English Summer Camp in Engelberg

Learn English at our Engelberg summer camp for teenagers

Engelberg is one of the most popular mountain resorts in central Switzerland, situated just 45 minutes from the bustling tourist town of Lucerne. The vast woods and majestic mountain peaks make it the perfect location for hiking, mountain biking and other outdoor adventures. With a summertime bobsled run, a cheese-making monastery, a rope park and more, you’re sure to have fun at our summer camp in Engelberg.  

Age range:
10-17 years old
Opening dates:
Summer 30 June – 03 August 2024

Benefits of a summer camp in Engelberg: 

  • Our English summer camp is situated in the center of Engelberg in Switzerland, in what was previously a stunning 12th century Benedictine monastery  
  • Study English in an Alpine destination  
  • Modern facilities with single and twin bedrooms, spacious classrooms, games areas and great indoor and outdoor sports facilities, including tennis courts  
  • Enjoy summer in Engelberg with a varied activity program including trips to Zurich, Lucerne, Lido or Bern 
What's included
English book
English courses & learning materials
Find a place you can call home
Accommodation - Residence
Activities & excursions
24/7 supervision
Optional extras
Private lessons
Exclusive activities
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Camp information

About our summer camp in Engelberg

Camp facilities

Computer room
Indoor sports center
sports field
Interactive white board
white board
Outdoor space
Sports field
sports facilities
Student lounge

About the course

Please note this camp is operated by Alpadia Language Schools

Please refer to their Terms & Conditions

Choose your course package

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week)
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week)

Lesson length

45 minutes

The lessons and course structure

Our summer camp in Engelberg follows a curriculum that's specifically designed to keep young learners engaged and motivated. This includes topics and activities such as: 

  • Speaking, listening, reading, writing and life skills 
  • Vocabulary and grammar review and practice 
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills 

Entry levels

All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size

15 students


  • Residence 

Meal plan 

  • All meals are included in the package. We can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and halal 

Materials and services included 

  • Welcome pack 
  • Assessment test 
  • Course materials  
  • Student ID 
  • Safe storage of students’ passports 
  • Access to Alpadia mobile app 
  • Pocket Money Service 
  • 24-hour supervision 
  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area 
  • Excursions to nearby cities and regional tourist attractions 
  • Materials and services 
  • Certificate of attendance 
Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following organisations


Students Accommodation

Student accommodation in Engelberg

Alpadia's summer camp in Engelberg offers comfortable twin or single bedrooms with shared bathrooms on each floor. Located in a renovated 12th century Benedictine monastery in the center of the village, the rooms are modern, clean and spacious, with a sink and storage space. 


Engelberg summer camp

Students will spend their days at our camp, where they will have classes and meals, before returning to the residence in the evening. 

Daily camp schedule
Breakfast meal


Hands-on Experience


Lunch meal


Sports field

Activities or excursions

Dinner meal



Evening activities


Lights out

Activities & Excursions

The alpine resort of Engelberg is rich with outdoor and cultural activities. Our fun-packed program includes a variety of things to do and places to see. From alpine scenery to cultural discoveries, from shopping to sightseeing, you will never get bored at our summer camp in Engelberg. 

This is a sample schedule.

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per week

Experience heart-racing sensations and exhilarating thrills as you race down the mountain in a bobsled or on a bike. 


Creative arts

per week

Get creative and make your own drawings, paintings, sculptures and collages during your creative arts afternoons. 



per week

Improve your backhand and serving skills in the home country of tennis legend, Roger Federer.

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Why should you attend an English summer camp in Engelberg?

Alpadia's summer camp in Engelberg is the perfect destination for students who want to have an alpine summer adventure whilst also improving their language skills. The high level of fluency in the area allows for the teenagers to immerse themselves in the language, while the stunning mountain scenery encourages outdoor activities and plenty of fun. Your children will truly have the summer of a lifetime. 

What are the benefits of a language summer camp for the youth in Engelberg?

There are many benefits that summer camps offer for youths: Alpadia's camps gives students the chance to fully immerse themselves in their chosen language, fostering an environment that encourages fluency. The different social activities on offer enables students to practice their language skills outside of class in a real-life setting, as well as form friendships with other students at the camp and take part in memorable trips. 

Why should you choose Alpadia for attending an English summer camp in Engelberg?

With 80 years of experience in education, Alpadia is an expert at helping students achieve their language goals. Our dedicated teachers and staff do their best to ensure all students get the most out of their experience. 

What kind of English skills can I develop at Alpadia's language camp?

When you study at our summer camp in Engelberg, you’ll learn a range of English skills, from grammar to vocabulary, writing to listening and speaking. These topics are taught using collaborative projects that encourage creativity, time management and leadership skills. 

What is the language proficiency level required to attend an English language camp?

Alpadia's English language camps are open to students of all abilities – from elementary to advanced. No matter what your level of English is, the English summer camp in Engelberg can help your language skills advance. 

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