Program Details

Individual Spanish immersion opportunities! 2 to 6 weeks in the summer. Total Spanish language immersion with volunteer host families.

Location:
Granada, Spain; San Sebastian, Spain; Almeria, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

YOU WILL SPEAK ONLY SPANISH - GUARANTEED!
Live with a volunteer family in Spain this summer. All our families have teenage children. 

SPEND 2 TO 6 WEEKS IN GRANADA, SAN SEBASTIAN OR ON THE COSTA DEL SOL
We will choose a family most suited to you and your interests, and with a teen of a similar age. You will speak only Spanish from start to finish, and will be completely integrated into Spanish family life and culture. 

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR SPANISH
Granada is one of the jewels of Spain, world famous for the Alhambra Palace. San Sebastian is known for its beaches, world-renowned restaurants & upscale shops. Almeria, on the Costa del Sol, is a beautiful southern coastal town. Our families are carefully chosen, and are all volunteers, eager to host and to forge a connection with a student from the US. 

ENHANCE YOUR STAY
Volunteer in Almeria, take one to one Spanish classes, play sports or take part in other local activities. This is a very flexible program - you choose the dates and length of stay.

YOUR HOST FAMILY COORDINATOR IS ON CALL 24/7 
During your stay our amazing local Host Family Coordinators will regularly check in with you.

ROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Participate in a Spanish language and culture immersion in Spain.

  • Live with a local family in the beach towns of Almeria or in beautiful San Sebastian, or in historic Granada.

  • Join your host family on excursions or sightseeing.

  • Spend time with your host family on daily routines.

  • Option to volunteer, take one to one Spanish classes, art and flamenco classes or play sports.

Setting Description:


Option 1 – Almeria: Located at the foot of a mountain range, crowned by a magnificent Arab fortress, Almeria’s Andalusian legacy can be seen everywhere. It is a beautiful place in which to spend time soaking up the sun, along with the culture, and all the while improving your spoken Spanish.

Option 2 - San Sebastian: A much loved beach town on the Bay of Biscay in Spain’s Basque Country. It is known for its beaches, world-renowned restaurants & upscale shops. A perfect place to spend your time immersed in Spanish language and culture.

Option 3 - Granada: From the beautiful plazas to the maginficet Alhambra fortress, the city is a cultural treasure. Only an hour from the beach and close to the mountains, it has a lot to offer, and is a very popular destination for teens wanting to improve their Spanish.
Cost:
Spain Individual programs: $1295 per week + airfare

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Requirements: You must be between the ages of 15 and 21 and have completed a minimum of two years (or equivalent) of high school Spanish by June 2018. Exceptions possible based on individual circumstances.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
$500 scholarships available towards the cost of a program.

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