PRINCETON, N.J.--(Creating Global Citizens. This new program from Berlitz, while enhancing the student’s language skills in English or French, provides children and teens with greater awareness of other cultures. This will help prepare them to adapt to unknown situations regardless of geographical, cultural or social context. The camp readies children and teens to interact with different cultures, countries and backgrounds enabling them to eventually become successful global citizens.)--Berlitz, the world’s premier provider of language training and cross-cultural services, is preparing the next generation to succeed in an increasingly multi-cultural society by offering a new summer camp program, –
“The curriculum focus on cross-cultural and experiential learning develops skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, and leadership – all the ingredients for future global leaders.”
“Studies show that children and teens that learn a new language score higher on standardized tests and are more flexible at problem solving – enhancing their future education and career opportunities,” said Diego Salmon, Managing Director, Berlitz NA. “The curriculum focus on cross-cultural and experiential learning develops skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, and leadership – all the ingredients for future global leaders.”
Creating Global Citizens Camp helps a student learn and builds confidence through age appropriate activities that develop self-awareness as well as proficiency in skills critical to acquiring global understanding including: communication, team work, problem solving, cultural sensibility and leadership. Younger students will engage in activities such as songs, games, crafts, and storytelling from other countries. Teens will explore other cultures through, debates and discussions, role plays and fun investigations activities, all with the goal of developing leadership and cross-cultural communications skills. Each week ends with a project in which the student puts into practice the communication and cross-cultural skills they learned.
- Appropriate for ages 5 – 16
- Duration: 3 weeks
- Hours: 9 am to 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday
- Session options include: July 2 – 22 or July 29 – August 16
- Available languages include: English and French
Cost: CAD $799.99 (includes tuition, materials, registration and taxes)
A special promotion is available for those who enroll in Berlitz’ Private Flexible program by March 30, 2013. Students are invited to send one child or teen absolutely free, with a 10 percent discount also available for each additional child enrolled by March 30.
- Available at most Berlitz Learning Centres
Participants can register for Creating Global Citizens Summer Camp by calling 1-855-393-1552 or logging onto http://www.berlitz.ca/CreatingGlobalCitizens.
About Berlitz Corporation – a Benesse Company – Berlitz has been recognized as the world’s premier provider of language training and cross-cultural services. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey with more than 550 locations in over 70 countries and 40 million clients worldwide, today Berlitz is a global leadership training and education company with a comprehensive portfolio offering communications skills development, testing and assessment, global leadership training and customized dynamic solutions for cultural competency through a variety of delivery platforms.