TASIS, Switzerland

Prime Language & Activity Summer Camp for Young Learners in Via Collina d'Oro, Switzerland

age icon 7-10 years old

age icon 3 weeks

age icon Weekly hours: 20

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The boarding school in Switzerland is famous for its beauty, high standards and Summer Arts Festival where all boarders of all ages get to have fun and showcase their skills. Features included

  • Courses in languages, science, STEAM, and visual and performing arts
  • Exciting array of clubs, sports, and outdoor activities
  • Fun and educational trips to a number of nearby destinations

This program gives 7 to 10 year old students the unique opportunity to explore Switzerland while forming strong bonds of friendship with peers from around the world.

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  • Campus located on the Collina d’Oro in Montagnola, overlooking Lugano, amidst Swiss mountains and Lake Lugano.

  • Nestled amidst nature's grandeur, the campus blends historic and modern architecture, symbolizing a deep appreciation for art, history, and human aspiration.

  • Combines 17th-century relics with eco-friendly structures, encouraging students to value and seek genuine beauty in their lives.

What's Included

  • Choose between English, French, or Italian as main language course (approx. 2 hours per day), take part in daily STEAM classes, visual, and performing arts.

  • Exciting array of clubs, sports, and outdoor activities.

  • Fun and educational trips to nearby destinations.

  • Excursions and trips to various locations.

  • Offsite adventures exploring local areas.

  • Tutti Singing classes for musical skill development.

  • CDE Musical program for artistic expression.

  • Accommodations in dormitories with global roommates for a diverse living experience.


Sports Clubs:

  • Optional morning enrollment at additional cost, replacing regular activities.
  • Choices include Milan Academy Scuola Calcio with AC Milan coaches, Tennis Junior Camp with Lugano-based professionals, and horse riding with top-tier instructors.

Morning & Afternoon Activities:

  • Morning: Fitness and movement-focused activities like organized sports (kickball, basketball, dodgeball), individual activities (yoga, hiking, table tennis, mindfulness), and swimming.
  • Afternoon: Creative and hands-on learning in arts and sciences, enhancing courage and confidence.
  • Elective Options: Two afternoon electives per week in culinary arts, visual arts, design, and science.
  • Previous Activities: Crêpe-making, wax sculptures, painting, ukulele, drumming, knitting/crocheting, soap-making, fashion design, robotics, environmental science.


Weekday Excursions:

  • Exploration of Ticino with teacher-led field trips linked to classroom curriculum.
  • Past trips include Locarno Falconeria, Monte Generoso bear caves, San Salvatore nature walks, and pedal boating on Lake Lugano.

Weekend Activities for Boarding Students:

  • Saturday trips to destinations like Swiss Transport Museum in Lucerne, Parco San Grato gardens, Lido Locarno, and Splash & Spa water park in Rivera.
  • Sunday half-day clubs offering activities like tie-dying, nature photography, kayaking, board game creation, and DIY Spa Day.

Camping Trip:

  • Annual highlight: camping in the Alps foothills, 25 minutes from campus.
  • Activities include tent setup, meal preparation, and making S’mores by a campfire.
  • Open to all boarding students; day students can join overnight camping at no extra cost.


  • Boarding students should arrive on the program's first day for registration.

  • Staff pick up unaccompanied students at the airport (Included to the price)

  • Departure date corresponds with the last published date of the program.

Lesson Plan


  • Two hours of language learning in English, French, or Italian.
  • An additional hour dedicated to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) classes.
  • Focus on fitness and movement with activities like yoga, hiking, tennis, soccer, or swimming.


  • Emphasis on creativity and hands-on learning in arts and sciences.
  • Children select electives centered on artistic and scientific exploration.


  • Boarding students engage in off-campus trips and activities.
  • Adventures include visits to nearby mountains and cities.

Young Learners Daily Schedule:

  • 07:45 - Boarding students wake up and start their morning routine.
  • 08:00 - Boarding students have breakfast and make phone calls home (after the first week).
  • 08:30 - Day students are dropped off.
  • 08:40 - All students attend the Morning Meeting.
  • 09:00 - Language classes begin.
  • 10:30 - Morning activities and sports clubs.
  • 12:15 - Lunchtime.
  • 12:45 - Rest time.
  • 13:45 - Tutti Singing session.
  • 14:30 - STEAM Hour.
  • 15:30 - Afternoon activities.
  • 17:30 - Day students are picked up; boarding students have dinner.
  • 18:00 - Evening activity (e.g., Cultural Night performances, water balloon Battleship, Dorm Party, Counselor Hide-and-Seek).
  • 21:00 - Lights out for boarding students.

Topics your child can explore:

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL): Immersive English learning with small classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners.
  • Italian: Immersion in Ticino's culture and language, teaching practical vocabulary and phrases, suitable for beginning or intermediate learners.
  • French: Introduction to various French-speaking cultures, focusing on vocabulary and confidence-building, for beginning or intermediate learners.
  • Performing Arts: Professional instruction in singing, dancing, drama, musical theater, percussion, and ukulele, culminating in a performance at the Summer Arts Festival.
  • STEAM: Daily sessions in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, emphasizing creative thinking and problem-solving skills.


  • Pocket Money Advice: Cash or pre-arrival payments via credit card or bank transfer. Recommended CHF 40–50 weekly for children up to 10 years, CHF 80–100 for older students.

  • Horseback Riding:

    • Session One: CHF 400

    • Session Two: CHF 300

  • Paddleboarding (SUP):

    • Session One: CHF 300

    • Session Two: CHF 200

  • Milan Academy Scuola Calcio:

    • Session One: CHF 500

    • Session Two: CHF 400

  • Tennis Club:

    • Session One: CHF 400

    • Session Two: CHF 350

Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Session 1 - Day Course
Start 6/23/2024
End 7/18/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price CHF 4,600
June - Session 1 - Boarding
Start 6/23/2024
End 7/18/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price CHF 9,500
July - Session 2 - Day Course
Start 7/21/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price CHF 4,200
July - Session 2 - Boarding
Start 7/21/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price CHF 8,000

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