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Xplore the

World!

Gesa Sellmann, Mirco Krause, Bennet Mรถller, Sara Brandt

Hannah Buckland

Dear Parents! Welcome to Xplore, an experienced youth travel provider, dedicated to organising action packed, interactive language camps. With our expert teams in Germany, England, America and most recently in

We pride ourselves on providing a personal and socialising. Our aim is to provide students with an exciting and diverse language learning experience,

holiday experience with us.

small classes, whilst providing them with the highest

the students are immersed, enhances learning English

or Ireland to experience culture and history? Best wishes,

Xplore Team

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Gemma Melton, Emma Devine


England

Ireland

London, the Queen and Harry Potter are typically associated with England. However, when you visit with Xplore you will learn so

Everywhere you go Ireland’s history presents Ireland’s rich heritage. Our language camp is situated on the

19 come together with the common goal improving their English skills.

Germany

USA

Sauerland, Hachen is a warm and welcoming village with a picturesque lake on site.

an insider as we take you on an exciting accommodation on the college campus.

accommodation in a ‘village’ setting. Both

arranged day excursions.

year olds.

Contents 4 ........................................ Introduction 6 .................................. English Courses 8 .............................England – Overview 10 .................................... Accomodation 12 ............................................. Activities 14 .................................................. 18 ..................................... Extra Courses 22 ......................................... Excursions 24 ..................................Brandeston Hall 26 ................................... 28 ........................................... Saint Felix 30 .......................................... 32 ................................ Worksop College 34 ........................................ 36 ........................................ 38 ............................... Ireland - Overview 40 .................... 42 ........................... Germany - Overview 44 ........................................... Sauerland 48 .................................. USA - Overview 50 ..............................................Regions 52 ............................ 54 ..................................Travel Insurance 55 ............................ Terms & Conditions

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Four Countries – just one goal matter what country you decide to visit, you and on excursions. The leisure time activities are taken

home. Our personal service really does set us apart. Programme Included in the package price is our Multi Activity Programme and English lessons. There is also the

particular activity or sport. Our Camp Leaders make sure that you get up in the person and work together to ensure you have the

your hand at horse riding? It’s your choice. adding an Extra Course to your holiday is sure to make Courses, Multi Activity and English Lessons into your

some independence. Where will you stay?

International Mix

encourage you to speak English and we are very their language skills. The unique atmosphere in our

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In America, depending on your chosen programme


“Worskop College offers a great opport uni ty to meet new people and enjoy yourself! It was the best week I‘ve ever had! I met loads of new people who I still talk to even though they are in different countries. All the staff are really friendly and great to talk to!“ Sam Burford-Eyre, England

“Thank you Xplore awesome group of teens for our homes. Michaela has quickly become part of our family. She is so sweet and is very patient with us as we try to speak German. :) Xplore has made this an amazing summer for us all!!!“ Kim and Tony Fisichella, USA LANGUAGE

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English Courses and optimise their lesson plans, whilst incorporating exhilarating language learning experience. English

Course Content Our regular ‘Classic’ English course is already

improving each individual’s communication skills. We

levels and interests. Spanning across all cultures, Intensive or Super Intensive Lessons For those older students really hoping to improve and lessons as well as A-level preparation. You can increase

Prices for Intensive Courses

Our English teachers are all native speakers. They

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'Passport to English‘ First Step younger campers aged six to ten years with very little or no

You will now have a good and understand almost everything.

Students at this level have a and structural understanding, Students at this level will understand

organised text on descriptive or narrative topics.

Masters

At the top level you possess near You can understand and respond At Intermediate level you can understand most conversations and

and phrases.

We are now working closely with a highly respected UK aim to make sure our classes are an interesting experience

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England Worksop College

Birmingham

PRincethorpe Saint Felix

Warwickshire

Brandeston Hall Finborough Hall

Westonbirt

Woodbridge

Gloucestershire

Bath

Pangbourne Berkshire


England

residential centres, there everyone. We guarantee you will make

English language so you can

Westonbirt,

For more details see page 30 and 31

Brandeston Hall,

Finborough Hall,

Saint Felix,

more than outdoor adventure. We’re

on the East Anglian coast is near to

For more details see page 24 and 25

For more details see page 26 and 27

For more details see page 28 and 29

Worksop College, 13 to 17 years

Woodbridge, 13 to 17 years

Pangbourne,

and cosy venue.

Are you sporty and competitive?

We are excited to announce

Sherwood competition.

still have a really great sports and activity programme.

For more details see page 32 and 33

For more details see page 34 and 35

For more details see page 36 and 37

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England

Home from Home away

everyone.

locations. We guarantee well-equipped classrooms, internet access, excellent

Courses. It is also important to consider what camp is

showers are located on the same level as your room

The areas that are most impressive are where you will

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Activities Sports • Badminton • Archery • Bridge Building • Canoeing • Kayaking • Low Ropes • Mountain Biking

• Kwik Cricket • Squash • Swimming • Tennis

• Orienteering • Unihoc • Quad Biking • Water Polo • Slackline • Trust Trail

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Entertainment

Creativity

• BBQ

• Banner Painting • Bracelet Making • Circus Skills • Coconut Jewellery • Cupcakes • Dance • Drama • Face Masks • Hama Beads • Talent Show Prep

• Cluedo • Disco • Fun Fairs • Internet • Jungle Gym • Mini Olympics

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• Singstar • Talent Shows • Theme Parties


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"Join the club!“

Art & Design Club new materials.

they are such a great opportunity to work with your area. Use this opportunity to try out new things or expand on existing interests.

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England

Fashion Club and design skills. We will design trendy accessories including your very own personalised

Multimedia Club

equipment that you will need is provided.

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Circus Club and coordination that is required.

cartwheels, headstands and human pyramids. We will even make our own

DAnce & Fitness Club Awaken your creative side with this one week long dance and

sharpen your skills and learn in a new environment, this course is

all the dancing knowledge you need to choreograph a routine and

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England

British Sports Club

Outdoor Adventure Club animal noises and tracks.

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Courses REGISTRO PROFESIONAL DE TENIS

Soccer Academy

Tennis Academy

to develop your technical, tactical, physical and mental skills. Social the academy provides opportunities to motivated teenagers, either Each practice session starts with a special warm up including the

tournament ends this high-class tennis course. Course Length: Extra Charge: Camps:

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Course Length: Extra Charge: Camps:


England

Horse Riding ponies and horses and includes large paddocks, two mĂŠnages, plus

and dressage.

Golf Course Length: Extra Charge: Camp:

Golf Beginner

as putting.

and mental stamina. Course Length: Extra Charge: Camp: Worksop College

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Water Sports

Course Length: Extra Charge: Camps:

Wakeboarding

Course Length: Extra Charge: Camps:

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England

Flying Objects Boomerangs, model rockets, radio controlled helicopters and

how to throw, catch and make it return. We then move on to rockets and launch these models over and over again, equipped with their own parachute to ensure they land in one piece. You can take your rocket

Course Length: Extra Charge: Camps:

Xtreme Challenge

Course Length: Extra Charge: Camp: Worksop College

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Excursions

!

During your stay in England we will take you

or at Easton Farm Park. When the sun shines, we

staying every week will not have to repeat any trips.

streets around Leicester Square and Covent Garden. this city there is always something new to discover. City Trips Our city day trips take you to interesting cities in the

Just for Fun

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England

A perfect day in London Last Saturday we went to London. First the staff gave us our yummy lunch. Then we split in three groups: The London Dungeon and the third to Madame Tussauds. We

our family and friends. We liked it a lot and during the things in every shop we saw.

Carla DomĂŠnech & LucĂ­a Olmos, Spain

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Brandeston Hall

Welcome to the centre which we term

Home sweet Home

England. this you can make things like slime, wands and lava The Camp

know how to deter home sickness. decorate cupcakes.

you on a harness. In addition we have a sports hall,

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Here at Xplore we are always happy to

where we visit the historic castle and BeWilderwood

On the rare occasion that you want to not spent at camp. Why do we do this?


England

All facts at a glance Age English Courses • First Step • Junior • Primary • Preliminary • Elementary

Excursions • London • Theme Park BeWilderwood

Dates 2014

Day Camp *

from to from to

Price 1 week ............................ ........................... Additional week ...............

Included in the price •

• Easton Farm Park • Southwold Beach • Bury St Edmunds

Unacompanied Minors

as unacompanied minors. For more

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common

• Multi Activity Programme

Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Finborough Hall

own equestrian centre.

very own river. Fancy toasting some marshmallows over

Riders Paradise

The Camp

Experienced riders will the woodlands and some great outdoor activities or walk down to the

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the lunge.


England

All facts at a glance Age

Dates 2014

English Courses

2 weeks from to

• • • • • •

Junior Primary Preliminary Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate

Excursions • London • Theme Park Pleasurewood Hills

Day Camp *

3 weeks from to

Price ....................... 3 weeks ........................ Additional week ............

Included in the price •

• Southwold Beach

Sports Courses • Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Saint Felix

Beach Lovers

and sun worshippers. The seaside resort with

The Camp School, which are mainly single occupancy. Outside in

really challenge your driving skills. Try out the school’s sports centre with a heated swimming pool, gym and squash courts.

cinema nights. 28 |

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our sandcastle and sand sculpture competitions. Staying at Saint Felix allows you to discover East


England

All facts at a glance

Dates 2014 Easter 1 week from to

Age

Summer 2 weeks from to

English Courses

Summer 3 weeks from to

• • • • •

Preliminary Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Advanced

Excursions • London

Day Camp *

Price 1 week .......................... ........................ 3 weeks ........................ Additional week ............

Included in the price •

• Colchester

Sports Courses • Tennis Academy ........ • Water Sports .............. ............

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Westonbirt

we are pretty sure you’ll love it. For example, the all

Kings & Queens

to archery. The Camp

The evening entertainment programme promises to

Cotswolds.

new. The traditional house is steeped in history and long driveway towards the school.

Highgrove. What a great opportunity expansive school grounds.

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‘Harry Potter’ tour, the Roman Baths or the modern Welsh metropolitan


England

All facts at a glance Age English Courses • • • • •

Preliminary Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Advanced

Excursions • London • Bath

Sports Courses • Soccer Academy ....... • Tennis Academy ........ • Water Sports ............. ........... ...........

Dates 2014

DDaayy Camp *

2 weeks from to 3 weeks from to

Price ........................ 3 weeks ........................ Additional week .............

Included in the price •

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Worksop College

the area. Worksop has its own personality This traditional school will leave you with

There’s never a dull moment with competitions including the popular Miss Sherwood Forest contest and our charity runs.

The Camp

three hundred students on site at a time. This is great

indoor swimming pool and tennis and squash courts.

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Be Active! Academy.


England

All facts at a glance Age

Dates 2014

13 to 17 years

English Courses

2 weeks from to

• Pre-Intermediate • Intermediate • Advanced

3 weeks from to

• Masters

Price

Excursions • London • Manchester • York

....................... 3 weeks ....................... Additional week ............

Included in the price •

• Liverpool

Sports Courses • Soccer Academy ....... ............. ............ • Water Sports .............. ............ • Xtreme Challenge .......

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Woodbridge

Chill Out Zone!

entertainment and activities that we provide on campus.

teenagers who want a holiday where

The Camp the campus and you will discover quaint shops and

perhaps you want to get an adrenaline

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much shopping and relaxing, as you want to do.


England

All facts at a glance Age 13 to 17 years

Dates 2014

English Courses

2 weeks from to

• Pre-Intermediate • Intermediate • Advanced

3 weeks from to

• Masters

Price

Excursions

........................ 3 weeks ........................ Additional week ............

• London

Day Camp *

Included in the price • Ipswich

Sports Courses • Tennis Academy ......... • Water Sports ..............

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Pangbourne

English Classes

Perfect your English including A-level preparation.

and presentations and even colloquial terms and

The Camp close to London and the River Thames with Reading

Whilst participating in an intensive programme it is

English courses and A-level study preparation. These are extended sessions

Fashion Design, Dance and Fitness, British Sports,

your weekly stay. desk in his or her room. There are also lounge style deserved relaxation. It is also important to take some

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England

All facts at a glance Age English Courses • Intermediate • Advanced • Masters

Intensive Courses

Excursions • London

Dates 2014

Day Camp *

2 weeks from to *Please Note:

3 weeks from to *Please Note:

Price

Included in the price •

• Bournemouth • Windsor

Sports Course

• Course Material • Progress Report according to the CEFR - Common • Multi Activity Programme Entrance Fees

please visit www.xplorelanguage.com

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Ireland

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Ireland

Welcome to Ireland, the

Dublin

Saint Columba‘s

You will also experience Ireland, a young and contemporary community and well-kept traditions is

Dublin proximity to the capital city it goes without saying that we will

Learning English

on sports. Together with our Irish sports coaches we will teach

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Saint Columba‘s College

heritage including shamrocks, sheep, vikings and old historic castles at this picturesque

super versatile activity programme will keep students

"Be Irish for a day“

The Camp

language, learn how to Irish dance and how to milk a cow or help the sheepdogs

on a hay cart into the moor including some “Bog Jumping”.

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Ireland

All facts at a glance Age

Dates 2014

English Courses

2 weeks from to

• • • • •

Preliminary Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Advanced

Price

Excursions

• Bayrons Bay Beach

Included in the price •

• Course Material • Progress Report

• Multi Activity Programme

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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Germany

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Germany

Summer Camp in Germany. As a location we have chosen one you – the Sauerland in the western part

Dortmund

Berlin

International Summer Camp Sauerland

Easter and in summer and

Munich

two weeks. Languages

are German and English.

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German

For those students who wish to learn German during their time at camp we

practice your German outside the classroom.

English

Language Courses

oral participation and improving each individual’s communication

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Spending your holiday at our German centre does not

Germany

Windsurfing

Adventurers.

In the unlikely event that there is no wind at all we will keep you entertained with trendy water sports such as stand up paddling or kayaking.

Sports

Creativity Entertainment Theme Parties

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d an rl ue Sa p m ca er m m Su l na io at rn te In

means you will try many thrilling activities that you

The Boat House

Fancy learning new sports such as Cross Boccia,

centre is the ‘Boat House’ situated

Hachen is a warm and welcoming campus

The Camp Association and during the summer it comes to

track? Your experience at camp is sure to make those swimming pool and numerous activities including

trend sport Stand Up Paddling.

choice in Hachen.

as the Movie Park with thrilling rides, the water park

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Germany

All facts at a glance Age

Dates 2014

Language Courses

Easter 1 week from to

• First Step

Summer 1 week from to

• Advanced

Summer 2 weeks from to

Excursions • • • •

Movie Park Cologne ‘Centro’ Waterpark ‘

Price ’

1 week .......................... ........................

Sports Courses ..............

Included in the price

• Course Material • Progress Report • Multi Activity Programme

Your International Travel Insurance is already included in the price.

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USA

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USA

students to experience a new culture in an English-speaking

English Courses your classmates and American teacher. Students enrolled in programmes

Seattle

Washington, D.C. New York

San Francisco

Asheville

Los Angeles

Los Angeles recreational programming. This way we create a multicultural, yet English

Brooksville/Orlando Florida

and interesting experiences, adventures and treasures you can only

widespread practice among Americans young and old. It is our goal to

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Asheville popular destinations such as Aspen or Austin. The sunny summers

Spend two weeks playing soccer with exceptional coaches and players

Florida

the giant outlet malls and much, much more.

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USA

Los Angeles chill out and socialise in.

educational tours such as visiting a school or police department,

We understand you want to meet other American teens which is great as

Washington DC

during meals at the dining hall and during sports activities on campus.

week in DC will not only provide you with an insight into the diversity and attractions such as the Six Flags America theme park.

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Booking Information

How do I choose the right camp?

holiday package. We will then ask you to pay a

Dear Parents It is important that you choose a trustworthy,

What happens next?

Travel documents How do I book? sheet with all the names, addresses and

www.xplorelanguage.com get in touch with us.

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Travel Othe

Flight Bookings

Coutr r ies

Ireland included in the package price. Air

are happy to assist you with your individual

Airport Transfer the price.

Germany

Do I need a Visa?

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Individual Travel

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You can also take your child directly to we would kindly ask you to pick-up your child

your child might need a visa to travel to the UK, Ireland, Germany or the

USA

your approximate arrival time so that we can to you together with the travel documents.

the package price. Please contact us in case you need any assistance with your

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Travel Insurance Xplore. We are pleased to announce that we have launched a partnership with Endsleigh to provide our travellers with a new comprehensive

Travel Cancellation Insurance

Travel Curtailment Insurance

Medical Travel Insurance Covers medical treatment, hospitalisation and repatriation home. Also

Medical Emergency Assistance

Personal Liability

Luggage Insurance money and travel documents such as passports or visas.

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Terms and Conditions Dear Parents, and a great success in every aspect. We promise that we will holiday cost 11. Host organisation United Kingdom compensate any saved expenses. 6. Cancellation through Xplore contract, we reserve the right to cancel the contract immediately. In this case any

Germany administration charge in such circumstances.

Government action, epidemic disease, adverse weather or natural disaster, Xplore

2. Booking and contract

7. Liability

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As a member of the 3. Payment 8. Guarantee

4. Passport, visa and health regulations 9. Limitation 5. Cancellation

holiday cost

10. Privacy policy

(ABTOT), an


Contact

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Germany

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