Berlitz holiday camp Edinburgh in Scotland

Camp Details

Country or State

Loretto School

Age

12 - 17 years

Accommodation

1 - 4 people per room with shared showers and WCs

Travel Info

Group transfer from/to Edinburgh airport

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Description

Sightseeing, culture, history and mystery!

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, offers an exciting blend of old and new. Sherlock Holmes and Peter Pan, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Harry Potter and Inspector Rebus - many literary characters were born in Edinburgh and have contributed to its status of literary world metropolis.

Among the most striking sights in a city full of unique and beautiful buildings is the impressive Edinburgh Castle, built on the basalt cone of an extinct volcano. Right below the castle lies the colorful old town with its narrow streets and 16th-17th century houses. The area called New Town is somewhat younger, going back to the 18th century and Georgian times. Edinburgh combines nostalgia and modern architecture - medieval, mysterious charm and effervescent modern life mingle here seamlessly. Our Edinburgh camp is a rich mixture of sightseeing and culture, Scottish history and mystery.

Programs

Activities

  • Daily 4 x 45 minutes Language training in small groups of max. 12 students (except on Arrival- and Departure day and on full day Excursion) 
  • Supervised afternoon program and evening activities in the target language (safety instructions and explanations in German where needed)
  • One supervised full day excursion

The program includes for example: 

  • Edinburgh sightseeing tour on a „Hop on - Hop off“ bus
  • Visit to Edinburgh Castle and the Camera Obscura
  • Edinburgh’s Old Town - Royal Mile
  • Hiking to Calton Hill and Arthur’s Seat, both with a fantastic view of the city
  • Trip to Glasgow or a boat trip to the famous Firth of Forth bridges
  • National Museums of Scotland - with exhibitions on nature, science and technology, Scottish culture and history
  • An afternoon at the seaside
  • A tour to the places and inspirations which led to the birth of Harry Potter
  • Shopping in Edinburgh’s New Town: Princes Street and George Street
  • Afternoon sports program and fun evening activities on campus

Age

  • 12 - 17, TEEN Camp

Accommodation

  • Loretto School - this private boarding school is situated in the east of Edinburgh, in the Musselburgh suburb. Surrounded by a large campus with various sports fields, it is a great setting for a varied camp with sports and fun.
  • Rooms with 1 - 4 beds in one of the functionally furnished residence halls
  • Shared bathroom facilities down the hall

Travel information

  • The Berlitz team organizes the pick up and group transfers on arrival and departure day from/to Edinburgh airport. Travel to and from Edinburgh must be arranged and booked independently by the parents. Please make sure you book your child's flights with arrival and departure times between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    The transfer between Edinburgh airport and the Loretto School takes about 45 minutes.

Available Camp Dates

Currently, all camps are fully booked. New camp dates will follow.

* Berlitz Language Camps are according to §4 Section 21 a) and b) german UStG tax exempt from VAT.

We accept the following payment methods. Please note, that SEPA payment is only available for German accounts.

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What our customers say

Tessa attended English camp in Wenzigerode last week, and even though she was by far the youngest and most clueless (in regards to English), she had a lot of fun. The horses and other animals were a big hit, of course, but she was also able to pick up a few words of English and is already thinking about going to another camp this summer. I thought the camp was very well-organized (beforehand and during). Sam Watt was a dependable and good director.

Silvana, Kids Language Camp Wenzigerode