ISS has been offering summer opportunities for our internationally mobile and local German families for more than 3,000 children over the past 10 years. Our programming celebrates recreational learning, exploration, and international understanding. Enjoying our surroundings and learning how to communicate has built enduring friendships between students from all over the world.

Register now for Summer Camp!

Now, more than ever, Summer is an opportunity for children to relax and replenish themselves while also continuing to grow in so many ways! If you are looking for an English language summer activity or moving to the Stuttgart area over the summer, our camp in Degerloch is a great way for your child to get a taste for their new school, or just experience an interdisciplinary, immersive learning and recreational summer program that provides engaging summer fun and an opportunity to exchange with other children from around the world. With a four-year theme rotation and new activities and ideas every year, there’s always something new to experience with summer@iss!

Degerloch Summer Camp

Taking advantage of our exceptional campus that is located nearby beautiful forests and the dynamic, safe and welcoming city of Stuttgart, summer@iss offers programs featuring engaging learning experiences and fun activities through a wide variety of mediums.

Our traditional camp program is for students in Early Years 3 to Grade 5 and is designed to strengthen and develop students’ social and academic skills in a mother-tongue English environment.

summer@iss is the perfect opportunity for non-native speakers to practice language in a fully relaxed, recreational environment. Participants will have the opportunity to comfortably try a range of activities from art and cooking to sports and outdoor exploration in an English language environment! summer@iss dedicates a week every year to sustainability themes and fosters imagination, creativity, and critical thinking throughout our wide offerings of activities.

With specialty offerings for our young teenagers, summer@iss has a place for children of all ages. summer@iss offers the opportunity for cross-cultural bonds and friendships as well as the opportunity to enjoy and explore Stuttgart in the summertime.

Come play, learn, create, grow, innovate, and so much more with summer@iss!

Traditional Camps

Summer 2023 is right around the corner and summer@iss is calling all world travelers for a trip around the world! Our English language immersion camp is ready to explore different countries with a summer full of fun. Get out your passport because we’re about to take off with a trip across the world through an exploration of our seven continents and so much more. A sample schedule can be found here.

The camp runs on a weekly basis and campers are enrolled for one-week increments.

Around the World in 35 Days!

Week 1 (3-7 July) North America: From Coast to Coast
Week 2 (10-14 July) South America: Into the Amazon and Beyond
Week 3 (17-21 July) Europe: A Meeting of Many Cultures
Week 4 (24-28 July) Africa: The Cradle of Humankind
Week 5 (31 July-4 August) Asia: Beyond the Silk Road
Week 6 (7-11 August) Oceania: Explore the Pacific
Week 7 (14-18 August) Antarctica: Polar Protectors *Sustainability Week*

We want children to be able to gain skills in different subjects through hands-on exploration and inquiry. By mixing traditional learning methods with the relaxed camp atmosphere, campers are sure to have fun while learning their language of choice and so much more!

Camp Director

Special Focus Camps

summer@iss Explorers

summer@iss is excited to offer a new program in 2023 for participants ages in Grades 6 – 9. summer@iss Explorers will be heading off-campus for a series of fun day trips and experiences throughout Stuttgart and the surrounding region. Trips are scheduled in advance and may be subject to repetition at various points throughout the summer. Excursions can include exit games, local swimming pools, mini golfing, and trips to local museums such as Porsche and Mercedes. There is a minimum registration number for Explorers, so programming is subject to changes based on demand. Information will be distributed once registration has opened. A sample travel schedule can be found here. For more information about Explorers email

summer@iss Leadership Institute

For those who are interested in working with children in the fun and fast paced environment of summer camp, the summer@iss Leadership Institute is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience working with younger children and learn the ins and outs of summer camp life. Leaders in Training (LIT) are volunteers who will support summer instructors, gain experience, train leadership skills, and have fun! Spaces are limited and available only to candidates in Grades 8 and up. For more information, contact Micaela Geer at

Morning & Afternoon Club

Additional childcare before and after camp can be booked with your summer registration for an additional fee. Morning Club is available from 07:30 to the start of the camp day and Afternoon Club is available from the end of the camp day until 17:30. Booking can be done for just early drop off or late pick up or both can be booked together for a pro-rated fee.

Dates and Costs

Traditional camp at summer@iss runs 3 July to 18 August 2023, Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 16:00. Early drop off and late pick up options are available with registration.

The cost of summer@iss traditional camp is 235 Euro per week and includes local excursions, language lessons, supplies for activities, a daily healthy snack, and a camp t-shirt. A weekly lunch option (standard and vegetarian) is available from the school caterer and can be booked during registration. Early drop off and late pick up options are also available for an additional fee.

The cost of summer@iss Explorers is 250 Euro per week and includes transportation costs, entry to activities that require fees, necessary activity materials, and a camp t-shirt.

Contact Ms Micaela Geer
+49 (0)711 769600 1147

Register now!