Big Fish Academy

Traveling camp in Barcelona

  • For children 10-17 years old
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • The Next Session is July 4, 2022
  • 6 days of exciting city recreation
  • Create your own blog, lectures and workshops
  • 4 days of sport and beach holidays in Costa Dorada

In Traveling Camp in Barcelona

you will enjoy the 10 days of fun in the best camp traditions of DEC Camp. In a family atmosphere of trust the child can feel free, immerse themselves in Catalan culture, spend time with interest and make it really useful.

Camp Program

Project Time

During our Spanish journey children will create their own blog about Spanish cities. The goal is to tell about the cultural heritage of the country in a way that other teenagers will also come, study and fall in love with this region.

Every day for two hours campers:

  • film

  • learn video editing

  • create scenarios and the structure of episodes of their blog

  • interview Spanish teenagers

  • do historical researches

  • learn planning and budgeting

English in the air
English in the air

Nowadays English is a must. That is why we use only English during the sessions in our camp. Using English to solve specific tasks here and now helps campers literally fall in love with learning it, and quickly overcome the language barrier.

Sports program
Sports program

In the vicinity of Costa Dorada campers can try exciting water and sports activities:

sea kayaking and paddle surfing

  • hiking
  • pool games
  • pétanque
  • ping-pong
Evening activities
Evening activities

We don’t plan to be sad in the evenings either. After an active day campers can participate in:

  • Board Game Tournament and a game of "Field of Wonders"
  • Photo Quest
  • Pajama Part
  • Improvisation Show and Talent Show

Excursions and immersion in Catalan culture

Of course, a journey to Spain is not only about projects and beaches. Our must-see list includes the most beautiful locations in Barcelona. Barcelona Catedral, Sagrada Familia, Casa Amatller, Palace of Catalan Music, Picasso Museum, la Pedrera, Camp Nou, Montjuïc Mountain - will see everything, take a walk and get inspired.

Why Barcelona?


Because Barcelona inspires!

We want to share the Stendale syndrome with our campers - it is when the beauty overwhelms so much that the head starts spinning.


Rhythm, culture, architecture, startups,

gastronomy, diversity and lifestyle of the city are fascinating. Over the past 20 years, Barcelona has become the number one destination among the top 10 European holiday destinations


Barcelona isn’t the new location for the Big Fish Academy

We have already held summer programs here in 2018-2019. Furthermore, Iryna and Arcadie Cotruta, the founders of the camp, had been studying and living here for three years, so they can guide tours with their eyes closed.

That’s why we are here again! 

Barcelona inspires!

For 6 whole days, campers will walk the streets where Gaudí, Picasso and other geniuses of the avant-garde were sculpting, visit famous monuments of culture and art. And then our campers will spend 4 days on the coast of the Costa Dorada.

The campers will film all this and finally they will create their own blog about journey, culture, architecture and the cuisine of beautiful Catalonia.

The icing on the cake is lectures and workshops. Children will pass an innovative leadership and communication training program for teenagers from their favorite counselors.

Food in the Camp

Campers will enjoy Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine which includes fresh, baked and fried dishes in the spacious restaurant in the hotel.

*All dishes include fish, meat, pasta and vegetarian options.

See a day menu example

Camp Location

Barcelona: Twentytu Hostel and Costa Dorada: Cambrils

  1. Twentytu Hostel
    — campers live in the heart of Barcelona
  2. Everything for a comfortable recreation:
    training rooms, a game room and a lounge zone, a spacious terrace with a view of Barcelona
  3. Accommodation
    in 4-person comfortable rooms or bungalows (in Costa Dorada)
  4. The Cambrils complex,
    which is located right on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea

Program price includes:

  • 6 days of cultural program in Barcelona
  • 4 days of sea recreation in Costa Dorada
  • Accommodation for 4 people and 3 meals a day
  • Excursions and sightseeing of monuments of culture and architecture
  • 20 hours of project work and workshops in English
  • 15 options of sports activities, games, evening events
  • Transfer from El Prat Airport to the hotel and back to the airport
  • Medical insurance, 24/7 support by DEC camp counselors 

Session Dates: July 04-14

Session Price
EUR 1890
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