Teen Spanish Summer Camp 2022
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Teen Spanish Summer Camp
Combining intensive Spanish classes, local homestay accommodation, daily cultural activities, and weekend adventure tours, the Teen Spanish Summer Camp fully immerses students in Costa Rica’s culture, language, and natural beauty.
The camp emphasises studying and acquiring Spanish through cultural immersion. Students will not only walk away with an increased confidence in speaking Spanish, but also with a worldly and cultural perspective on life… and an adventure to share with everyone back home!
Teen Spanish Summer Camp
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— Each camp will have a maximum of 15 participants.
— We never put more than 6 campers in a Spanish classroom
— Each camper will have at least one other like-gendered student living with them in their homestay.
— A 1-week program extension is available to students who want more independent intensive study. If interested, be sure to inquire with your program advisor.
|2022 Spanish Camps||Start Date||End Date||Booking Status|
|Camp #1||June 5||June 19||Completely Full|
|Camp #2||June 26||July 10||Completely Full|
|Camp #3||July 17||July 31||2 Spots Remaining|
|Camp #4||August 7||August 21||6 Spots Remaining|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Whenever someone studies abroad, everyone (even adults) will experience some cultural adjustment. This cultural adjustment can be a little more difficult for younger participants as they are less experienced travelers and their expectations may be a bit more unrealistic (i.e. standard of living and lifestyle differences). Usually, cultural shock/homesickness occurs within the first few days and disappears as your child gets used to cultural differences. If homesickness occurs, we ask parents to encourage the child to stay for at least a week. If you decide to pull your child from the program, we will work with you to make the process as quick and simple as possible but no refunds are available.
We ask for a $500 deposit for the camp that will secure your position for 4 weeks. Once the deposit is received, we ask for a motivation letter, a reference letter, and a signed waiver. Once those are received, your child’s position is fully secure in the camp. If documents aren’t received within 4 weeks, you will receive a full refund of your deposit and will lose your spot in the camp.
Students are encouraged to bring their cell phones as they will have wifi internet access at their homestay and at Tico Lingo. We highly rely on Whatsapp for student and parent communication and will be creating group chats before the start of camp to introduce campes and provide last-minute details. For parents who want to make phone calls over a cellular network, we recommend you contact your cellular provider to consider an international cell phone plan.
To get through Costa Rica immigration, you child should have a printed copy of their return flight, a valid passport, and the address of their homestay (provided to them before arrival). After going through immigration and picking up their luggage, your child will be met by a representative of the camp just outside the airport (SJO). This person will be holding a sign with your child’s name on it and will have been in contact with your child before their departure.
Your child will have to go and report it to the airline upon arrival, but be sure they know they must meet their airport pick-up person first. It’s best to pack two our three days changes of clothing in carry-on luggage…just in case!
Because of the jam-packed itinerary of the camp, students will not have time to sign-up for supplemental private Spanish classes.
We do offer students the option of signing up for a 3rd week that would include 4 hours/day of group classes and 2 hours/day of 1-on-1 private Spanish classes. If this is something you feel your child may be interested in, please inquire with your Program Advisor to discuss further details.
Cultural activities are also included in the camp. With your classmates, you’ll be learning to dance Salsa and Merengue, cook empanadas and tortillas, and create traditional Costa Rican art.
Adventure tours are also included, so, among other tours, we’ll be hiking in the rainforest and rafting down a river!
If not otherwise stated by a camp counselor, all camp participants have a curfew of 6:30pm during the entirety of the program.
Yes, sometimes you have to be a bit brave to address a problem directly with Tico Lingo staff, but that’s what will make you a successful international traveler in the future!
Teen Spanish Summer Camp
Still have some questions?
Don’t hesitate to contact us and talk directly to Program Advisor about the Teen Spanish Summer Camp in Costa Rica!