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Learn English in an Exciting Environment!

Welcome to GV Summer Camp, where adventure meets education in the heart of Malta! Our camp offers an exceptional opportunity for teenagers aged 10 to 17 to immerse themselves in an English-speaking environment, make lifelong friendships with peers from around the globe, and participate in a diverse range of exciting activities and excursions.

Language Camp

Learn English in the morning, and enjoy family quality time the rest of the day and weekends!

Day Camp

Fun-filled English Immersion during the day, and stay close to Family at night and on weekends!

Residential Camp

Immerse Yourself in English and Fun - Experience the Ultimate Summer Stay!

Learn more about our Summer Camp

English Language Course Structure

At GV Summer Camp, our English language course is meticulously designed to cater to students of all proficiency levels, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience. Our dynamic curriculum encompasses grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.


Experienced teachers employ interactive discussions, role-playing, and group projects to create engaging lessons that encourage active participation and foster language acquisition. Through practical applications and real-life scenarios, students develop the confidence and communication skills necessary for success in English.


Prior to arrival, students’ English proficiency levels are assessed through our comprehensive online placement test. This 45-minute test includes multiple-choice questions and a writing section, ensuring accurate placement in classes tailored to both their assessed level and age.

Summer Camp Premises

Welcome to GV Summer Camp, located within a spacious and inviting local secondary school in the residential area of Tal-Virtu’ in Rabat, just a short 20-minute walk from Mdina, the historic medieval capital city of Malta. Our strategic location provides easy access to cultural landmarks and enriching experiences, enhancing the overall camp adventure for our students.


At GV Camp, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive array of facilities and amenities designed to meet the diverse needs of our campers. Our campus is thoughtfully designed to encompass everything students require for a fulfilling and memorable stay. From well-equipped classrooms to comfortable accommodation, a welcoming dining hall, and expansive recreational spaces, every aspect of the camp experience is conveniently located on-site.


One of the standout features of our camp is its expansive grounds, which include two football pitches, a fully equipped auditorium, and two gymnasiums. These facilities cater to a wide range of activities, from sports like volleyball and basketball to yoga and other recreational pursuits. Additionally, our camp boasts scenic outdoor spaces, including a lush green lawn area for relaxation and socializing, and a natural wooded area offering breathtaking views of Verdala Castle.



Accommodation Options
  • Single and Shared Rooms: Students have the option to stay in cozy single rooms or share with friends in comfortable shared rooms. Both room types feature ensuite bathrooms and individual fans, providing a comfortable retreat for students to relax and unwind after a day of activities. Shared rooms can accommodate up to 3 students.
  • Dormitories: For those seeking a communal living experience, our modern dormitories offer comfortable bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities. Each dormitory can accommodate up to 26 or 32 students, providing a vibrant and social atmosphere for students to connect and bond.
Shuttle Service

For the convenience of our students, we provide a shuttle service between our main school in St. Paul’s Bay and the summer camp for attendees of our Language Camp or Day Camp programs. This service eliminates transportation concerns, allowing students to focus on enjoying their camp experience to the fullest.

Excursions and activities


Prepare for thrilling adventures with our carefully curated excursions, showcasing the best of Malta’s cultural heritage and natural wonders. Led by experienced guides and accompanied by our dedicated staff, these excursions offer students immersive learning experiences and unforgettable memories. Students have the opportunity to explore picturesque destinations, including stunning beach trips along Malta’s coastline, snorkeling adventures to discover vibrant marine life, and exciting abseiling experiences in Ghar Lapsi. For those seeking relaxation and adventure, boat trips and swimming excursions to St. Peter’s Pool provide a perfect combination of scenic beauty and aquatic fun. Cultural enthusiasts can delve into Malta’s rich history with a guided Valletta Tour, while shopaholics can indulge in retail therapy during shopping excursions in Sliema. And for a day of pure adrenaline, students can enjoy a visit to the inflatable water park in Mellieha Bay, where water slides and aquatic adventures await.


Inside the camp, students can immerse themselves in a vibrant array of activities designed to inspire creativity, foster teamwork, and promote personal growth. Led by our experienced leaders, these activities provide opportunities for students to practice English in a relaxed and supportive environment, while forging friendships and creating lasting memories. Examples include sports tournaments featuring football, volleyball, basketball, and more, providing students with opportunities to showcase their athletic prowess and teamwork skills. Arts and crafts sessions allow students to unleash their creativity and express themselves through various artistic mediums, while games and team-building activities promote camaraderie and cooperation among peers. Evenings at camp are filled with excitement, from bonfire nights under the starry Maltese sky, complete with sing-alongs and marshmallow roasting, to glamorous casino nights offering a touch of elegance and thrill. Karaoke nights provide students with the opportunity to showcase their vocal talents and love for music, while movie nights offer a chance to relax and enjoy popular films and cinematic classics. Talent show evenings highlight the diverse talents and skills of our students, ranging from singing and dancing to magic tricks and comedy routines.

The Leisure Programme

These excursions, offered on a two-week rotation, ensure minimal repetition for students staying multiple weeks and provide a diverse range of experiences to suit every interest and preference. Download our sample programmes below to get an idea of life at Summer Camp.


Our team leaders are carefully selected for their expertise, integrity, and commitment to student welfare. We ensure our team leaders undergo rigorous training to ensure the highest standards of care.



From the moment students arrive at camp, they are welcomed into a warm and inclusive community where they feel valued, respected, and supported. Our team leaders are always available to listen, offer guidance, and address any concerns, fostering open communication and trust between students and staff.



Whether it’s organizing activities, supervising excursions, or providing emotional support, our team leaders go above and beyond to ensure that every student feels safe, happy, and fulfilled during their time at GV Summer Camp. Parents can rest assured knowing that their children are in capable hands and will receive the care and attention they deserve.


We take great care in providing students with a well-balanced diet, consisting of delicious breakfasts, hot lunches, and satisfying dinners, all prepared and served on campus. Occasionally, we organize outdoor barbeques or picnics, allowing students to relish the Mediterranean Summer’s ambiance. We happily cater to vegetarian and special dietary requirements, provided such information is shared during the booking process.

Summer Camp Student Nationality Mix (2023)

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, our staff hail from all over the world but are required to exclusively speak English with each other and students. The goal of the camp is to learn English in a fun environment. Therefore, we encourage all students to speak English at all times. However, in case of urgent or important matters, we may speak to the student in their native language.

Yes, Residential Campers have time to rest and freshen up after the afternoon activity until dinner, and after the evening activity until 23:00, when all campers go to sleep. Unsupervised free time (at pre-determined dedicated times) is permitted for students who are 15 years and older, with parental consent and if approved by a GV staff member. The curfew is strictly at 22:00. GV Camp staff will explain the free time procedure during orientation. Campers are not permitted to leave the camp unaccompanied without written approval by GV Staff & parental consent. GV Malta reserves the right to change or cancel the free evening without prior notice.

The premises are not accessible to the general public, and students cannot unlock the front gate without permission from GV staff. Within the camp, students are informed about restricted areas during the welcome meeting. During lessons, they are supervised by teachers, and throughout the rest of the day, they are supervised by the team leaders.

The washing machine is coin operated, and the fees are:

  • 15 minutes = € 2.00
  • 60 minutes = € 6.00

Students may purchase the laundry detergent capsule for € 1.00 from GV Camp staff. They can ask a GV staff member to help if they require assistance to operate the washing machine, but students are responsible for the hanging and swift retrieval of their dry laundry. GV Malta will not be held responsible for the student’s laundry in any regard.

We do our best to allocate students of different nationalities and similar ages together. Males and females are not permitted to share a bedroom and are also not permitted to enter each other’s rooms. If a student really wants to change rooms, they can ask a GV staff member who will assess the possibility and try to accommodate the request.

The typical school-week at the camp starts with the shuttle for the Day and Language campers leaving St. Paul’s Bay at 8:15. During this time, the Residential campers have breakfast. All campers have classes from 09:15 to 12:30. After that, the Language campers return to their parents with the shuttle. Day and Residential campers have lunch and activities/excursions that finish at 17:30. Then, the Day campers return to their parents while Residential campers have free time until the evening activities and bedtime. On weekends, Residential campers have excursions and activities throughout the day.

For Residential campers, we arrange taxi transfers from the airport to the camp on arrival and back to the airport at departure.


For Day campers and Language campers, there is a shuttle service from the main school in St Paul’s Bay every morning at 8:15 to transport them to the GV camp. At 12:30 the Language campers return to St Paul’s Bay, and at 17:30 the Day campers return to St. Paul’s Bay at approximately 17:30.


Where applicable, we arrange transportation to and from excursion venues.

For all excursions and outdoor activities, there is a bus waiting outside the camp to transport us to the destination and back to the camp at the end.

No, it is illegal to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products under the age of 18 in Malta, and the GV camp does not permit students to smoke, vape, or drink alcohol inside or outside the camp premises.

If students are found smoking or drinking, there will be a meeting with the GV staff to discuss the consequences of these actions.