Exiting morning today as the students gathered together and moved onto the slopes. the weather today has been brilliant, non stop sunshine. Later, the skiing/snowboarding groups returned for some relaxing hot chocolate and snacks, followed by sign up for the afternoon activities, Swimming, Shopping and staying at Les Elfes. For the evening activity the students participated in La Furuer, a music based game, involving plenty of singing, dancing and entertainment.
Pretty busy day at Les Elfes today… many arrivals this morning. The morning was filled with checking in, clothes fit and a tour around Verbier. After everybody had been explained the rules, had lunch and got unpacked it was time to sign up for optional activities, the activities continued until 1900 due to dinner. After having a very filling dinner the students had time to relax, get to know each other a little, then headed downstairs to the cinema room to watch a movie.
With the snowfall continuing throughout the night and more this morning, it made some beautiful views. The skiing and snowboarding fantastic, with plenty of powder left and the piste, prefect for learning on. The groups spent most of the day up in the mountains. After sign up and snacks, some went shopping, some went to languages while others used their spare time well and began packing for the departure from Les Elfes the next morning. Later that evening, after dinner, everybody gathered together for prize giving, presentation and slide show, showing the photos taken during the week, giving out certificates for skiing and snowboarding and awarding students prizes that excelled during activities while at Les Elfes.
Plenty of snowfall over the past few days, giving the students the opportunity to learn to snowboard and ski in the fresh powder. After lunch the students returned to the slopes with great enthusiasm and confidence on their boards and skis. Later, everybody returned to Les Elfes for a relaxing hot chocolate and sign up for the afternoons activity. During the evening the students chose to have a board game night, playing chess and cards.