Cool city trip in English: Chemnitz language camp
Shopping, sightseeing and learning English all at the same time: at the Chemnitz language camp, we’ll discover the 2025 European Capital of Culture together. And Chemnitz has a lot to offer: for example, cool industrial culture, sports facilities and lots of greenery. Fun team games, sports and creative activities make the camp an unforgettable experience.
Learning English in Chemnitz according to the Berlitz method
At our Chemnitz language camp, we aim to give kids the confidence and self-assurance they need to speak English in a group setting. Therefore, we make sure that the learning groups are assigned according to age and ability level. Friendships often develop this way, and many kids can’t wait to see their new friends again at another camp the following year.
At our Chemnitz language camp, everything revolves around the foreign language. The core focus of our Berlitz method is to use the foreign language as much as possible. We do this primarily through play: for example, by having the kids create a camp diary, play language games, or work on projects.
Kids can expect the following:
- "Learning by speaking" in small groups with a qualified counselor,
- 4 x 45-minute classes five camp days a week.
Learning can be fun: fun and action at the Chemnitz holiday camp
At Chemnitz language camp, our motto is "learning by doing". After the morning language classes, we continue speaking in the foreign language. Together, we get to do a whole bunch of great activities: scavenger hunts, excursions, and exciting team challenges. Our program is versatile and fun. We only use German for safety instructions or in emergency situations.
Afternoons are filled with lots of action, no matter the weather
Whether it’s sunny, windy or rainy: there’s always something going on at the Chemnitz holiday camp in the afternoons. Here’s an example of activities, depending on the location and season:
- High up in the Chemnitz-Rabenstein Climbing Forest: Here we can swing from tree to tree on lianas, climb up rope ladders, whiz between the treetops on ropeways and explore the tree world at heights of up to 20 meters. Of course, under professional guidance and with safety instruction in German.
- Shopping tour through Chemnitz.
- Visiting Burg Rabenstein, the smallest medieval castle in Saxony, or the animal park, where we can visit over 250 animal species.
- Those who like sports can let off steam by playing volleyball or soccer.
- Designing new board games and trying them out with friends.
- Big and small artists alike can make clothes or friendship bracelets.
Evenings together round the campfire or indoors
After a day packed full of fun and action, we make ourselves comfortable. Firstly, we eat dinner together, then we warm up round the campfire, have a quiz night, or a camp party – depending on the mood and the weather. Evening activities may include:
- Toasting marshmallows and baking campfire bread over the campfire,
- Hosting music competitions and game nights,
- Spending free time with friends new and old.
The activities mentioned here are examples and may vary depending on dates, availability and group.
Welcome to Chemnitz
Jugendherberge Chemnitz "eins", Getreidemarkt 1, 09111 Chemnitz
Chemnitz Youth Hostel: loft charm and industrial character
Red brick walls, pipes on the ceiling and a cozy courtyard with an old Trabant: Chemnitz Youth Hostel is located in a historic transformer station, where energy used to be converted into electricity - hence our hostel’s impressive industrial character. Indoors, we can play foosball, darts or borrow a couple of board games. If you want, you can also play a round of table tennis outside or make yourself comfortable on a bean bag on the large roof terrace.
In the evening, we can warm up at the campfire or use the on-site barbecue. Girls and boys will be accommodated separately in shared rooms. Not to mention the youth hostel is centrally located and is the perfect starting point for city tours.
Chemnitz: modern city with plenty of history
Former factory buildings, art exhibitions, green spaces and an oversized Karl Marx monument - GDR history, industrial culture and modernity mix in Chemnitz. The unique result: a dynamic city that’s never boring. The creative reworking of industrial monuments, historic town hall and medieval Rabenstein Castle are among the exciting attractions.
We're here for you
We’re here for you! Simply send us your request through the contact form at the end of the page or give us a call (+49 69 247 525 645, Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.).Julia Pakravan, Director Kids & Teens Germany
Available Camp Dates
7 - 12 years
Fun & Action
30/06/2024 - 06/07/2024
07/07/2024 - 13/07/2024
* Berlitz Language Camps are according to §4 Section 21 a) and b) german UStG tax exempt from VAT.
We accept the following payment methods:
At our Chemnitz language camp, everything revolves around the kids and teens – and around English. Our qualified counselors are there for the kids round the clock and encourage them to speak English the entire time: in line with our motto of "learning by speaking". From the varied series of lessons in the mornings to sports and creative activities in the afternoons and evenings.
What sets our teams apart:
- Experience in child and youth care
- Native-level knowledge of the foreign language
- Focus on sports and creativity
- Brings cultural knowledge to the camp
- Proof of a clean criminal record
Parents will, of course, receive a direct phone number to reach our camp director.
On the day of arrival, kids and teens will start off with a dinner together. On all other camp days, it’s three meals a day – depending on the daily program, kids will receive either a hot meal or a packed lunch to go. Important: Kids should bring their own reusable water bottle so that they can fill it up in between meals.
Please contact our team prior to booking if your child requires a special diet for religious or other reasons.
Check-in and placement: On the first day, you will arrive at the camp with your kids at the time mentioned in the travel information (send to all participants before camp starts). After check-in, all Berlitz team members and participants will be able to get acquainted and ask questions during a Q&A session. This will be followed by a short placement, both written and oral, for the kids.
Important departure info: After check-out on the last morning at camp, all counselors and participants will say goodbye to each other. Parents will be informed what time they can pick up their kids well in advance and prior to the start of camp. We will send you all the camp documents, together with the camp magazine and certificate of participation, afterwards.
Then take a look at our kids camp FAQ page where we have gathered further information.
We will also send you further details regarding the pack list, arrival and departure etc. by e-mail after your booking.
Chemnitz language camp includes the following services
- Language classes 5 days a week consisting of 4 sessions per day, each lasting 45 minutes
- Three meals a day
- Placement test on the first day of the camp for dividing children into learning groups
- All language and recreational activities outlined upon booking, including materials
- Excellent counselor-child ratio as well as German-speaking camp director
- Welcome gift at the start of the camp and certificate of participation
You have questions about our camp?
Then contact us now! Call us at 069 666 089 427 or send us a message. Your Berlitz Team will get back to you shortly.