International Summer Camp in Switzerland - July 1st to August 12th 2018

Summer program 2018 for boys and girls ages 6 to 17 includes:
French, English & German
2 to 6-week courses between July 1st and August 12th 2008. An active and cooperative learning approach. Grammar and vocabulary are practiced in the context, oral communication is carried out through practical activities (music, theater).
DELF & Cambridge certifications
Exam sessions 19/20 July 2018. Prepare and sit the French DELF or the Cambridge English exams. Two language diplomas “for life” that assess communication skills in real situations.
Intensive SAT prep camp
2 sessions (01.07-14.07 and 29.07-14.08) to build the most convincing US college application possible. Learn how to ace your SAT and how to write powerful personal essays. Activities, excursions, fitness parcours and mindfullness.
Inventors for a better world
2-week program from July 22th to August 5th 2018. In a scientific and entrepreneurial spirit, students ages 14-17 engage in hands-on Science & Robotics to explore how simple innovation ideas can help make a “ better world”. Bilingual French/English.
Thabo basketball training camp
1 week of basketball (16/7-21/7) + 1 week of language camp with activities. Experience basketball at its best with NBA star Thabo Sefolosha (Utah Jazz). A unique learning basketball experience.
Juventus Soccer Academy
1 week of soccer (16/7-21/7) + 1 week of language camp with activities. An intensive and fun learning soccer opportunity combined with language courses and numerous fun activities and excursions. 
  • Ages: Juniors (7 to 10) Teens (11 to 17)
  • Dates: 2 to 6-week sessions from July 1st to August 12th 2018
  • All inclusive fees*
    • CHF 4’400.- (3 weeks)
    • CHF 3’300.- (2 weeks)
    • CHF 5’500.- (4 weeks)
    • CHF 6’600.- (5 weeks)
    • CHF 7’700.- (6 weeks)
  • Activities
    • Team sports & games
    • Archery, water sports and climbing
    • art & crafts, cooking classes
    • Circus skills, ballroom dancing
    • Cultural visits, Europa-Park
    • Mountain adventures
    • Nature walks & picnics
Chantemerle school is a private boarding school for students ages 6 to 18. The school is beautifully located at about 100 km from Geneva airport, overlooking Lake Leman and the Swiss Alps. Over the years, Chantemerle has acquired an international reputation for academic excellence and its personalized family environment.
Sports and nature
After class activities are numerous and include team sports (football, basketball and volleyball), tennis, fitness circuits, indoor climbing and archery, water sports on the Gruyère lake (kayaking, SUP). One of the highlights of our summer is our Adventure day with an overnight stay in the Swiss mountains “under the star” or in a group accommodation. It is a unique outdoor experience combining mountain hikes, developing knowledge and understanding of the nature and the Swiss alps.
Arts & crafts, performing arts
Monday and Friday afternoon are dedicated to various arts & crafts, painting, cooking and chocolate workshops, costume design workshops, photo and video workshops. “Chantemerle got talent” is one of the great traditions of the Summer camps of Chantemerle. On the program: songwriting and singing, ballroom dancing, juggling, balance, games, theater play, human pyramids, preparation of the Friday show (paintings, make-up, costumes, photo / film). Professionals circus and performing arts teachers (singing, theater and music) are on board to animate these workshops.
Cultural visits and excursions
Chantemerle is fortunate to have its own buses and drivers and can offer a rich program of visits and excursions to discover Switzerland in all its forms: Basel (Switzerland’s cultural heart), Geneva (the city of international organizations), Bern (the capital with its bears and its Paul Klee museum), Lausanne (the Olympic museum, the Brut art museum and its old town), Vevey, the town of Charlie Chaplin and its didactic museums (Chaplin’s world, Alimentarium and the Swiss Museum of Photography). Finally our great classics: boat trip on Lake Geneva, visit of the chocolate factory in Broc, Montreux Jazz festival, the salt mines of Bex.
2-day trip to Europa-Park
During the weeks 2, 4 and 6 of our Summer camp, all the students of Chantemerle leave for a 2 day excursion to Europa-Park in Germany with a visit to Basel, its museums and its zoo. Just a stone’s throw from Basel, Europa-Park is the largest seasonal leisure park in the world with more than 100 dream attractions, 10 European and eight thematic districts. Students camp on the site and spend the night in the TIPPIDORF, in comfortable cabins / cabins and return to Chantemerle after 48 hours of unforgettable moments.
A typical 2-week stay at Chantemerle : Summer camp 2018