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Learn English at Alpadia Leysin-Teens

Age 13-17
Discover our "Le Central-Résidence" summer camp centre, boasting modern facilities decorated in a typically Alpine style.

With bright, modern classrooms, a restaurant with spectacular views and a sunny terrace, as well as a an indoor swimming pool and games areas, this centre provides an ideal learning environment for teenagers. The bedrooms, decorated in a typically Swiss Alpine style, accommodates up to four students and are equipped with a private bathroom, television and telephone. While this location is shared with our Leysin-Juniors programme, excursions and activities are organised separately.

Central Résidence & SPA
Route du Belvédère
1854 Leysin
CH–Switzerland

Courses

Learn English at this bilingual mountain camp that boasts fun, animated classes taught by young and dynamic teachers. You get the opportunity to learn in a great location with other students from all over the world! Improve your knowledge and increase your fluency in this international language. Choose from a Standard, Intensive or Standard + Private course. As classes take place in the morning, there is plenty of time in the afternoon to participate in the organised 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.

Standard 20

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 encourages rapid progress. 

Intensive 25

Private

+ 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.

Private

Accommodation

Student Residence

Quadruple room

Our residence building consists of very comfortable and charming rooms for four students, furnished in a typically Alpine style. Each room has a private bathroom and features a balcony with impressive views of the Alps. As the rooms are in the same building as the classrooms, dining hall, indoor swimming pool and game areas, you will find it's convenient to get around and mingle with other students. 

Activities

From culture to adventure, from mountain walks to team sports, you will find plenty to entertain you during your stay with us. We take pride in our rich programme of activities, making sure we provide you with cheerful summer days with fellow students, practising the language and living new experiences.

Standard included activities

During the week and on the weekends, you will participate in fun-packed days that will consist of sports, cultural trips, exciting excursions and much more! Most importantly, you will have lots of quality time with other students, making friends and enjoying time away from your parents!

Optional complementary activities

If you decide to book one of our Premium+ activities, you will spend three afternoons per week taking creative arts or tennis classes, or having your heart race during our Adrenalin programme.

Premium+ Adrenalin

Hold on tight as you mountain bike or "dirty scoot" down the mountain with your instructor. Or get your heart pumping as you race down a 3000m high Alpine glacier toboggan.

Premium+ Creative Arts

Get creative and enjoy an afternoon being a designer of your own accessories (t-shirts, bags and jewellery) or use a variety of techniques and styles to create your own works of art.

Premium+ Tennis

Get your body moving as you learn practical and theoretical techniques to help you improve your game. Have a smashing time under the guidance of an experienced coach.

Sample week

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Wake up 7:00 / Breakfast 7:30
8:30
12:30

Excursion to 

Parc Aventure
or Aquaparc

Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes & weekly test Free time
Lunch 12:30 - 13:30
14:00
18:00

Excursion to 

Château de Chillon 

 
Excursion to 

Lausanne or
free time in Leysin

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30
20:00
22:00
Welcome party

Sports tournament

Olympic games

BBQ

Movie night

Disco party

Free evening

Lights out 22:30

Excursions

The fact that Leysin is located in the mountains yet still close to the valley and Lake Geneva, allows us to propose a generous host excursions in the nearby region. 

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

Aquaparc

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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Aquaparc

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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Standard course CHF 1'405 CHF <%= price(prices['course-1'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 7'230
Intensive course CHF 1'495 CHF <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 7'650

Optional fees 2018

Price per week
Adrenalin
CHF 200
Performing arts
CHF 120
Tennis
CHF 200

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 course material, assessment test, 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.

Course prices 2017

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Standard course CHF 1'405 CHF <%= price(prices['course-1'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 7'230
Intensive course CHF 1'495 CHF <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 7'650

Optional fees 2017

Price per week
Adrenalin
CHF 200
Performing arts
CHF 120
Tennis
CHF 200

General Information 2017

Arrival on Sunday - Departure on Saturday

02.07 - 08.07 / 09.07 - 15.07 / 16.07 - 22.07 / 23.07 - 29.07 / 30.07 - 05.08 / 06.08 - 12.08.2017 

Included in the price

Full board accommodation, 24-hour supervision, welcome pack, tuition and course material, assessment test, 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.

General Information

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

Visa information

If you are not a European or Swiss national, you may need to obtain a student visa for entry into Switzerland. To find out more, please contact the Swiss embassy or click the link below for country specific information.

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