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Winter Day Camps

Les Elfes International Camps
Verbier, Switzerland

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Have you thought about organising a holiday in Verbier and you would like your child to experience the thrill of a winter camp?

If you don’t feel ready to enrol your child in a residential camp, you might consider a day camp.

Day Camp 2024 for children aged 8 to 17

From the beginning of December until the end of April, from Sunday to Friday, Les Elfes International organize three day camp programmes of your choice: fully day (8.30-18.30), afternoon only (16.00 – 21.30) or extra long day (8.30- 21.30).

Simply accompany your children to Les Elfes International main office for drop off, and we will take care of their daily activities.

Day campers will have the opportunity to join residential campers, coming from all around the world, and spend the entire day with them.

We offer a variety of activities such as ski, snowboarding, torchlight walk, ice skating, swimming, board games , English, French, German or Spanish language courses, and more. Meals and ski passes are included.

Les Elfes 4 main priorities

Safety

Safety is of the upmost importance to us when planning our activities and we are continually working with highly-skilled staff, both inside the camp and outside.

Fun

With over 40 exhilarating activities in summer and full days of ski lessons in winter, complemented by engaging language classes and captivating excursions, our campers simply don’t have the time to get bored!

Inclusion

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. 

Personal Development

The children will be exposed to so many opportunities to naturally work on their personal communication skills to enhance these important areas of their development.

Programs & prices

Full day

From 8h30 to 18h30

Up to 6 hours of skiing/snowboarding per day with experienced ski instructors

Daily ski pass for the 4 Valleys

A hearty lunch in the exclusive private area of Les Elfes International

Engaging après-ski activities

Optional 2 hours per day of language courses available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays only

Optional excursion to one of Switzerland’s iconic cities (available on Wednesdays only) – Additional fee

AT CHF 350 PER DAY

Extra long day

From 8h30 to 21h30

Up to 6 hours of skiing/snowboarding per day with professional ski instructors

Daily ski pass for the 4 Valleys

A satisfying lunch in the private area of Les Elfes International

Engaging après-ski activities

Optional 2 hours per day of language courses available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays only

Dinner served at the Les Elfes International campus in Verbier

Entertaining after-dinner activities.

Optional excursion to one of Switzerland’s iconic cities (available on Wednesdays only) – Additional fee

AT CHF 450 PER DAY

Afternoon

From 16h00 to 21h30

Engaging après-ski activities:

– Language classes
– Village visit (supervised or not)
– Sport center (swimm, climb, ice skate…)
– Games on campus (sledge, arts&crafts…)

Optional 2 hours per day of language courses available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays only

Dinner served at the Les Elfes International campus in Verbier

Entertaining after-dinner activities

AT CHF 299 PER DAY

Day camp Daily schedule

Morning 8h30 - 12h00

8:30 a.m.
Parents drop off children at Les Elfes camp main office for hot chocolate.

8:45 a.m.:
Children are escorted to the cable car by Les Elfes International drivers for access to ski slopes with our snowsport animators.

9:00 – 12:00:
Day campers join the residential campers for 3 hours of skiing.

12:00 – 13:00:
Lunch at Les Elfes’ private mountain restaurant.

Afternoon 13h00 - 18h30

13:00 – 15:30:
Additional 2h30 hours of skiing under Les Elfes staff guidance.

15:30 – 16:15
Afternoon snack on campus.  

16:00:
Beginning of our “afternoon only program” – Drop off children at the Les Elfes International camp main office.

16:45 – 18:30:
Choice of different afternoon activities or optional language courses.

18:30:
Parents come on campus to pick up the children,  who don’t stay until the evening.

Evening 18h30 - 21h30

18:30 – 19:30:
Dinner for children 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.

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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

Ski and snowboard day camp

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.

For all children

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.

Savor the experience

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.

Where parents can stay

Verbier, the original home of Les Elfes, is situated in the French speaking part of Switzerland and only two hours away from Geneva. Verbier’s stunning location on a south facing plateau guarantees an exceptionally sunny climate in bothsummer and winter.

In addition to the breathtaking panoramic views, Verbier is one of the most famous resorts in Europe and offers variety of sport and leisure activities all year round in a cosmopolitan and relaxed atmosphere.

W Verbier

Located in the centre of Verbier, close to the cable car, W Verbier proposes 123 rooms and suites designed in a mix of urban and Alpine style.

Discount available

La Vallée Blanche

A luxurious 4-bedroom Chalet located in the centre of Verbier, close to Medran ski lift station. Families will also have access to a concierge service and spa & fitness.

Discount available

Equipment

Having the proper ski equipment is essential for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. We have additional winter camp equipment and clothing rental, so you don’t need to worry. All equipment can be hired at Les Elfes winter camp on the arrival day. 1/3 of our equipment is renewed every year in order to be able to propose the newest equipment to our campers.

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About Verbier

Verbier, the original home of Les Elfes, is situated in the French speaking part of Switzerland and only two hours away from Geneva. Verbier’s stunning location on a south facing plateau guarantees an exceptionally sunny climate in both summer and winter.

In addition to the breathtaking panoramic views, Verbier is one of the most famous resorts in Europe and offers a variety of sport and leisure activities all year round in a cosmopolitan and relaxed atmosphere.

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Our two purpose built wood and stone chalets follow the Swiss Alpine tradition and offer charm and comfort to our guests. Both chalets are situated in green, peaceful nature surroundings.

Our staff

Each Camp is supervised by a Resort Manager and an Activities Manager. Les Elfes runs the camps with all appropriate staff, including animators, kitchen staff, nurse, night guard, cleaning team, private drivers,…

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