Ancient Storytellers

Spanish

Regular Immersion Session

Mysteries of Machu Picchu – In the midst of a tropical forest in the Peruvian Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu was built in the 15th and 16th centuries.  It is often referred to as the “Lost City of the Inca’s” — but is it?  Campers will learn all about this ancient wonder, and the special Temple of the Sun.

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Through music and play, campers will develop their conversational skills in a second language. Children will engage in arts and crafts and hands-on projects while learning another language.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will participate in project-based learning activities that will help them connect the foreign language they are learning to meaning, providing them the opportunity to develop their conversational skills while learning about fun and interesting topics.

Early Immersion Session

(Optional session – available only at some locations)

Supplemental thematic unit: Pyramid of the Sun – There are legends and folklore surrounding the Pyramid of the Sun and it’s origin.  This breathtaking Mexican temple was constructed in two phases – making it one of the largest pyramids in the world!  Children will learn a new language while exploring this archeological wonder.

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Campers will work on phonetic skills development in small groups, using rhymes and rhythm to further develop their conversational skills.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will use this time to work in small groups to develop reading and writing skills in the target language and practice their conversational skills by talking about the stories they are reading and writing in the second language.

 

Afternoon Immersion Session

(Optional session – available only at some locations)

 Supplemental thematic unit: Secrets of the Aztec Calendar – The Aztecs were fierce warriors who used a special calendar which tracked the days, centuries, the sun movement, and even unlucky days of the year!  Campers will learn Spanish while discovering the two calendars used by the ancient civilization in this interactive week-long camp.

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Campers will work on phonetic skills development in small groups, using rhymes and rhythm to further develop their conversational skills.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will use this time to work in small groups to develop reading and writing skills in the target language and practice their conversational skills by talking about the stories they are reading and writing in the second language.

 

 


 

 

 

Children should provide their own lunch and snacks.

 

All waivers and forms required must be signed by parent or guardian before the first day of camp.