Ranum Summer School for teens 2016

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Summer School for teens Are you 14-17 years old, and free in weeks 27, 28, 29 or 30 this year? Come to Ranum, Denmark and join our International Summer School, experience an amazing community with teens from all over the world.


Ranum International Ranum Efterskole College (REC) is the third largest private Efterskole in Denmark. The school’s main goal is to foster and build learners’ abilities. We offer a high-quality 9th- to 12th-grade (high school level) education to both Danish and international learners. Our school is located in northern Jutland in a beautiful village, which boasts a rich history in education. It is near the “Happiest City in Europe,” Aalborg, and is an hour-and-a-half drive from Denmark’s second biggest city, Aarhus. Welcome to Ranum International Summer School

Ranum International Summer School offers a 1, 2 or 4-week programme. The summer programmes embrace the school’s educational philosophy, which emphasises not only the quality of essential courses, but also the development of learners’ interests. This approach strengthen the participants teamwork skills as well the ability to think and become more independent, they have the opportunity to study and relax together with other learners from different cultural backgrounds. Learners will become more confident in speaking and using the language during our English courses as well as gain a better understanding of the history and culture of Denmark, “ the Happiest Country in the World,” while taking the Danish courses. In addition, various extracurricular subjects are offered in the afternoon. Learn how to make delicious food with our chef, or learn how to sail a boat with the sailing teacher. Learn different types of art from our design teacher… or in the evening, choose from different activities, such as beach volleyball and football. Every Wednesday is our big excursion day. Learners travel to Aalborg, Viborg, Aarhus, or other cities to visit exciting tourist attractions. A popular recreational spot is also located near the school, Vilsted Lake. The fjord is a short 4 kilometers away. Walk or ride a bike to the beach, pick some strawberries at the farm, or take a walk in the woods all while enjoying the beauty of nature. Participant amenities include large and modern rooms; three delicious meals a day, cooked by our kitchen staff; WIFI throughout the entire campus; and access to the gym and cinema during spare time. We invite you to spend a full, wonderful, unforgettable time with us.


Summer School Daily schedule for a typical week at school Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Brunch

Brunch

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Assembly

Assembly

Assembly

Assembly

Assembly

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Lunch/Cleaning

Lunch/Contact group meeting

Lunch/Cleaning Lunch

ExtraCurricular Subjects

ExtraCurricular Subjects

Free / study time

Free / study time

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Talent show

Olympics

Memory book

21:00 Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

22:30 Retire to room

Retire to room

Retire to room

Retire to room

Retire to room

Goodnight

Goodnight

Goodnight

Goodnight

07:30 08:30 End of Summer School assembly 08:50 for those who are finishing their stay Biking trip 10:20 12:00

Shopping with lunch

13:30 Beach trip

Welcome and intro-event for new learners

17:00 18:15 Dinner 19:30 Free time

23:00 Goodnight

Team building

Goodnight

ExtraCurricular Subjects Excursion with dinner

Free / study time

Lunch/Cleaning ExtraCurricular Subjects/ Preparation for the party

Theme-party/ end-ofsummer party


How long will you stay? 1 week: 3,900,-

2 weeks: 6,140,-

4 weeks: 12,290,-

You can chose between 1, 2 or 4 week programmes. As an extra bonus, the 4 week programme includes a study trip to Copenhagen.

Accommodation in studio with 2 to 4 roommates

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Excursion to heritage sites in Denmark

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Teachers and staff available all the time!

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3-day excursion to Copenhagen

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Aalborg, Aarhus, Billund

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Sweatshirt, t-shirt, backpack with logo

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Aalborg Zoo, Faarup Sommerland or another


Academic courses All learners will attend English classes, however, learners may choose between attending Science or Danish classes. English We offer an active and relaxing learning environment, which includes group work, presentations, playing games, watching movies and so on. Oral English and communication abilities are a priority. You will attend a class, which matches your English level.

Science Science class consists of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. If you’re curious about nature, please join this class. Learners who choose this class should be familiar with basic, relevant English vocabulary.

Danish Is the Danish Royal family the oldest in Europe? Does it have a longer history than the British Royal family? In the Danish class, you will not only learn practical simple Danish, but also gain a better understanding of Danish culture and history.


Extracurricular courses You may choose one of the following courses per week Sailing

Gastronomy

Want to have close contact with the sea? If yes, then join the sailing class. You will learn how to steer a boat by sail and motor.

Danish cuisine is famous for it’s use of fresh local ingredients. Participants will have the opportunity to try out Danish dishes.

SUP boarding

Design

This is an interesting sport. Sit or stand on a surfboard and use your paddle to enjoy a relaxing trip through the reeds.

Danish design is world-´ renowned. Learn how to design creations that come from your own imagination!

Music Can you play the guitar or piano? Do you have talent for singing? If you love music, join the music class.

Dance Learn to dance. Following the lively music and cheerful rhythms, let your body and heart fly! If you are interested in dancing, join the dance class.

Horseback riding Have you always dreamt about learning how to ride a horse? Then horseback riding is for you. Here you will learn about the basic riding techniques and how to take care of a horse.

Evening activities: Beach-volleyball, Soccer/football, Beach trip, Biking and Bonfire.


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Learners aged 14-17 Learners who can communicate confidently in English Learners who wish to participate/study in an international environment Learners who have an interest in Danish and Scandinavian culture

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We expect active participation. Smoking, alcohol, violence and bullying are not tolerated. We expect students to use proper manners and have a good attitude. We do not tolerate any abuse of social media or computer games (other electronic devices). Beside your own travel insurance, scheduled activities are covered by the school’s liability and business insurance. For activities in the water, all participants will complete a swimming test prior to water activities Students are required to wear life vests/jackets for all water-related activities.

Contact International Office Tel. +45 96 66 44 06 international@ranumefterskole.dk Administrator: Ms. Rie H. Drejer - rie@ranumefterskole.dk Administrator: Ms. Birthe Petersen - bp@ranumefterskole.dk All information is subject to change


Ranum For more information visit www.ranumefterskolecollege.com Tel: +45 9666 4400 E: international@ranumefterskole.dk Seminarievej 23, 9681 Ranum, Himmerland, Denmark

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Ranum Efterskole College collaborates with schools and global organisations

Friendships for life Introduction to Danish culture and heritage 165 years of educational heritage Highly skilled and experienced teachers Cultural exchanges A combination of academic and active learning A variety of extracurricular activities A summer school certificate