alpadia summer camp leysin

Summer camp in

This charming resort in the Swiss Alps is just 30 minutes from Lake Geneva

Learn French or English with Alpadia in Leysin

Leysin has been a popular tourist destination for more than a century. With its impressive range of sports and leisure facilities, the town holds the prestigious Swiss ‘Family Destination’ label, which guarantees high quality and safe activities, amenities and events for children and teenagers.

Age range:
8–17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 23 June – 10 August 2024
Spring 31 March – 27 April 2024
Autumn 29 September – 26 October 2024
  • Alpadia Leysin is based in the 'Le Central-Résidence', close to the train station, with an on-site restaurant, sunny terrace, indoor swimming pool and games areas
  • Our language camp in Switzerland offers two different customised language camps for juniors and teens
  • Choose from French and English during all three seasons
  • A varied social programme with shopping and sightseeing in Lausaunne and Montreux, and trips to Maison Cailler chocolate factory, Gruyères village, Aquaparc and more
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Summer camp information

About our Leysin Language Camp

Camp facilities

Student lounge
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Activities or excursions




Evening activities


Lights out

Choose your language course

  • English 
  • French 

Choose your course package

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week)
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week)

Lesson length
45 minutes

The lessons and course structure
Your language summer course will follow a curriculum specifically designed for younger learners delivered by experienced teachers in a welcoming environment.

  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced


Meal plan
All meals are included and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and no pork

Activities and excursions

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area
  • Excursions to nearby landmarks and tourist attractions

Materials and services included

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment tests
  • Course materials and Alpadia folder
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal

Private lessons
CHF 300 – Add five weekly 45-min private lessons in addition to your course package

Shared transfers (one-way fare)
FREE – Leysin-Feydey Train station
CHF 200– Geneva GVA Airport
from CHF 90 – Lugano-Zurich-Bern by Alpadia bus

Unaccompanied minors service (one-way fare)
CHF 40 – This service is mandatory for all students using an unaccompanied minor service with their airline provider

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Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following institutions.

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alpadia summer camp testimonial daniel

This experience was new for me. I really liked it and I can't wait to do something similar another time. I want to say thanks to all the teachers who helped me all the time. It was amazing.

Daniel, studied in Leysin summer camp

Activities and excursions

Our varied activity programme includes sports, cultural excursions, adventurous outings, creative fun and more. Discover all the exciting things you can do both in the mountains and down by the lakeside in spring, summer or autumn.

Alpadia Leysin Language Camp hockey game

Creative workshops or sports in the afternoon and torch walk for juniors or casino night for teens in the evening


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Sports in the afternoon and talent show or fashion show in the evening

Alpadia Leysin Language Camp tree top adventures

Trips to Vallorbe Caves or salt mines of Bex or Aigle adventure park in the afternoon and fashion or talent show in the evening

Alpadia Leysin Language Camp BBQ

Sports in the afternoon and BBQ on the mountains in the evening

Hiking adventures with Alpadia Leysin Language Camp

Hike in the afternoon and karaoke or disco in the evening

Chateau de Chillon

Trips to Chateau de Chillon, Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne, Chocolate Factory Caillers and many more

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For a little bit extra, get a whole lot more. Upgrade your experience with a Premium Plus activity to step up your summer camp programme
Alpadia Leysin Language Camp Premium+ Adrenalin activity
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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 on a toboggan. For ages 13 years and over.

Per week
Alpadia Leysin Language Camp Premium+ Horse riding activity
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Horse Riding

Get in the saddle and spend your afternoon trotting, cantering or galloping around either the paddock or throughout the grounds. Is there a better way to explore Leysin than on a horse?

Per week
Alpadia Leysin Language Camp Premium+ Tennis activity
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Get your body moving as you learn practical and theoretical techniques to help you improve your game, under the guidance of an experience coach. We’re here to make fitness fun again! 

Per week
Alpadia Leysin Language Camp Premium+ Cooking activity
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You will get to measure out, mix, whisk, knead, bake and cook local and international dishes, sides, sauces and desserts to share with other students. This activity is offered to students aged 8-14. 

Per week

Student accommodation

Our modern residence has quadruple rooms with private bathrooms. Each bedroom blends contemporary furnishing and traditional Swiss style and has a large balcony with a view over the Alps. The classrooms, dining facilities, indoor pool and games areas are conveniently located in the same building.

Cultural & language immersion
Private bathroom
Quadruple rooms
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What type of course are you interested in?

Monthly tuition fees at Alpadia vary between 550€ and 840€ for a standard course, depending on the length of your language course which can vary between 12-46 weeks, depending on your German level at the time of entry.
Germany requires non-EU citizens to provide a sum of 11.208€ in a blocked bank account in Germany to cover the living costs within the first 12 months of stay. This amount should be deposited in your blocked account in Germany prior to visa application
Your living costs in Germany are around 934€ a month, according to the German ministry of foreign affairs. This covers the basic costs such as accommodation, health insurance, food, transportation, etc. Are you able to cover your living costs? Please note that this amount will vary depending on your city of destination, chosen accommodation, expenditure habits, etc. Please note that your costs will be higher in the initial language-learning phase until you settle and become a student/employee and gradually drive down your costs.

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