St. Bede Academy offers an exciting 3-week academic and cultural summer camp on its campus in Peru, Illinois, located 90 miles from Chicago. This unique immersive residential camp is limited to 30 students, both boys and girls, ages 10-14. Dormitory-style accommodations are provided on the peaceful 500acre campus with 2-3 students per room and common living and study areas. The cost of the camp includes airport transportation, housing, fees and meals while on campus.
The multi-cultural camp offers children the opportunity to engage in ESL courses taught by an American instructor designed to improve English Language skills. Twenty hours of classroom time are provided each week for the three weeks of camp. A variety of immersion sessions in arts & crafts, theater, math, computer and sports are also provided daily. American children included in each session offer daily interaction in the classroom and in the cultural and recreational activities.
Weekends provide the campers opportunities to visit nearby Chicago to experience world-class museums, restaurants, amusement parks, shopping malls and baseball parks. Local outings in the nearby communities of LaSalle and Peru provide evening trips and numerous opportunities to make new friends with American families and students.
The safe and secure location of St. Bede Academy provides an idyllic environment for the summer camp and supervision is provided during all waking hours on campus with a 6:1 supervision ration provided on all excursions off-campus.
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