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Le Rosey Adventurous Mountaineering and Sailing Program in Gstaad

Dates and Tuition

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Weekly course hours – NA

Age Range - 12-16 yrs

Session DatesDuration
2 weeks

Le Rosey Excellence Summer Mountaineering and Sailing Camp offers adventurous summer for 12-16 year olds for this July.

From Swiss Alps to Mediterranean, The Best Summer Adventure Trail

Spare two weeks, one for mountains, one for sea. and join a small group of (10 motivated and adventurous) teenagers embarking on an unforgettable 2-week journey through the Swiss Alps and aboard a yacht in Mediterranean.

During the Mountain Week, under the guidance and responsibilities of a mountain-seasoned Le Rosey teacher, a professional mountain guide and a trained first-aider, cultural, historical and natural discoveries will be made besides outdoor activities.

During the offshore Sea Week, Le Rosey teacher along with the whole Ipharra Crew,; captain, mechanic, cook chef and steward, will let you set sail to the new adventure at Mediterranean.

This program offers you water and earth, bring your fire and air to complete 4 elements of adventurous summer.

Let’s Zoom into Le Rosey Excellence Summer Camp for Mountaineering and Sailing

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Discover trails in the Bernese and Wallis Alps, learn rock-climbing, cross obstacles, crevasses and glaciers. 

Work as part of a team while setting up and taking down a camp every day, and learn how to live in a community. Most nights are spent in mountain huts.

A unique opportunity to enjoy a superb adventure in the heart of the spectacular scenery of the Swiss Alps.

A-Hoy Captain!

After this exciting week in the mountains, you will then fly from Geneva to join our 102-foot Sailing Yacht, Ipharra, for a splendid cruise in the Mediterranean.

Learn the history of the islands you will visit.

Discover the beauty of natural sites, relax aboard Ipharra of course, enjoy water sports every day!

Get a chance to see first-hand how to handle a large yacht using both engine and sails; how to calculate routes using maps and electronic navigation equipment; appreciate the importance of teamwork and mutual respect.

The Ipharra Yacht at Mediterranean

Ipharra is a 34-metre catamaran sailboat built for offshore cruising. It is a secure, well-furnished, fast yacht which has 4 triple-berth cabins with bathrooms for the students and 3 cabins housing the 5 crew members.

Ipharra also has a classroom equipped with IT resources; a huge cockpit which serves as a dining room/meeting area and cinema; a reading room, and a flying deck used for marine observation, astronomy and sun bathing!

The yacht also has a dinghy used for exploration (Zodiac), a light Laser sailing boat used for sailing lessons; electric powered sea bobs (also used for exploration), snorkelling equipment, a kayak, water-skiing and wakeboarding equipment, not to mention all the usual modern security equipment - GSM and satellite communication and navigation systems.

Getting to Le Rosey Lake Geneva Campus

A Rosey desk is situated in the Arrivals area at Geneva Airport. Children traveling alone are met by our staff and driven to camp. Transfers to and from Le Rosey are included in the camp fee as long as they take place on the official dates of start and end of camp. Outside these dates, transport will be charged to the student ( around CHF 500 between Schonried Gstaad Mountain Campus and the Airport) It takes approximately two and half hours by car from airport to campus.

Fees include

  • Welcome at Geneva Airport and transfer to Schönried; overnight in Schönried.
  • All activities, accommodation, material and meals during the mountain week.
  • Flight at the end of the Mountain week and transfer to Ipharra.
  • All activities, lessons, material, excursions, accommodation and meals on board Ipharra.
  • Flight back to Geneva at the end of the Sea week.

Session Dates

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.

Excellence Camp at ...7/2/20237/16/20232 weeksCHF 16,000.00
Excellence Camp at Le Rosey Standard 2 Weeks
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/16/2023
Duration2 weeks
PriceCHF 16,000.00
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