Summer Camps in Barcelona 2024

April 10, 2024 | Blog, Education, Holidays & Travel, Parenting

It’s that time of year again when parents start to gear up for the 13 week summer holidays in Catalunya. Typically there are many different summer camps in Barcelona during the second half of June and all of July, whilst parents continue to work. August is generally taken as a holiday for all the family, although as work habits change, increasing numbers of clubs and organisations are offering summer camps during this month too.

There are a huge variety of summer camps in Barcelona available in summer 2024. From outdoorsy sports camps to creative design studios, there is something for every child. Here are some of the best summer camps in English in Barcelona.  

UPDATED APRIL 2024


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La Molina Summer Camp in the Pyrenees

 

 

Located in the beautiful Pyrenees, La Molina Summer Camp near Barcelona welcomes children aged 7 to 14 to experience the freedom of living in nature, surrounded by forest and mountain landscapes.

The weekly residential camps take place from Sunday to Sunday and offer a fantastic array of activities and fun experiences. The Vall de Tossa camp is located a ten minute walk from Lake Molina and is well equipped with a swimming pool, football field, outdoor theatre and an indoor activity centre just in case of bad weather.

A typical week might include kayaking, ziplining, white water rafting, mountain biking, horse riding and more. Every evening campers take part in fun activities such as cinema nights, a talent show and a farewell party with music and dancing before the end of each camp. 

Sign up for La Molina Summer Camp


Rosa dels Vents

 

 

With over 40 years of experience running summer camps, Rosa dels Vents run excellent day and residential adventure camps for children and teenagers. 

They organise stays in educational facilities throughout Catalunya, with camps themed around activities such as karting and motorsports, horse riding, football and sailing camps. They also offer fantastic immersive English language experiences with a balance of lessons and fun activities.

Some of the newest Rosa dels Vents camps available for 2024 include an 8-day filmmaking workshop for 10 to 15 year olds and a magic camp for 6 to 8 year olds. Parents can access photos and videos of their child’s days at camp via a secure online portal that is regularly kept up to date.

Register for Rosa dels Vents


American School of Barcelona (ASB) Summer English Programme 

 

This summer ASB are running a 4-week Summer Programme from 1st to 26th July 2024, for students looking to immerse themselves in English in an engaging and interactive environment.

Classes for ages 3 to 5 will take place from 9:30 to 14:00 and include hands-on English classes with plenty of fun age-appropriate activities. Older children aged 6 to 16 can attend the full day programme, which includes 2.5 hours of English lessons each day, followed by immersive activities in English including art, musical theatre, lego robotics, library trips and more. 

All teachers are native English speakers and the children benefit from small class sizes, grouped by age and their level of proficiency. The cost of the morning programme is 1,000€ and the extended programme is 1,345€ per child. The school will be offering ten scholarships to grade 4-5 children from low income families for their summer programme this year.

Register for the ASB Summer English Programme


Benjamin Franklin International School (BFIS)

 

 

Benjamin Franklin International School offers students action-packed summer programmes for every interest and age group. Options for summer 2024 include: 

Summer Creativity Camp

Running from 25th to 28th June, 1st to 5th July and 8th to 12th July 2024, Summer Creativity Camp is a creative, experiential learning programme for ages 4 to 10. Open to BFIS and external students, the camp will focus on art and sensorial activities. More information coming soon. 

Basketball Camp with Coach Will B.

Running from 1st to 5th July and 8th to 12th July 2024, Basketball Camp with Coach Will B. is suitable for 11 to 17 year olds (both BFIS and external students). The teens will practice their individual basketball skills, game skills and learn about game theory. More information on how to register will be published on the school website soon.

For more information on Benjamin Franklin summer camps, contact after-school programmes coordinator Bea Zimmermann asp@bfischool.org.

Artificial Intelligence Summer Course

From 25th June to 5th July 2024, BFIS will host an intensive summer course for grades 8-12, open to students from all schools.

Organised in partnership with Inspirit AI for a second time in 2024, the daily workshops will be taught by leading instructors from Stanford and MIT. The cost is $1500 and no prior programming or computer science experience is needed. A more advanced programme is available for those who took AI Scholars last year. Read the camp brochure and register here.

Read more about BFIS 2024 Summer Camps.


Learnlife

 

 

From 25th of June to 26th July 2024 Learnlife are running a new & exciting holiday programme for kids aged 6 to 13 at their Eco Hub in Castelldefels. Organised in collaboration with Fundamentales, this beachfront location will welcome children for a summer adventure connected to nature.

Camp highlights will include exciting excursions to a petting zoo, climbing and trampoline parks, forest school and survival skills. Campers will have plenty of time to relax and play at the beach and at local swimming pools. Learnlife summer camps are in English with multilingual facilitators.

The cost is 220€ per week for full days and 165€ per week for half days. All bookings include the cost of lunch and snacks and week 1 of the camp will have a reduced price as it is a shorter week

Register for Learnlife Summer Camps*

*Recieve an Barly Bird 10% discount with code EARLYCAMP24 if you book before 21st April.


Oak House School

 

The 36th edition of Oak House School summer school programme returns from 25th June to 19th July 2024. This English Summer School in Barcelona is suitable for children aged 3 to 14 years old  and will combine English lessons with lots of fun activities and excursions including Port Aventura and Tibidabo, laser tag and more. 

Each age group will have a different level of topic based English classes combined with workshops, sports, talent shows and more. The summer programme is open to Oak House school pupils as well as students from other schools. Parents can access daily photos through a password-protected site. 

Fees are 290€ for 1 week, 570€ for 2 weeks, 800€ for 3 weeks and 950€ for 4 weeks. Parents can book consecutive or alternative weeks and benefit from a 10% discount from the third child enrolled.

Read more or sign up now for Oak House Summer School Holiday Camps 2024.


St George International School

 

This year St. George International School will host a summer English immersion camp at their campus in Barcelona for children aged 3 to 12 years old. The camp will run from 25th June to 26th July 2024, with all classes and activities led by native English-speaking teachers. The children will take part in sports, water games, workshops, cooking, arts and crafts and other activities while having fun and making friends with children from different cultures and nationalities.

The price for the camp includes lunch, onsite resources and medical insurance. The pricing is as follows: 1 week 300€, 2 weeks 600€, 3 weeks 900€, 4 weeks 1150€ and 5 weeks 1300€.

 

 

Following last year’s success there will also be a robotics and technology camp with LEGO Education for children aged 6 to 12 years old.  This fantastic hands-on camp will run from 1st to 12th July 2024 and the price per week is 300€. For more information visit the St George website.

Register for St. George International School Summer Camp


Emilio Sánchez American School

 

 

Sharing a campus with the Emilio Sánchez American School, these impressive tennis camps run on a weekly basis from the end of June to early September. 

The Emilio Sánchez Academy Summer Camp has been designed for young tennis players from around the world from 12 to 21 years of age. Their intensive tennis summer camps combine high-level tennis training with language studies and fun activities for a memorable summer in Barcelona.

Students can choose to study English, Spanish or French, taught by native teachers at the ES American School. Activities include beach trips, visits to local attractions such as a guided tour of the Camp Nou in Barcelona and trips to Port Aventura.

Weekly Fees for the Summer Intensive are 1530€ for non-boarding,  2020€ for boarding in a quadruple room and 2115€ for a double room.

Sign up for the Emilio Sánchez Academy Summer Camp


Hamelin-Laie International School

 

The beautiful Hamelin-Laie campus, just 20 minutes from Barcelona’s city centre by the Mediterranean sea, is the perfect place for a dream summer camp experience. Their residential and day summer camps offer full English immersion for all ages:

Barcelona Art Discovery Camp

Barcelona Art Discovery Camp will run from 7th to 20th July for students aged 12 to 16 years old, with day and residential options. Campers will explore Barcelona’s art scene and the city’s rich artistic traditions, as well as learn new creative techniques with a variety of materials.

Innovation and Creation Camp

Hamelin-Laie’s Innovation and Creation Camp will also run from 7th to 20th July, for campers aged 12 to 16 years old.  With a focus on technology and entrepreneurship, campers will work on engaging projects and enjoy excursions to dynamic locations around the city.

English Language Summer Camp

Running from 25th June to 26th July, this immersive day camp for 3 to 11 year olds is packed with activities run by native english-speaking monitors. Expect games, workshops, music, theatre, sports, crafts, movies and more.

 

 

Multi-Sport Camp

Also running from 25th June to 26th July, Hamelin-Laie’s exhilarating sports day camps are run by experienced instructors. There are football, volleyball and basketball programmes for campers aged 3 to 16 years old, with a mix of skills sessions, physical training and match tactics combined with fun experiences.

Register for Summer Camps at Hamelin-Laie

 

Please note that registrations are currently open and will be accepted until Friday 7th June for English Language Camp and Multi-Sports Camp and until Friday 21st June for the Barcelona Art Discovery Camp and Innovation and Creation Camp. Registrations will not be accepted after this date.


British School of Barcelona (BSB)

 

The British School of Barcelona is offering a summer school camp with half day and full day options, from 25th June to 26th July 2024 at BSB Sitges and BSB Castelldefels, Monday to Friday.

The camp is open to children ages 3 to 12 who attend BSB and other schools. The summer camp provides programmes that focus on four different areas: creativity, communication, problem-solving and physical education. Three different programmes are available, depending on the child’s age:

Summer Play

For children 3 to 5 years old with all activities done in small groups, lead by English-speaking staff who will help provide opportunities through play, crafts, singing and drama, that will allow children to improve their English skills.

Summer Activity

Available at both BSB Sitges and BSB Castelldefels, for ages 6-12. The students will get to enjoy various activities such as sport, crafts, music and dance, all designed to enhance their English vocabulary in different real-world situations.

Bus services are available from BCN with a fee applied.

Summer Language School

For 12-16 year olds – participants are immersed in a full language learning experience with actual BSB teachers which combines language lessons with entertaining activities that help develop their skills and confidence in speaking, reading, writing and listening whilst having fun.

These additional activities may include escape rooms, water sports at Canal Olímpic, karting, beach day in Castelldefels and many more to complete a diverse and thrilling programme.

Prices per week are 195€ for half days  (9.00-13.00) and 300€ for full days (9.00-17.00). There is a one-off matriculation fee of 40€ for non-BSB students. Prices for the week from the 25th June to the 28th June are lower as it is a four-day week and start at 156€.

Register for BSB Summer School


Montessori Village Sarrià

 

 

Montessori Village Sarrià offer summer camps for boys and girls in a respectful, child-centred environment with a Montessori approach. Children enjoy different activities and workshops designed to awaken their curiosity and creativity in mixed age groups, in a bilingual setting.

Request Information and Register for Montessori Village Sarrià Summer Camps


St Peter’s International School

 

St. Peter’s School will offer an array of different summer camps from 25th June to 12th July 2024. There are four camps available for students to choose from:

Baby Explorers

A kindergarten service during the summer for children born in 2021 to 2023, with full day and half day options available.

Little Explorers

For children born in 2019 and 2020. Full day and half day options available. Children will become genuine explorers of the sea, the jungle, and the safari with a different excursion each week.

Change Makers

For children born in 2013 to 2018.  The older kids explore sports and hands on experiments to develop scientific skills in a fun environment.  The children enjoy a different excursion each week too.

 

 

Teen Tech Titans

Especially for students born between 2009 and 2012. Teens can become an AI expert and learn new concepts about Machine Learning in only 9 days.

The school will also team up with Bonfit to offer sporty camps for kids aged 8 to 12, and with La Molina Summer Camp (mentioned above) for week-long residential camps in nature.

Fees start from 195€ per week for Baby Explorers up to 295€ for change makers and  585€ for the Teen Tech Titans.

Register for St Peter’s Summer Camps


British College of Gavà (BCG)

The British College of Gavà Summer Camps return in 2024 with a brilliant array of different holiday camps from 1st to 26th July for both BCG and non-BCG students. The school is located in Gavà Mar near Castelldefels, 20 minutes from Barcelona city centre. They offer the following themed camps:

Building a New World

Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds, in the school’s rich play-based learning environment. The camp will provide English workshops for language development with added interaction that will teach the campers about sustainable development.

Shaping Tomorrow

Designed for children aged 6 to 7, these vibrant camps will include a unique blend of play-based activities and an introduction to engaging, age-appropriate projects.

Leading the Change

This dynamic camp for 8-13 year olds will include active, inclusive project-based activities, spots, water games and inflatables, technology based activities and more, with monitors fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan. 

Emerging Global Citizens

For 13-17 yr olds, this camp focuses on helping students work towards taking their English language skills to the next level. They will achieve their language objectives by working on a presentation project each week based around a specific UN Sustainable Development Goal.

The cost for BCG Summer Camps per week is 235€  for full days and 185€  for half-day sessions, and 210 per week for Emerging Global Citizens.

Register for BCG Summer Camps by email at summercamp@bcgava.com or by WhatsApp at +34 676931380.


Take a look at our comprehensive list of International Schools in Barcelona, Sitges and Girona to find more summer camps in Catalonia

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