Wonders of the World

Spanish, Mandarin Chinese & French

 

Regular Immersion Session

Thematic Unit: Wonders of the “New and Ancient” World – Campers will journey way back in time to discover some of the mythological structures of ancient times, including the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Lighthouse at Alexandria and the Colossus of Rhodes.  They will also explore impressive “new” wonders of the world like the Taj Mahal and The Great Wall of China, all while learning a new language!

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:  Natural Wonders of the World – From majestic mountains to cascading waterfalls, there are seven eye-catching natural wonders around the globe that campers will visit this week!  Children will learn new vocabulary while discovering Mount Everest,  the Great Barrier Reef, the Northern Lights and much more.

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: Wonders of the ‘Modern’ World – Massive engineering projects like the English Channel or the Empire State building are impressive feats!  Campers will learn all about the structures that connected countries, and cities while learning a new vocabulary in another language.  

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.