From 1050 CHF
From 1050 CHF
● Professional tutors
● Outdoor activities
● Accommodation in Tipis
● Smartphone free camp
Levels: Beginner to Proficient
Accommodation: Chalet and camping
Arrival and departure: Arrival is on Sunday, departure is on Saturday
Age range: 12 - 17 Years
“Over every Mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.”
- Theodore Roethke
Explore the valleys, reach the heights and drift off the beaten track: fRilingue’s taking you into the wild!
Need fresh air and to live outdoors under a sky that’s ablaze with stars? Do you want to live out an adventure, and to feel that you really exist in contact with the elements and new sensations?
Then join our brand new Alpine Adventure Camp in Valais this summer!
For teens aged between 12 and 17 years.
From descending the zip line at a breathtaking height, to rock climbing and canoeing down the river, many adventures await you here!
Warning: adrenaline rushes are guaranteed!
However, this camp does not consist simply of cheap thrills, you’ll also learn from your adventures in the heart of Europe’s mountainous nature. These practical lessons, including fauna & flora, geography and the energy issues of the region, will all be taught in English by our very own answer to Bear Grylls!
A checklist of what you’ll learn during this camp:
This is an intense camp for young people who want to move, act in thought and think in action - nature and culture go hand in hand for an intense and complete experience!
Please note: each week's programme may change depending on the participants, the size of the group and the weather.
05.07 / 12.07 / 19.07.2020
These rates include professional guides, accommodation, food and outdoor activities.
In the morning, initiations in natural philosophy, biology, botany, zoology and geography will be taught in English.
|1 Week||1050 CHF|
|2 Weeks||1850 CHF|
Accommodation is in the dormitories of our spacious chalet Relais de Dranse.
The chalet is situated in Liddes, Saint Bernard, on the Dranse, a headstream of the river Rhone, about 5 minutes below the pass road to the Aosta Valley in Italy. Sprawling countryside, towering mountains and no passing traffic make it absolutely perfect for autentic outdoor adventures!
During the overnight hiking excursion, you'll set-up camp out in the wilderness. Taught and assisted by our professional instructors you'll set-up a bivouac style camp just as real mountaineers do!
|Chalet and camping||Some nights will be spent in our chalet, some will be spent wild camping.||No Fee|
|Morning||Nature lessons in English (plants, animals, geography)||Hike||Adventure Park|
|Afternoon||Arrival||Orientation Course||Climbing||Mountain trottinette||Departure for the overnight hike||Canoeing/ paddle boarding|
|Evening||Dinner & ice breakers||Adventure Challenges||Campfire||Artistic workshop||Camping||Relaxed evening|
This is a sample programme. Activities and excursions may change depending on weather and other factors beyond our control.
Laundry Service (for participants who need to wash their clothes): 40 CHF
Special diet (gluten free, lactose free...): 100 CHF
(for students coming from abroad countries)
A member of our team welcomes the young participant at the airport and takes him/her to the camp together with other students. The last day, he or she is accompanied back to the airport. Please make sure you book your arrival and departure flights on a Sunday and inform us as soon as you can about the details. The flight is not included in the price.
1. Geneva: Every Sunday - 150 CHF each way
2. Geneva: For flights arriving outside the hours of 10am - 6pm - 400 CHF each way
3. Private transfers from Geneva or Zurich airport - 500 CHF each way
friLingue offers an unaccompanied minor service at the cost of 50 CHF each way for incoming minor students. Please check your airline's age restriction guidelines. You may find further information on the Unaccompanied Minor Service by clicking on the following link: here.
Accompanied Train Ride from Zurich or Bern:
(for Swiss participants)
A member of our team waits for the participants in Zurich or Bern (each time at the main train station) and takes them to the camp along with other children and teenagers (by bus or train). At the end of the week, the participants are accompanied back to Zurich or Bern (again, to the main train station) until their parents (or another adult designed by the parents) wait for them.
Price (per way): 80 CHF from or to Zurich, 60 CHF from or to Bern (price includes the train ticket)
Price (per way) for participants with a General Abonnement (GA): 25 CHF from or to Zurich, 20 CHF from or to Bern.
Please note that for any late change (10 days before the camps or less) after booking this service (cancellation or other destination), friLingue will have to charge administration fees (40 CHF).
Arrivals are on Sundays between 5 and 6pm at the chalet where friendly members of our staff will be waiting to welcome you and show you to your room Departures are every Saturday after the excursion between 3.30 and 4pm at the train station of that week’s excursion location. The exact time and location will be confirmed by the camp leader during the week. It is also possible for parents or guardians to collect their children directly from the camp either on Friday evening or on Saturday morning before 10am, we just kindly ask that you notify the camp leader in advance.