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Cambridge, UK

Awe-Inspiring English Summer Camp - Cambridge University, Lucy Cavendish College

About the provider: "Awe-Inspiring" - The oldest English language school in Cambridge. 64 years of history, 73+ nationalities. Member IALC, British Council, founding member of English UK.

age icon 13-16 years old

time icon 3 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 21

Discover the vibrant Summer Camp, tailored for students aged 13-16 with an intermediate or higher English proficiency.

  • Since 2009, this camp has been a gateway to the prestigious world of Cambridge University, offering a unique blend of education and adventure.
  • Each week, students dive into 28 lessons (21 hours) of engaging General English, enriched with themes revolving around the illustrious history and culture of Cambridge University.
  • Topics range from profiles of notable alumni, sports traditions, groundbreaking scientific achievements, to comparative studies with other world-class universities.
  • Beyond the classroom, the 'University Discovery' program brings learning to life. Students explore the lesser-known facets of Cambridge through guided tours, unravel myths and legends, embark on a treasure hunt, and partake in a fun selfie challenge around the university.
  • This camp isn't just about language development; it's a journey into the heart of academic excellence and cultural discovery, making it an irresistible choice for young learners and their parents.

Although our courses are not endorsed by the University of Cambridge, our summer camp uses University of Cambridge colleges and facilities.

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Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0BU


  • Impressive college campus

  • Spacious gardens

  • University dining hall serving hot and cold food options

  • 10 minutes’ walk from Cambridge city center

  • Free Wi-Fi available (in certain areas)

What's Included

  • 28 lessons (21 hours) of English language teaching per week (levels from intermediate to advanced)

  • Residential accommodation, on campus, at Lucy Cavendish College

  • All meals

  • 13 sessions of activities per week

  • 1 full-day excursion per week

  • Transfers to and from London Heathrow or London Stansted on Sundays

  • Welfare supervision with high staff-to-student ratio

  • 24 hour emergency telephone line


  • Hidden-Cambridge selfie challenge
  • Basketball
  • Clay modelling
  • Punting on the river Cam
  • T-shirt design
  • Football
  • Bowling
  • Glass painting
  • Movie evening
  • Basketball
  • Mask making
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Language games
  • Botanic Garden visit
  • Bingo
  • Themed party
  • English club…and more!


  • Central campus accommodation in comfortable and secure buildings

  • Staff living on-campus, providing 24-hour supervision

  • Shared bedrooms – usually 2 students of the same gender who do not speak the same language

  • Some single bedrooms also available

  • Shared bathroom and showers

  • All meals included

  • Free laundry facilities – you must do your own washing, but at no extra cost

  • A change of bed linen once per week


Includes one full-day excursion per week, on a Saturday.

July 6, 2024 - London: Full-day excursion including a walking tour of famous sights: St Paul’s Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the London Eye, Big Ben, Horse Guards Parade, Trafalgar Square, and St James’ Park. Afternoon shopping on Oxford Street.

July 13, 2024 - Peterborough & Ely: Visit to Peterborough Cathedral, lunch and shopping at Queensgate Shopping Centre, followed by a walking tour around the ancient city of Ely.

July 20, 2024 - London:

  • For first-time visitors: Repeat of the July 6 walking tour and shopping.
  • For repeat visitors: Visit to the British Museum and Covent Garden.

July 27, 2024 - Windsor: Entry to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle globally. Opportunity for souvenir shopping.

August 3, 2024 - London:

  • For first-time visitors: Repeat of the July 6 walking tour and shopping.
  • For repeat visitors: Excursion to the Science Museum, Hyde Park, and shopping in South Kensington (including Harrods).


  • Airport Transfers: Included for Heathrow and Stansted arrivals/departures on Sundays.

  • Arrival/departure time: Arrive by 20:00 on Sunday before course; depart on Sunday after course.

  • Aim for 14:00-17:00 on Sunday at accommodation.

  • For transfers to or from Gatwick or Luton airports on Sundays a supplement is charged.

  • Inform us if arranging your own transfer to accommodation.

  • Our team meets you at the airport, with transport to accommodation.

  • Unaccompanied Minors (UM): Check airline rules for under 18 travel; provide our contact details.

  • Travel Rules for Under 18s: Verify country-specific travel consent requirements. Parental Consent is required for under 18s traveling without parents.

  • Contact emergency phone if difficulty finding our representative.

  • Possible one-hour wait at airport for group assembly.

  • Journey From Airport: Be prepared for a non-stop journey; no toilet stops.

  • Delayed Flights: We monitor flights; representative will wait.

Lesson Plan

English Tuition

  • 28 lessons/21 hours of tuition per week
  • Levels from intermediate to advanced
  • International classes
  • Average class size 13, Maximum class size 16
  • All educational materials
  • Placement test
  • Certificate of Studies
  • Academic Report

Typical Days

Morning Lessons

  • 09:00-10:30 - Friendship Focus: Dive into phrasal verbs and hone your listening skills in English topic and life skills lessons 1 & 2.
  • 11:00-12:30 - English Communication: Enhance your pronunciation and speaking abilities in an engaging session titled “How cool are you?” during lessons 3 & 4.

Afternoon Lessons

  • 13:45-15:15 - Cambridge University Discovery: Explore the fascinating world of Cambridge scientists and their discoveries in lessons 5 & 6.
  • 15:45-17:15 - Language Project: Unleash your creativity as you plan and conceptualize a music video.

Evening Activities

  • 19:00-21:00 - Punting on the River Cam: Cap off your day with a relaxing and picturesque punting experience on the iconic River Cam.

Sir laurence timetable 2024_w1


  • Gatwick Airport Transfer: 215 GBP/one-way for a car to Cambridge.

  • Pocket Money Advice: Students should bring about £80 per week for personal expenses like souvenirs and snacks. For younger students at residential camps, it's advised to deposit money in the 'school bank' for safekeeping, accessible at set times.


  • Pleasant and safe surroundings

  • High quality host schools and colleges

  • Rules and supervision appropriate to the camp’s age group

  • First aid trained staff at all camps

  • A high staff-to-student ratio

  • At least one Welfare Officer at every camp

  • Live-in staff at each center

  • 24-hour emergency telephone number

The students;

  • are not allowed to leave the campus unsupervised at any time.

  • are allowed some periods of unsupervised free time during excursions, town visits and some activities.

  • have a bedtime of 22:30.


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