Les Elfes, Verbier
Les Elfes - International summer and winter camp, situated in the picturesque area of the ski resort of Verbier. English is the official language in the camp and while it can not only practice, but also significantly improved it.
In the morning, children attend language courses, in the afternoon participate in sports and recreational activities.
8 hours per week of mandatory language classes ( French, English , Spanish or German ) are included in the price.
Just offer intensive language courses in small groups (maximum 7 people) - 15 hours per week to improve writing skils and grammar.
Free time is a lot of sports: mountain biking, tennis, golf, rock climbing, paragliding, wakeboarding and other species.
For entertainment provides tours in Bern, Lausanne, Geneva, on cheese and chocolate factory in Montreux ( Chateau de Chillon ) and Vevey.
As well children can choose a visit thematic clubs: Arts and Crafts, Dance Academy, Hollywood, mountain orienteering, music videos, photos, Rockstar, tapas.
Discovery Camp / Age 07 - 11 years
This camp is for the little ones and gives an important collective experience of camp life. With the strict guidance of our experienced staff, children learn the languages and discover new things.
Explorer Camp/Age 12 - 14 years
For these children, language classes tailored to the age and sporting events are more complex. This water sports (kayaking and wakeboarding), mountain biking, rock climbing and much more. Excursions include neighboring cantons in Switzerland.
Pioneer Camp/Age 15 - 17 years
Young peoples have opportunity to make friends around the world. Improve knowledge of a foreign language, have a great time on excursions and improve health at sporting events .
Children live in a traditional Swiss chalet, located in the center of Verbier . There is separate houses for boys and girls.
In each chalet :
• spacious living rooms for four people with bathrooms
• two dining rooms with open-plan living
• fireplace, terrace with barbecue overlooking the south
• library, games room , cinema , music room (or disco)
• Meeting rooms and Internet Facilities
• playgrounds : football field, a basketball court , volleyball and badminton ..
The camp has a golf course with 18 holes at an altitude of 1500 m with a beautiful view of the mountains. Professional instructors hold private lessons with teenagers.
The camp has sports courts for football, volleyball, beach volleyball, basketball (streetball), table tennis, squash, badminton, petanque .
In the immediate vicinity of the camp there are tennis courts . Additionally, you can book private lessons with professional instructors.
Verbier has 950 km of hiking trails for trekking. During the two-day hike led by experienced guides children will discover the colorful mountain landscapes , flora and fauna of the Alps .
The camp has its own boat on the shore of Lake Geneva, children can practice sailing, water skiing, wakeboarding , riding on a banana boat. And to swim in indoor and outdoor pools .
Mountain biking and rock climbing
These active sport arts held under the supervision of experienced trainers. At the camp there is a natural climbing wall with varying levels of difficulty.
Under extra charge is possible to book riding lessons. Stables are located next to the campus.
Arts and Crafts
Main purpose of these clubs is to give a new and interesting aspect of the arts and crafts while involving environmental and cultural aspects.
In free time children can go on a guided tour and see the San Bernard dogs, visit the Swiss chocolate factory, visit one of the oldest water castles in Switzerland, cities of the Swiss Riviera: Lausanne, Montreux, Vevey, make boat trip to Evian, and to the capital of Switzerland – Bern. There are long day excursions as well - in Chamonix in France, Aosta in Italy.
7:30 : Wake up
8:30 : Breakfast
9:30 : Language Lessons
11:00 : Additional lessons or free time
12:00 : Lunch
13:00 : Sporting Events
17:00 : Leisure time
19:00 : Dinner
20:00 : Evening games