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Altitude Camps
Verbier, Switzerland

2 Chemin de Saint Christophe - 1936 Verbier - see on map
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Altitude Camps - Juniors
What we like about the school
  • Healthy fresh food prepared by a private chef.
  • Beautiful location in a quiet mountain town nestled high in the Swiss alps with amazing views.
  • A variety of activities to choose from including hiking, swimming, team sports and games, baking, ice-skating and many more.
  • On campus accommodation offered
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Location: Altitude Camps Verbier provides summer camps to junior students from the beautiful and scenic town of Verbier, Switzerland. The profound nature of the location allows for multiple outdoor activities to be a big part of these summer camps. Verbier is 1 hour 45 minutes from Geneva airport and 1 hour from the beautiful Swiss Riviera, Montreux.

Course selection: These summer programmes are available to students from 3-14 years. The Marmot Camps are day camps reserved for students aged 3 to 5 years. The Day Camps or Residential experiences are for students aged 6 to 14 years. Programmes are available in French and English. All courses include a quality activity and lesson plan, which engages students in the language they are learning, plus allows them to enjoy the beautiful location of Verbier, Switzerland. Activities included in the programmes can include museum visits, scavenger hunts, fire-building, baking, Mini-Olympics, mountain hiking, swimming, yoga, hockey and much more! These camps really are packed with fun and games for junior students to enjoy throughout.

Accommodation: The accommodation for the immersive summer programmes can be homestay within a local family or on-site camp accommodation with other students on the programme. The residential accommodation is generally 2-4 boys or girls per room, with each room having its own private bathroom. The residence has 24-hour security, and students are always welcome to speak with the in-house staff and camp counsellors whenever they wish.
  • The language school Altitude Camps was founded in Verbier, Switzerland in 2000.
  • Legal name / parent company: Altitude Camps SARL.
  • Tax registration ID: CHE-292.031.759

English Courses

General Language

Information for all courses offered by Altitude Camps

Comments about courses

Transfer fee from Geneva airport: CHF 100 (one way), CHF 200 (round trip).

Additional options:

  • Tennis coaching: CHF 150 per hour
  • Golf coaching: CHF 150 per hour
  • Language tuition: CHF 100 per hour
  • Swimming lessons: CHF 150 per hour
  • Paragliding: CHF 200 (Tandem Flight).

Lesson duration
60 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 100 CHF. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023, 04 Jul. 2023, 08 Jan. 2023.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.

Lessons needed per English language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Profiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
Note: All courses offered by Altitude Camps, Verbier can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Altitude Camps

“I believe we have that special touch of passion which you rarely find. Our team live in Verbier year round & bring knowledge & experience.”
Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
English teacher qualifications
50% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 9:00
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Altitude Camps and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Table tennis

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Halal food offered at the school

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 3
    Number of public PC workstations: 1

Student Age

Average number of students
In summer: 5
Minimum age of students
3 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 1
Adult courses Throughout the year: 1
Junior courses In summer: 3
Junior courses Throughout the year: 1
Average age of students
In summer: 11 years
Throughout the year: 1 years

Age of students

Visa Documents

Nationals from Pakistan require a visa to enter and study in Switzerland.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 20 CHF
North America: 30 CHF
South America: 30 CHF
Africa: 40 CHF
Oceania: 40 CHF
Asia: 40 CHF
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Horse riding1 km
Table Tennis-

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities


Adults - Paid activities

Hiking - From CHF 100 per hour Golf - CHF 150 per hour Tennis - CHF 150 per hour

Junior - Free activities


Junior - Paid activities

Swimming - CHF 150 per hour Golf - CHF 150 per hour Tennis - CHF 150 per hour Paragliding - CHF 200 (Tandem Flight)


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FAQ about Altitude Camps, Verbier

  • English courses at Altitude Camps start at 523 CHF for Marmot Camp course with 5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Residential Camp , Day Camp
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Altitude Camps varies from 4 students (Marmot Camp) to 8 students (Residential Camp )
  • 50% of teachers at Altitude Camps hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Altitude Camps offers courses from 3 years (Marmot Camp, 5 lessons per week) to 14. Average age is 11 during the summer and 1 for the rest of the year.


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