Learn actively while having fun
Children’s camps are a modern and widely used form of non-formal English language learning combined with numerous recreational activities. The educational process itself uses methods that encourage children to perform interesting tasks and become active participants in learning.
Knowledge is not gained by memorizing but by playful and entertaining moments: cases adapted to their age and environment are discussed; project issues are solved; information is sought from a variety of sources, including the Internet, which is then summed up to present topics through multimedia, etc. This requires creative thinking and activates the talents. Thus, by reaching the knowledge themselves, the children understand and assimilate it easily and permanently.
Of course, all training activities in these international camps are selected in advance on lessons and days, according to the material which has to be learned. Language is mastered with the spelling and articulation by developing complex themes that acquire knowledge about subjects from school programs and about nature, society, and human relationships. All development activities are skillfully directed by lecturers who are part of the “team In fact, everything in the children’s camps for learning English is on pre-written programs, for which the world pedagogical science and practice is working actively. Both the entertainment and the afternoon and evening activities are specially selected.
Besides being fun for children, they include in the daily use the material studied before lunchtime. Such a program was developed by the lecturers in the mountain international children’s english language camp Lucky Kids, who are from English speaking countries and have worked in the education systems of different countries. It is especially valuable that children are in an English-speaking environment constantly – in addition to the teachers and entertainment animators, they also use English in their mutual contacts. This develops the vocabulary of living standards, on everyday level as well as in themes of insidious topics. And this is actually the solution to the parental excitement How do we improve the English vocabulary of our child.
The long-term benefits of the camps
The main focus of the English-language children’s camps is to raise children’s level of language and at the same time to provide them with a holiday filled with adventures and joyful emotions.
In addition to this there are longer-term benefits that are the basis for building valuable virtues. The team assignments on different projects teach them of teamwork and at the same time of independence of judgement with certain responsibilities. They also learn to appreciate the work of others, ethics, respect, honesty. The range of interests expands, new skills are acquired. In the informal setting children feel relaxed, do not burden themselves psychologically and easily overcome the natural initial barriers to communication. They gain confidence and self-esteem in the establishment and development of real social contacts, live communication with children and adults.
This is useful in life for quick adaptations when entering an unfamiliar environment. In addition, the atmosphere also helps to increase the mental stability. If failure occurs, it is easier to overcome than in the formal school environment, where failures are linked to concerns about the sanction. What’s more – activating creative thinking and talents in a relaxed setting, camps are a place for talent activities. In this way, knowledge of different cultures and traditions is gained – traditional dinners, talents, evening evenings, theatrical dinners, etc. are traditionally held. With everything up to here, camps also help to improve the physical condition and the tone through numerous games, sports adventures in nature; they stimulate a healthy life. Of course, all activities are carried out in full safety, with the groups being accompanied by lecturers, animators, coaches, instructors, medical staff as required by international requirements.