FAQ

HOW DO I REGISTER MY CHILD?

We use Open Apply for our registration procedure. It allows us to collect all important information about your child in an easy and secure way. Click here to register for the camps.

DO YOU OFFER DAY CAMPS OR ONLY BOARDING CAMPS?

Régent Camps offer full boarding and day camps. If you are interested in signing up for day camp, please contact us.

CAN MY CHILD CHOOSE A LANGUAGE ACADEMY IF THEY ARE A NATIVE SPEAKER?

Our language lessons are suitable for students who are learning a new language. Therefore, we suggest they apply for a language they are not native in. 

WILL I GET FEEDBACK FROM MY CHILD'S TEACHERS?

At the end of the camp, all students receive a short written feedback on their progress.

WILL SOMEONE BE AT THE AIRPORT TO WELCOME MY CHILD?

Régent Camps offer free airport transfer from Geneva Airport on the arrival and departure days of the camp. A Régent desk is situated in the arrivals area of Geneva airport and children traveling alone will be escorted by one of our staff. We do not organise airport transfer from Zürich or Milan Airport. Our campus in Crans-Montana is 2h30 from Geneva airport.

CAN SOMEONE RESERVE OR CHANGE MY CHILD’S PLANE TICKETS?

Régent Camps are not able to book or change any plane tickets.

WILL SOMEONE TAKE MY CHILD TO THE AIRPORT TO RETURN HOME?

Just as on arrival day, Régent Camps offer free transportation to Geneva airport. Unaccompanied minors (UM) will be escorted all the way to the gate by a member of staff until the plane takes off. Please be aware that it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to apply and pay for this service in advance. We also recommend that you check your airline policy for children traveling alone as some forbid it.

IS THERE ACCOMMODATION FOR PARENTS?

Régent Camps are proud to be working together with some of the best hotels in Crans-Montana to offer the families of our campers preferential rates on rooms. Please refer to our list of partner hotels for more infomation.

HOW DOES THE BOARDING HOUSE WORK?

All students live together in a boarding house, girls and boys on separate floors. The teachers live on the same floor as the students to ensure their well-being, safety and a family atmosphere. All students have a designated counselor. All teachers and students eat together on set times. This is how we create a feeling of community and security.

WHAT KIND OF FOOD IS THERE AT THE CAMP?

We work together with Novae to ensure a varied, international and healthy diet for our campers. We cater for most dietary restrictions.

WHAT ARE THE ROOMS LIKE?

The boarding rooms of Le Regent are modern and spacious with two beds in each room. Bathrooms are either private or shared between two rooms. All students have their own desk with a desk light, a shelf and wardrobe. All bed clothes and towels are provided.

CAN WE MAKE A ROOMMATE REQUEST? 

Room requests can be made when registering for the camp and we will try our best to make it happen.

CAN I VISIT THE CAMP?

We do not allow visits during the camp. This is to help the students gain autonomy and independency. However, we invite all parents and carers at the end of the camp for a celebratory dinner.

CAN MY CHILD USE A MOBILE PHONE?

Students are allowed to use phones at certain times during the day only, in order to promote social interaction with their fellow campers. We are of course aware of time differences when calling home to family and this is taken into account. At night, all students hand in their phones and electronic devices to the house master.

WHAT IS THE MAIN LANGUAGE USED AT THE CAMP?

English is used throughout the day. 

WHAT KIND OF MEDICAL INSURANCE DOES MY CHILD NEED?

Health insurance is required for all our campers. Régent Camps provide accident insurance.

WHAT DO I DO IF MY CHILD HAS HEALTH ISSUES?

We collect important health data when you register your child for the camp. It’s important that the health form is filled out completely so that we can make sure we do our best for the safety and wellbeing of your child. We have an in-house nurse and a health center.

DO YOU CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS DURING THE CAMP?

Of course! Birthdays are important, and possibly even more when you are away from home.

WHAT CLOTHES DOES MY CHILD NEED TO BRING?

When your child has been accepted to the camp, we will send you a list of things to pack.

DO CHILDREN DO THEIR OWN LAUNDRY?

We offer a laundry service to all our campers. When they arrive, we bring their clothes to be labelled. Dry cleaning is not offered.

HOW IS POCKET MONEY GIVEN TO MY CHILD?

Pocket money is distributed by the camp directors twice a week.

CAN MY CHILD JOIN THE DAY CAMP FOR ONE DAY?

For pedagogical and social reasons, when you register your child for day camp, it is for a minimum of 5 days. 

WHAT CAMERA SHOULD MY CHILD BRING TO THE DIGITAL MEDIA CAMP?

Students participating in the Digital Media Passion programme are encouraged to bring a DSLR camera if they have one. If they do not own one, we will provide them with one of our Canon DSLRS. Compact cameras are not recommended

Le Régent International School

Rue du Zier 4, CH-3963 Lens

SWITZERLAND

+41 (0) 76 786 57 75

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