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Haut-Lac International Centre Summer School and Language Centre

Address: Chemin de pangires 26, 1806 Saint Légier, Switzerland
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Haut-Lac International Centre Summer School and Language Centre

  • Students age: 8-17 years
  • Course duration: 2-6 weeks
  • Course dates: from June 26 to August 6 Sundays, departures on Saturdays).

Haut-Lac International Center, a popular international language school, Haut Lac, organizes interesting summer courses for students from around the world aged 8 to 17 years. This is an excellent opportunity to spend the summer in a cozy and hospitable, picturesque Switzerland, to raise the level of the language (you can choose German, English or French), to master new sports. The language center Haut-Lac International Center is small enough - the maximum number of students reaches 110 people, and in one class deals with up to 10 people - which allows each child to receive personal attention from the teacher, count on an individual approach. A private family-type school was opened in 1987, and for almost 100 years almost 100% of students are satisfied with their stay on interesting combined programs combining education, sport, creativity, excursions and active recreation.

The large campus of the Haut-Lac International Center (25 thousand square meters) is located at the foot of the Swiss Alps, in the village of Le Sierne. The road to the famous resort of Montreux takes only 45 minutes, to the picturesque Lake Gruyère - 10 minutes, and you can get to the international airports of Geneva and Zurich in 1-2 hours.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Haut-Lac International Centre Summer School and Language Centre

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-11
from 1 440 CHF / week

A universal combined language course for students who want to learn fun, comfortably and with pleasure!

Each week, there are 20 academic sessions (1 lesson = 40 minutes): each student can choose a language for study - English, French or German. Before the beginning of the classes all students pass the testing of the level of knowledge, which distributes them according to the initial level of preparation. All basic skills develop: reading, listening (listening to speech), writing and speaking; The vocabulary expands, pronunciation improves and the emphasis is adjusted. Translation from class to class (to more advanced) is possible every Monday: this increases the intensity of the course and makes the training more comfortable. At the end of the training each student receives a corporate certificate indicating the level reached. Classes are conducted by professional, qualified teachers who have extensive experience working with foreign students and international groups.

The program is provided for two age groups: 8-11 years and 12-17 years. The cost of the program includes 1 excursion for the whole day.

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including a combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6.

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • English + Activity = 1440 CHF.
29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-15
from 1 440 CHF / week

A universal combined language course for students who want to learn fun, comfortably and with pleasure!

Each week, there are 20 academic sessions (1 lesson = 40 minutes): each student can choose a language for study - English, French or German. Before the beginning of the classes all students pass the testing of the level of knowledge, which distributes them according to the initial level of preparation. All basic skills develop: reading, listening (listening to speech), writing and speaking; The vocabulary expands, pronunciation improves and the emphasis is adjusted. Translation from class to class (to more advanced) is possible every Monday: this increases the intensity of the course and makes the training more comfortable. At the end of the training each student receives a corporate certificate indicating the level reached. Classes are conducted by professional, qualified teachers who have extensive experience working with foreign students and international groups.

The program is provided for two age groups: 8-11 years and 12-17 years. The cost of the program includes 1 excursion for the whole day.

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including a combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6.

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • English + Activity = 1440 CHF.

Swiss Business Camp

Business English for children 15-18 years.

Students are divided into groups of 2-4 people (group classes are also conducted in small classes) and learn the language features of the international business sphere. Students try to make business plans and business concepts, study the work and structure of large organizations and corporations, study marketing, management and accounting. Experienced teachers and trainers themselves have experience in the business sphere, give students relevant information in the form of games, role-playing situations.

The cost of the program you can check with your manager.

29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-15
from 1 680 CHF / week

Language + Entertainment

An interesting combined program, in addition to foreign language lessons, which includes a lot of excursions, leisure and entertainment activities, active recreation and sports, creative electives. The price of the course already includes 2 excursions for the whole day and 2 for several hours (every week of stay).

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • Language + Entertainment: 8-11 years = 1680 CHF, 12-17 years = 1740 CHF.
29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-15
from 1 740 CHF / week

Language + Entertainment

An interesting combined program, in addition to foreign language lessons, which includes a lot of excursions, leisure and entertainment activities, active recreation and sports, creative electives. The price of the course already includes 2 excursions for the whole day and 2 for several hours (every week of stay).

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • Language + Entertainment: 8-11 years = 1680 CHF, 12-17 years = 1740 CHF.
29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-15
from 1 700 CHF / week

Language + Sports

The combined course includes foreign language lessons (English, German, French - for choice) and sports training for the chosen specialization:

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Sports camp (multi-activity).

Academic studies of medium intensity. Lessons are held in the morning and are aimed at the overall development of all key skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking, expanding vocabulary, improving pronunciation and correcting accent.

Sports classes are available for students with any level of preparation: both beginners and more experienced, advanced athletes. Qualified trainers carefully follow the observance of safety techniques, help to master the basics and new techniques, the subtleties of the chosen sport.

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6
  • Sailing, computer camp = from 3 July to 6-9 August
  • Golf = from July 17 to July 23
  • Horse riding = July 10-16.

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • Language + golf = 1700 CHF
  • Language + riding = 1700 CHF
  • Language + sailing = 1700 CHF
  • Language + sports camp = 1740 CHF.
29.06.2020 -31.07.2020
8-15
from 1 440 CHF / week

Language + Sports

The combined course includes foreign language lessons (English, German, French - for choice) and sports training for the chosen specialization:

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Sports camp (multi-activity).

Academic studies of medium intensity. Lessons are held in the morning and are aimed at the overall development of all key skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking, expanding vocabulary, improving pronunciation and correcting accent.

Sports classes are available for students with any level of preparation: both beginners and more experienced, advanced athletes. Qualified trainers carefully follow the observance of safety techniques, help to master the basics and new techniques, the subtleties of the chosen sport.

Dates of courses:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6
  • Sailing, computer camp = from 3 July to 6-9 August
  • Golf = from July 17 to July 23
  • Horse riding = July 10-16.

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • Language + golf = 1700 CHF
  • Language + riding = 1700 CHF
  • Language + sailing = 1700 CHF
  • Language + sports camp = 1740 CHF.

Accommodation and food

Haut-Lac International Center students are provided with cozy, fully equipped and furnished bedrooms: 32 double, 6 quadruple and 4 six-bed, comfortably located on the floors. There are two spacious dining rooms, where meals are organized according to the full boarding system. If students go on a long excursion, everyone gets a full lunch in a convenient travel package. The diet is always varied, tasty and balanced, includes a large number of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, Business and management, Business fundamentals, chemistry, design, economics, English, English literature, Filmography, French, French literature, geography, history, human and society, maths, music, Natural Sciences, physical Culture, physics, The art of dance, Visual arts
Events list: skiing, sporting events

Events Haut-Lac International Centre Summer School and Language Centre

For participants of summer programs Haut-Lac International Center a rich and diverse extra-curricular program is prepared, including several interesting excursions. Children visit the most original cities of Switzerland (Bern, Geneva, Zurich, Lucerne, Basel, Montreux, Lausanne, Gruyères), scenic natural attractions and national parks, cheese shops and chocolate factories.

The widest opportunities for sports and outdoor activities are available:

  • volleyball
  • tennis
  • orienteering
  • basketball
  • ]
  • board games
  • aerobics
  • beach soccer
  • soccer
  • mountain biking (mountain bike)
  • badminton
  • lacrosse
  • Swimming
  • cross
  • beach volleyball
  • softball
  • squash
  • air hockey
  • bowling
  • Frisbee
  • chess
  • mini-golf
  • tourism.

There are many studios for creatively gifted children, art workshops and electives, interesting thematic events are held: [ 999.51]

  • the design of party dresses
  • board games
  • Arts and crafts
  • The Olympic Games
  • Drama
  • Party games
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Cinema
  • cooking
  • show programs and concerts
  • photography
  • quizzes and competitions
  • sports games and competitions.

Equipment Haut-Lac International Centre Summer School and Language Centre

The campus of the language school Haut-Lac International Center fully meets the high international requirements for convenience and comfort. For children 9 classrooms and 5 game rooms, cozy bedrooms for living, a functional fitness room and art workshops were prepared. There is a common living room for recreation and socializing, a cinema hall: in your free time you can take tables for billiards and table tennis, air hockey, table football, play prefixes or work out on the beach volleyball court. On fine days, students gather on the comfortable spacious terrace-veranda (there is a separate barbecue area here), there is a spacious, green and well-kept park area for walking.

Term dates and fees

The cost of Haut-Lac International Center programs is (price is per person per 1 week):

  • language + Activity = 1440 CHF
  • language + entertainment: 8-11 years = 1680 CHF, 12-17 years = 1740 CHF
  • language + golf = 1700 CHF
  • language + cooking = 1700 CHF
  • language + horse riding = 1700 CHF [999.12 ]
  • language + sailing = 1700 CHF
  • language + sports camp = 1740 CHF
  • Sports camp: 12-17 years old = 1620 CHF, 8-11 years old = 1560 CHF
  • Computer camp = 1740 CHF [ 999.20]

Course dates:

  • Activity, entertainment, sports camp (including combined course with English lessons) = from June 26 to August 6
  • Sailing, computer camp = from 3 July to 6-9 August
  • Golf = from 17 to 23 July
  • Cooking = 24-30 July
  • ] Horse Riding = July 10-16

The indicated cost is already included:

  • Training on the selected program
  • Extracurricular program
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Training aids, books and materials
  • Excursions and walks
  • Branded T-shirt of the camp. [999.50 ]

Not included in the price and is charged additionally:

  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Registration fee = 100 CHF
  • Deposit for student personal expenses (refundable) = 500 CHF
  • Courier Delivery of documents = 80 CHF
  • Supplement for underage unaccompanied minors = 50 CHF
  • Transfer (one way): Geneva airport = 250 CHF, Zurich airport = 300 CHF
  • Round trip air tickets
  • Medical insurance = 85 CHF / week.
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Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 3500 CHF
  • Private lessons 1000 CHF

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Marshatta Mangansakan
Hi! I would like to inquire about your summer camp in Switzerland. When will it start? I want to enroll my sons for summer camp and I hope that it will beholden 3rd week of June. Please do let me know more information about your summer camp specially the location and dates. Thank you so much!
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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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