Saint-Charles International School – Summer Experience

Overnight Camp & Group Trips
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Welcome to Saint-Charles International School - Summer Experience

Join us on a transformative journey with our dynamic summer program, where each morning is a gateway to academic excellence and exploration. For four enriching hours a day, students immerse themselves in a diverse array of academic classes, ranging from languages to STEM and performing arts. Through engaging instruction and hands-on experiences, students not only sharpen their linguistic skills, unlock the mysteries of science and technology, or unleash their creative potential on stage but also cultivate a deep passion for learning that extends far beyond the classroom.

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Overview

Join us on a transformative journey with our dynamic summer program, where each morning is a gateway to academic excellence and exploration. For four enriching hours a day, students immerse themselves in a diverse array of academic classes, ranging from languages to STEM and performing arts. Through engaging instruction and hands-on experiences, students not only sharpen their linguistic skills, unlock the mysteries of science and technology, or unleash their creative potential on stage but also cultivate a deep passion for learning that extends far beyond the classroom.

In our STEM classes, students are immersed in the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. From coding and robotics to hands-on experiments and collaborative projects, students grapple with real-world challenges, honing their problem-solving skills and nurturing their curiosity.

Alternatively, students can opt to explore the enchanting realm of performing arts, where the stage becomes their canvas and creativity knows no bounds. Under the guidance of seasoned theater professionals, students unleash their imagination, cultivating their acting, singing, and dancing talents as they prepare for captivating musical productions and theatrical performances.

But the adventure doesn't stop there. Afternoons burst with excitement as students venture out into the breathtaking landscapes of both the Jura region and other captivating locales across Switzerland. From scenic hikes through lush valleys to cultural expeditions in bustling cities, every outing is a chance to broaden horizons, forge lifelong friendships, and create unforgettable memories.

In addition to language, STEM, and performing arts classes, our comprehensive program also includes a leadership class. Through this empowering course, students develop invaluable leadership skills such as communication, teamwork, decision-making, and problem-solving, preparing them to become confident and effective leaders in their academic and personal lives.

Accommodation

Savor ease and pleasure in our outstanding lodgings, which are intended to enhance every facet of your summertime adventures. A lively student lounge awaits them, complete with a cutting-edge home theater that brings movie nights to life and entertaining foosball and pool tables.

For our female students, a haven of relaxation awaits just across the street. Nestled in a charming home, each room is a sanctuary of privacy and tranquility. With only two students per room, indulge in the luxury of personal space, complete with ensuite showers and bathrooms. Plus, unwind in style within the cozy lounge and whip up culinary delights in the fully-equipped kitchen.

For our male students, cozy camaraderie awaits in shared accommodations. Each room pairs students with a roommate, fostering friendships and shared experiences. While the bathrooms and toilets are conveniently located just outside the rooms, an exclusive cabin ensures privacy during showers, allowing for a refreshing and rejuvenating retreat after a day of adventure.

Enjoy the luxuries of a home away from home, where each element has been thoughtfully designed to improve the stay of each camper and guarantee an incredibly memorable summer. Daily cleaning routines and the provision of brand-new bed linens and towels by our committed housekeeping staff guarantee immaculate living environments. Every student can also enjoy the ease of turning in their laundry once a week to be cleaned and folded by devoted staff, freeing them up to concentrate on enjoying their summer to the fullest.

Shared Bedrooms

Max 2 campers per room

Private Rooms

Private rooms are available

Separate Bathrooms

Non-ensuite bathrooms

Ensuite Bathrooms

Room with ensuite bathroom

Facilities

Dining Room
Classrooms
Laundry
Cinema
Fireplace
Computer room
Arts room
Science room
Music room
Games Room
Library
Gym
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Soccer Court
Basketball Court
Volleyball Court
Hockey Field
Horseriding Arena
Golf course
Archery
Running track
Dance studio
Ice rink

Activities

In the afternoons, we'll whisk students away on an exciting journey through the picturesque landscapes of Jura and beyond, ensuring they not only unravel the charms of Porrentruy but also explore diverse corners of Switzerland. With a plethora of activities spanning water sports, tennis, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, and more, each week promises exhilarating adventures. From the bustling streets of Zurich to the historic landmarks of Bern, the serene shores of Lausanne, and the cosmopolitan vibes of Geneva, our weekly city excursions unveil Switzerland's treasures. Delve into the art of Swiss chocolate making, witness the craftsmanship at cheese factories, and marvel at the precision of watch manufactures. With a dynamic schedule that evolves weekly, campers are guaranteed fresh discoveries and endless excitement

Evenings on campus come alive with an array of unforgettable experiences awaiting our campers. From lively board game showdowns to cozy campfires under the twinkling stars, cinematic delights during movie nights, to electrifying Friday parties pulsating with music, photobooth fun, and a delectable food buffet. Each night promises to be a highlight of their summer adventure.

On top of that, at an additional cost, we offer our captivating “Big Sunday” activities that promise a unique experience to our students. From hot air balloon tours over the Bern region to canyoning adventures, visits to the picturesque village of Grindelwald, immersion in Swiss watchmaking craftsmanship, and a weekend excursion to Europa Park and Rulantica in Germany – there is something for everyone!

Academic Courses

Language classes, STEM, performing arts, Leadership
15 hours of language classes, 5 hours of STEM or performing arts, 5 hours of Leadership class

Language Lessons

Embarking on a journey of language and discovery, our summer camp offers students a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a rich tapestry of learning experiences. Each morning, students are greeted with the vibrant prospect of language classes. These classes serve as the cornerstone of our program, providing a solid foundation for linguistic exploration. With a choice between beginner and intermediate levels, students can tailor their learning journey to suit their proficiency and aspirations. They can choose between either French or the universal language of English. Our dedicated and high qualified instructors guide students through a dynamic curriculum designed to foster fluency and confidence.

For three invigorating hours each day, students engage in immersive language sessions, where they hone their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Through interactive exercises, cultural insights, and real-world applications, students not only master the intricacies of grammar and vocabulary but also develop a deeper appreciation for the nuances of language and culture.

English
French

15h lessons /w

15h of lessons per week will be taught

Contact the camp

+41324661157

How to get to there

Address: Saint-Charles International School, Rte de Belfort 10, 2900 Porrentruy, Switzerland
Closest Airport: Basel
Airport Pickup: Basel or Zurich

Things to know

Cancellation Policy

For all bookings CHF 600.- the registration fee is non-refundable• A full refund of the Camp fee is available before March 15th. A refund of 50% of the Camp fee is available before April 15th. Any refund is not possible after April 16th.

Covid Measures

2 students per room

Health & Safety

We have a nursery inside the school. The hospital is 4 minutes away from the school.

Staff & Student Ratio

1 staff for 4 campers

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