Saturday 15th June (International Day)

Today was the first International Day of the les Elfes summer season 2013. Everybody on camp had the opportunity to experience the food from the various countries of origin of the students here at this week. In addition to this each student delivered a presentation including the national food, national dress and the languages spoken…

Friday 14th June (A busy day on the camp)

It was a busy day for everybody on the camp today… This morning in languages all of the students began preparing for the international day on camp tomorrow, creating posters and preparing presentations about their countries. After languages many of the students also managed to fit in some optional tennis and horse riding lessons before…

Thursday 13th June (A very busy, and very sunny day of camp!)

After a busy morning of languages, horse riding, golf and tennis the students had a chance to relax in the sun and enjoy their barbecue lunch before each group split off for the afternoon activities… For the Discovery group it was time to travel to Sambranche for some outdoor rock-climbing and sports. The group were…

12th June (Excursion Day)

Discovery – After breakfast the discovery group gathered their things and moved on to the first destination of the day Mills of Sarrayer, where being given a tour around the mill and how the water wheel works the saw to cut the wood. After the mill the students moved on to the St Bernard dog…

11th June (Hiking, Horse Riding Ropes course)

Upon arrival of the groups at Les Elfes the students stayed in their groups, Discovery group stayed at Les Elfes, some went to horse riding.  getting very good at riding, and others went to tennis. The Explorers – Some went to Horse riding and others went to tennis, the few that stayed got to know…

10th June (Mountain Sleepover)

Discovery – The morning consisted of packing for the two day excursion to Emosson,where they would be staying in a mountain chalet, with restaurant. After a delicious lunch at Les Elfes the monitors ensured they had all the necessary clothing and equipment, then got onto the bus for the journey to Emosson. On arrival the…

Sunday 9th June

Everybody awoke, got to know each other at breakfast and separated into their separate groups, Discovery, Explorers and Pioneers. Between the hours of 11 and 12, all students went to Languages. followed by lunch. Later the Discovery group enjoyed a good treasure hunt around the local town of Verbier, while the explorers enjoyed a trip…

Summer Session 1, Saturday 8th June

First day of summer, the weather was great, full sunshine all day. throughout the day the students arrived, some from all over the world. Having traveled all day the students were shown to their rooms, had some time to chill out and unpack, while being shown into their groups, age accordingly. Later in the evening…

Zermatt skiing day 4

This morning we all woke up to 40cm of snow in the village. It was delightful to see. We are all very lucky to experience this amazing site. The students progressed very quickly today and they all had a fantastic day. After a great day of skiing we went back to the hotel for a…

Skiing in Zermatt day 3

Today the weather was slightly different to the past two days, today was special. On the top of the mountain high above the clouds it was snowing hail stones. The students were amazed to be a part of this amazing sight. The students were so very excited  and proud as almost everyone made it to…