PARENT - STUDENT Frequently Asked Questions
Primarily July and August although there are some summer camps available in June
All year round. If you choose to travel during the school year it is advised to combine it with a school stay. If your stay takes place during the summer months we advise enrolling in local camps.
You can complete the student application form on HEBE Adventures using the link Student Application/Quote
We have a network of over 400 host families. We visit all the host families to make sure they are up to the HEBE Adventures standard. Police vetting is also completed on all host families.
Yes, you will be part of any activities that are part of the school program such as music and/or sport.
Your host family or one of the HEBE team will be there to meet and greet you when you arrive
The summer camps are designed to allow you to discover Irish life and play with similarly aged Irish children, while live with a host family. Through the activities (see list on our summer camp page) and living with the family your English language greatly improves.
A language immersion stay is designed so that you are immersed into life with an Irish family. You will spend your days with the family doing the normal day to day activities, attending local sports events, family day trips etc. The aim is to significantly improve your child's conversational English through immersion with the family and have fun in the process
You can complete the student application form on HEBE Adventures using the link Student Application/Quote and select "Internship" as the stay type. You can do an internship at any stage during the year, with May and June as the most popular months
Yes, we can help you find a boarding school in Ireland. We work with some of the top boarding school across Ireland and will help you find a suitable school for your child. Click contact us and send us some details about your request. We will be back in touch within 48hrs
Yes, we provide a full range of guardianship services for children and teenagers attending boarding school in Ireland. We will look after all key aspects of your child's time in Ireland and most importantly we will ensure your child is with suitable, friendly and police vetted host family for the duration of the trip. You can check out the details by clicking boarding school guardianship.
Yes, it is possible to get English lessons while staying with a host family. A qualified English teacher will come to your host families home to provide one to one tuition. There is an extra charge for this service.
All of our camps are primarily for Irish children and the first language of over 90% of those attending most the summer camps is English. This ensures that your children will be immersed in English for duration of their stay allowing them to practice and improve their conversational English. When they are not in the camp they will be with the host family where they will converse in English continually.
All of our camps are primarily for Irish children and the first language of over 90% of those attending most the summer camps is English. This ensures that your children will be immersed in the English Language for duration of their stay allowing them to practice and improve. When they are not in the camp they will be with the host family where they will converse in English continually.