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Le Rosey offers you 5 fantastic Summer Camps where you can have a memorable summer holiday in an international environment…

Le Rosey offers you 5 fantastic Summer Camps where you can have a memorable summer holiday in an international environment, an incredible choice of activities offered at Le Rosey, a community based upon Le Rosey’s values where students learn about themselves and how to better understand, respect and support each other, Optional English or French lessons at the students’ own level,

Two additional sports options: Real Madrid Foundation Clinic and Tony Parker Basketball Training by ASVEL, numerous excursions to discover Switzerland and learning autonomy away from home.

Summer Camp

Yes

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Campers age

7- 8 Years old
9-11 Years old
12 -16 Years old
17-19 Years old

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Stay Length

From 2 weeks upto 4 weeks

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Months

June – August

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S.NoTYPE OF CAMPLOCATIONDURATIONDATES (in 2017)AGEFEES
1Le Classique CampLake Geneva4 Weeks10 Jul till 4 Aug9-1612'700.- + 500.- pocket money
2Summer SchoolLake Geneva3 Weeks2 till 26 Aug9-169'700.- + 500.- pocket money
3SAT Prep CampLake Geneva4 Weeks 3 Weeks10 Jul till 4 Aug15-1818'700.- + 800.- pocket money
4My Family CampGstaad Mountain Campus3 Weeks (or 2 Weeks*)a) 17 Jun till 6 Jul b) 9 till 28 Jul c) 31 Jul till 19 Aug8-139'000.- + 400.- pocket money
5Excellence CampSwiss Alps & Mediterranean Sea2 Weeks9 till 23 Jul12-1615'500.- + 200.- pocket money

* The My Family Camp can be booked for 2 Weeks instead of 3. The fee for 2 Weeks will be 6’000.- + 400.- pocket money.

Le Classique

Known as well as “Le Classique”, this 4-week camp offers youngsters to enjoy a wide range of sports and arts, entertaining evening and weekend activities, excursions and discovery trips, while benefiting from an optional daily academic program of French or English classes too. The camp is designed for making new friends in an international environment, living together in a community based upon Le Rosey’s values of respect and understanding.

* Cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000.-

Le Classique

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Camp’s Main Features:

  • a memorable summer holiday in an international environment
  • an incredible choice of activities offered at Le Rosey
  • a community based upon Le Rosey’s values where students learn about themselves and how to better understand, respect and support each other
  • Optional English or French lessons at the students’ own level
  • Two additional sports options: Real Madrid Foundation Clinic and Tony Parker Basketball Training by ASVEL
  • numerous excursions to discover Switzerland
  • learning autonomy away from home

Sports Activities:

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Fitness training, Football, Golf (practice), Horse-riding, Nautical Sports (sailing, stand-up-paddling), Rugby, Self-defence, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Uni-hockey, Wake-boarding and -surfing, Water-skiing & Yoga.

Arts Activities:

Ceramics, Circus school, Creative arts, Digital communication (web design, social media…), Digital photography, Hip-Hop, Percussion, School of Magic & Zumba.

Academic Programme:

      • Option 1 – Languages:
        2 Daily 75-minute lessons. Acquisition/revision of French or English. Classes are made up for approximately 12 students of the same level (there are 5 levels: beginners, elementary, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced).
      • Option 2 – Sports Academy:
        2 Daily 75-minute periods. Basketball, football or tennis. Team and individual practice, physical and mental coaching, tournaments.
      • Option 3 – Arts School:
        2 Daily 75-minute periods. Theatre (interpretation, improvisation, self-confidence, body language, and final show); or a range of artistic or creative activities to develop one’s talents and imagination guided by professionals (art history & theory, art criticism & analysis, design & production…)

Daily Schedule:

08.00 Wake-up
08.30 Breakfast
09.15 Start of morning program depending on the option chosen or departure for excursions
12.30 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Sports/Arts activities
15.30-16.00 Break
16.00-17.30 Sports/Arts activities
18.30-19.00 Dinner
19.30-21.00 Evening activities
21.30 Junior bedtime (-13 y.o.)
22.00 Senior bedtime

Real Madrid Foundation Clinic:

        • Following its success in 2014 and 2015, you will have the opportunity to train with junior coaches from one of the most prestigious football clubs in Europe, named “Club of the Century” by FIFA: the Real Madrid. You will be groupe by age and during 3/4 days you will work on technique, skill and teamwork to become a better footballer. At the end of the training, you will receive a medal, a training certificate and a report card from the Real Madrid coaches.

Tony Parker Basketball Training by Asvel:

        • For its second edition, Tony Parker is bringing coaches from the most titled club in France, the ASVEL, to coach and teach you the secrets of Basketball. After the week-long training and various tactical lessons, an internal basketball competition will take place during Tony Parker’s visit, where you will receive your training diploma. In 2015, the two MVPs won a trip to San Antonio to visit Tony Parker and watch a match of the San Antonio SPURS. May you will be next!

Weekly Excursions:

        • Chill out in a canoe on the river, go on a cultural city outings to discover Swiss culture, and take part in a high-altitude adventure to admire the year-round snowfields, get a taste for Alpine activities, experience an overnight stay in a mountain chalet, etc.

Weekend Activities:

        • While some students may choose to leave accompanied by their relatives from Saturday noon to Sunday 6.00pm, those staying on the campus will be offered a varied program of entertaining activities – including shopping time in Geneva or Lausanne (or Rolle for the Juniors, less than 13 y.o.), tree-top adventures, a visit to a chocolate factory, Via Ferrata, Aquaparc, karting, barbecues, shows and discos, and much more.

End of Camp Programme & Show:

        • The before-last evening of the camp is dedicated to a show highlighting the students’ work; the last evening they attend a prize-giving ceremony where their language and sporting achievements are recognized, followed by a farewell party. Parents are welcome to attend both the show and the prize-giving ceremony.

Summer School

This 3-week camp is also designed for making new friends in an international environment while living together in a community based upon Le Rosey values of respect and understanding. In addition, you will benefit from intensive revision courses under the guidance of teachers committed to academic excellence. You will also be able to choose amongst a wide range of sports and arts, entertaining evening and weekend activities with excursions and discovery trips.

Cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000.-

Summer School

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Camp’s Main Features:

        • To have a memorable summer experience within a relaxed and academic framework.
          To benefit from the wide variety of activities on offer on the Lake Geneva campus.
          To learn to live in a community, sharing Rosey values in a spirit of respect and solidarity, leading to increased self-knowledge and a better understanding of the diversity of cultures represented at Le Rosey.
          Learn autonomy away from home.

Sports Activities:

        • Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Climbing, Football, Golf (practice only), Nautical sports (sailing, stand-up-paddling), Self-defence, Shooting air-rifle (from age 13), Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Wake-boarding and -surfing, Waterskiing, 24 hours of Horse-riding in a nature reserve with a night in a bivouac is offered as an optional excursion in addition to the afternoon program

Art Activities:

        • Circus school, Cooking, Creative arts, Dancing, Digital photography, Film-making and -acting, Hip-Hop, School of Magic, Singing & Web design.

Academic Programme:

        • Option 1 – Intensive Language: 4 periods (50 minutes each) of French or English
        • Option 2 – Language: 2 periods of English followed by 2 periods of French or Spanish
        • Option 3 – Maths & Language: 2 periods of Maths followed by 2 periods of English or French or Spanish

Class average up to 12 students who are grouped according to their level.

Programme: during language classes, you will be required to work on the basics of grammar and vocabulary, in addition to the acquisition and development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Maths Lessons are taught in English. Students wishing to opt for Maths should therefore have a good level of English. The programme caters to a wide range of Maths levels. Students will be helped to gain confidence in the basics, consolidate what they know and, for high-flyers, be challenged with more ambitious topics.

Daily Schedule:

        • 08.00 Wake-up
        • 08.30 Breakfast
        • 09.00-09.50 Period 1
        • 10.00-10.50 Period 2
        • 10.50-11.15 Break
        • 11.15-12.05 Period 3
        • 12.30-13.00 Lunch
        • 13.30-14.20 Period 4
        • 15.00-16.30 Sports/Arts
        • 16.30-17.00 Break
        • 17.00-18.30 Sports/Arts
        • 19.00-19.30 Dinner
        • 20.00-21.00 Evening activities
        • 21.30 Junior bedtime (-13 y.o.)
        • 22.00 Senior bedtime

Real Madrid Foundation Clinic:

        • Following its success in 2014 and 2015, you will have the opportunity to train with junior coaches from one of the most prestigious football clubs in Europe, named “Club of the Century” by FIFA: the Real Madrid. You will be groupe by age and during 3/4 days you will work on technique, skill and teamwork to become a better footballer. At the end of the training, you will receive a medal, a training certificate and a report card from the Real Madrid coaches.

Private Music Lessons Option:

        • You may also choose to take one-to-one piano or guitar lessons 5 times per week with a professional music teacher in our suite of fully equipped music rooms. One 45-minute lesson will be followed by a 45-minute practice session. This option will replace one of the academic classes in the morning or sports/arts activities in the afternoon (chosen at enrolment). Please note that this option is charged as a CHF 1,500 extra to the main camp fee.

During The Weekend:

        • While some students may choose to leave accompanied by their relatives from Saturday noon to Sunday 6.00pm, those staying on the campus will be offered a varied program of entertaining activities – including cruises on the Lake Geneva, shopping time in Geneva or Lausanne, barbecues, shows and discos, high-altitude adventures, theme parks by the lake, hiking magnificent natural landscapes, excursions to cultural points of interest and cities, and much more…

End Of Camp Evening:

        • While some students may choose to leave accompanied by their relatives from Saturday noon to Sunday 6.00pm, those staying on the campus will be offered a varied program of entertaining activities – including shopping time in Geneva or Lausanne (or Rolle for the Juniors, less than 13 y.o.), tree-top adventures, a visit to a chocolate factory, Via Ferrata, Aquaparc, karting, barbecues, shows and discos, and much more.

Sat Prep Camp

This camp is designed for students in the final 2 or 3 years of high school who would like to significantly improve their SAT scores (2015 students averaged a 350 point increase). The curriculum – Mathematics, Critical Reading and Writing – is academically demanding and participants must already have a good level of English and be prepared to invest intellectual effort. Math and Verbal classes are grouped by ability, which optimizes personalization of strategy, content and class pacing. The course is led by two American SAT experts who have taught over 3,500 SAT classes for Kaplan, The Princeton Review and Le Rosey.

* Cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000.-

Session 1: CHF 18,000 + CHF 800 pocket money
Session 2: CHF 14,000 + CHF 800 pocket money

Sat Prep Camp

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Typical Activities

Morning programme

        • This intensive SAT course includes: 52 hours of classroom instruction and drills in all areas of the SAT + 4 full-length SAT Practice Exams for a total of 70 hours of SAT preparation. Each student who follows this rigorous course will leave camp with: a comprehensive understanding of all three sections of the SAT; strategies and techniques to ace every question type; and more sophisticated SAT essay writing skills gained from personalized essay workshops.
        • Upon enrolment for the July session you will choose 7 activities from an extensive list of some 20 sports and 10 arts and crafts workshops. If you are attending the August session, you will choose 5 activities from an extensive list of some 15 sports and 10 arts and crafts workshops. If necessary, you will be able to make changes on the first day of the camp.

July

        • Sports available in July: Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Fitness training, Football, Golf (practice only), Horse-riding, Nautical sports (sailing, stand-up-paddling), Rugby, Self-defence, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Uni-hockey, Wake-boarding and -surfing, Water-skiing and Yoga.
        • Creative activities available in July: Ceramics, Circus School, Creative arts, Digital communication (website design, social media…), Hip-Hop, Percussion, School of magic and Zumba.

August:

        • Sports available in August: Air-rifle, Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Climbing, Football, Golf (practice only), Nautical sports (sailing, stand-up-paddling), Self-defence, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Wake-boarding and -surfing and Water-skiing.
        • Creative activities available in August: Circus School, Creative arts, Cooking, Dancing, Digital photography, Film-making and acting, Hip-Hop, School of magic, Singing and Web-design.

In July

        • 08.00 Wake-up
        • 08.30-09.00 Breakfast
        • 09.00-12.15 Start of SAT classes
        • 12.30-13.00Lunch
        • 14.00-18.00 Sports/Arts activities
        • 19.00 Dinner
        • 19.30 Evening activities
        • 23.00 Bedtime

In August

        • 08.00 Wake-up
        • 08.30-09.00 Breakfast
        • 09.00-12.15 Start of SAT classes
        • 12.30-13.00 Lunch
        • 13.30 SAT classes
        • 15.00 Sports/Arts activities
        • 19.00 Dinner
        • 20.00 Evening activities
        • 23.00 Bedtime

Typical Activities

Excursions & Discovery Trips:

        • You will discover the wonders of Switzerland: mountain adventures, theme parks by the lake, hiking through magnificent natural landscapes, as well as excursions to cities and places or summer events of cultural interest.

Weekends:

        • While some students may choose to leave accompanied by their relatives from Saturday noon to Sunday 6.00pm, those staying on the campus will be offered a varied program of: entertaining activities, cruising on Lake Geneva or horse-riding, shopping time in Geneva or Lausanne, barbecues, discos, and much more…

Evening Activities & Free Time:

        • A range of relaxing activities, pool games, themed events, discos and free time for friends or homework, cultural events, etc., tailored for students aged 15-18.

End of Camp:

        • The July session holds two evening celebrations: the day before and the penultimate day of the camp, dedicated to an artistic performance showcasing your talents and sporting achievements, and a prize-giving ceremony for SAT Campers. the august session combines both events into one single night. Parents are welcome to attend the show and the prize-giving ceremony.

My Family

These mountain camps are specially designed for our younger campers. If it is your first time being away from home, we will help you make new friends from all over the world and feel right at home in our small camp of maximum 90 students.

The magnificent region of Gstaad offers a wide range of outdoor activities and sports. Our campus offers arts activities, lessons and accommodation. During the camp, you will also enjoy educational trips and excursions.

Session 1: June 17th – July 6th, 2017 (3 weeks)
2-week option until June 30th, 2017

Session 2: July 9th – 28th, 2017 (3 weeks)
2-week option until July 22th, 2017

Session 3: July 31th – August 19th, 2017 (3 weeks)
2-week option until August 13th, 2017

2 or 3 weeks
8-13 year-olds
Gstaad Mountain Campus

* Cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000.-

Camp main features:

          • Enjoy a stay in the mountains, discover life there and its treasures, spend a night in a mountain refuge and in teepees.
          • Live in a community and be part of its family spirit.
          • Get to know students of different nationalities and cultures, and share Le Rosey’s core values – respect and tolerance.
          • Learn and use French or English as a means of communicating with people from across the world.
            Enjoy a wealth of sporting and artistic activities, learning to face challenges, take part in expeditions and take on responsibilities.
          • Learn autonomy away from home.

Sports Activities:

Aerobics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach-volley, Climbing, Football, Golf (practice only), Mountain trekking, Orienteering with GPS guidance, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis and Via Ferrata.

Arts Activities:

Cooking, Creative Arts, Visual Media and Theatre.

Academic Programme:

Select 1 of 2 Options:

            • Intensive course: French
              2 Daily 75-minute periods per morning, including Saturday.
            • Intensive course: English
              2 Daily 75-minute periods per morning, including Saturday.
            • You will have fun improving French or English as a foreign language (2h½ per morning, including Saturday) in small classes (5-10 students per class) suited to your level and age. At the centre of the study programme are various themes linked to local trips and excursions. The focus is on communication, improving understanding, reading exercises, grammar and vocabulary which are presented through workshops using theatre and corporal expression.

Daily Schedule:

08.00 Wake-up
08.30 Breakfast
09.00-10.30 Language lessons
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.00 Language lessons
12.30-13.00 Lunch
14.00-18.00 Sports/Arts activities, including Tea time
18.45-19.30 Dinner
19.45-21.15 Evening activities
21.45 Bedtime

Excursion & Discovery Trips:

              • You will discover the wonders of Switzerland: an overnight stay in the mountain wilderness, high-altitude adventures, theme parks by the lake, hiking through magnificent natural landscapes, excursions to cities and places of cultural interest, as well as experiencing mountain famers’ life first hand

Evening Activities:

              • A range of team competitions, sports tournaments, relaxing activities, creative workshops and surprise nights…

Weekends:

              • While some students may choose to leave accompanied by their relatives from Saturday noon to Sunday 6.00pm, those staying on the campus will be offered a varied programme of entertaining activities, shopping time in Gstaad or Montreux, barbecues, cinema, discos, and much more…

End of Camp:

              • The last evening of the camp is dedicated to a farewell party. Parents are welcome to attend the event.

Excellence Camp

This exclusive 2-week camp is specially designed for some 10 fit, curious and adventurous students, fluent or native French/English speakers, with good discipline, self-sufficiency and a strong sense of team spirit. It combines a mountain adventure week followed by a week offshore ocean navigation on board a luxurious yacht. The aims are to define and challenge your own limits and to provide opportunities to show leadership skills, while living a thrilling emotion-filled experience. Achieving excellence together!

Session 1: June 17th – July 6th, 2017 (3 weeks)
2-week option until June 30th, 2017

July 9th – 23rd, 2017
2 weeks
12-16 year-olds
The Swiss Alps and the Mediterranean Sea
CHF 15,500 + CHF 200 pocket money

* cost of camp including registration fee of CHF 1,000

The camp starts with a mountain adventure week.

You will:

We encourage all students to develop their skills and talents, and we work hard to build their character and resilience.Our students sit a variety of International GCSE (IGCSE) exams, GCSE exams, and O Levels in the Fourth and Fifth Forms. In the Sixth Form, we follow the challenging International Baccalaureate Diploma programme (IB Diploma) to ensure access to the world’s leading universities. We also help students prepare for other exams such as the American SATs, and a variety of English examinations (IELTS, First Certificate in English (FCE) and Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)).

We were conceived as a small school and we continue to be so; students receive exceptional levels of individual attention. We provide excellent support for students whose first language is not English, and for those who have mild dyslexia or other moderate special educational needs.

A grading system called “Mark Reading” is used in every year group in the school, with marks given for both effort and attainment. These marks are used to calculate grade point averages and award end-of-year prizes. During each term, students also take internal exams in most subjects. Parents receive regular updates and are welcome to contact their child’s tutor or Houseparents with any concerns.

The group will:

              • learn how to handle a large yacht, using both engine and sails
              • practice sailing manœuvres
              • learn how to calculate routes using maps and electronic navigation equipment
              • appreciate the importance of teamwork and mutual respect
              • relax and enjoy water sports
              • Activities include: Sailing maneuvers, maritime map reading, exploring islands, swimming, snorkelling, sea bob, waterskiing, wakeboarding, navigation using lasers, kayaking, etc.

Activities during the Mountain Week:

Rock climbing, Rappelling, An ascent to 4000m, Glacier walks using crampons, An introduction to orienteering and GPS navigation, Hanging Bridge (mega swing fixed under a bridge), Nights in mountain huts & Discovering Alpine flora and fauna.

Activities during the Mediterranean Week:

Sailing manoeuvres, Maritime map reading, Exploring islands, Snorkelling, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Navigation using lasers & Kayaking.

The Ipharra Yacht:

                • The Ipharra is a 34-metre catamaran sailboat built for offshore cruising. It is a secure, well-furnished, fast yacht which has 4 triple-berth cabins with bathrooms for the students, crew’s quarters and 3 cabins housing the 5 crew members.
                • The Ipharra also has a classroom equipped with IT resources; a huge cockpit which serves as a dining room/meeting area and cinema; a reading room, and a flying deck used for marine observation, astronomy and, of course, lazing in the sun!
                • The yacht also has: a dinghy used for exploration (Zodiac), a light Laser sailing boat used for sailing lessons; electric powered sea bobs (also used for exploration), snorkeling equipment, a kayak, waterskiing and wakeboarding equipment, not to mention all the usual modern security equipment – GSM and satellite communication and navigation systems. More at: www.ipharra.com

Fees include:

                • Welcome at Geneva Airport and transfer to Schönried; overnight stay in Schönried
                • All activities, accommodation, material and meals during the mountain week
                • Flights at the end of the Mountain week and transfer to Ipharra
                • All activities, lessons, material, excursions, accommodation and meals on board Ipharra
                • Flight back to Geneva at the end of the sea week
                • Health and accident insurance, including medical repatriation in case of emergency, personal liability for each participant.

G.Patrick Gruhn

Gabriele Rossicarri

Tim Daum