Camp Lango is a terrific way for kids ages 4-11 (going into kindergarten - sixth grade) to learn Spanish while enjoying summertime fun. Lango campers spend each week immersed in an exciting part of the Latin American world. Lango's dynamic, experienced teachers serve as counselors, and are supported by a team of native-speaking and fluent assistant counselors. Campers spend each day moving from one activity to the next, including special "No English!" times, designed to provide an immersion experience while still allowing for a ton of fun. A week or more of Camp Lango is guaranteed to boost your child's new language ability!
Camp Lango dates and pricing vary by location. Find a camp in your area!
A Typical Day’s Schedule at Camp Lango
Arrive at Camp Lango! Your team leader bids you Bienvenidos and leads you into the Amazon jungle. Your mom, dad or caregiver checks you in with la profesora de Camp Lango.
Cosmo Welcome Lango's mascot el perro Cosmo welcomes you and all campers to Camp Lango!
Silly Spanish Games Animal Charades, Land Canoe Race, Spider Crawl Relay – a rainforest full of crazy activities!
Group Craft Activity– Solamente Español! Working with your team, you create the branches, leaves and flowers of a beautiful Amazon tree; not to mention the birds, bugs, snakes and monkeys. During this time, your team leader speaks with you only in Spanish!
11 am–12 pm
Spanish Songs In one huge group, you sing – and act out – some of Lango's favorite Spanish songs.
Lunch and Free Playtime
Spanish Storytime With Cosmo as your storyteller and taking a turn reading yourself, you listen to stories in Spanish.
Rainforest Scavenger Hunt Working with your team and armed with magnifying glasses, baskets and pictures of your objects, you search for rocks, bugs, leaves, flowers – and a few bonus prizes!
Solo Art Activity – Solamente Español! After picking your favorite rainforest animal, you create your own mask and become that animal! Then you learn to describe where you live and what you eat in Spanish!
Outside Camp Games All the favorites: egg toss, sponge & water race, three-legged race... and of course you learn to say "Hurray!" in Spanish.
Cool Down, Clean Up and Head Out You sing Lango's farewell song, say adios to Cosmo and collect your things, and la profesora checks you out. Hasta mañana!
Play Lango Song Clip
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Just had to tell you that my daughter *loves* the Lango CD. Each morning this week since Spanish class, she runs into the living room and jumps up and down yelling, "dance, dance!"
I just want to let you know that my daughter, Casey, already loves Spanish. "Mommy, Spanish is cool!" is the exact quote I got this afternoon. Many thanks for working so hard to bring this great program to EARTHS!
We have all learned many Spanish words and phrases. My kids both have absorbed the language like little fish. They usually remember words and phrases that I do not and they are always asking me how to say certain things in Spanish (which either have to look up or ask Kelli). I highly recommend Kelli and the Lango class!