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.
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.
The SILC Winter Leadership Camp combines various exercises and activities to educate and engage students aged between 11 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.
Upon request, each session can be extended or shortened to any duration.
Example of Daily Schedule:
9:00-9:15 Leadership workshop
9:15-12:00 Tobogganing Park
13:30-17:00 Snowshoe hike with integrated leadership training
17:00-18:30 Leisure time
19:30-21:30 Evening activities/games
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