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Learn English at Alpadia Leysin-Juniors

Age 8-14
Providing fantastic conditions for an English language course for youngsters, our “Le Central-Résidence” course centre is located close to Leysin’s main train station.

It offers comfortable facilities that are perfectly adapted to a summer vacation in the Swiss Alps, including modern classrooms, quality restaurants, a gorgeous, sunny terrace and an indoor swimming pool including relaxation and games areas. The Alpine style bedrooms can accommodate up to four students and have a private bathroom, television and telephone. There is also an experienced nurse on-site.

  • Certificate

  • Excursions

  • Full-board accommodation

  • International classes

  • Supervision

Central Résidence & SPA
Route du Belvédère
1854 Leysin


Learning English at this bilingual camp allows you to improve your skills, confidence and ability while meeting people from all over the world. With lively lessons and playful exercises, teaching is dynamic and entertaining, providing you with the best tools to approach linguistic challenges. With the selection of three different course types – Standard, Intensive or Standard + Private – classes are scheduled in the morning to give you ample time in the afternoon for activities.

Standard 20

20 lessons per week

Every weekday benefit from three hours of language classes (4 lessons) in small groups with our motivating and dynamic teachers.

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Intensive 25

25 lessons per week

Benefit from an additional lesson per day, focussed mainly on oral communication and the development of common projects. Five extra lessons each week are ideal for gaining maximum benefit from your group classes and encourage rapid progress. 

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+ 5 lessons per week

In order to make maximum progress, benefit from an additional five private lessons of 45 minutes per week to reach your personal objectives. Rapid progress is the goal. Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

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Student Residence

Quadruple room

Located in a modern building with an indoor swimming pool and game areas, the residence has quadruple bedrooms that feature a large balcony with view over the Alps and a private bathroom. Bright and comfortable, the bedrooms blend contemporary furnishing and traditional style. As classrooms and dining facilities are in the same building, it’s fast and easy to get around. 

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With a generous choice of things to do and places to go, you will find your afternoons and weekends filled with exciting excursions and animated activities, making it a pleasure to spend time outdoors, meeting new people and exercising your new English language skills!

Standard included activities

Every afternoon and on the weekends, you get to discover new places, experience new sensations, test your English and mingle with new friends during our rich standard programme. From ice-skating to mini-golf, from shopping in Vevey to hiking in the Alps, you will participate in a variety of fun activities.

Optional complementary activities

If you book a Premium+ activity, three afternoons per week will be spent horse riding, playing tennis or cooking.

Premium+ Cooking

Enter the wonderful world of cooking, guided by the expertise of a passionate professional! You will get to measure out, mix, whisk, knead, bake and cook to prepare local and international dishes, sides, sauces and desserts. 

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Premium+ Horse Riding

Spend the afternoon on these gracious creatures in the manage and around the grounds. You will experience an enriching, wonderful and surprisingly sportive experience.

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Premium+ Tennis

Practise your forehand, backhand, smashes and service to improve your techniques on the court. Guided by a tennis instructor, you are given the opportunity to boost your game and expend your energy.

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Premium+ Language Plus

Delve deep into your language learning experience with this extensive and intensive language workshop for small groups of 3-6 students. Improve reading, writing and speaking skills through individualised teacher attention and specific goal setting.

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Sample week

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Wake up 7:00 / Breakfast 7:30

Excursion to 

Cailler Chocolate Factory
or Aquaparc

Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes & weekly test Free time
Lunch 12:30 - 13:30

Excursion to 


Labyrinth Park

Excursion to 

Lausanne or
free time in Leysin

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30
Welcome party

Sports tournament


Movie night

Olympic games

Disco party

Free evening

Lights out 22:00


Around Leysin, in the mountains and down towards the valley and lake, there are plenty of places to visit and things to do to make for a great day out and about.

Cailler Chocolate Factory

Get immersed in the wonderful world of chocolate and taste some of Cailler's locally produced delicacies.

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Cailler Chocolate Factory

Gruyères Town & Cheese Factory

Stroll around the quaint village of Gruyères and visit its cheese factory to discover the steps involved in making this world famous Swiss specialty.

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Gruyères Town & Cheese Factory

Labyrinth Adventure Park

Explore a world full of fun games and themed activities where students can venture into an extensive labyrinth and discover other attractions.

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Labyrinth Adventure Park


Spend an exhilarating day at this water park by the lake, where thrills and adrenalin rushes are most definitely on the menu!

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Château de Chillon

Discover this unique Roman castle island set on the banks of Lake Geneva, whose history dates back to the 12th century.

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Château de Chillon

Lausanne town

Hike around the hilly town of Lausanne, the Olympic capital of the world, home to many international organisations and the Olympic Museum.

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Lausanne town

Bex Salt Mines

Enter the impressive salt mines of Bex, a small town at the base of the mountains, where the region’s supply of salt originates.

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Bex Salt Mines

Course prices 2018

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Intensive course CHF 1'495 CHF <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 7'650

Optional fees 2018

Price per week
CHF 120
Horse riding
CHF 200
CHF 200
Language plus
CHF 540

Dates & General Information 2018

Arrival on Sunday - Departure on Saturday

01.07 - 07.07 / 08.07 - 14.07 / 15.07 - 21.07 / 22.07 - 28.07 / 29.07 - 04.08 / 05.08 - 11.08.2018  

Included in the price

Full board accommodation, 24-hour supervision, welcome pack, tuition and English course material, assessment test, English language certificate, student card, pocket money service, included package of activities and excursions*.
*For stays of one week only, the Sunday excursion is not included.

Enrolment fee CHF 110

Private fees CHF 300

Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

Special offers

Special offers
Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees! More information

Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees!

Enrol with a friend and we'll waive the enrolment fees of both participants. Even if you are both in different locations! This fantastic offer is valid all year and applies to all Alpadia Language School programmes.

Dates & General Information

For more detailed information about our summer camps and services, please click the button to download our PDF.

Visa information

Entry into Switzerland may mean obtaining a visa if you are not a European or Swiss national. To find out more, please contact your local embassy or click the link below for country specific information.


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