Welcome to our summer camps abroad! Improve your language skills by enjoying a safe and fun summer camp abroad with Nacel! Book a study abroad summer camp overseas for teens. Our team of experienced educational consultants will help you find a summer camp or junior language course that fits your specific (educational) objectives.

During the months of June, July and August, we offer a wide range of international summer camps overseas with language courses and various activities: sports, games, arts and crafts, outings, and much more! We offer the best summer camps in France, Germany Ireland, Italy, Japan, and Spain.

A team of professionals, leaders, coaches, and language teachers will organize all the activities during the summer camp abroad and the junior language courses

Meet new friends of your age overseas and practice with them the language of the country! Please find below more information about all our summer camps abroad and supervised language courses in different countries around the world. Book now your international summer programs for high school students!

French summer camps - soccer summer camp in France
French Summer Camps
German summer camps - planning to play Volleyball
German Summer Camps
Italian Summer Camps
Japanese Summer Camps
Spanish summer camps - surfing in Santander
Spanish Summer Camps

Who is the summer camp abroad for?

You are : 

  • Between 12 and 19 years old

and you are looking for: 

  • an international summer camp or language summer course in France, Germany Ireland, ItalyJapan, and Spain.
  • a supervised teen camp for high school students during the summer
  • a fun and safe teen summer program abroad with activities
  • improving a language abroad during an international summer camp
  • living a new experience abroad
  • discovering a new place
  • meeting other international or local high school students
  • a study abroad summer camp that really makes a difference!

We offer summer camps abroad all over the world: 

  • English Summer Camps and Junior language courses in Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
  • French summer camps and junior language courses in Paris, Mâcon, Vichy and at the French Riviera
  • Spanish Summer Camps and Junior language courses in Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia
  • Japanese Summer Camps and Junior language courses in Fukuoka and Kyoto
  • Italian Summer Camps and Junior language courses in Florence, Italy
  • German Summer Camps and Junior language courses in Bavaria, Germany

Where will I live during my immersion camp abroad?

Language courses and activities abroad- immersion language course + host family accommodation : This teenage language course abroad combines the everyday experience of living in a local family, sharing their daily activities and discovering their way of life, with a language course on mornings and a complete program of activities and excursions on afternoons. This junior language course takes place in a language school. This program is suitable for teenagers needing a more structured program than the pure homestay experience.  

Residential summer camps - immersion camps with supervised residential accommodation: This teenage camp abroad combines language courses and a program of activities and visits. Students are hosted in a local residence with welcoming facilities, laundry facilities and full board. Students will have language course on mornings and a complete program of activities and excursions on afternoons. The language course will take place in a language school or at a camp facility/boarding school. The program is international, welcoming students from all over the world.  

What should I expect from my summer camp abroad with Nacel?

The goal of the international summer camps in Europe is to develop the participant's knowledge of the local language in an international context: during the summer camp abroad, participants share various sports or activities with young people from many countries but use a unique language, the local one: French, English or Spanish.
Practicing sports or doing activities together is universal: communication will develop smoothly while training, experiencing and playing all together.

Stay healthy: All our teen summer camps abroad have a nonsmoking policy!

Discover the differences between our Summer Camps Abroad and our Junior Courses Abroad

Summer Camp Abroad Highlights

  • Age : 12 to 17 years old. 
  • Length : 2 weeks during the summer holidays, so July and August
  • Languages courses : language courses in small classes of 10 to 15, at 2 to 4 different levels. Campers attend language classes for an average of 15 hours per week. Lessons are delivered by qualified teachers, and native speakers of the language taught. Emphasis is set on oral language practice though students will also have full exposure to grammar and written language.
  • Social activities and outings : Social evenings are organized every night during the sports summer camp: social games, karaoke, discos, etc. There is usually a weekly excursion to discover the area (please check the summer camp description for each country).
  • Accommodation : students are accommodated in multi-bedded bedrooms, with shared bathrooms. The three meals are provided on site: both lunches and evening meals are hot meals.

Junior Course Abroad highlights

  • Age : 14 to 19 years old. 
  • Length : 2 weeks during the summer holidays, so June, July and August. Some destinations offer earlier options like the German courses for teens in Germany and French courses for teens at the French Riviera
  • Languages courses : language courses in small classes of 10 to 15, at 2 to 6 different levels. Teens attend language classes for an average of 15 hours per week. Lessons are delivered by qualified teachers, and native speakers of the language taught. Emphasis is set on oral language practice though students will also have full exposure to grammar and written language.
  • Social activities and outings : Social activities and cultural visits are organized There is usually a full-day excursion on the weekend to discover the area (please check the Junior language course description for each country).
  • Accommodation : students are accommodated in host families or in a supervised residency with multi-bedded bedrooms, with shared bathrooms on half board or full board basis. Breakfast and dinner are provided for by the host family or at the residency. Lunch depends on the program. Please check the description for each country.

How many hours will I study foreign languages every week during my international summer program for high school students? 

The French summer camps offers for example 15 hours of French lessons per week in groups of 8 to 15 students. Most language courses would last for 3 to 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Learning the language in the country where is spoken, is more beneficial than studying the language in your home country. The constant immersion and exposure to the language make the progression more significant as studying a few hours of French, Spanish, Japanese or English every week. Furthermore, by living the language for a few weeks during an language immersion camp abroad in France, Germany Ireland, ItalyJapan, or Spain, you will gain confidence and feel more comfortable expressing yourself in class back home.

A typical day in a teenage language summer course includes:

  • Breakfast
  • 3 hours or more devoted to language classes,
  • then group lunches under the tutor’s supervision
  • and 2 1/2 hours or more for afternoon field trips, excursions and guided visits.
  • Dinner
  • Evening activities

Book your summer camp in France: 

Sports summer camps in France Highlights

Note that our French summer camp in France is a real summer immersion program, as you are surrounded by French teens and French speaking camp staff all camp long! It is a true French language immersion camp, for teens with a minimum of 2 years French language classes in their home country. 

Practice your favorite sport and take French courses in France:

Read more about our residential French summer camps here.

Teen summer camps and junior language courses in France Highlights

We offer 2 different camps in Paris. In July and the beginning of August, you can discover Paris and learn or improve your French during the Teen summer camp in Paris. Our Teen Summer Camp in Paris includes French language courses in the morning, activities in the afternoons, and excursions on weekends. You live in a boarding school just outside Paris, fully supervised. 

Opt for the French courses for Juniors in Paris if you are between 14 and 19 years old and want to travel to Paris in August and learn French in a small camp setting (around 24 - 36 students). This is an intensive French language program (20 lessons per week) intended for students who need to deeply improve their French skills. 

For beach lovers, we offer Premium language camps in France at the French Rivera. Combine learning French with beach games, activities, and water sports during our Premium Teen summer camp on the French Riviera with French lessons.

Book your summer camp in Spain: 

Summer camps and Junior language courses in Spain Highlights

Spain is well known for being one of the favorite destinations to spend the summer holidays. Thanks to our Summer Camps with Spanish courses, you will improve your Spanish within a few days. Do not only study Spanish, live it: opt for Spanish courses for Juniors in Valencia next summer. The course is offered from mid-June to mid-August!

If you love summer and enjoy days at the beach, the Summer camp in Barcelona is your camp! At the summer camp in Madrid you can enjoy the multi cultural energy and improve your Spanish while being immersed with Spanish kids. The ratio Spanish/International is 40% international students, 60% Spanish students.

Or attend one of the Spanish and sports camps in Barcelona or Madrid.

Inquire about our Junior language courses abroad:

Nacel works with language schools that offer dynamic and adapted classes to teenage students; we select the accommodations with great care and make sure that all adults involved are well-trained and provide proper supervision. Choose one of our language immersion camps abroad:

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