A great range of activities!
Outdoor & Indoor - Land & Water
Language Camp West offers a wide range of indoor, outdoor and social activities. Our camp counsellors will keep students busy and entertained throughout their stay. Combining conversational language practice with sports and social activities makes language learning so much easier. Students will soon forget that they are speaking a foreign language as their confidence grows.
Achill Island is the perfect location for outdoor pursuits and our own team as well as our activity partners offer a great selection to choose from, including:
Abseiling, Archery, Assault Course, Orienteering,
Climbing, Coasteering, Cycling, Raft Building, Snorkelling,
Canoeing, Kayaking, Surfing, Sailing,
Canyoning, Bog Snorkelling, Hill Walking, Indoor Climbing Wall, Team games and Pitch & Putt.
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A Typical Day at
08:30-09:30 - Breakfast
Language Camp West
09:30-12:30 - Language lessons
12:30-14:00 - Lunch, preparation for activities
14:00-18:00 - Activities, Showers/Changing
18:00-19:00 - Dinner
19:00-22:00 - Evening Activities
22:00-22:30 - Snack, prepare for lights out
Safety and Security
Our activity partner, Achill OEC, places each student under the supervision of qualified instructors. The ratio of students to instructors is 8:1. In addition, the students assigned camp counsellor takes part in all activities to ensure not only that the chosen language is put into practice, but that the safety and security of each student is fully supervised. To learn more, please read our Parents Guide.
As well as sporting and water-based activities, our team provides a great range of entertainment in the evenings, all the while reinforcing and encouraging practice of the chosen course language. Students will enjoy a great selection of evening activities like:
Pizza night, Movie night, Barbeque, Fondue night, Fancy Dress, Achill's Got Talent Show, Blind Date, Card Games, Quiz, Music Session, German or French Cooking Lessons, Treasure Hunt and more!