English in Verbier

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Verbier

is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. It is a holiday resort and ski area in the Swiss Alps and is recognized as one of the premiere "off-piste" resorts in the world. It deserves its reputation as one of Europe’s finest mountain resorts.

Verbier is in the French part of Switzerland, 1 hour and 45 minutes from Geneva, 2 hours and 45 minutes from Zürich and 30 minutes from the Italian and French borders. In the summertime there are 400 km of hiking trails and hikers can follow the tracks of the chamois and ibex through the mountains, some of them covered with snow all year round.

There are 200 km of mountain bike piste. Other activities include climbing, paragliding, swimming, golf, badminton, Ice karting, trips aboard the mountain railways in the area, and an annual music festival.

Our programs

Summer Camp in Verbier, Switzerland for girls and boys from 7 to 18 years old from all over the world!
Discovery camp for 7-11 years old (language + activities).
Explorer camp 12-14 years old (language + activities & leadership training).
Pioneer camp 15-17 years old (language + activities & career orientation training).
NEW!  Mountain and Sea Adventure Camps for teens 12-17 / 16-22 years old.

Standard Programe

  • Standard (8 h/week) English language course.
  • Accommodation with full board.
  • Activities & excursions.
  • Supervision.
  • Transfers from the airport of Geneva (GVA) or Martingy train station are provided (extra cost).

During summer, we have 2, 3 and 4 week-sessions and our surroundings offer the perfect setting for a summer in the mountain. Campers are divided into the groups according to their age: DISCOVERY CAMP for 7-11 years old, EXPLORER CAMP 12-14 years old, PIONEER CAMP 15-17 years old. Our Campers attend language classes in the mornings and participate in group activities & sports during the afternoons.

Intensive program

  • Intensive (15 h/week) English language course.
  • Accommodation with full board.
  • Activities & excursions.
  • Supervision.
  • Transfers from the airport of Geneva (GVA) or Martingy train station are provided (extra cost).

During summer, we have 2, 3 and 4 week-sessions and our surroundings offer the perfect setting for a summer in the mountain. Campers are divided into the groups according to their age: DISCOVERY CAMP for 7-11 years old, EXPLORER CAMP 12-14 years old, PIONEER CAMP 15-17 years old. Our Campers attend language classes in the mornings and participate in group activities & sports during the afternoons.

Our accomodation

Verbier deserves its reputation as one of Europe’s finest mountain resorts. Verbier is in the French part of Switzerland, 1 hour and 45 minutes from Geneva, 2 hours and 45 minutes from Zürich and 30 minutes from the Italian and French borders.

We offer residential summer camp in the Swiss Alps, Campers will return home with great experiences, fantastic memories and lifelong friendships!.

Chalets

Our two purpose built wood and stone chalets follow the Swiss Alpine tradition and offer charm and comfort to our guests. Both chalets are situated in green, peaceful surroundings and only five minutes from the center of Verbier. The girls and boys are separated in each of the two chalets, which are completely equipped for holiday camps: large rooms with 2 to 4 beds and en-suite bathrooms, 2 spacious, sunny dining room with an open-planned sitting room, Open fireplace leading onto a south facing terrace with a barbecue; a library,  games hall, cinema, music room (or discothèque);  all equipment for indoor and outdoor games and sports: football field, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, golf putting/driving range, trampoline, pétanque area and climbing walls. Conference rooms and internet room. Professionally equipped kitchens in both buildings.

Note:

  • Meals are prepared with fresh products and the wide-ranging international menus are well balanced and tailored to the youngsters’ needs, requirements and wishes.
  • Together the chefs and their teams prepare a variety of meals that also cater for the special needs of each individual (e.g. Vegetarian diet, European diet, Religious diet, etc).

Our activities

During summer we propose over 40 activities, sports, art, music, drama, cooking, all combined with language lessons and cultural excursions, as well as wilderness adventure trips.

Sport activities:

  • Discover and practice lots of different sports to be chosen from over 40 daily offered activities, such as mountain biking, tennis, Golf, rock climbing, paragliding, wakeboarding and many more.

Excursions:

  • Excursions to Bern, Lausanne, Geneva (United Nations & Old Town), a cheese and a chocolate factory, Montreux (Chillon Castle) and Vevey are organized in order to provide to the children all the best Switzerland has to offer.

Arts:

  • In addition, our campers can choose between several clubs, which they will attend during the session. At the end of the session we all join together and present what we learnt! The school proposes different clubs to choose: Arts & Crafts, Dance Academy, Hollywood, Mountain Orienteering, Music Video, Photography, Rockstar, Tapas.

DISCOVERY CAMP for 7-11 years old

designed specifically for our youngest campers aged 7-11 and provides an ideal first camp experience. With sensitive guidance of our experienced staff, kids will make a big step forward and discover new exciting sports and Swiss attractions while making new friends in a very international environment. For our discovers, the school hires specialized & trained staff, which can perfectly care for the wellbeing and the needs of this age group.
Choice of Activities & Sports involves a lot of games, arts & crafts and offers a broad choice of age-appropriate sports and activities, such as Banana Boating, team sports, swimming, tennis, nature hiking, ice skating, rock climbing, trampoline and much, much, more.
Excursions are organized to discover the exciting region and environment of Verbier and its surroundings; kids will see the St. Bernhard dogs, visit a Swiss chocolate factory, tour through amazing attraction parks close by, sleepover in a mystic mountain hut and see one of Switzerland’s oldest water castles. For our discoverers we keep distances and driving at a very low level.

EXPLORER CAMP 12-14 years old

designed specifically for our more, but still intermediately experienced campers aged 12-14. Activities are age adapted and become more challenging. Excursions include the neighboring cantons in Switzerland. Get wild in Swiss wilderness!
Choice of Activities & sports: Explorers have plenty of activities to choose from: the famous Ropes Course in Aigle, Lake Geneva (Tubing, Kayaking, and Paddling), Mountain Bike Tour, Paragliding, Golf, Tennis, Ice Skating and much more.
Excursions: Great excursions to explore the Valais and its neighbor- ing cantons are offered: Aqua Parc & Lake Beach Party, Bonatchiesse Tipis sleepover, Mauvoisin Dam, Visit to Evian (where the famous water comes from), Boat Trip, Lausanne & the Olympic Museum, Bern, Chocolate Factory.
Leadership Training: the school offers an exclusive one-day leadership training. We work with highly professional experts who developed a unique and fun-based Leadership Training. Our campers will gain valuable practical skills, such as goal setting, presentation skills, group dynamics and the essence of time management, which will be discussed and experienced during interactive presentations, great role-plays and exciting fun-filled games.

PIONEER CAMP 15-17 years old

Pioneers are our most experienced campers aged 15-17. As the oldest campers, Pioneers serve as role models and have certain privileges like receiving a green card in order to go to village without a monitor during free time. Pioneer Camp is a great opportunity to socialize and make many friends from around the globe.
Choice of Activities & sports: Activities become more competitive and challenging and can include the Lac des Vaux Hike, More water activities (like Kayaking, Paddling, Wake-Boarding, Sailing), Trottinettes, Leadership Training, Orienteering & Map Reading, bridge swinging, the Mont Fort experience and of course can choose from all sports like tennis, golf, horseback riding, etc.
Career Orientation training: Pioneers can complete a one day initiation on career orientation with experts. Based on an interactive method, the students will discover their talents, interests and management styles and how to apply these elements in their professional orientation. Each student receives a motivation profile and his personal talent definition.
Excursions: Pioneers go on full day excursions, will experience Wilderness Camping in Val de Bagnes and visit Geneva’s Old Town & United Nations, visit Aosta in Italy, see the the famous French mountain town of Chamonix and enjoy the amazing view from the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain of the Alps.

 

Enrollment

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