Régent Camps - New Heights

8 - 15 years old

ACADEMIC STUDIES AND ALPINE ACTIVITIES IN THE SUNNIEST AREA OF THE SWISS ALPS

Four academic periods every weekday dedicated to studies in English, French or Maths (offered in English), or a combination of two subjects.

 

In the afternoons, discover and develop your passion for mountain sports, golf or media making. Then, spend your weekend on expedition with your classmates and experience an unforgettable evening under the stars.

Overview

July & August
2 weeks

July 3rd - July 16th 2022

July 17th - July 30th 2022

July 31th - August 13th 2022

Boarding Camp

2 weeks
CHF 6,400
+ CHF 400.- suggested pocket money
 
Day Camp *

2 weeks
CHF 3,200

* The Day Camp runs from Monday to Friday. Day Campers return home at the end of the day in time for dinner. 

Please note: The Weekend Expedition is reserved for participants of the boarding camp
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My Lessons

lWe find that the best way to learn is through carrying out projects. You will sit a placement test at the start of camp to determine the class that will help you improve the most, in small-sized groups from beginner to advanced. Language lessons are designed for students who are learning the chosen language. So if you are a native English- or French-speaker, it’s best to choose another subject.

English

A varied programme designed to help you apply your knowledge to a wide range of topics and themes, communicate better with your new international friends or refine your creative writing skills.

French

Native speaking teachers with a passion for their language and literature will help you develop your language skills with clarity and confidence. An ideal opportunity to explore new learning themes while at the same time improving your grammar and vocabulary.

Maths

Our Maths lessons are taught through fun, varied and interactive lessons. Great for getting ahead for the coming school year! Lessons are offered in English.

Our pedagogical model

Our teachers plan their lessons according to project-based methodologies, whether in the English, French or Maths classes.

 

Throughout the camp, students work as a class, or in smaller teams, in small groups or as a class to finalise themed projects which are presented at the End of Camp Ceremony. These presentations can range from videos to podcasts, products, demonstrations or activities. During past summers, students have made homemade toothpaste, their own cheese, map reading challenges, city guides, a news show, stop motion videos, story-telling and written their own poems.

 

The benefit of learning through projects is that students apply their new subject knowledge in a practical and fun way. The result is engaging with the study material using all senses and ways of learning (listening, talking, reading, writing, sharing). This model also allows different subjects to work on a common project, such as Maths and French, which often leads to interesting results. 

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My Passion

3 of your weekday afternoons are dedicated to your passion academy of choice from golf, mountain sports or media making.

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For all budding adventurers ready for new challenges! Explore all that Crans-Montana has to offer in adrenaline sports, from skateboarding and BMX to climbing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Whatever your level, you will work on your handicap with professional coaches on one of the most stunning courses in Switzerland, home to the Omega Masters.

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From flying drones to making short films and learning how to use a camera, the extensive digital facilities at Le Régent and the beautiful nature around Crans-Montana are yours to make your creative dreams a reality.

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Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are dedicated to exploring new adventures, picking from a wide range of activities including creative workshops, water activities, skatepark, indoor skydiving, escape room and more in Crans-Montana and the Valais. You’ll choose your adventures once you arrive at the camp.

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We are mountaineers at heart and can’t wait to show you around our alpine playground. You will spend your weekend taking part in an unforgettable expedition, making your way up to an altitude of 2,200 m. where we will sleep under the stars after a delightful fondue.