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French Summer Camp in Leysin

Learn French at our Leysin language camp

Located in the Swiss Alps, Leysin is a picturesque alpine village that has been a popular destination with families for years thanks to its excellent skiing and sports facilities. In fact, its reputation is so renowned and revered that the village holds the prestigious Swiss ‘Family Destination’ label, which guarantees high quality and safe activities, amenities and events for children and teenagers.  

Age range:
8-17 years old
Opening dates:
Spring 31 March – 27 April 2024
Summer 23 June – 10 August 2024
Autumn 29 September – 26 October 2024

Benefits of a summer camp in Leysin: 

  • Alpadia’s Leysin camp is located close to the train station and includes an onsite restaurant, sunny terrace, indoor swimming pool and games areas 
  • Our facility in Leysin offers two different language camps for juniors and teens that have been customized to suit their individual needs 
  • French lessons are available throughout three seasons 
  • The all-inclusive package includes an exciting and varied social program that features shopping and sightseeing in Lausaunne and Montreux, as well as trips to the Maison Cailler chocolate factory, Gruyères village, Aquaparc and more 
What's included
Vocabulary
French courses & learning materials
Find a place you can call home
Accommodation - Residence
Music
Activities & excursions
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24/7 supervision
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Meals
Optional extras
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Private lessons
Travel
Transfers
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Exclusive activities
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Camp information

About our summer camp in Leysin

Camp facilities

Swimming facilities
pool
WiFi
wifi
Student lounge
lounge

About the course

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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 Leysin follows a curriculum that's specifically designed to keep children and teenagers engaged while they learn French. 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  

Accommodation 

  • Hotel 

Meal plan 

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

Activities and excursions 

  • Afternoon and evening activities are held at the school or in the local area 
  • Trips to nearby cities and popular local tourist attractions 

Materials and services included 

  • 24-hour supervision 
  • Welcome pack 
  • Assessment tests  
  • Course materials and folder  
  • Student ID  
  • Pocket money service  
  • Safe storage of students' passports 
  • Certificate of attendance 
Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

Accreditaion-AVDEP
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Accreditations-Privatschulregister

Students Accommodation

Student accommodation in Leysin

Alpadia’s summer camp in Leysin includes a modern residence at a hotel that has quadruple rooms with private bathrooms. Each bedroom features comfortable contemporary furnishing finished in the traditional Swiss style, as well as a large balcony with a view over the Alps. The classrooms, dining facilities, indoor pool and games areas are conveniently located in the same building so your children have everything they need under one roof. 

Activities

Leysin Summer Camp

Students will spend their days at our camp where they will have classes and meals. In the afternoon they will take part in activities or excursions, which may include leaving the site. In the evening, they will return to the residence for evening activities and dinner. 

Camp timetable
Breakfast meal
07:00—08:00

Breakfast

Hands-on Experience
08:30—12:30

Classes

Lunch meal
12:30—13:30

Lunch

Sports field
14:00—18:00

Activities or excursions 

Dinner meal
18:30—19:30

Dinner

Music
20:00—22:00

Evening activities

Find a place you can call home
22:30

Lights out

Activities & Excursions

Our summer camp in Leysin offers a varied activity program that includes different sports, cultural excursions to local attractions/landmarks, creative activities and more. With mountains and lakes nearby, you can be sure that our students spend a lot of time outdoors having exciting adventures. 

This is a sample schedule.

Premium activities

When you spend a little more, you get more. Upgrade your experience with a Premium Plus activity to step up your summer camp program 

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Adrenalin

per week

Hold on tight as you ride a bike down the mountain with your instructor. If you want something to get your heart pumping, you can race down a 3000m high Alpine glacier on a toboggan! 

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Horse Riding

per week

Get in the saddle and spend your afternoon trotting, cantering or galloping around either the paddock or throughout the grounds. Is there a better way to explore Leysin? 

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Tennis

per week

Get your body moving as you learn practical and theoretical techniques to help you improve your game, under the guidance of an experienced coach. We’re here to make fitness fun again!  

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Cooking

per week

You will get to measure out, mix, whisk, knead, bake and cook local and international dishes, sides, sauces and desserts to share with other students. This activity is offered to students aged 8-14.  

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FAQS

FAQs

Why should you attend a French summer camp in Leysin?

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

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

There are many benefits that summer camps offer for youths: Alpadia’s camps give 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 a French summer camp in Leysin?

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 kinds of French skills can I develop at Alpadia language camp?

When you study at our summer camp in Leysin, you’ll learn a range of French 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 a French language camp?

Our French language camps are open to students of all abilities – from elementary to advanced. No matter what your level of French is, our French summer camp in Leysin can help you improve your current ability. 

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