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SILC ACADEMY Winter Leadership Camp near Gstaad
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If you want a varied, interactive, and educational programme that will give your child the confidence to lead, invest in the SILC Academy Winter Leadership Camp. Every day of the one-week programme for international students from 10 to 17 years of age presents exciting new challenges to overcome, and its multidisciplinary itinerary combines learning with fun.


SILC Academy holds its sought-after Winter Leadership Camp in the picture-perfect alpine village of Château d’Oex. Located near the world-famous ski resort of Gstaad, the easily accessible region is the ideal setting for outdoor adventures in the snow.

Students stay in a luxurious boarding house with a mix of international alumni. All rooms are single or twin and come with an ensuite bathroom.

The package includes transfers from the airport or train station.

School Info:

The Swiss International Leadership Camp (SILC) has 11 years’ experience working with the world’s most prestigious schools. The organization aims to help students unleash their full potential through workshops, camps, and conferences that combine education and fun.

Winter Program:

The SILC Winter Leadership Camp combines various exercises and activities to educate and engage students aged between 10 and 17.

The one-week programme sees scheduled activities held in the morning, afternoon, and evening, each of which runs on a rotating roster to keep things fresh. Activities operate in English, any student with a basic understanding of the language can participate.

Sports, Arts, Fun Activities and Excursions:

The winter camp includes a wide array of exciting activities to build leadership, teamwork, problem-solving skills, and self-esteem.

Outdoor activities include Show shoe hikes, glacier and mountain expeditions, cross-country skiing, igloo building, tobogganing, ice skating, downhill skiing and snowboarding, navigation challenges, torch walks, and more.

A plethora of workshops and educational activities take place in the programme: film making and interviews, winter survival and first aid, team leadership, and personal action plans, to name a few.

To celebrate the spirit of the season, participants will visit the Montreux Christmas Markets on the final day of the camp.


One-week programme taking place in December.

  • Session 1: 11th-17th December 2021 for 7 days
  • Session 2: 18th-24th December 2021 for 7 days

Example of Daily Schedule

9:00-9:15 Leadership workshop

9:15-12:00 Tobogganing Park

12:30 Lunch

13:30-17:00 Snowshoe hike with integrated leadership training

17:00-18:30 Leisure time

18:30 Dinner

19:30-21:30 Evening activities/games



SILC ACADEMY Winter Camp in Gstaad, the Swiss Alps

Telephone number: +44 20 3455 2249
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