Spaces on the Summer Camp, which runs from July 4 to 15, 2022 are highly sought after due to the high caliber of instructors and unique activities available.

Among the most popular options is the 2D Animation course which is designed for aspiring digital artists. Using Krita software participants will learn character design, colour theory, and animation with expert Nick Welch.

Budding filmmakers have the opportunity to experience film set collaboration and production culminating in the making of a short film screened for parents and guests. Film Making for Teens is overseen by renowned director, writer, and filmmaker Hermano Moreira and Michele Lavele in association with AIC (Academia Internacional de Cinema).

A new addition to the programme is skateboarding catering to the growing popularity of the sport following the 2020 Olympic Games. The course is ideal for beginners and the more experienced with coaches from Sporting Clube de Portugal—including nine-year-old national championship runner-up Tomás Godinho—and utilising fantastic new facilities and state-of-the-art boards and safety equipment.

For young gymnasts aged three to five, there are special classes in acrobatic gymnastics under the tutelage of the former prize-winning gymnast and national coach and trainer, Mariana Vieira.

Other activities include Darte Project--developing creativity, critical thinking, and socio-emotional skills through different artistic styles and themes; Dance under the guidance of teachers from Jazzy Dance Studios; and Swimming with experienced instructors from Sporting Clube de Portugal.

United Lisbon International School opened in 2020 next to the Park of Nations with international English-language academic programmes from Early Childhood (3 years old) till grade 12 (IB DP). It already has a student body of over 300 students from over 30 different countries and an international teaching faculty to match.

The award-winning school campus with its striking Art Deco façade by architect Carlos Ramos was once home to Pasteur Laboratories, now with the 21st transformation by Eduardo Capinha Lopes, it was awarded the ‘Lisbon Prize’ at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in 2021. It benefits from over 65,000 sqft (6,500 sqm) of outdoor play and sports areas, with a further 2,000 sqm of sports facilities in planning. The school’s state-of-the-art Science Laboratories, Art Rooms, technology Maker Space, and a modern library, make the United Lisbon’s STEAM program and facilities second to none.

The school’s modern pedagogy creates student-centric learning with guided inquiry, personalization, and collaboration with the vision “to empower and inspire the young generation for a sustainable world”. It offers education inspired by and fit for the 21st century; seamlessly integrating technology into the learning environment. ULIS is committed to the purpose of contributing to a sustainable and equitable world, with a strong focus on the skills and values the next generation will need to be successful in tomorrow’s world. Connecting children to the ecosystem of education through shadowing projects, internships, and entrepreneurship experiences are central at United Lisbon. The philosophy of “United Lisbon” is that we can only solve global problems through being “United”.

Open to current and prospective ULIS students, the Summer Camp focuses on enhancing the development of each individual child while making the most of the incredible resources and talent available within the dynamic Park of Nations.

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