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Age Range - 6-13 yrs
JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp provides the best outdoor activities and challenges for young learners, ages 6-13 in the postcard-like Swiss scenery.
Nature is Calling for an Unforgettable Summer in Switzerland
Nature offers a wealth of challenges and learning experiences that can be interpreted academically, socially, philosophically. The JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp harnesses these challenges, teaching children to succeed and explore. It’s about learning, but through living.
The JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp has been designed to impart a holistic education to your child aged 6-13 years.
Set in the stunning Alpine region of Saanenland, it is a first-hand outdoor learning experience that will begin your child’s development as healthy, confident, enterprising and responsible adults.
Over two or three weeks, children at the JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp will take part in a life-changing outdoor learning experience.
The mountain summer adventure camp allows them time to decompress and unwind from their urban lives, get in shape and live a life that will positively impact their ambitions and future decisions.
Why It is a Great Choice
This program is perfect for your child to experience the variety of outdoor activities in the beautiful nature of Swiss Alpines.
It's about the challenges, overcoming those challenges and exploring nature.
Focuses on developing in depth knowledge in nature as well as learning fair play, honesty, enthusiasm & good character.
JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp is located in Saanen, near the world’s famous ski town of Gstaad. Summer in Gstaad is like entering nature’s tranquility. Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border with the French-speaking part of the country. Plus to reach Gstaad, you will be amazed by breathtaking landscapes over Lake Geneva and Swiss authentic scenery: pristine nature, green landscape, mountains, cows, authentic chalets and a multitude of waterfalls and torrents.
The JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp uses nature, adventure and team building as the creative and intuitive medium of instruction.
Each week at the camp is themed - Water, Mountain or Rock and students explore forests, streams and mountains. The school also follows the International Early Years Curriculum, International Primary Curriculum and the International Middle Years Curriculum underpinned by the British Curriculum.
Students will be taught in small batches by experienced teachers who are trained and devoted to helping each student reach their potential as individuals.
A typical day at the JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m by getting ready to bed.
Accommodation at Swiss Wooden Chalets with a choice of shared bedrooms or single ensuite bedrooms depending on availability (extra cost for single room)
To see, to touch is to understand in JFK Swiss Outdoor Summer Camp.
A combination of outdoor and indoor activities - music, folktales, crafts, games, sports etc - are designed to help build your child’s language skills.
Outdoor activities include team-building, fun, exciting field days running relay races with your team or hiking.
Getting to JFK Outdoor Summer Camp
The nearest airport to Saanen is Geneva (GVA) Airport which is 93.2 km away and it takes about 2 hours by car. Airport transfer can be booked with the school where the school staff will personally come pick your child up at the airport. When you get through the immigration, please look for a sign with your child’s name as the driver will be waiting to take you safely to the Summer Camp residence to unpack and settle in!
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Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.