Organised in a unique partnership between the SILC Academy and the prestigious boarding school College Champittet, the camp offers educational excellence with a personalised approach at a stunning, green campus in Lausanne on the banks of Lake Geneva. Students enjoy the outstanding facilities, green oasis and lake views that College Champittet has to offer, coupled with the exciting activities, valuable and tailored leadership guidance and personal feedback from the talented and experienced team of senior SILC trainers.
Each year students from all over the world come together at the Champittet Summer Leadership Camp to build friendships, have the time of their life, discover themselves and unlock their potential through outdoor challenges and personalised guidance from expert trainers and industry leaders. From rock climbing to goal setting, canyoning to communication and from glacier expeditions to planning and optimising, each day brings along a new adventure and leadership skill, so students are up for an exciting and transformative summer experience!
A unique camp experience
The summer camp enhances students’ learning and personal development in a fun and inspiring way. It combines fantastic games, incredible outdoor activities and excursions with entertaining team challenges and leadership workshops in a beautiful and safe Swiss environment. Participants are guided by a team of senior trainers, industry experts and professional mountain guides which makes it an exciting and truly enriching experience for students from all over the world.
Students delight in a programme of unparalleled fun and diversity with thrilling activities in the pristine Swiss nature, watersports, mountain expeditions, team games and challenges, social events, excursions to Swiss highlights and meaningful, dynamic leadership sessions which help them make the best of their summer and all the years to come.
Watch their student ambassador Robyn share her experience of the camp: Summer Leadership Camp Switzerland or see what families have to say about their experience: Activities & Learning at the Swiss Summer
We offer a varied and balanced programme with activities to be enjoyed by everyone.
Some of the activities include:
Through the variety of activities and team challenges at camp, we help students develop essential leadership and 21st century skills, such as:
Language at camp
All activities and workshops are offered in English and a basic English understanding is sufficient to enjoy the camp to the fullest.
Dates Summer 2022
There are 3 two-week sessions that can be extended to any duration:
Session 1: July 4th to July 17th
Session 2: July 18th to July 31st
Session 3: August 1st to August 14th
Alternative arrival and departure dates can be arranged upon consultation.
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