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Summer Camp in Lignano, Italy

Lignano Summer Camp

Known for its diverse regions, rich culture, and fabulous food, boot-shaped Italy possesses perhaps the most instantly identifiable physical shape of any country in the world. You can visit Roman ruins, gawk at Renaissance art, stay in tiny hill towns, ski the Alps, explore the canals of Venice, and see more churches than you can imagine. Naturally, you can indulge in the elementary pleasures of good food, improving your wardrobe, and seeking out "la dolce vita." From its beaches to its Alpine mountains, Italy vibrates with a special soul that is reflected in its people, music, and art.

Lignano is a peninsula south of Fruili situated between Venice and Trieste. This popular resort destination offers over 8 km of fine sandy beaches and large shady pine woods. The peninsula is divided into three distinct areas:
Lignano Sabbiadoro is a lively center that is the heart of everyday entertainment with fine shops, hotels/villas, apartments, restaurants and more.The camps is in this area.
Lignano Pineta, in contrast, is peaceful and a place where one will find villas and hotels almost hidden amidst the vegetation of the pine woods and the sand dunes.
Lastly, Lignano Riviera, with a new boat marina offers the peaceful holiday spas, the Zoo Park Punta Verde and an 18 hole golf course.
Lignano’s mild climate, golden stretch of beach, tranquil pinewoods and active, safe city center makes this an excellent environment for teens to learn and have fun!

Age Range

12 to 18

Camp Program

Lignano Residential Summer Camp is hosted at Villaggio Adriatico. Located in the pinewoods along the deep blue sea of the Adriatic, is a pleasant setting for juniors. About 50% of the students are Italian (English and Italian are taught at the campus).

Facilities: Students are placed in triple rooms with private bathroom. All dormitory rooms are assigned according to age and sex. The campus has an extensive pinewood park where outdoor classes are held. It also has its own private beach along with a cafeteria, recreation rooms for leisure activities, TV room and numerous sport facilities such as a swimming pool, basketball, beach volleyball and tennis courts. Capacity is approximately 150 residential students.

On arrival, participants will do the placement test. Classes will be held in the morning. Participants will register for a variety of afternoon activities of their choice: sports; art classes; music & singing, theatre & drama, dance or multimedia workshops; treasure hunts. All activities are run in Italian, thus reinforcing the morning French lessons. The excursions offer an opportunity to discover most of the important sights of Paris and the surrounding area. Participants are accompanied by instructors, teachers and often also by guides.


12- 14 years: 1 supervisor every 15 students.
Activities are always supervised by the group´s tutor as well as leisure and evening activies.
15 - 16 years: 1 supervisor every 15 students but they can move independently in the resort.
Students can choose from a wide range of sports and creative activites. During evening activies outside camp they are always escorted by our supervisors.
17-18 years: 1 supervisor every 15 students, they can move independtly in the resort and they can exit the camp facilities in the evenings with curfew.
They sleep in the residential centre separated from younger students. Activites are customized to their interest.


Prices/Dates (for 2016)

Start Dates
Summer Camp n/a 2885 4135 5380 n/a
All courses have a USD 100 registration fee (Not Refundable)
Note: Accommodation is available Sunday to Saturday, Saturday to Friday (Jordan and Egypt) or Saturday to Saturday (Tokyo) - all other days will have extra charge

Airport Pickup

Included from Venice airport. A driver/program staff member holding a signal with the student´s name will be waiting at the airport arrivals hall. All students are then taken directly to the registration office on campus.
Departing participants are escorted to airline check-in. Beyond passport control, teen participants may only be looked after by airport staff. Please give sufficient notice to the airline if your teen will need to be accompanied from passport control to the gate.
PLEASE NOTE: Transfer service to/from airport is included in tuition for the above mentioned arrival/departure dates only. If pickup/drop-off service is required outside of these days an extra cost will be incurred.

Program Notes


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