alpadia summer camp torquay

Kaplan English summer camp in

A secret slice of paradise

Learn English at our Torquay Summer Camp

Torquay is one of the UK’s best kept secrets, where the sun is warm, the sand is soft and the beaches are lined with tropical palm trees. It’s the perfect place to relax while immersing yourself in English. If you’re looking for adventure, you can go coasteering in Devon’s sea caves, jump on the English Riviera Wheel to see the sights or test your skills at Jungle Journey Adventure Golf.

Age range:
12–17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 09 June – 10 August 2024
  • Our summer camp in Torquay is based in a large centre with panoramic sea views and bright, spacious classrooms
  • On-site games room with plenty of entertainment for young learners, including table tennis and a games room with a pool table, console and board games
  • Kaplan Torquay offers the ultimate immersion experience with students staying in a local English-speaking homestay
  • Varied social programme with lots of watersports in and around Torquay, boat trips across Brixham Bay and trips to Plymouth
Alpadia language camps, outdoor learning

Summer camp information

About our Torquay Summer Camp

Camp facilities

Interactive whiteboard
Outdoor space
Sports field
Student lounge

Breakfast in homestay






Activities or excursions


Dinner in homestay


Evening activities on one-two evenings each week


Lights out

The lessons and course structure
Your English language course will follow a curriculum specifically designed for young learners delivered in a welcoming environment.

  • Speaking, listening, reading, writing and life skills
  • Vocabulary and grammar review and practice
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size
15 students

Please note this camp is operated by Kaplan International Languages. Please refer to their Safeguarding Policy and Terms & Conditions


Meal plan
All meals are included and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and halal

Activities and excursions

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area
  • Excursions to nearby cities and regional tourist attractions

Materials and services included

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment tests
  • Course materials
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal

Shared transfers (one-way fare) - Prices from

GBP 160 – Bristol BRS
GBP 295 – London Heathrow LHR
GBP 365 – London Gatwick LGW
GBP 90 – Exeter EXT

Unaccompanied minors service (one-way fare)
GBP 40 – This service is available for students using an unaccompanied minor service with their airline provider

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

British Council logo
English UK member logo

Find out more about this school

alpadia torquay summer camp sofia testimonial

”My favourite thing about my Kaplan Experience was my beautiful homestay family. I selected a homestay family because it helps to improve your language, and your knowledge of the local culture.”

Sofia Feigina, studied in Torquay

Activities and excursions

We organise a wide range of fun activities including everything from water sports to cave exploring. With such a big selection of things to do and places to see in this fantastic and picturesque town, you'll find that your stay with us goes by far too quickly.

Kents Cavern, Torquay, Devon

Enjoy a competitive game of bowling with your classmates or go on a guided tour of Kents Cavern

Babbacombe beach, Torquay, Devon

Spend the afternoon swimming or playing games on the beach, and unwind at a BBQ party in the evening

Torquay beach pedalos

Get adventurous with watersports including kayaking, pedalo boating and paddle boarding, and enjoy trips to Splashdown Waterpark

The English Riviera Wheel, Kaplan Summer Camps Torquay

Discover the birthplace of Agatha Christie on a mystery walk, go cave exploring or get a bird's-eye view of Torquay riding on the English Riviera Wheel.


Challenge your classmates at a sports tournament or go on an excursion to Cockington village or take a boat trip across the bay

Aquarium trips with Kaplan Torquay Summer Camps

Surfing lessons, day trips to London or the naval city of Plymouth and the National Aquarium

Student accommodation

Live in a local Torquay homestay and practice your English in everyday situations while you learn about local customs and traditions. You'll quickly feel like a local while you also spend time with other students living in the same house.

Cultural & language immersion
Twin rooms
Shared bathrooms
Contact us
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What type of course are you interested in?

Monthly tuition fees at Alpadia vary between 550€ and 840€ for a standard course, depending on the length of your language course which can vary between 12-46 weeks, depending on your German level at the time of entry.
Germany requires non-EU citizens to provide a sum of 11.208€ in a blocked bank account in Germany to cover the living costs within the first 12 months of stay. This amount should be deposited in your blocked account in Germany prior to visa application
Your living costs in Germany are around 934€ a month, according to the German ministry of foreign affairs. This covers the basic costs such as accommodation, health insurance, food, transportation, etc. Are you able to cover your living costs? Please note that this amount will vary depending on your city of destination, chosen accommodation, expenditure habits, etc. Please note that your costs will be higher in the initial language-learning phase until you settle and become a student/employee and gradually drive down your costs.

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