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We’re famous for our food!

Campers are pleasantly surprised at Immersion Island that our food is no ordinary camp food!  We cook and prepare our own food and our campers love it!  We make the food culturally relevant to the theme or location we are “visiting” for that day.  In our “Around the World” theme in Spanish or French weeks […]

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Our specialty – Tres Leches Cake!

Every Friday of camp weeks we have a presentation for parents and a celebration to close out the week. Campers share skits with parents as well as some camp songs, dances and more.  We are all sad to see the week come to an end but one thing that makes the afternoon special is our now famous Tres […]

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Counselors in Training are the best!

At Immersion Island we offer the opportunity for students who have studied Spanish or French for several years, and are ready to use it, to participate as Counselors in Training and help make camp fun and engaging for younger campers.  CITs get a discount rate for camp, enjoy all the fun of camp and at the […]

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Camper Spotlights!

Every Friday of every week of camps we hear so many wonderful comments from happy campers and parents.  We have many campers who return year after year.  Here we would like to let you get to know some of them and the reasons why they love Immersion Island so much. Last summer was Lucas’ first […]

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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 Eighth Summer!

Over seven 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 eighth 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) Did you know that Immersion Island offers a wide variety of language services?  We have small language enrichment groups and lessons, we have Adult Spanish and French immersion days. And we are planning track out camps for students who attend year-round schools. Spread the word and plan to join us […]

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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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