Dublin Residential Summer Centre

A purpose-built boarding school surrounded by 100 acres of wood on the banks of the River Liffey

Dublin Residential

Courses available at this summer camp:

Why choose our Dublin Residential summer centre?

  • Add-on courses available at this centre
  • Well-equipped classrooms
  • Several recreation rooms and common areas
  • Only 15-min from Dublin Airport
  • Exciting full-day and half-day excursions

 

Twin's Dublin Residential Centre (Formerly known as Alpha Young Learners Residential Programme) is run at King's Hospital College, Palmerstown, Dublin 20. It is just off the main Dublin-Galway road, past Palmerstown and Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

The school is a purpose-built boarding school and occupies a 100 acre wooded site on the banks of the River Liffey. The location is very quiet and safe while it is only 20 minutes from city centre and 15 minutes from Dublin airport.
Within a 10 minute walk from the school is one of Dublin’s best known shopping centres. Students can go shopping some evenings or weekends if accompanied by a group leader.

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

What's included?

Rates:

Standard English - €840 p/w

Intensive, Showbiz, Champions English - €925 p/w

 

A typical 2 week package includes:

  • Full-board accommodation
  • Placement test
  • Standard General English course (18.3 hours per week) or, 
  • Intensive English course (22.5 hours per week) or, 
  • Showbiz or Champions English add-on options
  • Half-day EPIC Museum
  • Half-day excursion to Archaeology Museum
  • Half-day excursion to Dalkey Castle
  • Half-day excursion to Dublinia 
  • Full-day excursion to Causey Farm
  • Full-day excursion to Ardgillan Castle & Skerries
  • Access to facilities including a dedicated table tennis room and basketball court
  • Afternoon and evening social programme
  • End of course certificate

 

Centre details

Facilities

  • Bright classrooms
  • Recreation rooms
  • Dining hall
  • Theatre hall
  • All-weather tennis courts
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heated swimming pool 
  • Gym
  • Common areas
  • on-site cafeteria

Twin's English summer centre at our Dublin Homestay location, is located near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, and occupies a 100 acre wooded site on the banks of the River Liffey. 

The location of the King's Hospital College provide easy access the main locations including parks and shopping malls. The sports facilities are first class with many professional sports people using the training fields. 

The security system has coded access to the sleeping areas, so student can feel safe and secure. In the case of a fire, all security systems are automatically shut off and there is immediate access to exits.
The dining hall is very large and airy and meals are prepared by a professional catering company. 

 

Accommodation

Our Dublin Residential summer centre accommodation has been entirely refurbished in the summer 2019. Most bedrooms are 5 or 6 bedded en-suite rooms. The rooms are bright and airy with views over either the grounds of the school or the internal courtyard.  

Each room is ensuite and has wardrobes for the students to use. The 5-bedrooms have a shower, toilet and wash hand basin, while the 6-bedded rooms have 2 showers, 2 wash hand basins and a toilet.

We try to room students of similar ages together and to keep the nationality mix as diverse as possible (while keeping the boys and girls separate).

 

What to pack
Some warm clothing (for colder days and nights) 

A waterproof jacket (for rainy days)

Comfortable shoes (for walking tours and visits to the coast)

An old pair of trousers and t-shirts (for the visit to Causey farm)

An adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) - for all their electronic/charging needs

Location map

Notable cities nearby:
Galway - 2hrs 30 minutes
Kilkenny – 2 hrs

Nearest airports:
Dublin Airport - 40 mins
Belfast - 2hrs
Shannon - 2hrs 30 mins

 

Students at our Dublin Residential Summer Centre (formerly Alpha Young Learners Residential Programme) can look forward to an engaging programme of both daytime and evening activities. There will also be two half-day excursions per week to various locations. These excursions enable students to explore and experience the Irish culture on a greater scale. We encourage students to practise their English by talking to the new friends they have made on the programme as well as staff and people they meet on their travels. 

  

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Week 1

09:00 – 10:50

Arrival/meet and greet

 

Placement Test & Orientation

Free time in City Centre with Group Leaders

Full-day excursion: Glendalough

(Packed lunch)

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

11:10-13:00

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

13:10 – 13:50

Lunch on campus

Lunch on campus

14:00 – 17:00

Excursion:   Archaeology Museum

Team Challenge: Treasure Hunt

Campus

Activities

Excursion:

Science Gallery

or EPIC

Campus Activities

 

18:30

Dinner on campus

19:00 – 22:00

Swimming

Sports
Card games

Swimming
Sports
Card games

 

Ice Breakers,

Welcome Party

 

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Movie night

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Archery

 

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Disco

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Irish Music

Week 2

09:00 – 10:50

English lessons

English lessons

Free time in City Centre with Group Leaders  (packed lunch)

Full-day  excursion to 

Causey Farm
or
Ardgillan &
Skerries

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

11:10-13:00

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

English lessons

13:10 – 13:50

Lunch on campus

Lunch on campus

14:00 – 17:00

Excursion:   Science Gallery or EPIC

Saturday  Challenge: SnapChat   Challenge!

Campus Activities / Magic Workshop

 

Excursion:

Dalkey Castle or Howth

Campus   Activities / magic workshop

 

18:00

Dinner on Campus

19:00 – 21:00

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Irish sports

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Disco

 

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Karaoke

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Movie night

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Fencing

 

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Disco

Computers

Swimming
Sports
Card games

Shopping

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€840  ⁄ wk

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Ages: 11 - 16

Dates: 26/06 - 31/07

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