The aim of the programme is to familiarise students with the city of London. It combines educational and recreational activities, with visits to civic centres and iconic monuments, and participation in youth and community groups. This is an all inclusive residential summer camp with accommodation, full board, tuition, activities and excursions included.
This is a chance for students to experience the various aspects of every day life in London, as well as learn about English History, Religion, Literature and Art and popular culture. The schedule also includes specially designed English lessons and drama workshop. Students will visit the most famous landmarks in London and share in its cultural diversity.
The ELACP summer camp is the perfect blend of learning and having fun, and London is the ideal place to spend the summer. The mornings are dedicated to fun-filled lessons to stimulate confidence and imagination, then long afternoons learning to navigate the London underground and bus routes or enjoying a boat ride on the Thames river, having a peaceful picnic in one of the great parks, or engaging in an exciting treasure trail. Visits to famous museums and iconic monuments, lunch at popular restaurants, colourful street festivals, playing games and meeting new friends.
The ELACP summer camp is based in Royal Greenwich, a town of great significance in English history. it is the birth place of kings and the former home of Queen Elizabeth I. The town features the magnificent Greenwich park, 180 acres of landscaped gardens, with manicured flower displays, a lake and a deer park. It is famous for its maritime connections, both historical and current. Greenwich sits on the meridian line and hosts the Royal astronomical observatory. Here you can visit many museums, heritage buildings and antique markets, and bask in the cultural ambience. The Royal Naval College is famous for its painted hall, and is now the home of Greenwich University. There are many exquisite vintage shops, markets and fine restaurants. In the north of Greenwich, you can wonder at captivating landmarks, such as the Thames Barrier, the Millenium Dome and the Emirates Air Line, or walk under the Thames through the Brunel tunnel, a showpiece of Victorian Engineering. Greenwich borders on the River Thames, and is only a short boat ride into Westminster and the very heart of London.