Staff Academy

Staff academy

Ages 17 -20

LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND FREE TIME BILINGUAL OFFICIAL COUNSELLOR COURSE

Bilingual Counsellor Course

If you have 17 to 20 years old, get now your Official Certification in only three weeks and become a great counsellor!!!

The best way to take advantage of your holidays to keep up training and obtain a new certification that will

give you credits towards university and valuable additions to your resume.

The only summer camp in Spain that, in only three weeks, offers you this  course that leads to a widely-recognized “Youth Activities Counsellor” certificate, allowing one to work as a Leisure and Free Time counsellor .

The program combines theory and practice in a single phase and you will also enjoy different activities in the unique environment of Sotogrande.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

YOU CAN BE A GREAT COUNSELLOR

We train young people who wish to dedicate part of their time to working as counsellors at camps and extra-curricular and free time activities.

A training experience that is fun, enjoyable and enriching, providing participants with valuable work credentials. Not only do students learn to be good counsellors, but also acquire a sense of responsibility and valuable abilities for their futures.

  • The possibility of completing the theoretical-practice phase necessary for the certification in just a single course.
  • Earn credits towards university.
  • Valuable additions to one’s resume.
  • Reinforcing and practicing another language
  • Great employment prospects.
Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

OUR LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Our aim is that children enjoy unforgettable days of fun, different activities to develop their creativity and ingenuity, and which will bring them into contact with nature.

We´ve put together an extensive activity program specially design for different ages, featuring visits to places of interest of Andalucia. They will take part in water activities, excursions to Tarifa beach, Castellar Zoo and a range of other activities including theatre, karaoke, dance and music.

Students will be supervised at all times during these activities and in their free time by our experienced group leaders.

SIGN UP!

All Programs have limited places in order of registration.

 

Sign Up

The course gives students with 300 hours of credit, acknowledged by the Junta de Andalucía (Regional Government) and, for those ultimately taking qualification examinations in the area of Pedagogy, by the Ministry of Education.

Our courses strike the right balance between the necessary theoretical foundations and the acquisition of practical skills by means of direct experience.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

THE COURSE

Unlike other courses, our program is carried out in one phase and at one location.

The course runs for 3 weeks in the month of July at our facilities at Sotogrande Camp. Young people may participate as either day campers or residential campers.

PROGRAMA

El programa mantiene un justo equilibrio entre la teoría necesaria para fundamentar el trabajo y el aprendizaje de recursos prácticos mediante la experimentación directa. De esta forma, todo tema teórico se complementa con uno práctico donde poner en práctica los contenidos y facilitar su asimilación.

El programa consta de tres fases (Práctica – Teórica – Ejercicios Online) e incluye asignaturas de educación infantil, tiempo libre, psicología evolutiva de grupo, legislación y planificación, primeros auxilios, animación deportiva, educación especial y medioambiental, juegos y dinámicas de grupo.

Nuestros alumnos no solo aprenden a ser buenos monitores, sino también adquieren responsabilidad y habilidades útiles para su futuro.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

PROGRAM

The program includes contents covering children’s education, leisure time, group evolutionary psychology, legislation and planning, first aid, sports organization, special education, environmental education, and group games and dynamics.

OBJETIVOS

  • Dotar al alumno de las capacidades que le hagan posible detectar la necesidad de intervención.
  • Ofrecerles las herramientas necesarias para realizar las tareas de animar, dinamizar y facilitar el desarrollo positivo de un grupo de personas.
  • Aportar los conocimientos teórico- prácticos a través de los cuales, los alumnos sean capaces de diseñar, dirigir y ejecutar los talleres y disciplinas acorde con su especialidad.
  • Potenciar el desarrollo de destrezas básicas en el uso de las fuentes de información y demás recursos, con sentido crítico y con el fin de adquirir nuevos conocimientos.
  • Formar a nuestros alumnos en todos los aspectos necesarios que les capaciten para participar en proyectos de animación general.

ACTITUDES

Se pretenden potenciar las siguientes actitudes:

 

Solidaridad – Responsabilidad – Cooperatividad – Participación – Proactividad

COMPETENCIAS

  •  Valores solidarios; debe saber identificarlos y llevarlos a cabo. Esto se consigue a través de una educación en valores integrada en la programación.
  • Análisis de la realidad social: debe ser capaz de detectar las necesidades que existen dentro de un grupo o población.
  • Derechos Humanos Universales; dedicarse a este ámbito implica tener conocimiento de los Derechos Humanos, y así poder realizar el análisis de la realidad social y emitir juicios de valor.
  • Búsqueda de recursos.

METODOLOGÍA

La experimentación, reflexión, conceptualización y acción juegan un papel principal. Utilizaremos una metodología participativa en todo el proceso de aprendizaje, a través de las siguientes técnicas:

  • Técnicas de animación y presentación
  • Técnicas de análisis general
  • Técnicas de abstracción
  • Técnicas de organización y planificación
  • Técnicas de comunicación
  • Técnicas de evaluación
  • Participación en la dinámica de trabajo
  • Motivación por la tarea
  • Creatividad e innovación
  • Facilidad en la resolución de conflictos
  • Adquisición de capacidades, habilidades y aptitudes

OUR FACILITIES

Aunique setting for a summer camp

The camp’s facilities are located in one of the most prestigious residential areas in southern Spain. The complex is widely considered one of Europe’s premier resorts, boasting first-rate infrastructures and facilities for the organization and execution of all our sports, entertainment and maritime activities. This privileged and internationally renowned setting, is notable and famous for its golf courses, sports facilities, beach clubs, marina, polo fields…

NH Sotogrande

NH logo

Only 10 minutes away from our Camp, the 4 star NH Hotel is the best place for our elder Campers, families and programmes.

Sotogrande Camps - Cortijo Finca "La Alcaidesa"

CORTIJO FINCA LA ALCAIDESA

Our headquarters is located in Cortijo Finca La Alcaidesa, 1,500 hectares park and part of Sotogrande custodianship of nature preserves within the Andalucia region. Surrounded by nature with wooden cabins faithful to and in accord with the traditional style of American camps.

NUESTRAS INSTALACIONES

¿Quieres saber más sobre nuestras instalaciones?

 

Más detalles

DATES & PRICES

We offer different possibilities to participate in this program: Different dates Length: two weeks, three weeks or month.

  • Modality: Boarding
  • Day Camper (09:30 – 20:00h.)
  • Morning Camper (09:30 – 13:00h.)

Calendar 2018

July

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3 WEEKS (8 – 29 July)

 

By content and qualification of the Program, this course is mandatory in these three weeks.

Modality
3 Weeks
Boarding
2.500 €
Day Camper
1.700 €
  • Uniform 130 €
  • Riding and Surf Experience Courses have an extra cost of 400€ fortnight
  • Sibling discounts available

TRANSFER TO CAMP (not included on price)

FLIGTHS: We offer transfers from and to airport:
Málaga 100€ per trip
Gibraltar 70€ per trip

TRAIN:

Those parents who may not  bring or pick up children to Sotogrande we offer train service (Madrid – Sotogrande – Madrid) through inscription form. Kids will travel with our counsellors.

SCHEDULE MONDAY-FRIDAY

  • 08:30h Alarm clock
  • 9:00h. Breakfast
  • 10:00. STAFF ACADEMY COURSE
  • 13:30h. Swimming pool and free time
  • 14:15h. Lunch
  • 15:00h. Rest time
  • 16:00h. STAFF ACADEMY COURSE
  • 18:00h. Snack and Activities
  • 20:30h. Shower
  • 21:00h. Dinner
  • 22:00h. Activities
  • 23:00h Room/Sleeping

 

 

La Agenda diaria podrá sufrir alguna alteración en función de actividades especialmente organizadas para estos alumnos (cena en la playa, cenas en el Puerto de Sotogrande, excursiones…)

 

Fines de semana: Excursiones y Actividades

EXTERNOS DÍA COMPLETO
Lunes a Domingo, de 09:00 a 20:00 h.

REGISTRATION

Once you have completed and sent us the following form, we will email you back confirming the place, payment form and additional information.

+ Staff Academy

LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND FREE TIME BILINGUAL OFFICIAL COUNSELLOR COURSE

Bilingual Counsellor Course

If you have 17 to 20 years old, get now your Official Certification in only three weeks and become a great counsellor!!!

The best way to take advantage of your holidays to keep up training and obtain a new certification that will

give you credits towards university and valuable additions to your resume.

The only summer camp in Spain that, in only three weeks, offers you this  course that leads to a widely-recognized “Youth Activities Counsellor” certificate, allowing one to work as a Leisure and Free Time counsellor .

The program combines theory and practice in a single phase and you will also enjoy different activities in the unique environment of Sotogrande.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

YOU CAN BE A GREAT COUNSELLOR

We train young people who wish to dedicate part of their time to working as counsellors at camps and extra-curricular and free time activities.

A training experience that is fun, enjoyable and enriching, providing participants with valuable work credentials. Not only do students learn to be good counsellors, but also acquire a sense of responsibility and valuable abilities for their futures.

  • The possibility of completing the theoretical-practice phase necessary for the certification in just a single course.
  • Earn credits towards university.
  • Valuable additions to one’s resume.
  • Reinforcing and practicing another language
  • Great employment prospects.
Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

OUR LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Our aim is that children enjoy unforgettable days of fun, different activities to develop their creativity and ingenuity, and which will bring them into contact with nature.

We´ve put together an extensive activity program specially design for different ages, featuring visits to places of interest of Andalucia. They will take part in water activities, excursions to Tarifa beach, Castellar Zoo and a range of other activities including theatre, karaoke, dance and music.

Students will be supervised at all times during these activities and in their free time by our experienced group leaders.

SIGN UP!

All Programs have limited places in order of registration.

 

Sign Up

+ Bilingual Counsellor Course

The course gives students with 300 hours of credit, acknowledged by the Junta de Andalucía (Regional Government) and, for those ultimately taking qualification examinations in the area of Pedagogy, by the Ministry of Education.

Our courses strike the right balance between the necessary theoretical foundations and the acquisition of practical skills by means of direct experience.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

THE COURSE

Unlike other courses, our program is carried out in one phase and at one location.

The course runs for 3 weeks in the month of July at our facilities at Sotogrande Camp. Young people may participate as either day campers or residential campers.

PROGRAMA

El programa mantiene un justo equilibrio entre la teoría necesaria para fundamentar el trabajo y el aprendizaje de recursos prácticos mediante la experimentación directa. De esta forma, todo tema teórico se complementa con uno práctico donde poner en práctica los contenidos y facilitar su asimilación.

El programa consta de tres fases (Práctica – Teórica – Ejercicios Online) e incluye asignaturas de educación infantil, tiempo libre, psicología evolutiva de grupo, legislación y planificación, primeros auxilios, animación deportiva, educación especial y medioambiental, juegos y dinámicas de grupo.

Nuestros alumnos no solo aprenden a ser buenos monitores, sino también adquieren responsabilidad y habilidades útiles para su futuro.

Curso oficial de monitor de actividades de ocio y tiempo libre

PROGRAM

The program includes contents covering children’s education, leisure time, group evolutionary psychology, legislation and planning, first aid, sports organization, special education, environmental education, and group games and dynamics.

OBJETIVOS

  • Dotar al alumno de las capacidades que le hagan posible detectar la necesidad de intervención.
  • Ofrecerles las herramientas necesarias para realizar las tareas de animar, dinamizar y facilitar el desarrollo positivo de un grupo de personas.
  • Aportar los conocimientos teórico- prácticos a través de los cuales, los alumnos sean capaces de diseñar, dirigir y ejecutar los talleres y disciplinas acorde con su especialidad.
  • Potenciar el desarrollo de destrezas básicas en el uso de las fuentes de información y demás recursos, con sentido crítico y con el fin de adquirir nuevos conocimientos.
  • Formar a nuestros alumnos en todos los aspectos necesarios que les capaciten para participar en proyectos de animación general.

ACTITUDES

Se pretenden potenciar las siguientes actitudes:

 

Solidaridad – Responsabilidad – Cooperatividad – Participación – Proactividad

COMPETENCIAS

  •  Valores solidarios; debe saber identificarlos y llevarlos a cabo. Esto se consigue a través de una educación en valores integrada en la programación.
  • Análisis de la realidad social: debe ser capaz de detectar las necesidades que existen dentro de un grupo o población.
  • Derechos Humanos Universales; dedicarse a este ámbito implica tener conocimiento de los Derechos Humanos, y así poder realizar el análisis de la realidad social y emitir juicios de valor.
  • Búsqueda de recursos.

METODOLOGÍA

La experimentación, reflexión, conceptualización y acción juegan un papel principal. Utilizaremos una metodología participativa en todo el proceso de aprendizaje, a través de las siguientes técnicas:

  • Técnicas de animación y presentación
  • Técnicas de análisis general
  • Técnicas de abstracción
  • Técnicas de organización y planificación
  • Técnicas de comunicación
  • Técnicas de evaluación
  • Participación en la dinámica de trabajo
  • Motivación por la tarea
  • Creatividad e innovación
  • Facilidad en la resolución de conflictos
  • Adquisición de capacidades, habilidades y aptitudes

+ Facilities

OUR FACILITIES

Aunique setting for a summer camp

The camp’s facilities are located in one of the most prestigious residential areas in southern Spain. The complex is widely considered one of Europe’s premier resorts, boasting first-rate infrastructures and facilities for the organization and execution of all our sports, entertainment and maritime activities. This privileged and internationally renowned setting, is notable and famous for its golf courses, sports facilities, beach clubs, marina, polo fields…

NH Sotogrande

NH logo

Only 10 minutes away from our Camp, the 4 star NH Hotel is the best place for our elder Campers, families and programmes.

Sotogrande Camps - Cortijo Finca "La Alcaidesa"

CORTIJO FINCA LA ALCAIDESA

Our headquarters is located in Cortijo Finca La Alcaidesa, 1,500 hectares park and part of Sotogrande custodianship of nature preserves within the Andalucia region. Surrounded by nature with wooden cabins faithful to and in accord with the traditional style of American camps.

NUESTRAS INSTALACIONES

¿Quieres saber más sobre nuestras instalaciones?

 

Más detalles

+ Dates & Prices

DATES & PRICES

We offer different possibilities to participate in this program: Different dates Length: two weeks, three weeks or month.

  • Modality: Boarding
  • Day Camper (09:30 – 20:00h.)
  • Morning Camper (09:30 – 13:00h.)

Calendar 2018

July

SUN
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
 1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 9
 10
 11
 12
 13
 14
 15
 16
 17
 18
 19
 20
 21
 22
 23
 24
 25
 26
 27
 28
 29
 
 
 
 
 
 

3 WEEKS (8 – 29 July)

 

By content and qualification of the Program, this course is mandatory in these three weeks.

Modality
3 Weeks
Boarding
2.500 €
Day Camper
1.700 €
  • Uniform 130 €
  • Riding and Surf Experience Courses have an extra cost of 400€ fortnight
  • Sibling discounts available

TRANSFER TO CAMP (not included on price)

FLIGTHS: We offer transfers from and to airport:
Málaga 100€ per trip
Gibraltar 70€ per trip

TRAIN:

Those parents who may not  bring or pick up children to Sotogrande we offer train service (Madrid – Sotogrande – Madrid) through inscription form. Kids will travel with our counsellors.

SCHEDULE MONDAY-FRIDAY

  • 08:30h Alarm clock
  • 9:00h. Breakfast
  • 10:00. STAFF ACADEMY COURSE
  • 13:30h. Swimming pool and free time
  • 14:15h. Lunch
  • 15:00h. Rest time
  • 16:00h. STAFF ACADEMY COURSE
  • 18:00h. Snack and Activities
  • 20:30h. Shower
  • 21:00h. Dinner
  • 22:00h. Activities
  • 23:00h Room/Sleeping

 

 

La Agenda diaria podrá sufrir alguna alteración en función de actividades especialmente organizadas para estos alumnos (cena en la playa, cenas en el Puerto de Sotogrande, excursiones…)

 

Fines de semana: Excursiones y Actividades

EXTERNOS DÍA COMPLETO
Lunes a Domingo, de 09:00 a 20:00 h.

+ Registration

REGISTRATION

Once you have completed and sent us the following form, we will email you back confirming the place, payment form and additional information.