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Learn English at Alpadia Zug

Age 13-17
Located at the prestigious St. Michael College, only five minutes away from Zug’s centre and lakeside, our English language summer camp provides top quality facilities.

This includes modern classrooms, a study room, large and comfortable bedrooms and a game room. For the ultimate experience in relaxation and fun, student lounges are fitted with pinball machines, TV and DVD player, billiards and football tables. The campus is spread over two hectares and also includes a spacious sports complex with table tennis, a football pitch, handball, volleyball and basketball courts, a gym hall and even a skating ramp.

Schulen St. Michael
Zugerbergstrasse 3
6301 Zug


Taking English language courses at Alpadia Zug provides you with the experience of learning in a bilingual and international environment. Our lively and animated classes teach you the many aspects of the language and help you build confidence speaking and practising your newly acquired skills. Standard, Intensive and Standard + Private classes are available every morning, allowing you plenty of time in the afternoon to participate in the numerous activities and exercise your English with fellow students. 

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


+ 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.



Student Residence

Triple room

Conveniently located in the same building as the residence, our attractive bedrooms are shared between three students. Communal shower and toilet facilities are found on each floor and there are a several common rooms with games and a TV/DVD player. Ideally located on school grounds that also feature ping-pong tables, basketball courts and a football pitch, there are plenty of places for you to spend your free time, practising your English conversational skills with newly made friends.


Our unique programme features many daily, evening and weekend activities where you will get the chance to be sportive, artistic, cultural and simply entertained! Our mixture of things to do in the beautiful region around our camp ensures that you get to discover new experiences and make new friends, making the most out of your summer holiday with us, all the while learning and enjoying your time away from your parents.

Standard included activities

Our wonderful location by the lake and close to the mountains allows us to propose a generous array of activities, ranging from pedalo to ping-pong, from museum visits to minigolf! You will find more than enough to keep you busy and active on those hot summer days! 

Optional complementary activities

Three times a week, students who have booked an additional Premium+ activity will get to spend the afternoon either being creative, playing tennis, or getting soaking wet doing watersports.

Premium+ Creative Arts

Express your inner artist! Design your personalised t-shirt, paint a self-portrait, explore graffiti art and contribute to a collective piece of artwork!

Premium+ Tennis

Develop your language skills alongside your backstroke! Training sessions are given by an experienced coach to ensure that you have a smashing time.

Premium+ Watersports Plus

Get splashing in the water and make the most out of your time by the lake. Be indulged with a combination of watersports, including sailing, water-skiing and stand-up paddle.

Sample week

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


to the

 Rhine waterfalls 

& visit of
Schaffhausen or Swiss Museum
of Transport

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

Excursion to 

water park

Shopping excursion
to Zurich or
free time in Zug

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30

Welcome party

Sports tournament

Movie night


Free evening

Disco night

Talent night

Lights out 22:30


With a stunning location in the heart of picturesque central Switzerland, Alpadia Zug proposes visits of cultural and historical interest, as well as some good old fun places to kick back, relax and be entertained!

Alpamare water park

Experience the ultimate adrenalin rush at this awesome waterpark that features ten exhilarating waterslides, a wave pool, river rapids and a 36ºC iodine brine pool.

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Alpamare water park

Rhine waterfalls & Schaffhausen

Feel the cool mist of water on your skin as you get close to the largest waterfalls in Europe and discover the neighbouring town of Schaffhausen with its Gothic and Baroque architecture.

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Rhine waterfalls & Schaffhausen

Swiss Museum of Transport

Discover one of Switzerland's most treasured and visited museums; a tribute to the fascinating history of road, rail and air transportation with over 300 exhibits displayed in a space of 20,000m2.

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Swiss Museum of Transport

Zurich Zoo

View the impressive sight of an elephant swimming underwater, observe snow leopards in their rocky landscape, wander around the Masoala Rainforest and cross over its treetop walkway.

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Zurich Zoo

Sightseeing in Bern

Visit the cosmopolitan and traditional city of Bern! Home to the Swiss Houses of Parliament and the famous Bear Park, Switzerland's capital also boasts many museums and clocks!

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Sightseeing in Bern

Course prices 2017

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Intensive course CHF 1'495 CHF <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> CHF 6'375

Optional fees 2017

Price per week
Creative arts
CHF 120
CHF 200
Watersports plus
CHF 200

General Information 2017

Arrival on Sunday - Departure on Saturday

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 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
Great discounts on our Summer Camps in Switzerland More information

Great discounts on our Summer Camps in Switzerland

Get ready for an exciting summer holiday and take advantage of discounts on our summer camps based in Switzerland. Benefit from a reduction of CHF 100 for one week bookings, CHF 110 for two weeks and CHF 120 for three or four week bookings.
Valid only for summer camp all-inclusive activity programmes booked until 30.06.2017.

Discount not applicable to transfers or Premium+ activities.
This offer cannot be combined with other discounts.

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 national, please make sure you obtain the necessary student visa for entry into Switzerland for the duration of your stay. For more information please click the link below.


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