Summer Academy Blog - Granada 2015

“Smile Because it Happened”

July 18, 2015

It is now 6:30am here in Granada on July 18th, departure day. It is hard to believe that the 2015 Academy in Granada has now come to an end. A number of students have already been picked up by their parents, and those traveling on the group flight... read more

Proverbs and Paintings

July 13, 2015

This week, the students created numerous projects, all centered around the theme of Spanish food! In addition to haikus and reinterpretations of famous paintings, the students also created original artwork featuring Spanish foods and depictions of famous... read more

Mediterranean Adventures in Marbella

July 11, 2015

Today, we had the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Marbella. A Mediterranean city with special charm; this white-washed town has a unique environment. Once we arrived at the city, we took a short walk through the historic center, Casco... read more

Una Cata de Aceite

July 9, 2015

This afternoon, the students and teachers ventured off campus into the heart of Granada for una cata de aceite de oliva, or an olive oil tasting. We not only got to enjoy several different courses and desserts but were able to watch the food be... read more

Servicio a la Comunidad

July 7, 2015

Last week, the students in my class experienced a very special opportunity. We traveled by bus to the outskirts of Granada and volunteered at a local school with children from ages 0 to 3. We spent the morning playing outside on the patio with the... read more