Educational and socio-cultural program for young people between 8 and 18 years old
Why you should choose
If you are between the ages of 8 and 18 years old, why not live 21 days in Spain learning the Spanish language, knowing the World Heritage cities of the hand of specialized guides who speak your language and interacting with kids your age.
Traveling, meeting new people, a new culture and learn new traditions will help children consolidate their personality, to grow as a person and will be a great investment for their future.
In a natural environment and surrounded by history.
The Spanish program in Almadén consists of 20 classroom hours per week, each session is 50 minutes long. All sessions are intended to improve the level of communication of the students.
The classes are focused on oral expressions and listening comprehension. Throughout the program, we will conduct projects and debates on the cultural sites we visit. We adapt our learning with activities that encourage children to participate actively.
All students must complete a level test to proceed to its allocation of the group (maximum 15 students per classroom). At the end of the program, students receive a certificate of achievement of the course.
The program includes field trips to cities and historic sites of the southern region of Spain.
- Outdoor themed dinners with Spanish children
- Hikes on the hillsides of Almadén
- Mines of Almadén
It is very important that the children feel comfortable and eat well, providing typical Spanish meals.
Students will be accommodated in a residence with all the amenities: air conditioning, television, common areas, and a full bathroom for each bedroom.
The rooms will be double or triple rooms.
Separation in rooms by gender and age.
Room cleaning and change of bed sheets are included.
Laundry service once a week.
All meals are included.
Homemade menu with Mediterranean diet.
Menus adapted to allergies, intolerances, or special diets or needs.
The center of teaching (Kepler), is located in the center of the town of Almaden and consists of 4 classrooms, with Wifi, air-conditioned and equipped with digital blackboards or visual elements for the proper development of the classes. In addition consists of portable computers so that students can use in their free time.
The Sports Center
The sports center consists of a municipal sports pavilion, a football field of artificial grass, an olympic size pool and a fitness center. Students will be able to play tennis, football 7,11, football, soccer, basketball 5.( sports equipment is included) The gym will be avaible every day,three hours out of the week you will be able to do aerobics, zumba or fitness exercises with balls and trx.
|1||Arrival to Spain||Arrival to Almadén|
|2||Level exam. Tour of Almaden and its environment||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|3||Field trip to the Mines of Almadén||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|4||Field Trip to Córdoba|
|5||Classes 9:00 a 13:00||Group Activites|
|6||Field trip lagoon of Ruidera/ Almagro|
|7||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|8||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|9||Field Trip to Málaga o Sevilla|
|10||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Clases 16:00 a 20:00|
|11||Parque temático Warner|
|12||Clases 10:00 a 13:00||Gymcana|
|14||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|15||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|16||Field trip to Mérida|
|17||Sport activities. Spanish classes||Classes 16:00 a 20:00|
|18||Sport activities. Spanish classes||
Classes 16:00 a 20:00
|19||Classes 9:00 a 13:00||Group Activites|
|20||Field trip to Madrid Toledo (Staying the night in Madrid)|
|21||Flight back To USA|
UNESCO World Heritage Center
Almadén is a village in the province of Ciudad Real in the Community Autonoma of Castilla-La Mancha (Population about 6000). UNESCO World Heritage Center recognizes Almadén for its mining sites and it was part of the Heritage of Humanity in 2012.
The city offers many intangible cultural monuments, from the Plaza de Toros (Bull Rings) (its hexagonal geometry is the only one in the world), the Mines, Real Mining Hospital, the Prision of Forced, Castle Retamar, ancient churches, and the Door of Carlos IV.
The Kepler Academy is located in the center of Almadén, fully equipped with the latest technology, which includes 4 classrooms, library whit air conditioning and audiovisual elements, and a computer room with internet. In addition, the city provides WI-FI networks throughout the city-center and interior patios where you can relax drinking a coffee.
Almadén is known to be in a relatively center location to major capitals in Spain; Cordoba, Sevilla, Málaga, Toledo, Cáceres, Trujillo, Mérida. We are also close to Almendralejo (City of Cava) and Valdepeñas (City of Wine), included with our program of extra-academic activities, free for our students.
Kepler Academy offers its students a number of accommodations in the center of Almadén; host families, student residence, shared flats, or guesthouse rooms.
Means of transportation
All flights will be carried out in groups organized by Enlgish speaking monitors to ensure that children are properly cared for.
The meeting point will be at the airport. When leaving to Spain and when returning back to USA.
All transfers are included (school, excursions… or any other pertinent need).
Our Commitment to students and parents:
From Kepler America, we commit ourselves to take care of the students from leaving home. The moment you arrive at the airport until they return home, their stay in Spain will be supervised by instructors who can speak both Spanish & English and are qualified to attend and take care of the students.
Medical care: the center of primary health care in the same locality. This includes ambulances, emergency services, and health insurance for the students.
Once you receive the confirmation along with the method of payment, you must pay the entire course within 10 days by bank transfer. In the event of failure to do so will be waived your place on the list.
- Airfare round-trip: New York-Madrid; Madrid-New York. Taxes included.
- Transportation from Madrid to residence in Almadén.
- Stay of 21 days.
- Room and board.
- Spanish courses, 20 hours per week with native teacher.
- Material didactical.
- Certification of the course.
- Trips to visiting cities.
- Tickets to symbolic sites of excursion (Alhambra, Mosque).
- 24 hour guardianship and support.
- Supervision during the flights and transfers.
- Medical services.
- Medical and travel insurance of civil responsibility.
- Laundry once a week.
Free cancellation after one week of your acceptance email.
If a student pays the deposit and then voluntarily decides not to participate in the Academy, 50% of total cost cause by reservations and accommodations will be refunded. There will be no refunds of any kind after May 30.
There will be no refunds for students who voluntarily withdraw for any reason after the Academy has started.
If a student is dismissed from the Academy for any reason, no refund will be provided and the cost of transportation home within 24 hours will be the parents’ financial obligation. There will be no refund for a student who is asked to leave the Academy for the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol, non-notification of a serious medical condition, or violating the rules of the program, which is determined at the sole discretion of the Academy staff.
We know how important your children are! So if you have any doubts or you want to learn more, please feel free to contact us!
+034 650 263 102
+034 650 263 102
+034 650 263 102
C/Antonio Blazquez, 47 - 13400 Almadén - Ciudad Real
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