  • Full board
  • On-campus residence
  • Capacity: 180 students
  • Location: on the campus of the Francisco de Vitoria University, located in Majadahonda on the Carretera Pozuelo, just outside Madrid
  • Laundry service: once every 15 days (to facilitate this service, your child must bring a laundry bag and his/her clothes must be marked)

Travel

Day of arrival: Sunday
Day of departure: Saturday

Arrival station or airport: Madrid airport, train station or bus station: return transfer at extra cost

Note: do not book your ticket until we have confirmed your stay.

Authorisation to leave the school (from age 15)

Young people aged15 and over with parental authorisation are allowed to go out in the evenings until 10.30pm unaccompanied by an adult, for a maximum of 3 outings per 2-week session. The days of the outings are set by the centre director.
Young people under the age of 15 or those aged 15 and over without parental authorisation are not permitted to leave the campus under any circumstances. The course programme and the various activities are designed to make the most of their time.

Visa information

Do you need a visa to follow this programme? For more information, please see our Visa Information page.

Please do not hesitate to contact us by email or telephone if you require any further information.


Dates & Prices 2024

Dates 2024

30/06 to 13/07; 14/07 to 27/07

Stays last 2 weeks. It is possible to combine 2 stays.

Prices 2024

All taxes and registration fees included.

WPCS 42.0.3
Prices include course, residential accommodation, full-board & activities
DurationPrice
2 weeks 2.170
4 weeks 4.150
Sport options - per 2 weeks
Tennis (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 270
Paddle tennis (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 250
Horse riding (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 310
Football (16 lessons / 2 weeks) 250
Other fees
Transfer from Madrid airport or station (one way) 95
Extra night (on request only) 95
Uniform (optional) 120

The above prices include:

  • Lessons (20 lessons per week)
  • Accommodation in a residence in a single room
  • Full board
  • Teaching materials
  • Sports and cultural activities and excursions
  • 24-hour supervision by the school’s instructors
  • All taxes and school administration costs

Not included:

  • Travel to and from Madrid
  • Return transfer from Madrid airport, bus or train station
  • Sports options or workshops
  • Any insurance

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