Summer Camps

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As a child, there is nothing better than to spend the whole day out and about with other children, having adventures out in the open air while learning new things at the same time. And this is precisely what they can do in the region of Gstaad. There are three institutions that offer educational summer camps for children and teens.

Lovell Sommer Camps

River rafting on the river "Saane"
River rafting on the river "Saane"

At Lovell Camps children enjoy a well-planned, safe and challenging learning experience in an international, family-like environment. During the summer we operate several separate programs:

  • a Kids’ Club for the little campers, ages two to five
  • another section for boys and girls five to ten years of Age
  • a senior camp for children aged 11 to 15.
  • a leadership training program for participants between 16 – 18 years

Each session has approximately 30 boarders and 10 to 25 day students. Children may be enrolled for sessions of either two, three or four weeks. In addition to daily language lessons, activities may include tennis, golf, horseback riding, rock climbing, cooking & baking, arts & crafts, music, drama, dance, rafting, football, archery, swimming, overnight hikes into the local mountains, outdoor living skills and cultural excursions.

Le Rosey Summer Camps in Gstaad

The children in the "Le Rosey" campus
The children in the "Le Rosey" campus

The famous Swiss private school “Le Rosey” organizes two and three week sessions from June to August in Gstaad. Located in the very heart of the resort, the school’s winter term campus gets busy again welcoming international children aged 8 to 13. The Rosey Summer Camps at Gstaad Mountain Campus are tailored for children who may be leaving their family circle for the first time. In a family-like atmosphere set up by a team of seasoned teachers and in the Rosey international environment they will make new friends, learn English or French and enjoy a wide range of sports and arts activities, and various excursions.

JFK Swiss Outdoor Camp- a camp like no other

The abseiladventure at the rock
The abseiladventure at the rock

JFK Swiss Outdoor Camp is about challenges, about succeeding and exploring. It’s about learning and teaching with nature but most of all, it’s about living. JFK Swiss Outdoor Camp offers opportunities for children of 6 to 13 years old for sessions of two or three weeks from July 2nd to August 13th 2016. They will enjoy first-hand experience outdoor learning in Saanenland’s Alpine environment with all the natural resources available. Such experiences inspire passion, motivating our children to become successful learners and to develop as healthy, confident, enterprising and responsible citizens.

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Gstaad

The region has a further 9 chalet villages alongside Gstaad, located at an altitude of between 1,000 and 1,400 metres. Yet despite its style and class, Gstaad has remained genuinely Alpine and down-to-earth. It is proud of its tradition and lives and breathes it every day.

Over a thousand cultural and sporting events are available to visitors every year, including top events with an international reputation. In addition, visitors will find first-class hotels, outstanding shopping facilities along the traffic-free promenade and an airport in Saanen.

Contact

Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Promenade 41
CH - 3780 Gstaad
Tel +41 33 748 81 81
Fax +41 33 748 81 83
info@gstaad.ch

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