Adventure Camp , Switzerland , Leysin

Programme suitable for ages 10-17

This outstanding Adventure Camp programme takes full advantage of the exceptional opportunities provided by its glorious setting high in the mountains of the Swiss Alps. Available to campers is choice of challenging activities, rarely seen together in one camp location.

Early booking is essential for this busy and popular outdoor adventure programme as it tends to be fully booked many months before the summer season starts.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programme Overview

The aim of this programme is to acquire vital skills needed to safely enjoy the outdoors whilst having fun and sharing adventure with new found friends.

We ensure that there is a careful balance between testing activities that demand hard work, skills and intensive application mixed in with fun team-building sessions and using the outstanding indoor facilities of the two well-equipped Leysin Sports centres.

Every weekday morning campers leave our camp base to enjoy a challenging and thrilling range of activities and sports that includes:

Summer Camp rock-climbing
Summer Camp hiking
Summer Camp mountain-biking
Summer Camp a high-ropes course
Summer Camp nature trails
Summer Camp white-water rafting (15+)
Summer Camp outdoors survival skills
Summer Camp orienteering
Summer Camp educational workshops focus on the Alpine environment

One of the highlight of the two-weeks is the scenic trek high into the mountains to stay overnight at an authentic mountain hut at Lac Lioson High above the alpine village of Les Mosses campers enjoy cooking dinner and a meal ‘al fresco’ in the terrace with an amazing view. Around the camp-fire campers play games and swap stories amongst much laughter and fun.

Safety Matters - Qualified Staff

Our trained counsellors work as a team under the leadership of an experienced Village Camps Programme Coordinator who ensures a vital emphasis on safety, high quality equipment and appropriate clothing and equipment for the campers.

The Village Camps’ team is assisted by fully qualified local specialist staff with first-hand knowledge of the terrain when taking part in specialist activities/sports.

Accommodation, Excursions & Activities

Campers stay at the Village Camps owned and managed Swiss Alpine Centre. The centre has spacious, mainly en-suite bedrooms for 3-4 campers as well as lounges and recreational areas and impressive dining facilities. The campus is well situated just above the main village and close to its excellent sport and leisure facilities.

There are exciting excursions to Geneva, the lakeside town of Lausanne, a chocolate factory and the Water-Park in nearby Aigle.

There is a variety of afternoon and evening activities both in Camp and outdoors, which campers from all programmes participate together. These all camp activities are organised and supervised by Village Camp counsellors.

Further details on the excursions and on the activities available at the Leysin camp can be found on the Switzerland Overview Page.

" Just a small word to tell you and your team a big thank you for taking care of my daughter. She had a blast and she is super happy with what she lived and experienced during 2 weeks. It was a real adventure for her and she loved it. "

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