Location: Royal Holloway University of London
Dates available: 30 Jun – 11 Aug
Ages: 12 – 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)
Accommodation: Single room with en-suite / Single standard room
Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978
Our centre is located at Royal Holloway University of London near the town of Egham in Outer London, surrounded by beautiful countryside and only 5 miles from Royal Windsor.
The campus is closed and secure, ideal for younger students and offers a mix of single en-suite and standard rooms, as well as a large activity room for communal use.
Royal Holloway is a nut free centre and no foods/snacks with nuts are allowed, very safe for students with allergies.
Breakfast consists of 3 days with English Breakfast and 4 days with Continental Breakfast per week.
Lunch includes a choice of 3 hot meals (one vegetarian) with salad bar, fruit, dessert and bread roll.
Packed lunches (on weekends): sandwich, water, crisps, fruit and cake.
Dinner includes a choice of 3 hot meals (one vegetarian) with salad bar, fruit, dessert and bread roll.
Vending machines offer drinks and snacks.
Coaches arrive next to the canteen in the car park where groups are met by centre staff before being registered and checked into their rooms.
On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.
Activities are organised every Monday to Friday and every evening all week, for students not on a prepaid excursion or any additional optional trips. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre. These may include:
Getting to and From School Activities
Our students travel by coach or train for all activities and excursions outside the centre.
Our students get to explore exciting places such as Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames with River Cruise.
Students go on two full-day excursions every week. On Tuesdays or Wednesdays they will visit London and explore some of the following:
Each 14 night stay will include 2 half-day trips exciting places/cities such as Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames or Marlow, and 4 full-day excursions to other major cities such as London, Oxford and Brighton. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and trips shown may change.
Optional full-day visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyards
|Lessons||Full day excursion to London, with Westminster walking tour and visit to the national gallery||Lessons||Lessons||Full-day excursion to Oxford with walking tour and Oxford college visit|
|Afternoon||Half-day walk to Egham town||Half-day visit to Reading and Reading Musseum||Mini-olympics|
|Evening||Welcome games||Photo scavenger hunt||Culture club||Disco or karaoke||Make your own movie||Big game bingo||Film night|
Optional full-day visit to Thorpe Park
|Half-day Royal Holloway walk||Full-day excursion to London with visits to the Science Museum or Natural History Museum and Hyde Park||Lessons||Half-day visit to Henley Upon Thames or Marlow with river cruise||Half-day Runnymede Memorial walk||Full-day trip to Brighton with walking tour and visit to the Sea Life Centre|
|Evening||On-site activities||Capture the flag||Multi sports||Karaoke or disco||Talent show||Treasure hunt||Murder mystery|
Optional full-day visit to Hampton Court and Richmond upon Thames
|Lessons||Lessons||Full-day excursion to London with British Museum and Oxford Street shopping||Lessons||Lessons||Full-day excursion to Cambridge with walking tour and college-visit|
|Afternoon||Half-day walk to Egham||Half-day visit to WindsorCastle||Drama workshop|
|Evening||On-site activities||Outdoor football tournament||Lip dub video making||Disco or karaoke||Quiz night||Capture the flag||Kahoot quiz|
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy summer centres so you can rest assured students are well looked after. Members of staff are available 24 hours a day.
Our student support staff can help you with:
If a student needs medical attention an Embassy staff member will help make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group.
Crownhouse Dental Practice, 4 Grange Road, Egham, Tel: +44 (0)1784 432641
RHUL Founders Building, Egham, TW20 0EX
Walk in Centre: Ashford Hospital, London Road, Middlesex,TW15 3AA, T: 01784 884488
A&E Access: St Peter’s Hospital Guildford Road Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0PZ, T: 01932 872000
If a student does not have insurance to cover their time abroad, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.