Language summer camps abroad: Central Résidence Campus (13-17)

From 1280.- GBP
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The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodation
Residence
Options available
Tennis, Adventure, Horse riding, Ice Hockey
Camp start dates
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08 / 04.10 / 11.10 / 18.10.2021
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Ages
13 - 17 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Spain, Russia, etc..
ratings
48 authentic opinions
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

With its sunny terrace with views of the Alps, indoor swimming pool, spacious classrooms and large dining hall, the Leysin campus is sure to delight our younger participants! All students stay on-site in cosy bedrooms decorated in a traditional Alpine style. They can enjoy the multiple recreational areas to meet and have fun with their new international friends. The centre is located 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of Leysin, near many shops and a wide variety of sports facilities for all tastes. This is the perfect location to make the most of the countless leisure options available in this exciting holiday resort!

Notes:
- During the summer, the course centre also welcomes younger participants, ages 8 to 14. The activities programme for the 13-17-year-olds, however, is organised separately.
- The course centre also welcomes participants during spring and autumn. However, during this period there is only one age group (8-17) for the activities programme.

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Included in the price
  • Language course
  • Course material 
  • Student card and city map
  • Diploma or certificate
  • Travel documents
  • Bus Travel Card
  • School bus service
  • Accommodation, full board
  • Activity programme
  • Excursions programme
  • Supervision by French-speaking group leaders
  • Train station transfer (pick-up and drop-off) (Leysin-Feydey)
  • Visitor's tax

Standard french programme (Summer) (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 7 week(s)
1 week From 1280.- GBP
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 7 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. All students at the centre, from ages 8 to 17, take part in the classes together, according to their level. There are never more than 15 students per group in order to guarantee lively, interactive French lessons. All classes are taught by native speakers, only in French!

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Course info
Week(s)
1
1280 GBP
2
2840 GBP
3
4080 GBP
4
5340 GBP
5
6650 GBP
6
7960 GBP
7
9270 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 250 GBP
PLUS tennis, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS adventure, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(12.04.2021 - 07.05.2021 & 28.06.2021 - 13.08.2021)
190 GBP
PLUS horse riding, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2021
Starting dates 5 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07.2021
Starting dates 6 wk
28.06 / 05.07.2021
Starting dates 7 wk
28.06.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

Intensive french programme (Summer) (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 7 week(s)
1 week From 1360.- GBP
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 7 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. All students at the centre, from ages 8 to 17, take part in the classes together, according to their level. There are never more than 15 students per group in order to guarantee lively, interactive French lessons. All classes are taught by native speakers, only in French!

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Course info
Week(s)
1
1360 GBP
2
2370 GBP
3
3420 GBP
4
4480 GBP
5
5580 GBP
6
6680 GBP
7
7780 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

PLUS tennis, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS adventure, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(12.04.2021 - 07.05.2021 & 28.06.2021 - 13.08.2021)
190 GBP
PLUS horse riding, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2021
Starting dates 5 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07.2021
Starting dates 6 wk
28.06 / 05.07.2021
Starting dates 7 wk
28.06.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

Standard french programme (spring/autumn) (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 4 week(s)
1 week From 1280.- GBP
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. All students at the centre, from ages 8 to 17, take part in the classes together, according to their level. There are never more than 15 students per group in order to guarantee lively, interactive French lessons. All classes are taught by native speakers, only in French!

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Course info
Week(s)
1
1280 GBP
2
2840 GBP
3
4080 GBP
4
5340 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 250 GBP
PLUS tennis, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS adventure, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(12.04.2021 - 07.05.2021 & 28.06.2021 - 13.08.2021)
190 GBP
PLUS horse riding, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS ice hockey, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(04.10.2021 - 22.10.2021)
190 GBP
UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 04.10 / 11.10 / 18.10.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 04.10 / 11.10.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 04.10.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
12.04.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

Intensive french programme (spring/autumn) (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 4 week(s)
1 week From 1360.- GBP
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. All students at the centre, from ages 8 to 17, take part in the classes together, according to their level. There are never more than 15 students per group in order to guarantee lively, interactive French lessons. All classes are taught by native speakers, only in French!

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Course info
Week(s)
1
1360 GBP
2
2370 GBP
3
3420 GBP
4
4480 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 250 GBP
PLUS tennis, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS adventure, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(12.04.2021 - 07.05.2021 & 28.06.2021 - 13.08.2021)
190 GBP
PLUS horse riding, 3 lessons/week (per week) 190 GBP
PLUS ice hockey, 3 lessons/week (per week)
(04.10.2021 - 22.10.2021)
190 GBP
UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 04.10 / 11.10 / 18.10.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 04.10 / 11.10.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 04.10.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
12.04.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

French + tennis programme (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 7 week(s)
1 week From 1470.- GBP
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Tennis: 3 of 120 minutes
Course duration
1 - 7 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Tennis: 18:00-20:00 (Tues, Thu), 17:00-19:00 (Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
1
1470 GBP
2
3220 GBP
3
4650 GBP
4
6100 GBP
5
7600 GBP
6
9100 GBP
7
10600 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08 / 04.10 / 11.10 / 18.10.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 04.10 / 11.10.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 04.10.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
12.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2021
Starting dates 5 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07.2021
Starting dates 6 wk
28.06 / 05.07.2021
Starting dates 7 wk
28.06.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

French + adventure programme (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 7 week(s)
1 week From 1470.- GBP
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Adventure: 3 of 120 minutes
Course duration
1 - 7 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Adventure: 14:00-16:00 (Tues, Thu, Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
1
1470 GBP
2
3220 GBP
3
4650 GBP
4
6100 GBP
5
7600 GBP
6
9100 GBP
7
10600 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
12.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2021
Starting dates 5 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07.2021
Starting dates 6 wk
28.06 / 05.07.2021
Starting dates 7 wk
28.06.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

French + horse riding programme (residence) (13-17 years)

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 7 week(s)
1 week From 1470.- GBP
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Horse riding: 3 of 120 minutes
Course duration
1 - 7 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Horse riding: 14:00-17:00 (Tues, Thu, Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
1
1470 GBP
2
3220 GBP
3
4650 GBP
4
6100 GBP
5
7600 GBP
6
9100 GBP
7
10600 GBP

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 50 CHF

Options

UM (unaccompanied minor) service (pick-up and drop-off) 70 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Arrival and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
240 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
Different arrival and departure times
320 GBP
Airport transfer from/to Geneva (pick-up and drop-off)
private
670 GBP
Train station transfer from/to Leysin-Feydey (pick-up and drop-off) (included)
Transfer by bus
Pick-up : Please contact us for further information.
100 GBP
Starting dates 1 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 03.05 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 09.08 / 04.10 / 11.10 / 18.10.2021
Starting dates 2 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 26.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 02.08 / 04.10 / 11.10.2021
Starting dates 3 wk
12.04 / 19.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07 / 26.07 / 04.10.2021
Starting dates 4 wk
12.04 / 28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2021
Starting dates 5 wk
28.06 / 05.07 / 12.07.2021
Starting dates 6 wk
28.06 / 05.07.2021
Starting dates 7 wk
28.06.2021

Arrival: Sunday Departure: Saturday

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

90% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

48 students gave their opinion about this school

15 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ich habe den Aufenthalt sehr genossen und habe neue Freunde gefunden. Dazu habe ich meine Französischkenntnisse verbessert. Die Lektionen waren abwechslungsreich und das Projekt, dass wir am Schluss vorgeführt haben, fand ich eine gute Idee. Ich hatte freundliche Mitschüler/innen die mir auch oft geholfen haben. Die Ausflugsangebote und Aktivitäten fand ich super und habe es auch genossen.
1 week, July 2020
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, August 2019
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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« La piscina, la jacuzzi, il bagno turco »
14 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, August 2019
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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15 years old - Spain
/ 5
En general ha ido muy bien La escuela muy bien, pero el comedor y la calidad dela comida muy mal.
3 weeks, June – July 2019
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, he avanzado bastante »
13 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2019
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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« Die lehrer waren sehr gut und hilfsbereit und motiviert »
15 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, August 2019
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (3 / 5)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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14 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Qualität des Essens lässt zu wünschen übrig. Man merkte, dass das Essen geliefert wurde. Vielleicht könnte mit ein paar wenigen Hilfsmitteln die Qualität des Essens erhöht werden. Leider wirklich sehr spärlich. Vom Essen war ich sehr enttäuscht. Der Raum wo wir gegessen haben, war schön und angenehm.
1 week, July 2019
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja bestimmt ein paar. Es hätte sicher noch etwas mehr geholfen, wenn anstelle von Grammatik grösserer Fokus auf das mündliche. »
School highlights
« Multikultureller Austausch mit MitstudentenAusflüge (Salzfabrik)Pool-Party4-er Zimmer mit Dusche / WC »
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, June – July 2019
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, weil ich viel mit meinen Lehrern gesprochen habe. »
School highlights
« Lehrer und Staff Personen waren sehr nett! »
13 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Organisation vor Ort war mangelhaft. Fehlende Betreung und nicht einhalten der Lagerregeln. Die Lehrer verlangten viel zu viel obwohl die Schüler gesagt haben das sie es nicht schaffen. Aktivitäten in der Freizeit sind deswegen für unsere Klasse gestrichen worden.
2 weeks, July – August 2018
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (1.7 / 5) (Other)
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« Etwas »
15 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, July 2018
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Shared apartment)
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Testimonials
Tanja Zürcher
Tanja Zürcher
Leysin
Duration: 2 Weeks

Leysin is a little village in (the Swiss canton) Vaud, near Lake Geneva. The mountain village offers many sporting opportunities. It has a sports centre with tennis courts, a wave pool, a gym, squash courts and also an ice-rink. You can also play minigolf! I found the ESL school super! Every morning, all of the students go to the school, in classes suited to their language level, and then in the afternoon you do various activities. The ESL teachers are all young and affable people. Once a week, everyone goes to a rope course or water park, which is always fun. At the weekends, we explore the area around Lake Geneva and visit Lausanne, Montreux, Vevey or Geneva. I would recommend spending your holidays in Leysin, as you will not only find pleasure in the French language at the ESL school, but also many new friends!

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Le Central residence
Participants stay in cosy alpine-style quadruple bedrooms located within the course centre. Each room has an ensuite bathroom, a TV and telephone, while each participant has their own desk and wardrobe. Bed linen and towels are provided. You'll have your meals in the centre's large cafeteria together with the other international students. Make the most of the on-site indoor swimming pool and games area to relax after classes. The French teachers also live on-site to ensure students' well-being.

The school offers a wide range of activities. In the afternoons, you’ll take advantage of the nearby sports facilities to enjoy various sports and leisure activities in spectacular surroundings. You will also have the opportunity to explore the region around Lake Geneva through shopping trips and area cultural excursions, while social game nights and disco parties keep your evenings exciting. On Sundays, full day excursion options include Montreux/Vevey, Le Bouveret or Gruyères. You can also visit plenty of excellent local museums including the Olympic Museum of Lausanne, the Alimentarium in Vevey or the Château de Chillon.

Please note that some optional activities (tennis, adventure, horse riding) must be booked in advance.

Sample weekly programme
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Arrival and welcome Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes + test Free time Adventure Park
Afternoon Activity programme Activity programme or PLUS course Excursion to Château de Chillon Activity programme or PLUS course Activity programme or PLUS course Shopping in Montreux
Evening Icebreaker games Sports tournament Games night Talent show Barbecue Disco party Movie night Icebreaker games
For stays of one week only, weekend excursions are not included

PLUS courses:
Tennis:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Adrenaline:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)
Not available 03.10 - 23.10.2021

Horse Riding:
3 x 3 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Ice Hockey
3 x 3 hours (3 afternoons per week)
Available 03.10 - 23.10.2021

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