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Rolle, Switzerland

World-Class Classic Program for Teens at the Lake Geneva Campus in Switzerland

age icon 8-15 years old

time icon 4 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 13

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Discover an extraordinary summer experience at our unique generalist camp, tailored for adventurous students seeking to specialize and broaden their horizons.

  • Choose your passion in the morning at our specialized Academy, where you can delve into your favorite sports or arts.
  • The afternoons are filled with a diverse range of over 30 activities, offering a perfect blend of what you love and new experiences to explore.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of weekend excursions and lively evening entertainment.
  • Join a dynamic community of 300 peers from 50 different countries, creating an unforgettable, culturally-rich summer.

This program is an ideal opportunity for students eager to expand their skills, make lasting friendships, and experience a world of diversity and excitement.


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location

  • Located in Rolle, 30km from Geneva city.

  • Main campus for boys and La Combe campus for girls, spread over 30 hectares.

  • Established in 1880 in a chateau with an extensive estate.

  • Original building dates back to the 14th century, was a medieval castle, renovated in the 20th century.

  • Facilities include a cooking lab, visual arts and photography rooms, theatre, and music studios.

  • Features a 900-seat concert hall at the center of the building.

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  • Full board and accommodation in a twin-bed room (or, at certain camps or special activities, in tents or mountain refuges), according to age.

  • Provision of bed linen and towels.

  • Full laundry service (dry cleaning is not provided during the camps).

  • Classes, sports, arts and activities offered within the program, including associated coaching and material. Evening activities.

  • Excursions, cruises and weekend activities.

  • Emergency expenses insurance for accidents and illnesses included in camp price. Acts as travel insurance, covering medical emergencies from illness or accident. Insurance activates if child’s home country insurance doesn't cover costs abroad or if no health/accident insurance exists. Provider contacts child's health insurance if available.

  • Personal liability insurance, and local taxes.

  • Transport to and from Geneva Airport on the official days of arrival and departure.

activities

  • Choose 7 activities: Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Ceramics, Cooking, Creative Arts, Digital Photography, Fitness Training, Football, Frisbee, Golf (practice only), Horse-Riding, Indoor Climbing, Nautical Sports (Sailing, Stand-up-Paddling), Padel, Pool Activities (Swimming, Water Games), Robotics, Rugby, Self-Defence, Singing, Street Dance, Table Tennis, Tennis, Uni-Hockey, Wake-Boarding, Wake-Surfing, Water-Skiing, Web Design, Yoga, Zumba.
  • Evening activities: Inter-team competitions, discos, BBQs, movie nights, karaoke, students vs teachers competitions, s'mores around the fire, entertainment by buildings, Swiss-themed dinner.

accommodations

  • Separate sleeping buildings for boys and girls; sports and activities are mixed.

  • Rolle campus has Juniors (until age 12) and Seniors (13+), with different bedtimes, activities, and buildings.

  • Youngest students may be in a co-ed building, segregated by floors.

  • Teacher to student ratio is 1:4.

  • Spacious rooms with ensuite bathrooms; no single or triple rooms.

  • Each student gets a mini-safe; bedding and towels provided.

  • Roommates assigned for cultural exchange, with two different nationalities per room.

  • There is no air conditioning in the rooms. Fans, however, are available in case of a heat wave. 

  • Wi-Fi available, subject to Camp Director's rules.

  • Laundry service provided: collected, washed, ironed, and returned. Staff labels laundry on arrival.

  • Internationally inspired meals, buffet-style, prepared by in-house chefs.

  • Attendance at all meals compulsory; tables shared with teachers.

  • Food allergies must be indicated in the health questionnaire.

  • Pork-containing meals are indicated; vegetarian options available.

  • Unable to provide Kosher, Halal, or vegan meals.

  • Birthdays are celebrated with special attention and organization of cakes and balloons for the occasion.

School Facilities

  • Bedrooms (2 beds) with ensuite bathrooms

  • 53 classrooms

  • 48 apartments for teachers living in the boarding houses

  • Theatre

  • 2 gymnasia

  • 4 specially-equipped sports rooms: 2 fitness rooms, 1 martial arts and 1 dance studio

  • 3 dining rooms

  • 2 cafeterias

  • An industrial laundry (providing laundry services for both bed linen and personal laundry)

  • 2 professional kitchens

  • A graphic arts studio

  • 12 tennis courts

  • 1 synthetic rugby field, 1 synthetic football field, 1 outdoor basketball field

  • Beach volleyball and beach football courts

  • 2 outdoor pools and 1 indoor pool

Off campus facilities:

  • A private equestrian center housing 30 horses, 1 indoor riding school, 1 dressage area

  • A private nautical center equipped with 10 dinghies, 3 motor-boats, 3 yawls and a 38-foot yacht

  • Ipharra, a 102-foot catamaran sailing yacht.

  • Useage of a local 18-hole golf course with driving range, and a karting track situated nearby.

excursions

  • Saturday morning: Two periods of Academy activities.
  • Weekend excursions: Karting, laser tag, jump park, water sports at nautical centre.
  • Off-campus activities available on weekends.

transportation

  • Transfers from Geneva International Airport to camp are included in the camp fee on official start and end dates.

  • Approx 9 am to 4 pm (arrival at airpot)

  • Staff meets children traveling alone at Geneva Airport and drives them to camp.

  • Parents must arrange transfers if traveling outside official camp dates.

  • We do not provide transportation from/to Zürich Airport or any train station.

  • Children traveling alone are accompanied to Geneva Airport on official departure dates.

  • Unaccompanied Minor (UM) service requests must be reserved and paid to the airline before camp starts.

  • If you are travelling with your child, we are unable to offer you transportation. The campus is easily accessible by car or train (30 minutes to Rolle).

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Academies for All Ages:

  • Language (English or French): Classes of 12 students by level, not suitable for native speakers. Two 75-minute periods daily.
  • Multisports: Practice various individual and team sports, limited to 45 students.
  • Visual Arts: Develop artistic skills using new machinery, techniques, and media, limited to 20 students.

Academies for Students 13 Years and Older:

  • Culinary Arts: Build good eating habits, culinary skills, and learn recipes, limited to 12 students.
  • Digital Creativity: Learn digital skills including photography, video editing, and 3D animation, limited to 12 students.
  • Leadership: Workshops in self-defence, public speaking, and critical thinking, limited to 30 students. Requires English proficiency (CEFR B1/IELTS 4.0-5.0/TOEFL 42-71).
  • Tech: Modules in coding, robotics, and 3D design, limited to 15 students.

Additional Activities:

  • Off-campus experiences in the Swiss Alps, cultural institutions, and water sports on the lake.

Children with visiting parents can leave after Saturday morning lessons and return before Sunday dinner.

extras

  • Outside camp dates, airport transfers are provided by a camp driver or by a local taxi company the cost for which is approximately CHF 500.-. This service is not included in the camp fees and will be deducted from your child’s pocket money.

Pocket Money:

  • Suggested pocket money amount included in post-registration invoice.

  • Children can withdraw pocket money 2-3 times a week.

  • Pocket money mainly for buying snacks; no credit card system on campus.

  • Remaining balance returned to child upon departure.

security

  • Teachers live with students, ensuring well-being and safety, and assist with morning routines.


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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.

July - Boarding

Start 7/8/2024
End 8/2/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price CHF 15,600

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