alpadia summer camp freiburg

Summer camp in

A lively and picturesque town next door to the Black Forest

Learn German at Alpadia Freiburg Summer Camp

Freiburg is an innovative and forward-thinking town, known as an ‘eco-city’, where locals love to cycle and recycle. Home to a beautiful university and buzzing historical centre, Freiburg is always humming with activity. Close by is the Black Forest, an excellent place to go hiking or mountain biking along the Rhine.

Age range:
13–17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 23 June – 10 August 2024
  • Our German summer school in Freiburg is located in a quiet environment at the edge of the forest, 20 minutes from the city centre
  • Excellent facilities with classrooms and accommodation in one building, plus plenty of communal spaces including a games room
  • Plenty of outdoor space and access to a nearby sports centre with a swimming pool, football pitch, volleyball court and basketball grounds
  • Varied social programme including trips to Freiburg, Steinwasen Park, Tierpark Mundenhof and more
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Summer camp information

About our Freiburg Summer Camp

Camp facilities

Interactive whiteboard
Outdoor space
Sports field
Student lounge
Vending machines







Activities or excursions




Evening activities


Lights out

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 and English language summer course will follow a curriculum specifically designed for younger 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 and excursions

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

Materials and 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 Student Portal

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

Shared transfers (one-way fare)
EUR 25 – Freiburg im Breisgau
EUR 140 – EuroAirport Basel EAP
EUR 180 – Zurich ZRH
EUR 220 – Frankfurt FRA

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 camp testimonial sofia

I liked the staff , they were very nice and kind and I liked the excursions. The organisation during the excursions was perfect. The sports and and evening activities were fun and amazing! The accommodation was clean and it was in a good location and near to the park.

Sofia, studied in Freiburg summer camp

Activities and excursions

Alpadia Freiburg's wonderful location, close to the majestic Black Forest and next to the Dreisam river, makes it a great place for practising lots of sports and for discovering the German culture. Next to the camp is a huge sports complex with courts, a swimming pool and much more. Students will also enjoy cultural excursions to explore the many aspects of German heritage.

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Sports or Freiburg city tour in the afternoon and Alpadia Olympics in the evening

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Sports in the afternoon and music quiz in the evening

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Trip to Steinwasen Park or Schauinslandbahn or Titisee in the afternoon and movie in the evening

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Sports in the afternoon and karaoke in the evening

Outdoor activities with Alpadia Freiburg Summer camps

Trip to Schlossberg and tower hike in the afternoon and disco in the evening

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City sightseeing in Freiburg on Sunday and icebreaker actitvity in the evening for new students

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The adventure begins here! Go mountain biking, dirt scooter biking, play laser tag or discover the adventure climbing park.

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Amusement park

Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany. With a mix of high-adrenaline rides, beautiful parks, plus around 23 hours of shows.

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Develop your language skills while working on your backhand. Training sessions are given by an experienced coach to ensure that you have a smashing time.

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Student accommodation

Located in the same building as the classrooms and dining facilities, the comfortable quadruple bedrooms have a private bathroom shared between four students. The residence features plenty of communal areas and a basement games room with table tennis and table football, along with several vending machines selling light snacks and refreshments. The grounds also have a playground with swings and a slide as well as a volleyball and basketball courts.

Cultural & language immersion
Private bathroom
Quadruple rooms
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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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