Tuesday 8th August – Excursion day & Music Video
Saturday 5th October – International Day, Boys v Girls, Dine Out
It has been a beautiful sunny day here in Verbier and another exciting day for our campers. We began with languages before having an International feast to celebrate having lots of different nationalities here. Everyone enjoyed lots of food from all over the world! This afternoon in our groups we made presentations about the countries we are from so we could share with others the different cultures, and funny facts! It was really interesting and everyone got involved which was great to see.
This evening our Discovery group had a scavenger hunt around the grounds finding different objects and photos which was amazing and very competitive. The Explorers had a Boys v Girls game show with lots of different challenges and games to complete with both teams performing brilliantly! The Pioneers spent the evening dining out in town at the local Italian restaurant which was nice and chilled with some tasty food. It has been a wonderful day and we are all looking forward to tomorrow.
July 31st – Mountain Biking, Trotinetting, Rock Climbing, The Cube & La Fureur
It has been a fun active day for our campers today. We began with languages this morning where everyone is learning lots of new vocabulary and sentences and impressing their teachers.
This afternoon the discovery group had sports day where they enjoyed some mountain biking, tennis and football in Sembracher. The explorer group spent the day mountain biking and trotinetting up the mountain which was a fantastic experience for them all! The pioneers headed to St Triphon to do some climbing which was great fun. They all progressed a lot and learnt some new things about knots and belaying.
This evening our groups took part in different game shows, a music quiz, and the cube which tested their speed, reactions and memory!
Sunday 23rd July – Mt Fort visit, mountain biking & climbing
July 7th 2017 – Lake day, bridge swinging and prize giving!
Saturday 1st July – International Day & Music Video
Monday 26th June – Sports Day, Lake Day, Ropes Course, Games Night
A super busy first day for all our campers here but a really exciting one as well! This morning started with languages for our students, they met their new groups and their teachers before beginning the lesson.
This afternoon the discovery group had sports day which involved lots of games such as
The explorers drove down to the lake to take part in some water sports. They got to try banana boating, paddleboarding, kayaking and enjoyed chilling out by the lake
The pioneers went to Sion ropes course this afternoon and tried lots of different routes some extremely challenging. They had a great time swinging around and zip wiring through the trees!
Tonight the discoveries took part in Boys v Girls game show with lots of challenges, the explorers enjoyed a loud and competitive music quiz and the Pioneers joined in the Cube game show to test their skills and reactions.
Sunday 25th – Arrival day, verbier hunt, team building games
It has been a very busy day on camp with all our staff welcoming the new arrivals. It is great to see children from all over the world here and everyone is starting to mix really well which is good. We played lots of games throughout the day and then visited verbier village this afternoon. On the way round the groups filled in a quiz to learn a bit more about Verbier itself.
This evening we did lots of team building exercises and games to get to know each other which was lots of fun! It was a chance to learn names, have a laugh and have a run around.
Everyone is now in bed getting some rest for tomorrows activities!
Friday 23rd June – Lake day, Bridge Swing, Prize Giving
It is our final day here for the majority of our campers and it has been an excellent day all round. The discoveries and explorers all went down to the lake to do some watersports such as banana boating, paddleboarding and kayaking which was super fun. They also played lots of games and enjoyed eating ice creams in the sun.
The pioneers had a brilliant time bridge swinging flying through the air. It was great to see them all challenge themselves and try something new. After that they all battled each other at laser tag running around trying to shoot the opposite team.
Tonight we had prize giving to celebrate an end to such a fantastic two weeks with our fabulous campers. We awarded prizes for tidy room, a mixture of games, special awards and finally our star campers of the session. It will be sad to see them leave and we hope to see them again next year!
Monday 19th – Optional activities & clubs night
Another fantastic day here with all our campers here in Verbier. Everyday they have so much energy and enthusiasm which is great to see. This morning we had optional activities such as arts & crafts, cooking, leadership, etiquette, first aid, career advice & mountain fitness. Each group got really into it and took a lot from the sessions such as teamwork, communication, life saving skills, manners and creativity.
This afternoon we had some golf lessons, tennis lessons and horse riding for those taking the courses. Similar to yesterday they were all ready to go and learn some new skills and techniques. Some campers chose to hang out and chill, play games or walked into the village to grab and ice cream and some snacks.
This evening we had clubs night where everyone got to choose their own activity to join in with. We had a football tournament, some volleyball and basketball drills to practice before a little match, a design and build competition and a journalism club. All of them were very successful
Sunday 18th June – Hiking, orienteering, mountain biking, music video
Today has been a super active day for all our campers here in Verbier. This morning our youngest group the discoveries had a sports day which involved some golf, tennis and mountain biking. They all did really well and had loads of fun trying new and different activities.
The explorers went on a hike and also learn’t some orienteering skills. The weather was very warm today so they also did brilliantly in the conditions. Some of our campers had their optional activities of horse riding and tennis today as well. The progression is amazing and they are having a really nice time with their instructors.
The pioneers had the opportunity to do some mountain biking as well as trotinetting up in Verbier from Ruinette all the way down to Medran. It was a difficult route but they all did a great job and stuck together helping each other out. To cool off after they had an ice cream break in the sunshine!
We had some well deserved free time this afternoon relaxing, playing games and having a catch up with their parents. Tonight we had music video which was super fun. In groups they had to create their own choreography to a piece of music in fancy dress. Once we have put the video together we will watch the final piece at prize giving!
It has been an excellent day here with us all celebrating international day in style. In the morning our campers enjoyed their language lessons and they are all doing brilliantly. They helped with an environmental mountain clean up and managed to collect a lot of rubbish. Some of our students had the fantastic opportunity to try paragliding and had a great experience.
For lunch we had a buffet with food from all over the world which was delicious. Afterwards they made their own presentations in groups about their home countries to show everyone else. They got really into it and researched lots of new interesting facts. This afternoon we celebrated India’s Holi colour festival with lots of coloured powder, water fights and games.
Tonight we have a music quiz for the older groups and postcards home for the younger campers. It has been a brilliantly day and we are all looking forward to tomorrow.
Monday 13th July – Careers Day, Mountain Hike, Clubs
Every sessions we offer a one day leadership training course. The course is run by highly professional experts who developed a unique and fun-based approach. Our campers that attended the course today gained valuable practical skills, such as goal setting, presentation skills, group dynamics and the essence of time management, which was discussed and experienced through interactive presentations, great role-plays and exciting fun-filled games. Based on an interactive method, the students discovered their talents, interests and management styles and learned how to apply these elements in their future goals. Each student received a motivation profile and his personal talent definition.
The campers that did not participate in the leadership course enjoyed a beautiful hike up on the mountain. They started from the top of the Carrefour hiked all the way up to the Baratan mountain hut for lunch and the walked down to the village passing through the Savoyleres tunnell and La Marlene. When they returned to campus had showers and ate dinner they joined various clubs such as dancing, cooking and Hollywood.
Please check our Facebook page for photos from the daily activities.
Monday 15th June – Session 1&2 – Career Day
Today the explorer campers had the chance to participate in a one day leadership training course. The course was run by highly professional experts who developed a unique and fun-based approach. Our campers gained valuable practical skills, such as goal setting, presentation skills, group dynamics and the essence of time management, which was discussed and experienced through interactive presentations, great role-plays and exciting fun-filled games.
The pioneers participated in a one-day career orientation workshop. Based on an interactive method, the students discovered their talents, interests and management styles and learned how to apply these elements in their professional orientation. Each student received a motivation profile and his personal talent definition.
The campers that did not participate in these two workshops enjoyed a beautiful hike up on the mountain and upon their return joined various clubs such as photography, cooking and build and design.
Rock climbing, mini golf, tennis, swimming, golf and mountain biking were all done today!
Today we had all groups in their language lessons first thing. They used this time to prepare their international presentations. After lunch they all took turns presenting facts about their country’s to the other campers. Then they broke up into the three groups for the afternoons activities.
Discovery – This afternoon the discovery kids had a sports day where the went to the outdoor pool and played beach volleyball
Explorer – This afternoon the explorers went to play some mini golf
Pioneers – After their presentations the pioneers went to do some rock climbing
All the groups went up to le Hattay. This is a BBQ spot we use halfway up the mountain in the forest. They had a nice BBQ our chefs provided and a lovely walk back as the sun set.