Today our happy campers went skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or to the spa for the day. This evening we have some students staying in a mountain hut at 2700 meters high, they will wake up early to watch the sunrise together.
Today is the last day skiing for some. This evening we have prize giving and we will find out who won the race! Who will be our start campers and who wont the tidy room competition!
Today is the ski race and BBQ. Its beautiful weather for it so we cant wait to see who wins. Our students have been preparing the whole week for this and they have improved so much, lets see who wins!?
Mid week and our students have headed off to their excursion day. We offered France Chamonix or Chocolate & Cheese Factory. Others decided to ski today to get that extra practice in for the race day tomorrow.
Third day of skiing today and our students are really improving their ski / snowboard levels. We have had some beautiful weather this week, sun sun sun!
A great start to the new years, our students are keen to get stuck in and try their hardest with skiing and snowboarding. This evening we will play some team games to ensure the students are comfortable with each other and to help build those very important relationships.
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 following year.
We wish you a great arrival to home, enjoying with all your family and having lots of fun the rest of the summer. We will miss you and we hope to see you again in our camp!
On the other side, we were so happy to recive some new arrivals, 15 Ideas kids that came from China this morning after a very long flight and also 2 individuals that arrived in the afternoon. They played the Verbier Hunt this afternoon to have a first contact with the town and have fun at the same time. For the existing kids that stay longer, they played tennis and did rock climbing at the Sport Center and they had free time to do some shopping in the village.
After dinner we all watched a film in the cinema room, to chill, relax and get ready for tomorrow, a day full of activities and new arrivals that we want to welcome.
Today, our students were all excited for gain more experiences skiing they leaped out of bed and were on the slopes in no time at all.
After a great lunch on the moutain and a sunny afternoon on the slopes, they headed back to the camp and ate some delicious snacks and hot chocolate.
As “après-ski” activities, our students had the choice between different funny activities or the went to language lessons.
In the evening, they all enjoyed some team games at the Sports Center!
The kids were eager to get on the slopes before it all melts in this warm spring. It was a sunny day with great visibility, so improvements in technique could still be made with their fantastic instructors!
Once they came back from their lessons, they chose between do some shopping at the village, do rock climbing at the Sport Center or stay at the campus relaxing and playing boardgames. Another group went to study languages during the afternoon.
After a dinner of delicious rice, veggies and turkey, some of them got their jackets on and went on a torchlight walk up the mountain. Those who stayed at camp watched a movie until it was time for bed.
This morning was a lot brighter and the children had loads of fun skiing and snowboarding through heaps of powder and learning how to parallel turn.
This afternoon back at camp there were plenty of activitities on offer, including shopping, playing games and snowman building. Some of the students had languages in the village.
Tonight after a delicious dinner the children had the option to either sledge or take part in our casino night which involved a friendly game of poker, uno, jungle speed and cards.
Another sunny day in Verbier.
Today, a big sunshine woke up our students. They had a nice breakfast, got dressed and were very eager to ski.
After a nice lunch on the moutain and a great afternoon skiing, they came back on camp and had a nice snack.
In the afternoon, they had the choice between sledging, arts and crafts and village shopping
And the evening activity was Sport Center!!!!!!
Today was the arrival of our individuals on camp, we also had a couple of individuals that are staying with us for another week of skiing which is really lovely to see. The weather this week is meant to bring us lots of snow in Verbier which will be amazing. The individuals that stayed on camp went skiing/snowboarding and the new arrivals prepared themselves for the fun filled week ahead….
Everyone on camp woke up to a beautiful blue sky in Verbier and the smell of bacon, eggs and pancakes cooking. After a scrummy breakfast all the children were downstairs ready to ski and snowboard, eager to show their instructors what they are made of! This morning the beginner students learnt all the basic skills to become great skiers and snowboarders like learning to turn and stop whereas our experienced individuals explored the mountain and jumped straight into parallel turns. This afternoon language classes kicked off whilst others ventured into town or chilled out at camp. Tonight we had an exciting evening at the sports centre playing loads of games and getting a little bit competitive!!
We have been blessed with another beautifully sunny day here in Verbier. For those already on camp, it was another great day of skiing, and another tasty lunch on the mountain. After skiing, as the skiers came back and got ready for activities at the main campus, another school arrived at Medran to begin their Verbier adventure. The students who had just arrived unpacked, and had dinner at Medran Campus, whilst the others stayed at the main campus for their dinner. This evening we went to the sport centre for games and activities.
This morning we had some extremely early departures and it was sad to see the students go. However, we were very excited to meet the new children and welcome them to our camp. After a quick ski fit the children were off into town to explore the shops and local area. Back at camp we played games and went snowman building! Tonight, after a delicious dinner some children watch a film whilst others continued to play games and get to know each other.
Today Verbier finally saw clouds again, but that didn’t deter us from another fun-filled day in the mountains. This morning we had a ski race, followed by a tasty lunch on the mountain and another afternoon skiing. This afternoon we had our weekly prizegiving, awarding students with prizes and medals for all their hard work and achievements throughout their stay. This evening, we joined Perin and Le Chable Campuses for a fun night dancing away at the Disco!
Today was a beautiful sunny day, perfect for a trip to Italy for some, and a ski and snowboard day for others! This evening, some of the students dined out in Verbier Village in one of the many lovely restaurants we have here, for a tasty treat.
Another very snowy day here in the mountains! But, that didn’t deter the students or instructors. After a tasty breakfast of pankcakes, bacon and eggs, we went up to the slopes for a fun morning of skii races! After a lunch on the mountains, we continued the day skiing until it was time to come down, warm up with a hot chocolate and get ready for languages or flexi-time. Some children even decided to have a go at ice skating which was super fun! This evening, we joined the main campus groups after dinner at the Disco. It was good and everyone danced the night away!
Today, the snow began to fall here in Verbier as begun a full day of skiing and snowboarding. After wrapping up warm and eating a good, big breakfast, we headed up the slopes. Although cold up on the mountain, we enjoyed an active and fun day with our instructors and friends. Later on in the afternoon, we attended our language classes before rewarding ourselves with a tasty dinner at camp. In the evening, we had lots of fun playing different sports and activities in the sport centre.
Yet again everyone was awake early and tucking into breakfast, enjoying the chocolate croissants, bacon and eggs and cereal. It’s also another bright sunny day outside meaning the conditions are ideal for our beginners. Some were back at the beginners slope this morning, hoping that after lunch they may be able to progress up the mountain. Their achievements and stories have been great to hear when they returned back to camp. Out intermediate and advanced groups ventured to a different part of the mountain today to explore new, challenging runs. They all had great fun. Flexi time back at camp included games of uno and cards, whilst some took a walk into the town. After languages we all sat down for dinner which was followed by much more fun at the sports centre doing Rock Climbing or at Medran Slope doing sledging. It’s been an exciting, full on day so off to bed we go!!
Over in main camp, students were eager to begin activities after a action packed first day of skiing. On arrival back to camp they were able to recharge their energy with a delicious snack of jam filled doughnuts and a cup of hot chocolate to help warm up. They had the possibilities of ice skating or a range of team games in the sports centre which they all enjoyed thoroughly. We all headed back to camp for dinner and closed out the night with a couple of games bringing out bursts of laughter and joy from everyone involved.
Snow has begun to fall here in Verbier so the skiing conditions were excellent and all the children were excited to get out on the slopes. Lots of groups have progressed up the mountain today which is great news and a real challenge to set their minds on. This afternoon a few children opted to go Rock Climbing in their free time whilst others chilled out at camp or wandered in to town for some shopping and dinner. Tonight after a lovely meal everyone took part in some fun and games at the sports centre, including Football, Basketball and Hockey!!