English in Capetown

Junior dream camp | Summer camps

Capetown

Cape town is an amazing city. It is the perfect place to discover the unique wildlife and culture of Africa with wild animals such as lions or zebras and have lots of fun on the beach and sea activities, while experiencing a multicultural lifestyle. On the waterfront there are plenty of museums and shops, colourful cafés with delicious seafood and local specialties with live music.

Our programs

A fun packed learning experience in a safe environment. Lessons designed to provide the basic skills of English through conventional learning methods, as well as through activities encouraging integration with students from different countries and cultures.

General program

  • Standard course
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Health Insurance
  • Registration Fee
  • Program of fun, sport, wildlife and sightseeing activities and excursions
  • Standard Transfer available
  • Internet wireless access throughout the school
  • LAL course book and materials, certificate of attendance and report

 

All-inclusive programs in a beautiful Sea Point, near the incredible Table Mountain, with English courses for juniors 13-17 years old from 04 Jan - 15 Feb, 2015.

Our accomodation

LAL propose the following types of accomodations

Shared Rooms

Rooms with 3 - 6 beds, many rooms have access to brand new shared washrooms.

Standard Rooms

Single or twins, all en-suite, with television.

 

Included:

  • pre-paid wireless internet access.
  • tea and coffee facilities.

Our activities

LAL propose the following types of activities

Culture excursion:

  • Township Tour : Exploring township life, Langa, the oldest formal township in Cape Town and visit a community project learning how apartheid affected the local people.
  • Bo-Kapp & Slave Lodge : The former Malay quarter of Cape Town, a kaleidoscope of coloured houses and littered with Muslim cultural sites such as the first Muslim Mosque in South Africa.
  • Robben Island : Half-day excursion to the former prison of Nelson Mandela ; a ail of isolation has been transformed into a museum as a reminder of the atrocities of Apartheid.
  • South African Museum and National Gallery : Two bastions of national heritage. The South African Museum houses items from millions of years ago.

Nature excursion:

  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens : A World Heritage Site, containing an immaculate variety of fauna and flora, alongside a wealth of animal and bird life .
  • World of Birds : A tropical garden and surrounded by rocky mountain ranges, the World of Birds is the largest bird park in Africa and home to more than 3000 birds and animals.
  • Seal Island : A scenic ride around the mountainous bay to the local seal colony.
  • Cape of Good Hope & Boulders Beach : False Bay coastline to Boulders Beach to see the African penguin colony, then a  visit to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, home to wildlife such as antelope, baboons and wild ostrich.
  • Hermanus : The whale watching capital of South Africa.
  • Stellenbosch, Franschoek, cheetahs and lions : The picturesque Cape winelands,  a cheetah sanctuary to get close to rehabilitated cheetahs, followed by a tranquil walk around the first French Huguenot settlement of Franschoek.
  • Ostrich Farm : West Coast Ostrich Farm, to see and learn about a variety of birds such as ostrich, emus, rheas and peacocks.
  • Two Ocean’s Aquarium : Home to over 3000 oceanic species from both the Indian and Atlantic oceans.

Fun excursion:

  • Ratanga Junction Theme Park : The only theme park in Cape Town, with 30 rides ranging from kids and family rides to thrill rides for the more adventurous.
  • Canal Walk Shopping Mall : The most comprehensive shopping experience in South Africa.
  • Access Park : A shopper’s delight; a wonderland of 70 outlet and 80 factory stores up to 50% off the retail price .
  • Beach Day : Premiere beaches on the Atlantic coast .

Sightseeing excursion:

  • City Tour : Historical centre of Cape Town to gain background into the city’s rich history.
  • Table Mountain : One of the new “7 Natural Wonders of the World”, Table Mountain. This iconic symbol of Cape Town.
  • V&A Waterfront : An idyllic setting for a fun-filled day out.
  • Castle of Good Hope : The oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa, the centre of administrative, civilian and military life in the early days of the Cape Colony.
  • Green Market Square and Signal Hill : Local flea market, where bargaining and curios are the order of the day.

Sport excursion:

  • Lion’s Head hike : Between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, on the summit, you can gaze over majestic views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range, the white sandy beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton, and the Cape Town city centre. For the wild at heart, the hike can be done at night, under the bright, shining full moon.
  • Blouberg Beach : A picturesque view of Table Mountain, a must-have background for any visitor’s photo collection. When the wind is blowing, the beach is dominated by a variety of sports activities such as surfing and kite flying.
  • Ice Skating : Grandwest Casino and Entertainment Complex where an afternoon is spent ice skating on the only Olympic size ice rink in Cape Town.

 

TIPS FOR TRAVELERS

Medical Care:

  • Students should bring their medical insurance.

Visa:

Deposit and Damage:

  • Damage deposit of ZAR300 per person to be paid on arrival. Lost keys are charged
  • ZAR 50. Lock changes are charged ZAR200.

Additional Information:

  • In addition to the clothes and toiletries it is recommended to bring your own dictionary, paper, pen, pencil for the school and extra money. For homestay, no deposit is required and damage is charged at the family’s discretion.