4-6 years old
Weekly hours: 20
Discover the wonders of becoming a global citizen this summer with our Minnows Kids Program in Switzerland! Tailored for young, enthusiastic learners, this program offers an immersive experience in a dynamic, interactive classroom setting, fostering a close-knit community of diverse students.
Ideal for children who thrive in group environments, the Minnows Program promises an unforgettable summer of learning and growth. Please note that our facilities are not designed for children with special needs requiring individualized attention.
Join us for an extraordinary journey of language and discovery!
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Campus located on the Collina d’Oro in Montagnola, overlooking Lugano, amidst Swiss mountains and Lake Lugano.
The program is held in our beautiful Early Childhood Center, Al Focolare. Just 200 meters down the hill from the main school campus, Al Focolare is a spacious and inviting location for learning.
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.
Standard Day program Monday–Friday from 8:45 to 15:00
Extended Day program Monday–Friday from 8:45 to 17:30, very active with walks, trips, and science projects
Choose between English, French, or Italian as main language course, take part in STEAM, arts, music and dance
Take nature walks and explore our beautiful surroundings
Explore Ticino on day-trips and cultural visits including museums, falconry, and organic farms
Day student fees include tuition, books, daily excursions, and meals.
Kids have the opportunity to attend as either a Standard Day or Extended Day student:
EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM
Fees do not include personal spending, uncovered medical and accident expenses, or personal travel costs.
Pocket Money Advice: You can bring cash on arrival or send via credit card or bank transfer. CHF 40–50 per week for children up to 10 years old is recommended.
Health and Accident Insurance:
Must have their own insurance or apply for Health and Accident Insurance if non-Swiss residents.
Unlimited coverage, no deductibles, applicable only for illnesses developed during the session.
Dental and eye care are not included.
On-site Health Center with three nurses offering 24/7 care.
Close proximity to Civico Hospital for emergency care.
Communication required for any concerns about over-the-counter medications.
Health and Accident Insurance mandatory for boarding students; non-residents can apply for "Health and Accident Insurance Plan".
Day students need their own insurance or can apply for "Health and Accident Insurance Plan" if non-Swiss residents, with unlimited coverage but excluding dental and eye care.
Watch the video to have a sneak peek for your child’s adventures!
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 - Extended Day Camp
June - Standard Day Camp
July - Standard Day Camp
July - Extended Day Camp
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Are you ready to embark? Here's what you will do:
Pay the camp deposit
You will receive a payment confirmation and the Enrolment Form in your email
Fill Enrolment Form as soon as possible
Await Booking Confirmation letter and pay the remaining balance. Confirmation can take up to 7 days. Do not book flights until this step
Our Admissions Team will contact you to coordinate airport pickup and dropoff for safe arrival and departure
And you are all set! Prepare for an unforgettable summer camp experience with Best Parents!