A Summer Adventure

Welcome to the King's College, Soto de Viñuelas 2023 Summer Camp Experience!  

Our various camps are designed for young children and teens aged 3 to 16 years old who wish to improve their English or Spanish and live the most unforgettable summer experience in Spain. Thanks to our first-class onsite boarding residence, our camps offer not only day options, but also residential options, which can be tailored to the needs of each camper.   

Our unique camps offer four different areas of focus: 

The different camp options all include excursions, that allow students to truly immerse themselves in local culture and make long-lasting memories. All our camp experiences offer an outstanding opportunity for young people to grow self-confidence, skills, creativity, assertiveness and healthy habits. So don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, as places are limited - contact us now!

Tailor your Camp

Students can build and tailor their camp to their preferences by including our optional activities, giving them the chance to learn new skills based on their interests. We provide a variety of activities, including horseback riding, dance, robotics, swimming, and karate, to help you customize and personalize your camp.

School Facilities and Location  

King’s College is a prestigious day and boarding school which provides British education for children from the age of 2 to 18 years during the academic year. It’s located on an attractive 12-acre site in the countryside between Madrid and the Guadarrama mountains and is well connected to the city centre by road, bus and rail. 

Since it was founded in 1969, King’s College has gained a reputation for high academic standards and excellent academic results with students going to the best universities in Britain, the United States, Spain and many other countries. 

The location is perfect for students looking to explore Madrid as well as immerse themselves in this unique Boarding school experience sharing accommodations and activities with Spanish teens. 

Take a 360º Tour of our Campus 

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How does it work?

Our camps are run in two-week sessions to allow our students to get the most out of the experience and have time to build lasting relationships with their new friends. When it comes to booking an extra week or a single week of camp, our team will be able to advise you on the best option for you. 

We offer 4 camp alternatives to choose from depending on the student's age, interests, and goals, as well as the possibility to customize their camp by adding optional activities. 

Thanks to our on-site residence, you will be able to choose between residential camps (arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday) and day camps (Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00). 

Camp Options


Campus Experience with Real Madrid Foundation
LANGUAGES AND FOOTBALL WITH REAL MADRID FOUNDATION CAMPUS EXPERIENCE

This first-class football campus experience is combined with language learning

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LANGUAGES AND SPORTS

The combination of English or Spanish and Sports is the fundamental

 

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ENGLISH & PERFORMING ARTS

This dance, music and performance camp is delivered in English.

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ENGLISH FOR FUN

We focus on topics that are crucial for successful coexistence now and in the future. 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES 

(Minimum students required)

Enhance your child experience by customizing their camp with our optional activities.  

Our optional activities are the cherry on top of our camp, they offer the opportunity for our students to develop new skills in a dynamic and fun environment. They take place during the day camp sessions (from 9.00am to 5.00pm) during game periods. 

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Swimming 

Available for all programs and ages 

3 times a week (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday) 

Through this optional activity, students enjoy this low-impact sport that provides them with multiple physical and psychological benefits. 

It allows them to improve their motor skills, do cardiovascular work, relax and gain confidence and security in the water.  

The classes will be divided by level and the activities will be adapted to the developmental stages of the students.

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Dance

Available for: Languages & Sports - 6 to 16 year olds 

Twice a week (days to be confirmed) 

Through dance, students will achieve the fusion of movement with music and emotions. They will perform individual and group choreographies as well as different challenges. Helping them develop their imagination and creativity, improve their psychomotor skills, body awareness and emotional expression.

Karate

Karate

Available for: Languages & Sports - 6 to 16 year olds 

Twice a week (days to be confirmed) 

In this activity, the students will learn the basic techniques and develop the necessary motor skills for their practice while instilling respect for the sport, the teacher and their classmates.  

Students should bring their own karate gi (Karte uniform) 

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Robotics

Available for: Languages & Sports - 6 to 16 year olds 

Twice a week (days to be confirmed) 

Students will be introduced to the world of programming and robotics through playful learning by building and programming their own robots.  

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Horse Riding

Available for: Languages & Sports - 6 to 16 year olds 

Twice a week (days to be confirmed) 

Horse-riding is one of our top optional activities, which gives our students the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge of the equestrian world. This sport is ideal for exercising the muscles of the whole body and contributes effectively to improve balance, orientation and self-confidence. 

The activity takes place in the school stables. 

 

FACILITIES AND ACCOMMODATION

Depending on the camp selected, students will be assigned to a different type of dormitory. 

Premium Accommodation (Tenbury Boarding House) Double, triple, or quadruple rooms with private ensuite bathrooms. 

Classroom Bunk House (8 to 10 students Dorms) with shared Bathroom, upgrade to Tenbury available upon request. 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

We work on a ratio of 1 monitor/teacher for every 10 campers.

For the youngest campers (3 to 5 years old) we have a ratio of 1 monitor for 5 students.

All our campers sleep within the school facilities. There are two types of accommodation depending on the camp selected.  

 *Tenbury House: Our International Boarding House has double to quadruple bedrooms with an ensuite bathroom. Junior students are assigned to triple and quadruple rooms.  

 **Classroom Bunk House: Eight to Ten students' dorms with bunk beds and shared bathroom. Students may upgrade to Tenbury House upon availability. 

Yes, all our residential campers have a weekly laundry service.

The main costs of the camp are entirely covered, but there is the opportunity to incorporate extra activities if people would like. Excursions are included for residential students; however day students can join if requested beforehand.

Transfers are available on arrival and departure from Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas International Airport.

Language classes are limited to 15 students; however we try to keep them to 1:10.

Activity sessions ratio will vary based on the activity in sports groups, but it will always be low.

We provide camps in both English and Spanish.

The language spoken through the camp program will depend on the language selected, which will be either English or Spanish.

We propose that students bring only what is necessary for any snacks or presents they desire to purchase, with an average of 6 euros per day and a maximum of 50 euros per week.

On arrival at the camp, the money must be handed in an unopened envelope labelled with the student's name and the amount. This envelope will be stored and will be administered on a regular basis.

Our team oversees the allocation of rooms based on gender and age, while also considering the campers' well-being.

We listen and make every effort to respect the participant's decision. However, we strive not to accommodate more than one friend per camper because this might have a negative impact on the interaction with other participants.

No. Due to possible allergies, we ask that campers do not bring their own snacks, unless it is for specific dietary requirements, in which case please let the monitors know on arrival.

Yes, after supper, our campers enjoy a free time session to make and receive calls on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. We provide cell phones at the camp, so campers do not need to bring their own. 

We do not advise campers to phone home every day because chatting to parents too often can make them homesick. This can have negative impact not just on your child, but also on the campers around them. 

Each day campers should bring the following items in a backpack: filled water bottle, sunscreen, swimsuit, and towel.

It is not recommended that students bring a mobile phone, but if they do, it must be clearly labelled with their name as well as the charger. It must be handed in to the camp management at the time of reception.

The pupil will only be given the phone during free time after dinner.

It is suggested that students do not bring any valuables to camp.  Suppose they do bring valuables, such as iPods, consoles, video games, or other electronic devices. In that case, the management will collect them on the day of arrival to encourage the child's socialization with the rest of their classmates and prevent using these devices from isolating them from the group.

Although students do not take any traditional tests, their daily progress is monitored through verbal presentations and project demonstrations.

Groups will be formed according to level and age (beginners, intermediate and advanced), with oral tests on the first two days of the course. Each student will receive a Student Report at the end of their stay with us.

Yes, students from other schools are welcome to attend our Summer School. We encourage the international sharing of experiences.