20th June (Milk Farm, Rock Climbing and Saxon)

Only intensive Languages today. Discovery – Today team discovery went on for a walk up the mountain to visit a working milk farm and learn how milk is properly produced. For some who have never seen cows this was a brand new experience for them, while others a good learning experience. Explorers – The Explorers…

19th June (Mountain orienteering, Lake Geneva and Disco)

The day began with languages. Discovery – discovery today participated in a a an exiting game, “escape from Les Elfes”, which included building cardboard boats, robots and tanks and a bit of role playing, after dinner they joined team explorers in a disco. Explorers – the explorers went orienteering today, learning useful information about the…

18th June (Verbier Olympics, Ropes course and Tapas Club)

The day began with all groups going to Languages in the morning and optional activities until lunch. Discovery – After lunch the discovery group had Arts, Crafts and dance club at Les Elfes, Before going to Tapas club and finishing their night with ice skating after having a BBQ dinner. Explorers – the explorer group…

17th June (Excursion Day)

After breakfast all groups were told what they would need for excursion and went to pack their bags. Discovery – Today the discovery group went to chateaux de chillion, took a tour around this fantastic castle, then had a picnic lunch outside by the lake side. Later the group had chance to go shopping before…

16th June (Labyrinth, Mountain bike and Orienteering)

Discovery – Today the discovery group went to the Labyrinth, enjoyed a hair raising trip around the maze, we saw great team work from the Discovery group and was very impressed. after free time and dinner the students relaxed some very very tired from the day and enjoyed games and finished their night off watching…

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…