Alpadia is a famous summer camp in the famous Montreux-Riviera resort area. The Alpacia Montreux language school is a step away from the waterfront of Lake Geneva. Also it is located near the station. But transport accessibility is not the only advantage of the summer camp.
The summer camp in Montreux is an excellent choice for active teenagers. Spending a summer vacation in the Swiss lake district can be beneficial for health and academic purposes. Training in the summer school will improve French, get acquainted with the sights of the Riviera and other resort regions on Lake Geneva, find many new friends, gain experience with people of different nationalities and cultures.
General French for teens:
Short information . Vacation course for those who want to improve French and spend the summer in the Swiss Alps.
About the course . The language program lasting 1 - 3 weeks (maximum - 6 weeks) is available in two versions:
The program provides for the study of French vocabulary and grammar. Particular attention is paid to the perception of speech by ear and communication on specific topics.
The age of students : 13 to 17.
Start dates : 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - August 15, 2015.
Requirements for crediting : French - A1 and higher.
Learning outcomes : improving conversational skills, expanding the general vocabulary, the practice of communication in a language environment.
Class size: up to 12 people.
The length of the lesson is : 45 minutes.
Cost : from EUR 1405 per week for the standard course (20 lessons per week) and from EUR 1495 per week for the intensive course 25 lessons per week.)
The price includes accommodation in full board, 24-hour observation of children, training, study materials, entrance test, student card (ticket), welcome services, pocket money service, Certificate of completion of the course, standard leisure program (except for additional options: creativity - from 120 CHF, art of expression - from 120 CHF, tennis - from 200 C HF). Individual lessons - 300 CHF per week.
Alpadia Montreux Summer Camp organizes accommodation for its students in host families. Teenagers live 2 people in a room. Facilities, kitchen, recreation areas are shared. Meals in the family are provided on board. In the menu - European, French, Swiss cuisine. An additional advantage of family accommodation is an active language practice during after-hours.
Extensive extracurricular program is one of the advantages of Alpadia Montreux-Riviera. Outsourses are organized for students. Foreigners can get acquainted with the sights of Montreux itself, colorful Lausanne, visit the cheese and chocolate factory, stroll through the castle of Chillon, get adrenaline in the "Labyrinth of Adventures", have fun in the water park.
The sports part of the program is represented by football, volleyball, basketball. Also, students are offered swimming, badminton, ping-pong, mini-golf, floorball and handball. The program includes beach games on the shores of Lake Geneva, riding on catamarans, kayaks.
Additionally, paid sections are offered:
The schedule is determined by the intensity of the selected program.
The school's infrastructure is represented by an auditorium, a gym, a cafeteria, several recreation areas, playgrounds. Wi-Fi is available on site.
The summer camp is open from July to August. Start dates of shifts: 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - 15.08.2015.
Transfer (both ways):
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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| - 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)
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- 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.