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EduCamp TASIS - Lugano

Varsta: 11 - 13, 14 - 18 years

Limba straina: English, French, German, Italian

Tara: Switzerland

Tipuri de programe: Recreativ, Mixed, Academic, Thematical/Vocational, Day Camp

Cazare: campus

Cursuri: 26 hours / week

Perioada: 22 June - 10 August

Nivel de studiu: A1 - C2

About school and accommodation
The main building of the American School in Switzerland is in the famous Villa De Nobili. Accommodation is made on campus in rooms with 2 - 4 beds with shared bathrooms or in two-floor mini studios, where three people live in a room.

Sport and leisure
The school has a swimming pool and gym for aerobics, basketball, football, squash, badminton, tennis, volleyball. It organizes art, theater and tourism workshops.

Trips
Usually, in the last two days, they offer tours for an additional fee, in destinations such as Florence, Rome, Venice or the Cote d'Azur.

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About courses: Students are able to choose one of the modules that are offered.

Language Modules (11-13, 14-18 years): Study of Italian for beginners, English and French (11-13 years) and intensiv Italian (14-18 years). 

Architecture and design (14 - 18 years; 22 June - 18 July): Students will be studying classic architecture up to the 19th century. This module includes presentations, sketching and creation of the models, which will all be exhibited within the Summer Art Festival, held in the last week of the course. Thematical trips are held: Basel, Ronchamp and Weil-am-Rhein to explore the famous Vitra Museum. The course is being held in a special studio and is being ran by experienced professionals.

Academic writing (14 - 18 years;  22 June - 18 July): Students improve their academic writing style through critical articles, essays and portfolio creation. An advanced English level is required.

Italian culinary (14 - 18 years, 21 July - 10 August): Students cook genuine Italian dishes, are visiting the local markets, the local butchers and cheese producers, learning how to use different spices and of course, will be learning new dishes which they can try at home.

International Baccalaureate Skills (14-18 years; 21 July - 10 August): Student will be learning the 3 main components of an IB program: Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and CAS (Creativity, Action, Service), giving them the posibility to develop their research skills, presentations skills and academic writting skills. As well, discussion upon the way students can keep high results, through realistic objectives and good time management.

Portfolio preparation (14 - 18 years, 22 June - 10 August): this intensive course offers theyoung artists the chance to learn and practice their sills under the guidance of the pictor Basilio de San Juan from Florence. Each student will create 3 layouts and sketches that they will present in front of their colleagues. In order to take part in this course they need a reccommendation letter from their visual arts teacher.

Lean Startup Masterclass (14-18 years, 22 June - 18 July): This program is developed for students who would like to start their own business. Experienced teachers will show how to use new technologies and how students can apply their ideas.

Fashion and design (14 - 18 years;  21 July - 10 August): Studying marketing, branding, the psychological impact of color, fashion trends development, etc. Students go through the entire creative process, from idea to final product realization. Visit textile factories in Como and famous Milan fashion houses.

Musical (11-13, 14-18 years): The program includes singing, acting, dancing and perfecting their skills of public speaking. In addition, students studying scenic behavior, pantomime, screenwriting and directing.

Digital photography (11-13, 14-18 years): Experienced photographers will be teaching the foundations of digital photography and the use of a camera and an image processing software. The main emphasis is on content, technics, photography of the architectural objects and landscapes. School offers the photo-cameras. 

Day Camp (11-13; 14-18 years): School offers a day camp, no accommodation provided. This is held daily and includes all the activities and trips from the Summer Camp. Lunch and snack provided.

Additional courses

"Milan" youth football team (11-13, 14-18 years): This is being conducted at "Milan" youth football club with "Milan" equipment, under the guidance of professional coaches. The course has 3 workouts / week, 1.5 hours each.

"Armani" youth basketball team (11-13, 14-18 years): Coaches deal with youth Olympic team "Armani" in Milan. Training lasts 1.5 hours and runs twice a week.

Tennis academy (11-13 years): Twice a week, 1.5 hours each, with experienced coaches in groups up to 20 students. The trainees receive the equipment, and the racket is being taken home.

Golf club (11 - 13 years): Recommendation required or a golg membership gold club. The course is aimed at the experienced ones, being held twice a week in groups of 8 students, on the nearby golf course. If the participants don't have their own equipment, school providing this.

Crossfit (14 - 18 years): Suitable for those who want to keep fit, program consisting of: aerobics, calisthenics gymnastics and weight lifting.

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About courses: Students are able to choose one of the modules that are offered.

Language Modules (11-13, 14-18 years): Study of Italian for beginners, English and French (11-13 years) and intensiv Italian (14-18 years). 

Architecture and design (14 - 18 years; 22 June - 18 July): Students will be studying classic architecture up to the 19th century. This module includes presentations, sketching and creation of the models, which will all be exhibited within the Summer Art Festival, held in the last week of the course. Thematical trips are held: Basel, Ronchamp and Weil-am-Rhein to explore the famous Vitra Museum. The course is being held in a special studio and is being ran by experienced professionals.

Academic writing (14 - 18 years;  22 June - 18 July): Students improve their academic writing style through critical articles, essays and portfolio creation. An advanced English level is required.

Italian culinary (14 - 18 years, 21 July - 10 August): Students cook genuine Italian dishes, are visiting the local markets, the local butchers and cheese producers, learning how to use different spices and of course, will be learning new dishes which they can try at home.

International Baccalaureate Skills (14-18 years; 21 July - 10 August): Student will be learning the 3 main components of an IB program: Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and CAS (Creativity, Action, Service), giving them the posibility to develop their research skills, presentations skills and academic writting skills. As well, discussion upon the way students can keep high results, through realistic objectives and good time management.

Portfolio preparation (14 - 18 years, 22 June - 10 August): this intensive course offers theyoung artists the chance to learn and practice their sills under the guidance of the pictor Basilio de San Juan from Florence. Each student will create 3 layouts and sketches that they will present in front of their colleagues. In order to take part in this course they need a reccommendation letter from their visual arts teacher.

Lean Startup Masterclass (14-18 years, 22 June - 18 July): This program is developed for students who would like to start their own business. Experienced teachers will show how to use new technologies and how students can apply their ideas.

Fashion and design (14 - 18 years;  21 July - 10 August): Studying marketing, branding, the psychological impact of color, fashion trends development, etc. Students go through the entire creative process, from idea to final product realization. Visit textile factories in Como and famous Milan fashion houses.

Musical (11-13, 14-18 years): The program includes singing, acting, dancing and perfecting their skills of public speaking. In addition, students studying scenic behavior, pantomime, screenwriting and directing.

Digital photography (11-13, 14-18 years): Experienced photographers will be teaching the foundations of digital photography and the use of a camera and an image processing software. The main emphasis is on content, technics, photography of the architectural objects and landscapes. School offers the photo-cameras. 

Day Camp (11-13; 14-18 years): School offers a day camp, no accommodation provided. This is held daily and includes all the activities and trips from the Summer Camp. Lunch and snack provided.

Additional courses

"Milan" youth football team (11-13, 14-18 years): This is being conducted at "Milan" youth football club with "Milan" equipment, under the guidance of professional coaches. The course has 3 workouts / week, 1.5 hours each.

"Armani" youth basketball team (11-13, 14-18 years): Coaches deal with youth Olympic team "Armani" in Milan. Training lasts 1.5 hours and runs twice a week.

Tennis academy (11-13 years): Twice a week, 1.5 hours each, with experienced coaches in groups up to 20 students. The trainees receive the equipment, and the racket is being taken home.

Golf club (11 - 13 years): Recommendation required or a golg membership gold club. The course is aimed at the experienced ones, being held twice a week in groups of 8 students, on the nearby golf course. If the participants don't have their own equipment, school providing this.

Crossfit (14 - 18 years): Suitable for those who want to keep fit, program consisting of: aerobics, calisthenics gymnastics and weight lifting.

Age: 11-13, 14-18 years
Day camp: 11 -13, 14 - 18 years
Courses: 26 hours / week
Accommodation: campus
Dates: June 22 - 10 August 2019
Groups: max 12 students

Fee includes:

  • Accommodation on campus
  • ​English, French, German, Italian study, depending on the course
  • Full board (warm lunch)
  • Test to determine the level of knowledge
  • Certificate of graduation and manual
  • Sports program and entertainment, trips
  • Continuous monitoring of students
  • Laundry services for students
  • Medical insurance
  • Transfer from / to Milan Airport arrival between the hours of 08:00-17:00 
  • Emergency telephone 24 / 7

Start dates and CHF taxes:

Courses 11 - 13 years

3 weeks  22 July - 11 August

4 weeks 23 June - 19 July

Musical 6700 CHF 8200 CHF
Digital photography 6700 CHF 8200 CHF
Linguistics 6700 CHF 8200 CHF
Day Camp 4100 CHF 5000 CHF
Optional Services (3 hours per week)
"Milan" footbal 530 CHF 630 CHF
Tennis academy 550 CHF 650 CHF
Golf academy 350 CHF 500 CHF
Bascketball 370 CHF 460 CHF
Courses 14 - 18 years

3 weeks 22 July - 11 August

4 weeks 23 June - 19 July

Culinary arts 6700 CHF  ---
Architecture and design  --- 8200 CHF
Lean Startup Masterclass   8200 CHF
Academic writting  --- 8200 CHF
IB Prep 6700 CHF  ---
Fashion and design 6700 CHF  ---
Optional services (4 hours per week)
"Milan" footbal 530 CHF 630 CHF
Bascketabll 370 CHF 460 CHF
Crossfit 145 CHF 170 CHF

Medical insurance Day camp: 120 CHF

**Architecture and design: 650 CHF representing additional costs (materials and trips).

Enrollment deposit: 1500 CHF (deducted from the total fee and is not refundable in case of withdrawal).

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