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Special Program with LES ELFES - Verbier

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

Mountain and Sea Adventure Camp – 3 Week Trip Swiss Alps & French Riviera for boys and girls 12 – 17 years old 
OR Sea Adventure camp – 1 week Trip French Riviera for 16-22 years old young learners

This exclusive 3-week camp offers everything that young adventurers are seeking for their summer holidays. It combines two mountain adventure weeks in Verbier, Switzerland by a week cruising on board of a luxurious catamaran in the South of France.

Mountain adventure program for 2 weeks ages 12-17

Reach the peak! Climb the peaks of the Alps & spend a night in a mountain hut. 

Sea adventure program for 1 week ages 12-17/16-22

A week stay on catamaran experiencing the sea life, enjoying new water sport activities or improving your level in diving and discovering French Riviera!

Our accomodation

Accommodation for Mountain program is provided at 2 comfortable challets in Verbier village, Switzerland, and for the Sea adventure students stay in catamaran in cozy cabins. 

On board a catamaran
For Sea adventure program

Up to 8 sleeps for the students, Cozy cabins, 24/7 supervised by Mentor and crew, Creative food menus, Fully equipped to general standards and safety requirements, Indoor and outdoor dining areas, separate bathrooms to each cabin, Tender and watertoys onboard.

Chalets
For Mountain adventure program

Verbier, Switzerland, Prestigious mountain village on 1.500m altitude, 2 hours from Geneva Airport, Two purpose built wood and stone chalets
For up to 140 campers; 4 bedded rooms with ensuite bathrooms, Large dining rooms and common areas, All sports facilities on site.

Tips for parents

Arrival/departure: The school welcomes campers in the arrival hall of the Geneva Airport (GVA). We have our own office here. Our friendly and helpful staff will take care of the youngsters right away and then drive them with our private bus to the campus. Our campus can be easily reached within 1h50 after leaving the Geneva airport.

Packing list: Please be aware, that our camps are situated in the mountains. The climate on a mountain varies depending on what altitude you are on a mountain. Weather conditions can change dramatically from one hour to the next. For example, in just a few moments the temperatures can drop from very hot temperatures to temperatures that are quite chilly. Therefore, our campers should bring clothes for those conditions and be prepared for bright, sunny days on the one side and for sudden showers or temperature drops on the other side.
Each student’s articles should be clearly labeled with his/her full name. A supply of extra labels is also recommended for any new purchases (sport equipments or other).
To download summer packing list PDF

The weather in the summer Switzerland enjoys beautiful weather with temperatures of between 15°C in the mornings and 25°C in the afternoons with highs of up to 30°C.

Insurance:
When you register for a camp, your child will have unlimited coverage for any kind of accident during the stay here in Switzerland. The insurance is valid between the date of arrival in and the date of departure from Switzerland. In PDF file you can see the general terms and conditions of our entrusted insurance provider. The cost is 120CHF per week.
To download insurance general terms

Pocket money: Upon arrival, students may deposit their pocket money in the camp bank at the reception for safekeeping and withdraw money as needed. They can ask at the reception the amount depending on their needs each day. The reception will be open for the pocket money everyday at 5pm for the student use. Parents who wish to set a limit on their child´s daily allowance may do so by request. Spending money is generally used for the purchase of souveniers, extra snacks and drinks during activities or excursions and small purchases in the town shops including postcards, postage stamps, batteries, lollypops, etc. It is recommended that each student bring about 100 CHF of spending money for each week they will reside in camp. Before departure, any unspent money will be returned directly to the student.