Spanish Immersion In Chapel Hill, Durham and Chatham!

At Immersion Island we offer the opportunity for children from the ages of 7 to 18 to immerse themselves in Spanish or French while having all the fun of a summer camp in day, overnight and “hybrid”  camps.   Adults too can enjoy Spanish immersion weekends in the relaxing and rustic setting of New Hope […]

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Immersion Island Begins Fifth Summer!

Over five years ago we had the dream and vision of having a foreign language experience that was local, fun and engaging!  Immersion Island now is beginning its fifth year of language immersion camps in Chapel Hill.  Hundreds of kids from as far away as the Caribbean, Chicago and Arizona have joined us for both […]

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Immersion Island Growing!

(BACK TO MAIN CAMPS PAGE) After our fourth summer of successful language immersion camps we are starting to grow year-round! We now offer after school enrichment classes at your location or ours. We have a Spring trip to Costa Rica planned. Adult Spanish immersion classes and camps are on the docket. And we will have […]

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New French Camp! Île d’immersion

We are fortunate to be taking our magical formula that we have used for Spanish Immersion Camps over the last few years and adding  French camp! We are fortunate to have Suzanne Ryan joining us as a Director of that week of French Immersion Camp!!  She is a passionate retired French teacher who will be […]

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Google Chrome for Language Immersion?

“Language Immersion for Chrome is an experimental extension that aims to simulate the experience of being immersed in a foreign language. By switching certain words and phrases from English into a language of your choice, the websites you already visit can provide a way to experience the world from a different perspective.” This is the […]

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Summer 2012 coming up fast!

I can hardly contain my excitement as we start to gear up for Summer 2012! Last summer so much magic happened that we can’t wait to repeat it again.  We had so much positive response last year and so many people talking about this summer that the enthusiasm is contagious.  As staff we had a […]

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June 27th Overnight Spanish Camp – Absolutely awesome!

Wow! The staff, the acampantes, the activities, Tia Ana’s food, I was absolutely wowed at how it all came together!  The improvement in the kids’ Spanish and effort at speaking it, their enthusiasm, openness to new friendships and experiences was indeed awe-inspiring. Four more camps to come this summer so I’m sure many more great […]

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Rosetta Stone or not?

At least once a week someone asks me what I think about Rosetta Stone.  I have to give Rosetta Stone folks credit for their promotional efforts and for making people want to get going on  learning another language. They seem to give people hope that it can still happen no matter what your age or […]

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Overnight Spanish Immersion Camps!

$100 off on OVERNIGHT SPANISH CAMPS. Register before April 29th! Wow!  What an opportunity to not break the Spanish Immersion experience for five straight days even if you live close by! The Spanish language overnight camps begin on Monday morning in the beautiful rustic setting of Camp New Hope in Chapel Hill and do not […]

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Camper testimonials

Campers who attended La Isla de Inmersión,  our inaugural Spanish camp in the fall had a fantastic time. We used the facilities we will use for this summer’s Spanish camps, Camp New Hope in Chapel Hill.  Activities included song, dance, camp fire,  “Mexican S’mores,” food preparation, games, fiesta, crafts, conversation groups, shopping and more! There […]

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