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Spend an amazing summer at the ENSR international summer camp!

Organised for kids aged 9 to 18, the summer camp of the Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande offers quality language courses along with amazing summer activities in a safe and warm environment.

Don’t Miss the First Day of the Summer Camp!

ENSR Summer Camp Switzerland Swiss Alps

A summer camp in the lakes and mountains

As every year for the past 60 years, the ENSR summer camp takes place over 5 weeks in July and August in Champéry, in the Swiss Alps.

Organised by the Lausanne-based international school Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande, the summer camp welcomes international students from 9 to 18 from all over the world.

The summer camp is a great opportunity for  young international students to discover Switzerland, make new friends and enjoy an unforgettable experience!

2024 Summer Camp Details

Camp Pricing

1 week

CHF 2’120.-

2 weeks

CHF 4’240.-

3 weeks

CHF 6’180.-

4 weeks

CHF 7’840.-

5 weeks

CHF 9’500.-

Camp Dates

30.06.2024 - 06.07.2024
07.07.2024 - 13.07.2024
14.07.2024 - 20.07.2024
21.07.2024 - 27.07.2024
28.07.2024 - 03.08.2024
07.07.2024 - 03.08.2024
DELF or Cambridge

Add a trip to Europa Park to your camp programme!

In addition to our summer camp, you can sign up for a 2 day weekend at Europa Park: Europe’s most famous amusement park in Germany!

Greatly improve French and English skills

Every morning, our teachers give French and English language classes to small groups (7 students maximum).

This means our teachers can offer an individualised programme to each student. We also offer preparation courses for DELF or Cambridge YLE exams, a great plus for our students who can then easily certify their level in French or English.

Summer Camp Switzerland Language Camp

Have fun & play sport - Have fun and play sport

Sports and Leisure Programme

Language learning, daily sports, aquatic or adventure parks, cultural activities, games, outdoor experiences… A wide variety of activities ensure an amazing summer time during the camp. After the ENSR summer camp, our students return home full of enthusiasm about the wonderful time they have had!

ENSR Summer Camp Switzerland Swiss Alps Climbing

Enjoy the Multisport Course

Looking for adventure and sports challenges rather than language courses? Great! Sign up for a multisports formula including a unique range of sports, suitable to all ages.

A 100% exciting sports programme!

summer time in a warm and safe environment

Summer Camp Switzerland Student in Accomodation
Summer Camp Switzerland Student in Accomodation
Summer Camp Switzerland Student in Accomodation
Summer Camp Switzerland Student in Accomodation
Summer Camp Switzerland Student in Accomodation

Stay in delightful accommodation

The camp is located at Hôtel Suisse in Champéry, a beautiful village surrounded by mountains in Valais, in Switzerland. The hotel, built in the old style of a traditional Swiss house boasts the warm and friendly atmosphere typical of Swiss chalets.

Students stay in very nice 2-bed rooms, complete with a private bathroom. The bedrooms offer a quiet place to relax after the excitement of the activities of the day and the broad, open spaces in the common rooms enjoy breathtaking views.

Enjoy a safe environment with a friendly & qualified staff

Champéry is a small and peaceful village where everyone is welcomed as a local. The camp staff are experienced and highly qualified. That makes it the ideal place to enjoy all the activities in total safety!

Summer Camp Switzerland Friendly Staff

Are you ready for your next summer?

Discover the activities that will make an unforgettable experience or sign up now for next summer!

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About the camp


Find answers to all your questions about the ENSR Summer Camp.

What is the weather usually like during the ENSR summer camp?

At this period of the year, the temperatures can vary from 10° to 30° Celsius, though they are generally between 15° and 25°C. In the mountains, there can be some showers or thunderstorms, as well as very sunny days.

What should my child wear and bring at the camp?

Here is a non-exhaustive list of what your child can wear and bring at the ENSR Summer Camp.

  • Walking shoes
  • City shoes
  • Sneakers for inside (to be used inside the sports centre only - no black soles)
  • Windproof jacket (K-way)
  • Sweater
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Trousers
  • Swimming suit and towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap
  • Backpack (small or medium) and flask
  • Tracksuit
  • Toiletry kit
  • Underwear
  • Pyjamas
  • Pencil case (pen, 2 pencils, 1 rubber, 1 ruler, 4 colour pens)
  • Dictionary French-your mother tongue or dictionary English-your mother tongue, depending on the course you have chosen
  • Tennis racket, balls, etc.

Should I pack some bed linen and towels?

All bed linen (sheets, pillows, …) and towels are provided by the hotel during your stay.

Is laundry included for long stays at the summer camp?

Cleaning of personal clothes is included in the price for the students who stay more than two weeks.

Is the camp safe if my child brings his own laptop for example?

If your child brings his/her lap-top and other electronic devices, they can be stored in a safe by the Director of the camp. Please note we decline any responsibility in case of theft, loss or damage.

Is there any Wi-Fi available in the camp hotel?

Wi-Fi is available. Throughout the hotel the use of the Internet is limited and controlled depending on the age of the child.

Should I provide pocket money for my child’s stay? If so, how much?
  • You can give pocket money to your child for his/her stay (about CHF 50.-/week). The Director will put it in a safe and it will be handed out to your child upon request. Please note that all pocket money should be in cash.
  • If your child would like to take part in additional activities, please be so kind as to give him/her enough money, since these activities have to be paid on the spot.
  • Furthermore, children going back home by plane should have about CHF 100.- with them in case of possible excess luggage weight fees.

Are there any additional activities? How much do they cost?

Tennis: booking of a court: CHF 10.-/hour/pers.

  • Lessons: CHF 80.-/hour for 1 person.
  • CHF 90.-/hour for 2 persons.
  • Please bring your own racket and balls.

Horse riding:

  • lunge: CHF 35.-/half hour
  • ride: CHF 38.-/hour (only for experienced pupils)

Paragliding: CHF 120.-/flight (only with parents’ written authorization)

  • The above-mentioned activities can take place during free time, about 2 hours every two days.
  • Please note that all these activities should be paid for in cash on site.
  • The sports centre is only two-minutes’ walk from the Hotel Suisse!

How can I get to Champéry by car?
  • Follow the motorway Lausanne—Montreux—Aigle—St-Triphon.
  • Exit St-Triphon, direction Champéry—Morgins.
  • In Champéry, stay on the main road, which follows the railway line, until you arrive at the sports centre. Then turn right and go up the street. The Hotel Suisse is located about 200 meters above the sports centre (next to the main church).
  • Get directions
From which airport can my child get to the camp?

You can fly to Geneva Airport. Note we also organise shuttle transport  from the airport directly to the camp. All information is detailed on the pricing page.