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Learn French at Alpadia Leysin-Teens

Age 13-17
"Le Central-Résidence" course centre is close to the train station and offers modern facilities that are well-suited to a language summer camp.

With renovated classrooms,charming restaurants,a beautiful,sunny terrace and an indoor swimming pool as well as a games areas,this centre provides the ideal setting for both teenagers and young students. The bedrooms, decorated in a typically Alpine style, can accommodate four students and are equipped with a private bathroom, television and telephone. While this centre is shared with our Leysin-Juniors programme, excursions and activities are organised separately.

  • Certificate

  • Excursions

  • Full-board accommodation

  • International classes

  • Supervision

Central Résidence & SPA
Route du Belvédère
1854 Leysin


Learn French at Leysin-Teens and experience a language immersion course in the gorgeous Swiss Alps! With lively and animated classes in bright and spacious classrooms, you will improve your French skills in no time! Our young and energetic teachers create a motivating atmosphere to help you grasp the nuances of the language. With Standard, Intensive or Standard + Private classes every morning, you will get lots of opportunity to practise the language outside the classroom during the afternoon and weekend 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

The camp residence building features traditional yet modern bedrooms for four students with a private bathroom and balcony overlooking the Alps. As all the rooms are in the same building as the classrooms, dining hall and indoor pool, students will be able to take advantage of the practical and convenient aspect of this mountain residence. There are also plenty of communal areas around the residence for you to hang out with your newly made international friends.

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Our rich programme of activities includes sports, cultural excursions, adventurous outings, creative fun and much more! Discover all the exciting things you can do both in the mountains and down by the lakeside. You will enjoy yourself so much that you will never want to leave! 

Standard included activities

Every weekday afternoon and on the weekends you will participate in activities ranging from handball to hiking, from swimming to soaring through the trees, not to mention shopping in Lausanne and entertaining evenings with barbecues, discos and much more! 

Optional complementary activities

Booking one of our optional Premium+ activities means you'll get the chance to either go horse riding, play tennis or get your heart pumping during one of our various Adrenalin activities.

Premium+ Adrenalin

Feel your heart race as you go down the mountain dirty-scoot style or mountain bike with your guide. You can also speed down a 3000m high toboggan on a mountain glacier close-by.

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Premium+ Global Leadership

Master the fine art of leadership through cross-cultural communication, time-management, public speaking and strategic planning. Problem-solving as well as presentation skills will be taught to students who will experience role playing and team building exercises to help develop and build their self-confidence in sharing ideas, inspiring others and leading a team.

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Premium+ Tennis

Game, set and match! Whatever your level, our experienced trainer will help you enhance your technique and improve your game with key instructions to progress your forehand, backhand and serving skills.

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Premium+ Language Plus

Get the most out of your language stay by taking part in this intensive language workshop where sharpening written and oral skills takes first place. With our typical high-quality care and attention, watch your progress grow by leaps and bounds.

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Sample week

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

Excursion to 

Parc Aventure
or Aquaparc

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

Excursion to 

Château de Chillon 

Excursion to 

Lausanne or
free time in Leysin

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30
Welcome party

Sports tournament

Olympic games


Movie night

Disco party

Free evening

Lights out 22:30


Leysin's location in the mountains, but only 30 minutes away from the lakeside, allows us to provide lots of attractive destinations in the region for fun days out, both on the weekend and during the week. 

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 200
Creative arts
CHF 120
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

Students who are not European must ensure that they have the necessary authorisation to enter Switzerland. To find out more, please contact your local Swiss embassy or click the link below.


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