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    Summer Programs

    In addition to our on-going classes for toddlers & pre-schoolers, for Summer 2014 we will be offering age-appropriate Spanish immersion programs for:

    • Elementary school students - Week-Long Day Camps and 50-minute Daily Classes
    • Teens - "Los Chavos" classes, Teen Internship Program and Private Tutoring

    Spanish Immersion Day Camps
    (for children ages 5+, except week of Aug. 18 which is for 4-5 year olds)

    The camps are designed to give children a unique opportunity to learn or improve their Spanish language skills. They consist of one-week sessions. During each week, students participate in interactive games, music and movement activities, and arts & crafts projects that center around a specific theme. Beginner students learn basic language skills to supplement the vocabulary linked to each theme. More advanced students learn useful phrases, grammatical concepts and practice their conversation skills. Each week culminates with a sing-along and presentation, where the kids get to show off what they learned. Sessions run Monday–Friday. Min 6 / Max 16 students per session. Students may sign up for any number of sessions.

    This summer we will be learning vocabulary and participating in activities related to these fabulous themes:

    Click here to get camp descriptions and register on-line! 

    Or you may download our flyer by clicking here.



    Summer Camps
    Dates Theme Location Spaces Left
    June 16-20


    Game Week!

    Lafayette FULL

    July 7-11


    Exploring the Flavors of Latin America

    Lafayette FULL
    July 7-11

    From Farm to Table

    San Anselmo 14
    July 21-25


                          Game Week!

    Lafayette FULL

    Aug. 4-8


    Game Week!

    San Rafael

    Aug. 4-8


    South American Adventure

    Lafayette FULL
    Aug. 11-15

                             Boom! Splat!
    Kablooey! - Explosive Science

    Lafayette FULL
    Aug. 11-15


    South American Adventure

    San Anselmo 4
    Aug. 18-22

    From Farm to Table



    Aug. 18-22

    Pre-K - Science 

    Ages 4-5 (9-noon)

    Lafayette 15


    Additional information:

    • Camp t-shirt will be given out the first day of camp
    • Children should bring a lunch and 1 snack (half-day) or 2 snacks (full-day)
    • Minimum 6 / Maximum 16 children per session
    • Cost:  $225 / $365 per session (half-day 9am-noon / full-day 9am-3pm)
    • Before care 8 -9 am $45/week
    • After care at Happy Days Learning Center 3-6 pm $120/week
    • 10% sibling discount

    Daily Classes - June 16 - Aug. 22

    (for toddlers to age 12)

    Children in pre-school through 8th grade:  Purchase a 10-class pass and come to class on days/times that work according to your vacation plans. Classes offered daily both morning and afternoon. Attend up to 5 days per week. $155 per 10-class pass.

    Click here to download the Registration Form for Daily Classes (PDF format).

    Click here to download the Summer 2014 daily class schedule (PDF format).

    Click here to download the Pre-school/Kidnergarten Summer 2014 daily class schedule (PDF format).


    Los Chavos (affectionate name for teens)

    This class covers vocabulary and conversation of interest to today's teens. The focus is to practice conversation and pronunciation skills, as well as review grammar, reading and writing to supplement school-based classes, using the same textbooks as the local schools.  For more information or to register, click here.

    Teen Internship Program

    (Ages 12+)

    If you are interested in immersing yourself in Spanish and gaining experience working with children, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss.  Click here to find out more!  Deadline to submit applications for Summer Camp internships is April 1, 2014.

    Private Tutoring

    Want to brush up on grammar, vocabulary, or conversation skills this summer?  Give us a call.  Our experienced tutors can give you the boost and confidence you need for next year, or that special trip you have planned.

    For further information about any of our Summer Programs, please call us at 925-962-9177 or email info@vivaelespanol.org.

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