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Summercamp 2022
Silicon Valley, CA

Summercamp 2022© Goethe-Institut/GettyImages
  • Teenagers from the US and Canada
  • Day trips and workshops included
  • Cultural and leisure programm
  • 36 lessons (45 min) and workshops

Do you like being creative and are you interested in progressive ideas and inventions? Do you find it exciting to work on innovative, artistic projects with other young people from Canada and the US, to shape the future of tomorrow and to improve your German at the same time? If you are between 14 and 17 years old and have advanced beginner to intermediate language skills, our AI - Art & Innovation Summer Camp from July 10th to 17th, 2022 in Silicon Valley/California is perfect for you!

Art and Innovation

Join us in Silicon Valley, a global center for high tech and innovation, where you can experience new ideas and exciting topics related to design and innovation up close. In addition to cool, project-oriented workshops in German with a focus on art, design and technology, we offer engaging German courses and a great program with trips, excursions, and rallies as well as music, relaxing evenings, and parties.
  Sommercamp 2022 © Goethe-Institut
  • Level
    A1 (no beginners), A2, B1

  • Start
    July 10-17, 2022

  • Duration
    6 days

  • Hours per week
    approx. 27 hours (36 TU)

  • Participants
    max. 40 (15 per group)

  • Kursort
    Santa Clara University, California

  • Access to learning platform
    for the duration of the course

  • Price

Conditions and Requirements


  • 14-17 years old
  • Vaccinated and boostered
  • negative COVID test on arrival
  • at least at the high A1 level
  • Interested in art, music, innovation, and science

What's included?

  • Airport transfers in Silicon Valley
  • Accommodation in double rooms and excursions
  • Full board (3 meals a day)
  • Liability insurance
  • Confirmation of Attendance


  • We will follow the current guidelines put out by the University of Santa Clara Conference Services. Should an infection occur, we have the necessary personnel and local resources to enable a supervised quarantine close by.

Our host for the Summer Camp

The camp will take place on the iconic Santa Clara University campus, and campers will get a taste of college life while being immersed in the German language. Excursions to Silicon Valley and San Francisco will round off their „Art and Innovation“ camp experience.
  • USC Campus © Ed Bierman
  • USC Dorm © Anna Ralston-Schmid
  • Dining Hall © Anna Ralston-Schmid
  • Cable Car © Creative Commons