Le Rosey Camps

Category

Summer

MY FAMILY JUNE / JULY/ AUGUST
GSTAAD MOUNTAIN CAMPUS

8- 13 years old


These mountain camps are specially designed for our younger campers. If it is your first time being away from home, we will help you make new friends from all over the world and feel right at home in our small camp of maximum 90 students.

The magnificent region of Gstaad offers a wide range of outdoor activities and sports. Our campus offers arts activities, lessons and accommodation. During the camp, you will also enjoy educational trips and excursions.

Session 1: June 12th to July 1, 2020 (3 weeks)

2-week option until June 25th, 2020

Session 2: July 5th to July 24th, 2020 (3 weeks)

2-week option until July 18th, 2020

Session 3: July 27th to August 15th, 2020 (3 weeks)

2-week option until August 9th, 2020

3-week option: CHF 11,200 + CHF 400 Pocket Money
2-week option: CHF 6,200 j+ CHF 400 Pocket Money

* Cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000.-

Camp main features

  • Enjoy a stay in the mountains,discover life there and its treasures, spend a night in a mountain refuge and in teepees.
  • Live in a community and be part of its family spirit.
  • Get to know students of different nationalities and cultures,and share Le Rosey’s core values – respect and tolerance.
  • Learn and use French or Englishas a means of communicating with people from across the world.
  • Enjoy a wealth of sporting and artistic activities,learning to face challenges, take part in expeditions and take on responsibilities.
  • Learn autonomyaway from home.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

In the morning:

SELECT 1 OF 2 OPTIONS : (English or French)

  • Intensive course: French
    2 periods of 75-minute per morning, including Saturday.
  • Intensive course: English
    2 periods of 75-minute per morning, including Saturday.

You will have fun improving French or English as a foreign language (2h½ per morning, including Saturday) in small classes (5-10 students per class) suited to your level and age.

At the centre of the study programme are various themes linked to local trips and excursions. The focus is on communication, improving understanding, reading exercises, grammar and vocabulary which are presented through workshops using theatre and corporal expression.

In the afternoon:

SPORTS & CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Planned activities as well as a choice of mountain sports, indoor/outdoor practice of team or individual sports, and arts and crafts activities.
  • Set of Sports activities:Aerobics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Climbing, Football, Golf (practice only), Mountain trekking, Orienteering with GPS guidance, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis and Via Ferrata.
  • Set of Arts activities:Cooking, Creative Arts, Visual Media and Theatre.

In the evening:

EVENING ACTIVITIES

  • Has something different in store! From inter-team competitions to disco, BBQs or spending the night in a local mountain hut!
  • A range of team competitions, sports tournaments, relaxing activities, creative workshops and surprise nights.

And on the WEEDKENDS

  • Saturday morning, two shorter language lessons and afternoon will be participating in an excursion
  • Sunday starts with brunch, and continue with all all-day excursion
  • The campus will be offered a varied programme of entertaining activities, shopping time in Gstaad or Montreux, barbecues, cinema, discos, and much more

** Parents can visit their children on weekend. Need to leave campus after Saturday morning lessons and return on Sunday before dinner.

Daily Schedule

07:30                      Wake-up and Breakfast
09.00-10.30              Language lessons
10.30-11.00               Break
11.00-12.00               Language lessons
12.30-13.00              Lunch
14.00-18.00              Sports/Arts activities or Excursion in groups, including Tea time
18.45-19.30               Dinner

19.45-21.15               Evening activities
21.30                      Bedtime

EXCURSIONS AND DISCOVERY TRIPS

You will discover the wonders of Switzerland: an overnight stay in the mountain wilderness, high-altitude adventures, theme parks by the lake, hiking through magnificent natural landscapes, excursions to cities and places of cultural interest, as well as experiencing mountain famers’ life first hand. 

END-OF-CAMP

The last evening of the camp is dedicated to a farewell party. Parents are welcome to attend the event.

Difficulty : Beginner

Location : Switzerland

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