International summer camp in Switzerland

French, English or German language programs

Sports, outdoor adventures and excursions

2 to 5-week stays from June 26th to July 31st 2022

Residential and day camps
Boys & girls: 6-11 (junior) and 12-16 (teens)

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A unique Summer Camp Experience

THE SWISS TRADITION & QUALITY

With four official languages, Switzerland is a truly multilingual country and an ideal place to learn French, English or German. As a school, Chantemerle has more than 55 years of experience in teaching and educating students from age 6 to 18. 

ACTIVE AND FUN LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE

Chantemerle proposes a full range of engaging, practical and fun French, English or German language programs. Students are exposed to the language not only in the classroom, but also during lunch, fun activities and trips. A unique Innovation & Leadership program as well as revisions in maths (middle and high school), are also proposed in French or in English.

Multi-activity program

After the class, evenings and weekends, a wide range of sports, artistic activities, outdoor adventures and cultural excursions are proposed to the students. A 2-day trip to Europa-Park in Germany is also programmed.

PERFORMANCE sport academies

For real sport enthusiasts, as an option to the regular program,  Chantemerle partners with professional academies near the school to offer intensive programs in Football (soccer), Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Sailing and Horse Riding. 

A HEALTHY AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT

Founded in 1966 by Mathilde and Jean Wegmüller, Chantemerle is a family-owned and operated boarding school beautifully located in nature overlooking lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. In the warmth and safety of an extended family, students between age 6 and 18 spend memorable times learning new skills and becoming autonomous and responsable. An exceptional team of dedicated and experienced educators ensures individual safety and attention to every child.

STUDENTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

An international community of more than 60 students join Chantemerle summer programs to learn, develop their sense of responsibility while studying and having fun.

COMPETITIVE, ALL INCLUSIVE FEES

Starting at CHF 3’600.- for 2 weeks, our rates reflect the quality of our program, the calm and serenity of the boarding school as well as the commitment of our educational team. Please enquire for our day camp fees. 

COVID-19 PROTECTION PLAN, CANCELLATION POLICY

Since March 2020, Chantemerle has stepped up to the challenges of the pandemic and implemented a rigorous protection plan (STOP COVID PLAN). Please enquire for our Covid Cancellation & Reimbursement policy. 

Ages

6-11 years (junior), 12-16 years (teens)

Dates

2 to 5-week stays from June 26th to July 31st 2022

Day camp

CHF 2’400.- (2 weeks, academic program and activities)

Residential camp

Starting at CHF 3’600.- (2 weeks, full board, courses and activities, transfers).

Language courses, Innovation & Leadership

Throughout the summer, Chantemerle proposes a rich program of practical and fun courses. In small classes, coached by experienced and native teachers, the students gain confidence and progress rapidly. Classes are in the morning (0900-1300) and followed by  a wide offer  of sports, outdoor activities and excursions. 

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Intensive French, English or German courses

Levels A1-B1. In small groups, coached by experienced and native teachers, students strengthen their grammar and vocabulary skills. Oral communication is practiced through practical and fun projects on Switzerland-related topics.

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School revisions in Maths / Physics & Chemistry

From 3/7 to 24/7 2022. This program provides the students with the keys to consolidate their knowledge, regain self-confidence and discover new methods to solve problems. In small groups, supervised by dedicated and experienced teachers, the student can prepare for the new school year. The revision programs can be combined with an English or French revision course.

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Advanced French/English (Literature & Society)

Advanced English or French course. Structured around literary / social themes, applying argumentative discourse techniques the course allows students to refine their knowledge of the language while learning to structure, develop and defend their ideas.

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Innovation and Leadership

“Inventors for a better world”. From 17/7 to 31/7 2022. Learn how to build and code a flying drone engaged into social or environmental projects. Create a website on wordpress and boost your project’s internet visibility, develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge to bring your project to life.  From the idea to the project, from the project to its realization, a program to make our world a better place. Download the brochure here.

Sport Academies

For those who wish to discover or practice a sport intensively, Chantemerle partners with professional clubs and academies near the school to offer intensive courses in football, basketball, tennis, golf, sailing and horse riding.

One week (or more) of intensive programs combined with one or more weeks of academic courses. All activities are supervised in a professional structure offering the safety standards recommended by the cantonal and federal authorities. Fun activities, visits and excursions included. Please contact us to establish your child’s sport program at Chantemerle.

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Tennis camps: Junior or Competition level

Half day practice (full day also possible). Supervised by ASPT-certified coaches, passionate players or beginners discover a personalized training program designed to optimize the potential of all players, in the footsteps of today’s greatest Swiss players.

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Montreux Golf Club

Half day practice. Tailored program to allow players at all level to reach their full potential in golf. Alan Johnston, Swiss PGA professional coach, coordinates the camp in one of the best training centers in Switzerland. Learn more…

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DLang training basketball camp

Full day practice. An intensive training camp that focuses on player development, emphasizing learning, mental stimulation and physical development while evolving the fundamentals. Professional coaching staff and first class facilities. The camp is owned and coordinated by Derrick Lang, US professional basketball player. Learn more..

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Equestrian school La Tour de Peilz

Full day practice for beginners and advanced riders. This intensive course is an excellent way to discover the world of horses, to develop confidence and improve riding skills in a family atmosphere with professional supervision.

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Djourou Elite Football camp

Full day practice. The camp is about training in a professional structure, exceeding your limits and progressing while having fun. A training method developed by Johan Djourou (International Swiss Player 76 selections, 2004 – 2013 Arsenal FC, 2013 – 2017 Hamburger SV) who is present throughout the camp. Learn more…

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Sailing Camp Montreux

Half day practice. In partnership with the Cercle de la Voile du Vieux-Chablais. Open to beginners and advanced learners, students discover the pleasure of sailing in a playful way on the Geneva Lake, and explore the port of Le Bouveret and the bay of Montreux.

A rich program of sports, excursions and fun activities

EXCURSIONS,  NATURE, FUN

Lake & Mountain adventures
Camping experience
Trips to Bern, Geneva & Basel
Salt mines, chocolate factory,
The Vallorbes caves,
Picnics,
Fun and social evenings,
Pizza and disco nights
2-day trip to Europa-Park

RECREATIONAL SPORTS

Aquapark and Aquasplash
kayak & SUP
Parcours & fitness
Forest adventures
Archery & indoor climbing
Soccer, basketball, volleyball
Tennis

ARTS & CREATIVITY

Cooking and baking
Painting & creativity
Dance, music
Singing, theatre & music
Talent show

PROFESSIONAL SPORT ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL)

Djourou Elite Football camp
DLang Basketball camp
Tennis Riviera
Golf de Montreux
Equestrian school La Tour
Sailing school Chablais

A full rich summer day

A camp to learn, discover and have fun

Teachers and educators

Students (max capacity)

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