Portsmouth Spanish Immersion Camp
For Grades 1-6
Immerse Camper in the Spanish language and Hispanic Culture
All campers will have conversations in Spanish the very first day! The majority of the camp will be conducted in Spanish. Children will play games, create traditional Latino art work, cook and eat authentic Hispanic cuisine and learn the dances and songs of Central and South America, Mexico, and Spain. All levels of Spanish learners are encouraged to attend. Instruction will be differentiated to accommodate learners from beginner to advanced.
The camp runs from July 13th-17th from 9-12 at The Common Fence Point Community Hall 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI-- Fee per week per camper $125.00
All instructors are certified to work in Rhode Island public schools. The Director of the camp, Katie Hook has over 17 years experience teaching Spanish in Rhode Island. She has a BA in Spanish/Secondary Education and a BA in Political Science/ Russian. She also has taught Introductory French and Latin. Motivating children to develop their skills in second language acquisition is her passion. All teachers will encourage campers to speak in Spanish for the majority of the camp. Through the use of stories, skits, dialogs, interactive play and games campers will feel confident to speak Spanish on a regular basis. Campers will have plenty of time to play the traditional games of the Hispanic world. Portsmouth Spanish Immersion Camp will encourage campers to move,dance,sing,play create, and cook while learning Spanish. Espanol es divertido!
Portsmouth Spanish Camp Gives Back to the Local and Global Community
Portsmouth Spanish Immersion Camp is a non profit organization. All profits will fund programs which benefit children living in poverty in both Rhode Island and Latin America. PSIC will continue to support Mission Mexico , a children's refuge in Tapachula, Mexico which gives hope to children living on the street by providing them a warm safe and loving environment.
PSIC believes that all children deserve to live happy,healthy and productive lives and is committed to the belief that “Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give.” - Ben Carson