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Surrounded by nature, on Berlin’s doorstep

Learn German and English at Alpadia Berlin–Werbellinsee Summer Camp

Lake Werbellinsee is set in the Schorfheide National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to the north east of Berlin in the Barnim district of Brandenburg. Popular with Berlin’s nature-lovers, this holiday resort is a great place to relax while trying new sports and activities. The pleasant climate, clear water, lush green forest and fresh air make this a charming place to discover.

Age range:
10–17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 02 July – 12 August 2023
  • Our 2022 Summer camps are now sold out. There is still availability for our Fall camp in Leysin, Switzerland and registration for 2023 camps will be coming soon.
  • Enjoy summer in Berlin at our language camp on the banks of the beautiful Lake Werbellin
  • Choose between English or German summer language courses
  • Accommodation in a modern residence with a private beach and an abundance of leisure facilities
  • Varied social programme including trips to Checkpoint Charlie, Victory Column, Adventure Park and more
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Summer camp information

About our Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer Camp

Camp facilities

Indoor sports centre
Outdoor space
Sports field
Student lounge
Swimming facilities
Tennis court
Vending machines







Activities or excursions




Evening activities


Lights out

Choose your language course

  • German
  • English

Choose your course package

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week)
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week)

Lesson length
45 minutes

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

  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size
15 students


Meal plan
All meals are included and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and no pork

Activities & excursions

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

Materials & services included

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

Private lessons
EUR 205 – Add five weekly 45-min private lessons in addition to your course package

Shared transfers (one-way fare)
EUR 70 – Berlin DB train stations
EUR 145 – Airport Berlin Brandenburg BER

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

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Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

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alpadia summer camps testimonial javier

The camp was very good! The activities were also really good and I think I learned a lot of German.

Javier, studied in Berlin-Werbellinsee

Activities & excursions

Our lakeside location provides a wide range of outdoor activities, including lake swimming, volleyball, biking through the forest, horse riding and more. The nearby exciting capital city of Berlin also offers many cultural and historical activities to keep you entertained throughout your stay.

This is a sample schedule

Sports with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Multisports in the afternoon and quiz in the evening

Table Tennis with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Multisports or Premium+ activity in the afternoon and movie in the evening

Outdoor Activity with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Adventure park SCHORFHEIDE in the afternoon and karaoke in the evening

BBQ with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Multisports or Premium+ activity in the afternoon and BBQ in the evening

Swimming with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Watersports by the lake or Premium+ activity in the afternoon and Friday disco in the evening

Sightseeing with Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee Summer camps

Sightseeing and shopping in Berlin, free time at the camp to socialise, ice breaker activity on Sunday for new students

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Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinseee Premium+ Creative Arts activity
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Creative Arts

Discover your inner artist and explore creative techniques that will allow you to express yourself and create individual or group pieces of art.

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Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinseee Premium+ Horseriding activity
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Horse Riding

Learn to ride or improve your existing skills, only a stone's throw from the camp residence. Around the paddock and beyond, your experienced instructor will guide you with different techniques.

Per week
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Jump into the lake and get splashing with our fun selection of aquatic sports like sailing, stand-up paddle boarding and rowing.

Per week

Student accommodation


Surrounded by a forest, the bright and modern residence buildings have spacious triple rooms with private bathrooms. Located a few minutes away from the classrooms and dining hall, the residence also has a ping-pong table and indoor lounge area for you and your new friends to relax and hang out in your free time.

Cultural & language immersion
Triple bedrooms
Private bathroom
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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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