Les Elfes International Summer and Winter Camps are located in Verbier, a cosmopolitan resort, in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The area provides all kinds of summer sports such as horseback riding, golf, swimming, tennis, paragliding, a ropes course and mountain bike treks. Also near Les Elfes is a sports centre with an Olympic-size swimming pool, ice skating rink, tennis and squash courts.
The summer camp experiences are organized in 2 to 4 weeks sessions. Upon arrival, each camper is introduced to the camp and shown the town as well as all the sports installations. In the winter Verbier offers more than 450 kms of connected ski runs, with more than 100 ultra-modern lifts.
Sports, culture and activities: The camp is mainly focused on outdoor sports activities, but to complete the programs the children have the opportunity to discover sites outside and to go on day excursions to cities such as Lausanne, Bern, Geneva, Montreux…during the cultural activities.
To enrich the personal development of the students, Leadership Training, Career Orientation, Etiquette and Online Awareness Programs are offered to supplement the sporting and cultural activities.
The international summer camp is extremely varied with many activities perfectly adapted to the skills of each camper. Sports include football, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, water skiing, water tubing, hiking, mountain biking, arts and crafts, yoga, ice-skating, horseback riding, golfing and more.
Language study: The language program includes 8 hours per week of language courses (French, English, German and Spanish), with the option to expand to 15 hours per week with intensive courses or private 1:1 lessons. Also during their stay the youngsters have the opportunity to practice the languages with their friends.
All Les Elfes’ staff are young, enthusiastic, university graduates who are motivated and used to working with children.
Accommodation: Students live in our two beautiful Swiss style chalets purpose built to accommodate children and teenagers and offer all sorts of comforts. Both chalets are located in green and calm surroundings and are only 5 minutes away from the centre of Verbier.
All facilities are available at the chalets, fully equipped with professional kitchens, vast and sunny dining rooms, fire places, classrooms, a conference room, a library, a game hall and more. Campers live in rooms with 2 to 4 beds, private closets and bathroom. Maid service is provided daily. The menus are well balanced and adapted to the youngster’s needs and activities. As safety is our main concern the staff to camper ratio at Les Elfes is very high at 1:7.
For a wonderful stay and a lot of fun, come and see us at Les Elfes. We look forward to welcoming you!