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DAY CAMP SUMMER 2024 FOR CHILDREN AGED 8 TO 17 – VERBIER, Switzerland

Following the success of our winter day camp, Les Elfes is now launching the summer day program! Wondering about the perfect activities for your child in Verbier? Tailored for ages 8 to 17, Les Elfes day camp promises unforgettable days loaded with outdoor adventures, language lessons, leadership training, arts, cooking, and more. All this in an international setting just a walk away from family. Parents, enjoy your free time while we transform your children’s days into unforgettable memories!

From June 9th to August 24th, Les Elfes International organizes two day-camp programs: a full day (8:30 AM to 6:30 PM) or an extra-long day (8:30 AM to 9:30 PM).

Drop off your kids at Les Elfes International main office, and we’ll guide them through a day filled with exciting activities alongside residential campers from around the world.

Experience rock climbing, rope courses, zip-lines, lake adventures, tennis, golf, horseback riding, paragliding, and more. Dive into cultural diversity with language lessons in English, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, and join our International day, where children proudly present their countries and even cook typical food!

LES ELFES 3 MAIN PRIORITIES

Safety summer

SAFETY

At Les Elfes International, safety is our utmost concern! We prioritize a secure environment by implementing thorough measures, such as camera surveillance, a dedicated night guard, skilled staff trained in first aid, an on-site nurse, three medical centers in the nearby town, and detailed risk assessments for all activities as part of the summer day-camp program.

fun summer

FUN

At Les Elfes International Summer Day-Camps, FUN takes center stage! With a mix of over 40 outdoor activities, children are surrounded by peers, creating a vibrant atmosphere in an environment where laughter is ever-present. From trying new and exciting activities to spending the day with friends, boredom is simply not on the agenda. Our priority is ensuring every moment is filled with joy, adventure, and the thrill of discovering something new!

Inclusion summer

INCLUSION

70+ nationalities, bi-lingual instructors, special diets available (halal, vegetarian). At Les Elfes, we celebrate the rich mosaic of cultural diversity, we prioritize creating an inclusive environment where every student, irrespective of their origin, beliefs, or appearance, feels heard and respected.

pROGRAMS & Prices


There is no minimum number of days required for registration. Students can enroll for just one day if they wish.

 

FULL DAY

 At CHF 350 per day 

  • from 8h30 to 18h30
  • Over 40 outdoor activities supervised by experienced Les Elfes International’s staff
  • Compulsory 8 sessions of conversational language lessons (English, French, German, Spanish or Mandarin) organized during 4 mornings a week
  • 3 nutritional and rich meals per day
  • International environment guaranteed by students visiting from 70+ nationalities
  • Optional mountain-hut night – Additional fee
  • Optional excursion to one of Switzerland’s iconic cities (available on Wednesdays only) – Additional fee

EXTRA LONG DAY

At CHF 450 per day 

  • From 8h30 to 21h30
  • Over 40 outdoor activities supervised by experienced Les Elfes International’s staff
  • Compulsory 8 sessions of conversational language lessons (English, French, German, Spanish or Mandarin) organized during 4 mornings a week
  • Fully supervised evening activities (disco night, dine-out, bowling, etc.)
  • 4 nutritional and rich meals per day
  • International environment guaranteed by students visiting from 70+ nationalities
  • Optional mountain-hut night – Additional fee
  • Optional excursion to one of Switzerland’s iconic cities (available on Wednesdays only) – Additional fee

Discover les elfes activities

LANGUAGE LESSONS

2H of conversational language courses are organized on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Professional native-speaking teachers guarantee high quality language lessons to groups of maximum six students. We offer a choice of different language classes (FR, DE, EN, CH, ESP)

BANANA BOAT

Verbier’s 450km of slopes are also available to snowboarders to enjoy, for first time on snow, we recommend to start with skiing to get a feel for the sport

TUBING

Verbier’s 450km of slopes are also available to snowboarders to enjoy, for snow beginners however, we recommend skiing as it brings fewer risks of injuries

PADDLE BOARD

An afternoon break to stop for a hot chocolate or a snack on the slopes is what you need to give you energy for the day

KAYAK

Les Elfes International is lucky to have two privatized restaurants on the slopes. Each day, our kitchen Chefs prepare warm meals for the happy campers to eat on the slope. A vegetarian option is always available

TROTINETTE

To celebrate the ski race and the end of the week, our kitchen Chefs prepare a big BBQ where all campers get to be together and share their best memories of the day

BIKING

Culminating at 3300 m, the Mont Fort is a must-go destination and promises a stunning panorama of the Alps

HIKING

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

ROCK CLIMBING

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

ROPE COURSE

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

ZIP-LINE

To celebrate the ski race and the end of the week, our kitchen Chefs prepare a big BBQ where all campers get to be together and share their best memories of the day

ELECTRIC BIKING

Culminating at 3300 m, the Mont Fort is a must-go destination and promises a stunning panorama of the Alps

TENNIS

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

GOLF

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

MINI-GOLF

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

FOOTBALL

To celebrate the ski race and the end of the week, our kitchen Chefs prepare a big BBQ where all campers get to be together and share their best memories of the day

INFLATABLES

Culminating at 3300 m, the Mont Fort is a must-go destination and promises a stunning panorama of the Alps

GLACIER VISIT

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

ZORB FOOTBALL

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

VISIT OF A ZOO

We organise snowball contest directly on the slopes for campers with competitive spirit

SWIMMING

Head to the Mondzeu pool and take a dip, even when the sun isn't shining.

WATER INFLATABLES

Head to the Mondzeu pool and take a dip, even when the sun isn't shining.

VILLAGE VISIT & SHOPPING

Stroll through the chalets and snows of the village of Verbier, enjoy hot chocolate and bring back some souvenirs for friends and parents

OUTDOOR POOL

Stroll through the chalets and snows of the village of Verbier, enjoy hot chocolate and bring back some souvenirs for friends and parents

INDOOR CLIMBING

600 m², two boulders and 60 different routes: guaranteed fun for all climbing fans!

ARTS & CRAFTS

Not feeling like going outside anymore, don’t worry our team will organise some arts and crafts activities like painting or making Brazilian bracelets

BAKING

Enjoy the afternoon inside baking with your friends making some yummy cookies to eat and share with other campers

DESIGN AND BUILD

Practice your creativity, use different fabrics and material to build unique games with other campers

INDOOR GAMES

Head to the basement of the Les Elfes Campus where day campers can enjoy a pool table and a football table

FREE TIME

Enjoy some snacks, go to the chill-out zone, play some piano, chess, board games, make a puzzle and relax with your friends

MOVIE NIGHT

There are days when you’ve had such a busy time that when the evening comes, you just want to watch a move in Les Elfes own cinema room

LA FUREUR & THE CUBE

A set of different games aimed for the group to get to know each other and to improve teamwork together

CARNIVAL NIGHT

Pick your favourite costume, spin the wheel for prizes, play silly games together with all campers

SPORT CENTER

Head to the sport center to play football, volleyball, climbing, and many other team games

TORCH WALK

Light up a torch and walk throughout the snowy pathways of Verbier at night

QUIZ NIGHT

Get teamed up and see which team gets the most right answers

DISCO NIGHT

Every Thursday we organise a disco night for campers – fun guaranteed

DINE OUT

Head to the village to enjoy traditional swiss food or a pizza in one of Verbier’s restaurant

BOWLING

ROCK CLIMBING

600 m², two boulders and 60 different routes: guaranteed fun for all climbing fans!

PRIZE GIVING

Friday marks the end of the residential camp and with that comes the prize giving. It’s a moment to recognize the friends’ you’ve made and all the progress achieved
Content

Please note that the excursion day take place on Wednesday only. 

 

CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Visit the Cailler chocolat factory and get transported from south america to the Cailler factory where a chocolate tasting will take place

CHEESE FACTORY

For cheese lover who want to learn more abotu cheese making

OLYMPIC MUSEUM

The official museum of the olympics game is located in the center of Lausanne ! Discover the olympics, learn more abotu the sports, the history or this organization

ANNECY

COMMUNICATION MUSEUM

VISIT OF BERN

RED CROSS MUSEUM

DINE OUT

VISIT OF GENEVA

CHILLON CASTLE

Discover a castle and its jail located right on the edge of Lake Geneva

VISIT OF MONTREUX

CHARLIE CHAPLIN MUSEUM

Discover the life of an amazing charactere through one of the most well-built interactive museum

VISIT OF AOSTA (ITALY)

CHAMONIX

DAY CAMP – DAILY SCHEDULE 

  • 8:30 a.m.: Parents drop off children at Les Elfes camp main office
  • 8:45 a.m.: Children are escorted to the main campus by Les Elfes International drivers. All the activities will be starting from there
  • 9:00 – 10:45: During 4 mornings a week, day campers join the residential campers for 1:45 hours of language lessons
  • 11:00 – 12:00: Team building games complete the morning program
  • 12:00 – 13:00: Lunch at Les Elfes’ campus or picnic lunch during excursions and lake day
  • 13:00 – 16:30: 40+ outdoor activities are organized
  • 9:00 – 16:30: One day a week we organize a full-day excursion, a day on the lake, an International day and a workshop day (this last one for an extra cost)
  • 16:30 – 18:30: Flexi time with the option to relax, join the group going to the pool or have a walk in Verbier village
  • 18:30: Parents come on campus to pick up the children, who don’t stay until the evening
  • 18:30 – 19:30: Dinner for students staying on campus
  • 19:30 – 21:30: Outdoor, on-campus, or sports centre activities are organized
  • 21:30: Parents come on campus to pick up the children

WEEKLY SCHEDULE 

This is only a sample schedule. Activities are subject to change.

SKI  & SNOWBOARD DAY CAMP

From absolute beginners, some of whom have never seen snow, to young athletes training with their school’s ski or snowboard teams, Les Elfes Winter Day Camp is suitable for all children. Our primary goal is to foster an environment where students can improve their skills while enjoying time on the slopes, making new friends with peers from all over the world, and exchanging valuable experiences.

Our team of certified ski and snowboard guides accompanies students in small groups of 6, providing full-day guidance, mountain lunches and regular breaks.

Throughout our winter day camp programmes, we adhere to a structured progression model, which ensures students have a clear understanding of their current performance levels and areas for improvement.

WHAT TO BRING

Day campers will be accompanied to Les Elfes camps main office with the following items.

  • Ski/Snowboard + boots
  • Poles (only with skiing)
  • Helmet mandatory
  • Neck Buff/scarf
  • Sun screen SPF 30+
  • Gloves
  • Googles
  • Warm ski clothes
  • NO jeans under pants

We also suggest that they bring a backpack with a change of clothes:

  • Sneakers, snowshoes
  • Dry high-knee socks
  • Warm layer (fleece jumper, sweatpants)
  • Swimsuit & Towel
  • Pocket money in case of village visit
  • Notebook and pen for language courses

FOOD

At Les Elfes Camps, we believe that good food is an essential part of any camper’s experience.

Our varied menu ensures that children attending our winter day camp have an array of delicious options to choose from. From hot meals served in Les Elfes International private mountain restaurant to three-course evening feasts, every dish is a prepared by our chefs for young campers.

Our dedicated culinary team caters to diverse tastes, making sure campers are well-nourished and energized for their mountain adventures.

In addition to our regular meals, we provide afternoon snacks, giving campers the boost they need to make the most of their time with us.

We understand the importance of accommodating dietary preferences, which is why we offer options for vegetarian and halal diets. This ensures that every child can savor the experience, regardless of their culinary requirements.

our campus in verbier

  • 2 chalets of 70 beds each 
  • A permanently staffed and welcoming reception hall
  • Large rooms with four beds and ensuite bathrooms
  • Two spacious, sunny dining rooms with an open-planned sitting room
  • Open fireplace leading onto a south-facing terrace with a barbecue
  • A library, games hall, cinema, music room (or discothèque)
  • Professionally equipped kitchens in both buildings
  • Outdoor facilities: football field, basketball, volleyball, and badminton courts, golf putting/driving range, trampoline, pétanque area, ping pong tables, climbing walls and horse staples.
  • Sport center (2-min walk): swimming pool, squash, bouldering, ice skating, and more

where we are located

signup online TO the winter DAY camp 2024

 

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