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Learn French at Alpadia Leysin-Juniors

Age 8-14
Providing ideal conditions for a French language course for young learners, our “Le Central-Résidence” course centre is located a stone’s throw away from Leysin’s main train station.

It offers comfortable facilities that are perfectly suited to summer holidays in the Alps, including renovated classrooms, welcoming restaurants, a beautiful, sunny terrace and an indoor swimming pool as well as relaxation and games areas. The bedrooms, decorated in a typically Alpine style, can accommodate four students and are equipped with 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


For our younger students, Alpadia Leysin-Juniors proposes French language classes that are animated and amusing. Our teachers apply a methodology encompassing group exercises, games and simulations to engage and help you progress your language level. With the same structure as at all our camps, we propose Standard, Intensive or Standard + Private classes.

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

The charming, bright Alpine-style bedrooms accommodate four students who share a private bathroom. All rooms feature a balcony with exceptional view over the mountains. They are located in the same building as the dining facilities and classrooms, swimming pool and games areas. The distinctive charm of the residence makes this a wonderful location to spend the summer learning and making new friends.

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Every weekday afternoon, and on the weekends, our staff accompanies you on one of the many activities or excursions planned in the area. With a wide range of sportive, cultural and entertaining things to do, you will spend your time outside the classroom enjoying life away from your parents!

Standard included activities

As part of the standard programme, you will take part in daily activities ranging from basketball to mini-golf, hiking to swimming, not to mention weekly excursions to discover local highlights, giving you plenty of opportunity for you to practise French!

Optional complementary activities

For the students who book a Premium+ activity, you will spend three afternoons per week horse riding, playing tennis or cooking.

Premium+ Cooking

Discover the art of cooking under the guidance of a passionate professional. Understanding key ingredients and using tasty recipes, you will prepare yummy main dishes, fun finger food and delicious desserts.

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Premium+ Horse Riding

Spend your time on these most graceful animals, gently trotting around the manege or riding through the forest with the instructor.

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Premium+ Tennis

Get on the court and improve both your technical and practical skills, receiving tips from our experienced tennis instructor to raise your game to the next level!

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Premium+ Language Plus

Boost your language immersion experience by participating in this intensive language workshop for small groups of 3 to 6 students. With customised projects and tailored objectives, you'll find that your learning curve takes a steep incline!

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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


Spoiled for choice in this magnificent region, our Leysin camp offers numerous options for exciting excursions to cultural and historical places of interest as well as plenty of fun, new experiences.

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 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.

Dates & General Information

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

Visa information

If you do not hold a European passport, you may need a student visa for entry into Switzerland. Please inquire with your local Swiss embassy or click the link below for more information.


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