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Florida Academy – Florida- Ages 8-15

The Junior Camp in Florida is based at Admiral Farragut Academy– a leading naval school founded originally in 1933.

The school is located in St Petersburg, Tampa Bay, and set in an attractive 33 acre campus which includes a private bay front. The school offers excellent recreational facilities including an indoor sports hall and gym, baseball and softball pitches, an outdoor swimming pool, a private bay for on-site sailing lessons, an arts complex and theatre

The beaches of Fort Desoto are only a few minutes away, whilst Tampa Bay and Busch Gardens are also within easy travelling distance.  Orlando and its famous theme parks are only 75 minutes away and students can enjoy visiting the parks twice every week.

2 weeks course

From  26 June to  31 July

THIS COURSE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE – NEW 2018 COURSES COMING SOON

Package includes

  • 20 lessons per week in multinational classes
  • Full Board Residential Accommodation  on campus in shared rooms
  • Afternoon and Evening Activity Programme
  • 2 full day trip per week
  • 2 Shopping/beach afternoons
  • All course books and materials
  • Leaving Certificate and End of Course Report
  •  24 hour care good supervision and high level of security
  • Travel and Medical insurance.

 

If you are booking a residential course after 15th April, please contact us  to check availability of places before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us  before booking online

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Excursions include:

 

  • Universal Studios Orlando
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Disney World Orlando
  • Busch Gardens

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ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURES

All arrivals and departures should be on Sundays. If students wish to arrive or depart on a Saturday, one way supplementary fees will be charged.

Saturday arrivals and departures are arranged subject to availability. Please le t us know in advance so we can arrange suitable airport transfers .

 

MEALS

All meals are provided in the large, comfortable cafeterias on campus except on excursions when a packed-lunch is given to all students . Wholesome and varied food is served and special dietary requirements can be catered for. Please advise us at the time of enrolment if a student has any special dietary requirements. Please contact us for a sample menu.

 

BREAKAGE MEDICAL DEPOSITS AND GUARDIANSHIP FEES

Breakages and Medical Deposits: Please note that a deposit of £80 (Canterbury, Cambridge, London, Nottingham and Southampton), US$100 (Florida, Harvard, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, and Yale) and CAN$100 (Toronto and Vancouver) or equivalent sum in Euros is payable in cash on arrival, and will be collected from all students on the first day of their course.

The breakages deposit will be returned to students with a deduction made if any for loss of keys and/or personal damage to any property of the school has occurred.

Students studying the US and Canada are also requested to pay a refundable deposit of US/CAN$100 to cover the insurance excess payable for any medical expenses in the event that the student is ill and requires treatment.

Please note that a guardianship fee of CAD$100.00 is payable on all junior courses in Toronto and Vancouver.

 

RULES FOR STUDENTS

Students must follow the law of the land, which means  that

no student can buy alcohol (it is illegal to buy alcohol in the USA if you are under the age of 21):

 no student can buy cigarettes/tobacco (it is illegal to buy cigarettes/tobacco in the USA if you are under the age of 18):

The use of alcohol and drugs is strictly forbidden and will not be tolerated under any circumstances.  No smoking is permitted while on the course.  This applies to all students.

Students are expected to keep their bedrooms tidy and put their litter in bins provided.  Students are not permitted to leave the campus unsupervised.

The school reserves the right to terminate without notice the course of any student who persistently misconducts him/herself during the programme, or who fails to meet the attendance requirements of the course. There is no refund of fees to students whose courses are terminated in this way.

 

WHAT TO BRING

Students should bring summer clothes as well as waterproof jackets, swimwear, trainers (sports shoes) for outside usage, white -soled sports shoes for use in the sports hall, and a towel.. Students should also bring, an alarm clock and hairdryer if needed. Students should remember to bring an adaptor for their mobile phone charger and other electrical items. We advise that students do not bring valuable items such as expensive watches, jewellery, valuable electronic items, expensive cameras etc.

However, valuables and items such as passports and airline tickets can be handed over to the school staff for safe keeping. The school cannot accept responsibility for the loss of items or money unless given to them for safe keeping.

 

ACTIVITY PROGRAMMES

All Residential courses include a comprehensive Activity Programme of excursions, sports and activities – Full activity programme every afternoon and evening, including a variety of sports and other activities

One full-day and one half-day excursions per week. The school reserves the right to cancel or to offer substitute activities on the optional activities programmes in the event of fewer than 10 students opting for any individual activity.

 

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