Spanish Language & Baseball
Learn Spanish while playing baseball with the Champions
Starting dates: Every first Sunday of any month (for accommodation). Language Course and baseball training start on monday
Minimum/max age: teen-ager min 15 y/o. Max 19 y/o.
Duration: 2 weeks (13 nights: leaving on saturday)
Spanish Lessons: 4 per day, 20 per week.
Skill levels: on all 8 ability levels (Spanish Instruction)
Class size: maximum 8 participants in each class (Spanish Instruction)
Baseball Lessons: 4 hours per day, monday to friday, on any level, in group.
Special course divided into 2 weeks and directed to teen-ager ( 15-19) that wish to have some baseball practice in Dominican Republic (aka The Land of the Baseball Champs) and learning experience. And, of course, stay together. In this 2-weeks program everyday is a challenge: spanish lessons, cultural excursions and activities in morning time. Afternoon For 13 y/o or younger friends learning process will be special, with special activities. The program is held all year around, starting any first Sunday on any month (Language Course and Baseball training start on monday)
Spanish Language School: Learn spanish language easy and fun. HostFamilies are in charge pick-up and drop off kids. First day students will be asked to take a placement test to evaluate their Spanish knowledge and introduce them in the correct level. After that they will receive class Monday to Friday with the following schedule:
08:30 to 10:30 Theoretical Lessons,
10:30 to 11:00 Break,
11:00 to 12: 30 Practical Lessons (Tuesday and Thursday on-site ctivity wth the teacher)
(In holiday days normally we will give standard lessons 9:00 to 12:00. When this won’t be possible, lessons will take re-place the nearest Saturday 9:00 to 12:00 or in afternoon time. Students will be promptly informed).
On-site Activities: Any Tuesday and any Thursday teacher bring students to various practical activities such as: walking excursion of Zona Colonial, Museo del Hombre Dominicano, Los tres Ojos, Jardin Botanico ..or any other cultural activity that may be available at the moment.
Welcome Pizza: First day.. To know each other Pizza and soft drink, then a taxi home….early of course
Baseball Practice : Everyday from Monday to Friday, leaving a 02:00pm and back home at 06:00pm. The practice will be at Centro Olimpico in Santo Domingo, 15-20 minutes distance by minibus from Hispaniolla School. Includes 2 way transportation in afternoon time, professional coaching staff, Lajara team shir tand general equipment. Do not includes personal baseball equipment. (At the baseball academy traniers may talk english if necessary).
Family Activities: Every evening , after coming back fro training, kids will be left home and hosting familyt wil take care of them. Families are instructed to organize few adecuate activities after dinner with kids to share time (and experience) with them. Transportation and entrance fees (if apply) included.
Group Activity: Saturday or Sunday. Games with local baseball selections or watch a game of bigger league or any activity related with baseball. To be comunicated during first week. One chaperons/guide each 10 kids will join the group.
Farewell Dinner: Last Saturday. Say bye bye to the crew and friends with a nice meal. Includes 1 dish and a soft dirnk. (not included for Individual enrollments)
Accommodation: In selected dominican hosting families. They will bring and pick-up every day kids at school and at baseball autobus (meeting point). Located at less than 30 minutes walking distance from school. In shared room (2 kids per room), sharing bathroom. Includes 3 meals per day.
- US$1900 per person (group min 10 participants)
- US$1600 per person (individuals)
Note 1: In case of individual applications, the program will be reduced and all activities with teachers, tours/excursions and welcome/farewell dinners will be cancelled. However week-end activities will be still operative. Also, in case of minor applicant, a chaperon (not included) is strongly reccomended.
Note 2: A traveller full-insurance is mandatory to participate in the program.
for further information please contact us
- airport pick-up and drop-off
- Spanish language course
- Baseball training
- all activities in the program with 2 way transportation (not included for Individual enrollments)
- all excursions in the program with 2 way transportation (not included for Individual enrollments)
- accommodation in hosting family in shared room with 3 meals per day
- Welcome Pizza, Farewell Dinner (not included for Individual enrollments)
Fee Doesn’t Include
- transportation school-accommodation and back (host families will walk the kids, 2 ways)
- anything not specified on “Fee Includes“
Schedule (click here to enlarge)