For a better future
This is the one of the best and award winning skiing camps in Switzerland for teenagers and children. The students can learn and develop their skiing skills while they make lots of friend around the world. It is full board and day camp option is available.
Winter Camp at Verbier Campus *A team of fully-qualified and experienced instructors *Full day ski tuition *Small class sizes of 2–8 students per instructor *Language Courses included in the price
An opportunity to progress year-on-year with a clear structure for continued development
Award-winning skiing camp in Switzerland for teenagers and children
Language courses (8 periods/ week. Not compulsory. Instead of aprés-ski activities) French English Spanish German
Periods: Approximately 50 minutes
Full board and day camp options available
Shuttle pick up from Airport Included (8am- 5pm Arrivals)
Certificated levels with detailed criteria for assessment
Full program of après-ski and evening activities
Language Courses included in the price with an option to extend to Intensive language programs for an additional fee
Cultural Excursions in Switzerland, France and Italy to discover more of the Alps
Ski and snowboard lessons with experienced and qualified instructors
Small class sizes
A range of après-ski and evening activities
Accommodation in rooms of 4 beds with full board and drinks
Daily cleaning of the rooms by our cleaners, laundering of sheets once a week,
Ski pass, morning ski lessons and afternoon ski guiding with our ski teachers
Our two purpose-built wood and stone chalets follow the Swiss Alpine tradition and offer charm and comfort to our guests.
Both chalets are situated in green, peaceful surroundings and only five minutes from the center of Verbier. The girls and boys are separated in each of the two chalets, which are completely equipped for holiday camps :
A permanently staffed and welcoming reception hall
Large rooms with two to four beds and ensuite bathrooms
Two spacious, sunny dining room with an open-planned sitting room
Open fireplace leading onto a south-facing terrace with a barbecue
A library, games hall, cinema, music room ( or discothèque )
Conference rooms and internet room
Professionally equipped kitchens in both buildings
All equipment for indoor and outdoor games and sports: football field, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, golf putting/driving range, trampoline, pétanque area, and climbing walls.
Feast on hot, freshly prepared lunches right on the slopes
with our professional kitchen team serving meals from a
selection of private restaurants and dining rooms
on the mountain. After skiing our campers can relax with a
steaming hot chocolate and selection of après-ski snacks with
their instructors to finish a rewarding day of adventures.
Excursions and Trips
Each of our cultural excursion days is a little different during this unique international winter camp, with new options each year for those returning campers who are ready to experience a real international experience!
Whether it is souvenir shopping that interests you or the science exhibitions of CERN the options are endless. Here are some of our trips that you can look forward to during our international winter camp in Switzerland;
Sample some of the finest Swiss chocolates and cheeses at the factories in Gruyere, learn a little about global cooperation with a guided tour of the United Nations or Swiss Red Cross museum in Geneva, an interactive tour of the Olympic museum in Lausanne the home of the International Olympic Committee, walking inside a glacier at the nearby ice caves in Chamonix, visiting many of the beautiful castles in the area, experience the tranquility of the natural Bains de Lavey hot springs, take a stroll through the winding cobbled high streets of Zurich, see how some of the most exquisite and delicate watches in the world are built and many many more options.
Our winter camp trip to the Olympic Museum with its wealth of memories will keep your passion for the Olympics burning, followed by a walking tour in the old town to one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Europe.
Geneva With its humanitarian tradition and cosmopolitan flair, the European seat of the UNO and headquarters of the Red Cross is known as the “capital of peace”. Visit the old town, the heart of Geneva with its shopping and business quarter. No winter camp in Switzerland would be complete without this.
Bern The capital of Switzerland – the old town of Bern has been entered into the list of UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites. The Houses of Parliament (Bundeshaus) rise above the city just a stones throw away from the railway station. Bern and bears, the city’s heraldic beast, are inseparable. When visiting the city we will take a trip to the Bear Pits.
Gruyere The Gruyère region, with its rolling green landscape and peaks of the Fribourg Pre-Alps, is home to the world-famous Gruyère cheese. While visiting the famous cheese factory you will see how the tasty Gruyère cheese is made and the tour of culinary delights will be followed by a guided tour of the Cailler chocolate factory. You'll love this part of your winter camp experience.
Montreux Visit the town of Montreux that nestles in the shelter of Lake Geneva, surrounded by vineyards, with the breathtaking backdrop of the snow-covered Alps, followed by a visit to Château de Chillon.
France Get a taste of France with a visit to Evian and the famous water factory, with also a walk along the world-famous Lake Geneva.
Italy Discover the famous Italian city of Aosta, visit the old town and enjoy some Italian shopping.
Ski and Snowboard lessons Our lessons are split into morning and afternoon sessions. In the morning campers learn new skills and techniques with their instructor and after lunch their instructor guides them around the mountain so that they can practice and consolidate these new skills. Our groups are small with 2-8 students per instructor and our instructors are fully qualified and trained in partnership with Ecole Suisse de Ski Verbier, the offical Swiss ski school in Verbier.
*Language courses (8 periods/ weekly not compulsory). Instead of aprés-ski activities) French English Spanish German ** Periods: Approximately 50 minutes
07h30 Students are woken by Les Elfes monitors for Breakfast
08h45 Groups meet their ski guides outside to take the Les Elfes private buses to the lift station
09h00 – 12h00 Winter camp Ski & Snowboard sessions, learning new skills and practicing through a range of drills and activities or Intensive Language Lessons
12h00 – 12h45 Lunch on the Mountain in the winter camp private restaurant
12h45 – 15h45 Afternoon skiing & Snowboard session, practicing the skills learnt in the morning and enjoying the slopes with their groups
16h00 – 17h00 Hot Chocolate & Snacks, shower time & possibly even some marshmallows
17h00 – 19h00 Conversation Language Lessons or Optional Activities: swimming, visiting the town, relaxing at camp, snowman or igloo building, torchlight sledging, snowball fights or games at the winter camp.
19h00 – 20h00 Dinner at camp, perhaps Fondue Night, Peppered Beef Ragout with Rosti or Cheese burgers with Juan’s secret sauce. You will never want to go to a different winter camp!
20h00 Evening Activities: ice skating, disco night, torchlight walk, music quiz or the famous Les Elfes winter camp music video.
Type Price CHF
Rental of helmet (compulsory). / week 15.–
Purchase of equipment package
(goggles, gloves, hoodie and socks) 150.–
(Skis, bindings, ski-poles, and shoes). / week 125.–
(Snowboard, bindings and shoes). / week 140.–
Rental of ski clothes (jacket, pants). / week 108.–
Laundry of personal effect 60.–
Photo souvenir with logo 25.–
3-minute HD individual ski movie* 285.–
Registration fees Compulsory 150.–
Third party insurance Compulsory Included
Health insurance against accidents. / week Compulsory 120.–
Cancellation insurance / week Compulsory 50.–
Transport by private bus:
Geneva - Les Elfes, return ticket 170.–
Martigny - Les Elfes, return ticket 80.–
Transfer on other dates (one way) 150.–
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