AGE: This is a supervised program for boys and girls between 11 to 18 years old with all levels of Spanish.
Day Programs (no accommodation included) are open for young kids who are in Barcelona with their parents/tutors.

LEVEL: Basketball levels: Practice and Advanced. International participants are mixed at the camp with the Spanish players, boys and girls, according to their group age, level and experience. At the camp, players will be placed with the right group according to their group age and skills.
If you want to make sure that there will be players with your same age and level, please contact us to know the best dates to participate in the program.

SPANISH IMMERSION SUMMER PROGRAM: Our Spanish Immersion Program is designed to provide teenager students with an immersion in the Spanish way of life. The students live with our nice and carefully selected Spansih host families. Host families are located nearby the school, usually walking distance, and in some of the nicest neirborhoods in Barcelona.
The program includes scheduled Spanish lessons at SpainBcn School Monday thruogh Friday (in the morning or in the afternoon according to the participants group age. When participants are not at the camp or at the school they are attending a complete cultural program with a variety of interesting guided visits, sightseeing tours, historical routes, best museums, and excursions.
The SpainBcn teachers and coordinators accompany the students group during all the actitivities included in the program. All teen students return to their host families accommodations to have dinner with the family.
Students have daily breakfast and dinner with the host family. Lunch is included in the program and served by the school for those under 14 years old. Those older than 14 who want to have their lunch included in the program have to request it when they enrol (or it can be also arrenaged when they are in Barcelona).

SUPERVISED PROGRAM FOR TEENS: We (SpainBcn teachers and coordinators) personally pick up our students at Barcelona airport on arrival and departures dates for those participants travelling alone to Barcelona.  Students are also picked up at their accommodations the first 2-3 days by the teachers and coordinators that will accompany them to the school or to the camp (depending on their program schedule).SpainBcn teachers and coordinators will pick them up in the morning to accompany them until they feel confortable going to the school by themselves.
Teachers and coordinators will also accompany them to the host families at 7:30 pm. after the afternoon activities.

BASKETBALL PROGRAM DATES DEPENDING ON YOUR GROUP AGE: dates for your Basketball summer programs may vary depending on your group age. If you are interested, please contact us as soon as possible because groups by age will be closed when there are enough participants enrolled.

OUR LOCATION IN BARCELONA: Our school is located in the very center of Barcelona in one of the nicest and more elegant areas of the city: between the main streets of Passeig de Gracia and Rambla de Cataluna, less than 5 minutes walking to Plaza Cataluña and Las Ramblas, the most tourist part of Barcelona. We are in the heart of the Modernist Route and some of the more important Antonio Gaudi's building are just around the corner.

ABOUT OUR STUDENTS IN SUMMER: During the months of June and July most of our students are teenagers who participate in our supervised Summer Programs in Barcelona as individuals. Most of them are from United States, Canada and different countries in Europe. From middle August the group age is from 20 years old and our students are from different European countries.

ABOUT PROGRAM's CURFEW: For the Teen Summer Programs the curfew for those students under 18 is at 11:30 pm.
Those parents or tutors who want to give permission to their children to go ut at night (without teachers, coordinators or the host families) must send us a formal authorization.
Note: Some of the host families may prefer to have a student that do not go out during the night as the children of the family may not have permission to go out at night yet.

ABOUT THE HOMESTAY ACCOMMODATION IN BARCELONA: Students live with nice, warm and carefully selected Spanish host families that collaborate with our School taking care of the program's participants. Students may choose to be placed alone in the host family or together with other/s participant/s of our programs. When placing the students with the host families we try to match as mush as possible the students requests. * Inform us about your preferences and requests when filling out the "Host Family Questionnary" that will be sent when you enroll in the program.

ABOUT THE CULTURAL PROGRAM: The cultural program includes a variety of Historical routes and guided visits to the best museums and to the most interesting places in Barcelona including guided historical walks with a History Professor through the old city to visit the Romans Ruins, the Gothic Quarter and the Medieval area; guided tours to some of the most interesting Modernist buildings of Antonio Gaudi, etc.
Friday afternoon: beach (or free afternoon for those older than 16 who already know the city -optional-).
Every Saturday of the student's program there is scheduled "Day excursion" out of the city to visit others interesting places of cultural or historical interests and beautiful beaches to enjoy more of the Mediterranean coast. The school will prepare a package-lunch or a picnic (big sandwich and drink) for all students on Fridays (beach day) and Saturdays (excursion day).

PROGRAM PRICES: Our enrolment period for our youth summer programs will start on December 1st.
Please contact us by e-mail in December to receive the updated list of prices for Baskeball & Spanish/Cultural Programs in summer 2016. Thank you!
* EARLY BIRD PRICES: We would like also to inform to all those interested in enrolling in our teen summer programs that the "Early Bird Prices" are valid for those fully enrolled in our programs by March 1st.
NOTE: To enrol early in the program will also help us to be able to fulfill all the students' requeriments regarding their Spanish host family accommodation.
* BUDDY DISCOUNT: enroll with your buddies and get "Buddy discount" on the total cost of each of your programs.
* FOR GROUPS: From 5 students, ask us for a special group price.


Any questions? Basketball@SummerCampsBarcelona.com

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