Family Immersion Programme Waterford 2022

Full Immersion Programme Waterford 2021

IELA full immersion programme is based in Waterford, located on the sunny south east coast of Ireland,. Students are carefully matched to our team of excellent host families and take part in Irish camps with local students.

Download our 2022 Summer Schedule here

Full Language Immersion

The Language Immersion Summer Stay is a suitable summer programme for teenagers between 12 and 17 years old who want to develop their English conversation skills as well as they became part of a typical Irish family and meet new great friends.

IELA Host families

All IELA Host Families are carefully selected. Each family provides a friendly, safe and sociable environment where students will immediately feel part of. Students are accommodated in a family who have teenage children of a similar age and will take part in one of the chosen Irish camps (choose from Multi-activity, Sports, Gaelic Games, & Surf Camp) All IELA families are Garda Vetted (police checked)

Programme Details

2022Dates: 11th July (11 – 14 yrs) *18th July (14 – 17 yrs)
Groups or Individuals: Groups or individuals
Arrival Days: Sunday 10th July or *Sunday 17th July
Minimum Stay: Minimum Stay is 2 weeks
Student Ages: 11 to 14 or 14 – 17 years old
Location of Camp: Waterford Multi-Activity/Sports Camp
Programme Guidelines: Full Immersion Irish Summer & Host Family Programme 

Course Includes

  • Meet & Greet and private transfer to/from Dublin Airport to Waterford
  • Full Board host family accommodation with local families
  • Irish Summer Camp
  • Family outing each week
  • Transfers to/from summer camp

A registration fee of €35 applies for each student

Flights not included. All students must purchase travel/medical insurance.

Available for purchase from IELA.

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