Sun, sea, learning & ancient Greece

  • For students aged 12-17
  • ​Take the trip of a lifetime and explore Greece through the centuries
  • Learn academic subjects from experienced and qualified teachers
  • ​Enjoy water sports, horse-riding, arts and leadership with professional and skilled instructors
  • ​Have fun in a friendly global community right on the beach
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2022 Risk Free Bookings!

Academic Summer and Academic Camp have operated summer camps during the summers of 2020 and 2021 in the UK and Europe. We, therefore, have experience in running our camps during COVID times. We hope this will give you the confidence to book your summer camp with us.  

We are now taking bookings for 2022 with an option to book risk-free. 

In order to help families to make decisions about next summer and book with confidence, we are introducing interim terms and conditions for any new bookings made between 1st  December 2021 and 28th February 2022.   


More about 2022 Risk Free Bookings! here.


CPD accredited Leadership qualification

Whether you are a natural-born leader or someone that prefers to support the team in the background we will develop your skillset to help you reach your Personal Best. We will work together to discover and develop your communication, negotiation, delegation, problem-solving, accountability, change management and presentation skills, so at the end in your pod group you are happy, confident and undertaking tasks you never thought yourself capable of. The cherry on the cake? You will receive an accredited CPD qualification to show the world your achievements.

More about CPD accredited Leadership qualification here.


New for 2022: activity electives!!

For the first time ever we are going to let you decide how you spend your afternoons with us.  Not only do students get to chose their subjects at Academic Summer but now they can chose their afternoon activies.  Options include: horse-riding, water sport, games (volleyball, basketball, tennis etc), arts and crafts, drama, and theatre.
More about New for 2022: activity electives!! here.


Win a free week @Academic Summer Camp

We are very excited to launch our 2022 social media competition where we are giving away one FREE week at Academic Summer in Bristol or London. 
All you have to do to enter is: 
  1. Complete this short form. 
  1. Head over to your favourite social media platform - Instagram, Facebook or Tik Tok and post your creative and inspirational photos/videos demonstrating the positive impact your Academic Summer experience had on your life and future.  If you’ve never attended one of our camps then we’d like to see how you think the opportunity will help you.  Remember to add #AcademicSummer #AcademicCamp so we can find your posts.  

More about Win a free week @Academic Summer Camp here.


Academic Camp will help you achieve your personal best though our exciting learning programmes.  If you are aged 12-17 our experienced and inspiring teachers will give you an Academic Summer to remember.   Learn about your favourite subjects, develop life-changing study skills and prepare for your future by giving yourself a competitive edge.  We know that not everyone learns in the same way-whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner we have a teaching style that will suit you and bring your learning to life. 

If English is not your first language, there is no better way to improve than through our teaching methodology - 
CLIL - Content and Language Integrated Learning.   We integrate content  (academic subject matter) and language development following the IB’s liberal approach to learning.  Discovery and exploration are more highly valued than simply learning content. You will develop your competence in communicative use of English as an international language whether you are native or non-native speakers of English.    


Our goal is that every student that comes to Academic Summer finds a love for education that will stay with them for life. 

age 12 to 14

Academic Camp offers an exciting Explorer programme for students aged 12-14, students learn in small groups of 15 students (max).

Our camp is based on the broad IGCSE/GCSE curriculum and covers a wide range of academic subjects including English, applied mathematics, sciences, social studies, humanities and art.  The medium of instruction is English and you will have 30 hours of inspiring learning per week.   Explorers gain a real insight and excellent preparation for any GCSE, pre IB or equivalent programme.  You will learn invaluable study skills to help you in your academic careers whilst being introduced to different styles of learning.

age 15 to 17

Our Engagers classes will help youTake an exciting dive into A Levels/IB in the subjects YOU want to study. We offer Engagers an extensive range of academic subjects - any subject, any combination. Chose your subjects before arrival, and we will write your individual timetable around these choices. Engagers is the perfect way to prepare you for  A-Levels/IB.

Chose from the following:

 Applied Mathematics  Arts  Business and entrepreneurship  Classics and Greek Mythology   Debating   English  Environmental systems and societies  Essay Writing  History and Politics  Presentation skills  Science

Be a leader & Trips & Elective activities

We want to give you an unforgettable summer bursting with fun adventure and equipping you with skills that will stick with you for life. This is why our leisure programme is filled with unique and exciting trips, the CPD accredited Be a leader programme and fun-filled, challenging and thought-provoking elective activities including watersports or horseriding!  We will show Greece as you've never seen it before, get ready for a trip through the centuries! 


Two hours by ferry from Athens, in the Mediterranean sea, the island of Spetses is a place of exceptional natural beauty. Spetses, or “Pine-Island” as it translates, exudes elegance with Venetian mansions and neo-classical architecture. It’s been an inspiration for many novels, including The Magus by John Fowles and Unexpected Journey by Catherine Lind, and more recently provided the backdrop for Netflix the Lost Daughter.

Immediately you will be struck by Spetses’ exceptional natural beauty. Still, the island boasts enormous historical significance, not only for Greece but all of Europe, with archaeological discoveries dating as far back as 23000 BC. The 18th century saw trade flourish leading to economic development on the island, making it centre stage in the revolt against the Turkish occupation. 

Beautiful gardens, surrounded by olive groves and pine forests, encompass Anargyrios & Korgialenios School of Spetses.   The school is on the outskirts of the small, safe harbour town of Spetses, giving you lots to explore in your free time. Find out more.

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Book now

Online application for 2023 bookings will open soon.

In the meantime please contact us ( for more information.

Work for us

Recruitment for our 2022 courses begins on February 1st. Please complete the application form available in the Work For Us dropdown menu.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our team for our Academic Summer and Academic Camp 2022

Academic Summer  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.