21,08.2019

The rain abated, the clouds parted and Verbier was bathed in sunshine once more. The Discovery group had wonderful day learning to ride bikes through obstical courses, around the fields behiend Les Elfes and through the town of Verbier to get some ice cream which was enjoyed by all. Tennis and touch Rugby were also…

Excursion and Carnival- 20th Aug

Today all the campers left Verbier and went on different excursions. The Discoveries went to the Charlie Chaplin Museum, followed by a tour round Chillon Castle. They learnt all kinds of things about the famous comedian and the life he lived. They then had great fun trying to find all the dragons, hidden round the…

Sports Day- 19th Aug

Today the campers started with languages, followed by all kinds of different sports. The Discoveries went on a nature walk, where they found out about all kinds of different plants and bugs that they saw. They started off up the mountain and then walked along and back down to Les Elfes. The weather wasn’t particularly…

International Day – August 17th.

Today, campers started the day like usual with either intensive or conversational langugage classes, and optional sports for those who had them. In the afternoon, campers celebrated an international themed day, most making presentations about their home country, whilst older campers cooked traditional home foods. This evening, Discovery went on a nature walk in the…

Excursion Day – 16th August.

On Excursion Day, campers got to visit many amazing and interesting places. Discovery visted the Gruyere cheese factory and the Callier Chocolate factory, as well as enjoying a visit in and round Gruyere Castle. Explorers visited the Olympic Museum in Lausanne whilst Pioneers visited the Charlie Chaplin Museum in Vevey. Returning campers got the additional…

Optional Courses Day – Thursday 15th.

Today, campers took part in their choice of course, watch making in Geneva, cooking at Mountain Tyme in Verbier, arts and theatre on camp, etiquette at the W hotel, leadership on camp or mountain fitness up on the mountain. After a fun-filled day participating in their courses, campers went to their language classes before some…

Camping Trip continued.. – Wednesday 14th.

Today was the final day of camping before campers returned to Les Elfes main campus. Discoveries enjoyed a morning at the Crans Montana Ropes Course and an afternoon at the Lake before returning to Les Elfes for a chilled PJ Party with a movie and popcorn before bed. Explorers partook in a nature walk and…

Camping Trip – Tuesday 12th

Yesterday was the first day of our campers one night camping trip. After a morning of conversational or intensive languages and optional sports, campers set of to their camping destination. The Discovery Group went to the Crans Montana Campus for their camping trip. Campers enjoyed a campfire with marshmellows and smores after an afternoon of…

Departure day! Saturday 10th.

Today we saw the departure of lots of campers, which is always a hard day, seeing so many lovely students from the last two weeks head back home to their various countries. However was lovely to see this session so many friendships that have been made and also so many students wanting to return the…

Final day of Session 4!

It was a glorious final day, the sun shone bright and all the kids were in high spirits! The Discoverys and Explorers had lake day, so they went to Lac Leman (lake Geneva) and participated in all sorts of activities. They got to go banana boating, tubing, paddle boarding and got to go on the…