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La Scuola International School


Learn Italian

Information for Incoming Grades 1-3 Summer Camp
This program is designed for children with little to no knowledge of Italian. They will learn the basics through hands-on activities.


July 24 –July 28


8:30 am – 4:00 pm


Incoming Grade 1-3 students

We enroll students who are in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade during the 2016-2017 school year.



All lead teachers have native or native-like Italian fluency. They are supported by experienced teaching assistants who may or may not have Italian fluency.


A morning snack, hot lunch, and afternoon snack will be provided on-site by Mumsa. Children may also pack their own lunch.


NOTE: Registration is opened to non-La Scuola families. However, La Scuola families are given priority for enrollment.

For more information, please contact summercamp@lascuolasf.org.


Morning: Introduction to Italian

Students are introduced to beginner-level Italian, including greetings, colors, numbers, and commonly used vocabulary. Through songs, games, books, stories, and crafts, students will be exposed to Italian and start to use the language themselves.

Afternoon: Robot and Circuits

Children will have the opportunity to interact and control different robots using devices such as iPods, iPads, and smartphones. They will learn firsthand the essentials for making a robot work. Every child will build a small robot that will illuminate from electrical circuits, which they will design and create. Motors skills and movement coordination will be developed in this unit.