SILC Academy

Junior Gstaad Summer Leadership Camp

Over 10 Years Old?

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One of Europe’s Best Junior Summer Camps in Switzerland!

Designed for Juniors

Our specially crafted programme is tailor-made for junior students aged 7 to 10, ensuring a perfect balance of excitement and safety in every activity. With engaging and age-appropriate challenges, our junior camp promises an unforgettable experience. Thanks to our optimal trainer-to-student ratio, each child receives personalised attention, ensuring they feel supported every step of the way. Whether it’s their first time or they’re returning for more fun, their Swiss summer adventure awaits


Unparalleled programme

Designed to unlock student’s full potential. We dive into a world of exploration, providing students the possibility to surpass their comfort zones, expand their horizons, identify and reach their goals, and hone in on their leadership skills with our immersive modules. Students instantly become a part of our SILC Family, forging forever friendships. The familial environment along with our diversified programme is designed to help students thrive throughout their camp experience.


A full week of camp adventures and fun!

The Gstaad Junior Summer Leadership Camp presents a meticulously crafted programme that keeps children captivated with exceptional activities throughout the day. With a keen focus on delivering the renowned Swiss quality, our programme integrates engaging workshops from our Leadership Modules. These workshops cover a range of essential skills, including optimisation, communication, global citizenship, goal setting, teamwork, and pushing the boundaries of one’s comfort zone. Plus, children can look forward to thrilling adventures like the Glacier Expedition, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, High Ropes, and much more. Dive into the excitement below!

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One-week programme for JUNIORS

July 14th-July 20th 2024: Limited places!

We welcome participants aged 7 to 10.

All-inclusive Fee
All-inclusive fee per student: 2,900.- Swiss francs
Mandatory insurance fee: 200.- Swiss francs


The fee

The fee is all inclusive and covers the entire camp programme including all the activities, rental equipment, and meals, as well as transportation to and from Geneva International Airport or Geneva Train Station during regular pick-up/drop-off times* if required.

Arrival & Departure

We pick all our international students up and drop them off at Geneva International Airport or Geneva Train Station upon arrival and departure. Alternatively, we happily welcome students directly at our campus. Our Travel Forms are accessible closer to summer, to ensure all students experience a smooth transitional period.

Food for all diets

We have a top chef who serves European and international dishes made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Salads, vegetables and fruits are always available, and vegetarian, religious, medical and any other special diets can also be catered for.

Language at camp

The main language during camp is English and a basic day-to-day understanding of English is sufficient. Students will improve their language skills throughout camp in a natural way interacting with our SILC Team and their peers.

*Please note that if pick-up/drop-off is not possible during regular pick-up/drop-off times (10:00AM-3:00PM), the extra charge for a pick-up/drop-off is 300.- Swiss francs per direction. 


Reach out to us, ask questions and let us help you create the perfect summer adventure!


Welcome to our Junior Gstaad Summer Leadership Camp, where fun, excitement, and learning collide in the stunning Swiss Alps! Nestled in the charming town of Château-d’Oex, our camp offers the perfect blend of adventure and personal growth. Dive into thrilling outdoor activities like river rafting, hiking, rock climbing, and more, all while honing essential leadership skills like communication, time management, and teamwork.

Our picturesque campus ensures that students are surrounded by nature, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the summer camp experience. With minimised bus rides, we maximise time for unforgettable adventures and exploration of Switzerland’s most breathtaking locations, from the Gstaad Valley to Montreux and beyond.

But it’s not just about fun and games! Throughout the camp, students engage in workshops focused on personal development, covering topics like goal setting, prioritisation, and collaboration. By the end of the programme, participants receive a course completion certificate and a Personal Action Plan, showcasing the 21st-century skills they’ve mastered.

Join us for an unforgettable summer filled with laughter, learning, and lifelong memories. Experience the thrill of outdoor adventures while gaining valuable leadership skills that will last a lifetime. Explore our camp photos below and


Home Away From Home

A campus in the midst of nature nestled between a beautiful valley, traditional villages and the Swiss Alps

Our campus is located in the picturesque village of Château d’Oex that presents an array of exciting experiences. The region’s charm stems from the mountain views and the traditional Swiss chalets adding to the special atmosphere that the surroundings provide. Nestled between the sophisticated town of Gstaad and renowned for its famous cheese – Gruyères, some of the most stunning places await our young explorers to discover.


Organisation & Safety

Our experienced and international team has all the expertise required to manage the camp with great care, passion, attention for detail, operational excellence and safety.

We are dedicated to upholding the highest standards for creating a wonderful learning experience and looking after the health, safety and well-being of our students. We give all the support needed to ensure students are safe, enjoy their time and perform to the best of their abilities.

Gstaad Summer Leadership Camp in Switzerland

Register to unleash an unforgettable summer experience in the midst of the spectacular Swiss Alps. Limited places left!