Kid’s English Camp at Estelar!


We just finished an exciting two weeks of Kid’s English Camp at Estelar for kids ages 5 to 12 in our local community of Liberia. In Costa Rica, kids are on summer break in January, so we offered an intensive week-long course of four hours a day, five days a week – 20 hours of English practice each week! The course ran the last two weeks in January, and some kids took both weeks.Image

The kids had a blast, thanks to the wide variety of activities we planned. They started each day in a regular class environment of 8 kids per class where the teachers worked on specific English concepts and communication. Then the kids participated in all sorts of engaging activities: crafts, music, reading clubs, games, dance, yoga, aerobics, theatre and puppet show productions, and art…ALL IN ENGLISH!

See for yourself:

Melody, our talented English teacher and artist, worked with the kids on two different murals – one for each week!Image.Image

Brittany and Manuel did some fun crafts – making puppets, masks, castanets, bean art, and guitars out of recycled materials!

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Reading is so important, so we set aside time every day for it. Here they are reading with English teacher Greta!

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The kids loved playing the piano with Bethany in the student lounge!

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Overall, we are very pleased with the results of Kid’s Camp. Students made significant progress in their English speaking abilities…and had a lot of fun doing so! We plan on having Kid’s Camp again in July when kids have a short break.

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3 responses to “Kid’s English Camp at Estelar!

  1. You have such an awesome job (or calling, however you look at it). I only hope that my kids can have a teacher as dedicated as you Bethany. Take care and I hope to get to see your school first hand some day.

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