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    From a music camp in Berklee, to a football workshop in Barcelona, kids can choose summer programs from across the globe

    Spend an unforgettable fortnight in Spain at the Pueblo Ingles or English Town, relaxing by the pool, gorging on Spanish food, and hanging out with other teenagers (ages 13-17) from every part of this beautiful country. The best part is that ita��s all free! Diverbo is an organisation that brings together native English speakers, from all corners of the world, and Spaniards in idyllic locations across Spain. The goal is to make young Spaniards learn English. The only cost is a flight to Madrid at around Rs. 60,000 from Bangalore. Workshops start in July. Details: diverbo.com

    kidslead4@Berklee College of Music
    If your little onea��s talent is music, there is nowhere better to go than the prestigious Berklee College of Music and enroll in their five-week summer performance program. The program offers private music workshops for adolescents aged 14 and above, and gives them the chance to work with other musicians from over 70 countries. In the past, the classes have been led by stars like John Mayer and Guthrie Govan. Rs. 5 lakh (inclusive of travel, lessons, stay and food). Sessions start on July 12. Details: berklee.edu

    @Orchid Travels and Tours
    The city-based travel company puts together a unique three-day package to the US, aimed at children between nine and 17 years. The tour includes a visit to Disneyland Resorts and a space camp at the Kennedy Space Centre, where trained educators help them explore the wonders of space and take in experiences like the shuttle launch and Star Trek live. The three-day camp also includes a visit to New York City, with stops at places like The Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. Rs. 1,99,000 (all inclusive). Details: 9845100975

    The Bangalore Youth Football Leaguea��s (BYFL) month-long summer camp involves sessions at places like Holland, Madrid or Barcelona, where kids get to learn more than just the tricks and trades of the game. Covering the usuals like ball manipulation, stamina building drills, tactical sessions, skill development exercises, goalkeeping sessions, nutrition advice and relaxation techniques, kids will also train with professionals, be a part of friendly matches, talks and sessions. Rs. 1,65,000 upwards. Details: byfl.in

    @Eden Village Camp
    This summer camp at Putnam Valley, New York will help your kid connect with nature through activities that are fun and environmentally educative. Sessions involve activities like milking goats, harvesting squash and collecting eggs. Plus, harvest, thresh, kidslead5winnow and grind wheat to bake bread in a solar oven and more. Activities related to art and crafts, music, fine arts, yahadut (Jewish learning), swimming and boating will also be included. Rs. 2,41,380 (all inclusive). Details: edenvillagecamp.org

    @Teenagers Abroad
    Budding language enthusiasts aged 15-21 can travel to Mexico for one week to learn Spanish and immerse themselves in Mexican culture. Included in the price are 20 language lessons a week, accommodation, meals and exciting activities, including dance and cooking courses. There is also the opportunity to go on diving excursions and to visit the magnificent ChichA�n ItzA?. This camp promises to not only develop their Spanish skills, but also expand their cultural horizons. Rs. 34,000 upwards. Details: teenagersabroad.com

    @EAA Air Academy
    The EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association ) Air Academya��s summer camp for ages 12-19, introduces them to everything related to flying. During the camp in Wisconsin, budding pilots can engage in a series of challenging a�?on-grounda�� activities, covering aircraft construction and using a flight simulator. The highlight of the week is a real life flight with a trained instructor. Ranges from Rs. 45,500 to Rs. 68,000. Details: youngeagles.org

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