SILC Adventure Camps

Unique journey based camps

Our Adventure Camps offer participants the experience of a lifetime, as they embark on a 2-week journey with a small group of  young people across mountains or sea.

Accompanied by qualified experts, our students develop important leadership and life skills while enjoying a wide range of outdoor activities, excursions, games and educational workshops over the course of the trip.

These exciting journeys are open to anyone aged 12 to 17 who will benefit from a very personalised approach.

We offer two distinct SILC Adventure Camp programmes:

  • LIMITED PLACES LEFT: Sea & Island Adventure Camp – A 2-week journey aboard a 50 foot luxury yacht, starting in Saint-Raphaël on the Côte d’Azur in the South East of France, sailing around the coast of Corsica and ending in Port-Vecchio.
  • FULLY BOOKED! Mountain & Valley Adventure Camp – A 2-week stay in the Pennine Alps of Valais. The first week is based our mountain campus in Saas Fee. During week two students embark on five-day glacier mountaineering expedition to reach a 4000 metre peak.

Scroll down for details and dates for this summer 2021!

We offer a purpose-designed leadership programme delivered by experienced trainers, subject experts, water sports instructors, and mountain guides. The programme is based around measurable learning outcomes which are fully integrated and applied in all outdoor activities.

Throughout camp, our students develop skills such goal setting, time management, leadership, global citizenship, communication, teamwork and more, all while having the time of their lives together with other young people from around the world!

Open to new and returning students

Our SILC Adventure Camps are open both to new students, as well as those who attended our summer camps, winter camps, school camps, workshops or conferences. Students who have attended other SILC programmes can continue the journey and further develop their leadership skills while enjoying completely new activities!

Register with no health or financial risk

So that you can safely secure your child’s place now, without worrying about any financial impact, we have updated our policies to offer a full refund if :

  • Your child is travelling from a high-risk country, as determined by the Swiss or French government,
  • Your child’s flight/travel is cancelled or in-coming flights to Switzerland or France are banned,
  • Your child is required by Switzerland or France to self-quarantine on arrival.

See our Covid-19 measures and flexible booking policy

Swiss International Leadership Camp & Academy

We are a premier Student Leadership organisation with 12 years of experience in the education industry and are a proud member of a variety of international school organisations and councils.

We work with students from the world’s top schools to help unlock their potential through our school workshops and school camps throughout the academic year, our summer and winter camps in Switzerland and one or multiple day conferences around the world, open to all students.

Our programmes are specially designed using our SILC curricular framework to combine amazing activities and fun games alongside workshops and evaluations, and has proven to be a powerful tool for developing student learning and leadership skills. We bring together the very best of our winter activities, school workshops and student leadership modules.

Sea & Island Adventure Camp: LIMTED PLACES LEFT!

We will have two 2-week Sea & Island Adventure Camp sessions taking place:

SESSION 1: JULY 3RD-JULY 17TH 2021
SESSION 2: JULY 17TH-JULY 24TH 2021

A one of a kind experience open to those between the ages of 12 and 17.

Embark on a unique journey down the Corsican coast from the comfort of our 50 foot sailing yacht, stopping at countless stunning sights along the way.

Participants will enjoy a diversity of activities including sailing & navigation, kayaking, rock climbing, coasteering (“sea canyoning”), scuba diving, karting, laser game, a mountain expedition, and more!

The development of leadership skills is fully integrated throughout the entire 2-week camp and combines leadership modules on diverse topics such as goal setting, resilience, communication skills, etiquette and global citizenship with exciting activities on the sea, beaches, mountains and towns of the island of Corsica.

Highly experienced trainers and instructors guide students through fun challenges, workshops, games and outdoor activities, with reflection sessions at the end of each activity to turn it into a valuable learning experience.

Participants receive a certificate and overview of personal achievements as well as a learning plan at the end of the journey to help them continue the development of the skills they learned.

Mountain & Valley Adventure Camp: FULLY BOOKED!

A one of a kind experience open to those between the ages of 12 and 17.

Based in the picturesque mountain town of Saas Fee, surrounded by stunning nature and some of the highest peaks in the Alps.

For the first week participants will enjoy many activities including high ropes, rock climbing, via ferret, boat game on a mountain lake, mountaineering training and more. In the second week, the group then embarks on a 5 day expedition to reach a 4000m peak, accompanied by experienced mountain guides.

The development of leadership skills is fully integrated throughout the entire camp and combines leadership modules on diverse topics such as goal setting, resilience, communication skills, etiquette and global citizenship.

Highly experienced trainers, instructors and guides accompany students through fun challenges, workshops, games and outdoor activities, with reflection sessions at the end of each activity to turn it into a valuable learning experience.

Participants receive a certificate and overview of personal achievements as well as a learning plan at the end of the journey to help them continue the development of the skills they learned.