Duke of York's Royal Military School

An exciting summer centre set in picturesque grounds at a historic school

Dover, Summer English Camp

Courses available at this summer camp:

Why choose our Dover summer camp?

  • Excellent range of sport facilities including a dance studio, swimming pool and climbing wall
  • Set in 150 acres of picturesque grounds
  • Close to local attractions
  • Convenient residential accommodation


The traditional English countryside town of Dover is the ideal coastal location for students wanting to experience a summer English camp.

Our summer school in Dover is located at the Duke of York Royal Military School and a number of local attractions can be reached from there. Students can reach the medieval Dover Castle in just five minutes by coach or car, whilst the scenic White Cliffs of Dover are also just a short coach ride away. In addition to this, the nearby cathedral city of Canterbury can be reached in just half an hour. Not only will students have the chance to experience the charming nearby attractions when staying at our summer English camp, the programme also includes an excursion to London to see the iconic landmarks and sights of the capital such as Big Ben and the Tower of London. Also included in the package is a full day excursion to the picturesque city of Cambridge which is famous for its rich history. 

Our programme at the Duke of York’s school truly gives students the chance to experience all aspects of life in England. They will stay in a traditional English school in the heart of the treasured English countryside, whilst embarking on excursions to the thriving and exciting capital city of London and the historic, University City of Cambridge; this is an excellent opportunity for students to see both rural and cosmopolitan England.

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
  • Programme
  • Gallery
  • Fees

What's included in the fee?

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board accommodation - Single, twin, triple, quad or dorm rooms with en-suite
  • Placement test
  • General English course (15 hours per week)
  • Extensive range of on-site facilities including a dance studio, common rooms and sports hall
  • Afternoon and evening social programme
  • Excursion to London
  • Excursion to Cambridge
  • Half day in Canterbury
  • Half day excursion to Dover Castle 
  • End of course certificate 


Centre details


  • Cafeteria
  • Sports facilities - swimming pool, climbing wall, multiple courts
  • Wi-Fi

The Duke of York Royal Military School was founded in 1803 in Chelsea before locating to the current site in Dover in 1908. The school has established roots and an interesting history with alumni including musicians, professors and, of course, those working in the military. The school is set in 150 acres of countryside in Kent creating the ideal, traditional English environment. The accommodation and facilities available at the school are first-class; with the school having undergone a refurbishment in 2014. Students can have plenty of fun on-site with some of the impressive features including a theatre, gym and a climbing wall.

The common rooms at the school have sofas and pool tables so that students can socialise with their new friends whilst practising their English skills. There is also a social programme for the evening, with such activities including a disco or a movie night.


Twin’s summer English camp at Dover includes residential accommodation, with students benefiting from newly built single and twin en-suite rooms or triple/quad rooms and dorms, some with a view of the park. The rooms are all finished to a high standard and include a lockable safe for any valuables. The school also features common rooms where students are able to spend their leisure time playing pool and socialising with new friends from all over the world, whilst also practising their English skills.

Location map

Nearest cities:
Canterbury - 40 mins
London - 1 hour 45 mins
Brighton - 2 hours
Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour 30 mins
London Stansted - 1 hour 45 mins
London Heathrow - 1 hour 50 mins
London Luton - 2 hours

Students attending our summer centre in Dover will benefit from a great activity programme made up of a variation of daytime and evening activities. Alongside English lessons, there are campus activities such as swimming, dance sessions, fashion show preparations and sports tournaments during the day. By night students will benefit from quizzes, movie nights, discos and talent shows. In addition to the on-site activities, students will also take a full day excursion to both London and Cambridge and will have the chance to further explore Dover. 

Sample Programme

Week 1

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday Arrivals and Meet & Greet Welcome Evening
Tuesday Testing/English lessons Treasure hunt Disco
Wednesday English lessons Half day excursion to Dover Castle British Quiz Night
Thursday English lessons Drama Workshop Movie Night
Friday English Lessons Shakespeare Birthday Party
Saturday Full day excursion to London with entrance to the London Eye Instagram Competition
Sunday Tennis Drama Workshop or optional excursion Team Game Tournament

Week 2

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday Free time on campus or optional excursion Pop Music Night
Tuesday English lessons Swimming Bingo & Building Competition Night
Wednesday English lessons Half day excursion to Canterbury Team Building Tournament
Thursday English Lessons Twin Olympics Around the World Showcase
Friday English Lessons Twin's Got Talent Rehearsal | Twin's Got Talent
Saturday Full day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to Kings College Movie Night
Sunday Craft activity Paper fashion show or optional excursion Disco

UK (all prices in GBP per person)

Standard Summer Programme Dover £694 /wk
Airport Transfer Supplement - Unaccompanied Minor Service £50
English Plus+ Theatre & Dance £793 /wk

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Ages: 8-17

Dates: 10/07 - 21/08

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